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Saudi king receives COVID-19 vaccine jab

RIYADH: Saudi Arabia’s King Salman received a COVID-19 vaccine jab, more than three weeks after the kingdom kicked off a three-phase inoculation programme. King Salman, 85, “received the first dose of the coronavirus vaccine,” in the futuristic Red Sea city

Saudi Arabia congratulates Biden over winning US election

RIYADH: Saudi Arabia’s king and its powerful crown prince have congratulated Joe Biden on winning the US presidential election, state media said. King Salman and Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman sent congratulatory messages to US president-elect Biden and vice-president-elect Kamala

Saudi King Salman leaves hospital, tweets Eid greetings

RIYADH: Saudi Arabia’s King Salman bin Abdulaziz tweeted Eid-ul-Azha greetings early on Friday shortly after leaving hospital. King Salman, who is the custodian of Islam’s holiest sites, had left the King Faisal hospital on Thursday after undergoing surgery to remove

Coronavirus pandemic: King Salman to chair virtual summit of G20 leaders

SAUDI ARABIA: King Salman of Saudi Arabia will chair the virtual summit of G20 leaders on March 26 to advance the globally harmonized retort to the continuing coronavirus pandemic. According to Arab media reports, that King Salman and the caretaker

Saudi Arabia’s Prince Mutaib bin Abdulaziz Al-Saud passes away

RIYADH: Saudi Arabia’s Prince Mutaib bin Abdulaziz Al-Saud has died, the Kingdom’s royal court said Monday in a notification. Prince Mutaib was a senior member of the royal family, who was born in Riyadh in 1931, and a brother of

Putin visits Saudi Arabia for first time in over a decade

RIYADH: Russian President Vladimir Putin visits Saudi Arabia on Monday for the first time in over a decade, seeking to capitalise on growing influence born of military advances in Syria, strong ties with regional rivals and cooperation on energy policy.

Pakistan and Saudi commits to further strengthen bilateral relations

JEDDAH: Pakistan and Saudi Arabia have committed to further strengthen their bilateral relations in several areas. The countries committed it during the visit of Imran Khan to Saudi Arabia  The news saw the light during separate meetings of Prime Minister