Saudi Crown Prince: Attacks are test of int’l resolve against destructive acts

Saudi Crown Prince: Attacks are test of int’l resolve against destructive acts

:: Saudi Arabia’s Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman said on Wednesday that the attacks on Saudi Aramco oil facilities are a test of international resolve in the face of destructive acts that More »

Saudi Crown Prince says attacks on oil facilities are a ‘dangerous escalation’

Saudi Crown Prince says attacks on oil facilities are a ‘dangerous escalation’

:: Saudi Arabia’s Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman said the recent attacks on Saudi Aramco facilities represented a “dangerous escalation not only toward the Kingdom but also the entire world.” The Crown More »

Makkah Governor to announce moderation award on Wednesday

Makkah Governor to announce moderation award on Wednesday

:: Makkah Gov. Prince Khalid Al-Faisal will announce the winners of the 2019 moderation award at a press conference at King Abdul Aziz University on Wednesday. The award, in its third year, More »

Saudi Arabia wants global community to confront Aramco attackers

Saudi Arabia wants global community to confront Aramco attackers

:: The Cabinet on Tuesday strongly condemned the attacks on two Saudi Aramco facilities in Abqaiq and Khurais and reaffirmed the Kingdom’s ability to effectively deal with such attacks and their impact. More »

UAE’s FM Anwar Gargash says Aramco attacks are dangerous escalation

UAE’s FM Anwar Gargash says Aramco attacks are dangerous escalation

:: UAE’s Minister of State for Foreign Affairs Anwar Gargash said on Tuesday that the Aramco attacks are a dangerous escalation. Justifying the terrorist attacks on the two oil facilities as a More »


Category Archives: Taif

Saudi crown prince attends closing ceremony of camel festival

:: Saudi Arabia’s Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman patronized the closing ceremony of the 2nd edition of the Crown Prince Camel Festival on Sunday. The ceremony took place at the camel racing field in Taif, in the presence of princes,

Taif Season – Make Taif a favorite destination in KSA

Taif Season attracts over 2.5m visitors, cementing city’s status as a favorite destination in KSA :: Taif Season, which is one of 11 festivals being held across the Kingdom to promote the country as a global tourist destination, attracted over

New Taif projects reflect King Salman’s attentiveness to country’s development: Prince Sultan

Prince Sultan bin Salman

:: The inauguration of the new Taif projects by King Salman is a great event that reflects his attentiveness to the country’s development and proof that all Saudi provinces are in his heart, Prince Sultan bin Salman, the president and

$3 billion ‘new city’ at Taif

King Salman

:: Plans were approved on Sunday for a $3 billion “new city” at Taif, with more than 10,000 homes, a culture and heritage tourist center, technology and industry parks, a university and an airport. The project will occupy nearly 1,250

Saudi Arabia concludes Souq Okaz festival with march of families in Taif

:: Taif acting Gov. Saad Al-Maimouni sponsored the march of families of Taif (Homeland Unity) at the Souq Okaz in Taif. Abdullah Al-Sawat, executive director of Souq Okaz, said the march is one of the most important events of Souq

Saudi woman wins Okaz Entrepreneurship Award

Noha Al-Yousif

:: Saudi businesswoman Noha Al-Yousif won the first-place award at this year’s Okaz Entrepreneurship Competition at the level of both the Kingdom and the Arab world. Al-Yousif received the award at the opening of the 11th Souq Okaz, in the

450 Saudi actors and 35 riders roaming Souq Okaz

Souq Okaz

:: There are 450 actors and 35 horsemen wandering throughout Souq Okaz wearing traditional garb, telling the story of trade in the area in the olden days. Visitors can experience thousands of years of history in one location at the

BAE Systems to support outstanding Taif University graduation projects

Taif University and the Saudi company BAE Systems signed a five-year cooperation agreement to financially support special graduation projects and offer students scientific lectures. Turkey Al-Thubaity, university vice president for planning, development and community service, expressed the university’s appreciation for

Newborn Abandoned by Mother In Hospitals

Hospitals left to deal with newborns abandoned by mothers without IDs The Ministry of Health has said there have been frequent cases of women without legal IDs abandoning their newborns to avoid documentation complications, Makkah Arabic newspaper reported. Turaif Al-Aama,

2 wives ‘present’ younger wife to hubby, 70

A 70-year-old citizen of Taif got the surprise of his life when his two wives egged him on to get married a third time, and that too to a younger woman. They not only made the suggestion but also offered

Rain, snowfall forecast in north

Weather analyst Abdullah Al-Harbi has said that the north of the Kingdom is expected to witness severe cold with rain and snow. He added that northern areas will experience strong currents from eastern Turkey and the Black Sea. Heavy rain

People asked to stay away from valleys

The Presidency of Meteorology and Environmental (PME) on Thursday warned of low and medium-altitude clouds that are expected to form over Taif province and its surrounding areas, interspersed with rain-bearing storm clouds and active surface wind, which will continue until

Women have most scope in IT sector, says study

Women with specialization in information technology (IT) and related fields are much in demand in the labor market at 27 percent, followed by event management (24 percent) and photography (20 percent). The electrical maintenance demand was the least, at 10

Photo of Saudi suicide mosque bomber emerges

Security spokesman for the Saudi Interior Ministry has indentified the suicide bomber who targeted a mosque in Najran on Monday night as Saad Saeed al-Harthy. Al Arabiya has learned from official sources al-Harthy is 35 years of age and hails

Man kills grandma, uncle and Asian couple

Police arrested a man with a previous criminal record who allegedly killed two of his relatives and two neighbors in the Al-Sail area, north of Taif. Investigations are underway to determine the details of the crime. Media spokesman for Makkah

Taif residents decry water shortages

Several neighborhoods in Taif have been suffering from water shortages recently, according to residents. They said that they have had to queue for many hours outside water distribution points in the city for tankers. Many live in old neighborhoods where

Helicopter pilot loses life in Taif crash

A Saudi pilot died in a helicopter crash during a routine training flight in Taif on Sunday, a source at the Ministry of Defense announced. The crash occurred because of a technical glitch, which resulted in the death of Lt

Saudi policeman killed in raid, ISIS flags found

Yousef Abdullatif Shabab Al-Ghamdi

A Saudi policeman was shot dead on Friday during a raid in which three people were arrested and flags of the Islamic State of Iraq and Syria (ISIS) group were found, the interior ministry said. The killing came with the

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