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Apr 05, 2019, 11:24 ET Saudi-Iraqi Coordination Council Meet in Baghdad, King Salman Orders $1 Billion Grant to Iraq

H.E the Saudi Minister of Commerce and Investment Dr. Majid Al Qasabi led the Kingdom's delegation to the 2nd Saudi-Iraqi Coordination Council, held...


Jan 30, 2019, 15:11 ET A Statement by the Royal Court: Anti Corruption Committee Concludes Its Tasks

The Custodian of the Two Holy Mosques King Salman bin Abdulaziz Al Saud has reviewed the report submitted by His Royal Highness the Crown Prince,...


Jan 23, 2019, 17:44 ET The Embassy of the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia Appoints Fahad Nazer as Official Spokesperson

The Embassy of the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia in Washington, D.C., has appointed Mr. Fahad Nazer as its new Official Spokesperson. Nazer replaces Ms....


Jan 17, 2019, 16:36 ET NEOM Founding Board Gives Green Light for Development of NEOM Bay

The NEOM Founding Board, chaired by HRH Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman, has approved the strategic concept of the masterplan for NEOM Bay, the...


Jan 02, 2019, 17:54 ET Saudi Arabia Denies Alleged Use of Child Soldiers in Yemen

The Saudi Arabian government has strongly objected to the allegations made in the article titled "On the Front Line of the Saudi War in Yemen? Child...


Nov 20, 2018, 17:31 ET KSA and UAE Launch the Supply Initiative in Response to the Food Crisis in Yemen to Support 10-12 Million Yemenis

Adviser at the Royal Court and General Supervisor of The King Salman Humanitarian Aid and Relief Center Dr. Abdullah Al Rabeeah announced on Tuesday, ...


Nov 09, 2018, 22:12 ET Arab Coalition to Support legitimacy in Yemen Issues Statement

The Kingdom of Saudi Arabia, and member countries of the Coalition to Support legitimacy in Yemen continually aims to improve its military...


Nov 09, 2018, 21:59 ET YCHO Support Center Press Release on Houthis use of Hodeidah Hospital for Military Purposes, and use of Civilians and Patients as Human Shields

The Yemen Comprehensive Humanitarian Operations Support Center has viewed what was published by humanitarian and human rights organizations regarding ...


Oct 19, 2018, 23:03 ET Official Source: Kingdom of Saudi Arabia Takes Necessary Measures to Clarify Truth into Case of Citizen Jamal Khashoggi

An official source stated the following: the case of the disappearance of the Saudi citizen, Jamal Khashoggi, drew the attention of the Kingdom of...


Oct 19, 2018, 23:03 ET Official Source in Saudi Foreign Ministry: Kingdom's Efforts and Measures Taken Reflect Seeking Justice and Accountability

An official source in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia's Foreign Ministry stated that Royal Orders issued by the Custodian of the Two Holy Mosques, His...


Oct 19, 2018, 21:43 ET Saudi Public Prosecutor: Preliminary Investigations into Case of Citizen Jamal Khashoggi Show Death

The Kingdom of Saudi Arabia's Public Prosecutor stated the following: preliminary investigations carried out by the Public Prosecution Office into...


Oct 19, 2018, 21:28 ET Custodian of the Two Holy Mosques Directs Formation of Ministerial Committee to Restructure the Presidency of the General Intelligence

Based on what has been submitted by His Royal Highness Prince Mohammed bin Salman bin Abdulaziz Al Saud, the Crown Prince and President of the...


Oct 04, 2018, 17:26 ET Kingdom of Saudi Arabia's Consulate in Istanbul Releases Statement on Saudi Citizen Disappearance

The Consulate General of the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia in Istanbul stated that it was following-up on the media reports of the disappearance of Saudi...


Oct 01, 2018, 17:47 ET The Public Investment Fund (PIF) Denies Claims of Shelving SoftBank Solar Project

In response to claims in recent press reports, a spokesperson for the Public Investment Fund (PIF) stated that media articles claiming that work has...


Sep 26, 2018, 18:56 ET Misk Foundation And The United Nations Sign Strategic Agreement To Support Young People Around The World

A new agreement to boost support for the UN's youth related work around the world was signed yesterday at a ceremony in the UN's headquarters in New...


Sep 25, 2018, 19:18 ET Arab Coalition to Restore Legitimacy in Yemen Announces Opening of Humanitarian Corridors

The Arab coalition to restore legitimacy in Yemen has established three safe corridors for civilians to travel between the cities of Sana'a and...


Sep 25, 2018, 19:12 ET Official in Saudi Foreign Ministry Addresses False Accusations in Iran Parade Attack

An official in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia's Ministry of Foreign Affairs has stated that the Kingdom categorically rejects accusations made by...


Sep 25, 2018, 18:59 ET The Kingdom of Saudi Arabia Welcomes Strengthening Ties with the Federal Republic of Germany

The Kingdom of Saudi Arabia welcomed the statement by His Excellency the Minister of Foreign Affairs of the Federal Republic of Germany Mr. Heiko...


Sep 18, 2018, 15:13 ET His Majesty King Salman Oversees Peace Agreement Between Ethiopia and Eritrea in Jeddah

The Custodian of the Two Holy Mosques King Salman bin Abdulaziz and His Royal Highness Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman received at Al-Salam Palace...


Sep 11, 2018, 17:50 ET Presidency of the Affairs of the Two Holy Mosques Appoints 41 Women to Leadership Roles

In-line with Vision 2030 and facilitating women's access to diverse roles, the President of the General Presidency for the Affairs of the Two Holy...


Aug 16, 2018, 18:36 ET Kingdom of Saudi Arabia Contributes $100 Million for Syria's Stabilization Efforts: Raqqa and Areas of Northeast Syria Liberated from ISIS

The Kingdom of Saudi Arabia, in its continued commitment to serve as stabilizing force in the region, has contributed $100 million dollars for Global ...


Aug 10, 2018, 16:59 ET Senior Official in Coalition to Restore Legitimacy in Yemen: Allegations on Operation in Saada Forwarded to Joint Incident Assessment Team for Investigation

A senior official in the Coalition to Restore Legitimacy in Yemen stated that the Joint Forces Command has seen media reports- including reports of...


Aug 10, 2018, 16:24 ET Kingdom's Ministry of Justice Responds to Comments Made by Canadian Foreign Ministry, Stresses Judicial Independence

In response to statements made by the Canadian Foreign Minister and Canadian Embassy in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia on the purported "civil society...


Aug 03, 2018, 17:24 ET Kingdom's Hajj Hackathon Breaks World Record

The Saudi Federation for Cybersecurity, Programing and Drones (SAFCSP) hosted a Hajj Hackathon in Jeddah on August 1st-3rd. The Hackathon rallied...


Jul 25, 2018, 22:03 ET Houthi Aggression in the Red Sea Strait; Environmental Disaster a Near Miss

The Coalition Forces to Support the Legitimacy in Yemen's Spokesperson, Colonel Turki Al-Maliki, issued a statement noting that at 1:15 AM, Riyadh...