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Haramain high-speed train arrives in Jeddah for first time

The Haramain Express Train has arrived at Jeddah station for the first time after operational tests of the Saudi high-speed train system.
The train arrived on a pilot trip from King Abdullah Economic City (KAEC).
“The Railway Corp. seeks to play its role in realizing Vision 2030 by harnessing its energies to serve pilgrims and guests through the Haramain train project, linking Makkah and"...

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Philip Morris International to Convert Cigarette Factory in Romania into Smoke-Free Product Facility
July 25, 2017

Philip Morris International to Convert Cigarette Factory in Romania into Smoke-Free Product Facility

  • Another step towards a smoke-free future
  • €490 million planned investment.
  • 300 new jobs to be created

(ME NewsWire)-- Philip Morris International Inc. (PMI) (NYSE/Euronext Paris: PM) is planning to invest approximately €490 million to transform its cigarette production factory in Otopeni, near Bucharest,"...

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KSRelief aid to Yemen reaches SR2.3bn
July 24, 2017

Since its inception, King Salman Center for Relief and Humanitarian Aid (KSRelief) has provided over SR2.3 billion ($615.8 million) through 139 projects serving Yemenis in different parts of the country, the Saudi Press Agency (SPA) said.
The projects covered relief, humanitarian aid, shelter, agricultural, and water programs which were implemented in collaboration with 84 local and international partners....

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Despicable treatment of animals in KSA: Who is to blame?
July 24, 2017

For some people in Saudi Arabia, an animal is a very profitable item, and the less they spend on it, the more they profit. This translates into a miserable existence for the animals, which are often kept in cramped filthy cages too small for them to stand or turn around in. They receive no veterinary care, very little to eat and drink, and spend weeks, if not months, in chains.
And when their soul eventually"...

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Saudi university hospital unveils plan to structure health care costs
July 24, 2017

The King Abdullah bin Abdulaziz University Hospital (KAAUH) at the Princess Nourah bint Abdulrahman University (PNU) has unveiled an initiative to develop and structure health care costs.
This move is one of strategic initiatives to prepare for the privatization of health services, according to Dr. Ahmed Abu Aba, the hospital’s executive director. “This project is a pre-emptive step for the"...

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Philip Morris International to Convert Cigarette Factory in Romania into Smoke-Free Product Facility
July 25, 2017

  • Another step towards a smoke-free future
  • €490 million planned investment.
  • 300 new jobs to be created

(ME NewsWire)-- Philip Morris International Inc. (PMI) (NYSE/Euronext Paris: PM) is planning to invest approximately €490 million to transform its cigarette production factory in Otopeni, near Bucharest,"...

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KSRelief aid to Yemen reaches SR2.3bn
July 24, 2017

Since its inception, King Salman Center for Relief and Humanitarian Aid (KSRelief) has provided over SR2.3 billion ($615.8 million) through 139 projects serving Yemenis in different parts of the country, the Saudi Press Agency (SPA) said.
The projects covered relief, humanitarian aid, shelter, agricultural, and water programs which were implemented in collaboration with 84 local and international partners....

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