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Saudi Arabia witnesses unprecedented achievements one year after MBS became crown prince

By   /  June 22, 2018  /  Gulf Countries  /  No Comments

JEDDAH: June 21 marked one year of Mohammed bin Salman as crown prince of Saudi Arabia.Since assuming the role, the crown prince, fondly known as MBS, has been working for the socioeconomic transformation of the Kingdom. He is the architect of a wide-ranging plan for social and economic reforms known as Saudi Vision 2030, which […]

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Saudi king hopes for renewal of ceasefire between Afghan gov’t, Taliban

By   /  June 22, 2018  /  World  /  No Comments

RIYADH (Xinhua) — Saudi Arabia King Salman bin Abdulaziz Al Saud expressed on Wednesday his hope for the ceasefire between Afghan government and Taliban to be renewed, Saudi Press Agency reported. Afghanistan has extended its unilateral ceasefire with the Taliban following an initial truce observed by both sides over the Eid al-Fitr festival period this […]

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‘Masam’ project is Saudi Arabia’s new humanitarian gift

By   /  June 22, 2018  /  Gulf Countries  /  No Comments

JEDDAH: Saudi Arabia is about to launch its new humanitarian project “Masam” on Monday, through the King Salman Humanitarian Aid and Relief Center (KSRelief). This project has come out of the teachings of Islam, which calls for helping needy people, and for the preservation of human life, dignity and health. It promotes the humanitarian role […]

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Uruguay beat Saudi Arabia to enter pre-quarters

By   /  June 21, 2018  /  Sports  /  No Comments

Rostov-on-Don (Russia), June 21 (IANS) Veteran striker Luis Suarez marked his 100th international with a winning goal as Uruguay defeated Saudi Arabia 1-0 in a Group A clash here on Wednesday to enter the pre-quarterfinals of the FIFA World Cup. Suarez’s 23rd-minute strike from close range decided the match as Saudi Arabia lost their second consecutive […]

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Saudi Arabia’s King Salman issues order to appoint scores of judges to Ministry of Justice

By   /  June 20, 2018  /  Gulf Countries  /  No Comments

DUBAI: Saudi Arabia’s King Salman issued a royal decree appointing 161 judges to the Ministry of Justice on Tuesday, Saudi state-news agency SPA reported. The decree also included the promotion of 79 other judges at various levels of the judiciary.

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Saudi Arabia intercepts Houthi missile over Khamis Mushayt

By   /  June 20, 2018  /  Gulf Countries  /  No Comments

JEDDAH: The Saudi Air Defense Force intercepted a ballistic missile fired by the Iran-backed Houthi militias from Saada province, Yemen, toward Saudi territories, the Saudi Press Agency reported on Tuesday. The official spokesman for the coalition to restore legitimacy in Yemen, Col. Turki Al-Maliki, stated that at 5:43 p.m., the air force intercepted a missile […]

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With Hodeidah airport liberated, Saudi Arabia-led coalition accuses Houthis of targeting civilians

By   /  June 20, 2018  /  Gulf Countries  /  No Comments

DUBAI: A Saudi-led Arab Coalition commander has confirmed the liberation of Yemen’s Hodeida airport in a video posted by UAE state news agency WAM. “The airport was completely cleared, Thank God, and is under control,” the coalition commander for the Red Sea coast, Abdul Salaam Al-Shehi said speaking in Arabic in the video posted on […]

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Saudi Arabia’s King Salman issues order to appoint scores of judges to Ministry of Justice

By   /  June 19, 2018  /  Business  /  No Comments

DUBAI: Saudi Arabia’s King Salman issued a royal decree appointing 161 judges to the Ministry of Justice on Tuesday, Saudi state-news agency SPA reported. The decree also included the promotion of 79 other judges at various levels of the judiciary.     

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Date factories in Saudi Arabia inspected for pesticide residues

By   /  June 18, 2018  /  Gulf Countries  /  No Comments

JEDDAH: The Saudi Food and Drug Authority (SFDA) analyzed 165 samples from 42 date producers in 17 cities and provinces during the first half of 2018. The results showed that 89.1 percent of the samples had permissible levels of pesticide residues, while 10.9 percent exceeded those levels. Some of the samples contained pesticides prohibited by […]

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IMF praises Saudi Arabia, Kuwait, UAE support for Jordan

By   /  June 16, 2018  /  Gulf Countries  /  No Comments

JEDDAH: The International Monetary Fund (IMF) described as a “positive step” the decision by Saudi Arabia, the UAE and Kuwait to provide an economic aid package worth $2.5 billion to crisis-hit Jordan over the next five years. The IMF expressed its hope that the package would enable Jordan to implement “bold” reforms to tackle high unemployment […]

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