Middle East

Saudi Arabia to offer tourist visas for the first time

Tourists from 38 countries in Europe, 7 in Asia, as well as the US, Canada, Australia and New Zealand, will be eligible to apply for the new visas Tourism chief says foreign women are not required to wear abayas, provided that they wear “modest clothing” RIYADH: Saudi Arabia on Friday formally announced …

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Vision 2030: A ‘chance’ to boost Saudi, Indonesia cooperation

Saudi business groups and owners signed business contracts with their Indonesian counterparts worth $1.5 million JEDDAH: Indonesian Consul General, Dr. Mohamad Hery Saripudin, said that the Saudi Vision 2030 reform plans could be an opportunity to develop his country’s “close cooperation” with Saudi Arabia and boost social, cultural and economic …

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Saudi Arabia’s crown prince meets US senators

They reviewed bilateral relations and means of enhancing them They also discussed regional and international developments JEDDAH: Saudi Arabia’s Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman met in Jeddah on Sunday with Todd Young, a member of the US Senate’s Foreign Relations Committee, and Senator Angus King, a member of the Armed …

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Saudi Embassy warns citizens over Hurricane Dorian

WASHINGTON: Saudi Arabia’s Embassy in Washington issued a statement calling on citizens in a number of US states to take precautions over the approach of Hurricane Dorian on Wednesday. The statement added that the embassy and its consulates in the US were following the developments of the hurricane closely, calling …

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