Muslim pilgrims walk around the Grand Mosque during the annual Haj pilgrimage in Makkah, in this Sept. 27, 2014 file photo. (Reuters)
JEDDAH: The Passports Department has announced that it would start issuing new resident permits with a five-year lifespan for expatriates from next week, Oct.
JEDDAH: A senior Iranian official has praised the Kingdom for its services provided to pilgrims during this year’s Haj.
RIYADH: The Ministry of Civil Service has issued an alert warning citizens of fraudsters offering them jobs in exchange for money.
ABHA: More and more young Saudi women are found involved in blackmailing men and extorting money, with some even boasting about their “successes,” thanks to social networking sites, dating apps and ha
JEDDAH: Vegetable markets in some areas have raised the price of a box of tomatoes to SR80, equal to the cost of half a gram of 18-carat gold.
JEDDAH: The Indonesian Consulate has promised to determine the authenticity of a video circulating on social media allegedly showing a Saudi man sexually harassing a maid in his kitchen.
ALKHOBAR: The seventh Breast Cancer Awareness Campaign, organized by the Saudi Cancer Society in the Eastern Province with several government and private agencies, was launched here on Tuesday.
JEDDAH: Nora Al-Askar was hospitalized at the Children’s Hospital in Hafr Al-Batin because of a high fever. Now she is in a coma with possible handicaps.
JEDDAH: Two persons, a Saudi citizen and an expat, were injured in Al-Aridha, Jazan, when a number of rockets launched from Yemeni territory crashed into the area, said Maj.
RIYADH: There are an estimated 21 million Internet users in the Kingdom, according to data released by the Communications and Information Technology Commission (CITC).
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