18 Rabi' I 1443 - 24 October 2021
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Interior minister chairs Hajj Supreme Committee meeting
Government | Wednesday 26 May, 2021 6:36 am
Prince Abdulaziz Bin Saud Bin Naif, interior minister and chairman of the Hajj Supreme Committee, on Tuesday chaired a meeting of the committee virtually. The meeting was held in the presence of Makkah Emir Prince Khaled Al-Faisal and Madinah Emir Prince Faisal Bin Salman. The meeting...
Custodian of the Two Holy Mosques Chairs Cabinet's Virtual Session
Government | Wednesday 26 May, 2021 6:14 am
The Custodian of the Two Holy Mosques King Salman bin Abdulaziz Al Saud, the Prime Minister, chaired on Tuesday the Cabinet's virtual session. At the outset of the session, the Cabinet was briefed on the contents of consultations and talks that took place during the past days between the...
Fighter jets of Greek air force taking part in 'Falcon Eye 2' joint drill arrive in Tabuk
Government | Tuesday 25 May, 2021 6:36 am
F-16 fighter jets of the Hellenic Air Force, the air force of Greece, arrived on Monday at King Faisal Air Base in the northern sector to participate in "Falcon Eye 2" drill maneuvers, which will be carried out during the current month.  Commander of King Faisal Air Base in the Northern...
Saudi-US military exercise comes to a close Previous
Government | Sunday 23 May, 2021 6:21 am
 A joint military exercise between the Royal Saudi Air Force (RSAF) and the United States Air Force (USAF) concluded on Saturday. Manoeuvres carried out during exercise Desert Mirage 3 aimed to refine expertise, raise the level of joint combat readiness, and deepen the bonds of...
HRH Crown Prince: Saudi Arabia affirms its pioneering role in advancing development in African continent, its support for international and regional efforts to lay foundations of security and stability
Government | Wednesday 19 May, 2021 8:54 am
The Kingdom of Saudi Arabia affirmed its pioneering role in advancing development in the African continent countries and its support for international and regional efforts in cooperation with the African Union to lay the foundations of security, stability, and conflict resolution. The Kingdom...
Saudi Arabia sets out new fines for COVID-19 breaches
Government | Wednesday 12 May, 2021 8:39 am
An updated list of fines for breaking coronavirus disease (COVID-19) protocols, including penalties for social gatherings as Eid celebrations approach, were announced by the Saudi Ministry of Interior on Tuesday. The new list follows a May 7, 2020 announcement on regulations to limit...
GACA Announces New Procedures for Entry of Travellers into Saudi Arabia
Government | Tuesday 11 May, 2021 5:43 am
 The General Authority of Civil Aviation (GACA) distributed a circular today to airlines operating in all Saudi airports, announcing new procedures for entry of all non-Saudi citizens and exempted travellers into Saudi Arabia, in reference to the Ministry of Interior statement regarding...
Saudi Arabia introduces 7-day quarantine for unvaccinated visitors
Government | Tuesday 11 May, 2021 5:35 am
All non-citizens arriving in Saudi Arabia who have not been vaccinated against COVID-19 must quarantine for a minimum of seven days, the interior ministry said on Monday.The measures will come into force on May 20. People from a list of countries currently banned from traveling to the Kingdom will...
Citizen Account Program deposits Saudi Riyal 1.9 billion for May
Government | Tuesday 11 May, 2021 5:33 am
Saudi Arabia’s Citizen Account Program deposited SR1.9 billion ($506 million) into the accounts of 10. 4 million beneficiaries for May. The national scheme was created to protect Saudi households from the direct, indirect and expected impacts of the various economic reforms taking place in...
Crown Prince directs to double housing projects in northern Riyadh
Government | Monday 10 May, 2021 5:37 am
Crown Prince Muhammad Bin Salman, deputy premier and minister of defense, issued directives to double housing projects in the north of Riyadh by allocating new residential land plots on a total area of 20 million square meters and transferring their full ownership to the Ministry of Municipal,...
$250k Saudi-backed UN science award launched
$250k Saudi-backed UN science award launched
Thursday 21 October, 2021 12:18