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Jul 01, 2014, 08:45 ET

Saudi King Abdullah Orders $500 Million in Humanitarian Assistance to the Iraqi People

 The Custodian of the Two Holy Mosques, King Abdullah bin Abdulaziz, ordered the provision of $500 million in humanitarian assistance to the...

Jan 22, 2014, 16:15 ET

Saudi Foreign Minister Reiterates Solution for Decisive and Peaceful Action in Syria

 Saudi Foreign Minister Prince Saud Al-Faisal today reiterated the Kingdom's approach and continued efforts to reach a peaceful...

Sep 03, 2013, 10:58 ET

Saudi Cabinet Calls for Strong International Response to Help the Syrian People

 Saudi Arabia on Monday called for a strong and serious international stand to stop the massacre of people in Syria by Bashar Assad's...

Sep 01, 2013, 22:03 ET

Saudi Foreign Minister: "We Stand With Egypt"

 Saudi Foreign Minister Prince Saud Al-Faisal delivered a message from the Custodian of the Two Holy Mosques King Abdullah bin Abdulaziz, to...

Aug 07, 2013, 23:07 ET

Saudi Arabia Donates $100 Million to UN Counter-Terrorism Centre

Custodian of the Two Holy Mosques King Abdullah bin Abdulaziz announced that the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia donated $100 million to the UN...

May 01, 2013, 11:43 ET

Statement in Response to the Daily Mail's MailOnline Article

The Royal Embassy of Saudi Arabia issued the following statement in response to a story in the Daily Mail's MailOnline: "The Saudi government had...

Jan 17, 2013, 16:40 ET

Saudi Minister of Interior Concludes Visit to Washington

 Saudi Minister of Interior Prince Mohammad bin Naif bin Abdulaziz concluded a working visit to Washington, D.C. yesterday.  Prince...

Jan 14, 2013, 19:04 ET

Saudi Minister of Interior Meets with President Obama

Saudi Minister of Interior His Royal Highness Prince Mohammad bin Naif bin Abdulaziz met with U.S. President Barack Obama today at the White House....

Sep 16, 2012, 23:12 ET

Saudi Grand Mufti Denounced Attacks on Diplomats and Embassies as Un-Islamic

Muslims should show their support for the Prophet in accordance with the Holy Qur'an and the Prophet's Sunnah The Grand Mufti of Saudi...

May 24, 2012, 13:06 ET

Saudi Arabia Pledges $3.25 Billion in Aid to Yemen

Saudi Foreign Minister Prince Saud al-Faisal reaffirmed the Kingdom's support for the Republic of Yemen and pledged $3.25 billion in development...

Feb 24, 2012, 19:47 ET

Saudi Foreign Minister Calls for Quick Support for Syrian People

Today, Saudi Foreign Minister Prince Saud Al-Faisal addressed the inaugural International Conference of the Friends of the Syrian People meeting in...

Nov 18, 2011, 18:09 ET

Saudi Embassy Hosts Reception and Photo Exhibit for Breast Cancer Awareness

 Yesterday, the Royal Embassy of Saudi Arabia and the Zahra Breast Cancer Association hosted a reception and photography exhibition in...

Oct 05, 2011, 10:36 ET

Saudi Arabia Inaugurates First Solar Power Plant

Saudi Arabia inaugurated its first solar power plant on October 1 as it continues to diversify its energy sources. The 500-kilowatt plant, located...

Sep 16, 2011, 17:49 ET

Saudi Ambassador Discusses Upcoming National Day

Saudi-U.S. relations in an "outstanding position" In an interview with KSA2, Saudi Ambassador to the United States Adel bin Ahmed Al-Jubeir...

Sep 11, 2011, 15:20 ET

Saudi Ambassador Statement on Tenth Anniversary of 9-11

Saudi Ambassador to the United States Adel A. Al-Jubeir today issued the following statement on the 10th anniversary of 9-11: "Today marks the...

Sep 08, 2011, 16:30 ET

Saudi Arabia Among 20 Most Competitive Economies in the World

Saudi Arabia is one of the top 20 most competitive economies in the world, according to the annual Global Competiveness Report released this week...

Aug 24, 2011, 13:53 ET

Saudi Arabia Raises $54 Million for Somali People

Today, the Saudi National Campaign for the Relief of the Somali People announced that it has raised $54 million in relief funding for the people...

Aug 22, 2011, 18:49 ET

Saudi King Launches Fundraising Campaign for Somali People

Today, Custodian of the Two Holy Mosques King Abdullah bin Abdulaziz launched the Saudi National Campaign for the Relief of Somali People to...

Aug 11, 2011, 16:23 ET

Los Angeles Museum to Showcase Saudi Art

The Los Angeles County Museum of Art (LACMA) recently acquired  work from two contemporary Saudi artists, Ahmed Mater and Abdulnasser Gharem,...

Aug 08, 2011, 02:00 ET

Saudi King Calls for End to Violence in Syria

Custodian of the Two Holy Mosques King Abdullah bin Abdulaziz issued the following statement from Jeddah in response to the ongoing violence in...

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