NEWS ALERT | In U.N. Debut, Saudi King Calls For Comprehensive Solution On Iran

NEW YORK  - Saudi Arabia’s King Salman bin Abudlaziz on Wednesday called for a comprehensive solution on Iran and disarming its affiliate Hezbollah in Lebanon, and expressed support for U.S. efforts to start talks between Israel and the Palestinians during his first address to the United Nations General Assembly. He said Iran has exploited a … Continue reading NEWS ALERT | In U.N. Debut, Saudi King Calls For Comprehensive Solution On Iran

TRAVEL | What You Need To Know About Travel Guidelines In Saudi Arabia

Madain Saleh The Saudi General Authority of Civil Aviation (GACA) has released its updated traveler’s guide, which accommodates the ongoing pandemic after approving international travel for some exceptional cases. The new regulations entail that non – Saudis who are entering the Kingdom must provide a medical report of their coronavirus disease (COVID-19) test and its … Continue reading TRAVEL | What You Need To Know About Travel Guidelines In Saudi Arabia

WORLD NEWS | Trump Says He Would Sell Other Gulf Countries U.S. Weapons Systems

MILAN | ITALY – U.S. President Donald Trump on Tuesday said he would be willing to sell other countries in the Middle East the same weapons systems sold to Israel, nothing the region’s wealth and saying it would be good for the United States and U.S. jobs. ‘They’ve very wealthy countries for the most part’, … Continue reading WORLD NEWS | Trump Says He Would Sell Other Gulf Countries U.S. Weapons Systems

BREAKING NEWS | Saudi Arabia to Lift Some International Flight Restrictions on September 15

RIYADH | SAUDI ARABIA - Saudi Arabia will partially lift its suspension of international flight as of Sept.15 to allow ‘exceptional categories’ of citizens and residents to travel, the state news agency SPA said on Sunday. The kingdom will scrap all travel restrictions on air, land and sea transport for citizens on Jan.1, 2021, it … Continue reading BREAKING NEWS | Saudi Arabia to Lift Some International Flight Restrictions on September 15

NEWS ALERT | Huge Explosions Rock Military Facility In Jordan, No Reports Of Causalities

AMMAN – Jordan said a series of massive explosions that rocked the city of Zarqa earlier on Friday was likely caused by an electric short circuit at a nearby army munitions depot. There were no immediate reports of casualties from the explosion which took place in the desert east of Jordan’s second-largest city, the government … Continue reading NEWS ALERT | Huge Explosions Rock Military Facility In Jordan, No Reports Of Causalities

TRAVEL ALERT | Russia Resumes International Flight With Egypt, UAE And Maldives

BUCHAREST | ROMANIA - Russia Has resumed international flights with Egypt, the United Arab Emirates and the Maldives, a government order published on Thursday showed. The government said it had authorized three flights a week to Cairo, as well as two flights a week to Dubai and to the Maldivest’s Velana International Airport.

Saudi, Russian Citizens To Be Eligible For Fast-Track Visa Applications

RIYADH | SAUDI ARABIA – Citizens from Saudi Arabia and Russia will have an easier time travelling between the two countries with the implementation of a bilateral agreement that fast-tracks all visa applications. ‘From Aug.30, a Memorandum of Understanding between the governments of Saudi  Arabia and Russia on simplified issuance of visas to the nationals … Continue reading Saudi, Russian Citizens To Be Eligible For Fast-Track Visa Applications

ENTERTAINMENT | Berlin Film Festival To Go Ahead Next February Despite Pandemic

BERLIN - The Berlin Film Festival will go ahead next February as planned despite the Covid-19 pandemic, its organizers said on Monday, as Germany battles a surge in infections linked to returning holidaymakers, large family gatherings and nightlife. The film festival, also known as the Berlinale, is being planned as a physical festival while a … Continue reading ENTERTAINMENT | Berlin Film Festival To Go Ahead Next February Despite Pandemic

NEWS ALERT | Saudi Public Sector Staff Return On Aug.30, But Health Precautions Enforced

RIYADH | SAUDI ARABIA – Saudi public sector employees will return to their workplaces on Sunday, Aug. 30, 2020, following an announcement by the Kingdom’s Ministry of Human Resources and Social Development. The ministry said it based its decision on health indicators in the cities and governorates of the Kingdom. Employees have been working remotely … Continue reading NEWS ALERT | Saudi Public Sector Staff Return On Aug.30, But Health Precautions Enforced

CORONAVIRUS CRISIS | WHO Chief Hopes Coronavirus Pandemic Will Last Less Than Two Years

GENEVA – The World Health Organization hopes the coronavirus pandemic will be shorter than the 1918 Spanish flu and last less than two years, WHO chief Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus said on Friday, if the world unites and succeeds in finding a vaccine. The WHO has always been cautious about giving estimates on how quickly the … Continue reading CORONAVIRUS CRISIS | WHO Chief Hopes Coronavirus Pandemic Will Last Less Than Two Years