Monday, May 1, 2017
The Technical and Vocational Training Corporation (TVTC) certified 45,000 Saudis in repairing and selling mobile phones last year after government regulations required Saudization in the telecommunication sector. — File photo

Mobile repair shops run by women seek to fill a void

By Layan Damanhouri Saudi Gazette JEDDAH — Mobile maintenance and repair shops run by women have attracted Saudi female technicians from different backgrounds. Such shops, which recently...
Forty-day-old Arhanuddin is probably the youngest expatriate to avail of the general amnesty to return home. — SG photo

Grief-stricken Indian returns home with newborn after burying wife in Riyadh

By Irfan Mohammed Saudi Gazette JEDDAH — A young Indian worker, whose dreams turned into a nightmare after he landed in visa troubles for no fault...

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...

Hospital evacuated as fire breaks out

RIYADH — Patients and staff were evacuated from Al-Hamadi Hospital after a fire broke out at the premises on Sunday. Riyadh Health Affairs Directorate...
Minister of Transport Suleiman Al-Hamdan addressing a press conference in Jeddah on Sunday. -SPA

Singapore-based CAI wins license to operate new Jeddah airport

JEDDAH – The Singapore-based Changi Airports International (CAI) has won a license to operate Jeddah’s new King Abdulaziz International Airport for a period of...
The UN Security Council voted on non-proliferation sanctions for North Korea on Jan. 22. — File photo

Saudi Arabia bans financial services to North Korea

By Sultan Bin Bandar Okaz/Saudi Gazette JEDDAH — The Saudi Arabia Monetary Authority (SAMA) has prohibited commercial banks, foreign exchange offices, finance companies and financing intermediaries...

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