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Saudi Tourism Development Fund launches program to support 10,000 SMEs

Tue, 2022-11-29 16:33 RIYADH: The Saudi Tourism Development Fund announced the launch of the Tourism Aid program to support 10,000 small and medium-sized enterprises in the Kingdom, Saudi Press Agency reported.  The program is divided into three subcatego
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Saudi Tourism Development Fund launches program to support 10,000 SMEs

Tue, 2022-11-29 16:33 RIYADH: The Saudi Tourism Development Fund announced the launch of the Tourism Aid program to support 10,000 small and medium-sized enterprises in the Kingdom, Saudi Press Agency reported.  The program is divided into three subcategories that cover key financial aspects of establishments in the industry: conducting trials, innovation and hospitality. Main category: Saudi Arabia

Saudi Authority for People with Disabilities organizes sign language workshop for government agencies

Tue, 2022-11-29 19:47 RIYADH: The Saudi Authority for People with Disabilities organized a workshop for a variety of government sectors titled Fundamentals of communication in sign language” in Riyadh. The workshop aims to teach the fundamentals of commu
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Saudi Authority for People with Disabilities organizes sign language workshop for government agencies

Tue, 2022-11-29 19:47 RIYADH: The Saudi Authority for People with Disabilities organized a workshop for a variety of government sectors titled Fundamentals of communication in sign language” in Riyadh. The workshop aims to teach the fundamentals of communication with deaf people and those with hearing impairments, as well as to raise awareness in government sectors about dealing and communicating with deaf people.Main category: Saudi Arabia

Tuwaiq Academy launches 20 boot camps to boost tech skills

Tue, 2022-11-29 21:46 JEDDAH: The Tuwaiq Academy, under the Saudi Federation for Cybersecurity, Programming and Drones, will launch 20 technology boot camps in partnership with major tech firms, including Amazon, Huawei and Alibaba. The boot camps will off
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Tuwaiq Academy launches 20 boot camps to boost tech skills

Tue, 2022-11-29 21:46 JEDDAH: The Tuwaiq Academy, under the Saudi Federation for Cybersecurity, Programming and Drones, will launch 20 technology boot camps in partnership with major tech firms, including Amazon, Huawei and Alibaba. The boot camps will offer participants the latest knowledge and expertise, and bridge the gap between modern technologies and business requirements. Trainees will also develop their skills in advanced technology.Main category: Saudi Arabia

New joint venture Tahaluf to support Saudi events sector

Tue, 2022-11-29 21:04 RIYADH: The Saudi Federation for Cybersecurity, Programming and Drones and Informa PLC recently launched the joint venture Tahaluf, which aims to train young Saudi women and men in events administration and attract international events
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New joint venture Tahaluf to support Saudi events sector

Tue, 2022-11-29 21:04 RIYADH: The Saudi Federation for Cybersecurity, Programming and Drones and Informa PLC recently launched the joint venture Tahaluf, which aims to train young Saudi women and men in events administration and attract international events into Saudi Arabia. The venture is part of the Kingdom’s Vision 2030 goals to achieve economic diversification and create employment opportunities for Saudi citizens.Main category: Saudi Arabia

Saudi Health Ministry to provide remote treatment for stroke patients

Tue, 2022-11-29 23:13 RIYADH: The Saudi Ministry of Health, represented by Seha Virtual Hospital and the Innovation Empowerment Center, recently signed a cooperation agreement with a local company to treat stroke patients remotely. The agreement will ensur
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Saudi Health Ministry to provide remote treatment for stroke patients

Tue, 2022-11-29 23:13 RIYADH: The Saudi Ministry of Health, represented by Seha Virtual Hospital and the Innovation Empowerment Center, recently signed a cooperation agreement with a local company to treat stroke patients remotely. The agreement will ensure several health facilities are linked to Seha Virtual Hospital for the service. The pact includes training, lectures, workshops and simulations using artificial intelligence technology. Physicians will also be able to help diagnose rare diseases such as idiopathic pulmonary fibrosis.Main category: Saudi Arabia

Saudi Cabinet praises airport masterplan announcement by Crown Prince

Tue, 2022-11-29 15:26 RIYADH: The Saudi Cabinet on Tuesday praised a project to build a new airport in the Kingdom that is set to become one of the world’s largest airports. The statement came during the weekly Cabinet meeting which was chaired by Saudi
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Saudi Cabinet praises airport masterplan announcement by Crown Prince

