Conjoined twins from Libya arrive in Saudi Arabia

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The children were transferred to the King Abdullah Children Specialist Hospital in Riyadh. (SPA)
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The children were transferred to the King Abdullah Children Specialist Hospital in Riyadh. (SPA)
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The children were transferred to the King Abdullah Children Specialist Hospital in Riyadh. (SPA)
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The children were transferred to the King Abdullah Children Specialist Hospital in Riyadh. (SPA)
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The children were transferred to the King Abdullah Children Specialist Hospital in Riyadh. (SPA)
Updated 09 October 2019

Conjoined twins from Libya arrive in Saudi Arabia

  • The case of Ahmed and Mohammed is being studied as part of the Saudi National Siamese Twins Separation Program

RIYADH: Libyan conjoined twins have arrived in the Kingdom following directives from King Salman and Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman to study their case and the possibility of separating them, the Saudi Press Agency reported.
The children, Ahmed and Mohammed, were transferred to the King Abdullah Children Specialist Hospital in Riyadh. Their parents, who accompanied the boys, thanked the Saudi leadership for its warm welcome, hospitality and interest.
The supervisor general of the King Salman Humanitarian Aid and Relief Center and renowned pediatric surgeon, Dr. Abdullah Al-Rabeeah, said the Kingdom’s initiative was in recognition of the difficult circumstances facing Libya.
He added that the initiative also reflected the humanitarian role played by the Kingdom’s leadership in dozens of countries that needed help and assistance with such cases.
The case of Ahmed and Mohammed is being studied as part of the Saudi National Siamese Twins Separation Program.

 

 


Saudi Arabia announces 36 more deaths from COVID-19

Updated 24 min 14 sec ago

Saudi Arabia announces 36 more deaths from COVID-19

  • The total number of recoveries in the Kingdom has increased to 257,269
  • A total of 3,269 people have succumbed to the virus in the Kingdom so far

LONDON: Saudi Arabia announced 36 more deaths from COVID-19 and 1,569 new cases of the disease on Wednesday.
Of the new cases, 78 were recorded in the capital Riyadh, 75 in Hail, 68 in Makkah and 66 in Jeddah.
The total number of recoveries in the Kingdom increased to 257,269 after 2,151 more patients recovered from the virus.
A total of 3,269 people have succumbed to the virus in the Kingdom so far.