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French President Francois Hollande and Deputy Foreign Minister Prince Abdul Aziz bin Abdullah will open a Haj exhibition in Paris on Tuesday.King Abdul Aziz Library and the Paris-based Institute of...
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Productivity low in private sector

A study carried out by the Ministry of Labor recently has revealed private sector employees in the nonoil sector have critically low productivity compared to countries such as China and India.



Turkey’s Arabs losing their identity

Turkey’s Arabs are in need of support for preserving their cultural identity, Shukri Kirboga, president of an Arab-Turkish cultural association, told Arab News.



Daily travel to Jeddah painful chapter for Makkah students

There is a rising demand for community schools in the holy cities of Makkah and Madinah to cater to the Indian and Pakistani expatriate communities.



778 kg of rotten food destroyed

The Dhahran Municipality destroyed 778 kg of rotten food and closed 21 restaurants during raids this week.



Pharmacy shuttered for selling expired products

Field inspection teams of the Ministry of Commerce and Industry recently closed down a pharmacy in Hafr Al-Batin in the northeast of the Kingdom for selling expired infant formula, cosmetics and other



Saudi-Pak friendship program boosts ties

The recent Saudi-Pakistani Friendship Program has brought citizens from the two countries closer together, the organizers said here recently.



Medical team rebuilds limb tissue to avert amputation

A medical team from Baha University has recently conducted several successful surgical operations to rebuild limb tissue in cases of imminent amputation, the Saudi Press Agency reported.



MERS kills Riyadh woman; teachers monitoring pupils

The Middle East Respiratory Syndrome (MERS) coronavirus has claimed the life of a 55-year-old expatriate woman in Riyadh, bringing the death toll to 73 nationwide, a Ministry of Health official rep



Makkah authorities brace for increased number of pilgrims

Makkah is bracing for the increased number of visitors and pilgrims in the holy month of Ramadan.



Female orphans studying abroad not exempt from ‘mahram’ rule

Latifa bint Sulaiman Abu Nayan, assistant undersecretary for family affairs at the Ministry of Social Affairs, has recently announced that orphan female students are not exempt from the need to hav

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