Names of Saudi females to join military service announced

Ministry of Interior, Riyadh. (SPA)
Updated 14 January 2019

Names of Saudi females to join military service announced

  • Dates and venues for personal interviews were sent via text message

JEDDAH: Results for the initial admission of female students to join military service at the General Directorate of Prisons (which is at soldier’s rank) have been announced by the Ministry of Interior. Details can be found on www.jobs.sa.
Dates and venues for personal interviews were sent via text message. Candidates must bring with them a printed copy of the admissions form, their application number and their ID card.


WATCH: Car ploughs through Grand Mosque courtyard in Makkah, crashes into door

Updated 13 min 24 sec ago

WATCH: Car ploughs through Grand Mosque courtyard in Makkah, crashes into door

  • Police say driver in ‘abnormal’ condition

RIYADH: Video footage captured the dramatic moment a car was driven at high speed across the courtyard of the Grand Mosque in Makkah, before finally smashing into one of the doors on Friday night.

Saudi security authorities then arrested a man who was pulled from the car, state news agency SPA reported.

Reports suggest the car was driven at high speed on a road surrounding the southern square the Grand Mosque, also known Masjid Haramain, SPA added, quoting the official spokesman of Makkah region, Sultan Al-Dossari.

He said the incident happened at around 10:30 p.m..

No one was hurt in the incodent the report added.

Investigators said the driver of the car was a Saudi citizen who was “in an abnormal condition.” 

The offender is being referred to the Public Prosecution office, it said.