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Cornerstone To Be Laid On Saudi Arabia's Diriyah Gate Gigaproject The historical city of Diriyah, the birthplace of the first Saudi state, is hosting the cornerstone-laying event organized by the Diriyah Gate Development Authority (DGDA) on Wednesday to inaugurate t... November 20, 2019 0 27 Category: General
‘Mr. Worldwide’ Returning To Saudi As Diriyah Music Festival Gathers Pace The Kingdom is gearing up to welcome back ‘Mr. Worldwide’ as Pitbull joins the thrilling lineup for the Diriyah Music Festival, part of the epic month-long Diriyah Season. On Nov. 29, t... November 20, 2019 0 24 Category: Information
Saudi Minister Unveils Instant Visa Service For Small Businesses Saudi Arabia has unveiled plans to launch an instant work-visa service next month, through its Qiwa platform, that is specially designed to help new small businesses. Ahmed Al-Rajhi, the minister of l... November 20, 2019 0 20 Category: Information
How 1979 Siege Of Makkah Unfolded Throughout October 1979, close to a million Muslims from around the world had flooded into Makkah for Hajj, the pilgrimage to the spiritual heart of Islam that every physically and financially able be... November 20, 2019 0 26 Category: Information
Saudi Cabinet Condemns Israeli Airstrikes On Gaza Strip King Salman on Tuesday reviewed several reports on regional and international development presented to him during the weekly Cabinet session held in Riyadh. The Cabinet condemned the deadly Israeli ai... November 20, 2019 0 32 Category: Information
Mustafa Al-Mahdi, CEO Of The Royal Commission For Jubail And Yanbu Mustafa Al-Mahdi has been the CEO of the Royal Commission for Jubail and Yanbu since October 2018. Al-Mahdi did his bachelor’s in electrical engineering at the King Abdul Aziz University in Jed... November 20, 2019 0 17 Category: Information
Saudi Content Creator ‘decluttering’ Our Feeds The University of Business and Technology hosted the In:AD — Innovation in Advertising event on Tuesday. The event aims to bring together practitioners and academics to discuss trends and innova... November 20, 2019 0 41 Category: General
KSA Ranks 6th Globally In Young Universities Index King Abdullah University of Science and Technology (KAUST) has ranked sixth in the world, and first in the Middle East and North Africa, in the Young Universities Index. Published by Nature, the int... November 20, 2019 0 24 Category: General
165,000 Saudi Tourists Visited Indonesia In 2018, Says Official Indonesia’s Tourism Ministry has teamed up with its diplomatic missions in Saudi Arabia to promote the Southeast Asian country as a top international holiday destination. A festival has been or... November 20, 2019 0 30 Category: General
‘Riyadh Season Extension Limited To Some Areas’ The chairman of the General Entertainment Authority, Turki Al-Sheikh, announced on Tuesday the areas where Riyadh Season will be extended after its planned conclusion. He said in a statement: “... November 20, 2019 0 30 Category: Information
Saudi King Appoints Fahd Al-Rasheed As Head Of Riyadh Royal Commission King Salman has appointed Fahad Al-Rasheed as chief executive officer of a royal commission to develop Riyadh. The commission aims to develop the capital Riyadh where the government has said it wou... November 20, 2019 0 24 Category: Information
US Troops In Saudi Arabia Will Reach 3,000 In Coming Weeks The number of US troops in Saudi Arabia will reach 3,000 in the coming weeks as Washington boosts its forces in the Kingdom to help defend against Iran. In a letter to the House of Represntatives o... November 20, 2019 0 30 Category: International
18 People Jailed, Fined For Corruption In Saudi The Saudi public prosecution office gave 18 people prison sentences totaling 55 years, and fines totaling more than SR4 million ($1.06 million), for corruption. The defendants included officials, emp... November 20, 2019 0 27 Category: Information
NAUSS Dive Into Web With Cybercrimes Riyadh Forum Naif Arab University for Security Sciences (NAUSS) launched the Cybercrimes and Digital Forensics Forum on Tuesday. The event, which ends on Nov. 21, seeks to keep pace with scientific and technologic... November 20, 2019 0 20 Category: General
Eyes On Jeddah Ophthalmology Forum The fifth International Red Sea Ophthalmology Symposium (RSOS) will be inaugurated in Jeddah on Wednesday by Prince Abdul Aziz bin Ahmed, chief of the Saudi Ophthalmological Society. Ali bin Mohammed... November 20, 2019 0 24 Category: General
Average Compensation Paid To Workers In Saudi Private Sector Increased By 0.5 Percent A survey released by the General Authority for Statistics (GaStat) for the second quarter of 2019 showed a 1.8 percent decrease in the total number of employees in the private sector from the first qu... November 20, 2019 0 21 Category: General
Saudi Ministry Of Hajj, Umrah Wins Big Data Award The Ministry of Hajj and Umrah on Tuesday won first place for the best agency implementing big data in the management of operations at the 17th International Operations and Maintenance Conference in t... November 20, 2019 0 32 Category: Information
Saudi Capital Riyadh Hit By Thunderstorms Riyadh witnessed heavy rain, thunderstorms, lightning and a substantial drop in temperature on Tuesday. The temperature is expected to fall further to 7 degrees Celsius on Wednesday and 6 degrees Cel... November 20, 2019 0 89 Category: Information
Saudi Arabia Adopted The Implementation Of WHO's Healthy Cities Program Since 1998, Saudi Arabia has adopted the implementation of the World Health Organization (WHO)'s Healthy Cities Program (HCP). Consequently, the country has registered 30 cities through multipl... November 19, 2019 0 61 Category: Information
Nitaqat Rules Not Binding On New Establishments Newly established firms are not bound to adhere to the Nitaqat rules making it obligatory on them to have a set percentage of Saudi employees, according to the Minister of Labor and Social Development... November 19, 2019 0 73 Category: Information