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King Salman launches Grand Mosque expansion

Custodian of the Two Holy Mosques King Salman bin Abdulaziz launched five projects for the expansion of the Grand Mosque in Makkah. Al Arabiya reports that the Grand...

Saudi defense minister visits US warship

The Saudi Minister of Defense toured USS Theodore Roosevelt on July 7 to observe carrier operations at sea. Deputy Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman, Second Deputy Prime Minister...

UNHCR praises Saudi effort to help Burmese

The United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR) described the Saudi role as leading activities to support the Burmese community in humanitarian, social, educational...

Saudi Arabia among Largest Donors of International Aid

Saudi Arabia was among the 10 largest government donors of international humanitarian assistance in 2014, according to the 2015 Global Humanitarian Assistance (GHA) Report....

Saudi Economy To Maintain Robust Growth

The annual Saudi Arabian Monetary Agency (SAMA) report for financial year 2014 shows the Kingdom's GDP had a growth of 3.5 percent in 2014,...

Dammam Beats 59 Cities for Environmental Award

Dammam was ranked first in the Arab Towns Organization Award for Environmental Integrity. Dammam competed for the award against 59 Arab and Gulf cities. Eastern Province...