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Saudi suspends labour visas for nations worst-hit by Ebola

Saudi suspends labour visas for nations worst-hit by Ebola

Sep 01, – The “preventive measure” is based on “directives from the foreign and health ministries to avoid” the spread of Ebola to the kingdom, the official news agency SPA reported. Saudi Arabia has stopped granting visas to workers from Guinea, Liberia and Sierra Leone, the countries worst-hit by the deadly Ebola virus, the labour […]

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Saudi Arabia rejects seat on UN Security Council

Saudi Arabia rejects seat on UN Security Council

Oct 18, – Saudi Arabia on Friday rejected its freshly-acquired seat on the U.N. Security Council, saying the 15-member body is incapable of resolving world conflicts such as the Syrian civil war. The move came just hours after the kingdom was elected as one of the Council’s 10 nonpermanent members. In a statement carried by […]

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Swaziland votes for new parliament

Swaziland votes for new parliament

Sep 20, – Swaziland held elections to choose a new parliament on Friday, but some opposition figures in the southern African monarchy said the process was not democratic and should be boycotted. Voters were selecting 55 parliamentarians from among candidates who had been chosen by tribal leaders loyal to King Mswati III. The king selects […]

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SARS-like Coronavirus claims new life in Saudi

SARS-like Coronavirus claims new life in Saudi

May 25, AP – A man who had contracted the coronavirus has died in Saudi Arabia, raising the death toll in the Kingdom from the SARS-like virus to 17, the health ministry announced on its website on Wednesday “A male non-Saudi died on Tuesday in a hospital in the Qassim region where he had been […]

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New case of deadly coronavirus detected in Saudi Arabia

New case of deadly coronavirus detected in Saudi Arabia

May 19 AP – Riyadh: A new case of the deadly coronavirus has been detected in Saudi Arabia where 15 people have already died after contracting it, the health ministry announced on Saturday on its internet website. “One new case of novel coronavirus recorded in the Eastern Region” where most of the kingdom’s cases have […]

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