GEA announces concerts for Saudi National Day celebrations

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Updated 21 September 2020

GEA announces concerts for Saudi National Day celebrations

  • A five-day program from Sept. 22 - 26 will feature concerts in the cities of Riyadh, Dammam and Jeddah

RIYADH: A group of Arab superstars will feature at concerts in three Saudi cities in celebration of the kingdom’s 90th National Day. 
A five-day program from Sept. 22 - 26 will feature concerts in the cities of Riyadh, Dammam and Jeddah. 
The General Entertainment Authority announced that the first concert, to be held under the motto “mettle to the top,” will feature superstars Rashid Al-Majed and Aseel Abu Bakr in Green Halls in Dammam. 
The same day, Emirati singer Ahlam will perform at King Abdullah Sport City Stadium in Jeddah.
On Sept. 23, Saudi singers Abadi Al-Johar and Dalia Mubarak will perform at King Abdullah Sports City in Jeddah, while Iraqi star Majid Al-Mohandes will regale an audience at King Fahad Cultural Center in Riyadh in a night titled “Home”. 
Egyptian stars Angham and Tamer Ashour will perform in Jeddah on Sept. 24.
On Sept. 25, the audience will watch the performance of Rabih Saqr at King Fahad Cultural Center in Riyadh and Mohammad Hamaki at King Abdullah Sports City in Jeddah. 
Egyptian pop star Amr Diab will also perform on the last day of concerts on Sept. 26.
All concerts and events are organized by the General Entertainment Authority with strict safety measures to avoid the spread of the coronavirus.


Saudi deputy defense chief receives Yemeni president

Updated 26 November 2020

Saudi deputy defense chief receives Yemeni president

RIYADH: Saudi Arabia's Deputy Defense Minister Prince Khalid bin Salman received Yemen’s President  Abed Rabbo Mansour Hadi on Wednesday.
Prince Khalid said they discussed the situation in Yemen. The minister also reaffirmed the commitment of the leadership of the Kingdom to the stability of Yemen.
In a tweet, early on Thursday, the minister said to the president that the Saudi leadership wanted security and progress for the Yemeni people. He assured the president that implementing of the Riyadh Agreement will move forward to promote peace and stability,  prioritizing the interest of Yemeni people.