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No COVID-19 case reported among Haj pilgrims so far: Saudi
Riyadh, Aug 1 (IANS) Saudi Arabia announced that pilgrims have been performing the Haj rituals safely and that no COVID-19 or any other public health-related cases have been reported so far.
2020-08-01
Category: International, Saudi Arabia,Religion
Saudi King leaves hospital after gallbladder surgery
Riyadh, July 31 (IANS) Saudi King Salman bin Abdulaziz Al Saud has been discharged from hospital after a successful gallbladder surgery, state-media reported.
2020-07-31
Category: International, Saudi Arabia,Politics
Almost identical protein found in Covid-19, SARS: Researchers
Riyadh, July 27 (IANS) A protein in the viruses causing Covid-19 and SARS is almost identical, say researchers, adding that understanding any similarities between SARS and novel coronavirus inflammation could help in a clinical setting.
2020-07-27
Category: International, Saudi Arabia,National,Health/Medicine
Saudi announces arrival of domestic pilgrims for Haj
Riyadh, July 26 (IANS) Saudi Arabia announced on Saturday the arrival of pilgrims to the new King Abdulaziz International Airport in Jeddah from the country's five cities for the annual Haj season.
2020-07-26
Category: International, Saudi Arabia,Politics,Religion
Saudi King undergoes successful gallbladder surgery
Riyadh, July 24 (IANS) Saudi Arabia's King Salman bin Abdulaziz Al Saud underwent a successful surgery to remove his gall bladder at a hospital here, state-media reported.
2020-07-24
Category: International, Saudi Arabia,Politics
Saudi King hospitalised due to inflamed gall bladder
Riyadh, July 20 (IANS) Saudi Arabia's King Salman bin Abdulaziz Al Saud has been hospitalised for cholecystitis or inflammation of the gall bladder, the royal court announced on Monday.
2020-07-20
Category: International, Saudi Arabia,Politics
Saudi Arabia announces readiness for Haj season
Riyadh, July 20 (IANS) The Saudi Interior Ministry announced the Kingdom's readiness for the upcoming Haj season amid the COVID-19 pandemic, state-media reported.
2020-07-20
Category: International, Saudi Arabia,Politics,Religion
G20 officials pledge immediate measures to address Covid-19
Riyadh, July 19 (IANS) Group 20 (G20) finance ministers and central banks governors vowed on Saturday to take immediate and exceptional measures to address Covid-19.
2020-07-19
Category: International, Saudi Arabia,Health/Medicine
Saudi to restrict entry to holy sites from Sunday
Riyadh, July 18 (IANS) Starting from Sunday, Saudi authorities will impose a ban on entering holy sites without a permit as the Kingdom is bracing for a limited Haj season in an effort to stem the spread of COVID-19, a local media report said on Saturday.
2020-07-18
Category: International, Saudi Arabia,Politics,Religion
Saudi Arabia limits expat repatriation plan
Riyadh, July 9 (IANS) A Saudi initiative facilitating return home for expatriates, stranded by travel restrictions due to the novel coronavirus, is restricted to legal residents, authorities have said.
2020-07-09
Category: International, Saudi Arabia,Business/Economy
Saudi Arabia rules out financial curbs on expats
Riyadh, July 7 (IANS) Saudi Arabia has denied reports of freezing bank accounts of expatriates whose financial dealings are higher than their wages, it was reported on Tuesday.
2020-07-07
Category: International, Saudi Arabia,Business/Economy
Saudi Arabia announces Haj restrictions
Riyadh, July 6 (IANS) Saudi Arabia on Monday announced a series of measures to help prevent the spread of the novel coronavirus during the annual Haj pilgtimage scheduled to take place later this month.
2020-07-06
Category: International, Saudi Arabia,Politics,Religion
Saudi Arabia's coronavirus cases surpass 200,000
Riyadh, July 4 (IANS) Saudi Arabia's coronavirus cases have surpassed 200,000, officials said. A total of 4,193 new cases were reported, bringing the accumulated infections to 201,801, the Health Ministry tweeted.
2020-07-04
Category: International, Saudi Arabia,Health/Medicine
15% VAT hike comes into effect in Saudi
Riyadh, July 1 (IANS) Saudi Arabias decision to raise the value-added tax (VAT) rate to 15 per cent came into effect on Wednesday on all goods and services subject to it in markets across the Kingdom, after a royal decree was issued on May 11, state-media reported.
2020-07-01
Category: International, Saudi Arabia,Business/Economy,Politics
Saudi, US call for extension of UN arms embargo on Iran
Riyadh, June 30 (IANS) Official from Saudi Arabian and the US have called on the international community to extend a UN arms embargo on Iran, warning that the expiry would allow Tehran to destabilize the region.
