US calls for new sanctions against North Korea

US Secretary of State Rex Tillerson has urged new sanctions against North Korea at a UN gathering. He told More »

Erdogan: We want a ‘new start’ with the US

Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan announced on Friday that he and his US counterpart Donald Trump would open a More »

Trump administration considering assisting Arab coalition in war against Houthis

US officials have revealed that elaborate discussions are taking place within the administration of President Donald Trump that will More »

GCC achievements despite challenges highlighted

Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Naif expressed the pride of Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC) countries with the GCC’s outstanding More »

Erdogan says Turkey retaliating against ‘serious’ mortar fire on Syria border

President Tayyip Erdogan said on Friday Turkey’s southern border region with Syria had come under serious mortar fire over More »


Category Archives: Al Dammam

Saudi Aramco raises $3 bln with debut sukuk – sources

Saudi Aramco has raised $3 billion (11.25 billion riyals) in its debut sukuk issuance, sources familiar with the matter said on Wednesday. The Islamic bond, part of

Saudi Aramco formally appoints banks to advise on share sale

Saudi Aramco has formally appointed JPMorgan Chase & Co, Morgan Stanley and HSBC as international financial advisers for its initial public offering, sources familiar with the matter

Meet two young Saudi actors who are making waves at the Saudi Film Festival

Ibrahim Al-Hajjaj

Meeting its mission of nurturing the nascent filmmaking industry in the Kingdom, the Saudi Arabian Society for Culture and Arts can be credited with recognizing young actor

Details of the security raid on terrorist cells in eastern Saudi Arabia’s

The security spokesman for the Saudi interior ministry announced on Tuesday that two wanted men were killed and four were arrested in al-Awamiyah in the Qatif region,

Saudi security forces raid extremists’ hideout in Qatif

News Agency has learned that Saudi security forces raided the farm of captured extremist Hussein al-Faraj on Tuesday north of Qatif’s Awamiya neighborhood in the eastern province

4th Saudi Film Festival to focus on strengthening nascent industry

The fourth edition of the Saudi Film Festival begins Monday evening in Dhahran. The Culture and Arts Association in Dammam, in association with King Abdulaziz Center for

Saudi soldier killed by Houthi shelling in south Dhahran

Saudi Interior Ministry reported on Thursday that a soldier has been killed by Houthi shelling on a border post in south Dhahran. Earlier, a toddler was killed

Saudi policeman shot dead by unknown assailants in Qatif

Fahad al-Roehli

Saudi Interior Ministry said on Wednesday that a policeman was shot dead by unknown assailants in Qatif on the Gulf coast yesterday evening. The interior ministry said

Saudi Arabia: Security forces kill wanted person in al-Qatif region

A wanted person has been fatally wounded during an operation by Saudi security forces in eastern Saudi Arabia, the interior ministry said on Sunday. The wanted man

City check-in for Dammam passengers from Sunday

Travelers flying from King Fahd International Airport in Dammam will now be able to check in their luggage and take boarding cards from city check-in counters. The

Bahrain expects second Saudi-Bahrain causeway to boost tourism

The proposed second causeway linking Saudi Arabia and Bahrain is likely to boost Bahrain’s tourism industry, Khalid Al-Rumaihi, CEO of the Bahrain Economic Development Board (EDB), told

Police looking for ATM arsonists in Qatif

Unidentified arsonists set fire Saturday to one of the alcoves housing an ATM machine in a Qatif governorate bank in the Eastern Province. Police are investigating the

Roads reopened in Eastern Province after heavy rain

The level of rainwater pools has decreased in all neighborhoods and roads, and that traffic is flowing smoothly, said the Eastern Province secretariat on Saturday. It said

Floods cause train crash near eastern Saudi city, injuring 18

A Saudi train derailed near the eastern city of Dammam on Friday, injuring 18 people, after flooding from heavy rains caused the rail line to erode, the

Hafr Al-Batin festival kicks official

Hafr Al-Batin Spring and Heritage Festival kicked off on Saturday. The event is held on an area of 33,000 square meters, of which 7,000 square meters will

Saudi Arabia arrests man wanted for Qatif violence

Saudi Arabia has announced they have arrested a man wanted for several crimes and acts of violence in the kingdom’s Eastern Province. Security forces were able to

Prince Saud: Media should be accurate, moral and humane

Prince Saud bin Naif, the Eastern Province governor, has stressed the need for media to be precise and objective and provide the audience only with verified facts.

87 tons of rotten fish destroyed in Saudi Arabia’s Dammam

The Dammam Municipality and the Saudi ministry of commerce have said they destroyed a huge amount of rotten shrimps and frozen fish which were ready to for

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