Health aid for 400 worshippers in Madinah

Madinah Health Department provided health services to more than 400 pilgrims. (SPA)
Updated 17 August 2019
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Health aid for 400 worshippers in Madinah

  • The ministry equipped six medical clinics with equipment and staff working around the clock to provide services to guests of the program

RIYADH: The Ministry of Islamic Affairs, Dawah and Guidance, in cooperation with Madinah Health Department, provided health services to more than 400 pilgrims as part of the Custodian of the Two Holy Mosques Guests Program since they arrived in Madinah after performing Hajj rituals. The ministry equipped six medical clinics with equipment and staff working around the clock to provide services to guests of the program.
Separately, the US envoy to Saudi Arabia John Abizaid praised the Kingdom’s hospitality during this year’s Hajj season, saying the nation’s generosity was “truly on display for the world to see.

 

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Mike Pompeo lands in Jeddah for talks with Saudi officials on Aramco attacks

Updated 18 September 2019

Mike Pompeo lands in Jeddah for talks with Saudi officials on Aramco attacks

  • Pompeo described the drone and cruise missile strikes on Saturday as an 'Iranian attack'
  • Pompeo was met at Jeddah airport by Saudi Foreign Minister Ibrahim Al-Assaf. 

JEDDAH: US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo Wednesday described strikes on key Saudi oil installations as an “act of war” as he landed in Jeddah.

Pompeo described the drone and cruise missile strikes on Saturday as an “Iranian attack”.

He said it had not come from Yemen’s Iran-backed Houthi militants and that there was no evidence the attacks had been launched from Iraq.

Pompeo was met at Jeddah airport by Saudi Foreign Minister Ibrahim Al-Assaf. 

Earlier on Wednesday, UK Prime Minister Boris Johnson said he had spoken with US President Donald Trump about the Aramco attack, and agreed that Iran must not be allowed to acquire a nuclear weapon.