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The Haj Ministry has not received cancellations for Umrah reservations in the wake of the coronavirus, said Abdullah Marghalani, undersecretary at the Haj Ministry and general director of the...
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Forum eyes shift toward knowledge-based economy

The Saudi government is moving toward transforming the Kingdom into a knowledge-based economy in line with the directives of Custodian of the Two Holy Mosques King Abdullah.



Malaysian schools attracting more Saudi students, says CG

A two-day Education Exhibition was held at the Malaysian Consulate jointly organized by the consulate and Malaysia’s Ministry of Higher Education with the participation of 29 renowned public



Five brothers arrested over armored car robbery

Five brothers were recently arrested for the theft of some SR5 million from an armored car transporting money in Riyadh’s southern Aziziah district, local media said quoting sources at the Departmen




Saudi Arabia reports 11 new cases of MERS virus, first in Makkah

ABU DHABI: Saudi Arabia said it had discovered 11 more cases of the potentially deadly Middle East Respiratory Syndrome (MERS), including what appeared to be the first case in Makkah.




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.

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