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 »


Tag Archives: Taif

Saudi crown prince attends closing ceremony of camel festival

:: Saudi Arabia’s Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman patronized the closing ceremony of the 2nd edition of the Crown Prince Camel Festival on Sunday. The ceremony took place at the camel racing field in Taif, in the presence of princes,

Taif Season – Make Taif a favorite destination in KSA

Taif Season attracts over 2.5m visitors, cementing city’s status as a favorite destination in KSA :: Taif Season, which is one of 11 festivals being held across the Kingdom to promote the country as a global tourist destination, attracted over

King Salman to launch Tarif district restoration program

King Salman

:: King Salman will patronize the inaugural ceremony for the restoration of the Tarif historical district on Sunday. It is part of a program aimed at the development of the ancient Ad Diriyah city. Visiting Gulf Cooperation Council dignitaries and

Makkah governor inaugurates 12th Saudi Souk Okaz festival

:: Prince Khalid Al Faisal, the governor of Makkah province, on Wednesday officially opened the 12th edition of Souk Okaz, which is supervized by the Saudi Commission for Tourism and National Heritage (SCTH) under the patronage of King Salman. Prince

New Taif projects reflect King Salman’s attentiveness to country’s development: Prince Sultan

Prince Sultan bin Salman

:: The inauguration of the new Taif projects by King Salman is a great event that reflects his attentiveness to the country’s development and proof that all Saudi provinces are in his heart, Prince Sultan bin Salman, the president and

$3 billion ‘new city’ at Taif

King Salman

:: Plans were approved on Sunday for a $3 billion “new city” at Taif, with more than 10,000 homes, a culture and heritage tourist center, technology and industry parks, a university and an airport. The project will occupy nearly 1,250

Saudi Arabia concludes Souq Okaz festival with march of families in Taif

:: Taif acting Gov. Saad Al-Maimouni sponsored the march of families of Taif (Homeland Unity) at the Souq Okaz in Taif. Abdullah Al-Sawat, executive director of Souq Okaz, said the march is one of the most important events of Souq

Saudi woman wins Okaz Entrepreneurship Award

Noha Al-Yousif

:: Saudi businesswoman Noha Al-Yousif won the first-place award at this year’s Okaz Entrepreneurship Competition at the level of both the Kingdom and the Arab world. Al-Yousif received the award at the opening of the 11th Souq Okaz, in the

450 Saudi actors and 35 riders roaming Souq Okaz

Souq Okaz

:: There are 450 actors and 35 horsemen wandering throughout Souq Okaz wearing traditional garb, telling the story of trade in the area in the olden days. Visitors can experience thousands of years of history in one location at the

BAE Systems to support outstanding Taif University graduation projects

Taif University and the Saudi company BAE Systems signed a five-year cooperation agreement to financially support special graduation projects and offer students scientific lectures. Turkey Al-Thubaity, university vice president for planning, development and community service, expressed the university’s appreciation for

New Taiif project and housing launches 10.5 thousands units

The prince of Mecca Khaled al-Faisal announced the implementation of the new Taiif projects, which include the Taiif International Airport, the restoration of the Okaz market, the technology Oasis and the housing and industrial city. The prince also inaugurated a

Newborn Abandoned by Mother In Hospitals

Hospitals left to deal with newborns abandoned by mothers without IDs The Ministry of Health has said there have been frequent cases of women without legal IDs abandoning their newborns to avoid documentation complications, Makkah Arabic newspaper reported. Turaif Al-Aama,

Rain, snowfall forecast in north

Weather analyst Abdullah Al-Harbi has said that the north of the Kingdom is expected to witness severe cold with rain and snow. He added that northern areas will experience strong currents from eastern Turkey and the Black Sea. Heavy rain

People asked to stay away from valleys

The Presidency of Meteorology and Environmental (PME) on Thursday warned of low and medium-altitude clouds that are expected to form over Taif province and its surrounding areas, interspersed with rain-bearing storm clouds and active surface wind, which will continue until

Women have most scope in IT sector, says study

Women with specialization in information technology (IT) and related fields are much in demand in the labor market at 27 percent, followed by event management (24 percent) and photography (20 percent). The electrical maintenance demand was the least, at 10

Schools not obliged to install CCTVs

The Ministry of Education has said that it will not oblige schools to install close circuit cameras at their entrances and exits to monitor suspicious movements that may pose danger to pupils. The ministry also denied receiving such instructions from

Medical errors ‘claim 11 lives a month’ in KSA

In a startling revelation, forensic medicine departments of the Kingdom said there were 137 deaths in 2014 due to medical errors in addition to cases of disability, according to an online newspaper. It said 11 people on average die due

No headmaster, no principal; the new title is school leader

Azzam Al-Dakheel

Education Minister Azzam Al-Dakheel has approved to change the title of the headmaster or the principal to school leader with immediate effect. The minister was endorsing the recommendations of the first school leadership conference held in Jeddah in March. The

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