Houthis attack Saudi with 4 missiles, 7 drones

RIYADH 14 July 2020: Arab Coalition forces intercepted and destroyed four ballistic missiles and seven drones laden with explosives, which were launched by Iranian-backed Houthi militia towards Saudi Arabia. The coalition’s spokesperson Colonel Turki Al […]

Coalition announces extension of Yemen ceasefire

RIYADH 25 April 2020: The Coalition to Restore Legitimacy in Yemen on Friday said it has extended for one month the comprehensive ceasefire in Yemen to support efforts to contain the coronavirus pandemic, beginning Thursday, […]

UAE suspends entry of GCC citizens from midnight

ABU DHABI 21 March 2020: Further to its earlier statement yesterday on updating the entry procedures for GCC nationals, the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation issued a statement suspending entry of GCC citizens, […]

Kuwait denies curfew, Bahrain says 9 recoveries

KUWAIT 14 March 2020: Head of the Kuwait’s Center for Government Communication (CGC) and its official spokesperson, Tareq Al-Mizrem, re-affirmed on Friday that no curfew has been imposed in Kuwait due to Coronavirus concerns. Tweeting […]

Saudi Arabia closes schools over coronavirus

RIYADH 9 March 2020: Schools and universities will be closed in Saudi Arabia from today (Monday) until further notice to control the spread of coronavirus, according to the Saudi Press Agency. The Saudi Ministry of […]

Saudi suspends Umrah for citizens, residents too

RIYADH 5 March 2020: Saudi Arabia has announced the temporary suspension of Umrah pilgrimage for citizens and residents in the Kingdom, following coronavirus concerns. “This decision is reviewed continuously and the implementation of it stops […]

No Saudi visas to Covid-19 states, Umrah ban okay

RIYADH 29 February 2020: Saudi Arabia’s Ministry of Tourism announced on Friday that it has temporarily stopped issuing tourist visas to people in certain countries particularly those badly hit by the coronavirus outbreak. The affected […]

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