A court in the US decided that Iran must pay 879 million dollars compensation to the victims and families of American soldiers killed in the attack in a residential complex Khobar Towers in Saudi Arabia in 1996, according to the publication Air Force Times.
Then killed 19 U.S. air force personnel and local staff, nearly 500 people were injured.
Conversation the President of Russia Vladimir Putin meets with counterpart from Saudi Arabia on the eve of the OPEC meeting is not planned, reported the press Secretary of the head of state, Dmitry Peskov.
On July 14, scheduled meetings of the technical Committee of experts of the OPEC (JTC), and the Ministerial monitoring Committee (JMMC) - on July 15.
. The world health organization has sounded the alarm. After the weakening of quarantine in America, Europe and the middle East, the incidence of coronavirus has increased dramatically. The total number of infected people in the world closer to 12 million, but epidemiologists believe: this is not the limit. Doctors are encouraged to return the limit, otherwise avoid the second wave. Where once again impose a curfew and how it responds to a population, understood to RIA Novosti.
"The virus is fanaticism. It is not intimidating totalitarian methods. He's smarter and will kill the national economy. But as a man I will deal with infection," he promised Air Bolsonaro at a rally of the opponents of quarantine. After an emotional speech, the President of Brazil shook hands with the audience, some hugged and patted on the shoulder.
The government of Saudi Arabia due to the coronavirus banned pilgrims to touch the main Muslim Shrine - the Kaaba during future Hajj - the pilgrimage to the Holy places of Islam in Mecca and Medina, reported the Saudi newspaper "Ash-shark al-Ausat" referring to the Ministry of Hajj and Umrah. Hajj this year is scheduled for July 28 - August 2.
"To touch the Kaaba and kiss it prohibited", - stated in the message of the Ministry. To prevent possible approximation to the power stone will set barriers.
Riyadh after a UN report on attacks on oil installations in the country said the international community must exert pressure on Iran, the report said the Saudi Embassy in Russia.
In mid-June, Reuters reported, citing a report by the UN chief Antonio Guterres said that the cruise missiles used in attacks on state oil company Saudi Aramco and the airport in Saudi Arabia to 2019, was "of Iranian origin". The Ministry of foreign Affairs of Iran rejected the report of the UN Secretariat. The official representative of Russian foreign Ministry Maria Zakharova said that the evidence of Iranian involvement in the attack on Saudi oil facilities in the UN report no.
New UK sanctions against Russia are another political mistake of London, said to RIA Novosti Senator Olga Cowicide.
Earlier, the UK published its "Magnitsky list", which included the head of SK Alexander Bastrykin and other law enforcement officials of the Russian Federation.
The new regime of sanctions includes asset freezes and travel bans to the UK, stated in the message of the British Embassy in Russia, located in telegrams channel.
According to a report in the UK takes effect independent of the sanctions regime (Global Human Rights sanctions regime) which will allow to impose restrictive measures on individuals and entities, according to the British side seriously violate human rights.
UK have included in their own sanctions list generated on the "Magnitsky amendment", predsedatelya the Investigative Committee of Russia Alexander Bastrykin.
The list is published by the office of the government on Monday. Plans to do this said the head of the foreign office, Dominic Raab. The document lists the names of 47 people, including 25 Russians and 22 citizen of Saudi Arabia, also the list included two North Korean intelligence agencies.
The UK foreign office has published a list of citizens of the Russian Federation and Saudi Arabia, against which the sanctions for the violation of human rights.
The document was circulated by the office of the British government, it shows the names of 47 people, including 25 Russians and 22 citizen of Saudi Arabia, also the list included two North Korean intelligence agencies.
The number of cases of infection with coronavirus in Saudi Arabia has more than 213 thousand, according to the Ministry of health of the Kingdom.
According to the Ministry, for the last day in Saudi Arabia revealed 4207 new infected have died, 52 patients with COVID-19.
The British foreign Secretary Dominic Raab on Monday will announce the names of citizens of Russia and Saudi Arabia, against which sanctions will be imposed for the violation of human rights in the framework of the "Magnitsky amendment", reports Financial Times.
The publication indicates that the list, apparently, will appear also the names of the Saudis suspected of involvement in the murder of a Saudi opposition journalist Jamal Casucci.
Dozens of American diplomats and their families on Saturday to leave Saudi Arabia amid a sharp growth of cases of infection with coronavirus in the Kingdom, according to the Wall Street Journal, citing sources.
