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Saudi’s King Salman, Crown Prince Send Letters To Covid-positive Algerian President
Government | Saturday 31 October, 2020 1:27 am
Saudi Arabia’s King Salman and Crown Prince Mohammed Bin Salman sent letters to the Algerian president after he tested positive with the coronavirus, state news agency SPA reported.The two royals sent the messages to Abdelmadjid Tebboune after he was hospitalized in Germany, wishing him a speedy...
Saudi Arabia records increase in COVID-19 deaths, drop in new cases
Government | Saturday 31 October, 2020 1:03 am
Saudi Arabia announced 20 deaths from the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) and 398 new infections on Friday.The new cases bring the number of total infections in the Kingdom to 346,880.Of the new cases, 53 were recorded in Riyadh, 48 in Madinah, 38 in Yanbu, 37 in Jeddah and 32 in Makkah.The total...
Covid-19 Cases In Saudi Arabia Fall Below 400 Again As Recoveries Rise
Healthcare | Saturday 31 October, 2020 12:43 am
Saudi Arabia recorded on Friday 398 new coronavirus cases over the past 24 hours, 37 less from Thursday’s figure of 435, according to a statement from the Ministry of Health.Twenty more patients died over the past 24 hours from complications caused by COVID-19, the ministry said.This brings the...
Urban 20 (U20) Engagement Group Of The G20, Announces The Creation Of A “Global Urban Resilience Fund” In Response To
Government | Saturday 31 October, 2020 12:29 am
The Urban 20 (U20), a G20 Engagement Group, today announced that it is working to create a Global Urban Resilience Fund, the first fund of its type developed by cities, for cities. Speaking about the announcement U20 Chair, His Excellency Fahd Al-Rasheed, President of the Royal Commission for...
G20 Young Entrepreneur’s Alliance Summit Discusses Role Of Entrepreneurs In Time Of Crisis
Government | Friday 30 October, 2020 5:49 am
Thursday’s G20 Young Entrepreneur’s Alliance (YEA) Summit focused heavily on the way in which numerous small businesses and entrepreneurs have successfully pivoted to adapt to the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic and shown that they can be valuable partners in keeping economies afloat.The virtual...
Arab Parliament Expresses Concern Over Yemen Due To Houthi Militia’s Violations
Government | Friday 30 October, 2020 5:46 am
The Arab Parliament expressed its concern over the developments of the situation in Yemen and its humanitarian and health repercussions due to Houthi militia’s violations of human dignity of the Yemeni people, all international laws and conventions, and values of equality and social justice in...
Alula Unveils New Experiences And Opens Bookings
Tourism & Hospitality | Friday 30 October, 2020 5:38 am
AlUla, the historical crossroad of ancient civilizations, has officially reopened for visitors this weekend.The Royal Commission for AlUla (RCU) has unveiled the full suite of experiences that will be introduced in a phased manner over the coming months.Heritage sites, Hegra, Jabal Ikmah and Dadan...
Business & Money | Friday 30 October, 2020 5:30 am
Zain KAS announced that it has added 3 new cities, Buqayq, Jubail, and Hafar Al Batin, to the 5G services map. With this new addition, the number of cities in the Kingdom covered by the company's 5G network has increased to 50 cities enabled by more than 4,600 towers. Accordingly, the three new...
Riyadh Tech Start-up Foodics Launches $100M Fund To Support Smes
Business & Money | Friday 30 October, 2020 5:20 am
It will extend loans between $5,000 and $133,000, depending on the requirements of the businessesFoodics, a Riyadh-based technology start-up servicing the retail and food and beverage industries, rolled out a $100 million micro loan fund on Tuesday to support small and medium-sized enterprises.A...
Saudi Arabia Is Eyeing 100 Million Tourists A Year By 2030: Al-khateeb
Government | Thursday 29 October, 2020 12:50 am
audi Arabia’s tourism ministry aims to raise the number of tourists visiting the Kingdom annually to 100 million by 2030, said Ahmed Al-Khateeb. In 2019, about 40 million tourists visited Saudi Arabia.The Saudi tourism minister also said the ministry will soon announce five new projects, which...