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10,000 Ancient Lake Beds Among Archaeological Finds in Saudi Arabia Highlighted at Convention

RIYADH, Nov 13, 2017 – The Saudi Archaeology Convention, which concluded here recently, underscored the importance of the Kingdom as an archaeological treasure-trove and highlighted some of the most significant discoveries that have been made in the country so far. All these finds may alter our perception of the region’s history. Dr Ali Al Ghabban,…

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Statement by the Attorney General of the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia

Update on the investigations by the supreme anti-corruption committee His Excellency Sheikh Saud Al Mojeb, Attorney General of the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia and member of the supreme anti-corruption committee formed by Royal Order on Saturday November 4th, 2017, issued the following statement on Thursday November 9th: “The investigations of the supreme anti-corruption committee are…

Zahi Hawass- Saudi Arabia’s Archaeological Treasures Are Immensely Significant

Zahi Hawass: Saudi Arabia’s Archaeological Treasures Are Immensely Significant

RIYADH, November 8, 2017 – When we think of archaeology and exploration of ancient civilisations and artefacts, Saudi Arabia does not usually come to mind. Despite the Kingdom’s geographic location on the crossroads of the great human migration that took place many millennia ago, little did we know about the country’s distant past – until…

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Statement by a spokesman for the Center for International Communication, Kingdom of Saudi Arabia

A spokesman for the Center for International Communication, at the Ministry of Culture and Information, in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia, issued the following statement regarding the well-being of Prince Abdul Aziz bin Fahd: “There is no truth whatsoever to rumours circulating in media concerning Prince Abdul Aziz bin Fahd. Prince Abdul Aziz is alive…