Saudi Arabia

Cairo, Riyadh discuss bolstering bilateral cooperation

Mon, 10 Aug 2020 - 02:30 GMT

the two sides also probed identical views between the two countries about a number of regional and international issues.

Egypt’s Sisi hails Saudi Arabia’s ‘careful’ organization of Hajj rituals amid coronavirus crisis

Fri, 31 Jul 2020 - 10:18 GMT

The Saudi authorities have allowed only 10,000 people to perform the rites of Hajj this year due to the novel virus, and have kept all facilities sterilized, although Saudi Arabia had earned billions of dollars every year from Hajj.

Who named Mount Arafat?

Thu, 30 Jul 2020 - 01:19 GMT

The pilgrims of the Sacred House (Holly Kaaba) began early Thursday morning, to arrive at Mount Arafat to perform the greatest pillar of Hajj.

Egypt praises KSA, UAE efforts to solve Yemen crisis

Wed, 29 Jul 2020 - 02:36 GMT

Egypt praised efforts exerted by the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia and its keenness to implement the Riyadh Agreement, according to a Wednesday statement issued by Egypt’s Ministry of Foreign Affairs.

Egypt’s president calls for ‘solidarity, consistency’ against foreign interference as he receives Saudi FM

Mon, 27 Jul 2020 - 02:23 GMT

Saudi Foreign Minister Prince Faisal bin Farhan arrived in Cairo on Monday on a day-long visit to Egypt for talks on threats facing the two countries' security and stability. His Egyptian counterpart, Sameh Shoukry welcomed the Saudi guest at the Cairo International Airport.

Egypt seeks to stabilize Libya; Presidential Council must be reconstituted: FM Shoukry

Mon, 27 Jul 2020 - 01:51 GMT

Egypt’s Foreign Minister Sameh Shoukry said that Egypt seeks implementing a ceasefire in Libya, explaining that Cairo seeks to stabilize the situation and to stop the military escalation.

Egypt rejects any regional interference in Yemen: Prime Minister

Sun, 19 Jul 2020 - 05:45 GMT

The Yemeni Prime Minister affirmed that his country stands fully with Egypt in its endeavor to find a just solution to the Renaissance dam file.

Saudi Arabia permanently cancels license of Qatar's beIN Sports

Wed, 15 Jul 2020 - 07:13 GMT

Saudi Arabia’s General Authority for Competition (GAC) said on Tuesday it had permanently canceled the license of Qatari broadcaster beIN Sports, which has been barred from broadcasting in the kingdom since mid-2017 due to a dispute with Qatar.

Saudi-led forces destroy two missiles, six ‘bomb-laden’ drones launched from Yemen

Mon, 13 Jul 2020 - 09:46 GMT

The attacks were launched by the Houthis in Yemen “to deliberately target civilians in the kingdom”, SPA quoted Turki Al-Malki, the spokesman of the coalition in Yemen as saying.

Yemeni PM invited to visit Egypt

Fri, 10 Jul 2020 - 11:33 GMT

The invitation, which was delivered by the Egyptian ambassador, asks for Saeed’s visit to discuss the ways of enhancing the bilateral relations.

Saudi grant to Egypt finances 2,176 projects in Egypt

Sun, 28 Jun 2020 - 03:27 GMT

Mashat said that the grant contributed to creating about 12,000 job opportunities.

Saudi Arabia Grant Committee approves to fund 5 new projects in Egypt

Sun, 28 Jun 2020 - 03:24 GMT

Rania al-Mashat said that three projects of the Egyptian Agricultural Bank and two projects in the field of health care, and value chain support were approved for funding.

Saudi Arabia sets al-Hajj season plan, reduces number of pilgrims to 1,000

Tue, 23 Jun 2020 - 02:29 GMT

Saudi Arabia was keen to enable Muslims to perform the rites of pilgrimage, despite the outbreak of the coronavirus.

857 Egyptians repatriated on 6 exceptional flights from Saudi Arabia, Kenya, Yemen

Tue, 23 Jun 2020 - 12:17 GMT

Cairo International Airport received on Tuesday six exceptional flights repatriating around 857 Egyptian expats from Saudi Arabia, Kenya, and Yemen.

Saudi Arabia: 2020 Hajj allowed for nationalities residing in kingdom

Mon, 22 Jun 2020 - 08:07 GMT

This decision has been taken to ensure safety for the pilgrims by taking all preventive measures and applying social distancing.

Saudi Arabia voices support to Egypt’s right to secure its western borders

Sat, 20 Jun 2020 - 10:33 GMT

Saudi Arabia on Saturday affirmed its support to Egypt in “its right to defend its borders and people against acts of extremism and terrorist militias and their supporters” in Libya.

858 Egyptian expats in 3 Gulf states return on exceptional flights June 20

Sat, 20 Jun 2020 - 01:26 GMT

They are being repatriated to their homeland.

Saudi Arabia uncovers ritual platform that houses Egyptian Artifacts

Sat, 13 Jun 2020 - 12:08 GMT

A huge ritual platform and Egyptian artifacts were discovered in northern Saudi Arabia.

2,176 projects in Egypt’s 27 governorates financed through Saudi grant

Thu, 04 Jun 2020 - 11:37 GMT

Mashat added in a statement that the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia’s grant in Egypt contributed to achieving the goals of sustainable development and creating new job opportunities.

Manpower min.: Saudi Arabia automatically extends tourism visas for 3 months for free

Thu, 28 May 2020 - 01:31 GMT

The kingdom had automatically extended the tourism visas for three months for free to all tourists inside Saudi Arabia.