Category: Local News

Social media platforms were used like lethal weapons in New Zealand. That must change now. 0

Social media platforms were used like lethal weapons in New Zealand. That must change now.

Margaret Sullivan – washingtonpost Right from the twisted start, those who plotted to kill worshipers at two New Zealand mosques depended on the passive incompetence of Facebook, YouTube and other social media platforms. They depended...

Don’t reverse the gains of women in the military 0

Don’t reverse the gains of women in the military

Leon Panetta Six years ago, I had the honor of ending the final vestige of overt gender discrimination in the government when, along with then-Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff Gen. Martin Dempsey,...

Saudi Arabia ranks 6th globally in annual logistics index 0

Saudi Arabia ranks 6th globally in annual logistics index

Saudi Gazette report RIYADH — Saudi Arabia ranks sixth globally in annual logistics index, according to the 2019 Agility Emerging Markets Logistics Index. Saudi Arabia also comes in at No. 5 for business fundamentals, indicative...

Be guided by neutrality, Saudi Arabia to UNHCR 0

Be guided by neutrality, Saudi Arabia to UNHCR

Saudi Gazette report RIYADH — The Council of Ministers chaired by Custodian of the Two Holy Mosques King Salman on Tuesday emphasized that Saudi Arabia, in all its procedures, regulations and applications, takes into account...

Could lab-grown meat be in Saudi Arabia’s future? 0

Could lab-grown meat be in Saudi Arabia’s future?

          Gulf states are looking to new ways of putting food on the table Experts say new technologies could be the answer to food security DUBAI: With Gulf countries importing...

Paperwork for women without guardian, Shoura says no 0

Paperwork for women without guardian, Shoura says no

  RIYADH — The Shoura Council on Monday rejected a proposal to carry out studies to allow Saudi women to have paper work done without the consent of their legal guardian. Dr. Iqbal Darandri, a...

Saudi Arabia ranks 9 on list of world’s most powerful countries 0

Saudi Arabia ranks 9 on list of world’s most powerful countries

  Saudi Arabia has landed a spot on the list of world’s most powerful countries and has been ranked number 9 in the US News and World Report rankings. The ranking examines a country’s...

King Salman to patronize financial conference in April 0

King Salman to patronize financial conference in April

  The conference will be aimed at increasing the Saudi financial industry’s contribution to the annual gross domestic product RIYADH: The first “Financial Sector Conference,” part of the Vision 2030 Financial Sector Development Program...

Saudi Arabia names Princess Reema bint Bandar as its first female ambassador 0

Saudi Arabia names Princess Reema bint Bandar as its first female ambassador

The National Saudi Arabia has appointed Princess Reema bint Bandar as its diplomatic representative to the US – the first female ambassador in the history of the kingdom. In a series of royal decrees...

Security institute accepts Saudi women at rank of private 0

Security institute accepts Saudi women at rank of private

    Applicants must be Saudi born and bred raised, except for those who grew up with their father while he was serving the state outside the Kingdom JEDDAH: Women can now be admitted...

Ban on milk sale sends camels into hiding in residential areas 0

Ban on milk sale sends camels into hiding in residential areas

  By Ibrahim Alawi Okaz/Saudi Gazette JEDDAH — The residents of south and east Jeddah neighborhoods have expressed deep concerns about their health after seeing camels wandering near their houses. The shepherds with their camels...

King thanks Crown Prince for efforts to fight corruption, tells law-enforcing agencies to protect public funds 0

King thanks Crown Prince for efforts to fight corruption, tells law-enforcing agencies to protect public funds

Saudi Gazette report Riyadh — Custodian of the Two Holy Mosques King Salman stressed the State’s continued approach to protect integrity and eradicate corruption and deter anyone who tries to infringe on public funds and...

Moajab: Corruption follow-up to continue 0

Moajab: Corruption follow-up to continue

    Saudi Gazette report RIYADH — Corruption is not restricted to particular companies or government authorities, and there will be follow-up of these companies by the concerned authorities, Saudi Press Agency quoted Attorney General...

Saudi Arabia for withdrawal of foreign forces from Syria 0

Saudi Arabia for withdrawal of foreign forces from Syria

  Brussels — Saudi Arabia looks forward to a resolution of the conflict in Syria that preserves its independence and unity and leads to the withdrawal of foreign forces from the country, Saudi Minister of...

Shoura for education plan overhaul 0

Shoura for education plan overhaul

  Saudi Gazette report Riyadh — The Shoura Council on Monday called on the Ministry of Education to review the reform strategy of education, adopt a unified and integrated plan for educational initiatives and increase...

Saudi Arabia, Egypt ‘safety valve of Arab, Islamic nation’ 0

Saudi Arabia, Egypt ‘safety valve of Arab, Islamic nation’

  The pavilion contains many prominent Saudi publications, as well as a visual arts exhibition highlighting the Kingdom’s heritage El-Sisi adviser visits Saudi pavilion at Cairo book fair   JEDDAH: Dr. Osama Al-Azhari, the...

Nearly 2.54m residence, labor violators arrested across Saudi Arabia 0

Nearly 2.54m residence, labor violators arrested across Saudi Arabia

  The total number of violators being subjected to procedures is 11,202, including 9,968 men and 1,238 women JEDDAH: More than 2.54 million violators of residency, work and border security systems have been arrested...

Saudi anti-corruption crackdown recovers $106 billion in assets 0

Saudi anti-corruption crackdown recovers $106 billion in assets

  More than SR400 billion ($107bn) was “retrieved to the state treasury” Settlements were reached with 87 of those accused after they confessed RIYADH: Saudi investigators have recovered assets worth more than $106 billion...