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  • Body of drowning victim in Abha found 9 km downstream February 21, 2017
    Author: Arab NewsTue, 2017-02-21ID: 1487639814125648400 JEDDAH: Civil Defense personnel and volunteers in Abha found the body of a missing person more than a week after he was swept away by flashfloods, the Directorate of Civil Defense in Asir region said on Monday. Colonel Mohammad Rahim, Civil Defense spokesman in Asir, said the body was found in a […]
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  • Riyadh reiterates support for two-state solution February 20, 2017
    Author: ARAB NEWSTue, 2017-02-21ID: 1487630443402598300JEDDAH: Saudia Arabia has reasserted support for a Palestinian state after US President Donald Trump said Middle East peace does not depend on a two-state solution to the Israeli-Palestinian conflict.Speaking on Monday after talks with his Italian counterpart, Saudi Foreign Minister Adel Al-Jubeir said: “You have a peace deal which essentially calls for […]
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  • Saudi Arabia denounces latest terror acts in region February 20, 2017
    Author: ARAB NEWSTue, 2017-02-21ID: 1487630443382598000 RIYADH: The Saudi Cabinet denounced terror attacks and bombings in Bahrain, Somalia and Pakistan and expressed the Kingdom’s firm solidarity with the three countries in the face of terror acts in all forms and manifestations. Chaired by King Salman at Yamamah Palace in Riyadh on Monday, the Cabinet also appreciated continued follow-up […]
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  • King Salman chairs the 47th Darah board meeting February 20, 2017
    Author: ARAB NEWSTue, 2017-02-21ID: 1487630132162562900RIYADH: King Salman chaired the 47th meeting of the board of directors of the King Abdulaziz Foundation for Research and Archives (Darah) at Yamamah Palace on Monday. The board discussed several of the foundation’s projects and activities including the adoption of the development strategy that aims to make Darah a global reference point […]
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  • Saudi Arabia to focus on transparency to fight corruption February 20, 2017
    Author: Mohammed RasooldeenTue, 2017-02-21ID: 1487630132112562100 RIYADH: Riyadh Gov. Prince Faisal bin Bandar said here on Monday that Saudi Vision 2030 would ensure transparency and the fight against corruption in its march toward the Kingdom’s development. The prince was making the inaugural address on behalf of King Salman at the Second International Integrity Conference held at the Hotel […]
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  • Prince Sultan bin Salman praises philanthropy for the disabled February 20, 2017
    Author: ARAB NEWSTue, 2017-02-21ID: 1487630132222563500RIYADH: Prince Sultan bin Salman, co-founder and chairman of the board of trustees of the King Salman Center for Disability Research (KSCDR), said the center enjoys the patronage of a large clientele that is ready to assist a worthy cause.He praised “the interest of philanthropists and members of the private sector to serve […]
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  • Initiative launched to reduce obesity among Riyadh school students February 20, 2017
    Author: SHARIF M. TAHATue, 2017-02-21ID: 1487630132142562600RIYADH: The ministries of education and health on Monday jointly launched an initiative aimed at reducing obesity rates among male and female students. The initiative was launched at one of Riyadh’s schools, located in a housing complex affiliated with the Ministry of Foreign Affairs.The campaign, sponsored by Aquafina and Quicker, comes at […]
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  • Jeddah municipality announces immediate fine and closure for food law violators February 20, 2017
    Author: FOUZIA KHANTue, 2017-02-21ID: 1487630132202563200JEDDAH: Jeddah municipality has warned all food shops, restaurants and bakeries to stop using plastic bags and containers that are not safe for hot food. The municipality announced on Sunday that there will be immediate fines and closures of shops that violate the law.The deadline for all shops to comply is Feb. 28. […]
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  • ‘Love Your Heritage’ expo highlights Arab culture February 20, 2017
    Author: RASHID HASSANTue, 2017-02-21ID: 1487630074432549000RIYADH: The Love Your Heritage cultural exhibition, which aims to promote culture and highlight to the young generation the importance of Saudi heritage to strengthen patriotic spirit among them, is attracting many visitors. Organized by L’Art Pur Foundation in collaboration with the King Abdulaziz Foundation for Research and Archives (Darah) here at the […]
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  • Jeddah Public Transportation Program designs 30% complete: report February 20, 2017
    Author: ARAB NEWSTue, 2017-02-21ID: 1487630074422548700 JEDDAH: The architectural designs of the Jeddah Public Transportation Program (JPTP) are 30 percent complete following Makkah Gov. Prince Khaled Al-Faisal’s visit to Metro Jeddah Company on Sunday, according to Al-Eqtisadia newspaper. The prince launched the JPTP exhibition. The designs include metro trains, sea ferries, a Corniche tram, a bus network and […]
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