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In Yemen capital, fears over fighting cloud Eid holiday

Jun 16, 2018

In Yemen capital, fears over fighting cloud Eid holiday

Residents of Yemen's rebel-held capital Sanaa on Friday marked another Muslim Eid al-Fitr holiday under the shadow of war, scared their city could be next in line for a military showdown. At the start of the two-day festivities, the end of the Muslim holy month ...

Saudi Arabia will soon issue tourist visas to Japanese

May 11, 2018

Saudi Arabia will soon issue tourist visas to Japanese

Saudi Arabia will soon begin issuing tourist visas to Japanese nationals, visiting Saudi Prince Sultan bin Salman bin Abdulaziz indicated Thursday. Speculation had been growing that the Middle East country may begin issuing full-fledged tourist visas to non-Muslim foreign nationals by year-end. Tourism promotion is part ...