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News Saudi Arabia » Northern Borders: Nervous of IS, Saudi Arabia Building Border Fence with Iraq

News channel or source: http://www.israelnationalnews.com/News/News.aspx/184876
Publication date: onday 16 April 2018

The fence will cover 900 km (560 miles) of Saudi Arabia’s northern frontier, SPA state news agency reported ... Saudi Arabia already deployed some 30,000 troops to its border with Iraq, after Iraqi forces abandoned their posts on their side of the ...

News Saudi Arabia » Northern Borders: Saudi Arabia Eyes Up Canal Border Idea, Turning Qatar From A Peninsula Into An Island

News channel or source: https://www.forbes.com/sites/dominicdudley/2018/04/06/saudi-canal-qatar-island/
Publication date: Friday 06 April 2018

In early June 2017, Saudi Arabia was one of four countries (alongside ... flies from coast to coast across the isthmus, but the border travels in an arc and it is more like 70km from Salwa on the northern side of the peninsula to the ‘inland sea ...

News Saudi Arabia » Northern Borders: Thunderstorms and dust storms hit regions in Saudi Arabia

News channel or source: http://www.arabnews.com/node/1280606/saudi-arabia
Publication date: Saturday 07 April 2018

London: Saudi Arabia’s General Authority for Meteorology and Environmental Protection stated on Saturday that thunderstorms accompanied by medium-to-heavy rainfall will precede dust storms in the regions of Riyadh, Al-Qassim, the Northern Borders ...

News Saudi Arabia » Northern Borders: Saudi Arabia, Iraq to re-open border crossing after 27 years

News channel or source: https://tribune.com.pk/story/1482187/saudi-arabia-iraq-re-open-border-crossing-27-years/
Publication date: onday 14 August 2017

RIYADH: Saudi Arabia and Iraq plan to open the Arar border crossing for trade for the first time since ... in Iraq Saudi Arabia and the United Arab Emirates are both wooing their northern neighbour in an effort to halt the growing regional influence ...

News Saudi Arabia » Northern Borders: Al-Baha, Northern Border Region to intensify Saudization drive

News channel or source: http://www.saudigazette.com.sa/article/524885/SAUDI-ARABIA/Al-Baha-Northern-Border-Region-to-intensify-Saudization-drive
Publication date: uesday 26 December 2017

RIYADH — As part of vigorous implementation of the Saudization program called “Guided Localization,” the Ministry of Labor and Social Development on Tuesday announced its plans to Saudize as many as 12 sectors in the Northern Border Region.

News Saudi Arabia » Northern Borders: Classes suspended as cold wave grips Saudi northern borders

News channel or source: http://english.alarabiya.net/en/variety/2016/01/28/Classes-suspended-as-cold-wave-grips-Saudi-northern-borders.html
Publication date: Wednesday 27 January 2016

... due to the cold wave gripping the northern regions of Saudi Arabia, the Saudi Press Agency (SPA) reported on Wednesday. The Saudi Red Crescent Society in the Northern Border Province has raised the readiness of its teams to meet any contingency.

News Saudi Arabia » Northern Borders: Saudi Arabia-led coalition regrets Doctors Without Borders' planned withdrawal from Yemen

News channel or source: http://www.latimes.com/world/middleeast/la-fg-yemen-doctors-20160819-snap-story.html
Publication date: Saturday 20 August 2016

The Saudi Arabia-led coalition fighting rebels in Yemen said Friday it regrets Doctors Without Borders' plans to withdraw from hospitals in the northern part of the country because of what the aid group described as indiscriminate bombings.

News Saudi Arabia » Northern Borders: Saudi-Iraqi border crossing to reopen after 27 years

News channel or source: http://www.arabnews.com/node/1145006/saudi-arabia
Publication date: uesday 15 August 2017

JEDDAH: Al-Jadidah Arar border crossing between Saudi Arabia and Iraq, which has been closed for some ... Rashidi Mahmoud Al-Ani, visited the Saudi Northern Borders Province and met its Gov. Prince Faisal bin Khalid in his office. They toured the crossing ...

News Saudi Arabia » Northern Borders: Saudi Arabia tests rail link from Riyadh to border

News channel or source: http://www.constructionweekonline.com/article-41117-saudi-arabia-tests-rail-link-from-riyadh-to-border/
Publication date: uesday 04 October 2016

which covers a distance of approximately 200km and is the final link in the north-south line between the Saudi capital and the country’s northern border. The critical link now ties the rest of the high-speed line together with the lateral rail routes ...