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Saudi campaign distributes iftar meals to displaced Syrians

The Saudi National Campaign to Support Syrian Refugees continues distributing iftar meals to Syrian refugees in Lebanon and Turkey, and to the displaced in Syria, Saudi Press Agency said.
Some 40,000 Syrians benefited from these Saudi efforts at its stations in Syria and Antakia, Turkey, within its program during the holy month of Ramadan, the agency said. In this context, Director of the Saudi National"...

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Tons of unhygienic foods seized during Ramadan
June 25, 2017

Tons of foodstuffs produced from unauthorized factories were confiscated during the first three weeks of Ramadan, with the owners booked for producing unhygienic foods that could damage human health.
Following a tip-off given by a member of the public, the Ministry of Commerce and Investment (MCI) in coordination with the Civil Defense in Jeddah raided an unlicensed factory that was producing food on"...

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Over 1 million lab tests conducted on pilgrims at Makkah hospitals during Ramadan
June 25, 2017

More than 1 million laboratory tests were conducted on pilgrims at Makkah hospitals during Ramadan, the Ministry of Health announced here on Friday.
According to figures revealed by the ministry, a total of 362,457 samples were received and 1 million clinical reports were disbursed by these hospitals during Ramadan.
An official from the ministry said that during the same period, blood banks in"...

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Sisi ratifies Tiran and Sanafir agreement, cedes islands to Saudi Arabia
June 25, 2017

President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi ratified the maritime border demarcation agreement that cedes sovereignty over Tiran and Sanafir islands to Saudi Arabia on Saturday, according to a Cabinet statement. The Tiran and Sanafir agreement was passed with a majority in Parliament on June 14, with only 119 MPs voting against it. Sisi was able to seal the deal with Saudi Arabia after the Supreme Constitutional Court temporarily froze two contradictory rulings, one issued by the State Council in January and the other by the Court of Urgent Matters in April, on Wednesday. In June 2016 the State Council’s Court of Administrative Justice (CAJ) annulled the agreement signed by Prime Minister Sherif Ismail in April of the......

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Nissan names new COO for Saudi Arabia
June 25, 2017

Japanese automaker Nissan has appointed Bader El Houssami as the new chief operating officer for Saudi Arabia, effective July 1.

Based in Jeddah, Bader will be responsible for the company’s day-to-day operational functions as it continues to consolidate its robust position within the kingdom’s fiercely competitive automotive market, said the company in a statement.

A graduate"...

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Tons of unhygienic foods seized during Ramadan
June 25, 2017

Tons of foodstuffs produced from unauthorized factories were confiscated during the first three weeks of Ramadan, with the owners booked for producing unhygienic foods that could damage human health.
Following a tip-off given by a member of the public, the Ministry of Commerce and Investment (MCI) in coordination with the Civil Defense in Jeddah raided an unlicensed factory that was producing food on"...

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Over 1 million lab tests conducted on pilgrims at Makkah hospitals during Ramadan
June 25, 2017

More than 1 million laboratory tests were conducted on pilgrims at Makkah hospitals during Ramadan, the Ministry of Health announced here on Friday.
According to figures revealed by the ministry, a total of 362,457 samples were received and 1 million clinical reports were disbursed by these hospitals during Ramadan.
An official from the ministry said that during the same period, blood banks in"...

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