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Commerce Ministry joins ‘Nation without illegals’ campaign
Government | Wednesday 22 November, 2017 4:10 am
With the new phase of the “Nation Without Violators” campaign in progress to deport foreign workers illegally staying in violation of residence, labor and border regulations of the Kingdom, the Ministry of Commerce and Investment has swung into action by carrying out raids on commercial ...
Jeddah-Makkah trial run of Haramain train a success
Government | Tuesday 21 November, 2017 2:28 am
The Haramain High Speed train had its first trial run between Jeddah and Makkah on Monday.   The train departed Monday morning from Jeddah Central Station at Al-Sulaimaniah and arrived at Al-Rusaifah station, 3.5 kilometers from the Grand Mosque.   Onboard the train was Emir...
24,000 violators of residency, labor regulations held in 3 days  8 hours ago  3040 views
Government | Sunday 19 November, 2017 7:05 am
The joint campaign to pursue and arrest violators of the residency (iqama) and labor regulations has netted 24,000 violators in the past three days, Saudi Press Agency (SPA) reported Saturday.   Of those arrested, 15,702 were violators of the residency (iqama) regulation, 3883 were...
Saudi traffic department: Using a cell phone while vehicle is static at lights not a violation
Government | Sunday 19 November, 2017 6:01 am
The Saudi General Department of Traffic (GDT) has clarified that using a cell phone with earpieces or external speakers while driving is not considered a traffic violation. The GDT added that using the mobile while the vehicle is completely static at traffic lights is not a traffic violation ...
Shoura Council approves amending anti-cybercrimes regulation
Government | Wednesday 15 November, 2017 2:55 am
The Shoura Council has approved amending the Anti-cybercrimes Regulation issued according to the royal decree dated March 27, 2007, Saudi Press Agency said Tuesday. The decision came during the Shoura Council ordinary session chaired by Sheikh Dr. Abdullah Bin Muhammad Bin Ibrahim Al Asheikh,...
Minister of Interior Receives Singaporean Minister of Home Affairs and Law
Government | Monday 13 November, 2017 8:05 am
Prince Abdulaziz bin Saud bin Naif bin Abdulaziz, Minister of Interior, received here Singaporean Minister of Home Affairs and Law Kasiviswanathan Shanmugam. During the meeting, they discussed ways of enhancing coordination and joint cooperation in a number of fields between the Saudi...
Dalma Mall Joins Hands with Abu Dhabi Police for UAE Flag Day Celebrations
Government | Sunday 12 November, 2017 1:09 pm
Dalma Mall, one of the largest shopping malls in Abu Dhabi, celebrated UAE Flag Day on November 2 with a string of events including a roaming entertainer parade and music show celebrating the Emirati heritage. Hundreds of shoppers joined the festivities with great enthusiasm as the Emirates flag...
Greater empowerment of Saudi women expected
Government | Sunday 12 November, 2017 7:14 am
Saudi women have shown leadership skills but Shoura Council member Haya Al-Munea has noticed their lack of number or absence in key decision-making platforms. She expects an increased empowerment of women in the future, and they will play a more active and vital role in the decision-making...
King Salman returns to Riyadh from Madinah
Government | Sunday 12 November, 2017 3:06 am
Custodian of the Two Holy Mosques King Salman returned to Riyadh from Madinah on Saturday. The Monarch was received by Prince Muqrin bin Abdul Aziz, Prince Faisal bin Bandar bin Abdulaziz, Governor of Riyadh Region; Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman, Deputy Premier and Minister of Defense,;...
Crown Prince recieves President Macron
Government | Saturday 11 November, 2017 11:46 am
Crown Prince Muhammad Bin Salman, deputy premier and minister of defense, receives French President Emmanuel Macron in Riyadh, late Thursday. The state-run Saudi Press Agency said they discussed “the latest developments in the Middle East and the efforts being exerted for the security and...