According to them, the state Department last week allowed to leave the country all non-emergency personnel. It is expected that in the coming weeks even more diplomats to leave Saudi Arabia, the newspaper reports.
Saudi Arabia does not cease to break records in the Arab world in the number infected with the coronavirus on Friday it exceeded 200 thousand, reported the Ministry of health of the Kingdom the social network Twitter.
"The total number of cases since the beginning of the outbreak COVID-19 in Saudi Arabia amounted to 201,8 thousand after in recent days revealed more than 4 thousand cases of infection", - stated in the message of Ministry of health.
The ruble has significantly reduced the dollar and Euro amid falling oil prices.
American currency calculations "tomorrow" on 21:04 GMT rising 94 cents, to 71.5 ruble, the Euro by 1.04 ruble to 80,37 of the ruble, follows from the data of the Moscow exchange.
The first hearing in the case against 20 accused of involvement in the murder of a Saudi opposition journalist Jamal Casucci will take place in Istanbul on Friday, the trial will be in correspondence mode.
The Istanbul Prosecutor's office at the end of March has charged in absentia charged 20 subjects Saudi Arabia of involvement in the murder Casucci in October 2018: the 18 people charged in the execution of the crime, for them, the Prosecutor's office demands life imprisonment. Two more accused in the murder, that the advisers of the crown Prince of Saudi Arabia Saud al-Qahtani and former Deputy head of the General intelligence Ahmed Asiri. For them, the Prosecutor's office requested imprisonment under article "the Organization and premeditated murder committed with special cruelty". The case is signed by the public Prosecutor Irfan Fidan submitted to the court.
The Arab coalition launched a series of airstrikes on the positions of the Yemeni rebels of the movement "Ansar Allah" (Houthis) in Sana'a, the Yemeni capital, told RIA Novosti Yemeni military source.
Earlier, the Houthis have threatened the Arab coalition led by Saudi Arabia "large scale operations" as revenge for the numerous air strikes on areas under the control of the Houthis, including Sana'a.
Yemeni rebels from the movement "Ansar Allah" (Houthis) has threatened Arab coalition led by Saudi Arabia and the UAE "large-scale operations" to avenge the numerous air strikes on areas under the control of the Houthis, including the Yemeni capital Sana'a, a spokesman for the Houthis, Mohammed Abdessalam in the microblog Twitter.
Earlier, a military representative of the Houthis said the TV channel "al-Masirah" that in the last 24 hours, the Arab coalition carried out 57 attacks on Sana'a and other provinces in the North of the country under their control.
The number of deaths from coronavirus in Saudi Arabia for the first time reached 50 per day since the beginning of the pandemic, according to the Ministry of health of the Kingdom.
According to Ministry of health, for the last day in Saudi Arabia recorded 50 deaths, also in the last 24 hours identified 387 4 new cases of infection with coronavirus.
A record number of cases of coronavirus during the day, was in Saudi Arabia, it is closer to four thousand, has informed on Monday the Ministry of health of Saudi Arabia on Twitter.
"The number of identified per day of the cases of the coronavirus amounted to 3943, bringing the total number of cases increased to 186 436. The number of deaths since the beginning of the pandemic amounted to 1599. During the day, 2363 recovered total number recovered during this time exceeded 128 thousand", - stated in the message of Ministry of health.
Iranian boats attempted to enter the territorial waters of Saudi Arabia, and withdrew after firing warning shots, said the official representative of border guard of Kingdom of Saudi news Agency SPA.
"Marine border patrols at 18.30 on Thursday watched by three Iranian boats after they entered the territorial waters of Saudi Arabia, where they refused to respond to warnings to stop. In accordance with the procedures applicable in cases of refusal motion was made warning shots, causing the boat left the territorial waters of the Kingdom", - said the representative of border service.
Spiritual Assembly of Muslims of Russia (DSMR) is sympathetic to the decision of Saudi authorities to cancel Hajj this year because of the pandemic coronavirus, for this reason, all the paid tours Hajj operators will be refunded or carried over to next year, told RIA Novosti the head of DSMR mufti of Moscow Albir Krganov.
Previously, the government of Saudi Arabia due to the coronavirus abolished the Hajj for pilgrims from abroad this year it is allowed to participate only to the pilgrims already in the Kingdom. With the beginning of the epidemic COVID-19 the power of the Kingdom has also banned die - lesser pilgrimage to the Holy places, which, unlike the Hajj, may at any time of the year.