Tue, 2022-11-29 15:26 RIYADH: The Saudi Cabinet on Tuesday praised a project to build a new airport in the Kingdom that is set to become one of the world’s largest airports. The statement came during the weekly Cabinet meeting which was chaired by Saudi King Salman at Al-Yamamah Palace in the capital Riyadh.Main category: Saudi Arabia

Germany’s Symphoniker Hamburg Orchestra hits all the right notes in Jeddah 

Tue, 2022-11-29 15:26 The Symphoniker Hamburg Orchestra wowed its audience in Jeddah at Hayy Jameel’s community courtyard, Saha, last week.  The performers at the 90-minute open-air concert — Susanne Barner, Marc Renner, Elmar Honig, Christian Ganzhor
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Germany’s Symphoniker Hamburg Orchestra hits all the right notes in Jeddah 

Tue, 2022-11-29 15:26 The Symphoniker Hamburg Orchestra wowed its audience in Jeddah at Hayy Jameel’s community courtyard, Saha, last week.  The performers at the 90-minute open-air concert — Susanne Barner, Marc Renner, Elmar Honig, Christian Ganzhorn, Peter Gulyka, Katharina Ivanova and Mihaly Andras — captivated people with beautiful traditional and contemporary pieces that highlighted the culture of Germany.  Established in 1957, Symphoniker Hamburg has always been an orchestra for the people of Hamburg and the ensemble’s aim was to let the world discover the city’s musical life.Main category: Saudi Arabia

‘Messi 10’ circus show mesmerizes Riyadh fans

Tue, 2022-11-29 16:36 RIYADH: The major career milestones of the Argentine football player Lionel Messi are being showcased at a Riyadh Season show, much to the delight of local fans. The “Messi 10 International Circus World Cup Edition” features acrob
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‘Messi 10’ circus show mesmerizes Riyadh fans

Tue, 2022-11-29 16:36 RIYADH: The major career milestones of the Argentine football player Lionel Messi are being showcased at a Riyadh Season show, much to the delight of local fans. The “Messi 10 International Circus World Cup Edition” features acrobats whose athleticism pays tribute to the artistry of one of the most famous players in history.  One of the show’s directors, Andrew Corbett, told Arab News that the name of the production refers to Messi’s shirt number.Main category: Saudi Arabia

5m visitors enjoy Riyadh Season in 5 weeks

Tue, 2022-11-29 16:48 RIYADH: There have been 5 million visitors so far to Riyadh Season 2022 following its launch on Oct. 21. The entertainment zones, events, experiences, exhibitions, shows, plays, concerts and cafes have attracted visitors from inside a
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5m visitors enjoy Riyadh Season in 5 weeks

Tue, 2022-11-29 16:48 RIYADH: There have been 5 million visitors so far to Riyadh Season 2022 following its launch on Oct. 21. The entertainment zones, events, experiences, exhibitions, shows, plays, concerts and cafes have attracted visitors from inside and outside the Kingdom. The season has combined originality with modernity and history, through activities that have provided visitors with options that include the travel experience of Boulevard World, and Qariat Zaman, a window into Saudi’s past.Main category: Saudi Arabia

Industry leaders at XP Music Futures predict Arab region as next global music hub

Tue, 2022-11-29 17:04 RIYADH: The second MDLBEAST’s XP Music Futures conference, platforming regional and international industry leaders and experts, at Diriyah’s Jax District, concludes on Wednesday.  The event kicked off on Monday with an enticing p
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Industry leaders at XP Music Futures predict Arab region as next global music hub

Tue, 2022-11-29 17:04 RIYADH: The second MDLBEAST’s XP Music Futures conference, platforming regional and international industry leaders and experts, at Diriyah’s Jax District, concludes on Wednesday.  The event kicked off on Monday with an enticing performance by up-and-coming Saudi talents Ntitled and MOT, who opened for various keynote speakers, including Mathew Knowles, Elyanna, Hardwell and Amy Thomson to discuss the evolution of the region’s music industry. Main category: Saudi Arabia

KSRelief continues aid efforts in Pakistan, Sudan and Yemen

Tue, 2022-11-29 11:28 DUBAI: Saudi Arabia’s King Salman Humanitarian Aid and Relief Centre (KSRelief) delivered 2,464 winter bags to people in Pakistan.  The relief items benefited 17,248 people affected by floods in Shahdadkot, Badin, Dadu and Jamshoro
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KSRelief continues aid efforts in Pakistan, Sudan and Yemen

