PRIME ATTRACTION: Amusement parks are a big attraction for families spending their vacations inside the Kingdom.
The Saudi government has allocated two million sq. meters of land for the new Eastern Province sports stadium.
The Jeddah Chamber of Commerce and Industry (JCCI) distributed almost 50,000 items of clothing and toys to children in need ahead of the Eid holidays, which begins Monday.
The Saudi Commission for Tourism and Antiquities (SCTA) has launched a mobile phone complaint service to allow citizens and expatriates to inform it about any lack of proper facilities.
Land transport costs have inwcreased 30 to 40 percent across the Kingdom during Ramadan, local media said quoting members of the National Committee of Transport at the Council of Saudi Chambers (CSC).
The Council of Ministers has approved legislation that would allow Saudi women to vote and stand as candidates in upcoming municipal council elections.
Authorities at Makkah and Madinah have reported a lower-than-expected turnout of worshippers who have registered for “itikaf” (total seclusion) at the Grand Mosque and Prophet’s Mosque.
The cost of Umrah packages are soaring during the latter part of Ramadan, whether for basic transportation and lodging or for high-end, five-star luxury hotels.
Saudis have donated funds to set up mobile bakeries providing 70,000 loaves of bread a day to Syrian refugees in camps close to Turkey's border.
LONDON: Saudi scientists have found gene fragments of the deadly Middle East Respiratory Syndrome (MERS) virus in air from a barn housing an infected camel and say this suggests the disease may be tra
Custodian of the Two Holy Mosques King Abdullah held talks here Monday with Morocco’s King Mohammed on major regional and international developments, including the situation in Palestine.
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