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EAA Foundation’s moving exhibition kicked off at the W Hotel
Culture & Education | Sunday 27 May, 2018 5:58 am
Education Above All (EAA) Foundation recently held a reception at the opening of its ‘Reaching 10 Million Out of School Children’ exhibition at the W Hotel Doha, in the presence of a number of ambassadors, to mark a major milestone in its work to empower 10 million marginalised and...
Badir Program startups raise over $2.3 million in first quarter of 2018
Technology & IT | Sunday 27 May, 2018 5:37 am
The technology startups incubated by Badir Program, one of the King Abdul Aziz City for Science and Technology main initiatives, have successfully raised around SR 8,830 million ($2,347 million) in the first quarter of 2018 through 9 funding deals. The total funding has been increased to...
Saudi aircraft firm reveals major growth plans
Tourism & Hospitality | Sunday 27 May, 2018 5:22 am
The new Aircraft Accessories and Components Company (AACC) headquarters at King Abdul Aziz International Airport in Jeddah were officially opened on Friday by Saudi Arabian Military Industries (SAMI) Chairman Ahmed Al-Khatib.   In his opening speech, Eng. Mansour Al-Eid, AACC’s...
Misk Innovation initiative participates in International Technology Fair in Paris
Technology & IT | Sunday 27 May, 2018 5:00 am
The Misk Innovation initiative, supported by the Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman bin Abdul Aziz Foundation (Misk), participated in the International Technology Fair “VivaTech” on Saturday in Paris. This is the first participation of its kind to support the emerging...
KSA setting up commission to help disabled people integrate with mainstream society
Tourism & Hospitality | Sunday 27 May, 2018 4:21 am
Saudi Arabia will set up a high-powered national commission to help disabled people in the Kingdom integrate with mainstream society. “The creation of this new commission is an important step, a historic move,” said Prince Sultan bin Salman, chairman of the Riyadh-based King Salman...
Real Madrid beat Liverpool 3-1 to win Champions League
Sports | Sunday 27 May, 2018 3:43 am
Gareth Bale’s eye-catching scissor-kick helped Real Madrid to a third successive Champions League title on Saturday with a 3-1 victory over a Liverpool side thwarted by a pair of goalkeeping blunders and Mohamed Salah being forced off injured. Bale’s jaw-dropping overhead kick put...
Al-Khobar becomes first city in MENA to get 5G network
Technology & IT | Sunday 27 May, 2018 2:39 am
Al-Khobar in the Eastern Province has become the first city in the Middle East and North Africa (MENA) region to benefit from a pilot project on the fifth-generation wireless network, or 5G network, according to a press statement issued by the Center of International Communication. The project...
Arab Coalition led by KSA receives thanks from Al-Balsam
Healthcare | Sunday 27 May, 2018 1:45 am
Executive Director of Al-Balsam International Organization Dr. Emad bin Abdullah Bukhari has extended thanks to the Custodian of the Two Holy Mosques King Salman and the Crown Prince for their efforts in facilitating the mission of the humanitarian organization in Yemen. He appreciated the...
Dubai Customs showcases IPR efforts to Japanese delegation
Business & Money | Saturday 26 May, 2018 5:41 pm
Dubai Customs’ IPR Department received a Japanese business delegation at its main building in Mina Rashid. Yousef Ozair, Director of Intellectual Property Rights Department (IPR), Narmin Ahmad Ali Issa, Director of Legal Affairs Department, Mohammed bin Nasser, Manager of Follow-up...
Sharjah Ramadan Football Championship Day 8: Focus on Outstanding Round 2 for Under 14s
Sports | Saturday 26 May, 2018 5:29 pm
The first ever Under-14s element of the Third Sharjah Ramadan Football Championship (SRFC) has produced some of the most hard-fought games of the tournament so far during its second round of the season, as the teams near their AED 50,000 first-place prize money and Day 8 gave the spectators two of...