Posts Tagged ‘Saudi Arabia’

Coronavirus force Saudi Arabia to Suspend Pilgrimage Visa

by Ikokwu Ikembaon February 27, 2020
Saudi Arabia has suspended visas for pilgrims wishing to visit Mecca over Coronavirus fears, AFP reports. The foreign ministry said on Thursday it suspended entry to the Kingdom for the purpose of Umrah and visiting the Prophet’s Mosque temporarily. It said it was also suspending visas for tourists visiting from countries where the new virus […]

Alleged Video of Saudi Military Jet Being Downed by Houthis

by Ikokwu Ikembaon February 17, 2020
Earlier, Yemen’s Shia Houthi rebels claimed they had downed a Tornado fighter jet from the Arab coalition in the northwestern province of Al-Jawf. According to General Yahya Saree, the spokesman for the Ansarullah movement, the fighter jet was downed with an advanced surface-to-air missile, while it was was carrying out an attack over the province of […]

Saudi Arabia ambassador to Nigeria, Adnan Bostaji is dead

by Seun Adeuyion February 4, 2020
The Saudi Arabian Ambassador to Nigeria, Mr Adnan Bostaji, is dead. The Embassy of Saudi Arabia in Nigeria, which announced this in a statement on Tuesday, said the envoy died in his sleep. “With the deepest sense of sadness and complete submission to the Will of Allah, the Royal Embassy announces the passing away of […]