Saudi Arabia

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.

Saudi Arabia to end curfew on June 21, except in Mecca

Tue, 26 May 2020 - 09:38 GMT

Saudi Arabia will begin easing restrictions on movement and travel this week, more than two months after stringent measures were introduced to help curb the spread of the novel coronavirus.

Egypt's State information minister mourns Sheikh Saleh Kamel

Tue, 19 May 2020 - 09:35 GMT

Sheikh Saleh, who loved Egypt, was one of the leading investors in the private media business, Heikal said in a released statement.

6th exceptional flight to Washington brings home 340 stuck Egyptians

Mon, 18 May 2020 - 09:10 GMT

EgyptAir and Air Cairo will operate two flights each on Monday to bring back Egyptians stranded in KSA's Jeddah and Riyadh.

EXCLUSIVE: Egypt to install thermal scanners at Cairo International Airport to detect COVID-19 cases

Sat, 16 May 2020 - 03:45 GMT

This will be considered the first operation for the Sphinx International Airport.

Contracts of electricity linkage between Egypt, Saudi Arabia to be signed in May: source

Sat, 09 May 2020 - 10:56 GMT

The two countries plan to exchange 3,000 megawatts.

Egyptian engineer on death row in Saudi Arabia exonerated: family

Sun, 26 Apr 2020 - 12:45 GMT

An Egyptian engineer who was sentenced to death in Saudi Arabia in 2017 on charges of smuggling drugs to the Kingdom was acquitted of charges, his brother told Egypt Today, saying the ruling is almost final.

President Sisi greets Arab world leaders on advent of holy month of Ramadan

Fri, 24 Apr 2020 - 10:09 GMT

In a phone call with Saudi King Salman bin Abdelaziz, President Sisi greeted him on the holy month. The president also wished the Saudi people progress and prosperity.

Takeover deal for Newcastle United edges closer

Wed, 22 Apr 2020 - 06:44 GMT

A possible takeover of Premier League side Newcastle United by a group fronted by British financier Amanda Staveley with Saudi Arabian backing appeared to be moving closer to completion on Tuesday.

Egyptian citizen dies from coronavirus in Saudi Arabia

Sun, 12 Apr 2020 - 11:34 GMT

His wife and daughter were infected and were put into quarantine.

Saudi, Bahraini FMs probe cooperation to confront coronavirus

Sat, 11 Apr 2020 - 10:27 GMT

The two ministers highlighted Manama's role in preserving regional peace and security, calling for joint cooperation to confront the spread of COVID-19, reported the Saudi news agency on Saturday.