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King orders relieving GEA chief of position
Government | Tuesday 19 June, 2018 12:49 am
Custodian of the Two Holy Mosques King Salman has issued on Monday a decree relieving Ahmad Al-Khatib, chairman of the board of directors of the General Entertainment Authority, of his position. In another royal decree, the King promoted 66 members of the Public Prosecution to various ranks....
Eid Al-Fitr is on Friday; King greets Muslims
Government | Friday 15 June, 2018 2:02 am
Custodian of the Two Holy Mosques King Salman greeted Saudis and Muslims around the world on the eve of Eid Al-Fitr, which is on Friday. In an address, delivered on his behalf by Minister of Information Awwad Al-Awwad, the King hoped that the situation of Muslims would see improvement...
Over 2m worshipers attend Khatm Al-Qur’an at the Grand Mosque
Government | Thursday 14 June, 2018 4:42 am
Amid ample and integrated services, under the direct supervision of Custodian of the Two Holy Mosques King Salman and Crown Prince Muhammad Bin Salman, deputy premier and minister of defense, over two million worshipers including visitors, Umrah pilgrims, citizens and expatriates witnessed on...
Al-Sheikh: In Ramadan, pray for Erdogan’s failure in elections.
Government | Tuesday 12 June, 2018 2:45 pm
Al-Sheikh urged all Saudi believers that, in order to help the Prince to put the last nail in coffin of Qatar and The Muslim Brotherhood’s supporters, first of all, we should get rid of Erdogan, the supporter of these devils. Therefore, pray for this important in Ramadan. ...
Holding a seminar to support the Turkish opposition in Riyadh
Government | Tuesday 12 June, 2018 2:42 pm
A group of Turkish opposition, composed of Turkish kurds and some supporters of Fethullah Gulen in Riyadh, emphasized that they are ready to make any sacrifices to pass through Erdogan. The meeting was held in Riyadh on the 26th Ramadan in 1439, Apparently some of Saudi princes were present at the...
Over 2 million faithful throng Holy Mosques on 27th night of Ramadan
Government | Tuesday 12 June, 2018 4:06 am
Over two million worshipers thronged the Grand Mosque in Makkah and the Prophet’s Mosque in Madinah on Monday, the 27th night of Ramadan, which is widely believed to be Laylatul Qadr, the Night of Power. The Two Holy Mosques and their courtyards were overflowing with the faithful who...
Gabon leader arrives in Jeddah
Government | Tuesday 12 June, 2018 2:02 am
Gabon’s President Ali Bongo Ondimba arrived in Jeddah on Monday.  Makkah’s deputy governor and other top officials received him at the King Abdul Aziz International Airport. The visiting president performed Umrah. Saudi Arabia and Gabon enjoy cordial ties.  Gabon...
Saudi Arabia’s Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman to visit Russia next week
Government | Saturday 9 June, 2018 6:31 am
Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman will visit Russia next week, Interfax cited Kremlin spokesman Dmitry Peskov as saying on Friday. ...
Saudi Arabia, UAE boost cooperation as multiple joint projects announced
Government | Thursday 7 June, 2018 4:26 am
Saudi Arabia and the United Arab Emirates outlined a unified vision aimed at boosting the two nations’ global stature by announcing 44 joint projects.  The strategic partnership seeks to move the two allies closer on economic and security grounds as well as developing better living...
Shoura proposes cap on recruiting foreign lawyers
Government | Wednesday 6 June, 2018 1:38 am
The Shoura (Consultative) Council has proposed to stop recruiting foreign lawyers due to the existing number of qualified and trained Saudi lawyers. The Shoura Council reviewed the Human Resources Development Fund’s fiscal report of the year 2016-17 and proposed a number of...