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Saudi Gazette report RIYADH – Deputy Crown Prince Muhammad Bin Salman, second deputy premier and minister of defense, held talks with Ali Hasan Bahdon, minister defense of Djibouti, at his palace in Maadar, Riyadh on Wednesday. During the meeting, Prince Muhammad and Bahdon signed an agreement to strengthen military cooperation between the two countries. Their The post Kingdom, Djibouti sign military cooperation deal appeared first on Saudi G…
04.26 / 21:33
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MOSCOW —  Saudi Foreign Minister Adel Al-Jubeir discussed Syria’s future with his Russian counterpart in Moscow on Wednesday after which he said Riyadh still believed there was no political future for President Bashar Al-Assad. Jubeir, after talks with Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov, also told a news conference that the Kingdom wanted to end Iran’s The post Assad has to go: Jubeir appeared first on Saudi Gazett…
04.26 / 21:17
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By Saleh Fareed Jeddah — Every evening 8-year-old Elias sits under a bridge in old Jeddah (Balad) selling drawings by his 12-year-old sister to help his family. A social media user posted the Indonesian child’s photo on Instagram with the hashtag #kidsellingdrawingfor1Riyal. Soon the hashtag started trending, evoking an outpouring of support for the child. The post Child, 8, sells sisters’ drawings to help his family appeared first on Saudi Gazet…
04.26 / 21:17
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Saudi Gazette report RIYADH — Saudi authorities said Wednesday they had intercepted an unmanned boat rigged with explosives that was sent by the Houthi militias in Yemen to target an oil plant on the Kingdom›s southwestern coast. The boat, sent from a small island off the Yemeni coast, was targeting a petroleum products distribution terminal The post Houthi attempt to blow up Aramco fuel terminal foiled appeared first on Saudi Gaz…
04.26 / 21:17
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BARCELONA — Defending champion Rafael Nadal cruised past Rogerio Dutra Silva of Brazil 6-1, 6-2 to reach the third round of the Barcelona Open Wednesday.   Top-seeded Andy Murray also advanced, but without having to play as Bernard Tomic withdrew before their second-round match because of a lower back injury.   Nadal, making his debut The post Nadal and Murray advance appeared first on Saudi G…
04.26 / 21:17
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LOS ANGELES — James Harden scored 34 points and the Houston Rockets withstood a furious effort from Oklahoma City star Russell Westbrook to oust the Thunder from the NBA playoffs on Tuesday. The Rockets beat the Thunder 105-99 to win their best-of-seven Western Conference first-round series four games to one. Rockets reserve Lou Williams scored The post Rockets eliminate Thunder appeared first on Saudi G…
04.26 / 21:02
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By Nawar Fakhry Ezzi “How are the boys?” is a question that I am asked in Arabic all the time even though I am a proud mother of girls! Arabic like many other languages is a “gendered” language where all nouns are either masculine or feminine, and the grammatical gender of all other elements of The post A man’s world appeared first on Saudi Gazette…
04.26 / 21:02
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SOCHI, Russia — Formula One champion Mercedes has led every lap of every Russian Grand Prix since the race made its debut around Sochi’s Olympic Park in 2014 but Ferrari’s Sebastian Vettel will aim to break that streak this weekend. The four times world champion is enjoying his best start to a season since he The post Vettel leads the red revival to Russia appeared first on Saudi Gazet…
04.26 / 21:02
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By Khaled Al-Sulaiman Okaz A SAUDI businessman commented on my article titled «The shopping malls speak Saudi» published by Okaz newspaper on Tuesday. He said the only way to compel the private sector to Saudize jobs is to raise the cost of recruiting or hiring expatriate workers. With the exception of housemaids, it is obvious The post This cost is acceptable appeared first on Saudi G…
04.26 / 21:02
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RIYADH — Recently students at Al Yasmin International School, Riyadh (AYIS) elected their leaders to the student council for Primary and Senior Secondary. The School has adopted a child-friendly approach by empowering their students to participate in school governance. This approach allows the students to exercise and learn democratic principles to develop their decision-making skills, The post Students elect leaders at AIYS appeared first on Saudi G…
