Saudi Arabia distributes more vital aid in Yemen

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Saudi aid agency distributed 100 tents, 600 blankets and 200 rugs in the Yemeni governorate of Al-Mahrah, along with 3,320 cartons of dates in the Al-Makha district of Taiz governorate, benefiting 19,920 people. (SPA)
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Saudi aid agency distributed 100 tents, 600 blankets and 200 rugs in the Yemeni governorate of Al-Mahrah, along with 3,320 cartons of dates in the Al-Makha district of Taiz governorate, benefiting 19,920 people. (SPA)
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Saudi aid agency distributed 100 tents, 600 blankets and 200 rugs in the Yemeni governorate of Al-Mahrah, along with 3,320 cartons of dates in the Al-Makha district of Taiz governorate, benefiting 19,920 people. (SPA)
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Saudi aid agency distributed 100 tents, 600 blankets and 200 rugs in the Yemeni governorate of Al-Mahrah, along with 3,320 cartons of dates in the Al-Makha district of Taiz governorate, benefiting 19,920 people. (SPA)
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Saudi aid agency distributed 100 tents, 600 blankets and 200 rugs in the Yemeni governorate of Al-Mahrah, along with 3,320 cartons of dates in the Al-Makha district of Taiz governorate, benefiting 19,920 people. (SPA)
Updated 26 March 2019
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Saudi Arabia distributes more vital aid in Yemen

  • The society’s leaders thanked Saudi Arabia, represented by KSRelief, for its efforts to help alleviate the sufferings of Yemenis

AL-MAHRAH: Saudi Arabia on Sunday delivered more vital aid supplies to thousands of Yemenis affected by war and natural disasters.
The King Salman Humanitarian Aid and Relief Center (KSRelief) distributed 100 tents, 600 blankets and 200 rugs in the Yemeni governorate of Al-Mahrah, along with 3,320 cartons of dates in the Al-Makha district of Taiz governorate, benefiting 19,920 people.
KSRelief’s Al-Mahrah office director, Abdullah Al-Anqari, recently visited the Yemeni Red Crescent Society headquarters where he was briefed by officials on current humanitarian aid programs, especially help for those suffering in the wake of the recent devastating Hurricane Laban.
The society’s leaders thanked Saudi Arabia, represented by KSRelief, for its efforts to help alleviate the sufferings of Yemenis.
The center has also launched a program “You Are Not Alone” to help orphans by providing them protection, food, shelter, education and health services.


Abdul-Mahdi: Relations between Iraq and GCC ‘must progress’

Updated 18 April 2019
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Abdul-Mahdi: Relations between Iraq and GCC ‘must progress’

  • Abdul-Mahdi and Al-Zayani discussed the development of relations between Iraq and GCC countries and issues of mutual interest
  • Abdul-Mahdi also attended the Saudi-Iraqi Business Forum, which included representatives from large Saudi companies

RIYADH: Relations between Iraq and the Gulf Cooperation Council are important and “must progress, ” Prime Minister Adel Abdul-Mahdi said on Thursday.
On the second day of his visit to Saudi Arabia, Abdul-Mahdi met with the secretary general of the GCC, Abdullatif bin Rashid Al-Zayani in Riyadh.
Abdul-Mahdi and Al-Zayani discussed the development of relations between Iraq and GCC countries and issues of mutual interest.
“Cooperation and economic relations must progress for the better,” Abdul-Mahdi said.

Saudi Arabia and Iraq have agreed to cooperate in security and intelligence matters, Iraqi Foreign Minister Mohammed Ali Al-Hakim told Al Arabiya television. 
Meanwhile, Abdul-Mahdi also attended the Saudi-Iraqi Business Forum, which included representatives from large Saudi companies.
He also inaugurated an exhibition on Wednesday called “Cities Destroyed by Terrorism” that is showing at the National Museum in Riyadh. The exhibition was organised by the Minister of Culture and the Arab World Institute in Paris.
The Iraqi prime minister arrived in Riyadh on Wednesday for a two-day visit to the Kingdom. He held talks with King Salman on relations between the two countries, and later met with Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman.


His visit to the Kingdom “symbolizes the Iraqi government's vision in aiming to bolster ties with the Kingdom in all fields,” the Iraqi prime minister said on Facebook.
The two countries signed 13 agreements and memorandums of understanding between their various ministries. The deals covered many areas including energy, education, culture and political consultation.