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The US embassy in Saudi Arabia announced the expansion of the Tourist Visa Renewal Interview Waiver Program for Saudi citizens who apply for US tourist visas. The US embassy in Riyadh in a post on @Twitter said, “Good news for Saudi citizens: We are pleased to announce the expansion of the Tourist Visa Renewal Interview Waiver Program to include certain applicants who are 40 years of age or older or 17 years of age or younger.” In January 2022, the US missions exempted Saudi citizens aged 50 and above from attending personal interviews to attain US tourist visas. The embassy…

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Iranian Officials argue that, after long periods of tough relationships between Tehran and Riyadh, there are attempts to gather both sides on a table in Iraq soon. Iraqi Prime Minister Mohammad Shia al-Sudani said: “Iran-Saudi Arabia are interested in resuming these negotiations under the supervision of Baghdad, and a meeting will be held in Baghdad soon.“ On the other hand, “Fouad Hossein”, the Iraqi foreign minister stated that, the crown prince of Saudi Arabia, asked Iraq to host the meeting of the foreign ministers of Iran and Saudi Arabia. “the meeting will be held very soon”. He added. In this…

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Warning of high winds and dust storms, thunderstorms, snow, drops in temperature and frost, and rising tides, have been issued by authorities in Saudi Arabia until Friday. Surface winds of over 60 kph could result in dust storms causing little or no visibility in regions including Tabuk, Al-Jawf, the Northern Borders Region, Hail, Al-Qassim, the Eastern Province, Riyadh, Makkah and Madinah. On Wednesday, moderate to heavy thunderstorms, torrential rain and hail are expected to affect Tabuk regions, the Northern Borders Region, Al-Jawf, the Eastern Province, and most parts of Hail and Al-Qassim.

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Saudi Design Festival SDF plans to participate in the World Design Summit to be held in Tokyo in October this year. SDF recently hosted the second Saudi Design Festival in Riyadh. SDF is now an official member of World Design Weeks and will work with international counterparts. “Aligning with the events and activities of the organization, Saudi Design Festival has started discussions with Hicham Lahlou special envoy and regional advisor to the Middle East and North Africa of WDO,” SDF said in a statement. As a member of the World Design Weeks, it will develop cross-event collaborations and design promotion…

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Saudi Arabia’s King Salman received a written message from Kuwaiti Crown Prince Sheikh Meshal Al-Ahmad Al-Jaber Al-Sabah. The message talked about strong bilateral relations between the two nations and ways to support and enhance them in various fields. The Kingdom’s Deputy Foreign Minister Waleed bin Abdulkarim Al-Khuraiji received the letter during a meeting with the Kuwaiti ambassador to Saudi Arabia, Sheikh Ali Al-Khaled Al-Jaber Al-Sabah in Riyadh. Al-Khuraiji and Al-Sabah reviewed bilateral relations and discussed ways to enhance them in various fields. During the meeting, they also exchanged views on issues of shared interest.

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