The Saudi Embassy was lit up blue in honor of World Autism Awareness Day Saturday night.
In 2007, the United Nations declared April 2 as World Autism Awareness Day with the goal of bringing the world's attention to autism.
Saudi Specialized Clinics at Al-Zaatari Camp in Amman, Jordan has distributed infant formula to Syrian refugees through the medical project Grow, Healthy and Safely.
The Ministry of Foreign Affairs today condemned the heinous massacre perpetrated by Bashar Al-Assad's forces in the Eastern Ghouta area of Damascus, resulting in dozens of deaths, mostly women and children. The ministry added that this massacre confirms the continuation of Al-Assad in his crimes against the Syrian people and violation of the cessation of hostilities. Saudi Arabia voiced its insistence on the call for international efforts to resolve the existing political crisis, which has so far ended in failure.
US President Barack Obama received at the White House yesterday, Presidents and representatives of countries participating in the Nuclear Security Summit Conference for 2016.
The event was attended by head of the delegation of the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia to the Summit, Dr. Hashim bin Abdullah Yamani who is the President of King Abdullah City for Atomic and Renewable Energy. This summit comes after three sessions of the Nuclear Security Summit held previously in Washington in 2010, Seoul in 2012 and The Hague in 2014.
The King Salman Center for Relief and Humanitarian Aid (KSRELIEF) distributed 4,500 food baskets in Taiz, Yemen as part of its project of the distribution of 100,000 food baskets to those affected in the region.
In accordance with Executive Order (E.O.) 13224, which targets terrorists and those providing support to terrorists or acts of terrorism, Saudi Arabia and the United States have jointly taken action to disrupt fundraising and support networks for terrorist purposes by imposing sanctions on the following four individuals and two organizations:
James Alexander McLintock
Muhammad Ijaz Safarash
Abdul Aziz Nuristani
Al-Rahmah Welfare Organization
The Jamia Asariya Madrassa
Dr. Hashim Abdullah Yamani, President of King Abdullah City for Atomic and Renewable Energy (KA-CARE) will lead the Kingdom’s high-ranking delegation to the 4th Nuclear Security Summit scheduled to be held during in Washington 31 March – 1 April 2016.
Crown Prince Mohammed bin Naif bin Abdulaziz, Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Interior received at the Ministry of Interior today U.S. Ambassador to the Kingdom Dr. Joseph W. Westphal. During the meeting, they discussed a number of issues of common interest between the Kingdom and the United States of America for the enhancement of bilateral relations between the two friendly countries. The meeting was attended by Deputy Interior Minister Abdulrahman bin Ali Al-Rubaia and Deputy Director General of General Intelligence Lieutenant General Abdullah bin Ali Al-Qarni.
The King Salman Humanitarian Aid and Relief Center (KSRELIEF) distributed yesterday 4,000 food baskets in the areas of Mashrah and Hadnan and villages surrounding them in the Yemeni Taiz Governorate. This comes within the distribution project of 100,000 food baskets to be sent to this area within the coming days.
The Custodian of the Two Holy Mosques King Salman bin Abdulaziz Al Saud chaired the Cabinet's session at Al-Yamamah Palace in Riyadh this afternoon.
King Salman commenced the meeting by briefing the Cabinet on the outcomes of his talks with South African President Jacob Zuma during which they reviewed the fields of cooperation and ways of enhancing them, particularly in the military field. The King also briefed the Cabinet on the outcomes of his meeting with the Speaker of Georgian Parliament Davit Usupashvili.