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Saudi_personal
Saudi personal income levels show sharp rise

Riyadh, Feb 23: Saudi Arabia’s per capita income rose 27.2 percent from 2010 to 2011 following an increase of 17.1 percent from 2009 to 2010, acco...
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King_Women
King: Sound decisions expected from Shoura

Riyadh, Feb 20: Custodian of the Two Holy Mosques King Abdullah on Tuesday swore in the country’s first female members of the Shoura Council, alon...
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Girl_HIV
Girl with HIV-tainted blood may sue ministry

Riaydh, Feb 19: Dr. Muhsen Al-Hazimi, chairman of the Health Commission at the Shoura Council, said that the 12-year-old girl who receive an HIV-taint...
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Umrah_pilgrims
More than 6 million Umrah pilgrims expected this year

Jeddah, Feb 16: Over six million Umrah pilgrims are expected in Saudi Arabia this year, one million more than last year, said Minister of Haj Bandar...
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Drive_ensure
Drive ensures iqamas mention correct jobs

Jeddah, Feb 15: The Ministry of the Interior has ordered provincial governorates to record the actual jobs held by expats in their iqamas, according...
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king
Saudi King receives condolences on Sattam’s death

  Riyadh, Feb 14: King Abdullah, Custodian of the Two Holy Mosques, Wednesday received condolences on the demise of Prince Sattam Bin Abdul Aziz, ...
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babies
Woman gives birth to three male, two female children in Dubai hospital

Dubai, Feb 12: A Syrian mother, Ranim Amir Borak, has given birth to quintuplets – three boys and two girls – via caesarean section at a hospita...
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Adel-Fakeih
Strict measures to be taken against illegal visa traders

Jeddah, Feb 10: The Ministry of Labor has stepped up its efforts to contain the menace of illegal visa trading in the Kingdom with the help of forei...
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sau_makkah
A square meter of land in Makkah now costs SR 2 m

Jeddah, Feb 9: Investors may have to pay a whopping SR 2 million for a square meter of land in the central zone around Makkah by the end of 2013, sa...
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amnesty
Over 61,000 illegals take recourse to amnesty

Abu Dhabi, Feb 7: Around 62,000 illegal immigrants have sought permits to leave the country under the two-month amnesty period that ended on February ...
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60000_Saudis
60,000 Saudis unable to repay their debts

Jeddah, Feb 6: About 60,000 Saudis are unable to pay off their loans, said Abdullah Marei bin Mahfouz, chairman of the Jeddah branch of the national...
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saudi
Private schools blame Saudization for their financial woes

Riyadh, Feb 4: About 13 private schools in Jeddah laid off staff and students after experiencing significant financial hardships following the decisio...
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People_sit
Kingdom ravaged by rain, dust storms

Jeddah, Jan 29: Torrential rains and dust storms have swept the Kingdom, resulting in evacuations from wadis and other threatened areas of Tabuk and...
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global
Global Village rides closed after visitor’s death; 3 arrested

Dubai, Jan 27: A man died in an accident at the Funfair Area of Global Village on Thursday evening after which the authorities decided to close rides ...
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fog1-D
Fog causes chaos

Dubai, Jan 23: Thick fog covered most parts of Dubai and neighbouring emirates on Tuesday morning as motorists reported near-zero visibility. The f...
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performance_indicators
Riyadh, Jeddah, Madinah hotel occupancy rises

Jeddah, Jan 22: Hotels in Saudi Arabia experienced noticeable increases in occupancy rates, with Jeddah increasing by 7.0 percent year-to-date, and Ma...
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cell
New mobile phone scam in UAE: 'Obscene voices' steal call credit from victims

Dubai, Jan 21: After mobile phone texts lying to victims that they have won large cash prizes, a new phone scam appears to have just surfaced in the...
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Madinahs_city_center
Expat levy to add SR60bn economic burden on Saudis

Jeddah, Jan 17: Calls are mounting for the government to repeal the proposed levy for businesses not meeting Saudization requirements. Analysts have...
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Crown-prince-salman
Crown prince seeks report on expat fee

Riyadh, Jan 15: Crown Prince Salman, deputy premier and minister of defense, has demanded the Council of Saudi Chambers (CSC) submit a report to him...
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saudi
King appoints new governors for Madinah, Eastern Province

Riyadh, Jan 14: Custodian of the Two Holy Mosques King Abdullah has appointed new governors for Madinah and the Eastern Province, the Royal Court sa...
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Rizana_Nafeek
Kingdom deplores baseless criticism over maid’s execution

Riyadh, Jan 14: The Saudi government deplored Sunday the criticism and misleading statements made by a number of international agencies over Rizana Na...
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accident
Six killed in four road accidents in UAE

Ras Al Khaimah/Dubai, Jan 13: At least six people, including two women, were killed and six injured in traffic accidents in Dubai, Sharjah and Ras Al ...
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dubai
Fatal morning crash on Al Khail Road: 2 Indians dead

Dubai, Jan 12: A fatal accident took place on Al Khail Road on Saturday morning at 8am, when a car with two passengers went off- road and hit a ligh...
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snow
It’s snowing ... in Saudi Arabia!

Tabuk, Jan 10: Residents of this northwestern region went picnicking yesterday in scenic mountains and other spots that were covered in a sheet of w...
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saudi
Detailed plans for Jeddah, Makkah public transport networks unveiled

  Jeddah, Jan 10: The ministerial committee for transport in Makkah province met here on Wednesday to review the progress of a plan to beef up the...
 
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