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UAE Announces 2,011 New COVID-19 Cases

UAE Announces 2,011 New COVID-19 Cases

The Ministry of Health and Prevention (MoHAP) reported 2,011 new coronavirus cases, bringing the total number of recorded cases in the UAE to 603,961. The Ministry conducted 227,684 COVID-19 tests over the past 24 hours and stressed its aim to continue expanding the scope of testing nationwide t

Saudi Cabinet Approves Merging Public Pension Agency Into GOSI

Saudi Cabinet Approves Merging Public Pension Agency Into GOSI

Saudi Arabia’s Cabinet approved Tuesday merging the Public Pension Agency (PPA) into the General Organization for Social Insurance (GOSI) during a videoconference meeting chaired by King Salman bin Abdulaziz, the state-owned Saudi Press Agency (SPA) reported. The Cabinet meeting also approved tha

More than 450,000 People Apply for Hajj During 1st 24 Hours of Registration

The Saudi Ministry of Hajj and Umrah has said that an electronic portal for domestic pilgrims received more than 450,000 applications within 24 hours of opening. Male registrations made up 60 percent and females 40 percent of the total applications, the ministry said on its Twitter account. Re

Saudi Arabia: Houthi Drone Falls on School, No Injuries

Saudi Arabia: Houthi Drone Falls on School, No Injuries

Saudi Arabia said Sunday a bomb-laden drone launched by Yemen’s Houthi militias crash-landed in the premises of a school in the southern province of Asir.

Saudi Shopping Malls Open Only to Vaccinated People from August

Saudi Shopping Malls Open Only to Vaccinated People from August

Saudi Arabia will bar people from entering its shopping malls unless they have been vaccinated against COVID-19, the trade ministry said in a decision that will come into effect on Aug.

Saudi Arabia Begins Receiving Applications for Hajj Pilgrimage

Saudi Arabia Begins Receiving Applications for Hajj Pilgrimage

The Saudi Ministry of Hajj and Umrah began on Sunday receiving requests for would-be pilgrims for this year’s holy Hajj. Applications must be submitted online through the dedicated portal. The Ministry of Hajj and Umrah announced Saturday that a total of 60,000 pilgrims will be allowed to perf

UAE Elected to UN Security Council

UAE Elected to UN Security Council

The UN General Assembly elected the United Arab Emirates, Albania, Brazil, Gabon and Ghana to the United Nations Security Council on Friday for a two-year term starting on Jan.

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