Saudi dentist and certified endurance swimmer, Dr Mariam Saleh Bin Laden, has made history this week by becoming the first Arab woman to swim across the Red Sea between Saudi Arabia and Egypt. According to Scoop Empire, the Saudi swimmer comp..
Qatar Airways is boosting its workforce by 10,000 to handle an influx of passengers flying into Doha for the soccer World Cup and in line with a broader post-pandemic expansion, the airline told Reuters. The Doha-based carrier is in the midst of a..
In a major blow for Russian President Vladimir Putin, a huge explosion early Saturday severely damaged the only bridge connecting the annexed Crimean Peninsula with the Russian mainland, crimping a key supply route for Moscow..
The Official Spokesman for the Government Communications Office (GCO) Dr. Mohammed bin Nuwaymi Al Hajri announced Wednesday the details of the Cabinet's decisions regarding the work system in government agencies, the details of the work system in..
The Umrah visa has been extended from one to three months for all Umrah performers of all nationalities, Minister of Hajj and Umrah Dr. Tawfiq Al-Rabiah said. He made this announcement during his two-day official visit to Tashkent where the Presid..
The Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine has gone to Sweden's Svante Paabo for his work on human evolution. The Prize committee said he achieved the seemingly impossible task of cracking the genetic code of one of our extinct relatives - Nean..
Brazil's national election authority on Sunday began reporting the initial results of the country's presidential election, in which leftist former President Luiz Inacio Lula da Silva aims to unseat incumbent Jair Bolsonaro. With just 0.1% ..
The International Astronautical Federation (IAF) on Sunday announced that Saudi Arabia's representative has been elected as one of the federation's 12 vice presidents. Aerospace engineer Mishaal Ashemimry is the first Saudi woman to hold a..
Residents of Makkah have been treated to a laser light display that filled the sky with the first Qur’anic verse revealed to the Prophet Muhammad. The verse was beamed over the district of Jabal Al-Noor, 4 km northeast of the Grand Mosque in..