Arab singer Aziza Jalal returns to stage at Winter at Tantora

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Arabic pop singer Aziza Jalal arrives in AlUla on Dec.25, 2019. (@WinterAtTantora)
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Arabic pop singer Aziza Jalal arrives in AlUla on Dec.25, 2019. (@WinterAtTantora)
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Updated 31 December 2019

Arab singer Aziza Jalal returns to stage at Winter at Tantora

  • Jalal's concert will be her first in 30 years
  • The festival highlights include live music and dance performances at the incredible Maraya Concert Hall, a 500-seater, glass-covered, world-class theater

RIYADH: Arab singer Aziza Jalal returned to the stage after a 30-year break on Thursday at Winter at Tantora.

Jalal's much anticipated performance started at 10 p.m. 
The second season of the festival began on Dec. 19 and celebrates arts, culture and history in the heart of AlUla.
Each weekend until March 7, a wide range of events and activities will take place reflecting the convergence of the cultures of East and West. Organizers want to highlight the cultural value and historical symbolism of AlUla, which is located in northwestern Saudi Arabia and throughout history has been a meeting point for cultures and civilizations from all over the world.
In addition to guided archaeological tours and heritage events, the festival highlights include live music and dance performances at the incredible Maraya Concert Hall, a 500-seater, glass-covered, world-class theater.

 

The rebirth of AlUla
Hegra, ancient city of the Nabataeans in Saudi Arabia’s historic AlUla Valley, is emerging from the mists of time to take its rightful place as one of the wonders of the world

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Saudi Arabia welcomes Egypt’s new initiative for Libya

Updated 06 June 2020

Saudi Arabia welcomes Egypt’s new initiative for Libya

  • The Kingdom urged both the LNA and the GNA to implement a cease-fire immediately
  • Saudi Arabia also urged both to start negotiating under the auspices of the UN in order to establish safety in Libya

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The Kingdom urged both eastern commander Khalifa Haftar’s Libyan National Army (LNA) and the rival Government of National Accord (GNA) to implement a cease-fire immediately.
Saudi Arabia also urged both to start negotiating under the auspices of the UN in order to establish safety and security in Libya and protect it from foreign interference.