Saudi soldier killed in land mine blast in Jazan

Members of the Saudi border guard are stationed at a look-out point on the Saudi-Yemeni border, in southwestern Saudi Arabia, in this April 9, 2015 file photo. (AFP)
Updated 15 June 2017

Saudi soldier killed in land mine blast in Jazan

JEDDAH: A soldier from the Saudi border guards was killed when a land mine exploded in the Jazan district, the Saudi Interior Ministry has confirmed.
Security spokesman Maj. Gen. Mansour Al-Turki said the soldier was part of a patrol in the area on Tuesday morning when the blast happened.
The casualty has been named as Vice Sergeant Mohammed Shami Ali Haddadi, who died upon arrived at the hospital.
An investigation into the incident is being carried out by the border guards in coordination with the Saudi Royal Corps of Engineers.


Tatweer opens registration for new academic year in Saudi Arabia

In the next four years, the company aims to provide services for 1.2 million students throughout the Kingdom. (SPA)
Updated 54 min 36 sec ago

Tatweer opens registration for new academic year in Saudi Arabia

RIYADH: The Ministry of Education’s school transport service provider asked families to register their children for the upcoming academic year via their website’s Noor system.
They can access the school transport page on the Tatweer Education Holding Co. website to fill in the required data for registration. The company said that the service will be limited to registered students based on priority and entitlement criteria.
Tatweer said that it had simplified the registration process, which can be completed online or through supervisors of the transport service in government schools.
The company added that parents can communicate with a supervisor for any inquiries related to the service by calling 8001231000 for free.
They can also email [email protected] or get in touch on Twitter, Facebook, Instagram and YouTube.
In the next four years, the company aims to provide services for 1.2 million students throughout the Kingdom.