Saudi Arabia News


  • >Saudi Arabia's Sedco Capital eyes $300m Europe real est...
    RIYADH: Jeddah-based Islamic investment firm Sedco Capital plans to arrange a club investment of up to $300 million in European real estate, and will soon distribute its Luxembourg fund range via two European investment firms, its chief executive sai…
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  • >Saudi Arabia facing high child sex abuse: Studies
    Our eNewspaper network was founded in 2002 to provide stand-alone digital news sites tailored for the most searched-for locations for news. With a traditional newspaper format, more than 100 sites were established each with a newspaper-type name to c…
    - 8 hours ago, 31 Oct 14, 8:22pm -
  • >AQAP eulogizes fighter killed in attack on Saudi border crossing
    A Twitter account affiliated with al Qaeda in the Arabian Peninsula posted a eulogy on Oct. 29 in honor of a fighter killed in the attack on the Wadiya border crossing that spilled into the Saudi town of Sharurah on July 4 . Mousa bin Abdallah Zahmi…
    - 23 hours ago, 31 Oct 14, 4:36am -
  • Lincoln College opens Saudi Arabia training colleges
    Ribbon cutting ceremonies were held at Al Aflaj Male College and Al Aflaj Female College in Layla on Sunday, October 26. The events were attended by Lincoln College and Kingdom of Saudi Arabia officials, including Al Aflaj Governor Zaid Al Hussein an…
    - 1 day ago, 31 Oct 14, 12:15am -
  • Saudi Arabia dismisses Hezbollah accusation of spreading fundamentalism
    A Saudi child holds up a national flag with picture of King Abdullah bin Abdelazziz in the desert kingdom's capital Riyadh, on September 23, 2013. AFP PHOTO/FAYEZ NURELDINE BEIRUT: Saudi Arabia is a fierce enemy of and not a supporter of terrorism, t…
    - 1 day ago, 31 Oct 14, 12:15am -
  • Saudi Arabia: In al-Qaeda's Sights
    Yes, many experts say. Al-Qaeda attacked U.S. troops stationed in the oil-rich kingdom several times during the 1990s.
    - 1 day ago, 30 Oct 14, 8:06pm -
  • Mostra Convegno Expocomfort to stimulate fresh opportunities in the Saudi HVAC systems market
    Mostra Convegno Expocomfort the world's leading biennial exhibition dedicated to residential and industrial installations, airconditioning and renewable energy will launch its first event in the Kingdom - MCE Saudi in Riyadh in May 2015. The event wi…
    - 1 day ago, 30 Oct 14, 4:15pm -
  • Saudi Arabia finds six new MERS cases as outbreak grows
    Saudi Arabia said late on Wednesday it had detected six new cases of the deadly Middle East Respiratory Syndrome in 24 hours, the biggest daily jump for months with officials blaming lax hospital procedures. The recent surge in cases, now numbering 3…
    - 2 days ago, 30 Oct 14, 12:30pm -
  • Patrick Watson: Energy Producers Compete Hard for Chinese Buyers
    Do you remember the last time crude oil was in a buyer's market? I don't either. We're getting a reminder right now - and it isn't good news for some in the energy business.
    - 2 days ago, 30 Oct 14, 8:43am -
  • Saudi Arabia lauds Army efforts to preserve security
    BEIRUT: Saudi Arabia commends the Lebanese Army's efforts to safeguard national security and calls upon all Lebanese factions to rally around the military, Ambassador Ali Awad Asiri said Wednesday. "The Army is drawn from all factions of the Lebanese…
    - 2 days ago, 30 Oct 14, 4:44am -


Saudi Gazette

  • Mobile-driving ban starts in May
    JEDDAH – Starting in May drivers will be under the scrutiny of a new traffic system which prohibits the use of all mobile phone activity while driving. Traffic agencies all over the Kingdom will begin enforcing the newly approved rules issuing fin…
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  • Way cleared for aviation institute
    JEDDAH – Abdullah Ruhaimi, President of the Civil Aviation Authority, has signed an agreement with the Governor of the General Organization for Technical Education and Vocational Training (GOTEVT) defining mutual cooperation in national manpower de…
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  • Search for ‘Islamic gelatin’
    JEDDAH – Research institutions across the Middle East have been trying to crack the code of gelatin. The main element in medicine capsule production, transparent gelatin, has been the focus of 44 Islamic countries, which have been trying to acquir…
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  • SASO, ISO team up for workshop today in Riyadh
    Riyadh -- Working in close cooperation with International Standards Organization (ISO) will be one of the topics of a two-day workshop of Saudi Arabian Standards Organization (SASO) that opens in Riyadh Sunday.Nabil A. Molla, SASO’s general manager…
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  • Rising from the ruins
    JEDDAH – Al-Balad district slowly crumbles as time takes its toll on many of the buildings abandoned over the last three decades. Last year Prince Sultan Bin Salman, secretary general of the Supreme Commission for Tourism (SCT), inaugurated a clean…
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  • Umrah season begins
    MAKKAH – The Umrah season for the current year has begun with the arrival of at least 10,000 people in Makkah and Madina, intending to perform the minor pilgrimage, said Saad Al-Qurashi, vice chairman of the National Committee on Haj and Umrah at M…
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  • Culture ministry gets ICDL prize
    RIYADH – The Ministry of Culture and Information has been awarded the pioneering prize for spreading Information Technology for 2007 for its decision in approving the International Computer Driving License (ICDL) standard for all its personnel.ICDL…
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  • Chase-death witness goes to court today
    TABUK – The two witnesses who tipped of the Commission for the Promotion of Virtue and Prevention of Vice about a man with an unrelated woman – both of whom died last week in a road collision while trying to flee – are scheduled to appear in co…
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  • Ifta member explains the rift over edicts
    Sheikh Saad Bin Nasser Al-Shethri, member of the Council of Senior Ulema and of the Permanent Ifta (Edict) Committee for Saudi Arabia, in this interview with Al-Hayat Arabic daily, examines the issue of controversial edicts that have of late created…
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