Crossing the border after 3 years

Qataris drove across the land border into Saudi Arabia on Saturday for the first time in more than three years. “We’re returning to our second home country,” said the first Qatari to enter the Kingdom through the Abu Samra-Salwa border crossing. “The process and passing through was easy, and port authorities are cooperative and welcoming.”

Saudi Discovers Four New Oil Fields

Saudi Arabia announced the discovery of four new oil and gas fields, the Saudi Press Agency reported. Saudi Energy Minister Prince Abdulaziz bin Salman Al Saud said on Sunday that the Saudi Aramco’s discoveries are in different parts of the kingdom, Xinhua news agency reported. Non-conventional oil has been discovered in al-Reesh oil field, northwest

Saudi Begins Vaccination Process

Saudi Arabia on Thursday started a vaccination programme for the novel coronavirus, the Health Ministry announced. In a tweet, Health Minister Tawfiq al-Rabiah, who received the vaccine, said: “In the last nine months, I was observing with concern the number of cases, today I will happily observe the number of people who will get the

Vaccine registration begins in Saudi Arabia

The ministry confirmed the safety and efficacy of the vaccine after effective passage of the vaccine testing phases, and the successful tests showed its strong immune response and antibodies in those who received trial shots…reports Asian Lite News The Ministry of Health announced on Tuesday the start of registration for the coronavirus vaccine, starting from

Lee suggests ensuring affordable vaccines

In his address to the ongoing 12th G20 Summit, Singaporean Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong has put forward two suggestions on what member countries could do together, the media reported on Sunday. The first suggestion is to ensure affordable and equitable access to vaccines, Xinhua news agency quoted The Straits Times report as saying. Lee

G20 Summit: Saudi Calls For Equitable Access To Vaccines

Saudi King Salman bin Abdulaziz Al Saud at the opening remarks of the 2020 G20 Summit said: “We have a duty to rise to the challenge together during this summit and give a strong message of hope and reassurance to our peoples through adopting policies to mitigate this crisis.” Saudi King Salman bin Abdulaziz Al

Trump will participate in virtual G20 Summit

The White House announced that US President Donald Trump will participate in the virtual G20 Summit on Saturday and Sunday, as global leaders were trying to stem the raging Covid-19 pandemic. Although the White House confirmed the President’s participation on both days of the Summit, information about which events he would attend was not immediately

Rumi’s Verses Bring Solace During Pandemic

Mevlana Jalaluddin Rumi is a world-renowned name that transcends the borders and generations through the gem-like words of ecstasy. As a compelling figure of every culture, Rumi and his poems of love and joy are still alive. “Is solitude more precious than/Fathomless company?/ Is power over a nation/Better than to be free?/If confined in your

Saudi Arabia registers MERS death

 Saudi Arabia registered one death due to the Middle East Respiratory Syndrome (MERS) virus and six new cases of infection, according to a statement issued by the Saudi health ministry. The death and new cases recorded on Friday were from the capital which has been witnessing a rise in the spread of the virus in