Tanker explosion kills Filipino

Updated 24 January 2014

Tanker explosion kills Filipino

A Filipino died and another was injured in an oil tanker explosion inside a workshop in Refha, Sabq.org reported on Thursday. The blast occurred while the two were welding a hole on the vehicle. The Civil Defense said the mishap occurred at 9.15 a.m. on Thursday. “The workers did not know there was fuel inside the tanker,” said a police statement.


Saudi minister of foreign affairs receives US envoy to Riyadh

Updated 10 December 2019

Saudi minister of foreign affairs receives US envoy to Riyadh

  • US Ambassador to Saudi Arabia John Abizaid visited Adel Al-Jubeir on Monday

RIYADH: US Ambassador to Saudi Arabia John Abizaid called on Saudi Minister of State for Foreign Affairs Adel Al-Jubeir on Monday. During the meeting, they reviewed bilateral relations between the two friendly countries and discussed issues of mutual interest.

Al-Jubeir also held a separate meeting with a delegation of the US EastWest Institute, which was led by John Hurley. During the meeting, which was attended by a number of officials, they reviewed historical Saudi-US ties and the Kingdom’s stances on different regional and international issues.