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saudi first case covid19

Saudi announces its first case of the new coronavirus (COVID-19) in the country. According to Saudi Press Agency, the Ministry of Health mentioned that the first case isfrom a citizen who came from Iran via Bahrain. The Health Ministry also added that the infected person did not disclose his existence in Iran at the Saudi [...]

Saudi Arabia has temporarily suspended the entry of pilgrims who are coming for the purpose of Umrah, as well as those who are planning to visit the Prophet’s Mosque. Likewise, the Kingdom has also suspended the entry of tourist visa holders who are coming from countries where the novel coronavirus or COVID-19 has been spreading rapidly, [...]

Anti-Trafficking Programs in Saudi Arabia

Working abroad is not without its risks, especially when it comes to cases of exploitation and human trafficking. Fortunately, over the years, the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia has taken huge steps in upholding the rights of foreign workers, as well as protecting them from human traffickers. Just last week, in Cairo, a senior official presented the [...]

Boudl Almunsiyah

If you are planning to explore the country of Saudi Arabia, you should know by now that it is a good place to start your Middle East journey. And as you travel, you’re going to need a place where you can stay for a night or two. Regardless of the length of your stay here, [...]

Makarem Annakheel Village

If you are traveling to Saudi Arabia soon and you are utilizing King Abdulaziz Airport in Jeddah, it’s good to hear that there are accommodations near the area. Going to places far from this point is not necessary. You just have to find the best hotel that can give you a good experience while traveling [...]

Emergency Hotlines & Important Numbers in Saudi Arabia

Knowing which telephone number to call in case of a fire, road accident, or other emergency is crucial, wherever you may be in the world. Here in Saudi Arabia, there are certain numbers that you can call to ensure that immediate help, action, and information are provided. In today’s post, we have gathered a list [...]

Bird Flu Virus Hits Poultry Farm in Riyadh

The Saudi Ministry of Environment, Water, and Agriculture has confirmed the report on an outbreak of H5N8, a highly pathogenic bird flu virus, at a poultry farm in Riyadh. Through a statement released by the Saudi Press Agency (SPA), ministry spokesman Dr. Abdullah Abal Khail assured that emergency teams have implemented necessary measures and were [...]

8 Things to Know About Saudi Arabia's Anti-Tobacco Law

In June 2016, authorities in Saudi Arabia started to implement anti-tobacco regulations issued through a royal decree during the previous year, citing specific rules and fines for those who would violate the law. ALSO READ: Do’s and Don’ts in Saudi Arabia Fines collected from violators will be allocated to initiatives that raise awareness on the harmful effects [...]

PH Embassy in Saudi Arabia Holds Contingency Planning Activities in Line with Tension in the Region

While the tensions may have eased for a while in the Middle East, the Philippine Embassy in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia is not leaving anything to chances as they conducted contingency planning activities last 11 January 2020 to raise the readiness of its personnel and the Filipino community in responding to crises. A week ago, the Philippine government [...]

How to Apply for a Family Visit Visa in Saudi Arabia

Living and working abroad can get lonely sometimes, especially when you miss your family and loved ones back home. Fortunately, Saudi Arabia offers the family visit visa, which would enable your family to come and stay with you in the Kingdom. ALSO READ: How to Apply for Saudi Arabia Tourist Visa Today, we’d like to share the [...]