Tue, 2022-11-29 11:28 DUBAI: Saudi Arabia’s King Salman Humanitarian Aid and Relief Centre (KSRelief) delivered 2,464 winter bags to people in Pakistan.  The relief items benefited 17,248 people affected by floods in Shahdadkot, Badin, Dadu and Jamshoro regions of Sindh province, state agency SPA reported.  KSRelief also continued its aid efforts in Sudan’s capital, Khartoum, by distributing 265 food packages to families in-need.  Meanwhile, the relief center concluded its volunteer medical program Mukalla city in Yemen’s Hadhramaut governorate. Main category: Saudi Arabia

Indian Consulate hosts tea-tasting reception in Jeddah

Mon, 2022-11-28 23:55 RIYADH: The Indian Consulate in Jeddah, in association with the Saudi Indian Business Network, hosted an event to taste tea from Indian tea gardens of various provinces. Consul General Mohammad Shahid Alam inaugurated the event amid
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Indian Consulate hosts tea-tasting reception in Jeddah

Mon, 2022-11-28 23:55 RIYADH: The Indian Consulate in Jeddah, in association with the Saudi Indian Business Network, hosted an event to taste tea from Indian tea gardens of various provinces. Consul General Mohammad Shahid Alam inaugurated the event amid a garden setting decorated with Indian themes by the Red Sea. He spoke about the strong relationship between Saudi Arabia and India.Main category: Saudi Arabia

Who’s Who: Noha Radwan, vice president at Retaj Engineering and Consulting Co.

Mon, 2022-11-28 22:40 Noha Radwan has been vice president, junior partner, and a member of the board of directors at Retaj Engineering and Consulting Co. since 2014. During her time with the Saudi architecture firm, she has developed and implemented value-
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Who’s Who: Noha Radwan, vice president at Retaj Engineering and Consulting Co.

Mon, 2022-11-28 22:40 Noha Radwan has been vice president, junior partner, and a member of the board of directors at Retaj Engineering and Consulting Co. since 2014. During her time with the Saudi architecture firm, she has developed and implemented value-added strategies to increase product and service profitability, drawn up marketing initiatives to build brand reputation and customer engagement, and provided sales and marketing trend forecasts to improve business strategy.Main category: Saudi Arabia

Dress to impress: The Saudi designer on a mission to make fashion sustainable

Mon, 2022-11-28 21:49 JEDDAH: A recent trend in global fashion has been an attempt to make the industry more environmentally friendly and sustainable. As a result, some designers have been inspired to create ready-to-wear clothing from recycled materials.Mai
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Dress to impress: The Saudi designer on a mission to make fashion sustainable

Mon, 2022-11-28 21:49 JEDDAH: A recent trend in global fashion has been an attempt to make the industry more environmentally friendly and sustainable. As a result, some designers have been inspired to create ready-to-wear clothing from recycled materials.Main category: Saudi ArabiaFashion

UN food body backs Saudi green climate, energy commitments

Mon, 2022-11-28 22:03 RIYADH: The United Nations Food and Agriculture Organization has lauded the Kingdom for its its climate change commitments such as the Saudi Green Initiative and the Middle East Green Initiative, environment protection and energy transi
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UN food body backs Saudi green climate, energy commitments

Mon, 2022-11-28 22:03 RIYADH: The United Nations Food and Agriculture Organization has lauded the Kingdom for its its climate change commitments such as the Saudi Green Initiative and the Middle East Green Initiative, environment protection and energy transition programs. In an exclusive interview with Arab News, the FAO’s Assistant Director General and Regional Representative for the Near East and North Africa Abdulhakim Elwaer said that this was the view of FAO’s Director-General QU Dongyu.Main category: Saudi Arabia

Moroccan culture: Explore the wonders of Europe and Africa at Riyadh’s Boulevard World

Mon, 2022-11-28 22:28 RIYADH: Riyadh Season’s Boulevard World, which opened last week, brings together the cultures of 10 countries in a single location on the largest artificial lake in the world. The Morocco subzone is one of them. Due to its location
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Moroccan culture: Explore the wonders of Europe and Africa at Riyadh’s Boulevard World

