The reality of panhandling

AFP - Clad in black and with a baby in her lap, a woman sits on the ground shaking a cardboard box outside the door of a mosque in Riyadh. She says she is from the...

Islam’s holiest mosques witness largest ever expansion in history

Saudi Gazette - SAUDI ARABIA is celebrating its 85th National Day at a time when the largest ever expansion of the Grand Mosque in Makkah is nearing completion. The Prophet’s Mosque in Madinah is also...

Condolences pour in for crane crash victims

Arab News - My heart goes out to those who lost their near and dear ones in the tragedy in Makkah. I pray to Allah Almighty to rest the departed souls in eternal peace. Pakistani Prime...

Are women unsafe on Saudi streets?

Saudi Gazette - Numerous videos have appeared online showing women facing harassment while walking in cities such as Dammam, Jeddah and most recently Taif. Today, many women worry about facing verbal, or even physical, harassment while...

Saudi forces’ morale high

Arab News - Five men including an officer were killed and 12 injured by mortar shells launched from the Yemeni side of the border on Wednesday, the Civil Defense announced. Captain of a jail patrol...

Al-Jubeir, public face of Saudi diplomacy

Reuters - Saudi Arabia's new foreign minister, a US-educated connoisseur of Washington's diplomatic scene and longtime adviser to the Kingdom's rulers, is an articulate spokesman for his country's new assertive approach to the Middle East's...

Saud Al-Faisal steps down after 4 decades as foreign minister

Saudi Gazette -The world's longest serving foreign minister, Saudi Arabia's Prince Saud Al-Faisal, was replaced on Wednesday after 40 years representing the Kingdom. His departure comes amid serious regional tensions, with Saudi Arabia leading a...

A prince with massive capabilities

AFP -Custodian of the Two Holy Mosques King Salman's youthful son appointed Wednesday as second in line to the throne wields enormous power and is leading a war against rebels in neighboring Yemen. Defense Minister...

Crown Prince Muhammad marks generational shift

Saudi Gazette - Saudi Arabia's new heir to the throne Crown Prince Muhammad Bin Naif will be the country's first king from the third generation of its ruling dynasty.Custodian of the Two Holy Mosques...

Fighters target vital water plants across Middle East

Reuters - Fighters are increasingly targeting water and sanitation facilities across the Middle East, exacerbating severe shortages for agriculture and households, the International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC) said on Wednesday. Consumption of water in...

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