The Syrian crisis and the Iranian nuclear accord will take the center stage in discussions Tuesday among the heads of government of the six-nation Gulf Cooperation Council in Kuwait.
The third National Built Heritage Forum (NBHF) which begins on Sunday in Madinah will host for the first time folk poetry evenings on the Kingdom’s architectural heritage.
Indian External Affairs Minister Salman Khurshid is in Manama, Bahrain where he led a conference of Indian heads of mission from the Gulf region on Saturday.
Saudis have reiterated calls to increase the number of judges in courts to clear backlog of cases.
Col. Fahd Al-Ghannam, spokesman for Madinah police, said Saturday that at about 2 p.m.
The World Health Organization (WHO) reiterated in a statement Saturday that it would strengthen surveillance and increase awareness regarding MERS-CoV.
The Philippine Embassy welcomed the recent appointment of Rustico Dela Fuente and lawyer Alexander Padaen as the new labor attachés in Riyadh and the Eastern Province.
The British Consul General in Jeddah, Mohammed Shawkat praised the strong bilateral trade and economic relations between Saudi Arabia and Britain describing them as “excellent.”
A recent survey conducted by the information center of GCC states has revealed that Saudis hold 70 percent of the jobs in the private sector of the Gulf states.
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