The Islamic Resistance issued the following statement: "In support of our steadfast Palestinian people in the Gaza Strip and in solidarity with their brave and honorable resistance, and after careful monitoring and tracking of the "Israeli" enemy forces at Al-Raheb site, at 1:10 am on Saturday, June 8, 2024, and as a group of soldiers moved within the site, the Islamic Resistance fighters targeted them with artillery shells." Source: National News Agency - Lebanon

Costa Rica President Meets with Saudi Minister of State for Foreign Affairs

San Jose: President Rodrigo Chaves Robles of the Republic of Costa Rica has met with Saudi Minister of State for Foreign Affairs and Climate Envoy Adel Aljubeir here on the sidelines of the high-level event on ocean action. During the meeting, Aljubeir conveyed the greetings of Custodian of the Two Holy Mosques King Salman bin Abdulaziz Al Saud and His Royal Highness Prince Mohammed bin Salman bin Abdulaziz Al Saud, Crown Prince and Prime Minister of the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia, along with their wishes for further progress and prosperity for Costa Rica and its people. The two sides discussed means to enhance cooperation in various fields, as well as regional and international issues of common concern. Source: Saudi Press Agency

Saudi Water Authority Concludes Visit to Netherlands

Riyadh: The Saudi Water Authority (SWA), headed by Eng. Abdullah bin Ibrahim Al-Abdulkarim, concluded its visit to the Kingdom of the Netherlands from 5 to 6 June 2024. During the visit, officials held meetings and discussed opportunities for cooperation, partnerships, and research and scientific exchange in the field of the water sector with several specialized bodies and centers. They also reviewed the transformations taking place in this vital sector worldwide, and ways to improve and develop it to achieve growth and sustainability goals. Source: Saudi Press Agency

Royal Commission for Makkah City Offers Transportation Services for Pilgrims During Hajj

Makkah: The Royal Commission for Makkah City and the Holy Sites, in collaboration with its partners, is offering convenient transportation for pilgrims during this year's Hajj season. The commission has activated shuttle buses to transport over 365,000 pilgrims to and from the Grand Mosque. This initiative aims to enhance pilgrims' experience, facilitate their movement and ensure a smooth and efficient transportation system. Source: Saudi Press Agency

Over 200 Scientific Papers Produced by Grand Hajj Symposium in 48 Years of Continuous Contributions

Jeddah: The Grand Hajj Symposium, as a global Islamic platform, has completed 48 years of continuous contributions by discussing numerous issues of importance to the Islamic world across various fields. Since its inception in 1397 AH, the symposium has featured more than 200 scientific research papers. The symposium aims to highlight the cultural and civilizational role of the Kingdom in serving Hajj and pilgrims, and to shed light on the most significant achievements, projects, and ongoing developments in the two holy mosques to serve Muslims. It has focused on establishing the principle of calm intellectual dialogue on issues concerning the Islamic nation. More than 1,000 speakers from over 60 countries have participated in its various editions. The symposium aims to foster constructive scientific communication with institutions, academic forums, and specialized researchers worldwide, achieving greater integration, brotherhood, and acquaintance among members of the Islamic nation. Additionally, it has ope ned the door to the future by analyzing the latest issues and contemporary challenges facing the Islamic world. Source: Saudi Press Agency

Supported by KSrelief, 1,538 Yemeni Children Benefit from Measles Vaccination Campaign in One Week

Hajjah, The measles vaccination and pregnant women surveying campaign in Hajjah and Sa'dah governorates, Yemen, provided medical services to 1,538 children from May 26 to 31, 2024, with the support of the King Salman Humanitarian Aid and Relief Center (KSrelief). In Hajjah governorate, the campaign supported 1,101 children in the Hayran district; 297 in the Haradh district; and 21 in the Midi district. In the Razih district of Sa'dah governorate, 119 children were supported. Source: Saudi Press Agency