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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...

Mob riots at Indonesian Consulate in Saudi Arabia

Jeddah, Jun 10: Rioting Indonesian expatriates set fire to a part of their consulate in Jeddah's Rehab district on Sunday in an attempt to force their way in, officials said.

Eyewitnesses said the rioters,...

First ‘Made in Saudi Arabia’ drone aircraft launched

Jeddah, Jun 10: King Abdulaziz University has conducted a successful experiment with a solar-powered unmanned aircraft.

The project was initiated last year as a cooperative research project with Tokai University to design and build a...

Saudi: Thousands of jobs waiting to be taken

Jeddah, Jun 9: A businessman here has urged the state to overhaul the country’s education system so Saudis could be trained for jobs needed. He also called on the government to set up a statistics agency...

Umrah visa’s validity limited to two weeks

Jeddah, Jun 9: The Haj Ministry has decided to limit the validity of Umrah visas to only 14 days because of the ongoing work to expand the mataf — the cicumambulation area.

According to...

Saudi: 240,000 expats legalize status

Jeddah, Jun 7: Nearly 240,000 expatriates have so far corrected their work status by transferring their sponsorship to companies where they presently work or to new employers, since the announcement of an amnesty for illegals two...

Expat women abusing domestic helper visas

Jeddah, Jun 5: Hundreds of expatriate housewives who overstayed their Haj and Umrah visas are now becoming domestic workers in name only so that they can stay in the Kingdom with their husbands, Arab News has...

Election should create political epic in Iran: Khamenei

Tehran, July 4: Leader of the Islamic Revolution Ayatollah Seyyed Ali Khamenei says the upcoming presidential election in Iran should create a political epic in the country.

The most important matter in the [presidential] election is to create...

Information ‘not enough’: Saudi Shoura censures ministry

Jeddah, Jun 4: The Shoura Council yesterday lambasted the Ministry of Culture and Information for presenting a weak annual report to the consultative body and said the report failed to meet its expectations.

“The ministry’s report gave poor...