For the monthlong Ramadan period here in Saudi Arabia, grocery stores will usually carve out an area for special Ramadan treats and sweets. It is a time when families generally get together to break the day’s fast at sunset. 59 more words
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RIYADH | SAUDI ARABIA – Saudi Arabia reported 2,399 new coronavirus cases on the first day of Eid al-Fitr, bringing the total to 72,560.
Riyadh remained the area with the highest daily increase, but Mecca had a higher increase than recent days, with 611 new cases in the province. 827 more words
RIYADH | SAUDI ARABIA – The Ministry of Interior said on Saturday that residents who violate nationwide coronavirus precautionary measures and gather for social occasions such as weddings, funerals, parties, seminars and the like will be deported and banned from ever re-entering the Kingdom. 1,040 more words
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Wishing my Muslim friends and families around the world a wonderful Eid Mubarak!
RIYADH | SAUDI ARABIA – Saudi Arabia introduced a new coronavirus – related health measure, an electronic bracelet for all Saudi nationals returning to the Kingdom from abroad, the Ministry of Health said on Friday. 878 more words
RIYADH | SAUDI ARABIA – Custodian of the Two Holy Mosques King Saman bin Abdulaziz Al Saud and Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman, Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Defense, sent cables of condolences to Pakistan’s President Aref Alawi over Friday’s passenger plane crash. 865 more words