Mon, 2022-11-28 22:28 RIYADH: Riyadh Season’s Boulevard World, which opened last week, brings together the cultures of 10 countries in a single location on the largest artificial lake in the world. The Morocco subzone is one of them. Due to its location between Europe and Africa and its border with the Sahara in the south, Morocco has a lot of different cultural and geographical influences. This makes the Morocco subzone one of the best examples of physical and symbolic heritage in Riyadh Season.Main category: Saudi ArabiaArt & Culture

Saudi Shoura Council Chairman receives Bahrain’s Ambassador to KSA

Mon, 2022-11-28 22:53 RIYADH: Saudi Shoura Council Chairman Dr. Abdullah bin Mohammed Al-Asheikh received Bahrain’s Ambassador to the Kingdom Shaikh Ali Abdulrahman bin Ali Al-Khalifa in Riyadh on Monday. During the meeting, the two discussed several top
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Saudi Shoura Council Chairman receives Bahrain’s Ambassador to KSA

Mon, 2022-11-28 22:53 RIYADH: Saudi Shoura Council Chairman Dr. Abdullah bin Mohammed Al-Asheikh received Bahrain’s Ambassador to the Kingdom Shaikh Ali Abdulrahman bin Ali Al-Khalifa in Riyadh on Monday. During the meeting, the two discussed several topics of common interest, including relations between the Saudi and Bahraini Shoura councils. Both parties cited the depth of the relations between the two countries, rooted in cultural and religious ties, and stressed their mutual eagerness to further develop these bonds.Main category: Saudi Arabia

Saudi Arabia sponsors $1bn economic reform in Yemen

Sun, 2022-11-27 23:18 RIYADH: Under the sponsorship of Saudi Arabia, the Arab Monetary Fund has signed a $1 billion agreement with the Yemeni government to revitalize its flagging economy. The deal, signed in Riyadh, seeks to establish a comprehensive econ
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Saudi Arabia sponsors $1bn economic reform in Yemen

Sun, 2022-11-27 23:18 RIYADH: Under the sponsorship of Saudi Arabia, the Arab Monetary Fund has signed a $1 billion agreement with the Yemeni government to revitalize its flagging economy. The deal, signed in Riyadh, seeks to establish a comprehensive economic, financial and monetary reform program to improve governance and transparency, expand and diversify production and lower unemployment and poverty.Main category: Saudi Arabia

Saudi Arabia’s largest e-sports festival kick starts in Riyadh

Sun, 2022-11-27 21:07 RIYADH: The RUSH festival, the largest event for virtual sports and games, opened at the Riyadh Front on Saturday as part of the Riyadh Season of activities. Over five days, it will provide gamers with the best-known games and real-li
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Saudi Arabia’s largest e-sports festival kick starts in Riyadh

Sun, 2022-11-27 21:07 RIYADH: The RUSH festival, the largest event for virtual sports and games, opened at the Riyadh Front on Saturday as part of the Riyadh Season of activities. Over five days, it will provide gamers with the best-known games and real-life experiences.Main category: Saudi ArabiaArt & Culture

University signs deal to boost Saudi student fitness

Sun, 2022-11-27 22:02 JEDDAH: The Saudi Sports for All Federation has signed a deal with the Arab Open University in Riyadh to cooperate on creating sports programs that will help build a healthy and active society. Both organizations will also work togeth
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University signs deal to boost Saudi student fitness

Sun, 2022-11-27 22:02 JEDDAH: The Saudi Sports for All Federation has signed a deal with the Arab Open University in Riyadh to cooperate on creating sports programs that will help build a healthy and active society. Both organizations will also work together to promote sports culture and community sports to build a healthy lifestyle among the AOU’s students. The federation will use the university’s sports facilities to launch initiatives and sports groups, organize community events and motivate students to take part.Main category: Saudi Arabia

Saudi, Egyptian interior ministers hold talks in Riyadh

Sun, 2022-11-27 22:33 RIYADH: Saudi Interior Minister Prince Abdulaziz bin Saud held talks with his Egyptian counterpart Mahmoud Tawfiq in Riyadh on Sunday, the Saudi Press Agency reported.  They discussed ways to improve security cooperation between thei
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Saudi, Egyptian interior ministers hold talks in Riyadh

