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Illegal kitchen raided in Makkah

Teams from Makkah Municipality stormed into a residential apartment where expatriates were preparing food illegally. According to a municipal official, the apartment was not...

Saudi Arabia rejects UN report on death penalty

Saudi Arabia has rejected a report from the United Nations secretary-general urging countries to scrap the death penalty, stating that this was punishment approved...

Over 1.7 million to vote in civic elections

RIYADH: Over 1.7 million Saudis will participate in the country’s Dec. 12 elections, according to Abdul Lateef Al-Asheikh, municipal and rural affairs minister. There were...

Divorced women deserve better treatment in society

OFFICIAL statistics show an increase in the number of women who get divorced at a young age. Although the majority of them are educated...

Saudi minister says MERS cases are reducing before hajj

A recent surge in cases of Middle East Respiratory Syndrome (MERS), a sometimes deadly virus, in Saudi Arabia has ebbed in the run-up to...

Over 10,000 Saudis employed by French companies in KSA

French Ambassador to Saudi Arabia Bertrand Besancenot said that there are 80 French companies operating in the Kingdom with 30,000 employees, of which 10,000...

Makkah accident dead laid to rest

The morgue in Mina has begun releasing the bodies of the victims of Friday’s crane crash tragedy, with those conclusively identified by their relatives...

Queen Elizabeth has lived through 115 different Arab Leaders

LONDON: Queen Elizabeth II has officially marked 63 years and 217 days of rule, breaking the record as the longest-serving British monarch on Wednesday....

Helping the pilgrims

A group of trained scouts help a pilgrim in Madinah on Sunday. Some 4,500 scouts are scheduled to participate in public service camps in...

800,000 Hajis … and rising

Nearly 800,000 pilgrims have arrived from abroad to perform Haj this year. According to statistics released by the Passport Department on Thursday, 796,581 pilgrims have...

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