Saudi Crown Prince, US Secretary of Defense discuss troop deployment

Saudi Crown Prince, US Secretary of Defense discuss troop deployment

:: Saudi Arabia’s Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman received a phone call on Wednesday from the US Secretary of Defense during which they discussed ongoing arrangements to send US troops of a More »

Saudi Energy Minister confirms restoration of Kingdom’s gas production capacity

Saudi Energy Minister confirms restoration of Kingdom’s gas production capacity

:: Saudi Arabia’s Minister of Energy confirmed on Wednesday the restoration of production capacity, affirming the Kingdom’s position as a reliable energy supplier in the global market. The energy minister, Prince Abdulaziz More »

Egypt calls Erdogan statements ‘ironic,’ accuses Turkey of sponsoring terrorism

Egypt calls Erdogan statements ‘ironic,’ accuses Turkey of sponsoring terrorism

:: Egypt’s foreign ministry spokesman, Ahmed Hafez, slammed Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan’s statements at the UN General Assembly this week where he urged the UN to “handle the suspicious death of More »

Saudi Crown Prince: Attacks are test of int’l resolve against destructive acts

Saudi Crown Prince: Attacks are test of int’l resolve against destructive acts

:: Saudi Arabia’s Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman said on Wednesday that the attacks on Saudi Aramco oil facilities are a test of international resolve in the face of destructive acts that More »

Saudi Crown Prince says attacks on oil facilities are a ‘dangerous escalation’

Saudi Crown Prince says attacks on oil facilities are a ‘dangerous escalation’

:: Saudi Arabia’s Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman said the recent attacks on Saudi Aramco facilities represented a “dangerous escalation not only toward the Kingdom but also the entire world.” The Crown More »


Category Archives: Education Institute

Forum highlights role of media in promoting interfaith dialogue

The Imam Mohammed Saud Islamic University (IMSIU) hosted on Sunday a UNESCO forum on the role of the media in promoting interfaith dialogue as part of the initiative of Custodian of the Two Holy Mosques King Abdullah. A number of

360 Saudi students to take part in skills development program

The Riyadh-based King Abdul Aziz and his Companions Foundation for Giftedness and Creativity (Mawhiba) will launch personal skills development programs in major cities such as Riyadh, Jeddah and Dammam. According to an expert in this field, the Saudi education process

Conditional recruitment for female expat teachers OK’d

Ending days of speculation on the matter, the Labor Ministry on Tuesday announced that expatriate women teachers on dependent visas can work at private schools without transferring their sponsorship. In an exclusive statement to Arab News, Ahmed Al-Humaidan, undersecretary for

3,300 school buses to be added to existing fleet

The Ministry of Education has announced that it had ordered some 3,300 school buses for transporting students in schools across the country. The decision comes as part of the ministry’s efforts to facilitate students’ transportation to and from their schools.

KACST scientist wins US physics award

Dr. Ibtesam Saeed Badhrees

Dr. Ibtesam Saeed Badhrees, a leading woman research scientist in experimental particle physics at the National Center for Nanotechnology, King Abdulaziz City for Science and Technology (KACST) Riyadh, has been selected as the first non-American woman for ‘Women Physicist of

Prince Khaled nominated for excellence award

Education Minister Prince Khaled Al-Faisal was nominated for an excellence award by Makkah Gov. Prince Mishaal bin Abdullah at the Jeddah Hilton on Saturday. This is the award’s sixth session, which was organized by eight branches under the governor’s office.

Visa transfer: Schools want clear policy

International schools in Saudi Arabia are under tremendous pressure to rectify the legal status of their teaching staff after the Labor Ministry injunction that teachers who have not transferred their sponsorships will not be allowed to resume work when schools

Minister congratulates IISJ students

[wpResize] Four outstanding students of the International Indian School, Jeddah (IISJ) have received letters of appreciation from Indian Human Resource Development Minister Smriti Zubin Irani for scoring high marks in the Class XII CBSE exams. “Heartiest congratulations on your wonderful

More literate in Saudi, as illiteracy down by 6.81%

[wpResize] Saudi Arabia has surpassed the Dakar Education Conference’s objective of erasing illiteracy among the elderly by 50 percent by 2015. The Kingdom notified UNESCO that it has been able to erase 60.61 percent of illiteracy by the end of

English language to be taught from third grade

[wpResize] Prince Khaled Al-Faisal, Minister of Education said the government realized that the students in the Kingdom were weak in foreign languages and that the ministry was working in this area to deal with the issue through various plans and

Riyadh, US to bolster educational relations

[wpResize] Joseph W. Westphal, ambassador of the United States to Saudi Arabia, met Higher Education Minister Khaled Al-Anqari on Thursday to discuss strengthening of educational relations between the US and Saudi Arabia. During their talks, Al-Anqari and Westphal agreed to

BISJ bids farewell to 53 graduates of 2014

[wpResize] The Bangladesh International School (BISJ-English Section) hosted a farewell ceremony on Friday to honor the 2014 batch of students who sat for the Advanced Level (A Level) exams in May/June this year. The exams are affiliated to the Cambridge

IISJ celebrates academic excellence

[wpResize] Indian Ambassador Hamid Ali Rao said he would not allow favoritism at International Indian Schools (IIS) and reminded managing committee members that they have got the position to serve the community. “We want to establish transparency in all our

PNU — a center of excellence for Arabic language studies

Princess Nora bint Abdulrahman University (PNU), on the outskirts of Riyadh, is the largest women-only institution of higher learning in the world, providing education and research facilities to more than 50,000 students, including expatriates. It plays a big role in

Need for trained Saudis in sales and marketing

There is a strong need to train Saudi youngsters in the sales and marketing field, as this particular sector is mostly manned by foreign workers, according to a Saudi market analyst. Citing statistics from the Asharqia Chamber, Mohammed Al-Homeidy, a

Alfaisal University inks deal to promote student interest

The Riyadh-based Alfaisal University (AU) has inked here recently a strategic partnership with the Australia-based International English Language Testing System (IELTS) to become the official IELTS testing center in the region. In a statement, Faisal Al- Mubarak, AU provost and

Makkah governor to honor graduates tomorrow

Makkah Gov. Prince Mishal bin Abdullah will attend the graduation ceremony of the third batch of Batterjee Medical College for Science and Technology on Monday at Sheikh Abdul Jaleel Auditorium on the college’s premises in Jeddah. Sobhi Batterjee, chairman of

18,000 expats teach in KSA universities

There are more than 18,000 foreign teachers currently employed in Saudi Arabia’s universities and higher educational institutions, local media reported, quoting data released by the Ministry of Higher Education. The total number of teaching staff at the government-run and private

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