The Royal house of Spain this week published a report on their expenditures for 2019 and the first quarter of this year, confirming that since mid-March, father of the current head of state, king Felipe VI, Juan Carlos, no longer receives its maintenance funds from the state budget.
The last payment stated in the explanation of the Royal house, he received 15 March, so they owed him the rest of 161 thousand euros will be spent for other purposes. Exactly on 15 March, the head of state, his son Felipe VI, has signed a decree Stripping his father handed him the throne in June 2014, payments from the state budget. In the same decree Felipe refused the inheritance.
Fighting in Yemen Arab coalition led by Saudi Arabia have intercepted several bombs drones, which the rebels from Yemeni movement "Ansar Allah" (Houthis) has launched on civilian targets on the territory of the Kingdom, announced on Monday night, the Saudi news portal "Habr Ajil".
According to him, a few bombs, the drones, which were aimed at Saudi civilian targets, managed to destroy the air defense forces.
The government of Saudi Arabia due to the coronavirus allowed to participate in the Hajj this year - the annual pilgrimage to the Holy places of Islam in Mecca and Medina only a small number of Muslim pilgrims who are already in the Kingdom, pilgrims from abroad will not be able to participate this year, said in a released Monday the Ministry of Affairs of Hajj and Umrah Saudi Arabia.
"In pandemic coronavirus and the danger posed by this virus for large gatherings, the Hajj in 1441 according to the Muslim calendar (2020 - Christian chronology) will be held with the participation of a limited number of pilgrims of different nationalities, who are in the country, based on considerations of the need to preserve the health of the people", - is spoken in the Ministry message.
Riyadh supports a peaceful settlement in Libya without foreign intervention, said Monday the foreign Minister of Saudi Arabia Faisal bin Farhan in a telephone conversation with the foreign Minister of the provisional government of East Libya, serving in Benghazi and of collaborating with the Libyan national army (LNA) Marshal Khalifa the Haftarot.
"The Minister of foreign Affairs and international cooperation of the Libyan government, Abdul Hadi Ibrahim al-Huwaidi discussed with the Minister of foreign Affairs of the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia Faisal bin Farhan al Saud recent developments on the Libyan scene, during a conversation, the Saudi Minister stressed the interest of the Kingdom's security, stability and unity of Libya and support all peaceful efforts to resolve the Libyan crisis, in accordance with the Cairo Declaration and the results of the Berlin conference that they were far from foreign interference," - said in a statement released in the Libyan media of the Ministry of foreign Affairs of the provisional government of Libya.
The speaker sits in the East Libyan Parliament akila Saleh said that he welcomes the President of Egypt Abdel Fattah al-Sisi ideas about helping the Libyans.
Egyptian President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi said on Saturday, speaking at a military base in the town of Sidi Barrani close to the border with Libya, that Egypt stands ready to assist the Libyan tribes in the fight against foreign intervention, training and arming the tribes.
The Transitional Council of South Yemen announced the establishment of control over the archipelago of Socotra, located in the Indian ocean.
Earlier, the government of Yemen has repeatedly accused southern secessionists in an attempt to establish control over Socotra. June 19, the TV channel Al-Jazeera reported, citing sources, that Saudi troops supporting Yemeni army, left Thursday strongholds around the capital of the province of the city of Hadiboh and handed them control of the Transitional Council.
The statements Egyptian President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi that the direct intervention of Egypt in Libya have a legitimacy not mean the beginning of such action, said RIA Novosti interviewed experts.
Al-Sisi said on Saturday at a military base in the town of Sidi Barrani close to the border with Libya that Egypt is ready to help the Libyan tribes in the fight against foreign intervention, training and arming them. He also said that any direct interference of Egypt in Libya now has the legitimacy under international law. According to him, the "red line" for the advance of troops is the city of Sirte, about 900 kilometers from the border with Egypt and the province Dzhufra.
Saudi authorities announced the cancellation Sunday of a curfew imposed earlier due to the pandemic coronavirus.
"From 6.00 am Sunday (same as GMT) repealed the ban on movement in all cities of the Kingdom," - said the Agency SPA, citing a source in the interior Ministry of Saudi Arabia.
Saudi Arabia is about to resume domestic tourism, despite a steady increase of cases of coronavirus and the first in the Arab world in the number of infected, said channel "al Arabiya" Minister of tourism Ahmed al-Khatib.
"We have developed a variety of programs for domestic tourism this summer, there are positive signals that they begin to realize at the end of the Muslim month of Shawwal (June 23 - Approx. ed.), only need to negotiate with the Ministry of health, and then immediately open the domestic tourism in all districts, except Mecca," said al-Khatib.
