US-Islamic summit begins in Riyadh with more than 50 leaders participating

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Read excerpts from Trump’s speech at Arab-Islamic-US Summit in Riyadh

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Donald Trump meets with Gulf leaders in landmark Riyadh summit

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Kingdom, Washington agree ‘Joint Strategic Vision Declaration’

:: Saudi Arabia and the US on Saturday agreed a “Joint Strategic Vision Declaration” covering aspects like diplomacy, trade, More »

Saudi Crown Prince, Trump discuss measures on combating terrorism

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Category Archives: Society

Classroom training in Saudi Arabia to mitigate cyber-attacks

Come 6-11 May and Riyadh will host instructor-led classroom training sessions in order to prevent and mitigate the impact of cyber-attacks. To be organized by SANS Institute,

Saudi social media users break silence on violence against women

Saudi women found an innovative way to break their silence and expose stories of harassment, rape and physical abuse they face often on a daily basis. The

E-link between general, appeal courts ordered

Walid Al-Samaani

Minister of Justice Walid Al-Samaani has ordered the electronic link between the criminal and family affairs and appeal courts on an experimental basis, according to a ministry

Experts: Rising prices will hit middle-income group hard

Economists have warned that the effects of rising prices of fuel and a number of other services provided by the state will be felt in a period

Addiction to social networking ‘harming society’

Addictive use of mobile phones for social networking is causing serious problems in Saudi society including traffic accidents, divorce and behavioral problems, cutting across age, gender and

When diversity breeds creativity

Members of the faculty and staff of Dar Al-Hekma University’s Visual Communication Department presented a weeklong research exhibition from Nov. 8. Titled “Diversity Breeds Creativity”, the exhibition

SR20m in aid for 4,420 young men and women for marriage

Engr. Saad Al-Zahrani

The Charitable Society for Marriage and Family Guidance in Jeddah revealed that 4,420 men and women were provided with SR20 million to get married. Saad Al-Zahrani, financial

Generational transgression

Influenced by popular Western culture, many young men in the Kingdom today walk around with strange haircuts, jewelry and funky attire, Al-Riyadh newspaper reports. The question is

Riyadh orphans face lack of social services

Ten percent of Riyadh’s population consists of families with orphans, with few having access to basic social services, according to a researcher from King Saud University (KSU).

Unlicensed weapons found on 17 women

Saudi courts reviewed last year 17 cases involving possession of weapons by Saudi and resident women, including those who relied on such weapons for self-protection in some

Hotel receives ‘special’ guests

Twenty youngsters at the Disabled Children’s Association (DCA) recently got first-hand experience about the hospitality industry and also a healthy break from the monotonies of life. The

Al-Hogail: Solving housing problem needs joint effort

Majed Al-Hogail

Housing Minister Majed Al-Hogail has underscored the need for joint efforts between the government and private sector to solve the lack of housing facilities for citizens. “The

Indian Islahi Center fetes 3 community members

All India Islahi Center

Three prominent figures from Jeddah’s Indian community were recipients of the first community services award instituted by the Jeddah chapter of All India Islahi Center. They are

Mobily signs agreement with Disabled Children’s Association

Mobily has signed an agreement with the Disabled Children’s Association to support DCA’s projects through Content Services provided by the company under the name “Mobily Customers Project”.

Role of family in thwarting extremism stressed

A number of experts have stressed the importance of the family’s pivotal role in preventing children from being exposed to deviant thoughts and attempts by terrorist groups

Firms to be fined for stating incorrect reason for dismissal

The General Organization for Social Insurance (GOSI) has announced that it would fine employers SR10,000 for denying workers their entitlements under the system by not correctly stating

Ministry of Education lays down rain rules for schools

The Ministry of Education has introduced a new rule which provides for classes to be suspended in case of rain. The ministry explained in a circular to

Woman invades male territory in Riyadh

The job of washing cars is generally considered a male profession. However, poverty has forced a woman in her twenties to invade this territory. Fatma, who lives

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