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  1. To cover or not to cover? Saudi clerics face off over the veilRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 17, 2014 | Al Bawaba

    While the veil debate in Saudi rages on, a Muslim scholar appeared on TV with his wife baring her face. A religious controversy laced with a deep social issue has rapidly escalated in Saudi Arabia after the Grand Mufti joined the debate and said that Muslim women must cover their faces in public.


  2. 36th edition of Saudi International Motor show beginsRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 16, 2014 | AME Info

    Eng. Mohammed Tawfiq Madani director general of the Transport Department in Makkah inaugurated the 2014 edition of the Saudi International Motor Show on Monday at the Jeddah Center for Forums & Events. The event kicked off with an exclusive media preview before it was opened to the public.


  3. Severe air pollution affecting Hajj pilgrimsRead the original story

    Dec 16, 2014 |

    During Hajj in the Saudi Arabian city of Makkah, the pilgrims get exposed to dangerously high levels of air pollutants which can increase their heart attack risk, shows a study. The Hajj is annual holy pilgrimage in which millions of Muslims converge in Makkah.


  4. Grand Mosque to get sun umbrellasRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 15, 2014 | BBC News

    The largest mosque in the world is going to install giant sun umbrellas to protect worshippers from the heat, it's reported. The Grand Mosque in Mecca, Saudi Arabia, will get more than 300 huge canopies to provide shade in its outdoor courtyards, the Arab News website reports .


  5. The 15 Most Powerful Militaries In The Middle EastRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 12, 2014 | Silicon Alley Insider

    Saudi special forces during a ceremony as they prepare for the influx of people to participate in the Hajj, in Arafat 15 kms outside of Mecca, Saudi Arabia, Wednesday, Nov. 10, 2010. The Middle East has been racked by turmoil for much of the past decade, and its militaries are constantly thrown into the region's often-violent chaos.


  6. Sensex falls 251 points; oil and gas shares tumbleRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 12, 2014 |

    According to a business survey has estimated Index of Industrial Production to increase to 2.8% for the month of October, 2014 compared to 2.5% in the same month last year and Consumer Inflation Index to moderate to 4.5% in November, the slowest rate recorded since the data series was first published in 2012. For the day, the Sensex ended down 251 points or 0.91% at 27,351 and the Nifty closed 69 points or 0.8% lower to end the trade at 8,224.


  7. Ruwad Civil Construction Standardizes on Aconex PlatformRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 11, 2014 | Market Wire

    ACX ), provider of a leading cloud collaboration platform for the global construction industry, has signed a three-year corporate agreement with Ruwad Civil Construction that will standardize the use of Aconex solutions across current and future RCC projects throughout the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia . The first RCC project managed on Aconex will be Jabal Omar Phase 4, a complex, multi-use development consisting of seven towers to be completed in 42 months.


  8. Senators wary of granting administration broad authority to fight the Islamic StateRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 9, 2014 | Washington Examiner

    The Obama administration's request for renewed congressional authorization to fight the Islamic State of Iraq and Syria faced bipartisan skepticism from a Senate panel Tuesday , as lawmakers from both parties accused the administration of seeking too much power in its ongoing battle to defeat the terrorist group. Secretary of State John Kerry, while testifying before the Senate Foreign Relations Committee, said the administration needs significantly broad authority because "there is no way to go through all the hypotheticals."


  9. a Cable cleat maker is supplying equipment for a huge Brazilian energy sector vessel.Read the original story w/Photo

    Dec 9, 2014 | The Northern Echo

    ... in China's Guangdong province, and cleats to The Shamiya Haram, which is part of the holy mosque in Mecca, Saudi Arabia. Founded in 1962 by former RAF bomber pilot turned plumber Arthur Ellis, who flew more than 90 missions in the Second World War, ...


  10. Water master plan to be developed for the Holy City of MakkahRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 9, 2014 | WaterWorld

    An 18-month contract has been awarded to consultancy Arcadis to develop a drinking water , wastewater, treated sewage effluent and an asset management master plan for the region of Makkah, in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia. As part of the contract, the team will work closely with National Water Company to develop a plan to fit His Highness King Abdullah's vision of 2050.