The Ministry of health in Saudi Arabia has approved the use of dexamethasone for the treatment of patients with COVID-19, said Wednesday the Saudi news Agency, citing a Ministry statement.
Earlier, the who called "scientific breakthrough" results of clinical trials of dexamethasone. According to the findings of the Oxford study, anti-inflammatory drug reduces the risk of death of patients connected to the ventilator, 35% among patients on oxygen treatment - by 20%. The drug in Britain costs about five pounds. The UK government on Tuesday has approved dexamethasone for the treatment of COVID-19 and claims to be the world's first cure for coronavirus.
Conclusive evidence of Iranian involvement in the attack on Saudi oil facilities in the report of the United Nations there, said the official representative of the Russian foreign Ministry Maria Zakharova.
Earlier, Reuters, citing a report by the UN chief Antonio Guterres said that the cruise missiles used in attacks on state oil company Saudi Aramco and the airport in Saudi Arabia to 2019, was "of Iranian origin".
UN Secretary-General antónio Guterres was excluded from the list of the parties responsible for the deaths of children in Yemen, the coalition, led by Saudi Arabia, says the report of the Secretary-General on the situation of children in armed conflicts.
In a similar report in October 2017 fighting on the side of the government of Yemen coalition headed by Saudi Arabia was included in the list of parties that are responsible for the deaths of children.
The Secretary-General of the League of Arab States (LAS), Ahmed Abu al-Gheit urged the international community to urgently allocate funding for UN programmes in Yemen, which without such support would be in a catastrophic situation, said in a Monday statement, the General Secretariat of the Arab League.
Earlier in June, the official representatives of the office of the UN high Commissioner for human rights and UN Children's Fund (UNICEF) said that the health system in Yemen is on the verge of collapse without the financial support of the United Nations programme in July will begin to stop working to provide the population with clean water. The official representative of OHCHR Rupert Colville said that the Yemeni hospitals ceased to accept people with symptoms of infection COVID-19 due to the lack of beds, medicines, medical personnel and clean water. If funding is not provided, 30 of 41 UN programme in the country will be closed in the coming weeks, said Colville.
The number of new cases of infection with coronavirus in Saudi Arabia for the first time exceeded 4.5 thousand per day, according to the Ministry of health of the Kingdom.
According to the Ministry, for the last day in the Kingdom were identified 4507 new infected, which is a daily record. Before the figure was 4233.
The number of new cases of infection with coronavirus in Saudi Arabia for the first time exceeded 4 thousand per day, according to the Ministry of health of the Kingdom.
According to the Ministry, for the last day in the Kingdom were identified 4233 new infected, which is a daily record. Only Saudi Arabia recorded 127 541 case of infection COVID-19, has recovered 84 720 people died 972.
Air defenses Saudi Arabia has shot down a ballistic missile launched by the ruling North Yemen by rebels from the movement "Ansar Allah" (Houthis), a few people were injured, reported Saudi news Agency SPA, quoting Arab coalition.
A ballistic missile was shot down over Saudi Najran city is the administrative center of the eponymous border with Yemen Saudi province.
Permanent mission of Iran to the United Nations said that the report of the Secretary-General antónio Guterres, which stated about the Iranian origin of the missiles used in the attack on the oil installations of Saudi Arabia, contains a number of inaccuracies and contradictions.
Earlier, Reuters, citing a report Guterres said that the cruise missiles used in attacks on state oil company Saudi Aramco and the airport in Saudi Arabia to 2019, was "of Iranian origin".
The Ministry of foreign Affairs of Iran rejected the report of the UN Secretariat, which refer to Iranian missiles for attacks in Saudi Arabia.
Earlier, Reuters, citing a report by the UN chief Antonio Guterres said that the cruise missiles used in attacks on objects of the state oil company Saudi Aramco and the airport in Saudi Arabia to 2019, was "of Iranian origin".
Cruise missiles used in attacks on objects of the state oil company Saudi Aramco and the airport in Saudi Arabia to 2019, was "of Iranian origin", reports Reuters, citing the report of the UN Secretary-General antónio Guterres.
The document is devoted to implementation of the provisions of resolution 2231. The Secretary General informs the security Council of the UN on this issue twice a year. In the previous report in December said that the UN was unable to confirm the use of rockets and Iranian-made drones during the attack on oil installations in Saudi Arabia in September.
