King Salman discusses regional developments, oil market with Trump during phone call

King Salman. (SPA)
Updated 30 September 2018

King Salman discusses regional developments, oil market with Trump during phone call

RIYADH: King Salman received a phone call from President Donald Trump of the US on Saturday.
During the meeting, they discussed relations between the two countries and means of developing them.
They also discussed developments in the Middle East region and the world.
They also discussed efforts to maintain the supply and stability of the oil market as well as ensuring the growth of the global economy.


Saudi Arabia permits Eid Al-Adha prayers with coronavirus measures

Updated 14 July 2020

Saudi Arabia permits Eid Al-Adha prayers with coronavirus measures

  • Prayers will only take place in certain mosques

RIYADH: Saudi Arabia said on Monday it would permit worshippers to perform Eid Al-Adha prayers at mosques.
The Minister of Islamic Affairs, Dawah and Guidance, Sheikh Abdullatif Al-Asheikh, directed the ministry’s branches in the regions throughout the Kingdom to provide for this year’s Eid Al-Adha prayers.
Prayers will only take place in certain mosques and ensuring they use the government’s preventative measures, due to the coronavirus pandemic.
The ministry said it has intensified its awareness and guidance campaign to adopt preventive protocols to combat the spread of the coronavirus through the participation of a group of advocates and scholars, in addition to publishing what was recommended by the medical committees concerned with combating the epidemic.