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Give guidance before traffic tickets, Madinah drivers demand

Sami Al-Maghamsi Okaz/Saudi Gazette MADINAH — The recent increase in traffic violations in Madinah has prompted drivers to demand public awareness and guidance when it comes to traffic...

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Asian diplomats gather to discuss for next Haj season

Malaysian Consul General Mohd Khalid Abbasi Abdul Razak hosted a gathering of Asian diplomats on Wednesday to discuss preparations for the next Haj season. Consuls general of Bangladesh, Brunei,...

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Salons banned from offering massages, steam baths

Fahd Al-Manaee Saudi Gazette MAKKAH – The Makkah mayoralty has directed all branch municipalities to ban massage and spa services at barber shops in the city. The Youth Welfare Presidency...

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Pharmacies sell cancer-causing medicine despite warnings

Saudi Gazette report JEDDAH — In complete disregard to the Saudi Food and Drug Authority (SFDA)’s instructions to pharmacies issued a month ago not to sell medicines containing...

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Hai’a arrests expat over illicit seclusion

Fahd Al-Manaee Saudi Gazette MAKKAH — The Commission for the Promotion of Virtue and Prevention of Vice (Hai’a) arrested an expatriate working for a well-known recruitment office...

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Switched medicine sends patient into coma

Saudi Gazette report HAFR AL-BATIN — The lack of coordination and close liaison between the medical and nursing teams in King Khalid General Hospital in Hafr Al-Batin has allegedly resulted...

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Pak diplomat meets labor officials to voice concern

Saudi Gazette report JEDDAH — Pakistan’s Consul General Aftab A. Khokher called on the director general of the Labor Ministry in the Makkah province Wednesday and shared with him...

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Hai’a denies allowing women to ride bicycles

Mishal Al-Otaibi Saudi Gazette RIYADH — The Commission for the Promotion of Virtue and Prevention of Vice (Hai’a) has denied issuing any statement allowing women to ride bicycles....

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Kingdom, Iraq to resume air links soon, says envoy

Saudi Gazette report DAMMAM — The Iraqi ambassador to the Kingdom has said flights between the two countries will resume soon, 22 years after the outbreak of the first Gulf War to evict...

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Road Hazards

This truck laden with used electric cables was spotted moving amid heavy traffic on the Haramain Expressway in Jeddah on a busy evening in blatant disregard for all safety norms. — Okaz photo

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Reham free from HIV, lab reports confirm

Saudi Gazette report RIYADH — Reham Al-Hakami, the 13-year-old Saudi girl who was given HIV-tainted blood at Jazan General Hospital in February, has not contracted the killer virus, Al-Watan...

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SFDA and a water factory in Tabuk

Saleh Al-Turigee Okaz Just imagine, if the Directorate General to Combat Drugs only warned people of the hazards of narcotics instead of chasing drug traffickers. Imagine if drugs were being openly...

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Cutting up iqamas is no solution

Khalaf Al-Harbi Okaz No developed country in the world can do without foreign manpower. Even the United States, Canada and the leading European countries depend on foreign manpower to fill a number of...

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Saudi women’s ratio in health sector shoots up

Saudi Gazette report RIYADH — The percentage of Saudi women working in the Kingdom’s private health sector has shot up to 43.3 percent, according to a study. Saudi men are still...

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Driver abandons teachers on the road

JEDDAH — Police are searching for the driver of a minibus who is accused of abandoning a group of female teachers on a highway when they refused his requests for a raise. The teachers said...

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Student killed after minibus overturns

DAWADMI — A female college student died while five other women were injured when the minibus they were riding in overturned after it hit a stray camel. The driver of the vehicle was also...

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Female students faint at Jazan University

JAZAN – Dozens of female students fainted at Jazan University after a short circuit ignited a fire inside a building on the campus. The students rushed for the building’s exit but...

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Boy, 3, shot while playing with gun

ABHA — A three-year-old boy was shot in the head when the gun he was playing with accidentally went off. He was rushed to hospital and was listed in critical condition. Asir police spokesman...

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Expat accused of stabbing roommate

JAZAN — A Pakistani in his 30s has been accused of stabbing his Afghan roommate 15 times in the neck, chest and abdomen region following an altercation. The alleged assault took place at 3:00...

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Tang kids movement gains support

JEDDAH — The response by families and young children to donate toys to Tang’s toy drive has been remarkable, with 23,000 toys collected in just 63 days. Only 7,000 more toys are...

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