Saudi Arabia sends 200 tons of dates to 24 countries

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Updated 05 May 2020

Saudi Arabia sends 200 tons of dates to 24 countries

  • The dates are the finest selected from different parts of the Kingdom as a gift to the Muslim community

RIYADH: On the directives from King Salman and Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman, the Saudi Islamic Affairs Ministry dispatched 200 tons of dates to 24 Muslim countries.
The ministry’s deputy undersecretary, Dr. Mohammed bin Abdul Aziz Al-Aqil, said it is part of the Kingdom’s efforts to serve Muslims around the world during the month of Ramadan.
He said despite the ongoing pandemic, the Kingdom’s humanitarian projects are still underway to mitigate the suffering of humanity.
Al-Aqil said the interests of Muslims across the world are always the main focus of the Kingdom.
The Kingdom, he said, not only serve Muslims but is always at the forefront of humanitarian projects across the world without any discrimination.
He said the dates are the finest selected from different parts of the Kingdom as a gift to the Muslim community.


Israeli player Diaa Sabia signs for Emirati club Al-Nasr

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Israeli player Diaa Sabia signs for Emirati club Al-Nasr

LONDON: Israeli football player Diaa Sabia is on his way to Dubai to officially sign for Emirati club Al-Nasr, marking the first time an Israeli player will ever play in the Gulf League.

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Sabia, 27, posted an image of himself on a Dubai-bound Emirates flight confirming his transfer from China’s Guangzhou R&F.

The striker, who was born to an Arab-Israeli family in Majd al-Krum, has previously played for Maccabi Netanya in 2014 and Hapoel Be'er Sheva in 2018 before signing for Guangzhou R&F in 2019.