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  1. The Waldorf Astoria Jeddah - Qasr Alsharq wins prestigious World Luxury Hotel AwardRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 20, 2015 | AME Info

    The Waldorf Astoria Jeddah - Qasr Al Sharq has been recognized at the World Luxury Hotel Awards by being voted as the Country Winner in the Luxury Hotel category. The honour was announced at the eighth annual World Luxury Hotel Awards that were celebrated at the Bay Hotel in Camps Bay, Cape Town, South Africa, where the award certificate was received on behalf of the Waldorf Astoria - Qasr Al Sharq by Mr. Andreas Jersabeck, General Manager of the Conrad Dubai.

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  2. Riyadh to ink recruitment deals with DhakaRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 20, 2015 | The Daily Star

    "The draft agreements for the recruitment of workers will be signed between the Ministry of Labour and its counterparts in other countries," reported Arab News quoting Saudi Culture and Information Minister Abdul Aziz Al-Khodairy today. "It is good news for us.

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  3. WHO is Notified of Five Cases of MERS-CoV in Saudi ArabiaRead the original story

    Jan 20, 2015 | Infection Control Today

    Between Jan. 6 and Jan. 9, 2015, the National IHR Focal Point for the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia notified the World Health Organization of five additional cases of Middle East respiratory syndrome coronavirus infection, including one death. 1. A 91-year-old male from Riyadh city developed symptoms on Jan. 4 and was admitted to a hospital on Jan. 6. The patient has comorbidities.

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  4. Middle East respiratory syndrome coronavirus (MERS-CoV) - Saudi ArabiaRead the original story

    Jan 20, 2015 | World Health Organization

    Between 6 and 9 January 2015, the National IHR Focal Point for the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia notified WHO of 5 additional cases of Middle East respiratory syndrome coronavirus infection, including 1 death. A 91-year-old male from Riyadh city who developed symptoms on 4 January and was admitted to hospital on 6 January.

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  5. Ahsan opens new MRP facility at Jeddah consulate : January 19, 2015,Read the original story w/Photo

    Jan 19, 2015 | Daily Times

    JEDDAH Minister of Planning, National Reforms and Development Ahsan Iqbal inaugurated a new hall for machine readable passports at the Pakistani consulate in Jeddah in the presence of Ambassador Manzoor ul Haq. Vice Counselor Asif Hussain Memon said that the newly constructed hall is designed to double the capacity for issuance of MRPs.

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  6. Fawaz Alhokair Group launches first KidZania branch in Saudi ArabiaRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 17, 2015 | AME Info

    Fawaz Alhokair Group celebrated on Friday January 16, 2015 the official opening of the first KidZania in Saudi Arabia, located at Mall of Arabia in Jeddah. KidZania is described as the world's fastest-growing edutainment brand, introducing kids to more than 80 careers in an indoor replica of a real-life city, complete with kid-sized streets, buildings, utilities and vehicles.

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  7. Saudi activist to be flogged in public, group saysRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 12, 2015 | WGAL-TV Lancaster

    Prominent Saudi online activist Raif Badawi will be flogged for the first time in public on Friday following prayers in front of a mosque in Jeddah, according to Amnesty International. Badawi was sentenced to 10 years in prison, 1,000 lashes and a fine of 1 million Saudi Arabian riyals in May 2014 by a Saudi court accusing him of insulting Islam, said his wife and a source who followed the case closely.

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  8. Gulf Air starts new services to SaudiRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 10, 2015 | The Peninsula

    Doha: The Kingdom of Bahrain's national carrier, Gulf Air, launched the airline's direct operations to Prince Nayef bin Abdulaziz Regional Airport and Ta'if Regional Airport from yesterday with four flights per week to each destination. 1 comment

  9. Saudi activist to be flogged in publicRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 9, 2015 | CNN

    Prominent Saudi online activist Raif Badawi will be flogged for the first time in public on Friday following prayers in front of a mosque in Jeddah, according to Amnesty International. Badawi was sentenced to 10 years in prison, 1,000 lashes and a fine of 1 million Saudi Arabian riyals in May 2014 by a Saudi court accusing him of insulting Islam, said his wife and a source who followed the case closely.

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  10. Groups Demand End to 'Inhumane Punishment' of Saudi DissidentRead the original story

    Jan 8, 2015 | Common Dreams

    Activist Raif Badawi is scheduled to receive the first 50 of 1,000 lashes on Friday morning as part of his sentence for dissent. Saudi Arabian activist and dissident Raif Badawi, who was sentenced to 10 years in prison in 2014, is scheduled to receive the first 50 of 1,000 public lashes on Friday in the city of Jeddah in what human rights advocates say is part of a larger trend of crackdowns on free speech and criticism of the Saudi kingdom since the Arab Spring uprising in 2011.

