CITC has banned Visber in Saudi Arabia

RIYADH (Reuters) – Saudi Arabia’s telecom regulator has banned use of the web-based communication application Viber, which is hard for the state to monitor and deprives licensed telecom companies of revenue from international calls and texts. “The...

Telecom companies to implement new CITC regulation on SIM cards

The Communications and Information Technology Commission (CITC) announces that its Decision number 325 on “Regulating the sale and activation of pre-paid SIM cards” will take effect on 31 July 2012. According to the Decision, no pre-paid SIM cards will be...

New Rental and Credit Report System from Simah

The Saudi Credit Bureau (Simah) will launch new system in Saudi Arabia, to put a stop to the non-payment of rent by the end of 2014. Simah’s new rental system: “A number of stages have to be completed gradually before the system is operational,” said...

Imposing Taxes on expats is hot topic again – Saudi Arabia

On Jan. 1, 1988 during King Fahad’s reign it was imposed on all expatriate regardless of their salary structure but 4 days later it was withdrawn as many expats resigned from essential services. This issue was discussed in Shoura time and time again. The long...
SAHER, The Automated Traffic Control and Management System

SAHER, The Automated Traffic Control and Management System

The traffic system of major cities in Saudi Arabia is monitored by Saher. Saher is an automated traffic control and management system, Saher uses digital cameras that has it’s network linked with the National Information Center of Ministry of Interior. Features...
Islamic Sacred Places In Saudi Arabia – Pilgrims Places

Islamic Sacred Places In Saudi Arabia – Pilgrims Places

In this post I will take you to a tour of Islamic sacred places in Saudi Arabia. The Pilgrims places shown here are mainly observed as a place of Ziyarat by the Muslim pilgrims during the Hajj and Um-rah sermon. I hope all of you like the spiritual places shown here....

Beautiful Cities In Saudi Arabia

This post includes the wallpapers of the “Sacred Places” in Saudi Arabia along with the beautiful cities in Saudi. You can enjoy all these beautiful wallpapers consisting of the Hajj sermon, Riyadh bridge, Makkah and Madina. You can download the Saudi...

Saher System, New traffic points system coming up

RIYADH – The General Administration of Traffic is to introduce a Traffic Violations Points System next Hijri year (mid November) which could see motorists get suspensions of three months to a year, a lifetime ban and imprisonment. The points system will be initially...