Saudi Arabia’s Crown Prince says Brexit opens UK for greater business opportunities with Kingdom

  • LONDON: People in the UK and Saudi Arabia are much safer if the two countries have a close relationship, the Kingdom’s Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman said ahead of his visit to Britain....
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Two killed, dozens injured in Gaza City rallies and clashes

  • GAZA CITY: Tens of thousands of Palestinians demonstrated in the Gaza Strip after the end of Friday prayers, while clashes broke out between hundreds of youths and Israeli forces along the border between Gaza and Israel. At least two Palestinians were killed and dozens injured....
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Istamara delivery by post

  • RIYADH: The Wasil service, which aims to send car registration cards by post to owners, has been launched.“With the new service, motorists will save time since they don’t have to personally claim their new car registration cards (istamara) from the Traffic Department,” said Maj. Gen. Abdullah Al...
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Fleeing from unpaid workers, Binladin official injures 5

  • JEDDAH: Five construction workers were reportedly injured after a Bin Laden company official hit them with his car on Wednesday morning as he was trying to get away from a group protesting salary delays of four months.The incident took place at a project run by the company at King Abdul Aziz...
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GCC joint security muscled up

  • RIYADH: GCC interior ministers reviewed the contents of the vision of Custodian of the Two Holy Mosques King Salman that aims to promote GCC joint action in the field of security.The ministers were in the capital to attend their 17th consultative meeting, chaired by Crown Prince Mohammed bin Naif...
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New vision offers more jobs, better living standards

  • JEDDAH: Vision 2030 would create more jobs for citizens and increase their standard of living, said Labor Minister Mufrej Al-Haqabani, according to a press report on Wednesday.Al-Haqabani’s comments come in the wake of the announcement Monday by Deputy Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman of sweeping...
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Aramco sets financing plan for industrial push

  • ALKHOBAR: Saudi Aramco, the biggest energy company, outlined financing plans on Wednesday that will support its expansion into new areas under a sweeping economic reform plan released by Riyadh this week.The reforms envisage Aramco transforming itself from an oil and gas firm into a “global...
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Shoura Council grapples with housing shortage

  • RIYADH: Shoura Council members had various opinions on the role of the Ministry of Housing in providing accommodation for citizens.Prince Khalid Al-Saud said he feels bad about the situation because the ministry failed to carry out its only task, which is to provide suitable accommodation for...
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Heavy rain, cold on way

  • JEDDAH: Large parts of the Kingdom are likely to experience heavy rain and a drop in temperature as a cold spell takes effect over the coming week, according to forecasts.Abdullah Al-Harbi, a forecaster, said the cold spell would start from today and last until Saturday, with unstable weather and...
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Border Guards repel attack in Jazan, 3 soldiers martyred

  • JEDDAH: Three Saudi Border Guard soldiers died in fighting with "enemy elements" trying to cross the border from Yemen to attack two watch towers, the Saudi Press Agency (SPA) said on Monday.An Interior Ministry spokesman was quoted by the SPA as saying said fighting erupted on Sunday evening...
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