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The Ministry of Health is sending SMS to residents to dispel myths surrounding coronavirus.The SMS reassures residents that the virus does not spread unless there has been direct contact with...
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28 health facilities closed in Riyadh

The Ministry of Health has temporarily closed 28 health facilities in Riyadh for various violations including working without licenses or with expired licenses, lack of trained medical staff and inade

Twin’s parents thank king

The Iraqi parents of conjoined twins separated through surgery in Riyadh on Thursday have expressed their deep appreciation to Custodian of the Two Holy Mosques King Abdullah of his generosity in orde

Guard shot dead at Yemen border

A Border Guard soldier was killed and another injured during an exchange of fire with unidentified gunmen at a border location between the Kingdom and Yemen on Monday.

17 Filipino students in Riyadh win scholarship

The Manila-based Overseas Welfare Administration (OWWA) has announced that 17 students from different schools in Riyadh have qualified for the OWWA scholarship for the current year.

Filipino family rejects blood money offer

The parents of a Filipino woman who was found dead in a dumpster in Jeddah on Thursday have rejected monetary compensation from her killers, local officials have said.

MERS: For queries, ring 800 249 4444

The Ministry of Health has opened a phone-in service to provide information to residents and citizens about the coronavirus (MERS-CoV), which has affected 10 people in the past week and caused one

No truth to plane landing by mistake in Jeddah: PIA

Pakistan International Airlines (PIA) has rejected news reports that it landed a plane by mistake in Jeddah rather than Riyadh.

Prince Saud to hold talks with Algerian counterpart

Prince Saud Al-Faisal, minister of foreign affairs, will hold talks on key bilateral and regional issues with Algerian Foreign Minister Ramtane Lamamra on Tuesday.

Pakistani dies on Saudia flight

An elderly Pakistani passenger died on board a Saudi Airlines flight bound for Karachi after leaving Jeddah on Monday.

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