Prince Khalid bin Salman attends Egypt’s Berenice military base opening

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Prince Khalid bin Salman said the Berenice military base is a major axis to confront threats in the Red Sea and secure global navigation. (Saudi Arabia's Ministry of Defense)
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Prince Khalid bin Salman said the Berenice military base is a major axis to confront threats in the Red Sea and secure global navigation. (Saudi Arabia's Ministry of Defense)
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Prince Khalid bin Salman said the Berenice military base is a major axis to confront threats in the Red Sea and secure global navigation. (Saudi Arabia's Ministry of Defense)
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Prince Khalid bin Salman said the Berenice military base is a major axis to confront threats in the Red Sea and secure global navigation. (Saudi Arabia's Ministry of Defense)
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Updated 16 January 2020

Prince Khalid bin Salman attends Egypt’s Berenice military base opening

  • Prince Khalid bin Salman discussed the importance of the military base and Egypt’s developing military systems

DUBAI: Saudi Arabia's Deputy Defense Minister Prince Khalid bin Salman headed the Kingdom’s delegation in the opening ceremony of Egypt’s Berenice military base located south of Red Sea, Saudi local press reported on Thursday.

Egyptian President Abdel Fattah Al-Sisi inaugurated the military base and was accompanied by Prince Khalid bin Salman, Abu Dhabi Crown Prince Mohamed bin Zayed, Commander of the Royal Guard in Bahrain Nasser bin Hamad Al-Khalifa, Prime Minister of Bulgaria Boyko Borissov, and a number of ministers and senior leaders of the armed forces.

Prince Khalid bin Salman discussed the importance of the military base and Egypt’s developing military systems, saying it is a major axis to confront threats in the Red Sea and secure global navigation.


Saudi Arabia announces 22 more COVID-19 deaths

Updated 01 June 2020

Saudi Arabia announces 22 more COVID-19 deaths

  • The total number of confirmed cases in the Kingdom so far has reached 87,142
  • A total of 525 people have died from COVID-19 in Saudi Arabia

RIYADH: Saudi Arabia announced 22 new deaths from COVID-19 and 1,881 new cases of the disease on Monday. 
Of the new cases, 688 were recorded in Riyadh, 293 in Jeddah , and 290 in Dammam. 
The total number of confirmed cases in the Kingdom so far has reached 87,142. 
The health ministry also announced that 1,864 more patients had recovered from the coronavirus, bringing the total number of people who have recovered in the Kingdom to 64,306.
A total of 525 people have died from COVID-19 in Saudi Arabia.