Sun, 2022-11-27 22:33 RIYADH: Saudi Interior Minister Prince Abdulaziz bin Saud held talks with his Egyptian counterpart Mahmoud Tawfiq in Riyadh on Sunday, the Saudi Press Agency reported.  They discussed ways to improve security cooperation between their ministries. The talks also saw the signing of a cooperation agreement to combat crime.Main category: Saudi Arabia

Saudi aid center chief meets Uzbek Special Representative for Afghanistan

Sun, 2022-11-27 22:42 RIYADH: The general supervisor of the King Salman Humanitarian Aid and Relief Center (KSrelief), Dr. Abdullah Al-Rabeeah, met with the Special Representative of the President of Uzbekistan for Afghanistan Ismatulla Irgashev at the cente
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Saudi aid center chief meets Uzbek Special Representative for Afghanistan

Sun, 2022-11-27 22:42 RIYADH: The general supervisor of the King Salman Humanitarian Aid and Relief Center (KSrelief), Dr. Abdullah Al-Rabeeah, met with the Special Representative of the President of Uzbekistan for Afghanistan Ismatulla Irgashev at the center’s headquarters on Sunday. The meeting discussed issues of common interest that are relevant to the relief and humanitarian affairs in Afghanistan. Irgashev expressed his admiration for KSrelief’s highly professional approach when supporting the needy around the world without any discrimination.   Main category: Saudi Arabia

Organization of Islamic Cooperation reiterates support for UN alliance

Sun, 2022-11-27 23:25 RIYADH: The secretary-general of the Organization of Islamic Cooperation, Hissein Brahim Taha, has highlighted the increasing significance of the partnership between the OIC and the Global Forum of the UN Alliance of Civilizations. Hi
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Organization of Islamic Cooperation reiterates support for UN alliance

Sun, 2022-11-27 23:25 RIYADH: The secretary-general of the Organization of Islamic Cooperation, Hissein Brahim Taha, has highlighted the increasing significance of the partnership between the OIC and the Global Forum of the UN Alliance of Civilizations. His comments were passed on by OIC assistant secretary-general for humanitarian, social, and cultural affairs, Tarig Ali Bakheet, at the recent high-level ministerial group meeting of the 9th Global Forum of the UNAOC held in Fes, Morocco.Main category: Saudi Arabia

World premiere of ‘Nine Songs’ fills AlUla with excitement

Sun, 2022-11-27 15:34 ALULA: Every seat occupied beneath the vast AlUla sky at the outdoor Wadi AlFann was filled with anticipation and excitement to witness the world premiere of “Nine Songs” on Saturday night. For two nights only, ending Nov. 27, th
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World premiere of ‘Nine Songs’ fills AlUla with excitement

Sun, 2022-11-27 15:34 ALULA: Every seat occupied beneath the vast AlUla sky at the outdoor Wadi AlFann was filled with anticipation and excitement to witness the world premiere of “Nine Songs” on Saturday night. For two nights only, ending Nov. 27, the vision of artist Rui Fu, and co-artistic director and producer, Farooq Chaudhry, morphed from Mother Nature into life. The audience received a full sensory experience, surrounded by a carefully-curated, modern and inventive interpretation unfurling before them.Main category: Saudi Arabia

University of Tabuk and Red Sea Global launch Saudi tourism program 

Sun, 2022-11-27 17:18 JEDDAH: The University of Tabuk and Red Sea Global signed a partnership to launch a tourism educational program for Saudi students, Red Sea Hospitality Pioneers. The program will take place at the Tourism and Hospitality College of Al
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University of Tabuk and Red Sea Global launch Saudi tourism program 

Sun, 2022-11-27 17:18 JEDDAH: The University of Tabuk and Red Sea Global signed a partnership to launch a tourism educational program for Saudi students, Red Sea Hospitality Pioneers. The program will take place at the Tourism and Hospitality College of Al-Wajh governorate, located on the coast of the Red Sea. The University of Tabuk tweeted: “The Red Sea Hospitality Pioneers Program, ending with employment will begin in the second semester of the academic year 1444 AH (2023 A.D.).”Main category: Saudi Arabia

Artist spotlight for Saudi Arabia’s ‘lost treasure’

Sat, 2022-11-26 21:58 RIYADH: He was a pioneering Saudi contemporary artist who exhibited abroad in exhibitions and biennales, but whose name was rarely heard at home. Now, four years after he died alone and surrounded by his beloved works of art, Fahad Al
Saudi Arabia

