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Investor Demand for Saudi Aramco’s Inaugural Islamic Bonds Tops US$30 Billion

Aggregate demand of investors for Islamic bonds, called sukuk, issued by Saudi Arabia's state oil and gas company Saudi Aramco exceeds $30 billion, a...
Medical workers treat a COVID-19 patient at the coronavirus unit in Mayanei Hayeshua Medical Center, Bnei Brak, April 13, 2020. (Nati Shohat/Flash90)

Saudi king stresses continuous efforts to promote global COVID-19 response

Saudi Arabia's King Salman bin Abdulaziz Al Saud stressed on Wednesday his country's continuous efforts to promote global COVID-19 response, the Saudi Press...

Netanyahu says Isreal-UAE direct flights permitted as Saudi opens airspace

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu announced on Wednesday that Israeli airliners will be permitted to fly directly to the United Arab Emirates (UAE), shortly...

Indian Giant ‘LAVA’ Invades Ghana’s Technological Industry

In the coming days, the Ghanaians market will witness a fierce competition in the technology industry between the emerging technology giant and the Chinese...

Saudi cinemas to begin showing black panther

The Marvel superhero film "Black Panther" will be screened on Wednesday in Saudi Arabia as a 35-year ban on movie theaters was lifted in...

NPP Middle East advise Saudi Ambassador to seek the welfare of Ghanaian immigrants

We the Middle East branch of the NPP wish to congratulate Sheik T.B Damba on his appointment as Ghana’s ambassador to the Kingdom of...

Saudi, UAE show signals of easing tensions with Qatar

The United Arab Emirates (UAE) and Saudi Arabia showed signals of easing tensions with Qatar on Sunday, after a week of a growing diplomatic...

Undocumented Ethiopians living in Saudi urged to abide by 90-day amnesty

The Ethiopian government and various non-governmental organizations have urged undocumented Ethiopians residing in Saudi Arabia to take advantage of the three-month amnesty, which came...
Pilgrims prepare to pray and stay overnight in tents in Mina, about seven km from Mecca, in Saudi Arabia, Sept. 22, 2015. According to the rigid Hajj schedule, pilgrims will pray and stay overnight in tents of Mina, before moving on to Arafat, a barren and plain land some 20 km east of Mecca, and then to Muzdalifah, an area between Arafat and Mina, to celebrate Eid al-Adha, or the Feast of Sacrifice. (Xinhua/Min Junqing) (djj)

Iran due in talks with Saudi over next hajj season

An Iranian delegation will visit Saudi Arabia by the end of February to discuss the next hajj season, Okaz local newspaper reported on Saturday. ...
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Saudi takes steps to control money raising activities

Saudi Interior Ministry has warned individuals from collecting blood money, while such fund-raisings should be collected through official bank accounts, Okaz local newspaper reported...

Tamale: Ghana’s Dep. Ambassador to Saudi Scares Residents

Tamale residents living around the neighbourhood of Ghana’s deputy ambassador to Saudi Arabia Hajia Boya Gariba were engulfed with fear Sunday morning after the...
Tourists walk with masks at the Gyeongbokgung Palace in Seoul, South Korea, June 8, 2015. South Korea on Monday identified 23 new contagions with the Middle East Respiratory Syndrome (MERS), increasing the total number to 87 while deaths from the viral disease rose to six as one more death was reported. (Xinhua/Yao Qilin) (dzl)

Saudi on high alert to fight spread of MERS corona virus

Saudi Health Ministry has vaccinated more than 2 million individuals with high risk of Middle East Respiratory Syndrome (MERS) corona virus with seasonal flu...

Said Sinari Drags NDCs Propaganda Further to Saudi Arabia

Alhaji Said Sinari, Ghana’s envoy to Saudi Arabia is reported to have told the media that New Patriotic Party (NPP) residents in the oil-rich...

Saudi shuts down 908 private health institutions for violations

Meanwhile the close-down decisions that covered hospitals, medical complexes and clinics were among 1,532 reported violations and warnings that the ministry issued in the...

