2021 in Saudi Arabia

Events in the year 2021 in Saudi Arabia.

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2021
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Saudi Arabia

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See also:Other events of 2021
History of Saudi Arabia

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Ongoing — COVID-19 pandemic in Saudi Arabia

DeathsEdit

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ReferencesEdit

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  3. ^ "Saudi Arabia's King Salman receives COVID-19 vaccine". Arab News. 2021-01-08. Retrieved 2022-09-22.
  4. ^ "Saudi to reopen Qatar embassy in coming days: Saudi minister". Reuters. 2021-01-16. Retrieved 2022-09-22.
  5. ^ "US to withdraw support for Yemen war in break with Trump". Financial Times. 2021-02-04. Retrieved 2022-09-22.
  6. ^ "Yemen's Houthis say they carried out drone attack on Saudi airport". Reuters. 2021-02-10. Retrieved 2022-09-22.
  7. ^ "Saudi activist Loujain al-Hathloul released from prison". www.aljazeera.com. Retrieved 2022-09-22.
  8. ^ "Saudi Arabia extends virus restrictions for 20 days". www.aa.com.tr. Retrieved 2022-09-22.
  9. ^ "Yemen's Houthis say they have struck Saudi's Jeddah, Abha airports with drones". Reuters. 2021-02-15. Retrieved 2022-09-22.
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  13. ^ "Saudi health minister: COVID-19 vaccine a 'must' for Hajj healthcare workers". Arab News. 2021-03-02. Retrieved 2022-09-22.
  14. ^ "Saudi Arabia to ease COVID-19 restrictions, starting Sunday". gulfnews.com. Retrieved 2022-09-22.
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  17. ^ "Saudi Arabia proposes ceasefire plan to Yemen's Houthi rebels". www.aljazeera.com. Retrieved 2022-09-22.
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  19. ^ "Saudi terror court sentences Red Crescent aid worker to 20 years in prison". Middle East Eye. Retrieved 2022-09-22.
  20. ^ "Saudi Arabia executes three soldiers sentenced for 'high treason'". Reuters. 2021-04-10. Retrieved 2022-09-22.
  21. ^ "Yemen's Houthis say they have hit Saudi Arabia's King Khalid air base". Reuters. 2021-04-17. Retrieved 2022-09-22.
  22. ^ "Iran always welcomes dialogue with Riyadh, foreign ministry says". Reuters. 2021-04-19. Retrieved 2022-09-22.
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  25. ^ "Saudi Arabia summons Lebanon envoy over minister's remarks". www.aljazeera.com. Retrieved 2022-09-22.
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  27. ^ Sayegh, Hadeel Al; Rashad, Marwa (2021-06-12). "Saudi Arabia bars foreign travellers from Haj over COVID-19". Reuters. Retrieved 2022-09-22.
  28. ^ Gordon, Gordon Lubold, Nancy A. Youssef and Michael R. (2021-06-18). "WSJ News Exclusive | U.S. Military to Withdraw Hundreds of Troops, Aircraft, Antimissile Batteries From Middle East". Wall Street Journal. ISSN 0099-9660. Retrieved 2022-09-22.
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  30. ^ "Saudi Arabia releases two women activists, says rights group". Reuters. 2021-06-27. Retrieved 2022-09-22.
  31. ^ "Saudi Arabia seizes 4.5m amphetamine pills hidden in oranges". www.aljazeera.com. Retrieved 2022-09-22.
  32. ^ "Oman's Sultan visits Saudi Arabia on first overseas trip". www.aljazeera.com. Retrieved 2022-09-22.
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  35. ^ "Saudi Arabia says sees an emboldened Iran around Middle East". Reuters. 2021-08-03. Retrieved 2022-09-22.
  36. ^ "Several wounded in a drone attack on Saudi airport: Coalition". www.aljazeera.com. Retrieved 2022-09-22.
  37. ^ "Saudi forces intercept three ballistic missiles, blame Houthis". www.aljazeera.com. Retrieved 2022-09-22.
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  39. ^ "Saudi king tells U.N. kingdom supports efforts to prevent nuclear Iran". Reuters. 2021-09-22. Retrieved 2022-09-22.
  40. ^ "Saudi Arabia summons Lebanese envoy over 'offensive' comments made by information minister". Arab News. 2021-10-27. Retrieved 2022-09-22.
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  42. ^ "Saudi Arabia detects first case of COVID-19 Omicron variant in Kingdom". Al Arabiya English. 2021-12-01. Retrieved 2022-09-22.
  43. ^ "Saudi-led coalition strikes Yemen's Sanaa airport". Reuters. 2021-12-21. Retrieved 2022-09-22.
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  45. ^ "Saudi perfume mogul Hussein Bakry Gazzaz dies at age 95". Arab News PK. 2021-01-08. Retrieved 2022-09-22.
  46. ^ "Khalid Abdullah, celebrated racing owner and breeder, dies". the Guardian. 2021-01-12. Retrieved 2022-09-22.
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