2020-06-30
Category: International, Saudi Arabia,Politics
Saudi university launches 'happiness unit'
Riyadh, June 25 (IANS) A Saudi university has set up a happiness unit for students, the first of its kind, in the Kingdom, an online newspaper has reported.
2020-06-25
Category: International, Saudi Arabia,Education,Human Interest/Society
COVID-19 prompts Saudi to limit Haj pilgrimage (Ld)
Riyadh, June 23 (IANS) Saudi Arabia has announced that due to the coronavirus pandemic, only a "very limited number" of people will be allowed to take part in this year's Haj pilgrimage to Mecca.
2020-06-23
Category: International, Saudi Arabia,Politics,Religion
Saudi Arabia bars international pilgrims for Hajj
Riyadh, June 23 (IANS) Saudi Arabia has banned international visitors from making the Islamic pilgrimage, or Hajj, this year in a bid to control coronavirus.
2020-06-23
Category: International, Saudi Arabia,Politics,Religion
Saudi Arabia amends counter-terrorism law
Riyadh, June 22 (IANS) Saudi Arabias counter-terrorism law has been amended, allowing Public Prosecution to release detainees temporarily, according to an official gazette.
2020-06-22
Category: International, Saudi Arabia,Politics
Saudi Arabia returns to 'normality' amid new COVID-19 cases
Riyadh, June 22 (IANS) Saudi Arabia returned to "normality", lifting its coronavirus-related curfew and reopening mosques in the Muslim holy city of Mecca despite a steady surge in number of new COVID-19 cases.
2020-06-22
Category: International, Saudi Arabia,Politics
Saudi Arabia to lift nationwide curfew
Riyadh, June 21 (IANS) Saudi Arabia's Interior Ministry announced the lifting of coronavirus restrictions on all the kingdom's cities starting from Sunday morning.
2020-06-21
Category: International, Saudi Arabia,National,Health/Medicine
Amazon rolls out shopping site in Saudi Arabia
Riyadh, June 18 (IANS) E-commerce giant Amazon has launched its shopping site in Saudi Arabia, rebranding Souq.com as Amazon.sa.
2020-06-18
Category: International, Saudi Arabia,Technology
Int'l flights to remain suspended in Saudi until further notice
Riyadh, June 15 (IANS) International flights from and to Saudi Arabia will remain suspended until further notice amid the COVID-19 pandemic, flag carrier Saudia said.
2020-06-15
Category: International, Saudi Arabia,Politics
Saudi Arabia mulls cancelling Haj for first time: Report
Riyadh, June 13 (IANS) Saudi Arabian authorities were considering cancelling the annual Haj pilgrimage season for the first time since the establishment of the Kingdom in 1932, after the number of coronavirus infections exceeded 100,000, a senior official said.
2020-06-13
Category: International, Saudi Arabia,Politics,Religion
Amid rumours, photos of Saudi King at event released
Riyadh, March 8 (IANS) Amid swirling rumours about health of Saudi King Salman bin Abdulaziz Al Saud, the kingdom's official press agency released photos of him presiding over the oath-taking of two newly-appointed Ambassadors.
2020-03-08
Category: International, Saudi Arabia,Politics
Saudi Crown Prince calls Trump over Florida shooting
Riyadh, Dec 9 (IANS) Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman called US President Donald Trump and offered condolences over the December 6 shooting at a Florida military base which was carried out by a Saudi national, media reports said on Monday
2019-12-09
Category: International, Saudi Arabia,Politics
Pooja Hegde on 'Housefull 4' success: Feels amazing when film mints money
Riyadh, Oct 31 (IANS) "Housefull 4" has entered Rs 100-crore club and actress Pooja Hegde, who is part of the film's cast, has expressed her happiness, thanking fans for showering love on the comedy drama.
2019-10-31
Category: International, Saudi Arabia,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood
Strategic Partnership Council deal to boost relations with Saudi: Modi
Riyadh, Oct 29 (IANS) The Strategic Partnership Council agreement to be signed between India and Saudi Arabia will strengthen the already robust relations between the two nations, visiting Prime Minister Narendra Modi said here on Tuesday.
2019-10-29
Category: International, Saudi Arabia,National,Diplomacy,Politics
Drone attacks set Saudi oil facilities ablaze
Riyadh, Sep 14 (IANS) Drone attacks claimed by Yemen's Houthi rebels set alight two major oil facilities run by the state-owned company Aramco in Saudi Arabia on Saturday, the Kingdom's Interior Ministry said.
2019-09-14
Category: International, Saudi Arabia,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Politics,Defence/Security
Saudi ends travel restrictions on women, move hailed
Riyadh, Aug 2 (IANS) Women in Saudi Arabia will no longer require a permission from a "male guardian" to travel or obtain a passport, a move that marks a significant loosening of the kingdom's strict restrictions on females.
