Saudi Arabia

April 3, 2000

03:00 GMT

Cairo's worsening air pollution is on the verge of causing the collapse of roughly 50 bridges scattered throughout the city, according to a new study.

March 30, 2000

03:00 GMT

The high smoking rates among locals have forced Arab Gulf governments to intensify their anti-smoking activities.  Yesterday, a special vehicle carryi

March 29, 2000

03:00 GMT

The marriage between German Lufthansa and the Jeddah-based International Travel Services Co. has ended after 15 years.  Currently, the airline represe

March 27, 2000

03:00 GMT

Riyadh will host later this month the first Arab e-book exhibition as part of celebrations to mark its selection as 2000 Arab cultural capital.  This

March 23, 2000

02:00 GMT

Tarif public hospital offers now new services since its acquisition of a modern mobile ultrasound waves system.  The new system, produced by Japanese

March 22, 2000

02:00 GMT

Golf is now beginning to generate serious interest among the local Arab population...

02:00 GMT

Experts have recently discussed in Lebanon ways to stop drug smugglers from using postal systems for distributing the illegal goods.  Representatives

March 21, 2000

02:00 GMT

Ras Al-Khaimah Emirate police department has recently arrested 3 water distribution vehicles for violating standard health conditions.   A senior poli

March 19, 2000

02:00 GMT

A European diver performing at the Discovery 2000 fairground nearly killed himself during his bridge-diving performance after he passing out in the wa

March 15, 2000

02:00 GMT

Saudi Arabia had succeeded to divert its trade deficit with the United States into a surplus last year.   The main reason for this shift is the rising

March 12, 2000

02:00 GMT

Hajj pilgrims must deal with oven-like 95 degree and sunny temperatures today in Mecca.   Riyadh is a much more moderate 75 degrees, while the nightti

02:00 GMT

On the occasion of the selection of Riyadh as the Arab cultural capital of UNESCO for 2000, a new Internet site was launched.   The new Arabic site

02:00 GMT

An intellectual property conference geared to judicial professionals will be opened soon by the Egyptian minister of justice, Mr. Farouq Seif al Nasr.

March 9, 2000

02:00 GMT

There are currently 285 hospitals, both general and specialized, with a total capacity of 41,916 beds in Saudi Arabia. These figures are soon due to

March 5, 2000

02:00 GMT

Only two rounds remain until the conclusion of the African football qualifications for the Olympic Games in Sydney, and much is still to be decided.