Terrorism scourge of this era, says King Salman

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Yemen launches investigation into human rights abuses in liberated areas

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Nasrallah says ‘hundreds of thousands’ ready to go to war against Israel

:: Hassan Nasrallah, Secretary General of Lebanon’s Hezbollah, warned Israel on Friday that thousands of fighters from different countries More »

Saudi Crown Prince to Al-Azhar Sheikh: Muslims count on their institutes

:: Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman told Al-Azhar’s Sheikh Ahmed Al-Tayeb that Muslims count on Islamic institutes in More »

Saudi Arabia announces Eid will begin on Sunday

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Category Archives: Al Khobar

KSA hotel capacity increases in 2017

The Saudi Commission for Tourism and National Heritage (SCTH) said the number of hotels increased by 6 percent in 2017 to reach 2,036 compared to 1,908 in

Media, extremism among topics address at informal Shoura meeting

The media should scrupulously quote Shoura Council members and be precise when conveying members’ statements to the public, Speaker of the Shoura Council Sheikh Abdullah Al Al-Sheikh

Crimes that led to Al-Nimr’s execution

Sheikh Nimr al-Nimr

The Kingdom announced Saturday it had executed 47 prisoners convicted of terrorism charges, including Al-Qaida detainees and a prominent Shiite cleric who rallied violent protests against the

Saudi Arabia to issue SR20bn of bonds next week: Maaal

Saudi Arabia’s government is in talks with local banks to sell them SR20 billion ($5.3 billion) of local currency bonds next week, the Maaal financial website reported,

104 parking irregularities recorded in EP over 5 days for disabled parking

The Traffic Department in the Eastern Province (EP) stepped up its campaign to control offenders who deliberately grab parking places allocated for the disabled. This campaign resulted

Indian expats donate 282 units of blood for pilgrims

Indian expatriates in the Eastern Province donated 282 units of blood for Haj pilgrims on Friday. The event, organized by the Tamil Nadu Thowheed Jamaath (TNTJ) at

Jubail woman conned out of SR13,500

A Saudi woman in Jubail, Eastern Province, was duped of SR13,500 after receiving a call that she had won a prize of $200,000. The anonymous caller, disguised

SR1bn to develop infrastructure in EP

Alkhobar city

Development work on roads and traffic detours in Dammam and Alkhobar cause many traffic accidents and delays for commuters, especially during morning and peak hours. Major roads

Adel Al Jubeir sworn in as new Saudi foreign minister

Former Saudi Ambassador to the United States Adel Al Jubeir was sworn in on Monday before King Salman bin Abdulaziz as the kingdom’s new foreign minister, the

Al-Qarni: Extremism awareness programs for students needed

A leading Saudi scholar has urged the government to set up awareness programs on extremism for young citizens studying abroad, to counter the influence of terrorist groups

‘Govt bodies stalling on Saudization’

The Ministry of Civil Services said that insufficient numbers of Saudis were available to replace expatriates in the public sector, with 74,000 foreigners currently employed with the

Dhahran hotel employees donate blood for use during emergencies in Haj

About 50 hotel employees volunteered to donate blood in support of a corporate responsibility initiative by DoubleTree by Hilton in Dhahran on Thursday. “The Gift of Life

Young Saudis take pride in doing humble work

A large number of young Saudis have joined jobs that were considered beneath them in the past and are proving that such negative traditions and norms are

SR168m deal to run Causeway

The King Fahd Causeway Authority has signed a five-year operation and maintenance contract valued at SR168 million with the Kuwaiti-based Mudeer Contracting Co. The contract involves comprehensive

KINGDOM NEWS ROUNDUP

  Duties of mosque employees defined RIYADH — The Ministry of Islamic Affairs and Endowments has issued a booklet defining the duties of mosque employees, including the

NATIONAL NEWS ROUNDUP

  Blackmailer attacks Haia member DAMMAM — A member of the Dammam branch of the Commission for the Promotion of Virtue and Prevention of Vice (Haia) was

Why do maids in Kingdom commit such gruesome murders?

There have been frequent reports in the media about gruesome murders being committed by maids, in some cases against children, which raises the question of what is

KINGDOM : News Roundup

Gyrocopter crash leaves two dead JEDDAH — Two people aboard a gyrocopter were killed Sunday when the light aircraft crashed here, aviation authorities said. The “gyrocopter crashed

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