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Saudi: Nitaqat deadline extension call backed by Jeddah businesses

Jeddah, Jun 20: A call for extension of the July 3 amnesty deadline got the backing of businesspeople yesterday during their meeting with Labor Ministry officials.

Muhammad Al-Subhi, a businessman, said that the mechanisms used...

KSA’s banking system ‘safest in Arab world’

Jeddah, Jun 20: Saudi banking experts here say that the Kingdom has the safest banking system in the Arab world. This comes in response to CNBC Arabia reporting earlier this week that the Kingdom recorded 5,000 fraud...

Postpone Haj if you can: Saudi authorities tell pilgrims

Jeddah, Jun 16: In an unprecedented move aimed at preventing congestion and stampedes and ensuring safety of the guests of God, Saudi authorities have urged domestic and foreign pilgrims to postpone their Haj plans for this...

Expat remittances likely to plummet after labor cleanup

Jeddah, Jun 16: Remittances from Saudi Arabia by expatriate workers to their home countries are likely to decline due to the new labor laws, according to Fadhel Albuainain, economist and banking expert.

“The launch of...

Landslide victory for reformist Hassan Rohani in Iran presidential election

Tehran, Jun 15: Partial results from Iran’s presidential election are giving reformist Hassan Rohani a major lead with principlist candidate, Mohammad Baqer Qalibaf, trailing in the second place.

Iran's Interior Ministry...

Municipality readies Makkah for Ramadan

Makkah, Jun 15: Thousands of laborers will be working around the clock to keep the holy city of Makkah clean during the month of fasting that commences July 9.

The Makkah Municipality has approved a...

Indian workers riot, go on rampage in Makkah

Makkah, Jun 14: Riots broke out late Wednesday in the residential compound of a company carrying out development projects in the city's Central Area.

Indian workers, who mistakenly believed the death of their colleague who...

Nitaqat paying off: Fakieh

Geneva, Jun 13: Labor Minister Adel Fakieh said here on Wednesday that initiatives and programs launched recently in the Kingdom have given distinctive results in providing suitable job opportunities to Saudis and increasing women’s participation in the labor market.

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Highway patrols to check for illegal workers after July 3

Riyadh, Jun 12: The traffic police and security forces will increase patrols on the Kingdom’s road network to prevent illegal expatriate workers from moving around after the grace period ends on July 3, according to a...

World-class Madinah pilgrim city to house 200,000 faithful

Jeddah, Jun 11: A state-of-the-art pilgrim city will be established in Madinah on an area of 1.6 million square meters along Hijrah Road with modern facilities and public transport systems to house 200,000 faithful who come...