Saudi Arabia suspends entry from 20 countries from Feb 3: State news agency

Reuters , Tuesday 2 Feb 2021

The temporary ban includes people arriving from the United Arab Emirates, Germany, the United States, Britain, South Africa, France, Egypt, Lebanon, India and Pakistan

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Passengers arrive at Jeddah's King Abdulaziz International airport. New COVID-19 restrictions will stop people traveling to the Kingdom. AFP

Saudi Arabia on Tuesday suspended entry to the kingdom from 20 countries, with the exception of diplomats, Saudi citizens, medical practitioners and their families, to help curb the spread of the coronavirus, the state news agency reported.

The temporary ban, effective from Feb. 3, includes people arriving from the United Arab Emirates, Germany, the United States, Britain, South Africa, France, Egypt, Lebanon, India and Pakistan.

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