Saudi club continues efforts to protect falcons

Tue, 2021-03-02 04:43 RIYADH: As part of its Hadad program to protect falcons, the Saudi Falcons Club set free several species of the bird to restore the natural equilibrium. These birds of prey will be carefully monitored and studied in nature. It w [Read story...]

2021 Red Sea International Film Festival announced

Thu, 2021-02-25 23:06 JEDDAH: Under the theme of “Metamorphosis,” the first edition of the Red Sea International Film Festival (RSFF) will take place from Nov. 11 to 20. The festival is set to be launched in Al-Balad, Jeddah’s historic downtown [Read story...]

Jeddah municipality closes 227 businesses

Thu, 2021-02-25 23:11 JEDDAH: The municipality of Jeddah governorate and its sub-municipalities closed 227 commercial facilities for violating anti-coronavirus health protocols. A total of 4,397 inspection tours of commercial centers and facilities w [Read story...]

KSrelief, UNHCR chiefs discuss humanitarian efforts

Author: Thu, 2021-02-25 23:23 RIYADH: Dr. Abdullah Al-Rabeeah, general supervisor of the King Salman Humanitarian Aid and Relief Center (KSrelief), met with the UN High Commissioner for Refugees Filippo Grandi virtually on Thursday. Al-Rabeeah review [Read story...]

Saudi, Chilean ministers discuss agriculture ties

Author: Thu, 2021-02-25 23:55 RIYADH: Saudi Deputy Minister of Environment, Water and Agriculture Mansour Al-Mushaiti received the deputy minister of foreign affairs for international economic relations in Chile, Rodrigo Yanez, and his accompanying d [Read story...]

SDRPY launches locust control project in Yemen

Author: Thu, 2021-02-25 23:38 ADEN: The Saudi Development and Reconstruction Program for Yemen (SDRPY) has launched the desert locust control project in Yemen in collaboration with the Saudi Ministry of Environment, Water and Agriculture, the UN Food [Read story...]

Saudi Arabia is a critical partner: US Yemen envoy

Fri, 2021-02-26 00:08 LONDON: Saudi Arabia is a critical partner of the US, the country’s envoy to Yemen said on Thursday in talks about resolving the conflict. “The US recognizes the conflict in Yemen cannot be resolved without Saudi support,” [Read story...]

Martin Griffiths in Saudi Arabia for talks on Yemen

Mon, 2021-02-22 20:59 LONDON: The UN envoy to Yemen Martin Griffiths was in Saudi Arabia on Monday for a series of meetings with Yemeni and Saudi officials, according to a UN spokesman. His visit comes as part of the organization’s efforts in seek [Read story...]