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Saudi Scholarship Students Participate In “Saudis Passed By Here”, Competition For Best Volunteer Project Abroad

RIYADH, December 5 (CIC) – In conjunction with World Volunteer Day, King Salman Youth Center in partnership with the Scholarship Agency of the Ministry of Education and the Cultural Attache has launched the first-of-its-kind initiative to boost volunteerism among Saudi scholarship students studying abroad. Entitled “Saudis Passed by Here,” the initiative centers on a competition…

Statement by the Attorney General, Kingdom of Saudi Arabia – Update on the proceedings of the Supreme Anti-Corruption Committee

The Attorney General Sheikh Saud Al-Mujib, a member of the Supreme Anti-Corruption Committee that was formed by Royal Order No. (A/38) on the 4th of November 2017, issued the following statement concerning the proceedings of the Committee to date. The number of individuals subpoenaed by the Committee stands at 320 individuals. Since the last update…

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Nasdaq In Deal To Modernise Tadawul Post-trade Technology Infrastructure

RIYADH, December 4 (CIC) – The Saudi Stock Exchange, Tadawul, said on Monday that it  has signed a deal with Nasdaq to modernise Tadawul’s post-trade technology infrastructure, including registry, depository and risk management technologies. These upgrades, which will be implemented by the second half of 2020, will replace existing solutions that were first implemented in…

OIC Health Ministers to Meet in Jeddah This Week to Discuss Polio Eradication and Other Strategic Objectives

Conference to focus on Strategic Action Plan on Health 2014-2023, including combating communicable and non-communicable diseases, health emergencies and disaster situations   RIYADH, December 3, 2017– Health ministers from the Organization of the Islamic Cooperation (OIC) member states will hold their sixth conference from December 5 to 7 in the Red Sea port city of…

Saudi Border Guards Seized Machine Guns, Explosives, Anti-Tank Missiles and RPG Launchers in Weapons Hauls Over 12 Months

Most arms were seized on the Saudi-Yemeni border; seizures come amid attempts by foreign agents to organize terrorist attacks in the Kingdom, official says   Over 6,000 smuggling attempts foiled; seizures include more than 3,500 small arms, light weapons and ammunition and over 18 million narcotic pills, 22 tonnes of cannabis and 2,311 tonnes of…

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Iran branded as ‘Godfather of terrorism’ and exporter of extremism

Cairo, November 28, 2017 – The role of Iran as the ‘Godfather of terrorism’ since 1979 has been highlighted at today’s Cairo Conference of Arab Information Ministers. In a speech to the Cairo Conference, Saudi Minister of Culture and Information Dr. Awwad Al-Awwad said that “Iran has been…the Godfather of terrorism since its inception.” Dr.…