Wednesday, January 19

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HRH Crown Prince Condoles Japanese Prime Minister on death of former Prime Minister

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Riyadh, His Royal Highness Prince Mohammed bin Salman bin Abdulaziz Al Saud, Crown Prince, Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Defense, has sent a cable of condolences to Japanese Prime Minister Fumio Kishida on the death of former Japanese Prime Minister Toshiki Kaifu.In the cable, HRH Crown Prince expressed his condolences to the Japanese Prime Minister and the family of the deceased, wishing the Prime Minister constant good health and safety.Source: Saudi Press Agency

GCC Security Forces Arrive in Dammam to Participate in Arabian Gulf Security 3 Exercise in the Eastern Region

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Security forces of the member states of the Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC) arrived on Thursday in Dammam to participate in the joint Arabian Gulf Security 3 tactical exercise scheduled to be held in the Eastern Region of the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia, it was reported today.The exercise aims at strengthening the bonds of cooperation between the Gulf Cooperation Council countries in the security field and raising the level of coordination and the degree of readiness of their security services to confront crises and emergencies and address all prospected threats and risks to the Arabian Gulf region.Source: Saudi Press Agency

Custodian of the Two Holy Mosques Condoles Qatar’s Emir on Death of Sheikh Mohammed bin Khalid Al Thani

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Riyadh, The Custodian of the Two Holy Mosques King Salman bin Abdulaziz Al Saud has sent a cable of condolences to Sheikh Tamim bin Hamad Al Thani, Emir of the State of Qatar on the death of late Sheikh Mohammed bin Khalid bin Hamad bin Abdullah Al Thani.In his cable, the King said, "I have received the news of the death of late Sheikh Mohammed bin Khalid bin Hamad bin Abdullah Al Thani, as I extend our sincere condolences to Your Highness and the family of the deceased, I pray to Allah Almighty to bestow mercy upon his soul."Source: Saudi Press Agency

Royal Saudi Land Forces (RSLF) Execute (Tabuk-5) Exercise in Northwestern Region

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Tabuk, Saudi Arabia, Commander of the Northwest Region Maj. General Hussein bin Saeed Al-Qahtani attended the mixed bilateral ground exercise (Tabuk-5), which was launched last Thursday, with the participation of Egyptian land forces, it was reported today.The four-day exercise aims to enhance military cooperation between the two countries, raise the efficiency of combat units, exchange information and military expertise and enhance readiness to confront any potential threat.Director of the exercise Maj. General Khaled Mohammed Al-Khashrami said that the exercise is one of several military drills scheduled in the joint military exercises plan with friendly and brotherly countries aiming to unify concepts and joint work between ground forces of the two countries as part of the series of joi...

KSrelief Distributes More Than 37 Tons of Food Baskets in Aden, Yemen

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Aden, King Salman Humanitarian Aid and Relief Center (KSrelief) distributed yesterday 37 tons and 450 kilograms of food baskets in Aden Governorate, Yemen, benefiting 2,100 individuals.This comes within the food security support project, which aims to distribute more than 192,000 food baskets weighing more than 20,000 tons to the needy and affected families in 15 Yemeni governorates.Source: Saudi Press Agency

Humanitarian Work Conforms a Firm Approach in Saudi Arabia’s Policy, Saudi Press Report

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Saudi newspapers highlighted in their editorials today a number of issues at local, regional and international arenas.Al-Bilad newspaper reported in its editorial that the humanitarian work is a firm approach in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia’s policy, since its inception until this prosperous era, led by the Custodian of the Two Holy Mosques King Salman bin Abdulaziz Al Saud and HRH Crown Prince.Through King Salman Humanitarian Aid and Relief Center (KSrelief), Saudi Arabia has provided a whole slew of various relief projects for more than 75 countries around the world, in addition to unremitting support of vaccines and preventive medical aid for countries most in need to confront the severe repercussions of COVID -19 pandemic, the paper said.Saudi Arabia, has, through its relief arm, provid...