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Category Archives: Yanbu

Saudi refinery operations not affected by transformer fire

:: The Saudi Aramco Mobile Refinery (SAMREF) at Yanbu is operating normally after a fire hit a power transformer at the gate of the facility on Saturday, a spokesman for a Saudi government body was quoted as

Yanbu airport may be used for transport of pilgrims

Emir of Madinah Prince Faisal Bin Salman has ordered the local Haj Committee to prepare a report on feasibility of receiving pilgrims at Prince Abdulmohsen Bin Abdulaziz Airport in Yanbu. He also asked a committee to carry

Prince Saud attends Yanbu institute’s graduation event

Two hundred trainees from Yanbu Technical Institute graduated at a ceremony attended by the chairman of the Royal Commission for Jubail and Yanbu. The chairman, Prince Saud Bin Abdullah Bin Thunayan, also inspected the Royal Commission projects

Yanbu’s Historic Area to undergo a major facelift

The Saudi Commission for Tourism and National Heritage (SCTNH), in cooperation with its strategic partners, is working on a major facelift of the Historic Area in Yanbu on the Red Sea coast. According to the plan, the

Adel Al Jubeir sworn in as new Saudi foreign minister

Former Saudi Ambassador to the United States Adel Al Jubeir was sworn in on Monday before King Salman bin Abdulaziz as the kingdom’s new foreign minister, the official Saudi Press Agency reported. The top diplomat was appointed

King receives flowery tribute

Custodian of the Two Holy Mosques King Salman has been honored in Yanbu with a portrait comprising 1.27 million flowers of various colors. The portrait was conceived and arranged by engineers of the Royal Commission for Jubail

Tourism island among new projects unveiled in Yanbu

Twenty-seven major investment projects in the industrial city of Yanbu were unveiled during an investment forum opened by Municipal and Rural Affairs Minister Prince Mansour bin Miteb on Wednesday. Projects include a tourism island, four hotels, an

Yanbu Health Affairs chief denies mass resignations

YANBU — The head of Health Affairs in Yanbu has denied rumors that a number of officials have resigned from hospitals in the governorate. Dr. Atallah Al-Jehani said all health sector employees are working as a team

Yanbu rapist-killer executed

A Yemeni man was executed in Yanbu on Thursday for the rape and murder of two Asian housemaids about four years ago, the Ministry of Interior said. In a statement, the ministry said Awdah Ahmad Awdah Salem

Desal plant to pump 145m gallons of water a day

JEDDAH — The Saline Water Conversion Corporation (SWCC) has announced the arrival of a second desalination unit at Yanbu’s power generating plant that will be installed by the end of the week. The head of SWCC Western

KFIP gets world’s largest desal equipment

The King Fahd Industrial Port (KFIP) in Yanbu Tuesday received Korean ship Dongbang Jiant 3, which is carrying the world’s largest water desalination equipment to be installed at the water desalination plant in Yanbu. The Yanbu plant

‘Reject extremism, defeat terrorism’

Custodian of the Two Holy Mosques King Abdullah congratulated Muslims on the successful completion of Ramadan on Sunday. On the occasion of Eid Al-Fitr, the king said: “Eid brings joy to the hearts of Muslims after having

Eid Ul Fitr Tomorrow in Saudi Arabia…

Eid Ul Fitr Greeting

Official Decision and Announcement of the High Judiciary Council of Saudi Arabia… Just a short time ago, Fatwa-Online was informed of the official decision and announcement of the High Judiciary Council of Saudi Arabia that since the

Ramadan tomorrow

[wpResize] The fasting month of Ramadan begins in Saudi Arabia tomorrow (Sunday) as nobody sighted the new crescent on Friday night. “June 28 will be the 30th day of Shaaban and the holy month of Ramadan begins

Official Decision and Announcement of the High Judiciary Council of Saudi Arabia

[wpResize] Just a short time ago, Fatwa-Online was informed of the official decision and announcement of the High Judiciary Council of Saudi Arabia that since the moon of Ramadhaan was not sighted this evening, here in Saudi

Traffic police have a plan for Ramadan

Traffic police in Jeddah launched a new project to ease congestion in the streets of Jeddah during Ramadan. Maj. Gen. Waslallah Al-Harbi, head of traffic police in Jeddah, confirmed the police’s readiness to deal with traffic jams

Midday work ban comes into effect

The midday work ban in the Kingdom comes into effect Sunday, the Labor Ministry said on Saturday. The three-hour work ban from 12 noon to 3 p.m. will continue until Sept. 15, it added. The ministry said

Female security guards a boon to public security

Ever since the Ministry of Labor began implementing a royal decree in early 2012 that banned men from working in stores that sell lingerie, cosmetics and other goods exclusively marketed to women, job opportunities for Saudi women

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