ThePlace: Beauty of Taif Heritage

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Updated 26 September 2020

ThePlace: Beauty of Taif Heritage

  • Taif is famous for its magnificent tourist attractions such as museums, parks, flea markets, fruits, roses and aromatic flower farms, as well as cultural attractions

Many Saudi families still maintain traditional attire and encourage their children to learn more about the clothing of their forebears.
Photographer Afnan Al-Samhan captured this award-winning image of a child in Taif province wearing traditional dress. The photo was one of the winning images in the Colors of Saudi Contest. Taif is famous for its magnificent tourist attractions such as museums, parks, flea markets, fruits, roses and aromatic flower farms, as well as cultural attractions such as Souk Okaz, which has been improved by the National Authority for Tourism and National Heritage through the organization of the Souk Okaz Festival during the past few years.


Saudi Arabia announces death of Prince Nawaf bin Saad bin Saud bin Abdulaziz Al-Saud

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Saudi Arabia announces death of Prince Nawaf bin Saad bin Saud bin Abdulaziz Al-Saud

  • The funeral prayers were held on Tuesday in the Kingdom’s capital, Riyadh

DUBAI: Saudi Arabia has announced the death of Prince Nawaf bin Saad bin Saud bin Abdulaziz Al-Saud, state news agency SPA reported.
The funeral prayers were held on Tuesday in the Kingdom’s capital, Riyadh.
Jordan’s King Abdullah offered his condolences to Saudi Arabia’s King Salman, the royal family and the people of Saudi Arabia, state news agency Petra reported.