Saudi border guards in the south foil drug smuggling attempt

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Border guards spokesperson Col. Saher Al-Harbi said the narcotics were confiscated over a month, and a total of 35 people were arrested. (SPA)
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Border guards spokesperson Col. Saher Al-Harbi said the narcotics were confiscated over a month, and a total of 35 people were arrested. (SPA)
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Border guards spokesperson Col. Saher Al-Harbi said the narcotics were confiscated over a month, and a total of 35 people were arrested. (SPA)
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Border guards spokesperson Col. Saher Al-Harbi said the narcotics were confiscated over a month, and a total of 35 people were arrested. (SPA)
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Border guards spokesperson Col. Saher Al-Harbi said the narcotics were confiscated over a month, and a total of 35 people were arrested. (SPA)
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Border guards spokesperson Col. Saher Al-Harbi said the narcotics were confiscated over a month, and a total of 35 people were arrested. (SPA)
Updated 13 August 2018
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Saudi border guards in the south foil drug smuggling attempt

JEDDAH: Saudi Arabia’s border patrols have seized 548 kilograms of cannabis after foiling several drug-smuggling attempts and arrested those involved.
Border guards spokesperson Col. Saher Al-Harbi said the narcotics were confiscated over a month, and a total of 35 people were arrested.
14 Ethiopians, 13 Yemenis, seven Saudis, and a Pakistani national were arrested after crossing over into the Kingdom’s southern border.
Al-Harbi said the suspects and the narcotics were handed to authorities to carry out the necessary procedures.


Governor of Makkah attends holy Kaaba washing ceremony

Updated 25 September 2018
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Governor of Makkah attends holy Kaaba washing ceremony

DUBAI: On behalf of King Salman, the governor of Makkah province, Prince Khalid Al-Faisal oversaw the washing of the holy Kaaba on Tuesday.

On his arrival at the Grand Mosque, he was received by Imam of the Grand Mosque Abdul Rahman Al-Sudais and the commander of Special Emergency Forces and commander of the Hajj Security Forces.

The Kaaba was washing from the inside with Zamzam water mixed with rose water and wipe down with a cloth.

After the Kaaba washing ceremony, the prince toured the Grand Mosque.