Society

Home Society

Saudi Princess Reema vows to involve women in sport

A U.S.-raised Saudi Arabian princess freshly appointed to increase female participation in sport plans to help licence gyms and modify outdoor spaces for women...

Saudi trial opens over Mecca crane collapse

A trial is underway for 14 people over a deadly crane incident in Saudi Arabia that killed more than 100 people at Islam's holiest...

49,000 children dying of malnutrition linked to Boko Haram

The U.N. children's agency warns that some 49,000 children will die of malnutrition in areas once cut off by northeastern Nigeria's Islamic extremist uprising...

Saudi stops 31 African refugees in Red Sea

Saudi maritime patrols have intercepted 31 illegal migrants, mostly from Sudan, trying to reach the kingdom by sea, official media said on Tuesday, the...

Muslims around the world celebrate Eid

Muslims around the world celebrated the Eid-al-Fitr religious holiday on Wednesday, marking the end of Islam's holy month of Ramadan. Like the start of Ramadan,...

Mother killed in Saudi Arabia by twin sons fleeing to Syria, sparks debate

Driven by radical beliefs, twin brothers allegedly killed their mother in Saudi Arabia after she tried to stop them from joining Islamic State in...

Saudi prince seeks to assure Saudis after triple bombings

Saudi Arabia's crown prince and anti-terror tsar sought on Tuesday to reassure Saudis of the country's security after suicide attacks targeting the holy city...

UAE protests US arrest, calls citizens to avoid national dress abroad

The United Arab Emirates summoned on Sunday a senior US diplomat to protest the "abusive treatment" of a UAE citizen as it advised citizens...

Bomber killed, 2 police wounded in blast outside U.S. consulate in Jeddah

A suicide bomber was killed and two people were wounded in a blast near the U.S. consulate in Saudi Arabia's second city of Jeddah...

WHO says misdiagnosis in Saudi caused MERS outbreak

The wrong diagnosis of a woman suffering from the MERS coronavirus led to more than 49 other patients and medical staff being exposed to...

Latest News