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The number of Saudi students in the United States has reached 111,000 this year, up from 10,000 in 2007 while the number of Saudi students studying medicine in the States is over 600. The Department...
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Haj agreement signed with Jordan

Jordan signed a Haj agreement with the Kingdom on Sunday.



GCC citizens top list of foreigners married to Saudi women

GCC citizens topped the list of foreigners who married Saudi women in 2011, with over 1,600 marriage contracts, a local daily said.



Ministers to discuss Gulf security

Key regional issues will top the agenda of a meeting of Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC) foreign ministers in Riyadh on Tuesday.



Harvard picks Saudi woman for Ph.D.

Nora Al-Amr is set to be the first Saudi woman in the Kingdom to gain a Ph.D. in health leadership after being selected by Harvard University to enroll in their doctoral program.



Civil Defense to test new siren system

Makkah Gov. Prince Mishaal bin Abdullah will launch the new siren system introduced by the Civil Defense Department for Jeddah and Thuwal on Monday.



Malaysia hosted 95,000 KSA tourists last year

Nearly 95,000 Saudi tourists visited Malaysia last year through Saudi Arabian Airlines, Malaysia Airlines and Air Asia X, which operate direct flights out of Jeddah and Riyadh to Kuala Lumpur, accordi



44 Saudis get approval to receive treatment abroad

The High Medical Commission (HMC) at the Ministry of Health recently gave the nod for treatment of 44 patients abroad, local media, quoting an official of the Ministry of Health, said.



Riyadh Book Fair starts 11-day run tomorrow

The Ministry of Culture and Information will launch the Riyadh International Book Fair Tuesday at the Riyadh International Convention and Exhibition Center (RICEC) to boost nationalization initiatives



Riyadh: Moscow main hurdle to Syria peace

Saudi Arabia has hit back at Russian criticism of its support for the oppressed Syrian people, saying it was Moscow's continuous military and political support for Damascus that was prolonging



Kingdom to build 10 mosques in Maldives

Crown Prince Salman, deputy premier and minister of defense, has pledged to build 10 world-class mosques in Maldives, an island nation in Asia that is closely working with Saudi Arabia in the field

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