Iraq expects crude output from its southern oilfields, Rumaila, Majnoon and West Qurna Phase one, to reach about 2.1 million barrels per day by the end of this year, the head of South Oil Co (SOC) said on Friday.
As the Control and Investigation Board (CIB) begins Saturday its investigations into the case files of over 70 persons facing charges related to the Jeddah flood disaster of November 2009, sources told Okaz that the accused would be put on trial publicly.
Season 9 finale of the hugely popular American idol is scheduled for this week. The program watched by millions in the US on Tuesdays and the elimination on Wednesdays is equally popular in the other parts of the world, including the kingdom.
Saudi Arabia’s security forces freed two young German girls held hostage for nearly a year in Yemen, the Saudi Interior Ministry said Tuesday, but the fate of their doctor parents, an infant brother and a British national was unknown.
King Abdullah, Custodian of the Two Holy Mosques, has ordered the prosecution of all persons accused of involvement in last year’s Jeddah flood disaster that killed at least 123 people and damaged 10,785 buildings.
The Jeddah Chamber of Commerce and Industry is set to launch a GPS-based tracking system in vehicles as a theft deterrent. The program would target commercial vehicles, like trucks, but would also be available as a service for non-commercial vehicles.