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Saudi police officers stand guard. Image used for illustrative purposes. (Al Bawaba/File)
July 03, 2015 - 15:27 GMT
At least three police officers have been killed and several others injured in an attack by unidentified armed men against a police station in Saudi Arabia’s western and most populous province of Mecca.
Alwaleed bin Talal announced Wednesday he would give all of his money to charity in the coming years. (AFP/File)
July 02, 2015 - 07:42 GMT
Alwaleed bin Talal announced Wednesday he would give all of his money to charity in the coming years.
Completion of the Riyadh Airport expansion is planned for May 2019. Interior of Riyadh's domestic terminal. (Panoramio)
July 01, 2015 - 08:00 GMT
The construction group will construct new terminal lounges, renovate existing terminals as well as install of internal systems.
Iranian liquid-fueled Shahab-3 Scud missiles test-fired in 2008. (AFP/File)
June 30, 2015 - 12:47 GMT
The kingdom denied rebel claims that a Scud missile had struck a military base.
A woman looks at piles of manga. (AFP/File)
June 30, 2015 - 02:05 GMT
Representation from the Middle East may have been slim, but the pieces that did win will leave you in awe.
The Nabatean site of Madain Saleh in Tabuk became Saudi Arabia's first UNESCO World Heritage site. (The Culture Trip)
June 29, 2015 - 09:39 GMT
The Umrah Plus program will allow foreign pilgrims to visit Saudi's tourist destinations beyond Mecca, Madinah and Jeddah.
Saudi seeks to finance slaughterhouses and access to Hungary's $130B food market. (Pixabay)
June 29, 2015 - 08:04 GMT
Prince Al Waleed bin Talal has visited Hungary to strengthen partnership and investments between the two countries.
Technology can help bring family members together from near and far. (File photo)
June 29, 2015 - 05:00 GMT
Are you Instagramming over Iftar? Saudis weigh in on the use of social media during Ramadan.
The reasons for quitting the jobs ranged from resignation, firing or dismissal to voluntary retirement. (Shutterstock)
June 28, 2015 - 11:00 GMT
Nearly 14,000 employees resigned in the last seven months, of which over 5,000 were teachers.
Security forces stand outside the Al-Imam al-Sadeq mosque in Kuwait City after it was targeted by a suicide bomber, June 26, 2015. (AFP/File)
June 28, 2015 - 10:18 GMT
The suicide bomber who attacked a Shia mosque in Kuwait City was a Saudi national, Kuwait's national news agency KUNA said.
Saudi guards monitor the border with Yemen from Ashiq Island, April 1, 2015. (AFP/File)
June 28, 2015 - 09:30 GMT
A Saudi soldier was killed by rocket fire from Yemen, according to a statement from the kingdom's interior ministry.