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G20 envoys laud Saudi presidency

Mon, 2020-11-23 23:23 RIYADH: The ambassadors from the G20 states on Monday praised the Saudi presidency for undertaking such a huge task under extraordinary circumstances and providing a clear direction for tackling the coronavirus crisis. After the [Read story...]

OIC calls on Afghans to end violence

Tue, 2020-11-24 00:37 JEDDAH: The Organization of Islamic Cooperation (OIC) on Monday called on all Afghan parties to put an immediate end to violence and work together for reconciliation and lasting peace. OIC Secretary-General Dr. Youssef Al-Othaim [Read story...]

Minimum wage for Saudis raised to SR4,000

Author: Tue, 2020-11-24 00:25 RIYADH: Saudi Minister of Human Resources and Social Development Ahmed Al-Rajhi has issued a decision to raise the minimum wage for Saudis registered in the Nitaqat program from SR3,000 ($800) to SR4,000. A Saudi worker [Read story...]

KSRelief signs deal to empower Yemeni orphans

Author: Fri, 2020-11-20 01:34 RIYADH: The King Salman Humanitarian Aid and Relief Center (KSrelief) signed a joined agreement worth more than $600,000 to help Yemeni children whose father has died and strengthen their resilience in the provinces of A [Read story...]

Saudi Arabia eyeing AI future ahead of G20 summit

Fri, 2020-11-20 01:51 JEDDAH: Saudi Arabia will be a global artificial intelligence (AI) leader by 2030, a prominent Saudi expert has said. Dr. Abdullah bin Sharaf Al-Ghamdi, president of the Saudi Data and Artificial Intelligence Authority (SDAIA), [Read story...]

Saudi Arabia records 19 new coronavirus deaths

Mon, 2020-11-16 19:29 RIYADH: Saudi Arabia’s health ministry said 19 new deaths and 301 new cases of the novel coronavirus have been reported in the Kingdom on Monday. The new confirmed cases bring the total number to 353,556, including 7,212 activ [Read story...]