Illegal Ethiopians go on rampage in Jeddah

Updated 15 November 2013
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Illegal Ethiopians go on rampage in Jeddah

Jeddah police have arrested 20 Ethiopians for instigating and leading a mob of a large number of expatriates of different nationalities at Jeddah’s King Fahd Road in Al-Sharafiya district Thursday afternoon. The area is close to Mahmoud Saeed (Oasis Mall).
Police said the miscreants provoked illegal expatriates to lay a siege to the Deportation Center.
In a written statement, Jeddah Police spokesman Nawaf Al-Bouq said the police received a report about the troubles at 8.30 a.m. The road was blocked by a large numbers of illegals for about 20 minutes.
The troublemakers tried to prevent the police from reaching the scene.


Saudi Commission on Tourism and Heritage chief on official visit to Bosnia and Herzegovina 

Mohammad Abdulhameed is raising his daughter Maria single-handedly. (AN photo)
Updated 17 July 2018
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Saudi Commission on Tourism and Heritage chief on official visit to Bosnia and Herzegovina 

JEDDAH: The president of Saudi Arabia’s Commission for Tourism and National Heritage arrived in Sarajevo on Monday, as part of an official visit to Bosnia and Herzegovina.

Prince Sultan bin Salman bin Abdulaziz has expressed King Salman’s sincere greetings to the people and the government of  Bosnia and Herzegovina, the Saudi Press Agency reported.

He was then received by the chairman of the Presidency of Bosnia and Herzegovina, Bakir Izetbegovic, at their headquarters in the capital, Sarajevo. 

Prince Sultan is on an official state visit to the Balkan state upon the instructions of King Salman, who is keen to bolster ties with the country and open new horizons of cooperation between both states.