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King Salman Presides over Laying of Foundation Stone of Diriyah Gate

King Salman Presides over Laying of Foundation Stone of Diriyah Gate

Custodian of the Two Holy Mosques King Salman bin Abdulaziz presided on Wednesday over the laying of the foundation stone of the Diriyah Gate project. The project is a cultural and lifestyle tourism destination for Saudi Arabia with a UNESCO World Heritage Site at its heart. Upon his arrival a

Saudi Arabia Rejects US Statements on Israeli Settlements

Saudi Arabia Rejects US Statements on Israeli Settlements

Saudi Arabia stressed on Wednesday its rejection of recent American statements on Israeli settlements in the West Bank, saying they are an “obstacle” in achieving peace. An official source at the Foreign Ministry said the Kingdom completely rejects Washington’s remarks that the settlements in Pal

Saudi Crown Prince Receives South Korean Defense Minister

Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman, Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Defense, received in Riyadh on Wednesday South Korean Defense Minister Jeong Kyeong-doo. Discussions focused on bilateral cooperation, especially in the defense field. They underscored the importance of the cooperation bet

Oman’s Sultan Pardons 332 Prisoners, Including 142 Foreigners

Oman’s Sultan Pardons 332 Prisoners, Including 142 Foreigners

Sultan Qaboos bin Said of Oman on Sunday issued a royal pardon for 332 prisoners, including 142 foreigners, the official Oman News Agency (ONA), reported. The pardon coincides with the country’s celebration of its National Day, ONA said. No details were given about the charges issued against t

Kuwait Emir Pledges New Govt. Soon as Parliament Won’t be Dissolved

Kuwait Emir Pledges New Govt. Soon as Parliament Won’t be Dissolved

Emir Sheikh Sabah Al-Ahmad Al-Jaber Al-Sabah vowed on Sunday that a new Kuwaiti government will be formed soon following its resignation last week, said National Assembly Speaker Marzouq al-Ghanim. Allaying concerns that the country could possibly slip into political instability, he emphasized to

King Salman Set to Deliver Annual Address before Shura Council on Wednesday

King Salman Set to Deliver Annual Address before Shura Council on Wednesday

Custodian of the Two Holy Mosques King Salman bin Abdulaziz is scheduled to deliver on Wednesday his annual address before the Shura Council at its Riyadh headquarters. Shura Council Speaker Dr.

Saudi Arabia Sentences 5 Officials Accused of Corruption to Jail

Saudi Arabia Sentences 5 Officials Accused of Corruption to Jail

Saudi Arabia’s public prosecutor said on Friday that five officials accused of financial and administrative corruption have been given a 32-year collective prison sentence and were fined a total of SR9 million. In a statement, the public prosecution’s office said that 300 items of evidence agains

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