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Riyadh Season events halted due to heavy rain and wind 

Arab News 15 Jan 2022
RIYADH. Moderate wind and heavy rain in Riyadh on Friday caused many outdoor events to close for public safety as part of Riyadh Season ... Turki Al-Sheikh, CEO of the General Entertainment Authority and chairman of Riyadh Season, tweeted that due to the weather conditions in Riyadh, events had to be postponed ... Riyadh Season tweeted out shortly after.
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Changing times for Saudi’s morality police

Taipei Times 14 Jan 2022
AFP, RIYADH ... Rima, a 27-year-old Saudi woman, vapes at a coffee shop in downtown Riyadh on Jan. 26 last year ... “Before, the main authority known in Saudi Arabia was the Commission for the Promotion of Virtue ... Many ordinary Saudis, such as Lama, a woman puffing a cigarette in the center of Riyadh, say they are not shedding tears for the agents ... .
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Saudi's 'mutawa' faces changing times

The Manila Times 14 Jan 2022
RIYADH, Saudi Arabia. In deeply conservative Saudi Arabia the religious police once elicited terror, chasing men and women out of malls to pray and berating anyone seen mingling with the opposite sex ... Many ordinary Saudis such as Lama, a woman puffing a cigarette in the center of the capital Riyadh, say they are not shedding tears for the agents ... .
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Radisson plans fourfold increase in Saudi hotels with Kingdom’s growth second to China

Arab News 12 Jan 2022
Doubling of the group's presence in Jeddah with the addition of over 600 rooms, most of which will open in 2022 with the launch of the Radisson Individuals brand in the region The recent opening of Radisson Hotel Riyadh Airport, with upcoming openings that include the Radisson ...
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Mining sector in Saudi Arabia yields huge revenues, says minister

Gulf Daily News 12 Jan 2022
 . Al Khorayef was speaking after inaugurating Future Minerals Forum at the King Abdulaziz International Conference Center in Riyadh today (January 12).  . Welcoming the gathering, he said ...   ...   ...   ...   ...   ...   ...   ...   ...   ...   ...   ...  . .
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Saudi - KSrelief Masam Project Dismantles 2,427 Mines in Yemen during One Week

MENA FN 09 Jan 2022
(MENAFN - Saudi Press Agency) Riyadh, January 09, 2022, SPA -- King Salman Humanitarian Aid and Relief Center's (KSrelief) project for clearing mines in Yemen (Masam) demined 2,427 mines during the ... .
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New Saudi music school is hitting all the right notes

Arab News 06 Jan 2022
The center also aims to popularize a number of other instruments in the country ... Although the services provided by the center are currently limited to the Taif area, bin Hussein said that there are plans to expand during the next two months and open centers in six cities across the Kingdom, including Riyadh, Jeddah and Dammam.
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Ethiopia: Returned Tigrayans Detained, Abused [EN/AR]

Reliefweb 05 Jan 2022
In December 2020, Human Rights Watch identified a deportation center in Riyadh holding hundreds of migrant workers in degrading conditions, most of them Ethiopians ... He said that the detention center “was a difficult place”. ... After 14 months in the Riyadh detention center, Kaleb was transferred to Shmeisei deportation center in Jeddah.
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Ethiopia: Returned Tigrayans Detained, Abused

Human Rights Watch 05 Jan 2022
In December 2020, Human Rights Watch identified a deportation center in Riyadh holding hundreds of migrant workers in degrading conditions, most of them Ethiopians ... He said that the detention center “was a difficult place”. ... After 14 months in the Riyadh detention center, Kaleb was transferred to Shmeisei deportation center in Jeddah.
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Close-door ministerial meeting to headline upcoming Riyadh mineral summit

Arab News 04 Jan 2022
RIYADH ... The special session will feature presentations and discussions “critical to the future of the mining industry,” the ministry said, as it announced more details of the three-day Riyadh summit to take place at the King Abdulaziz International Conference Center.
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Saudi aid agency chief meets Ethiopian envoy in Riyadh

Arab News 04 Jan 2022
RIYADH. The General Supervisor of the King Salman Humanitarian Aid and Relief Center Abdullah Al-Rabeeah on Tuesday met the Ethiopian Ambassador to Saudi Arabia Lencho Elie Bati in Riyadh. During their meeting at the center’s headquarters, they discussed a range of issues related to humanitarian and relief affairs.
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Saudi aid center, UNHCR sign agreement to help Yemeni people

Arab News 02 Jan 2022
RIYADH. The King Salman Humanitarian Aid and Relief Center on Sunday signed an agreement with the UN High Commissioner for Refugees to provide shelter and support for displaced families across Yemen ... to the Gulf Cooperation Council for Arab States, signed the agreement in Riyadh.

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