Saudi humanitarian organization helps repatriate Somalis trapped in Yemen

KSRelief staff bid farewell to trapped Somalis as they leave for their country. (SPA)
Updated 16 July 2017
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Saudi humanitarian organization helps repatriate Somalis trapped in Yemen

RIYADH: The King Salman Center for Relief and Humanitarian Aid (KSRelief) has continued to repatriate trapped Somali citizens in Yemen, the Saudi Press Agency (SPA) said.
Some 100 Somalis on Thursday departed Yemen for home in a program funded by KSRelief and supervised by the International Organization for Migration (IOM) and the Somali consulate in Yemen.
The director of KSRelief in Aden, Salih Al-Zubiani, said the number of repatriated Somalis has reached 1,075 out of 2,500 trapped in Yemen; those remaining will return to Somalia in phases.


Head of Saudi entertainment authority relieved of position

Ahmad Al-Khatib
Updated 9 min 22 sec ago
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Head of Saudi entertainment authority relieved of position

JEDDAH: Ahmad Al-Khatib, the chairman of the Saudi General Entertainment Authority has been removed from his position.

Al-Khatib was appointed to the position in 2016, and had previously been minister of the health. He also served as an adviser to the royal court.

The General Entertainment Authority was established to organize, develop, and lead the entertainment sector to provide exciting entertainment options, and tailored experiences to the needs of people from all walks of life around Saudi Arabia.

Al-Khatib was appointed as chairman of the board of directors of the Saudi Arabian Military Industries (SAMI) in October 2017.

 

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