Saudi king, crown prince meet Khashoggi family

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King Salman and Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman receive the family of killed Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi. (SPA)
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King Salman and Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman receive the family of killed Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi. (SPA)
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King Salman and Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman receive the family of killed Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi. (SPA)
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King Salman and Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman receive the family of killed Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi. (SPA)
Updated 31 October 2018
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Saudi king, crown prince meet Khashoggi family

RIYADH: Saudi Arabia’s King Salman and Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman received the family members of killed journalist Jamal Khashoggi in Riyadh on Tuesday, according to state-run Saudi Press Agency reported. 
The family members included Khashoggi’s son Salah and his brother Sahel at the royal palace, state media said.
The report said King Salman and Prince Mohammed offered their condolences to the family of the Saudi journalist.
Khashoggi died in the Saudi consulate in Istanbul on Oct. 6 when he visited to complete some paperwork related to his divorce. Saudi Arabia said that 18 Saudis had been arrested in connection with his death.


Saudi Arabia offers one million sim cards and internet access to Hajj pilgrims

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Saudi Arabia offers one million sim cards and internet access to Hajj pilgrims

  • The move aims to serve pilgrims who are keen to communicate with their dearest ones back home

MAKKAH: One million sim cards and free internet will be offered as gifts to pilgrims performing Hajj this year upon arriving at the King Abdulaziz International Airport in Saudi Arabia.

The initiative is part of a program aimed at serving pilgrims who are keen to communicate with their nearest and dearest back home.

A field team will be working 24 hours during the Hajj season to offer this service to the arriving pilgrims so that they can share their experience with their families.

The project comes as part of  efforts by the Kingdom to serve pilgrims under directions by King Salman and the Crown Prince to allow pilgrims to perform their rituals with ease.