Darah releases photos of Saudi solidarity with Palestinians

Updated 18 December 2017
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Darah releases photos of Saudi solidarity with Palestinians

RIYADH: The King Abdul Aziz Research and Archive Center (Darah) on Saturday began to release a group of historic photos of the Saudi position on the Palestinian cause on its Twitter account.

The photos reflect different historic stances of the Kingdom during the past decades starting from the era of the founder late King Abdul Aziz down to the era of King Salman.

Tweets from diverse cultural and scientific backgrounds from inside and outside the Kingdom will be accessible to find historic and documented data through historic photos, official documents and videos in this regard from the film “Al-Shahama Appeal … the Saudi Army in Palestine 1367H (1948),” which was produced by Darah.

Among the rare photos to be released by Darah, published by Um Al-Qura on 6/8/1367, is a photo of late King Abdul Aziz as he inspects Saudi battalions (fighters) for saving Palestine, in the presence of his Crown Prince Saud bin Abdul Aziz.

Another photo, published in Um Al-Qura on Shawwal 22, 1367H, shows Saudi Defense Minister Prince Mansour bin Abdul Aziz addressing the Saudi regular jihad group in Palestine, the list of Saudi martyrs in the 1948 Palestine war and a photo of a letter from the General Command of the Palestine Forces condoling nine Saudi martyrs in Al-Mazrah Battle on 16/2/1948.


Saudi communications minister receives youngest Saudi female journalist

Updated 19 July 2018
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Saudi communications minister receives youngest Saudi female journalist

RIYADH: Saudi Minister of Communications and Information Technology, Abdullah Al-Sawah stressed the Kingdom's need to discover and support local talent.
He said that the ministry has paid increasing attention to technical talents, which has been represented through the organization of several events, the latest of which was the "Hackathon Digital Machines."
The event was aimed at creating a conducive environment to develop the capabilities of the digital youth and invest in their creative potential to maximize returns.
Al-Sawah noted that the event also aimed at "harnessing their abilities to develop the digital transformation process," calling for intensified and unified efforts in order to invest in Saudi talents for the benefit of the nation.
The minister was speaking during a meeting with Marian Taher Saleh, the youngest Saudi female journalist, alongside with her father.
Al-Sawah praised the role of her family, who have been supporting her from the beginning till she was able to enter the media field, expressing his appreciation for her media achievements.
For his part, Saleh's father expressed his gratitude and appreciation to the minister for his hospitality, appreciation and encouragement for his daughter.