Iran will not wage war against any nation, says Iranian president

Iran will not wage war against any nation, says Iranian president

:: Iran will not wage war against any nation, Iran’s President Hassan Rouhani said on Tuesday in a speech broadcast live on state TV. Fears of a confrontation between Iran and the More »

China calls on US to stop ‘extreme pressure’ on Iran

China calls on US to stop ‘extreme pressure’ on Iran

:: China’s Foreign Minister Wang Yi warned on Tuesday that the world should not open a “Pandora’s Box” in the Middle East, as he denounced US pressure on Iran and called on More »

King Salman receives dignitaries in Jeddah

King Salman receives dignitaries in Jeddah

:: A number of princes, ministers, scholars and a group of citizens called on King Salman at Al-Salam Palace in Jeddah to greet him. The reception began with the recitation of verses More »

Saudi Arabia King Salman orders use of official terminology for persons with disabilities

Saudi Arabia King Salman orders use of official terminology for persons with disabilities

:: Saudi Arabia’s King Salman has urged all government agencies to adopt the term “persons with disabilities” in all official communications and media statements. The directive came after a recommendation by the More »

Lebanese PM: Our relations don’t change according to whims of political forces

Lebanese PM: Our relations don’t change according to whims of political forces

:: Lebanese Prime Minister Saad al-Hariri said in a speech Tuesday that his country’s relations with other Arab nations do not change according to the “whims and positions” of some political forces, More »

 

Category Archives: Jeddah

King Salman receives dignitaries in Jeddah

:: A number of princes, ministers, scholars and a group of citizens called on King Salman at Al-Salam Palace in Jeddah to greet him. The reception began with the recitation of verses from the Holy Qur’an. Makkah Gov. Prince Khalid

Jeddah Season summer festival transforms city’s waterfront

:: Jeddah has transformed its iconic waterfront with festivities and activities to accommodate the many visitors attending Jeddah Season, which launched for the first time this year on June 8. The city’s 41-day Sea and Culture festival features international shows

Saudi Arabia King Salman orders use of official terminology for persons with disabilities

King Salman.

:: Saudi Arabia’s King Salman has urged all government agencies to adopt the term “persons with disabilities” in all official communications and media statements. The directive came after a recommendation by the Minister of Labor and Social Development and Chairman

Saudi culture minister appoints managers for three projects

Prince Badr bin Abdullah bin Farhan.

:: Prince Badr bin Abdullah bin Farhan, the minister of culture, has announced the appointment of managers for three of the ministry’s projects. Ahmed Al Mulla has been named president of the National Film Archive, Dr. Zeinab Al-Khudairi becomes head

Saudi visa in three minutes for visitors to Jeddah Season events

Raed Abu Zinada

:: Visitors buying online tickets for the Jeddah Season program of events will be able to secure an e-tourism visa at the same time, organizers have revealed. The announcement came as the city’s 40-day “Sea and Culture” festival of fun

‘Furijat’ initiative releasing detainees from financial debt

Prince Abdul Aziz bin Saud bin Naif

:: On May 29, Minister of Interior Prince Abdul Aziz bin Saud bin Naif launched the “Furijat” initiative, which allows people to contribute funds to assist detainees in prison for failing to pay off their debts through the proper channels

Saudi Ministry: Improved pilgrim services have had positive impact

:: Bassam Ghulman, deputy minister for transportation affairs at the Ministry of Hajj and Umrah, said that the Cabinet’s decision to improve pilgrims’ services has created a positive impact, and served as a starting point for promoting the goals of

King Salman arrives in Makkah for last ten days of Ramadan

:: King Salman arrived in Makkah on Saturday where he will spend the last ten days of Ramadan, Saudi Press Agency (SPA) reported. On his arrival in the city, King Salman was received by the governor of the region Prince

King Salman receives Saudi Arabia’s regional governors

:: King Salman received the governors of the administrative regions of Saudi Arabia, in Jeddah on Tuesday. The king directed the governors to take care of the citizens and expatriates’ interests, the Saudi Press Agency reported. Crown Prince Mohammed bin

King Salman promotes, appoints 25 judges at various levels

King Salman.

:: King Salman issued a royal decree on Monday promoting 25 judges at the Board of Grievances at various levels. The Kingdom is taking various measures to revolutionize its judicial system. Recently, the Justice Ministry launched an e-notarization system to

King Salman receives chairman of UAE Ifta Council

:: The president of the UAE Ifta Council, Sheikh Abdullah bin Bayyah, along with other members of the council on Sunday called on King Salman at Al-Salam Palace in Jeddah. The UAE Ifta Council chief conveyed the greetings of UAE

Saudi Arabia intercepts Houthi missiles heading toward Mecca, Jeddah

:: Saudi Arabia’s air forces on Monday intercepted two Houthi ballistic missiles over Taif, one heading for Mecca and the other for Jeddah, according to eyewitnesses. The Kingdom’s air defense forces were able to destroy the ballistic missiles. Saudi authorities

Port paves way for ‘new era of economic affluence’ in Saudi Arabia

:: Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman (center) at the launch of the King Abdullah Port on Monday. King Abdullah Port, the fastest-growing container port in the world, is considered a major success story in the Kingdom’s efforts to develop public-private

Jeddah to host first global village in Saudi Arabia

:: For the first time in Saudi Arabia, Jeddah will host a multicultural festival that takes visitors on a virtual tour of 50 countries. The global village will be set up inside Atallah Happy Land Park along the city’s famous

Organization of Islamic Cooperation chief slams terrorist attacks in Africa

:: The secretary-general of the Organization of Islamic Cooperation (OIC) has condemned attacks that caused the deaths of at least 37 people in intercommunal clashes in central Mali on Tuesday. Dr. Yousef Al-Othaimeen expressed his sympathy to Mali’s government and

Makkah governor inaugurates international book fair

:: Makkah Gov. Prince Khaled Al-Faisal inaugurated on Wednesday the fourth Jeddah International Book Fair. With the participation of 400 publishing houses from 40 countries, families can enjoy the events and activities of the 10-day book fair, whose theme this

Saudi female surgeon leads operation to remove rare liver tumor

:: A medical team of surgeons in Saudi Arabia, led by female Saudi surgeon Hanan Al-Ghamdi, have successfully removed a liver tumor weighing more than two kilograms. The complex surgery was conducted at a specialist hospital in Khobar, eastern Saudi

Saudi Shoura Council speaker arrives in Cairo

:: Saudi Shoura Council Speaker Sheikh Dr. Abdullah bin Mohammed Al-Asheikh arrived in Cairo on Monday. His is visiting Egypt on the invitation of Dr. Ali Abdel Aal Sayyed Ahmed, speaker of the Egyptian House of Representatives. The Saudi official

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