  11. Air Conditioner Market in Saudi Arabia to Surpass US$ 2.5 Billion by 2019, Finds TechSci ResearchRead the original story

    Dec 4, 2014 |

    Over the past few years, Saudi Arabia's air conditioner market has witnessed a significant growth in demand across diverse sectors. Rising number of housing units, expansion of commercial and institutional spaces, and extreme climatic conditions are the major growth drivers for the country's air conditioner market.


  12. Whose freedom, President Sisi?Read the original story w/Photo

    Dec 2, 2014 | Jerusalem Post

    ... Poland. He is also an affiliated member of Euroacademia and a former lecturer at Um al-Qura University, Mecca, Saudi Arabia. Your comment must be approved by a moderator before being published on Disqus users can post comments ...


  13. Hajj Fast FactsRead the original story

    Nov 26, 2014 | WICU12 Erie

    ... ritual which has been the source of deadly trampling in the past. January 5, 2006 - A small hotel in Mecca, Saudi Arabia, collapses killing at least 76 people. The hotel, Luluat Alkheir, is occupied by Asian pilgrims when it collapses. January 12, ...


  14. Al Salem Johnson Controls appoints Mohanad Alshaikh CEO for its Saudi and Lebanon operationsRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 26, 2014 | AME Info

    The People Advisor supports general human resources activities, specifically in the area of performance management, career development and compensation. People Advisor supports the management team and enhances communication with employees in all relevant matters, identifies and proposes HR solutions closely aligned to the business needs.


  15. Uganda, Saudi ties shaky after maid abuse videoRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 26, 2014 | New Vision

    A video of a Ugandan maid abusing a child that was uploaded by a diplomat from the Saudi Embassy in Uganda has gone viral, Makkah daily has reported. The diplomat said he intended for the video to reach the Saudi recruitment company that signed a contract with the Ugandan Ministry of Labor two months ago.


  16. Anjum Hotel Makkah recognizes contributions of strategic partners in EgyptRead the original story

    Nov 22, 2014 | PR Log

    PRLog - Nov. 23, 2014 - Jeddah - 21 November 2014 - Anjum Hotel Makkah, one of the renowned Anjum Hotels owned and developed by Abdul Latif Jameel Real Estate Investment Co. , recently held an honorary ceremony for its strategic partners in hospitality and tourism industries in Egypt as part of its strong commitment to reinforce its existing cooperation with the local sectors.


  17. Saudi Arabian women 'questioned by morality police' for organising beauty pageantRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 21, 2014 | The Independent

    A group of women in Saudi Arabia have been questioned by authorities for allegedly attempting to hold a beauty pageant in the holy city of Mecca. The women were summoned for questioning after leaflets advertising the pageant were reported to the state's morality police, the Saudi Gazette reports.


  18. US sends 5 Guantanamo detainees to European resettlementRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 24, 2014 | Stars and Stripes

    ... Al Thabbi, 42, for transfer to a Saudi lockup, according to leaked GuantA namo documents. He was born in Mecca, Saudi Arabia, but he turned out to be a citizen of Yemen, the Arabian Gulf nation with a destabilizing al-Qaida franchise that has ...


  19. 5 Guant namo detainees resettled in EuropeRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 20, 2014 | The Miami Herald

    The Pentagon sent five long-held Arab detainees to resettlement in Europe on Thursday, three to Georgia and two to Slovakia. The transfer, announced after a U.S. C-17 cargo plane cleared Georgian airspace in its two-nation mission, left 143 captives still at the prison camps in southeast Cuba.


  20. CRUCIBLE: Sunni-Shi'a SchismRead the original story

    Nov 20, 2014 | MindaNews

    Humanity's quest or vision of unity has endured since the beginning of time. Yet, the same quest appears like a chimera or shadow given the diverse, at times, conflicting expression into which mankind appropriate their unity so that the dialectic of unity and diversity appears to be a constant feature in history.