Wednesday, January 19

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Second Batch of Saudi Relief Land Bridge Arrives in Afghanistan

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Kabul, A total of 19 trucks laden with 483 tons of food and shelter assistances Tuesday arrived in Afghanistan, representing the second batch of the Saudi relief land bridge that King Salman Humanitarian Aid and Relief Center (KSrelief) had dispatched from Pakistan to help the needy and affected people in Afghanistan.KSrelief handed over as many as 10 trucks, which included 7,000 bags of flour, 3,500 food baskets, 2,379 blankets and 1,755 winter bags, to the Afghani Red Crescent in Kabul. As for the other 9 trucks, which included 8,000 bags of flour, 4,000 food baskets, 1,600 blankets and 800 winter bags, they were handed over to the Afghani Red Crescent in Jalalabad to be distributed to the affected families and the neediest people in different regions.The Saudi relief land bridge contain...

Attempts to Smuggle 2.8 Million Amphetamine Pills, 627 Kilograms of Hashish, 28.946 Tons of Khat Foiled

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Riyadh, Spokesperson of the General Directorate of Border Guards Colonel Misfer Al-Greini said that close security follow ups for drug traffickers and smugglers have resulted in foiling an attempt to smuggle 2.8 million Amphetamine pills and arresting the recipient in cooperation and coordination with the General Directorate of Narcotics Control and the Facilities Security Forces, through the eastern borders. This is in addition to foiling attempts to smuggle 627 kilograms of Hashish and 28.946 tons of Khat through the southern border of the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia.The spokesperson said that 35 accused persons of smuggling and receiving these narcotics were arrested, including 27 citizens, seven Yemenis and an Ethiopian who are border security violators, and all preliminary legal procedure...

Kuwaiti Cabinet strongly condemns continued threat of terrorist Houthi militia to security of Saudi Arabia

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Kuwaiti, The Kuwaiti Cabinet has expressed its condemnation and denunciation in the strongest terms, the Iran-backed terrorist militia's continued threat to the security of the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia by targeting the southern region with three drones.During its weekly meeting chaired by Sheikh Sabah Khaled Al-Hamad Al-Sabah, Prime Minister of Kuwait, the Council made it clear that the continuation of these aggressive practices and targeting civilians, civilian areas, the security of the Kingdom and the stability of the region constitutes a flagrant violation of the rules of international and humanitarian law, and requires the international community to move quickly and decisively to deter these threats, and hold the perpetrators accountable.The Kuwaiti Cabinet also condemned the armed rob...

Arab Parliament: Houthi Militia’s Continued Terrorist Attacks towards Saudi Arabia Undermines Security and Stability in the Region

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Cairo, The Arab Parliament has condemned the continuation of terrorist attacks by the Houthi militia towards the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia, the latest of which was the launch of three drones towards the southern region, which the coalition forces supporting legitimacy in Yemen have intercepted successfully.In a statement yesterday, the Arab Parliament called on the international community to act urgently and work immediately to stop supplying the terrorist Houthi militia with weapons it uses in its military operations against civilians and innocents, stressing that the continuation of the Houthi coup militia in its terrorist acts proves that it is not ready to participate in efforts to resolve the crisis in Yemen peacefully.The Parliament held the Iranian regime full responsible for all terr...

KSrelief Distributes over 36 Tons of Food Baskets in Kabul, Afghanistan

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Kabul, King Salman Humanitarian Aid and Relief Center (KSrelief) has continued distributing food and shelter aid to the needy families in Afghanistan.KSrelief distributed Saturday 400 food baskets weighing 36.40 tons in Qala-e-Fathullah District of Kabul, Afghanistan, benefiting 1,400 individuals.The aid comes as a part of the Saudi relief airlift dispatched by KSrelief recently to support Afghan people.Source: Saudi Press Agency

International Camel Organization Approves Many Projects and Programs related to Camels

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Riyadh, The Board of Directors of the International Camel Organization (ICO) held its meeting today, under the chairmanship of Prince Sultan bin Saud bin Mohammed, Vice President of the ICO, on behalf of Founder and Chairman of the ICO Fahd bin Hathlin.During the meeting, the ICO’s Board of Directors discussed the topics listed on the agenda and the adoption of the ICO’s strategic plan. It also reviewed the plan for holding the International Forum for Camel and the Desert, as it approved holding it within the activities of the next edition of King Abdulaziz Camel Festival.The ICO’s Board of Directors approved the implementation of a number of programs with King Abdulaziz Public Library, as well as the work plan with the FAO for the Year of Camelids 2024.Source: Saudi Press Agency