Beijing (ANTARA News)- Saudi Arabia on Monday agreed to provide a loan
of 25 million U.S. dollars to assist an education project in Tianshui
City, northwest China`s Gansu province.
The loan was offered by the Saudi Fund for Development (SFD), a fund chaired by Saudi Arabia`s...
Mecca (ANTARA News) - A total of 312 Indonesians have died in Saudi
Arabia up to Monday (Dec. 31) during this year`s hajj pilgrimage,
according to data from the Indonesian hajj information center.
Currently, 33 Indonesian hajj pilgrims were being hospitalized in Saudi
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