2019-08-02
Category: International, Saudi Arabia,Politics,Immigration/Law/Rights
Saudi Arabia allows women to travel independently
Riyadh, Aug 2 (IANS) Saudi Arabian women will no longer require a permission from a "male guardian" to travel or obtain a passport, according to a royal decree signed by King Salman bin Abdulaziz.
2019-08-02
Category: International, Saudi Arabia,Politics
Amir Khan lights up Jeddah with KO win over Billy Dib
Jeddah (Saudi Arabia), July 13 (IANS) British boxer Amir Khan kept up his aim for a massive showdown with the legendary Manny Pacquiao by blowing away Billy Dib in Jeddah on Friday night.
2019-07-13
Category: International, Saudi Arabia,Sports,Other Sports
Saudi Crown Prince meets Japanese Emperor in Tokyo
Riyadh, July 2 (IANS) Japanese Emperor Naruhito welcomed Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman at the Akasaka Palace in Tokyo on Tuesday.
2019-07-02
Category: International, Saudi Arabia,Diplomacy,Politics
Baseless allegations in UN's Khashoggi report: Saudi Minister
Riyadh, June 20 (IANS) A Saudi Arabian Minister has slammed a UN special rapporteur's report claiming that there was credible evidence that Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman and other high-level officials were individually liable for the killing of journalist Jamal Khashoggi, saying the allegations were baseless.
2019-06-20
Category: International, Saudi Arabia,Politics
Saudi Arabia rules out war with Iran after Gulf attacks
Riyadh, May 19 (IANS) Saudi Arabian Foreign Minister Adel al-Jubeir on Sunday said that his country is not seeking to start a war with Iran but is ready to defend itself from any threat, following attacks in the Gulf region.
2019-05-19
Category: International, Saudi Arabia,Defence/Security,Diplomacy,Politics
Saudi 'welcomes' US blacklisting of Iran's Guards
Riyadh, April 9 (IANS) Saudi Arabia welcomed on Tuesday the US decision to blacklist the Iranian Revolutionary Guard Corps (IRGC) as a "terrorist group", state media reported.
2019-04-09
Category: International, Saudi Arabia,Diplomacy,Politics,Terrorism
Saudi women's rights activists to appear in court
Riyadh, March 13 (IANS) Several women's rights activists were to appear in a Saudi court on Wednesday, nearly a year after they were detained for "undermining national security", according to human rights groups and a relative of one detainee.
2019-03-13
Category: International, Saudi Arabia,Immigration/Law/Rights
Saudi Arabia signs deals worth $20 bn with Pakistan
Riyadh, Feb 18 (IANS) Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman on Sunday signed with Pakistan eight agreements worth $20 billion, the media reported.
2019-02-18
Category: International, Saudi Arabia,Diplomacy,Indo-Pak/Pakistan,Politics
Ronaldo leads Juventus to Italian super cup title
Jeddah (Saudi Arabia), Jan 17 (IANS) Cristiano Ronaldo scored the lone goal in Juventus' 1-0 victory over AC Milan in the Supercoppa Italiana, a win that gives the Portuguese superstar his first title with the Bianconeri.
2019-01-17
Category: International, Saudi Arabia,Sports,Football
Khashoggi's killers must be held to account: Pompeo to Saudi Crown Prince
Riyadh, Jan 14 (IANS) US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo on Monday told the Saudi King and Crown Prince that the murderers of Jamal Khashoggi must "be held accountable", more than three months after the journalist was killed at the kingdom's consulate in Turkey.
2019-01-14
Category: International, Saudi Arabia,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Defence/Security,Diplomacy,Media,Politics
Pompeo cuts short Mideast tour over family funeral
Riyadh, Jan 14 (IANS) US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo on Monday cut short his Middle East tour over a family funeral, the media reported.
2019-01-14
Category: International, Saudi Arabia,Diplomacy,Politics
Saudi Arabia issues 2.6 mn Umrah visas
Riyadh, Jan 11 (IANS/WAM) Saudi Arabia has granted 2.664 million visas for pilgrims to perform Umrah this year, a 2.79 per cent up over the corresponding period last year, according to official statistics released on Friday.
2019-01-11
Category: International, Saudi Arabia,Religion
Saudi prosecutors seek death penalty as Khashoggi murder trial opens
Riyadh, Jan 3 (IANS) Saudi prosecutors sought the death penalty for five of the 11 suspects accused of murdering journalist Jamal Khashoggi as their trial began here on Thursday, the state media reported.
2019-01-03
Category: International, Saudi Arabia,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Diplomacy,Immigration/Law/Rights,Media,Politics