Saudi Crown Prince, US Secretary of Defense discuss troop deployment

Saudi Crown Prince, US Secretary of Defense discuss troop deployment

:: Saudi Arabia’s Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman received a phone call on Wednesday from the US Secretary of Defense during which they discussed ongoing arrangements to send US troops of a More »

Saudi Energy Minister confirms restoration of Kingdom’s gas production capacity

Saudi Energy Minister confirms restoration of Kingdom’s gas production capacity

:: Saudi Arabia’s Minister of Energy confirmed on Wednesday the restoration of production capacity, affirming the Kingdom’s position as a reliable energy supplier in the global market. The energy minister, Prince Abdulaziz More »

Egypt calls Erdogan statements ‘ironic,’ accuses Turkey of sponsoring terrorism

Egypt calls Erdogan statements ‘ironic,’ accuses Turkey of sponsoring terrorism

:: Egypt’s foreign ministry spokesman, Ahmed Hafez, slammed Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan’s statements at the UN General Assembly this week where he urged the UN to “handle the suspicious death of More »

Saudi Crown Prince: Attacks are test of int’l resolve against destructive acts

Saudi Crown Prince: Attacks are test of int’l resolve against destructive acts

:: Saudi Arabia’s Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman said on Wednesday that the attacks on Saudi Aramco oil facilities are a test of international resolve in the face of destructive acts that More »

Saudi Crown Prince says attacks on oil facilities are a ‘dangerous escalation’

Saudi Crown Prince says attacks on oil facilities are a ‘dangerous escalation’

:: Saudi Arabia’s Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman said the recent attacks on Saudi Aramco facilities represented a “dangerous escalation not only toward the Kingdom but also the entire world.” The Crown More »


Category Archives: Jeddah

Society for Human Rights in Saudi Arabia denies Qatari Human Rights Commission allegations

:: While it firmly denies them, the society wishes to recall and affirm that it had already verified that authorities in the Kingdom are implementing the royal orders to enable visitors and others of the Qatari citizenship who need to

UNWTO to honor Prince Sultan for innovative tourism initiatives in Saudi Arabia

:: President of the Saudi Commission for Tourism and National Heritage (SCTH) Prince Sultan bin Salman will lead the Saudi delegation at the 106th session of the Executive Council of the UN World Tourism Organization (UNWTO) in China. The UNWTO

Saudi Arabia foils Daesh plot targeting defense ministry

:: Saudi security forces have foiled a terror plot by the Daesh group targeting the Kingdom‘s Ministry of Defense, the Presidency of State Security said on Tuesday. A source from State Security said a security operation resulted in the capture

King Fahd Hospital in Jeddah to practice nuclear medicine

:: King Fahd Hospital in Jeddah has received permission to practice nuclear medicine and has also launched an electronic pharmacy project. An official from the Ministry of Health said that the Diagnostic Radiology Department at the hospital has received a

Myanmar killers ‘as bad as Daesh,’ Muslim World League says

:: Brutal attacks and open genocide of Rohingya Muslims in Myanmar shame humanity and represent the death of ethical values in the international system, the Muslim World League said on Wednesday. The bloodshed in Myanmar was no less criminal than

Over a million women pilgrims perform the Hajj this year

:: A total of 1,334,080 men and 1,018,042 women have performed Hajj this year, according to the latest statistical report by the General Authority for Statistics (GaStat). It said the number consisted of both the pilgrims coming from outside who

Saudi Information Ministry praises media role during Hajj

:: The Ministry of Culture and Information on Monday held its annual ceremony to honor the media and cultural delegations covering the Hajj season this year. During the ceremony, Minister of Culture and Information Awwad bin Saleh Al-Awwad conveyed the

Saudi teen promotes passion for cycling outdoors

Nadima Abulaynain

:: Nadima Abulaynain, 18, is setting the scene for women who are keen to cycle the streets of Jeddah. “I’ve liked riding a bicycle since I was a child,” the high school student told Arab News. “Why not spread interest

Hajj metro operated smoothly this year, says transport chief

:: The “Hajj metro” train service between the holy sites operated smoothly this year, according to Public Transport Authority (PTA) President Rumaih Al-Rumaih. The Al-Mashaaer Al-Mugaddassah Metro, as the transport service is known, successfully transported pilgrims between the holy sites

OIC condemns abuses against Rohingya in Myanmar

:: The Independent Human Rights Commission (IPHRC) of the Organization of Islamic Cooperation (OIC) has strongly condemned human rights violations against Rohingya Muslims in Rakhine state, Myanmar. The IPHRC called on all OIC member states, especially neighboring countries, to urge

King Salman: Saudi the heart of Muslim world, strives to achieve unity

:: The Custodian of the Two Holy Mosques King Salman bin Abdulaziz Al Saud held at the Royal Court at Mina Palace the annual reception for heads of state, Islamic dignitaries, guests of the Custodian of the Two Holy Mosques,

Saudi plans for Hajj rituals are hailed a success

Maj. Gen. Mansour Al-Turki

:: Plans for nearly two million pilgrims to ascend Mount Arafat and its surroundings, stay the night in Muzdalifa and return to Mina valley to spend the post-Hajj days were declared a success on Friday. The security spokesman for the

Saudi deploys 100,000 security forces to Mecca ahead of Hajj

:: At the headquarters of Saudi Arabia’s General Security forces in Mina, the press conference confirmed that nearly 1.72 mln pilgrims have been confirmed to have flown into the kingdom over the past few days whereas an additional 200,000 pilgrims

Over 1.8 million arrive in Saudi Arabia for Hajj

:: Director General of Passports Maj. Gen. Sulaiman Al-Yahya revealed that over 1.8 million pilgrims have been logged as arrivals for this year’s Haj at a press conference at Jeddah Chamber of Commerce and Industry on Monday. “Over 1.6 million

Malaysian pilgrims get Hajj entry stamps from Saudi officials in home country

:: Saudi General Directorate of Passports has sent a number of its employees to Malaysia to complete procedures of pilgrims entering the country from Kuala Lumpur Airport for Hajj. The initiative was implemented in order to facilitate the procedures that

Public transport creates 167,000 jobs for Saudis

:: The Council of Ministers’ decision to limit the work of drivers with vehicles to Saudis has helped raise the number of native workers in this field from 10 percent to 95 percent of those who offer their services on

Saudi Islamic Affairs Ministry appoints special Hajj committees

Tawfiq bin Abdul Aziz Al-Sudairi

:: The deputy minister of Islamic Affairs, Call and Guidance said the ministry has appointed specialized committees to monitor and implement Hajj activities. Tawfiq bin Abdul Aziz Al-Sudairi, who is also vice chairman of the Supreme Hajj Committee, added that

Saudi Health Ministry: 1400 surgeries performed on Hajj pilgrims

:: Hospitals in Mecca and Medina have already conducted 1400 surgeries on pilgrims during the Hajj season this year, it has been announced. The Saudi Health Ministry said that 147 heart bypass operations and seven open heart surgeries have been

Powered by : © 2014 Systron Micronix :: Leaders in Web Hosting. All rights reserved

| About Us | Privacy Policy | Terms of Use | Disclaimer | Contact Us |