Artist spotlight for Saudi Arabia’s ‘lost treasure’

Sat, 2022-11-26 21:58 RIYADH: He was a pioneering Saudi contemporary artist who exhibited abroad in exhibitions and biennales, but whose name was rarely heard at home. Now, four years after he died alone and surrounded by his beloved works of art, Fahad Al-Hajailan is at last getting the recognition he deserves. Mono Gallery, in collaboration with Naila Art Gallery, has revived his work with a “Al-Hajailan in the Mirror” exhibition commemorating the artist’s lost legacy.Main category: Saudi ArabiaArt & Culture

Little Riyadh opens to the public

Sat, 2022-11-26 22:17 RIYADH: A new entertainment zone was added to Riyadh Season on Saturday with the opening of Little Riyadh, which offers visitors a range of activities, including live music, yoga sessions, and crafting workshops. Situated next to The
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Little Riyadh opens to the public

Sat, 2022-11-26 22:17 RIYADH: A new entertainment zone was added to Riyadh Season on Saturday with the opening of Little Riyadh, which offers visitors a range of activities, including live music, yoga sessions, and crafting workshops. Situated next to The Groves in the Diplomatic Quarter, Little Riyadh also houses a number of dining options, including Parker’s, which bills itself as a “French restaurant with an American touch,” and the first Riyadh branch of the well-known Danish juice bar and coffee shop Joe & The Juice. Little Riyadh is open daily from 7 a.m. until 1 a.m.Main category: Saudi Arabia

Saudi aid center continues health, water projects in Yemen

Sat, 2022-11-26 22:29 RIYADH: The King Salman Humanitarian Aid and Relief Center is continuing its aid efforts in Yemen with the provision of health and water projects to individuals and families in need. KSrelief’s mobile medical clinics provided treatm
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Saudi aid center continues health, water projects in Yemen

Sat, 2022-11-26 22:29 RIYADH: The King Salman Humanitarian Aid and Relief Center is continuing its aid efforts in Yemen with the provision of health and water projects to individuals and families in need. KSrelief’s mobile medical clinics provided treatment services to 2,711 beneficiaries in the Hajjah governorate in one month.Main category: Saudi Arabia

Who’s Who: Fawziah Al-Hoshan, general manager for Saudi Arabia at YOUGotaGift

Sat, 2022-11-26 22:24 Fawziah Al-Hoshan is the general manager for Saudi Arabia at YOUGotaGift, the Middle East’s leading marketplace for gift cards. Her experience in human resources and rewards management spans over a decade. In her career, Al-Hosha
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Who’s Who: Fawziah Al-Hoshan, general manager for Saudi Arabia at YOUGotaGift

Sat, 2022-11-26 22:24 Fawziah Al-Hoshan is the general manager for Saudi Arabia at YOUGotaGift, the Middle East’s leading marketplace for gift cards. Her experience in human resources and rewards management spans over a decade. In her career, Al-Hoshan has worked with multinational corporations and Saudi corporations. In addition to developing and driving employee engagement and well-being, Al-Hoshan bridges the gap between organizational direction and employee lifecycles and empowers people and institutions.Main category: Saudi Arabia

Saudi delegation attends Gulf Military Media Coexistence program in Kuwait

Sat, 2022-11-26 23:07 KUWAIT: The Saudi Ministry of Defense, represented by the General Administration of Strategic Communication at the ministry’s Agency for Strategic Affairs, participated in the Gulf Military Media Coexistence program, which was recentl
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Saudi delegation attends Gulf Military Media Coexistence program in Kuwait

Sat, 2022-11-26 23:07 KUWAIT: The Saudi Ministry of Defense, represented by the General Administration of Strategic Communication at the ministry’s Agency for Strategic Affairs, participated in the Gulf Military Media Coexistence program, which was recently hosted by the armed forces in Kuwait. The Saudi delegation was headed by the administration’s Director-General Abdul Rahman bin Sultan Al-Sultan. The departments concerned with communication and moral guidance in the ministries of defense in Gulf Cooperation Council countries participated in the program.Main category: Saudi Arabia

UNWTO passes Saudi resolution to transform global tourism

Sat, 2022-11-26 14:17 MARRAKECH: The 177th Executive Council of the UN World Trade Organization has passed a Saudi resolution to “redesign tourism” in the wake of the COVID-19 pandemic. As newly elected chair of the council, the Kingdom successfully lo
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UNWTO passes Saudi resolution to transform global tourism

