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Oman Coronavirus Cases Exceed 50,000

Oman Coronavirus Cases Exceed 50,000

The number of confirmed coronavirus cases in the Sultanate of Oman exceeded 50,000 on Wednesday, the Health Ministry said. The country reported another 1,210 new cases of the COVID-19 disease and nine deaths in the last 24 hours, to take its total count to 50,207 cases with 233 deaths. A week

Saudi Cabinet Welcomes Security Council’s Condemnation of Houthi Attacks

Saudi Cabinet Welcomes Security Council’s Condemnation of Houthi Attacks

The Saudi cabinet welcomed on Tuesday the United Nations Security Council’s condemnation of the attacks launched by the Iran-backed Houthi militias in Yemen against the Kingdom. Custodian of the Two Holy Mosques King Salman bin Abdulaziz chaired the government meeting, which was held via video-co

Khalid bin Salman Discusses Cooperation with British Defense Secretary

Saudi Deputy Defense Minister Prince Khalid bin Salman received on Tuesday a telephone call from British Secretary of State for Defense Ben Wallace, reported the Saudi Press Agency. Discussions focused on the partnership between Riyadh and London, specifically in the defense field. They also t

Saudi Arabia Announces Hajj Health Measures for Domestic Pilgrims

Saudi Arabia Announces Hajj Health Measures for Domestic Pilgrims

Saudi Arabia announced health protocols to prevent the spread of the new coronavirus in the 2020 Hajj season, banning gatherings and meetings between pilgrims, reported the Saudi Press Agency on Monday. Saudi Arabia decided in June to limit the number of domestic pilgrims attending the Hajj to ar

Oman Announces 1,072 New Virus Cases

Oman Announces 1,072 New Virus Cases

Oman's Ministry of Health announced on Sunday 1,072 new coronavirus cases, bringing the tally in the Sultanate to 46,178. Among the new cases, 799 are Omani nationals while the rest are foreigners. The Ministry said that the country had also registered 213 deaths from the COVID-19 disease.

KSRelief Distributes 600 Food Baskets in Yemen

KSRelief Distributes 600 Food Baskets in Yemen

The King Salman Humanitarian Aid and Relief Centre (KSRelief) has distributed 600 food baskets weighing 44 tons and 400 kgs in many areas in Yemen's Hajjah alongside Saada Governorates, benefiting 2,400 people, the Saudi Press Agency reported Sunday. The distribution comes within the framework of

Arab Coalition Downs 4 Booby-Trapped Houthi Drones Fired at Saudi Arabia

Arab Coalition Downs 4 Booby-Trapped Houthi Drones Fired at Saudi Arabia

The Saudi-led Arab coalition downed on Friday four booby-trapped drones flown by the Iran-backed Houthi militias in Yemen towards Saudi Arabia. Coalition spokesman Colonel Turki al-Malki said three of the aircraft were destroyed in Yemeni airspace. He hailed the high competency of the joint fo

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