Tanzanian conjoined twins arrive in Riyadh

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Conjoined twins, Anisia and Melnis from Tasmania arrived at King Khalid International Airport today with their mother and a medical team. (SPA)
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Conjoined twins, Anisia and Melnis from Tasmania arrived at King Khalid International Airport today with their mother and a medical team. (SPA)
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Conjoined twins, Anisia and Melnis from Tasmania arrived at King Khalid International Airport today with their mother and a medical team. (SPA)
Updated 10 July 2018
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Tanzanian conjoined twins arrive in Riyadh

JEDDAH: Conjoined twins, Anisia and Melnis from Tasmania arrived at King Khalid International Airport today with their mother and a medical team, as part of humanitarian efforts being undertaken by the Kingdom.
The twin girls were attended by the national guards in Riyadh, in coordination with King Salman Humanitarian Aid and Relief Center, which will supervise their treatment and investigate whether is is possible to separate them.
The twins, who are nearly six months old, are joined at the thorax, abdomen and pelvis and share three lower limbs.
They are currently in a stable condition. The twins traveled to Saudi Arabia for treatment at the Kingdom’s expense.
Dr. Abdullah bin Abdulaziz Al-Rabiah, adviser at the Royal Court and General Supervisor of the King Salman Humanitarian Aid and Relief Center, praised the humanitarian gesture.


Saudi Arabia gears up for live music festival during E-Prix race

Updated 21 November 2018
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Saudi Arabia gears up for live music festival during E-Prix race

  • International and Arab musicians are set to perform
  • The event will be held at the UNESCO heritage site of Ad Diriyah

DUBAI: Saudi Arabia will be hosting a three-day music festival during the Saudia Ad Diriyah E-Prix in December.

International and Arab musicians are set to perform for fans to celebrate the first staging of the Formula E race.

The event will be held at the UNESCO heritage site of Ad Diriyah where six major artists will be performing each night from December 13, 14 and after the race itself on December 15.

“The ‘Saudia’ Ad Diriyah E-Prix is set to be the hottest ticket in town for so many reasons, from breath-taking electric racing, to entertainment, to culture. Soon everyone will find out who is coming, and we can promise a festival of music that offers fans, friends and families an unmissable experience,” Vice-Chair of the Saudi Arabia General Sports Authority, Prince Abdulaziz Bin Turki Al-Faisal, said.

“We suggest fans avoid the rush by getting your ticket now to avoid disappointment after the names are released,” he added.