KSA reaffirms that Palestinian cause is its top priority

The Kingdom is among the leading donors to Palestine and supporters of agencies working to help Palestinians. (Supplied)
Updated 29 September 2018
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KSA reaffirms that Palestinian cause is its top priority

  • Saudi Arabia is among the leading donors to Palestine and supporters of agencies working to help Palestinians

JEDDAH: Saudi Arabia has reiterated that the Palestinian cause is Kingdom’s top priority and will remain so until the Palestinian people obtain their all legitimate rights, including the establishment of an independent state with Al-Quds as its capital.
Saudi Arabia’s deputy representative to the UN, Dr. Khalid Manzalawi, restated the Kingdom’s rejection of the decision by the Trump administration to transfer the US Embassy in Israel to Al-Quds.
He said: “The Kingdom is among the leading donors to Palestine and supporters of agencies working to help Palestinians, citing total assistance to date worth $6 billion.”


Saudi border guards rescue French passenger from Red Sea cruise ship

Updated 19 April 2019
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Saudi border guards rescue French passenger from Red Sea cruise ship

JEDDAH: Saudi border guards rescued a French female tourist on Friday after she broke her leg on board a cruise ship in the Red Sea.
The 85-year-old was aboard the Costa Luminosa off the coast of south-west Saudi Arabia when the Maritime Rescue Coordination Center in Jeddah received an emergency call from the King Abdulaziz International Airport’s search and rescue center, saying the women needed emergency medical attention.The details of the message was passed to the Saudi Arabia Border Guards.
The border guard’s vessel Al-Lith was sent to meet the cruise ship near Al-Qahma, in the Kingdom’s south-western Asir region.
Lt Col. Misfer Bin Ghanam Al-Qarni, border guards spokesman, said the patient was transferred to Jazan, where she was then taken to Prince Mohammed Bin Nasser Hospital by ambulance.
The Costa Luminosa, which was traveling from Salalah in Oman toward Aqaba in Jordan, continued on its voyage.