Two Saudis among 8 kidnapped in Yemen

Updated 09 October 2012

Two Saudis among 8 kidnapped in Yemen

Two Saudis are among eight people who were kidnapped by tribesmen yesterday in southwestern Yemen in a bid to secure the release of two fellow tribesmen.
“Tribesmen from the Subayha tribe intercepted several trucks on the coastal road between the provinces of Lahj and Aden, kidnapping two Syrians, two Saudis and four Yemenis, among them a colonel in the army,” Wahib Al-Mansub, a tribal chief, told AFP.
“They were taken to an unknown destination.”
The security chief of Lahj province, Abdelhakim Shayif, confirmed that “armed tribesmen kidnapped Syrians and others,” without providing further details.


Saudi books translated into Mandarin launched

Al-Madi expressed his happiness with the important step of translating Saudi literature into Mandarin. (SPA)
Updated 24 August 2019

Saudi books translated into Mandarin launched

  • Al-Madi expressed his happiness with the important step of translating Saudi literature into Mandarin

BEIJING: Three books on Saudi classical literature, which were translated into the Chinese language, were launched at a ceremony organized by the Beijing Teachers Qualification Publishing House.
The event was held in cooperation with the Center for Research and Intercommunication Knowledge in Riyadh, and the Department of Arabic Language at Beijing University for Foreign Studies.
It was attended by the Saudi ambassador to China, Turki Al-Madi, the president of the Center for Research and Intercommunication Knowledge, Dr. Yahya bin Junaid, and Chinese officials. Al-Madi expressed his happiness with the important step of translating Saudi literature into Mandarin.