04.26 / 21:02
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Khaled al-Falih said his country, the world's biggest oil exporter, will also sell renewable energy and its technology abroad.At a forum seeking investment in the sector, he announced "30 projects to be implemented" in order to reach a goal of about 10 gigawatts of renewable energy production early next…
04.26 / 16:02
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The announcement came one day after Deena Aljuhani Abdulaziz, the mother of three who previously set up a members-only fashion business introducing edgy designers to the Gulf, told media outlets that she had been sacked.Nervora, the Dubai-based publishers, announced Friday that Manuel Arnaut, who began his career at Vogue Portugal, had been appointed editor-in-chief effective May…
04.26 / 16:02
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"Welcome to all of you, filmmakers, makers of art and makers of hope," festival director Ahmed al-Mulla told participants at the opening ceremony, which was broadcast online.The fourth edition of the festival had been slated to run from March 23-28 in the Gulf coastal city of Dhahran, but it was pushed back due to stormy…
04.26 / 15:15
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Islam Times - Russia has warned against any attack by Saudi-led coalition forces on the strategic Yemeni port of Al Hudaydah, a lifeline for millions of…
04.26 / 10:01
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Islam Times - Since March 26, 2015 that the newly-ascended King Salman of Saudi Arabia launched a deadly aggression against the neighboring Yemen with the dream that soon he could defeat Yemen's revolutionary forces, led by Ansarullah movement, and restore to power the resigned president of Yemen Abdrabbuh Mansur Hadi, who is largely loyal to Riyadh, the Saudi ruler has never thought of such a lengthened…
04.26 / 09:13
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JAZAN – Saudi Arabia’s border guards were able to destroy a booby-trapped boat belonging to Houthi militias who tried to breach into Saudi territorial waters near Jazan. Saudi forces said the boat was filled with explosives and without a commander and was detonated immediately, Al Arabiya reported. Earlier on Monday, legitimate forces in Yemen, aided The post Saudi border guards destroy booby-trapped boat near Jazan appeared first on Saudi G…
04.25 / 21:28
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GENEVA — Saudi Arabia pledged $150 million at a Yemen aid summit here on Tuesday. The Kingdom’s delegation to the summit was headed by Adviser at the Royal Court and General Supervisor of King Salman Center for Relief and Humanitarian Aid Dr. Abdullah Al-Rabiah. The UN is seeking $2.1 billion for Yemen this year as The post Kingdom donates $150m at Yemen aid conference appeared first on Saudi Gaz…
04.25 / 21:28
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Saudi Gazette report MAKKAH — Emir of Makkah Prince Khaled Al-Faisal inaugurated Al-Duwaihi Gold Mine and Factory and the Mining Infrastructure Projects in Makkah region. Al-Duwaihi gold mine, the biggest gold mine in the Kingdom, is owned and operated by the Saudi Arabian Mining Company (Maaden). The gold mine is located in an area known The post KSA’s biggest gold mine launched appeared first on Saudi Gaz…
04.25 / 21:28
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Faris Al-Qahtani Okaz/Saudi Gazette RIYADH – The Shoura Council on Tuesday rejected a proposal to establish sports colleges for girls in the Kingdom. The proposal required at least 76 votes to get passed with a majority but got only 73 votes. The proposal was presented by three members – Lina Almaeena, Lateefa Al-Shaalan and Ata The post Shoura rejects sports colleges for girls appeared first on Saudi Gaz…
04.25 / 21:16
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RIYADH — The Second Special Security Forces in Makkah region demonstrated their combat preparedness with the display of their sills in the fourth tactical exercise held in the presence of high ranking officials. Maj. Gen. Mofleh Al-Otaibi, commander of the Special Security Forces, Maj. Gen. Fahd Al-Osaimi, commander of the Second Special Security Forces, and The post Special Security Forces display combat preparedness appeared first on Saudi G…
04.25 / 21:16
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