World Council for tourism and travel, which unites the participants in the travel industry, recognized as safe destinations for travelers this summer, Portugal, Turkey and Saudi Arabia. Relevant information published on the website of the organization.
These countries, as noted, implemented security protocols. Among the popular European destinations referred to Madrid, Seville and Barcelona.
. Saudi Arabia plans to build a special Museum, which will be exhibited the work of Leonardo da Vinci's "the Savior of the world," according to Middle East Monitor, citing information from the Wall Street Journal.
This was stated by the Deputy Minister of culture of the country Hamid bin Mohammed Fayez. This famous painting was acquired at auction Christie's in 2017, the crown Prince of Saudi Arabia Mohammed bin Salman for $ 450 million.
U.S. Secretary of state Mike Pompeo called dismissed the inspector General of the Department of state Steve LINIK "bad player."
"That's what I want to say, Steve Linnik was a bad player in the Central office here. He did not fulfill the mission of making our work and us better... that's not what did Mr. Linnik," said Pompeo, speaking to reporters on Wednesday.
The Minister of foreign Affairs of Saudi Arabia Prince Faisal bin Farhan al Saud has demanded from the Islamic world to take a unified stance against plans by Israel to Annex Palestinian territory in the West Bank.
Saudi Arabia initiated on Wednesday an emergency meeting of foreign Ministers of member countries of the organization of Islamic cooperation (OIC) in connection with Israel from July 1 to Annex part of the Palestinian territories on the West Bank of the Jordan river.
The government of Saudi Arabia has called all the major oil producers that do not participate in the transaction of OPEC , to take part in the stabilization of the market of hydrocarbons, said the report on the results of the weekly meeting of the Cabinet of Ministers on the social network Twitter.
The Saudi government indicated that the last meeting of OPEC Ministers and the producer countries of OPEC reaffirmed "the continuing commitment of countries to the desire to achieve stability of the market in such a way that would meet everyone's interests and would guarantee security of supply for consumers."
The Iraqi state company State Oil Marketing Organization (SOMO) has asked some Asian buyers to refuse the supply of oil brand Basrah loading in June and July, says the Agency Bloomberg, citing sources familiar with the situation.
"SOMO asked the companies do not consider whether they have the ability not to accept certain goods in the framework of the contracts for these months," said sources.
The new oil Minister of Iraq Ihsan Abd al-Jabbar during a telephone conversation with Minister of energy of Saudi Arabia Abdulaziz bin Salman reiterated the commitment of the Baghdad agreements on the reduction of oil production during June-July and beyond, it is told in received RIA Novosti news Agency the statement a press-services of the Ministry of Iraq.
The Ministers discussed strengthening bilateral relations and cooperation in mutual interest to their fields.
The number of new cases of coronavirus in Saudi Arabia has gone up sharply, reaching a record 3369 per day, said Monday the Ministry of health of the Kingdom the social network Twitter.
"The total number infected since the beginning of the pandemic has increased to 105 283 after day sick 3369 people. While recovered 74 524 contracted, recorded 746 deaths after the day he died, 34 people", - stated in the message of Ministry of health.
The Saudi state company Saudi Aramco raised prices on oil supplies in July, reports Bloomberg referring to him with the price list of the company.
Previously, Saudi Aramco has postponed the announcement of the July prices for its oil until the resurrection, awaiting the outcome of OPEC meeting .
The number of cases of infection with coronavirus in Saudi Arabia has exceeded 100 thousand, according to the Ministry of health of the Kingdom.
According to the Ministry, for the last day in the country identified 3045 new infected, there are 101 914 infections COVID-19, recovered 72 817 people died 712.
The solution to overcome the reduction of oil production reached in the framework of OPEC, will serve to further stabilize the market, says the Senator Oleg Morozov.
In April, OPEC agreed to cut oil production to 9.7 million barrels per day in may-June, 7.7 million in the second half of the year and 5.8 million next until the end of April 2022. Base count taken October 2018, but for Russia and Saudi Arabia taken 11 million barrels per day, from which by analogy with all is a decrease of 23%, 18% and 14% respectively. On Saturday, OPEC agreed to extend the current reduction of oil production to 9.7 million barrels per day by the end of July.
The Ministry of health in Saudi Arabia has recorded over the past day, record the number infected with coronavirus - 3121, the total number of cases in the Kingdom has close to 100 thousand.
According to authorities, a day recorded 34 new deaths, the total number of deaths was increased to 676.