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  11. Saudi Arabia preps to reopen embassy in Iraq after 24 yearsRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 4, 2015 | Al Bawaba

    A Saudi delegation is set to visit Iraq this week in order to prepare the ground for the reopening of the Saudi Embassy in Baghdad, 24 years after the Kingdom closed its diplomatic mission there. A technical committee from the Foreign Ministry will leave for Baghdad this week to coordinate with the Iraqi Foreign Ministry on the necessary arrangements for selecting appropriate buildings for both missions, said a report, published by SPA.

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  12. Rotana reinforces local presence with upcoming launch of new...Read the original story w/Photo

    Dec 30, 2014 | AME Info

    The hospitality sector in the Kingdom is one of the pillars of the national economy given the influx of millions of pilgrims every year to the Two Holy Mosques. The growing prosperity of this vital sector reflects the strength of the Saudi economy.

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  13. 35 stranded Sri Lankan maids to be repatriated from Saudi ArabiaRead the original story

    Dec 26, 2014 | Colombo Page

    Dec 27, Riyadh: Sri Lankan consulate in Jeddah is preparing to repatriate 35 housemaids, who were stranded in Saudi Arabia due to various reasons, Arab News reported. The Sri Lankan Consulate in Jeddah is making arrangements to repatriate the housemaids beginning from next week, Consul General Adambawa Uthuma Lebbe has told Arab News.

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  14. Grand mufti: Lebanon in the heart of Saudi ArabiaRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 26, 2014 | The Daily Star

    BEIRUT: Lebanon's Grand Mufti Sheikh Abdel-Latif Derian returned from Jeddah to Beirut Friday evening after visiting Saudi Arabia on an invitation from Saudi King Abdullah bin Abdul-Aziz, the National News Agency reported. During his visit, Derian met with a number of high-ranking officials in the kingdom to discuss current developments in Lebanon and the region.

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  15. Saudi issues 'final warning' on high-speed rail projectRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 25, 2014 | The China Post

    Saudi Arabia has given a "final warning" to avoid delays on an US$8.2 billion high-speed rail project which Spanish and Saudi firms are helping to build. The Haramain High Speed Rail system is to transport Muslim pilgrims, as well as regular travelers, 450 kilometers between the holy cities of Mecca and Medina via the Red Sea port of Jeddah.

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  16. Gulf Air expands Saudi Arabia network with two new destinationsRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 22, 2014 | AME Info

    The Kingdom of Bahrain's national carrier, Gulf Air, announced further growth of its network in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia with services to two new destinations - Gassim and Taif, taking the total number of Saudi Arabian cities serviced by the airline to 6. Services to Gassim and Taif will begin from 10th January 2015 with 4 flights per week to each city. Announcing the new destinations Gulf Air Acting Chief Executive Officer Maher Salman Al Musallam said, "Bahrain's relationship with the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia is a longstanding one and our national carrier's ties to our neighbour date back to our maiden service to Dhahran in 1950. 1 comment

  17. Chief executive of KAEC knows megacity won't be built in a dayRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 19, 2014 | The Globe and Mail

    It is hot outside but I am freezing inside the five-star Bay La Sun hotel in King Abdullah Economic City, the new $100-billion city being carved out of the Saudi Arabian desert on the Red Sea. Saudis, like Americans, like to keep their buildings meat-locker cool and I regret not having packed a sweater even though it's 32C and humid this time of the year.

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  18. Elaf's successful marketing tour finishes in Malaysia and IndonesiaRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 16, 2014 | Al Bawaba

    The Elaf Group of Companies recently capped off its successful marketing tour which aimed at recognizing the significant contributions made by its agents in Malaysia and Indonesia. The marketing tour, which started in November this year, was directed to increasing more awareness on the diverse tour package offerings of the Elaf Group of Companies.

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  19. Female Saudi fan red-carded for entering men-only stadiumRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 14, 2014 | The Daily Star

    Al Hilal's Thiago Neves fights for the ball with Al Nassr's Mohamed Husain during their Abdul Latif Jameel League soccer match in Riyadh December 13, 2014. REUTERS/Faisal Al Nasser JEDDAH, Saudi Arabia: A female fan who disguised herself to infiltrate the male-only domain of a football stadium in Saudi Arabia has been red-carded, a police statement obtained Sunday says.

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  20. Female Saudi Arabian soccer fan red-carded for entering men-only stadiumRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 14, 2014 | The Raw Story

    Spectators watch a friendly match between Saudi Arabia and Uruguay at King Abdullah stadium in Jeddah on October 10, 2014 A female fan who disguised herself to infiltrate the male-only domain of a football stadium in Saudi Arabia has been red-carded, a police statement obtained on Sunday says. But one female supporter managed to sneak into a Friday fixture of the Abdul Latif Jameel Saudi professional league at Al-Jawhara stadium in the Red Sea city of Jeddah.

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