Saudi delegation to visit Lebanon for revival of soured ties

The delegation, which includes Prince Khalid Al Faisal, adviser to the Saudi King, and Thamer Al-Sabhan, minister of state for Arabian Gulf affairs at...

70 Year Old Hajj Pilgrim Reported Dead in Saudi Arabia

A Ghanaian has died in Saudi Arabia where Muslims are observing the annual Hajj pilgrimage. Alhaji Alhassan Kuku passed on Tuesday, September 13...

Saudi, Russia Pledge to Stabilise Oil Markets

The world’s top two crude oil producers pledged to cooperate to stabilise global markets, while failing to announce any specific measures to bolster prices....
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Ghanaian Hajj pilgrims make maiden flight to Saudi Arabia from Tamale

The first batch of 500 pilgrims out of a total of 1,500 from the Northern, Upper West and Upper East Regions of Ghana are...
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Saudi King Lauds Buhari’s Change Program For Nigeria

Saudi King Salman Bin Abdulaziz has commended President Muhammadu Buhari of Nigeria for his dogged determination to change the oil-producing West African country for...
A file photo taken on November 3, 2013 shows an aerial view of the Clock Tower and the Grand Mosque in Saudi Arabia's holy city of Mecca. 87 pilgrims were killed and 201 others were injured when a crane fell on the grand mosque in Mecca, Saudi Arabia's Civil Defence authority said Friday. Al Arabiya Television earlier said the crane had fallen because of strong storms. Saudi Arabia has been hit by strong sand storms in the last few days. (Xinhua/Wangbo)

Saudi Police Did Well to lessen casualty by blocking bomber

Security spokesman said in a statement that security men found a suspicious man before the Monday's sunset prayer, who was heading to the Prophet's...
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Iran craves for a collective reaction to Saudi terrorist attack

Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif on Tuesday condemned the terrorist attacks in Saudi Arabia, urging collective response of world Muslims to the attacks...

Medina bombing: Saudi clerics says it is unholy to do that

The Senior Council of Ulema said the bombers had "violated everything that is sacred". Four guards were killed near the Prophet's Mosque in Medina, while...

Togo to receive financing from Saudi Fund for road infrastructures

The Togolese State Minister in charge of economy and finance, Adji Oteth Ayassor, signed the documentation to that effect in the margins of the...

Saudi Arabian Airlines Increase Flights To Los Angeles

This is in anticipation of increased demand during the peak season and in keeping with its continued expansion in its services in North America...

Sulley Muntari Slapped With a Hefty Fine and Ban by Saudi Arabia

Sulley Muntari’s dirty disciplinary record reared its ugly head in Saudi Arabia with the controversial Ghanaian midfielder getting a two-match ban and slapped with...

Mauritania leader in Saudi Arabia to witness joint military training

Mauritanian troops, alongside those from other Arab and Muslim countries allied to Saudi Arabia, are taking part in the joint military training. ...

Algeria to back Saudi-Russian plan to halt oil production

"Algeria supports all the decisions in stabilizing the oil market," Khebri told reporters at the opening of the 6th International Fair of Oil Equipment...

Saudi Arabia plans to execute dozens of activists and dissidents

Saudi Arabia is planning to execute dozens of activists and dissidents, including women and teenagers, most of them without trial, the European Saudi Organization for...
Sudanese President Omar al-Bashir gestures during the photocall before the opening of the 25th African Union (AU) Summit at Sandton Convention Center in Johannesburg, South Africa, on June 14, 2015. Sudanese President Omar al-Bashir attends the 25th AU Summit here despite International Criminal Court's arrest warrants. (Xinhua/Zhai Jianlan) (lrz)

Sudan and Saudi Arabia to collaborate on regional issues

Sudanese President Omar al-Bashir received Saudi Arabia's Foreign Minister Adel al-Jubeir, who suddenly visited Khartoum Monday. Al-Jubeir commended Sudan's stances and participation in the Desert...
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Oil price high on Buhari’s agenda for Saudi Arabia and Qatar

Buhari would first fly to Riyadh for talks on Tuesday with King Salman Bin Abdulaziz Al Saud and senior officials of Saudi Arabia, Nigerian...