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Morocco: Saudi Man at Risk of Forced Return

Human Rights Watch 26 Jan 2023
(Beirut) – Moroccan authorities may extradite a Saudi citizen to Saudi Arabia, where he is at serious risk of arbitrary detention, torture, and an unfair trial, Human Rights Watch said today ... Al Rabea belongs to the Shia minority, which faces systemic discrimination by the Saudi state.
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Morocco: Saudi national could face torture if forced to return

Amnesty 26 Jan 2023
Saudi Arabian citizen Hassan Al Rabea, who was detained at Marrakesh airport in Morocco on his way to Türkiye on 14 January 2023, must not be returned to Saudi Arabia where he would be at real risk of torture and other human rights violations, Amnesty International said today.
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Saudis can rent out their residential units for Hajj pilgrims

Gulf News 25 Jan 2023
Saudi citizens can now rent out their residential units for Hajj pilgrims, local media reported ... The bylaw on private tourism hospitality approved by Ahmed Al Khateeb, Minister of Tourism, said that Saudi citizens can get a permit to rent out their residential units to tourists for a fee.
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Saudi Arabia set to receive two million pilgrims for Haj 2023

The Siasat Daily 25 Jan 2023
The Kingdom of Saudi Arabia (KSA) is prepared to receive two million Muslim pilgrims, to perform Haj this year, as the kingdom has lifted COVID-19 pandemic-induced limits, the Saudi Press Agency (SPA) reported ... Saudi. Haj 2023 registration opens for residents, citizens ... Saudi Arabia lifts limit on number of pilgrims.
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Saudi Arabia set to receive 2m Hajj pilgrims this year

Gulf News 24 Jan 2023
Saudi Arabia is prepared to receive 2 million Muslim pilgrims at this year’s Hajj as the kingdom has lifted pandemic-induced limits, a senior government official has said ... In yet a new facilitating step, Saudi Arabia has said its citizens can apply to invite their friends abroad to visit the kingdom and perform umrah.
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Saudi Arabia set to receive two million Hajj pilgrims this year

Gulf News 24 Jan 2023
Saudi Arabia is prepared to receive 2 million Muslim pilgrims at this year’s Hajj as the kingdom has lifted pandemic-induced limits, a senior government official has said ... In yet a new facilitating step, Saudi Arabia has said its citizens can apply to invite their friends abroad to visit the kingdom and perform umrah.
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Israelis Could Soon be Able to Visit Saudi Islands of Tiran and Sanafir – Report

The Algemeiner 24 Jan 2023
i24 NewsNormalization between Saudi Arabia and Israel would only be a matter of time ... Saudi Arabia plans to build a bridge connecting the islands to Egypt. However, Israel and Saudi Arabia do not have official diplomatic relations and therefore citizens cannot travel to both countries.
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Jordanian crown prince and Saudi fiancee visit the visually impaired in second official outing 

Arab News 24 Jan 2023
Crown Prince Hussein got engaged officially in August to Saudi citizen Al-Saif in a ceremony which was held in the presence of King Abdullah II, Queen Rania and the bride-to-be’s family in Riyadh. Saudi Arabia's Rajwa Khalid Al-Saif (right) visits the Fragrance of Colors initiative in Amman.
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Elon Musk takes stand for 3rd day in Tesla investors lawsuit

TDN 24 Jan 2023
Through it all, Musk has insisted he had locked up financial backing for what would have been a $72 billion buyout of Tesla during 2018 meetings with representatives from Saudi Arabia’s Public Investment Fund, although no specific funding amount or price was discussed.
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Birthday of 3.5 million Saudis falls on same day after unique governmental decision!

Gulf Daily News 23 Jan 2023
More than 3.5 million Saudis are celebrating their ... When identification became mandatory over 60 years ago, many Saudi citizens did not know their birthdates.
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Landmark Arabia lauded for people development efforts

Arab News 23 Jan 2023
Of these, 10 programs were delivered in the Kingdom to train nearly 14,000 of their Saudi national team members ... The programs are aligned with the Human Capability Development Program and the overarching Vision 2030, which aims to equip and empower Saudi citizens with the required capabilities to compete in both the local and global markets.
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Pakistan: Foreign adventurers cannot visit Gilgit-Baltistan amid political uncertainty, visa delays

Beijing News 23 Jan 2023
Gilgit-Baltistan , January 23 (ANI). Foreign adventurers are not able to visit Gilgit- Baltistan (GB) due to growing political uncertainty and visa delays this winter ... The United States, Australia and Saudi Arabia have been cautioning their citizens against travelling to Pakistan ... Visa delays, however, compelled them to cancel their plans ... (ANI) ....
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Muslim states slam 'disgraceful' Sweden Quran burning

The New Arab 23 Jan 2023
The move was condemned by many Muslim and non-Muslim citizens in the Nordic country. 'Disgraceful'. Saudi Arabia's foreign ministry responded by issuing a statement underlining its commitment to "spreading the values of dialogue, tolerance and coexistence, and rejecting hatred and extremism" ... In a similar statement, Qatar's foreign ministry said ... ....
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No mountain expedition in GB this winter amid political unrest, visa delays

Dawn 23 Jan 2023
GILGIT ... High permit fees and the United States, Australia and Saudi Arabia cautioning their citizens against travelling to Pakistan also added insult to injury. According to the GB tourism department, no foreign expedition or trekking group has been issued a permit this winter expedition season, which usually lasts from November to February ... .
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More investors seek second passports, UAE Golden Visas amid global headwinds

Gulf News 22 Jan 2023
“Many Americans arrive with means and see the value in investing in the UAE economy and being rewarded with the Golden Visa ... Cost factor ... Amarante said the largest cohort are US citizens looking at moving to the Caribbean. “GCC residents from Saudi Arabia, Egypt, Russian, Pakistan and India are among some of our more popular clients,” he said ... .

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