Thursday, January 24, 2019

Saudi Arabia

Saudi Red Cross plane forced to land due to air space...

A Saudi-led coalition battling in Yemen on Tuesday said it forced a Red Cross plane to land in southern Saudi Arabia after it veered...

Saudi hosts world’s largest date festival–45 days!

Qassim, which hosts the world’s largest date festival in Buraidah every year at this time, is swirling with activities, with date farmers expecting high...

Moon Not Sighted Today; Ramadan to begin on Thursday, 17th

Saudi moon observers said that there was no sight of Ramadan crescent Tuesday. Hence the first day of the Islamic holy month of Ramadan 1439 will...

Saudi increases oil production by 400,000 bpd last month

Saudi Arabia had opened the taps even before OPEC and Russia agreed at the end of June to ease the production cuts to respond...

Saudi hiking team travels 300,000 km to discover heritage sites

JEDDAH: The Saudi Arabia Hiking Team has traveled more than 300,000 km to introduce the world to the Kingdom’s mountains and mountaintops.The team consists...

Saudis spending on tourism decreased by 20% last year

Saudis spent around SR78 billion ($21 billion) on tourism overseas last year, down 20% from the previous year, which amounted to SR97.3 billion ($26...

11.1 Million Expats employed in Saudi Arabia’s private sector

According to the Interior Ministry’s National Information Centre, 11,119,370 expatriates are employed in the private sector. They are accompanied by 2,221,551 family members, bringing...

Saudi King Pardons Prisoners Jailed Over Debts In Hail

Saudi King Salman bin Abdulaziz Al Saud has pardoned all prisoners in the Hail region, jailed over debts that do not exceed SAR1 million,...

Saudi: 564,800 Illegal Expats Deported In 12 Months

The number of violators detained as part of the 'Nation Free of Illegal Expats' campaign that began in November 2017 reached 2,176,517 as of...

Saudi ‘to exclude German firms from government tenders’

(Reuters) - Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman has ordered that no more government contracts be awarded to German companies, in a sign of...
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