Saudi Arabia’s King Salman receives call from Egyptian, Kuwaiti, Jordanian leaders for Eid Al-Fitr

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Updated 23 May 2020

Saudi Arabia’s King Salman receives call from Egyptian, Kuwaiti, Jordanian leaders for Eid Al-Fitr

RIYADH: Saudi Arabia’s King Salman received a phone call on Friday from Egyptian president Abdel Fattah El-Sisi to congratulate him on the upcoming Muslim holiday, Eid Al-Fitr.
Saudi Arabia announced on Friday that the last day of the holy month of Ramadan will be on Saturday, and Eid Al-Fitr will begin on Sunday.
The king also received reciprocal phone calls from Kuwaiti Crown Prince Sheikh Nawaf Al-Ahmad Al-Jaber Al-Sabah and King Abdullah II of Jordan.
King Salman said he hoped progress and prosperity would return to the Arab and Islamic nations.


Saudi Arabia repatriation flights from US cities, Beirut bring home nationals

Updated 05 June 2020

Saudi Arabia repatriation flights from US cities, Beirut bring home nationals

  • Flights from Washington and Houston arrived at King Khalid International Airport in Riyadh

DUBAI: Four more repatriation flights arrived in Saudi Arabia as part of the Kingdom’s efforts to bring back stranded citizens from coronavirus hotspots, state news agency SPA reported.
Flights from Washington and Houston arrived at King Khalid International Airport in Riyadh while another two landed in King Abdulaziz International Airport in Jeddah, bringing Saudi nationals from New York and Beirut.
All precautionary measures to contain the coronavirus spread were taken to ensure the safety of passengers, who would also be in isolation for 14 days.