The Kaaba Receives A New Kiswa To Commemorate Eid al – Adha

Saudi officials have replaced the Kiswa (the cloth cover) of the Kaabato commemorate the Day of the Arafat and the start of Eid al – Adha, according to Saudi Press Agency (SPA) on Monday. The process of changing the Kiswa occurs annually on the seconf day of Hajj under the supervision of the President of … More The Kaaba Receives A New Kiswa To Commemorate Eid al – Adha

Saudi Arabia To Require All Citizens To Be Fully Vaccinated Before Traveling By Aug 9

All Saudi Arabian citizens will be required to have had two COVID-19 vaccine doses before traveling outside the Kingdom from August 9, the Kingdom’s interior ministry announced on Monday. The new requirement will not be applied to children under the age of 12 provided that their travel insurance policy covers expenses relating to COVID-19 and … More Saudi Arabia To Require All Citizens To Be Fully Vaccinated Before Traveling By Aug 9

Sultan Of Oman To Visit Saudi Arabia On Sunday

Sultan Haitham bin Tariq of the Sultanate of Oman will make a two – day official visit to Saudi Arabia on Sunday after he received an invitation from Custodian of the Two Holy Mosques King Salman bin Abdulaziz, the Saudi Press Agency (SPA) reported. The visit comes within the framework of strengthening the historical and … More Sultan Of Oman To Visit Saudi Arabia On Sunday

238 Quarantine Violators Arrested In Saudi Arabia’s Eastern Province

Authorities in Saudi Arabia’s Eastern Province have arrested 238 people for breaching isolation and quarantine rules after contracting the coronavirus disease. The region’s police spokesman, Lt.Col. Mohammed bin Shar Al – Shehri, said security organizations monitoring preventive measures had also held other people for violating mandatory quarantine imposed on them when entering the Kingdom. Preliminary … More 238 Quarantine Violators Arrested In Saudi Arabia’s Eastern Province

Saudi Arabia Launches First – Ever Space Science Scholarship Program To 30 Universities

Saudi Arabia has launched its first – ever scholarship program to sent students who want to study space sciences to renowned universities around the world, the Kingdom’s Space Commission announced on Wednesday. Saudi Arabian male and female students will have the opportunity to study space science is one of the top 30 global universities and … More Saudi Arabia Launches First – Ever Space Science Scholarship Program To 30 Universities

UAE Sets Deadline For Italy To Vacate Airbase, Italian Government Source Says

The United Arab Emirates has asked Italy to witdraw aircraft and personnel from a military base in the Gulf state by July 2, an Italian government source said on Monday, in what appeared to be fallout Rome halting the sale of missiles to the UAE. The source told Reuters negotiations were ongoing to try to … More UAE Sets Deadline For Italy To Vacate Airbase, Italian Government Source Says

Sovereign Fund PIF Considers Saudi Telecom Stake Sale, Sources Say

Saudi Arabia’s Public Investment Fund (PIF) is considering divesting part of its stake in Saudi Telecom, sources close to the matter told Reuters, as the sovereign wealth fund seeks to monetise some of its assets. The fund, which holds $430 billion of assets, has hired Goldman Sachs and Saudi National Bank’s investment banking arm to … More Sovereign Fund PIF Considers Saudi Telecom Stake Sale, Sources Say

Saudi Arabian, Austrian FMs Hold Joint Press Conference In Vienna

Saudi Arabia’s Foreign Minister Prince Faisal bin Frhan on Tuesday said the Kingdom has a common vision with Austria regarding the  stability of the region in a joint press conference with his Austrian counterpart Alexander Schallenberf in Vienna. Schallenberg said Saudi Arabia is his country’s largest partner in the Middle East. ‘Saudi Arabia plays a … More Saudi Arabian, Austrian FMs Hold Joint Press Conference In Vienna

Saudi Crown Prince Inaugurates $1Bn Housing And Medical Projects For Ministry Of Defense Employees

Saudi Arabia’s Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman inaugurated eight housing projects as well as medical treatment for employees of the Ministry of Defense, the state news agency SPA reported on Sunday. The initiative is part of new development projects implemented and recently completed by the ministry at a cost of more than SR 4 billion … More Saudi Crown Prince Inaugurates $1Bn Housing And Medical Projects For Ministry Of Defense Employees

Qatar Receives New Saudi Ambassador As The Two Mend Relations

Qatar’s foreign minister on Monday received the new Saudi Ambassador to Doha, the first to be reinstated by Arab states after they agreed to end a dispute with Qatar earlier this year, state news agency QNA said. Saudi Arabia, the United Arab Emirates, Egypt and Bahrain resolved in January to lift the boycott imposed in … More Qatar Receives New Saudi Ambassador As The Two Mend Relations