Big 5 construction show in Saudi Arabia

JEDDAH: Big 5 Kingdom of Saudi Arabia,  Which is the largest construction show in the middle east, formally opened to the public in Jeddah on Sunday evening. Jeddah was chosen to host the show, said event director Andy White, as around 34 percent of all projects planned in Saudi Arabia are in the Western Province. […]

Saudi reveals 1st ever pharaoh-culture antiquity

On Sunday, Saudi Arabia officials announced the discovery of the country’s 1st ever artifact from pharaonic culture — a 3,100-year-old inscription having the signature of King Ramses III. The inscription was discovered near the northwestern Saudi oasis town of Tayma, about 200 kilometres southeast of Tabuk, a main stop on ancient trade routes, said Ali […]

Over 13,500 Chinese for Haj this year

On October 18 the 1st batch of 4,620 pilgrims arrived, and on October 27 the snd batch is expected to leave China. Mustafa Yang Zhibo, the China Islamic Association Vice President said at a press conference held at the Chinese Consulate in Jeddah that “Along with this year’s pilgrims, there are 51 members of the […]

Saudi Arabia: 2 Pakistanis beheaded for rape

The ministry said in a statement carried by the SPA state news agency that the two Pakistanis were found guilty of storming the house of a foreign family and raping a woman before stealing her gold jewellery, mobile phone and some cash. They were executed in the capital. The total number of executions reported in […]

Ahmadinejad and King Abdullah discuss regional issues

On Wednesday, King Abdullah bin Abdulaziz, the king of Saudi Arabia received a telephone call from Mahmoud Ahmadinejad, the Iranian President and discussed major regional and international issues. The Saudi Press Agency said: “The two leaders also reviewed relations between their countries and the latest developments at Arab, Islamic and international levels”. This is the […]

Saudi Prince Saud Abdulaziz bin Nasser jailed for life

On Wednesday, Saudi prince Saud Abdulaziz bin Nasser al-Saud, the grandson of Saudi Arabia’s King Abdullah, was ordered to serve a minimum of 20 years in prison by a judge at London’s Central Criminal court . He was found guilty of murdering his male servant in a cruel attack at a London hotel. Judge David […]