Sat, 2022-11-26 14:17 MARRAKECH: The 177th Executive Council of the UN World Trade Organization has passed a Saudi resolution to “redesign tourism” in the wake of the COVID-19 pandemic. As newly elected chair of the council, the Kingdom successfully lobbied for the creation of a Saudi-Spain-UNWTO working group to oversee and direct significant changes to the global tourism industry.  Main category: Saudi Arabia

Saudi aid center gives food aid to drought-hit Ethiopian families

Sat, 2022-11-26 01:50 RIYADH: The King Salman Humanitarian Aid and Relief Center is to provide food aid to families affected by drought in Ethiopia. KSrelief aims to distribute 3,600 food baskets to help around 21,600 people suffering food insecurity, the
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Saudi aid center gives food aid to drought-hit Ethiopian families

Sat, 2022-11-26 01:50 RIYADH: The King Salman Humanitarian Aid and Relief Center is to provide food aid to families affected by drought in Ethiopia. KSrelief aims to distribute 3,600 food baskets to help around 21,600 people suffering food insecurity, the organization said. Ahmed bin Ali Al-Baiz, the assistant general supervisor for operations and programs at KSrelief, signed the food aid agreement.   Main category: Saudi Arabia

'Free Prisoners' to be performed at Sharm El-Sheikh International Theatre Festival for Youth 2022

Sat, 2022-11-26 01:59 RIYADH: The Saudi Theatre and Performing Arts Commission announced that the play “Free Prisoners” will be staged during the 7th edition of Sharm El-Sheikh International Theatre Festival for Youth 2022. The festival will be held fr
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'Free Prisoners' to be performed at Sharm El-Sheikh International Theatre Festival for Youth 2022

Sat, 2022-11-26 01:59 RIYADH: The Saudi Theatre and Performing Arts Commission announced that the play “Free Prisoners” will be staged during the 7th edition of Sharm El-Sheikh International Theatre Festival for Youth 2022. The festival will be held from Nov. 24-30 at the old souks of Sharm El-Sheikh, Egypt. The play will take place on the 2nd day of the festival. It is about a graphic artist, Imad, who suffers from psychological issues controlling his mind and life and imprisoning him.Main category: Saudi Arabia

Saudi aid agency supports Chad to address malaria epidemic

Sat, 2022-11-26 04:42 RIYADH: Saudi Arabia’s King Salman Humanitarian Aid and Relief Center has delivered support to the Ministry of Public Health and National Solidarity in Chad to prevent and respond to the malaria epidemic, Saudi Press Agency reported o
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Saudi aid agency supports Chad to address malaria epidemic

Sat, 2022-11-26 04:42 RIYADH: Saudi Arabia’s King Salman Humanitarian Aid and Relief Center has delivered support to the Ministry of Public Health and National Solidarity in Chad to prevent and respond to the malaria epidemic, Saudi Press Agency reported on Friday. The support was delivered in the presence of the Chadian Minister of Public Health and National Solidarity, Dr. Abdelmadjid Abderahim, the Kingdom’s ambassador to Chad, Amer bin Ali Al-Shehri, the KSrelief representative in the capital, N’Djamena, and a number of officials.Main category: Saudi Arabia

DGDA employees sign mud bricks to build on Al-Turaif’s heritage

Fri, 2022-11-25 18:57 RIYADH: Some 1,500 employees at the Diriyah Gate Development Authority have put their signatures on mud bricks to be used to restore Al-Turaif, the original home of the Saudi royal family and the country’s first capital. DGDA Group
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DGDA employees sign mud bricks to build on Al-Turaif’s heritage

Fri, 2022-11-25 18:57 RIYADH: Some 1,500 employees at the Diriyah Gate Development Authority have put their signatures on mud bricks to be used to restore Al-Turaif, the original home of the Saudi royal family and the country’s first capital. DGDA Group CEO Jerry Inzerillo told Arab News: “Three hundred years ago the birthplace of the Kingdom was Al-Turaif. We give all our love and praise to the Custodian of the Two Holy Mosques, King Salman, to restore Al-Turaif, which was built by Saudis brick by brick, but no one knows their names.Main category: Saudi Arabia