ThePlace: The Haddaj well of Tayma in Saudi Arabia

Updated 03 August 2019

ThePlace: The Haddaj well of Tayma in Saudi Arabia

Haddaj well Built in about 1000 BCE by the Babylonian King Nabonidus, the Haddaj well of Tayma is one of the most important wells in the Kingdom. The spring-fed well is 12 meters deep, and its stone mouth 13 meters in diameter.
This photo was taken by Salim Areby as part of the Colors of Saudi competition.


King Salman meets Afghan president

Updated 26 min 20 sec ago

King Salman meets Afghan president

  • Saudi Arabia and Afghanistan reviewed relations between the two countries
  • Al-Jubeir also met with Afghan President Ashraf Ghani

JEDDAH: Saudi Arabia’s King Salman received Afghan President Ashraf Ghani at Al-Salam Palace in Jeddah on Sunday.
The king welcomed the president and his delegation to Saudi Arabia, while Ghani expressed his happiness at visiting the Kingdom and his host.
During the meeting, they reviewed relations between the two countries, ways of developing and strengthening them in various fields and the latest developments in Afghanistan.
Later, the king hosted a luncheon in honor of his guest.
The meeting and luncheon were attended by Makkah Gov. Prince Khaled Al-Faisal, Saudi Minister of Commerce and Investment Dr. Majid Al-Qassabi, Minister of State for Foreign Affairs Adel Al-Jubeir, and a number of senior Saudi and Afghan officials.
Ghani arrived in Jeddah on Saturday, and immediately went to perform Umrah as part of his trip.