Saudi Crown Prince arrives in Argentina ahead of G20 summit

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Saudi Arabia's Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman arrived Wednesday morning ahead of the G20 summit. (SPA)
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Argentine Foreign Minister Jorge Faurie (C) welcomes Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman (left) upon his arrival at Ezeiza International airport in Buenos Aires on November 28, 2018. (AFP/G20 handout photo)
Updated 29 November 2018
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Saudi Crown Prince arrives in Argentina ahead of G20 summit

  • Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman left Tunisia early Wednesday for Argentina ahead of the G20 summit
  • He will attend the 10th summit of the leaders of the world's top 20 economies

BUENOS AIRES: Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman arrived in Argentina Wednesday ahead of the G20 summit. 
The crown prince  was received at the airport in Buenos Aires by the Argentine foreign minister Jorge Faure, Saudi Press Agency reported.

He flew in from Tunisia where he had met with President Beji Caid Essebsi on the fourth leg of a tour of Arab countries.

The day before, he met with Egyptian President Abdel Fatah El-Sisi. He started his tour in the UAE, followed by Bahrain.
The G20 summit will be held on Friday and Saturday.
 


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.