Daily Archives: January 3, 2021

Six Flags Qiddiya begins design of world’s fastest roller coaster

Riyadh, Qiddiya Investment Company (QIC), in partnership with Intamin Amusement Rides, has kicked off the design process for the Falcon’s Flight, the signature attraction of Six Flags Qiddiya – a one-of-a-kind theme park scheduled for opening in Qiddiya’s first phase.

WHO Holds Health Care Training Courses in Aden

Aden, The World Health Organization (WHO), in cooperation with King Salman Humanitarian Aid and Relief Center (KSrelief), held health care training courses for 125 technical and administrative staff in 25 health facilities in Aden Governorate, Yemen. Holding these courses comes

Saudi Arabia Approves New Mining Investment Law

Riyadh, Minister of Industry and Mineral Resources Bandar bin Ibrahim Al-Khorayef approved the implementation of a new Mining Investment Law, following its approval by the Council of Ministers last June. The law came into force on 01 January, 2021. Minister

Jordan Records 26 COVID Deaths, 1,540 Infections on Sunday

Amman, A total of 26 new deaths and 1,540 cases of the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) was recorded in Jordan on Sunday. With today’s fatalities and infections, the caseload and death toll from the disease have increased to 298,208 and 3,903

Spanish driver Carlos Sainz starts defending his title, leading phase I of Saudi Dakar rally 2021

Jeddah, Veteran Spanish driver Carlos Sainz started defending his title as winner of the last version of Saudi Dakar rally 2020, leading phase I of Saudi Dakar rally 2021 which kicked off from Jeddah today towards Bisha, some 623 km

France Reports 12,489 New Coronavirus Cases

Paris, France today, on Sunday recorded 12,489 new coronavirus cases over the past 24 hours, up from the 3,466 reported a day earlier, Reuters cited the country’s Health Ministry as saying in a daily update. The increase was higher than

S. Korea’s Eco-Friendly Car Exports Jump 40 pct in 2020

Seoul, South Korea’s exports of environment-friendly vehicles jumped 40 percent in 2020 from a year earlier on growing demand for less-emitting cars, Yonhap quoted the country’s trade ministry as saying today, on Sunday. Exports of all-electric and hydrogen fuel-cell electric