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Saudi Arabia to allow around 1,000 pilgrims to perform Hajj
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Saudi Arabia to allow around 1,000 pilgrims to perform Hajj

Dan-Ekeh Nduka- June 23, 2020

Saudi Arabia will allow around 1,000 pilgrims to perform Hajj this year, a minister said on Tuesday, June 23. Due to the coronavirus pandemic, it ... Read More

Saudi Arabia Set To End COVID-19 Curfew Next Month
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Saudi Arabia Set To End COVID-19 Curfew Next Month

Johnny Turner- May 26, 2020

Saudi Arabia said Tuesday it will end its nationwide coronavirus curfew from June 21, except in the holy city of Mecca, after more than two ... Read More

Family Of Murdered Saudi Journalist Khashoggi, Declares It Has Forgiven Killers
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Family Of Murdered Saudi Journalist Khashoggi, Declares It Has Forgiven Killers

Dan-Ekeh Nduka- May 22, 2020

Salah Khashoggi, a son of murdered Saudi journalist, Jamal Khashoggi, has told his father’s killers that he and his brothers have forgiven them. “We, the ... Read More

Saudi Arabia, UAE Suspend Eid Prayers At Mosques
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Saudi Arabia, UAE Suspend Eid Prayers At Mosques

Johnny Turner- May 22, 2020

Mosques will remain closed for prayers on the Eid-Ul-Fitr festival, Saudi and United Arab Emirates officials said on Friday. They call on the population to ... Read More

292 Nigerians Stranded In Saudi Arabia Arrive In Abuja
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292 Nigerians Stranded In Saudi Arabia Arrive In Abuja

Dan-Ekeh Nduka- May 20, 2020

The Ministry of Foreign Affairs has confirmed the arrival of two hundred and ninety-two Nigerians evacuated from Saudi Arabia in the federal capital territory (FCT). ... Read More

COVID-19 forces Saudi Arabia to triple VAT, suspend living allowance for state and military employees
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COVID-19 forces Saudi Arabia to triple VAT, suspend living allowance for state and military employees

Dan-Ekeh Nduka- May 11, 2020

A major oil producer and exporter, Saudi Arabia, has announced that its Value Added Tax (VAT) will increase from 5 to 15 percent in July. ... Read More

Saudi To Give $493 Million As ‘Ramadan Aid’ For Social Security Beneficiaries
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Saudi To Give $493 Million As ‘Ramadan Aid’ For Social Security Beneficiaries

Johnny Turner- May 11, 2020

Saudi king Salman ordered on Monday the distribution of “Ramadan Aid” worth 1.85 billion riyal ($492.6 million) for social security beneficiaries, the state news agency ... Read More

Saudi Arabia Residents To Face Five Years In Jail For Spreading ‘Fake News’
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Saudi Arabia Residents To Face Five Years In Jail For Spreading ‘Fake News’

Johnny Turner- May 3, 2020

Saudi Arabia residents who spread rumors on social media could be jailed for up to five years and fined SR3 million ($800,000) under measures to ... Read More

Mecca to remain shut as Saudi Arabia relaxes Covid-19 lock-down
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Mecca to remain shut as Saudi Arabia relaxes Covid-19 lock-down

Dan-Ekeh Nduka- April 26, 2020

Saudi Arabia on Sunday relaxed its nationwide curfew which was imposed last month to curb an outbreak of the novel Coronavirus in the country. Saudi ... Read More

Saudi Arabia to abolish flogging
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Saudi Arabia to abolish flogging

Johnny Turner- April 26, 2020

SAUDI Arabia set to abolish flogging as a form of punishment, according to a legal document in Riyard. Furthermore, the kingdom’s Supreme Court says instead ... Read More

Coronavirus: Saudi Arabia to suspend Taraweeh prayers in Ramadan
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Coronavirus: Saudi Arabia to suspend Taraweeh prayers in Ramadan

Johnny Turner- April 12, 2020

Suspension of group prayers at mosques will not be lifted until end of coronavirus. The Saudi Ministry of Islamic Affairs, Dawah and Guidance announced that ... Read More

#Covid-19: Saudi Arabia suspends tax, disburses N910bn to private sector workers
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#Covid-19: Saudi Arabia suspends tax, disburses N910bn to private sector workers

Dan-Ekeh Nduka- April 3, 2020

Saudi Arabia’s King Salman has ordered the disbursement of 9 billion riyals (N910billion) to private-sector workers amid the COVID-19 outbreak. The government said this was ... Read More

Saudis’ arrest of 2 princes called a warning to royal family
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Saudis’ arrest of 2 princes called a warning to royal family

Dan-Ekeh Nduka- March 8, 2020

Saudi Arabia’s King Salman was shown in state media Sunday in apparent good health and working, just days after the arrest of two senior princes ... Read More

Crown Prince Mohammed Bin Salman calls for the arrest of Saudi Arabia king’s brother, cousin, over an alleged coup attempt.
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Crown Prince Mohammed Bin Salman calls for the arrest of Saudi Arabia king’s brother, cousin, over an alleged coup attempt.

Dan-Ekeh Nduka- March 7, 2020

Crown Prince Mohammed Bin Salman has called for the arrest of two senior members of the royal family, Prince Ahmed bin Abdulaziz, the younger brother ... Read More

Saudi Arabia confirms first Coronavirus case
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Saudi Arabia confirms first Coronavirus case

Johnny Turner- March 3, 2020

Saudi Arabia has now confirmed its first case of coronavirus after one its citizens who had returned Iran tested positive. The health ministry minister said ... Read More

What Anthony Joshua should do if I beat him a second time – Andy Ruiz
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What Anthony Joshua should do if I beat him a second time – Andy Ruiz

Johnny Turner- October 2, 2019

Andy Ruiz has stated that Anthony Joshua should take a break from boxing if he should beat him a second time. Back in June, a ... Read More

What I suffered in shock loss to Andy Ruiz – Anthony Joshua
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What I suffered in shock loss to Andy Ruiz – Anthony Joshua

Johnny Turner- September 18, 2019

Anthony Joshua has revealed that he suffered heavily when he lost his titles to Andy Ruiz back in June. Both heavyweight boxers faced each other ... Read More

What Buhari said about drone attack on Saudi Arabia
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What Buhari said about drone attack on Saudi Arabia

Johnny Turner- September 16, 2019

President Buhari has reacted to the drone attack on refinery plants situated in Khurais and Abqaiq, in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia. In a statement ... Read More

Nicki Minaj Set to Headline Jeddah World Fest in Saudi Arabia
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Nicki Minaj Set to Headline Jeddah World Fest in Saudi Arabia

Koko Wotzup- July 4, 2019

Saudi Arabia has invited American rapper Nicki Minaj to perform in the country this month. This is an unusual move for the famously conservative kingdom, ... Read More