King Salman performs Eid al-Fitr prayers in Grand Mosque

:: The Custodian of the Two Holy Mosques, King Salman bin Abulaziz, performed Eid al-Fitr prayers on Friday morning in the Grand Mosque of Mecca, the Saudi Press Agency (SPA) reported. King More »

King Salman congratulates Muslims on Eid al-Fitr

:: Saudi Arabia’s King Salman bin Abdulaziz has congratulated the citizens of his kingdom and Muslims everywhere for the Eid al-Fitr holiday. The following is the translated text of King Salman’s message: More »

Saudi Cabinet approves measure criminalizing sexual harassment

:: The Saudi government approved a measure on Tuesday criminalizing sexual harassment in the Kingdom, the Saudi Press Agency reported. The Cabinet, chaired by King Salman in Jeddah, backed the legislation, which More »

Lebanon PM in second trip to Saudi since surprise resignation

:: Lebanon’s Prime Minister Saad Hariri headed to Saudi Arabia on Tuesday for the second time since his shock resignation in the kingdom last year. On November 4, Hariri announced he was More »

Turkey tells Israeli envoy to return to Israel ‘for some time’ after Gaza deaths

:: The Turkish Foreign Ministry has told Israel’s consul general in Istanbul to return to Israel “for some time”, state-run Anadolu news agency said on Wednesday, after Israeli forces killed more than More »

 

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King Salman performs Eid al-Fitr prayers in Grand Mosque

:: The Custodian of the Two Holy Mosques, King Salman bin Abulaziz, performed Eid al-Fitr prayers on Friday morning in the Grand Mosque of Mecca, the Saudi Press Agency (SPA) reported. King Salman prayed amidst crowds of worshipers who filled

King Salman congratulates Muslims on Eid al-Fitr

:: Saudi Arabia’s King Salman bin Abdulaziz has congratulated the citizens of his kingdom and Muslims everywhere for the Eid al-Fitr holiday. The following is the translated text of King Salman’s message: “In the name of Allah the Merciful Praise

King Salman receives Yemeni president

:: Saudi Arabia’s King Salman received Yemeni President Yemeni President Abed Rabbo Mansour Hadi on Tuesday in Jeddah. The meeting was attended by a number of provincial governors and other dignitaries. Yemen’s army killed 35 Iran-backed Houthi militants in Al-Jouf

King Salman meets governors of Saudi regions

:: King Salman met Saudi regional in governors on Tuesday. The governor of the 13 regions of the Kingdom met the king and crown prince at Al-Salam palace in Jeddah. A list of the Kingdom’s regions and governors are: MAKKAH

Saudi Cabinet approves measure criminalizing sexual harassment

:: The Saudi government approved a measure on Tuesday criminalizing sexual harassment in the Kingdom, the Saudi Press Agency reported. The Cabinet, chaired by King Salman in Jeddah, backed the legislation, which requires a royal decree to become law. The

Saudi Society for Physically Disabled Adults served 120,000 in last decade

:: Prince Sultan bin Salman, chairman of the board of the Saudi Commission for Tourism and National Heritage (SCTH), on Monday, patronized a celebration to mark 10 years since the founding of the Society for Physically Disabled Adults (Harakia). The

Saudi Arabia condemns brutal Israeli aggression against unarmed Palestinians

:: Saudi Arabia’s government on Tuesday said it opposed the US decision to relocate its Israel embassy from Tel Aviv to Jerusalem. “The Kingdom rejects the American administration’s decision to transfer its embassy to Jerusalem,” the council of ministers said

Saudi Arabia air defense intercepts Houthi missile targeting Jazan

:: Royal Saudi Air Defense Forces (RSADF) intercepted a ballistic missile fired by Iran-backed Houthi militia over the southern city of Jazan, said the spokesman for the Saudi-led coalition. Col. Turki Al-Maliki announced that at 12:40 p.m. on Tuesday, Saudi

Ramadan to begin Thursday as Saudi moon observers say no sight of crescent

:: Saudi Arabian moon observers said that there was no sight of the Ramadan crescent on Tuesday, meaning millions of Muslims around the world will begin the holy month on Thursday. According to reports on Saudi Arabian state TV, bad

Six deals signed to secure jobs for 10,000 Saudi youth

:: Makkah Gov. Prince Khalid Al-Faisal on Monday patronized the signing of six agreements for Prince Khalid Al-Faisal’s “Tomouh” project to train and employ 10,000 young men and women before the end of 2020. This came on the sidelines of

KSA condemns Israelis for firing on unarmed Palestinians

:: Saudi Arabia slammed Israel after troops shot and killed at least 55 Palestinians and wounded hundreds on Monday. The Foreign Ministry source expressed the Kingdom’s strong condemnation and denunciation of the deadly attack on unarmed protesters by the Israeli

King Salman receives Kuwaiti deputy premier

:: Sheikh Sabah Khalid Al-Hamad Al-Sabah, deputy prime minister and minister of foreign affairs of Kuwait, visited Jeddah on Sunday. Prince Turki bin Mohammed bin Fahd bin Abdul Aziz, adviser at the royal court, and Saudi Foreign Minister Adel Al-Jubeir

Makkah water services chief: Proportion of faltering projects have gone down

:: Prince Khaled Al-Faisal, adviser to King Salman and governor of Makkah, discussed the works and projects of the National Water Co. (NWC) in the region, including 87 projects worth a total of SR6.8 billion ($1.8 billion). Mohammed bin Saleh

Saudi Arabia ‘to seek nuclear weapon’ if Iran resumes program

:: Iran’s actions amount to a “declaration of war,” the Saudi foreign minister warned on Wednesday, after two ballistic missiles were fired toward Riyadh by Tehran-backed Houthi militias. Adel Al-Jubeir, speaking to CNN, said Saudi Arabia would seek to develop

Saudi FM says kingdom to resume efforts to address Iran’s hostile policies

:: Saudi Arabia’s Foreign Minister Adel Jubeir reaffirmed the kingdom’s support of US President Donald Trump’s decision to withdraw from the nuclear deal with Iran and reinstate economic sanctions, and said that the kingdom will continue to work with its

Saudi air force intercepts ballistic missile launched from Yemen

:: Saudi air forces intercepted a ballistic missile launched from Yemen on Wednesday. Four consecutive loud booms were heard in Saudi Arabia’s capital Riyadh on Wednesday, witnesses were reported as saying. Yemen’s Houthi militia said it fired missiles at “economic

Saudi Arabia welcomes US withdrawal from Iran nuclear deal

:: Saudi Arabia welcomed the announcement on Tuesday by President Donald Trump that the United States is withdrawing from the Iran nuclear deal. The government said it also supports the reinstatement of economic sanctions on the Iranian regime, which were

Saudi interior minister patronizes Civil Defense graduation ceremony

:: Under the patronage of Saud Arabia’s Interior Minister Prince Abdul Aziz bin Saud bin Naif, the graduation ceremony of the Civil Defense training course was held on Monday in Makkah. He was received by Civil Defense officials and its

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