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 14 more deaths from COVID-19 

Updated 27 May 2020

Saudi Arabia announces 14 more deaths from COVID-19 

  • Saudi Arabia announced 14 more deaths from COVID-19 and 1,815 new cases
  • 739 were recorded in Riyadh, 325 in Jeddah and 162 in Makkah

RIYADH: Saudi Arabia announced 14 more deaths from COVID-19 and 1,815 new cases of the disease on Wednesday. 

Of the new cases, 739 were recorded in Riyadh, 325 in Jeddah, 162 in Makkah, 118 in Hufof and 74 in Dammam. 

The health ministry also announced that 2,572 more patients had recovered from the coronavirus, bringing the total number of people who have recovered in the Kingdom to 51,022.

A total of 425 people have died from COVID-19 in the Kingdom so far.