Saudi Arabia King Salman orders use of official terminology for persons with disabilities

Saudi Arabia King Salman orders use of official terminology for persons with disabilities

:: Saudi Arabia’s King Salman has urged all government agencies to adopt the term “persons with disabilities” in all official communications and media statements. The directive came after a recommendation by the More »

Lebanese PM: Our relations don’t change according to whims of political forces

Lebanese PM: Our relations don’t change according to whims of political forces

:: Lebanese Prime Minister Saad al-Hariri said in a speech Tuesday that his country’s relations with other Arab nations do not change according to the “whims and positions” of some political forces, More »

Iran’s Zarif: We will face any economic, military war efforts strongly

Iran’s Zarif: We will face any economic, military war efforts strongly

:: Tehran will defend itself against any war efforts, be they economic or military, Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammed Javad Zarif said, according to Iraqi TV during a visit to Baghdad on Sunday. More »

King Salman promotes, appoints 25 judges at various levels

King Salman promotes, appoints 25 judges at various levels

:: King Salman issued a royal decree on Monday promoting 25 judges at the Board of Grievances at various levels. The Kingdom is taking various measures to revolutionize its judicial system. Recently, More »

Saudi Arabia intercepts Houthi missiles heading toward Mecca, Jeddah

Saudi Arabia intercepts Houthi missiles heading toward Mecca, Jeddah

:: Saudi Arabia’s air forces on Monday intercepted two Houthi ballistic missiles over Taif, one heading for Mecca and the other for Jeddah, according to eyewitnesses. The Kingdom’s air defense forces were More »

 

Category Archives: Crime

Top official to stand trial in Jeddah floods

The Bureau of Investigation and Public Prosecution has referred the case of a government official accused of corruption in the Jeddah floods to the Administrative Court in Jeddah following interrogation, sources told the local media. The accused who is a

11 expats arrested for copper cable theft

The Riyadh Police has arrested 11 members of a gang of Pakistani nationals who stole copper cables from various stores in the industrial areas in the capital. The accused were staying in Riyadh and used to store their stolen goods

17,000 to sue SEC over outages

More than 17,000 citizens here plan to sue the Saudi Electricity Company (SEC) because it has allegedly failed to compensate them for losses caused by prolonged power outages a year ago during Ramadan. The power outages last year in several

Armed robbers arrested in Riyadh

Riyadh police have arrested two Saudis who took money at gunpoint from a shopkeeper in the west of Riyadh. Acting on a tip-off, police chased a Caprice car driving at high speed and apprehended the two robbers who stole SR1,700

Blackmailed for 20 years: Haia ends Saudi woman’s ordeal

The Commission for the Promotion of Virtue and the Prevention of Vice (Haia) has freed a woman from a person who had blackmailed her for 20 years. Turki Al-Shulail, the spokesman of the Haia, said the agency solved the case

Children are introduced to drugs at an early age

An official study has revealed that the majority of drug addicts in the Kingdom found their way to drugs at an early age. The study was conducted on 500 drug addicts who are receiving treatment at local hospitals to kick

300 medical errors reported in 2013

The number of medical errors in 2013 reached 300 cases and compensations worth SR10 million were paid out to the claimants, local media said quoting insurance experts. Wahid Al-Zikra, an insurance expert, said another SR20 million is due to be

Khamis Mushayt man admits killing brother, 8 years on

Khamis Mushayt police are questioning a 30-year-old Saudi man after he revealed that he had killed his 40-year-old brother eight years ago and buried his body in the back of their house. Col. Abdullah Dhafran, acting spokesman of police in

Shops flout baby milk pricing law

The Ministry of Commerce and Industry has begun intensive monitoring visits to a number of shops and pharmacies across the Kingdom in order to verify the application of the ministerial decree concerning the new pricing policy for infant formula. Inspectors

GCC to use iron hand for online abusers

GCC states have formed a joint team to speed up legal action against websites and social media platforms accused of violating the laws governing the use of cyberspace in the region, informed sources said on Thursday. Bahraini Telecommunications Minister Sheikh

Two held for jewelry heist in Madinah

Two men were arrested in Madinah for robbing jewelry worth an estimated SR300,000 from a villa owned by a Saudi citizen, Sabq newswire reported, quoting a Madinah police spokesman. Earlier, a citizen had informed the Al-Oyoun police office that his

12 expats arrested for cell phone lottery scam

Police have arrested 12 expatriates, all relatives from a South Asian country, for duping people via cell phones. The modus operandi involved making phone calls to people claiming that they were calling from a telecommunications company and convincing the victims

Abu Ghraib Prison – Iraq

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