'Above the Highest Clouds' event kicks off in Al-Jawf amid Saudi national day celebrations

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The event started with the playing of the national anthem in the attendance of many families, youngsters and children. (SPA)
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The event started with the playing of the national anthem in the attendance of many families, youngsters and children. (SPA)
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The event started with the playing of the national anthem in the attendance of many families, youngsters and children. (SPA)
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The event started with the playing of the national anthem in the attendance of many families, youngsters and children. (SPA)
Updated 22 September 2018

'Above the Highest Clouds' event kicks off in Al-Jawf amid Saudi national day celebrations

  • The event started with the playing of the national anthem in the attendance of many families, youngsters and children

JEDDAH: An event called “Above the Highest Clouds” kicked off in Al-Jawf province on Friday to mark the occasion of the Saudi Arabian National Day and will continue for three days over the weekend.
The event started with the playing of the national anthem in the attendance of many families, youngsters and children, who arrived at the event location early.
Several shows, including theater performances, poetry readings and national songs were performed by residents of Al-Jawf province, as well as ice-themed activities, and light shows.
The event also includes an exhibition for families, food trucks manned by male and female youths, as well as entertainment games.


Saudi Arabia records lowest daily COVID-19 death rate for two weeks

Updated 13 July 2020

Saudi Arabia records lowest daily COVID-19 death rate for two weeks

  • The Kingdom’s daily new case figure also continued to drop
  • There are currently 2,245 patients in critical care units

LONDON: Saudi Arabia on Monday reported its lowest daily death toll from COVID-19 in two weeks, with 20 people dying from the virus in the past 24 hours.

The Kingdom’s daily new case figure also continued to drop from highs a fortnight ago, with 2,852 new infections reported on Monday.

The total number of cases in Saudi Arabia reached 235,111 and the death toll across the country stands at 2,243.

The number of recoveries in Saudi Arabia rose to 169,842 after another 2,704 people recovered from the virus.

Among the new confirmed cases, Riyadh recorded the highest number, with 258 infections in one day. Jeddah reported 235 new infections, while Al-Hafouf detected 203 new infections.

On Sunday, the Saudi health ministry said the rate of critical COVID-19 cases in the Kingdom was stabilizing and had decreased over the past two weeks as the country continued to see a decline in new cases.

There are currently 2,245 patients in critical care units.