Saudi Arabia announces death of Prince Abdulaziz bin Abdullah bin Abdulaziz bin Turki Al-Saud

 Saudi Arabia has announced the death of Prince Abdulaziz bin Abdullah bin Abdulaziz bin Turki Al-Saud, state news agency SPA reported.The Royal Court said funeral prayers will be held on Saturday in the Kingdom’s capital, Riyadh.

Saudi Health Ministry Conducts 4 Million COVID-19 Lab Tests

The Saudi Ministry of Health said it had conducted more than four million laboratory tests for COVID-19 using advanced testing technologies and polymerase chain reaction (PCR) testing method. Saudi Arabia is one of the first countries in the world to provide laboratory testing for the virus, as i

Saudi body to help UN devise policies for sustainable living

RIYADH - A professional association from Saudi Arabia will play a key policymaking role at a UN governing body addressing the importance of environmental needs.Following careful assessment and consideration of the commitments and engagements of the Saudi Green Building Forum (SGBF), the nonprofit

Saudi King Arrives in NEOM to Rest

The Custodian of the Two Holy Mosques, King Salman bin Abdulaziz, arrived in NEOM to "rest and recuperate", state media said Thursday. "Custodian of the Two Holy Mosques King Salman arrived in NEOM, where he will spend some time to rest and recuperate," the official Saudi Press Agency said in a b

Saudi Arabia urges stability and unity in Sudan

Saudi Arabia on Wednesday stressed the importance of stability in Sudan and the unity of the country. In remarks made at a Friends of Sudan meeting hosted by the Kingdom, Foreign Minister Prince Faisal bin Farhan said peace in the country is directly related to development.   Prince Fais

Notice setting date for Saudi international flights ‘is bogus’

A fake circular suggesting Saudi Arabia will resume international flights in October has been condemned as “completely baseless and fabricated” by the General Authority of Civil Aviation (GACA).Rumors that international flights will shortly return have been circulating on social media

Saudi Crown Prince, Brazilian President Discuss Bilateral Ties

Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman, Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Defense, held telephone talks on Monday with Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro. Bolsonaro had telephoned the Crown Prince to inquire about the health of Custodian of the Two Holy Mosques King Salman bin Abdulaziz, who

Saudi Arabia Calls for Transparent Probe into Beirut Blast

Saudi Foreign Minister Prince Faisal bin Farhan called on Sunday for a transparent international investigation into the massive explosion that has destroyed swathes of Beirut. Prince Faisal told an online donor conference that Saudi Arabia stands with the Lebanese people. He stressed “the

KSRelief Sends Third Plane to Beirut as Part of Relief Aid Bridge

A third King Salman Humanitarian Aid and Relief Center (KSRelief) plane loaded with aid departed Saudi Arabia on Saturday to the Lebanese capital as part of a relief air bridge that was set up to help the people in wake of the devastating Beirut blast. The air bridge was establishment at the dire

Fire in Jeddah’s Al-Sulaymaniyah neighborhood brought under control

A fire broke out in Jeddah’s Al-Sulaymaniyah neighborhood and has been brought under control, the Civil Defence in Makkah Region said.  The blaze started in a number of portacabins in an area close to the Haramian train station in Jeddah. No casualties were reported.

Arab coalition intercept Houthi drone targeting Saudi Arabia

The Saudi-backed Arab coalition forces intercepted a Houthi drone targeting the Kingdom, state news agency SPA reported on Thursday.Coalition forces intercepted a Houthi drone heading towards Saudi Arabia, coalition’s spokesman Col. Turki Al-Maliki said.The militia continue to violate the St

Saudi Arabia reopens its land borders with UAE, Kuwait, Bahrain

Saudi Arabia’s land borders with the UAE, Kuwait and Bahrain will reopen after a four-month closure as the Kingdom eases the pandemic’s restrictions and economic activity returns to normal. Commercial trucks carrying goods for the Kingdom will also be allowed to enter through land por

King Salman Receives Telephone Call from Britain’s Prince Charles

Custodian of the Two Holy Mosques King Salman bin Abdulaziz received on Monday a telephone call from Britain’s Prince Charles, who congratulated him on the advent of the Eid al-Adha holiday. Prince Charles hailed Saudi Arabia for its leadership of the G20 in its role as president of the gro

Saudi Arabia health care summit to accelerate global COVID-19 fight

RIYADH- Saudi Arabia will this month host one of the world’s largest health care summits that aims to unite global efforts against the coronavirus disease (COVID-19). The event will bring together health care leaders and innovators from across the world to foster new collaborations and d

Hajj season nears end with no COVID-19 at holy sites

Pilgrims returned to the Jamarat Bridge for the stoning ritual on Saturday, the fourth day of Hajj, as the season neared an end with no cases of COVID-19 at the holy sites. The Saudi Health Ministry said the pilgrims’ health status was reassuring, and there had been no public health issues th

8,000 Health Workers at Pilgrims’ Service During Hajj

Makkah- Saeed Al-Abyad - The assistant to the Minister of Health and official ministry spokesperson, Dr. Mohammed Abdelali, that if any symptoms of COVID-19 are confirmed, a pilgrim performing his duty will be isolated and directed to a quarantine center in Makkah that meets the needs of his health

No COVID-19 cases detected among Hajj pilgrims, infection numbers continue to fall

There were 1,686 new cases of the novel coronavirus (COVID-19) recorded in Saudi Arabia on Friday, but none were detected among the Hajj pilgrims. The new cases announced by the Ministry of Health brought the total number of confirmed cases in the Kingdom to 275,905. Of the new cases, the highest

Saudi Health Ministry: More than 230,000 Recovered from COVID-19

The Saudi Ministry of Health announced Thursday 1,629 new confirmed cases of the novel coronavirus, bringing the Kingdom’s total to 274,219. There are 40,179 active COVID-19 cases receiving necessary medical care, it said in a statement. According to the ministry, 2,044 patients are in cri

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