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Czech ambassador summoned over 'Satanic Verses' translation

The Ministry of Foreign Affairs has summoned the Czech Ambassador and expressed the Kingdom’s condemnation.

We need a media channel for the Two Holy Mosques

We are in dire need of a strong media channel that focuses only on the news of the Grand Mosque and the Prophet’s Mosque. Its mission should be to shed light on the efforts exerted throughout the year to improve services at the holy places and to respond to news reports blown out of proportion by our enemies.

Why do some Saudis engage in terrorism?

Why is terrorism planned by non-Saudis and carried out by Saudis?

Al-Sudais slams malicious media propaganda against Saudi Arabia

Al-Sudais slams malicious media propaganda against Saudi Arabia

Sheikh Abdurahman Al-Sudais, head of the Presidency for the Affairs of the Two Holy Mosques, slammed the tirade against Saudi Arabia over the accidents of crane crash at Haram and the Mina stampede.

Indian maid loses arm: Riyadh police vow swift and just action

Indian maid loses arm: Riyadh police vow swift and just action

The Indian domestic help, who lost her arm following a bid to escape her allegedly abusive sponsor, is on the path of recovery at a Riyadh hospital where she underwent a series of surgeries.

WWE fans go gaga

WWE fans go gaga

THOUSANDS of wrestling fans thronged the King Abdullah Sports Hall Thursday evening to watch their heroes in action as WWE superstars took to the ring.

Tunisian Nobel an 'inspiration' for Arab world

Tunisian Nobel an 'inspiration' for Arab world

WORLD leaders and international organizations hailed Tunisia's national dialogue mediators as a beacon of hope for the region after they won the Nobel Peace Prize on Friday for helping guide the country's transition to democracy.

Teens, weapons and violence

Teens, weapons and violence

OVER the past few years, an increasing number of young Saudi men have been involved in violent public confrontations.

Exposure to foreign pilgrims puts Makkah’s youth in unique spotlight

Exposure to foreign pilgrims puts Makkah’s youth in unique spotlight

EVERY Haj season, Makkah’s young men impress foreign pilgrims with their linguistic skills.

17th century ‘selfies’ show at Dutch museum the Mauritshuis

17th century ‘selfies’ show at Dutch museum the Mauritshuis

Back in the Dutch Golden Age, they were called self-portraits and were the preserve of highly trained artists who thought long and hard about every aspect of the painting. Now the Mauritshuis museum is staging an exhibition focusing solely on these 17th century self-portraits.

Kingdom’s dates industry hooked on dangerous pesticides

Kingdom’s dates industry hooked on dangerous pesticides

DATE palms have proven to be a key source of food.

Introducing Mohammed Ne’emah — The Alchemist

Introducing Mohammed Ne’emah — The Alchemist

It is a Middle East favorite. If you haven’t seen the Ne’emah range, head to Sephora and take a look at the best selling perfumes in the region.

Big dreams to harsh reality

Big dreams to harsh reality

WHEN Abu Dhabi-run contractor Arabtec signed a deal with the Egyptian government for a high-profile housing project it was seen as a sign of the Gulf Arab state’s support for President Abdel Fattah El-Sisi.

MOH has failed to control coronavirus

It appears that the Ministry of Health has decided to adopt a new media policy in dealing with the issue of coronavirus.

London exhibition shows Goya as portraitist of honesty and insight

London exhibition shows Goya as portraitist of honesty and insight

SPANISH artist Francisco Goya, best known now for depicting the horrors of war, was celebrated.

Sama Eyewear Trends

Sama Eyewear Trends

Sama Eyewear was undeniably created to introduce a new aspect of luxury to fashionable eyewear but also a means for funding a non-profit organization.

What does Saudi Arabia want to see in the 2016 US elections?

Saudi Arabia, one of America’s strongest allies in the Middle East, has had a rough eight years dealing with a laid-back US administration.

Abbas at the UN

I was shocked when watching the frustration of the 80-year-old Palestinian president, Mahmoud Abbas, while he was recently speaking at the annual session of the UN General Assembly.

Harper should be ashamed of himself

It is deeply worrisome to see the leader of Canada targeting a marginalized community to win an election.

‘Attacking teachers’ (Oct. 3)

Children act in the way that their parents have taught them to act. Teachers are in their lives for a few months, but parents are there all of their lives.

‘The Kingdom’s greatest exports’ (Oct. 3)

Your SR100 note when it passed from hand to hand is diminished. Why? Go back to your Economics 101 and basic accounting courses.

‘Why do moderates in Muslim world remain silent?’ (Oct. 3)

What does the term “moderate Muslim” mean? The real moderate Muslim or generally speaking the real Muslim is one who follows the Holy Qur’an and the teachings and sayings of Prophet Muhammad (peace

‘Why do many Saudis marry their maids?’ (Oct. 3)

A housemaid’s main job is to help the housewife, not to steal her husband and bring her sorrow and distress. These women come from very poor countries to work and earn money, not to take everything.

‘A letter from the Haj’ (Oct. 2)

Saudi Arabia is trying its best to minimize problems during Haj. Every year they introduce new methods and policies in order to address problems which have occurred in the past.

All injured in Mina stampede identified

Some 100 people receiving treatment in various Saudi hospitals.