Joint action by OPEC has allowed to avoid serious consequences of the significant drop in oil demand in history, said the Minister of energy of Russia Alexander Novak.
"I would like to Express my gratitude to all the participants of the Ministerial meeting of OPEC, held on 9 and 12 April this year, for the constructive decisions that have been taken for the joint action, which allowed us to avoid serious consequences today, the most significant in the history of the decline in demand on the world oil market", - said Novak.
The meeting of OPEC on the fate of the deal, OPEC began in a videoconference, stream is on the website of the organization.
Energy Ministers of the OPEC countries and OPEC on Saturday to hold meeting where will be discussed the first results of the transaction, its national implementation and the further fate of the agreement to reduce oil production.
The country's agreement to reduce oil production by OPEC on Saturday will hold its first since the inception of the new arrangements Ministerial meeting, and although it was previously assumed that the correction transaction will be considered in December, 6 June, the Ministers are going to raise this issue in the framework of the planned conference.
Since early may, came into force a new agreement on the reduction of oil production by OPEC during the crisis due to pandemic coronavirus, lower oil prices and falling oil demand with more than 100 million barrels per day to 70-80 million barrels a day.
Gulf countries are considering a new initiative to resolve the conflict between Qatar and its neighbors and lifting the blockade of the Emirate, which lasted three years, was announced by the Minister for foreign Affairs of Qatar Mohammed Ben Abderrahmane al-Thani, in an interview to television channel "al Jazeera".
According to him, the dialogue that began at the end of last year, with Saudi Arabia, was positive, but stopped for unknown reasons Doha.
The Saudi authorities two weeks back the curfew in the largest city in the West of the country Jeddah after a sharp increase in the number of cases of coronavirus, said the representative of the Ministry of internal Affairs of the Kingdom.
In late may, the government of the Kingdom abolished the effect in a country with a curfew in
Meeting of the agreement to reduce oil production by OPEC will be held on Saturday, June 6, told RIA Novosti source in one of the delegations of the Alliance.
The source added that an official invitation for a meeting has not yet sent delegations.
Moscow says the stabilization on the world markets of energy resources, the Minister of energy of Russia Alexander Novak is in constant contact for the development of the situation with their colleagues from other countries, said the press Secretary of the President Dmitry Peskov.
"In General, we observe a stabilization on the international energy markets. And again, Novak is in contact with its partners, all the rest of some announcements we do not believe it is now possible," he added.
A patient with a coronavirus has died in Thailand on Tuesday, this is the first time since may 25, said at a press briefing at the government House in Bangkok, the press Secretary of the Center for combating coronavirus Thailand Thavisin Vienojoties.
"Today in Thailand was only one case of infection coronavirus infection. Unfortunately, for these days, for the first time since may 25, was another death from infection," said Vienojoties.
World military spending in 2020-2021 years will be reduced by the background of the economic consequences of the pandemic coronavirus, the Director of the Stockholm international Institute for peace studies (SIPRI) Dan Smith.
"In 2019, the spending reached 1.9 trillion dollars, a record high level. Most likely, it will be a peak in the 2020-2021 year, you can expect to reduce costs. How sharp will the decline, it is difficult to predict right now. This will not only depend on economic factors associated with the crisis caused by the pandemic, but also from the long-term social and political choices, which will make the government. Unfortunately, there is no reason to expect that the choice can be made in favor of drastic spending cuts," said RIA Novosti Smith.
More than 90 thousand mosques and prayer houses will re-open across Saudi Arabia on Sunday at dawn prayer after the ban on collective prayers and disinfection in connection with the spread of the coronavirus, reported Thursday the Saudi Ministry of Islamic Affairs in the social network Twitter.
The Ministry called the unwanted presence during the prayers of the elderly and children. It is ordered to come to the service only in masks and washing hands, as well as to keep a distance of two meters, for which the mosque was made a special mark on the carpets. To gather in the mosques only 20 minutes before the start of prayers, closing mosques will also be 20 minutes after the end of the service.
The General Department of civil aviation of Saudi Arabia has announced the resumption of flights from the two airports of the city Arhar and the province of al-jouf in the North of the Kingdom from Monday, June 1, was announced by the head of the Abdel Hadi al Mansouri TV channel "al-Ihbariya".
"We are ready for a gradual lifting of restrictions on domestic flights to ensure safe journey for our passengers through Saudi airports with the adoption of all precautions. Monday starts flights from al jouf and Arhar. The aircraft will be observed the distance between the passenger and other precautions," said al Mansouri.