NEWS | Earthquake Hits Eastern Province of Saudi’s Al-Quanfudah Governorate

JEDDAH – The Saudi Geological Survey said on Wednesday that an earthquake hit east of Al-Qunfudah Governorate, at a depth of nine kilometers.

The Saudi Press Agency quoted the authority spokesman Tariq Aba Al-Khail as saying that National Earthquake Monitoring Network stations in the stations in the Kingdom recorded a tremor on Wednesday evening east of Al-Qunfudah Governorate, measuring 2.7 degrees on the Richter scale and nine kilometers in depth.

Al-Khail confirmed that this is not the first time that frequent seismic activity has occurred at different intervals, calling on citizens not to panic as these earthquakes are small in strength.


BUSINESS | Oil Tanker Hit By Blast At Saudi Terminal, Saudi Arabia Confirms

An explosion damaged a Greek-managed tanker at a Saudi Arabian terminal on the Red Sea just north of the Yemeni border, the ship’s manager said on Wednesday, in an attack confirmed by Saudi Arabia. In a statement published by state media, the Saudi-led coalition fighting the Houthis in Yemen said a commercial vessel suffered minor  … Continue reading BUSINESS | Oil Tanker Hit By Blast At Saudi Terminal, Saudi Arabia Confirms

TRAVEL | UAE Halts New Visas To Citizens Of 13 Mostly Muslim States

The United Arab Emirates has stopped issuing new visas to citizens of 13 mostly Muslim – majority countries, including Iran, Syria, Afghanistan and Pakistan, according to a document issued by a state-owned business park. A source briefed on the matter told Reuters that visas had temporarily stopped being issued to Afghan, Pakistan and citizens of … Continue reading TRAVEL | UAE Halts New Visas To Citizens Of 13 Mostly Muslim States

BREAKING NEWS | Putin Thanks Saudi King Salman Over Russia OPEC+ Role

Russian President Vladimir Putin has thanked Saudi Arabia’s King Salman for the ‘active and joint cooperation’ in OPEC+. Putin said Russia and Saudi Arabia are actively cooperating in the alliance of the world’s largest oil exporters to ensure the stability of global energy markets, Saudi Press Agency reported on Wednesday. Putin’s remarks were made during … Continue reading BREAKING NEWS | Putin Thanks Saudi King Salman Over Russia OPEC+ Role

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