A Saudi woman was killed along with her 6 children in a horrific accident in the Governorate of Sabya in the province of Jazan. The heavy death toll resulting from the accident prompted Transportation Minister to sack Jazan Roads director and launch an inquiry involving other officials.
The Saudi Food and Drug Authority (SFDA) has decided to temporarily ban imports of fresh, frozen and manufactured guava from Egypt due to pesticide residues proved to be higher than the global limit.
The temporary ban will come into effect on Thursday, Jan. 18, and will continue until the governmental control agencies in Egypt prove that the frozen and processed guava products are free from pesticide residues and comply with the maximum limits allowed in the Gulf Standard Specifications approved by the SFDA.
Saudi Arabia has said that its forces intercepted and destroyed a ballistic missile fired by Houthi militias targeting the southern province of Jazan on Tuesday.
Saudi women have attended a football match in Saudi Arabia for the first time as part of reforms spearheaded by the kingdom’s crown prince.
Saudi Interior Minister Prince Abdulaziz bin Saud bin Nayef arrived in Kuwait on Saturday on a three-day visit during which he would hold talks with Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Interior Sheikh Khaled Al-Jarrah Al-Sabah on security cooperation between the two countries.
Saudi authorities in Al Taif governorate suspended nurses who allegedly abused a newborn in a hospital ward for infants, a footage that captured a nurse and her friends horrifically assaulting the infant went viral online sparking outrage among users, authorities managed to identify several nurses who are now suspects in the case, They have since been suspended as an ongoing investigation takes place and appropriate measures will be taken against anyone whose involvement is evident in the case.