Gulf Times - Jeddah
Gulf crisis nearing a conclusion: Kuwaiti Speaker

Gulf crisis nearing a conclusion: Kuwaiti Speaker

Speaker of the Kuwaiti National Assembly Marzouq Ali al- Ghanim said the convening of the 12th meeting of heads of GCC parliaments and Shura councils in Jeddah, Saudi Arabia ...

Eleven Sports urges Serie A to cancel Jeddah match

Eleven Sports urges Serie A to cancel Jeddah match

Eleven Sports Network, a licensee of Serie A in a number of territories and a major investor in Italian football has sent out a letter to Serie A Chief Executive Officer demanding that the Italian Super Cup game between Juventus and AC Milan not be held in Jeddah, Saudi Arabia.

53 injured as Saudi jet makes emergency landing

53 injured as Saudi jet makes emergency landing

The Saudia aircraft was travelling from the holy city of Medina to Dhaka with 151 people on board, but had to be diverted to Jeddah late on Monday after it suffered a malfunction in the hydraulic system.

Tillerson faces tough Gulf talks on ending Qatar boycott

Tillerson faces tough Gulf talks on ending Qatar boycott

US Secretary of State Rex Tillerson faces an uphill task in persuading four Arab states to end a boycott of Qatar in talks after the four labelled a US-Qatar terrorism financing accord an inadequate response to their concerns.

Saudi warship returns to port after Yemen rebel attack

Saudi warship returns to port after Yemen rebel attack

A Saudi warship targeted by Yemeni rebel "suicide" boats returned to its home port in Jeddah on Sunday, Saudi Arabia's national news agency said.

Saudis say 16 'terrorism' suspects arrested

Saudis say 16 'terrorism' suspects arrested

Saudi security forces have arrested 13 Pakistanis and three Saudis suspected of having links to jihadists who blew themselves up during a weekend firefight with police, authorities said on Tuesday.

Saudi freeze may be easing as Jeddah projects announced

Saudi freeze may be easing as Jeddah projects announced

Saudi Arabian authorities have announced three public transport projects in the port city of Jeddah, a sign that a freeze on new infrastructure work in the kingdom may be easing as the government slows its austerity drive.

Kerry announces new Yemen peace initiative

Kerry announces new Yemen peace initiative

US Secretary of State John Kerry on Thursday announced a fresh international peace initiative for Yemen aimed at forming a unity government to resolve its 17-month-old conflict.

Saudi trial opens over Makkah crane collapse

Saudi trial opens over Makkah 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 site, local media reported on Thursday.

Saudi Arabia moves to help stranded Indian workers

Saudi Arabia moves to help stranded Indian workers

Saudi Arabia took steps on Wednesday to help some 2,500 Indian workers stranded without money in the kingdom after a plunge in oil prices sparked construction layoffs.

Bomber killed, two police wounded in blast outside US consulate in Jeddah

Bomber killed, two police wounded in blast outside US consulate in Jeddah

A suicide bomber was killed and two other people wounded in a blast near the US consulate in Saudi Arabia's second city of Jeddah early on Monday ...

Saudi policeman shot dead after Makkah raid: ministry

Saudi policeman shot dead after Makkah raid: ministry

A Saudi police officer has been shot dead in the Makkah region, the interior ministry said on Friday, after four suspected jihadists died during a raid in the same area.