Mohammed Abdu to perform live in Riyadh

Mohammed Abdu
Updated 02 September 2016
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Mohammed Abdu to perform live in Riyadh

JEDDAH: Famous Saudi singer Mohammed Abdu will be performing live at the King Fahd Cultural Center in Riyadh during Eid festivities. The concert, organized by Rotana, is expected to draw over 3,000 spectators.
The last live concert held in Riyadh was in 1992, and the last concert Mohammed Abdu performed in Riyadh was in 1988.
Abdu’s concert in Riyadh will be followed by another one in Jeddah and in Dubai, all in September.
Abdu preformed live at Souq Okaz, in Taif, in August, drawing a great number of people.


Around 3 million arrested for residency, labor violations in KSA

405,806 were transferred to their respective diplomatic missions to obtain travel documents. (SPA)
Updated 21 April 2019
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Around 3 million arrested for residency, labor violations in KSA

  • 1,227 Saudi citizens were arrested for harboring the violators against local laws, of which 50 are being detained, pending the completion of procedures

RIYADH: Nearly 3 million violators of residency, work and border security systems have been arrested in a year-long roundup, according to an official report.
Since the campaign began in November 2017, there have been 2,987,317 offenders, including 2,328,031 for violating residency regulations, 458,591 for labor violations and 200,695 for border violations, the Saudi Press Agency (SPA) reported.
The report said that 50,388 people were arrested while trying to cross the border into the Kingdom, 50 percent of whom were Yemeni citizens, 47 percent were Ethiopians and 3 percent were of other nationalities.
2,135 people were arrested for trying to cross the border into neighboring countries and 3,697 were arrested for involvement in transporting and harboring those violators. 1,227 Saudi citizens were arrested for harboring the violators against local laws, of which 50 are being detained, pending the completion of procedures.
Immediate penalties were imposed against 443,210 offenders; 405,806 were transferred to their respective diplomatic missions to obtain travel documents; 507,042 were transferred to complete their travel reservations; and 750,504 were deported.