Leaders arrive in Saudi Arabia ahead of 29th Arab League summit

The Omani Deputy Prime Minister for Cabinet Affairs Fahd bin Mahmoud Al Said arrives at King Abdulaziz Air Base in Dhahran. (SPA)
Updated 14 April 2018
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Leaders arrive in Saudi Arabia ahead of 29th Arab League summit

  • The Arab League summit will be hosted in Dammam, Saudi Arabia, on Sunday.

London: The Omani Deputy Prime Minister for Cabinet Affairs Fahd bin Mahmoud Al Said arrived at King Abdulaziz Air Base in Dhahran on Saturday for the 29th Arab League summit.
Earlier on Saturday, the Egyptian President Abdel Fattah El-Sisi, the Iraqi President Fuad Masum, and the Lebanese President Michel Aoun also arrived in Dhahran ahead of the summit that is due to take place on Sunday.
In a ministerial meeting that was held on Thursday, the Saudi Minister of Foreign Affairs Adel Al-Jubeir said that Palestine and the situation there will top discussions at the Arab summit.


Thunder and dust storms expected to hit various regions of Saudi Arabia

Updated 27 min 53 sec ago
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Thunder and dust storms expected to hit various regions of Saudi Arabia

RIYADH: Thunder and dust storms are expected to affect the Riyadh region from the early hours of Friday till 9.00 p.m.
Areas affected will include Riyadh, Al-Kharj, Rumah, Al-Muzahimiya, Hawtat Bani Tamim, Huraymila, Al-Aflaj, and surrounding areas.
Dust and thunderstorms are also expected in the Kingdom’s Eastern Province.
Saudi Arabia’s General Authority of Meteorology and Environmenal Protection also said that dust storms will limit visibility in the Kingdom’s northern and western regions.