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.
The Ministry of Interior today released an update on the August 6 terrorist attack on worshipers in a mosque at Special Emergency Forces Command in Asir Province. The attack resulted in the death of 11 security personnel and 4 Bangladeshi workers, wounded 33 others.
The suicide bomber was identified as Yousef Suleiman Abdullah Al-Suleiman, Saudi national, who is linked with a terrorist group. The terrorist group includes the following Saudi nationals:
The Ministry of Interior today identified the dead suicide bombers in the attack on the Ridha Mosque in Mahasin neighborhood in Ahsa, as 22 year old Saudi national Abdulrahman bin Abdullah bin Suleiman Al-Tuwaijri. Al-Tuwaijri had previously been arrested for participation in demonstrations demanding the release of suspected terrorist detainees. The second would be suicide bomber was identified as Egyptian national Talha Hisham Mohammed Abdo. Abod was issued a Saudi visitor visa along with his family to visit his father, Hesham Mohammed Abdou Abdelhalim, Egyptian national.
The Ministry of Interior announced today that two suicide bombers had been prevented from entering Al-Imam Al-Reda Mosque in Al-Mahasen District of Al-Ahsa Governorate while worshipers were performing Friday Prayer.
The Saudi Fund for Development deposited its share of support for the Palestinian Authority’s budget. Saudi Ambassador to Egypt Ahmed Abdulaziz Kattan announced today that the Kingdom transferred its payments for October, November and December 2015, totaling $60 million, to the Palestinian National Authority.
King Salman bin Abdulaziz address at the G-20 Summit
In the name of Allah, the merciful, Your Excellency President Recep Tayyip Erdogan, President of the sisterly Turkish Republic, Your excellencies, Peace and Allah's mercy and blessings be upon you.
Minister of Foreign Affairs Prince Saud Al-Faisal statement at the
Donors’ Conference for the Republic of Somalia
New York City
23 September 2011
In the Name of God, the Merciful, the Compassionate
Your Excellency Mr. Ban Ki-moon, Secretary-General of the United Nations,
Excellencies, Ladies and Gentlemen,
Peace be with you and the mercy and blessings of God,
(WASHINGTON, DC) – Custodian of the Two Holy Mosques King Abdullah bin Abdulaziz announced a record budget of expenditures for FY 2010, totaling more than $146 billion, with more than a quarter of the funds designated for education. The FY 2010 educational funding represents a 13% increase over FY 2009.
“The allocation of SR137.6 billion ($36.7 billion) for education and training emphasizes the government’s desire to invest in Saudi citizens, considering human development as the core of real development,” said Dr. Ali Al-Attiyah, Deputy Minister of Higher Education.
(WASHINGTON, DC) – Today, Saudi Ambassador to the United States Adel bin Ahmed Al-Jubeir hosted a farewell reception at the Royal Embassy of Saudi Arabia in Washington, DC to honor participants of the Arab American Business Fellowship Program (AABF). This program, launched in 2007, is a joint effort between the National U.S. Arab Chamber of Commerce (NUSACC), U.S. Center for Citizen Diplomacy, Business for Diplomatic Action, and Young Arab Leaders.
(WASHINGTON, DC) – A National Awareness Campaign to Combat Breast Cancer has been inaugurated in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia to coincide with international Breast Cancer Awareness month. The campaign is led by Princess Hessah bint Trad Al-Shaalan, the Honorary President of the Zahra Breast Cancer Association and wife of the Custodian of the Two Holy Mosques King Abdullah bin Abdulaziz, and Princess Rima bint Abdullah bin Abdulaziz. It officially launched on October 10.