ThePlace: Thi Ain Heritage Village in KSA’s Al-Baha dates back hundreds of years

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Updated 12 September 2020

ThePlace: Thi Ain Heritage Village in KSA’s Al-Baha dates back hundreds of years

  • This photograph was taken by Susan Baaghil as part of the Colors of Saudi collection

Thi Ain Heritage Village in Saudi Arabia’s southwestern Al-Baha province dates back hundreds of years. It is one of the most mesmerizing and dramatic archeological sites in the Kingdom which includes old buildings, agricultural lands, springs, distinctive cultural and natural landscapes, gardens and a visitor’s center.
The village is located on a hill and surrounded by banana and other trees. For those interested in history, the village is a treasure trove of information about architecture.
This photograph was taken by Susan Baaghil as part of the Colors of Saudi collection.

 


Saudi Arabia records less than 500 new COVID-19 cases for first time in 5 months

Updated 20 September 2020

Saudi Arabia records less than 500 new COVID-19 cases for first time in 5 months

  • The total number of recoveries in the Kingdom has increased to 310,439
  • The total number of deaths has increased to 4,485

LONDON: Saudi Arabia announced 483 new cases of the coronavirus, the first time the number has been below the 500 mark since mid-April.
Of the new cases, 64 were recorded in Jeddah, 42 in Makkah, 30 in Riyadh, 23 in Madinah and 17 in Dammam.
The total number of recoveries in the Kingdom increased to 310,439 after 1,009 more patients recovered from the virus.
The total number of deaths in the Kingdom increased to 4,485 after 27 more people succumbed to the virus.