Saudi Arabia, Cuba unified and firm against terror and extremism: Al-Jubeir

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Saudi Arabia Foreign Minister Adel Al-Jubeir. (SPA)
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Houthis have targeted navel traffic on the Red Sea. (Reuters)
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Iranian-backed Houthi militia have fired missiles toward the Makkah. (Reuters)
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Houthi missiles are responsible for the deaths for civilians in Saudi Arabia. (Reuters)
Updated 03 April 2018

Saudi Arabia, Cuba unified and firm against terror and extremism: Al-Jubeir

  • Saudi foreign minister and the Cuban president discussed international developments during their meeting
  • Saudi Arabia and Cuba agreed on a number of issues, including a unified stance against terrorism

London: Saudi Arabia’s Foreign Minister Adel Al-Jubeir has met with Cuban President Raul Castro in Havana on Tuesday.
During his visit to the presidential residence, Jubeir extended the greetings of King Salman and Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman.
The Saudi FM and Cuban president discussed ties between the two countries, as well as recent developments across the globe.

 

Also, in attendance at the meeting were the director general of the office of the Minister of Foreign Affairs Khalid bin Musaed Al-Anqari and the Saudi Ambassador to Cuba, Faisal bin Musallat Al-Mandil.
Jubeir said they agreed on a number of issues including the “unified and firm stance against extremism and terrorism.”
Iranian-back Houthi militia are among the terrorist groups to have targeted the Kingdom. They have been responsible for missiles toward Makkah and the Saudi capital Riyadh.

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Houthi terror

Houthi militia, who are backed by Iran, have fired missiles indiscriminately toward Saudi Arabia, killing and injuring civilians.


500 visitors from 60 countries visit historic Jeddah

Visitors also attended a folkloric show including “Ardah” traditional dance, oboe and other artistic exhibitions, all performed by an artistic group. (Supplied)
Updated 12 November 2019

500 visitors from 60 countries visit historic Jeddah

  • Visitors attended a folkloric show including “Ardah” traditional dance

JEDDAH: Five hundred guests from 60 countries today toured the Historic ​​Jeddah area. The guests had already attended the international conference “Sustainable Marine Development Towards 2030 and Beyond” organized this month by the Public Transport Authority (PTA) in cooperation with the International Maritime Organization.

The tour included Umrah in Makkah and a visit to Historic Jeddah in the presence of the Vice President of the PTA Fareed Al-Qahtani and the authority’s employees.

The tour started from “Bab El-Madinah” (the city’s gate) and ended with a visit to “Beit Nassif” (Nassif Mansion), during which the visitors were acquainted with the house’s architecture and interior designs, and dined in the traditional houses to experience the authentic Saudi Hijazi flavor.

Visitors were accompanied by Samir Qumsani, founder and chairman of the Saudi Tour Guides Association, and tour guide Sami Khiari. They were given a full explanation of the history of the city and its various historical epochs, including ancient methods of construction with excavated stones, and “Rawashin” artistic designs that characterize the Hijazi traditional houses in Jeddah.

Visitors also attended a folkloric show including “Ardah” traditional dance, oboe and other artistic exhibitions, all performed by an artistic group.