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Saudi foreign minister meets with Kazakh counterpart
Government | Tuesday 7 June, 2022 11:53 am
Saudi Arabia’s Foreign Minister Prince Faisal bin Farhan met with his Kazakh counterpart Mukhtar Tileuberdi during an official visit to Nur-Sultan.  During the meeting, the two ministers discussed aspects of relations between the two countries and ways of enhancing them in various...
Terrorist Financing Targeting Center links 13 individuals, 3 entities to IRGC, Daesh and Boko Haram
Government | Tuesday 7 June, 2022 11:49 am
Member states of the Terrorist Financing Targeting Center (TFTC), including Saudi Arabia, have unanimously named 13 people and three entities as being linked to terrorist organizations.  The announcement coincides with the fifth anniversary of the TFTC, which has targeted terrorist...
UAE condemns terrorist attack on church in Nigeria
Government | Monday 6 June, 2022 10:52 am
 The United Arab Emirates has strongly condemned the terrorist attack that targeted a church in southwestern Nigeria, killing and injuring dozens of innocent people. In a statement, the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation (MoFAIC) affirmed the UAE's strong...
UAE President orders completion of pending housing grant applications within Sheikh Zayed Housing Programme, at cost of AED2.3 billion
Government | Monday 6 June, 2022 10:41 am
President His Highness Sheikh Mohamed bin Zayed Al Nahyan has ordered the completion of all housing grant applications submitted in previous years through the Sheikh Zayed Housing Programme, at a total cost of around AED 2.3 billion.The move is part of the Initiatives of the UAE President and...
Saudi Arabia believes ‘stability, peace, security’ are sources of progress, development: Saudi deputy FM
Government | Monday 6 June, 2022 10:13 am
Saudi Arabia’s Foreign Ministry, in cooperation with the Organization of Islamic Cooperation, hosted the Fourth OIC Conference on Mediation in Jeddah on Sunday.The two-day conference is being held in the Kingdom for the first time. The previous three rounds were held in Turkey.Under the slogan...
‘Saudi Arabia always involved in humanitarian efforts in Muslim countries’: Al-Jadaan
Government | Monday 6 June, 2022 10:07 am
Saudi Arabia’s Minister of Finance and Governor of the Islamic Development Bank (IsDB) Mohammed Al-Jadaan said Sunday Saudi Arabia had always shown interest in being involved in humanitarian and development efforts in Muslim countries.  He was speaking during the Islamic...
Saudi Arabia, other Gulf states and Muslim institutions denounce Indian official’s insults against Prophet Muhammad
Government | Monday 6 June, 2022 10:02 am
Saudi Arabia and other Gulf countries and Muslim institutions on Sunday condemned the remarks against Prophet Muhammad by a top official in India’s ruling party, with some demanding con rete action to end such acts of Islamophobia.The remarks by spokesperson for Indian Prime Minister Narendra...
Dubai Customs attends rough diamonds evaluation event
Government | Sunday 5 June, 2022 10:30 am
 As part of its plan to enhance the knowledge and practical experience of its employees, Dubai Customs dispatched a delegation from the Customs Valuation Department to learn more about the international inspection and evaluation process for rough diamonds. The activity was organized by...
Saudi Arabia chairs Gulf Working Group meeting for World Radiocommunication Conference 2023
Government | Sunday 5 June, 2022 9:52 am
Saudi Arabia, represented by the Communications and Information Technology Commission, chaired the meeting of the Gulf Working Group to prepare for the work of the World Radiocommunication Conference 2023. The meeting was recently held in coordination with the Gulf Cooperation Council at the...
Saudi Arabia welcomes first foreign Hajj pilgrims since COVID-19 pandemic hit
Government | Saturday 4 June, 2022 8:57 pm
Saudi Arabia welcomed on Saturday its first batch of foreign Hajj pilgrims since before the COVID-19 pandemic. The pilgrims, who arrived in Madinah from Indonesia, were presented flowers, dates and Zamzam water bottles upon arrival, state news agency SPA reported. Saudi authorities...