E-track curtailed bogus Haj operations

E-track, which was implemented by the Ministry of Haj for the first time during this year’s Haj season.

Civil Service warns against con men

The Ministry of Civil Service has said it does not contact job applicants, male or female, directly or through SMS messages from mobile phones.

Engineering profession discussed

Minister of Commerce and Industry Tawfiq Al-Rabiah recently held talks with Jameel Al-Baqawi, chairman of the board of directors of the Saudi Engineers Council.

Recruitment row: Hearing set for Nov. 9

The Administrative Court in Riyadh will hold on Nov. 9 a second hearing into a complaint filed by 100 recruitment companies against the Ministry of Labor.

Iranian general killed in Syria

An Iranian Revolutionary Guards general has been killed near Aleppo.

Wave of stabbings shake Israel, WB

A fresh wave of stabbings shook Israel and the West Bank on Friday, including a suspected revenge attack by a Jewish suspect that wounded two Palestinians and two Arab Israelis.

UN envoy proposes Libya unity govt

The UN envoy for Libya proposed the members of a unity government Friday aimed at ending years of conflict, but the plan was dismissed by lawmakers in the country’s two rival parliaments.

Daesh advances on Aleppo

Daesh group fighters advanced Friday on Syria’s second city Aleppo despite more than a week of Russian airstrikes that Moscow says is aimed at routing the militants.

Turkey snubs possible PKK truce

A senior Turkish official has renewed a call on Kurdish rebels to lay down their arms and leave the Turkish territory.

Energy-guzzling snow parks boom in sizzling Thailand

Energy-guzzling snow parks boom in sizzling Thailand

IN a hall filled with psychedelic ice sculptures.

Artists give Kiev colorful makeover

Artists give Kiev colorful makeover

The peaceful image is just one example of the colorful street art.

India court orders truck toll

Diesel-guzzling trucks and commercial vehicles in India will soon have to pay a surcharge for entering New Delhi, after the country’s top court Friday approved a trial plan to improve the capital’s

10 inmates die in Philippine jail fire

A fire destroyed a dormitory at a maximum-security prison in the central Philippines, killing 10 inmates, officials said Friday.

2 foreigners killed in Bangladesh

The cafes and restaurants are empty.

IAF opens way for women jet pilots

India is opening the way for women pilots to fly fighter jets in combat, its air force chief said, as one of the world’s biggest military forces shakes off its reluctance to give greater

Shiv Sena blocks Ghulam Ali’s concert

A local Hindu nationalist party has protested the presence of a Pakistani singer and forced organizers to cancel his concert in Mumbai, India’s entertainment capital.

FIFA calls emergency meeting, mulls delaying presidential election

FIFA calls emergency meeting, mulls delaying presidential election

FIFA announced Friday that an extraordinary executive committee meeting will be held on Oct. 20 in Zurich to discuss

Brazil, Argentina lose Cup qualifiers

Brazil, Argentina lose Cup qualifiers

Argentina slumped to a shock 2-0 home defeat against Ecuador.

N. Ireland, Portugal seal Euro spots

N. Ireland, Portugal seal Euro spots

Northern Ireland qualified for its first major Finals.

US penalized after Mickelson infraction

US penalized after Mickelson infraction

The Internationals produced a stirring fightback on day two of the Presidents Cup, cutting the United States’ lead to

Rain and diesel spillage hit Sochi practice

Rain and diesel spillage hit Sochi practice

Formula One fans endured more spills than thrills at the Russian Grand Prix Friday after a cleaning truck leaked

Allardyce appointed Sunderland manager

Allardyce appointed Sunderland manager

Sunderland has appointed Sam Allardyce as its new manager on a two-year deal, the Premier League club said Friday.

Red Bull 'open' to continuing with Renault engines

Red Bull 'open' to continuing with Renault engines

Red Bull team principal Christian Horner said Friday that he hopes his team will continue to race in Formula One next

Nishikori dumps Cilic

Nishikori dumps Cilic

Defending champion Kei Nishikori beat Marin Cilic 3-6, 7-5, 6-3 Friday to advance to the semifinals of the Japan Open.

Evolving entertainment experience in homes

Evolving entertainment experience in homes

The SUHD TV was created by applying nano-crystal technology to the LCD screen of previous UHD TVs and adding a circuit

The time to travel is right now!

The time to travel is right now!

WEGO.AE revealed the best destinations for travelers.

Panda celebrates National Day with its customers

Panda celebrates National Day with its customers

PANDA Retail Company hosted at its various branches in Jeddah, Riyadh and Dammam numerous exciting events.

Anan Iskan awarded ISO certification

Anan Iskan awarded ISO certification

ANAN ISKAN the first workers accommodation expert in Saudi Arabia.

Transport tech and social trends create new business ecosystems

Transport tech and social trends create new business ecosystems

THERE is a critically important dialogue going on across the extended global automotive industry about the future

Rubaiyat Kids Store opens in Jeddah

Rubaiyat Kids Store opens in Jeddah

BRINGING a delightful new experience to shopping for luxury children’s wear, Rubaiyat has opened its Kids Flagship

The spike in violence in and around East Jerusalem forced Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu to postpone a meeting in Berlin with Chancellor Angela Merkel.
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