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Saudi Arabia changes the weekend

and Saturday, state news agency SPA reported. A statement on SPA said the change, decreed by King Abdullah, ... official weekend to Friday and Saturday, state news agency SPA reported.A statement on SPA said the change, ...

Editor's Choice - 23/06/2013 - 16:45 - comment 0

Extraordinary measures: Saudi tries to bring Iran into the fray on Syria

summit in Mecca later this month, according to Saudi state news agency (SPA).SPA reported ... according to Saudi state news agency (SPA).SPA reported that the invitation was delivered by the Saudi ... that will be held on August 15-16 in the holy city.A Saudi diplomat told Arab News Sunday that leaders ...

Editor's Choice - 05/08/2012 - 08:01 - comment 0

Saudi condemns Syria over attack on embassy

to stop" the demonstrators, a foreign ministry official was quoted as saying by  SPA  news agency ... embassy in Damascus, blaming the Syrian government for a security lapse, the Saudi state news agency ... ministry official was quoted as saying by SPA news agency."The ...

Editor's Choice - 13/11/2011 - 16:01 - comment 0

Saudi oil minister says oil market balanced

is prepared to help stabilise them, state news agency SPA quoted Saudi Oil Minister Ali al-Naimi as saying ... state news agency SPA quoted Saudi Oil Minister Ali al-Naimi as saying on Saturday."The kingdom ... Naimi said after meeting Paolo Romani, Italy's industry minister, in Riyadh, SPA reported. The ...

02/10/2011 - 09:25 - comment 0

Saudi 2013 beheading figures approaching 2012 record

carried by SPA state news agency. It said Ghazwani's affair had led to a pregnancy but did ... said in a statement carried by SPA state news agency.It said Ghazwani's affair had led ... Sharia Law!!! It is barbaric and inhumane!!! (NEWS, Main headlines, Regional News, Saudi Arabia) ...

10/12/2013 - 12:19 - comment 1

Two more beheadings in Saudi bring 2013 execution toll to 49

with his car after an argument, according to a ministry statement run by SPA state news agency and picked ... by running him over with his car after an argument, according to a ministry statement run by SPA state news ... © 2013 Al Bawaba (Albawaba.com) (murder) (NEWS, Main headlines, ...

04/06/2013 - 12:39 - comment 0

Ethiopians denied entry to Saudi

from Ethiopia, the SPA state news agency said. It said the ban will remain in place until ... the SPA state news agency said.It said ... © Al-Akhbar. All rights reserved (NEWS, Main headlines, Saudi Arabia) ...

18/07/2013 - 07:01 - comment 0

Two Saudi National Guard soldiers killed in 'accidental' Riyadh blast

east of Riyadh, state news agency SPA reported Wednesday.The accident, in which two other soldiers were ... a training mission east of Riyadh, state news agency SPA reported Wednesday. ... ministry spokesman Colonel Khaled Al-Muqbel told the press, according to Agence France Presse.A "bomb ...

25/09/2013 - 08:27 - comment 0

Eight Saudis convicted for aiding Al Qaeda

Qaeda , state news agency SPA reported. The men have been sentenced to jail terms between 10 and 25 years , AFP reported. SPA reported that the eight men are convicted of “forming a group ... that they plotted for Al Qaeda, state news agency SPA reported.The men have been sentenced to jail terms between 10 ...

23/05/2013 - 09:49 - comment 0

Saudi King cancels holiday due to 'events in the region'

that are currently taking place in the region,” the state news agency SPA reported. These events are understood ... place in the region,” the state news agency SPA reported.These events are understood to inlude ... States’ announcement on Thursday was seen as a major shift in the Obama’s administration’s policy towards ...

16/06/2013 - 06:09 - comment 0