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The Shoura Council has demanded protection mechanisms for the Arabic language, the mainstay of the Kingdom’s national identity.This came during a Shoura Council meeting held in Riyadh on Tuesday,...
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Saudi citizen sues Jeddah Municipality for SR3m

A Saudi citizen whose brother suffered multiple spine fractures and head injuries when a statue collapsed on him along Jeddah’s waterfront last week has filed a lawsuit against the municipality, dem

Unemployment rate among Saudi women hits 34%

The rate of unemployment amongst Saudi women in 2013 has been pegged at 34 percent, up 2 percent from the previous year, according to recent statistics issued by the Central Department of Statistics a

Jeddah needs 30 more health facilities

Jeddah needs an additional 30 health centers to accommodate the growing number of people seeking treatment in the city, an official from the health department said on Tuesday.

KSA biggest importer of Sudan’s livestock

Saudi Arabia is the largest importer of Sudanese livestock, followed by the Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC) countries, local media reported quoting a Sudanese official.

Mawhiba to sign strategic pact with Johns Hopkins University

King Abdulaziz and His Companions Foundation for Giftedness and Creativity (Mawhiba) is preparing to sign a Memorandum of Understanding with the Center for Talented Youth (CTY) of Johns Hopkins Univer

Commuters irked at new VIP service at Causeway

The King Fahd Causeway Authority has set up two halls, on the Saudi and Bahraini sides of the bridge, to process passport procedures for diplomats and VIPs — a move that has angered some commuters.

Camel sheds forced to relocate amid coronavirus fears

Municipalities have intensified efforts to relocate camel pens from neighborhoods near Makkah and Jeddah amid fears that they can be a potential source of the deadly coronavirus.

Beggars work as car cleaners on streets to avoid arrest

Several illegal expat beggars have begun working as car cleaners across streets in Jeddah for fear of being arrested by security patrols.

Saudi schools keen to enhance their students’ English skills

English has gained global significance in recent years becoming an important language for trade relations and marketing among the world countries.

KSA joins observance of Mother Earth Day event

Saudi Arabia is committed to going green, said a prominent professor at King Saud University (KSU) on the occasion of International Mother Earth Day (IMED), celebrated on April 22 every year.

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