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KSRelief Aid Reaches 43 Families on Yemeni Islands Dotted with Mines

King Salman Humanitarian Relief Center (KSRelief) distributed food baskets to 43 families, comprising 205 individuals, on Fasht and Buklan Islands, off the coast of Midi in Hajjah governorate, north-west Yemen, on Thursday. These islanders are surrounded by sea mines thrown indiscriminately by the Iranian-backed Houthis on the shores of the two islands, endangering the lives…

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Arab Coalition Forces Hand Over 27 Former Child Soldiers to Legitimate Yemeni Government

Riyadh, January 25 (CIC) – Arab coalition forces in Yemen handed over, yesterday, 27 former child soldiers to a representative of the legitimate government of Yemen. They were arrested during military confrontations with Houthi coup militias on the border of Saudi Arabia, an official source said. The source pointed out that Iran’s Houthi coup militias…

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Saudi Arabia Offers First Look at Launch of Innovative Country Benchmark Platform at Davos 2018

DAVOS, January 23, 2018 — The Kingdom of Saudi Arabia on Tuesday unveiled a first look at the Kingdom’s unique data tool for measuring its performance trajectory in relation to other nations. The International Performance Hub (IPH) – an interactive platform designed to track over 500 Key Performance Indicators under 12 main pillars that enables…

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Nine Football Players from Saudi Professional League Sign Loan Contracts with Spanish Clubs

RIYADH, January 22 (CIC) – Nine footballers from the Saudi Professional League (SPL) have signed loan contracts to play with Spanish clubs this year, under an agreement between the Saudi General Sports Authority (GSA) and the Spanish Football Federation. A ceremony marking the signing of the nine football players to Spanish clubs was held in…

Baby Haneen is Moved Out of Intensive Care at King Abdullah Specialized Children's Hospital in Riyadh

Baby Haneen is Moved Out of Intensive Care at King Abdullah Specialized Children’s Hospital in Riyadh

RIYADH, January 19 (CIC) – Palestinian newborn baby Haneen is in a stable condition and has been moved from pediatric intensive care to a children’s ward, 10 days after a successful operation to separate her from her conjoined parasitic twin. Dr Abdullah bin Abdulaziz Al-Rabeeah, Royal Court advisor, General Supervisor of King Salman Humanitarian Aid…

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King Fahd University of Petroleum & Minerals Ranks 7th Globally in Number of Patents Issued

RIYADH, January 16 (CIC) – King Fahd University of Petroleum & Minerals (KFUPM) ranks seventh among the top 10 universities in the world in terms of the number of patents granted by the US Patent Office. The Riyadh-based university filed 183 patents in 2017, surpassing Johns Hopkins University, Harvard College and California Institute of Technology.…