Monday, January 23, 2017
A kitchen in Prince Badr Elementary School in Taif is converted into a classroom as teachers found it difficult to accommodate the large number of students. — Okaz photo

Overcrowded school gives lessons in kitchen

TAIF — Parents in a suburb in northern Taif are worried about the safety of their children who attend Prince Badr Elementary School because...
Deserted houses like these in Buraidah provide a safe haven for criminals. — Okaz photo

Deserted buildings in Buraidah a security threat, say residents

BURAIDAH — Residents of Buraidah in the central province of Qassim say many abandoned buildings in their city pose a serious security threat. Abdulaziz Faisal,...

Crimes & Casualties

Two die in floods

Two die in floods

JAZAN — Two died and others were injured in various valleys in Jazan on Monday. Jazan Civil Defense spokesman Capt. Yahya Al-Qahtani said the...
Motorist dies after hitting stray camel

Motorist dies after hitting stray camel

RIYADH — A man died after his car slammed into a stray camel. Riyadh Red Crescent spokesman Abdullah Al-Muraibidh said the victim was driving...
Khalid Al-Falih Minister of Energy, Industry and Mineral Resources

Falih: Output cuts to lower oil inventories

Vienna — Saudi Minister of Energy, Industry and Mineral Resources Khalid Al-Falih said on Sunday that OPEC and non-OPEC oil producers were complying with...
Farman Naqshand Khan

69 Pakistanis in detention for terrorism

By Anas Al-Yousef JEDDAH — With the arrest of a Pakistani woman in Jeddah’s Al-Naseem district during a security operation on Saturday, the number of...

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