Saturday, March 17, 2018
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Trump's instructions to the CIA for not interfering in the Russian presidential election
Government | Saturday 17 March, 2018 4:41 pm
The US president has ordered the CIA not to interfere in the Russian presidential elections, and in return Russia will not intervene in the upcoming US election. Former CIA employee and current whistle blower "Jeffrey Sterling" announced that US President Donald Trump had ordered...
King will travel on Haramain Train during Madinah visit: Prince Faisal
Tourism & Hospitality | Saturday 17 March, 2018 6:00 am
Custodian of the Two Holy Mosques King Salman will travel on board the Haramain High Speed Train in the near future, Prince Faisal Bin Salman, emir of Madinah region, has announced. “King Salman has informed me about his intention to board the train in the near future when he makes a visit to ...
Green light for new Saudi shipyard as finance deal clinched
Business & Money | Saturday 17 March, 2018 5:16 am
A joint venture involving Saudi Aramco has kicked off construction work at a new shipyard on Saudi Arabia’s east coast, it was announced on Friday. Consortium member Lamprell said in a statement that the JV, International Maritime Industries (IMI), started operations after reaching...
KSA’s Haramain train speeds toward a 2018 opening
Tourism & Hospitality | Saturday 17 March, 2018 5:14 am
The SR60 billion ($16 billion) high-speed Haramain train is on track to be fully operational this year, according to Minister of Transportation and Chairman of the Saudi Railway Organization Nabil Al-Amoudi. He said that the service will be functional for the public in 2018, in conformity with all ...
Isuzu “D-Max” Won the Long Distance Driving Challenge
Cars & Autos | Saturday 17 March, 2018 5:06 am
Isuzu D-Max has won the new excited experience that pointed out how powerful the engine is along with the low fuel consumption after traveling 1386 Kilometer from the West Coast to the East Coast with only one stop in Riyadh. Isuzu proved its fuel economy once again with a new records that...
Saudi Startup
Tourism & Hospitality | Saturday 17 March, 2018 4:21 am
Saudi-based logistics platform Wasel Lee has just announced a $ 133,000 Series A round, led by three individual investors. The platform, which is one of the projects incubated by Badir Program for technology incubators and accelerators at Abha Incubator,  plans to use the funds to introduce...
Travel Audience Enters Into Agreement With Dubai Tourism
Tourism & Hospitality | Saturday 17 March, 2018 4:10 am
Digital advertising spend surpassed TV worldwide in 2017, totaling over $200 billion, and with digital media consumption evolving at breakneck speed, destination marketers are shifting gears towards a smarter digital ecosystem.   Further accelerating its ‘digital, mobile and social ...
Kalimat Foundation Begins its ‘Pledge a Library’ Initiative by Supporting Two Libraries in Paris
Culture & Education | Saturday 17 March, 2018 4:09 am
In the presence of Sheikha Bodour bint Sultan Al Qasimi, Founder and Chairperson of Kalimat Foundation for Children's Empowerment (KF), the foundation has distributed the first batch of books as part of its ‘Pledge a Library’ initiative to support Arabic literature for children in...
Child Safety Campaign Celebrates First  Emirati Children’s Day with Fun and Learning
Culture & Education | Saturday 17 March, 2018 4:03 am
Child Safety Campaign (CSC), a subsidiary of the Supreme Council for Family Affairs (SCFA), observed Emirati Children’s Day – a national occasion observed by the UAE for the first time this year – in collaboration with Sharjah Children, a subsidiary of Rubu’ Qarn for...
EMPOWER 2018 gets underway under the theme ‘Youth and Effective Citizenship’
Business & Money | Saturday 17 March, 2018 4:01 am
Education Above All (EAA) Foundation’s programme, Reach Out to Asia (ROTA), held the inauguration of “Empower Youth Conference 2018” at the Hamad Bin Khalifa University (HBKU) Student Center, today, in the presence of His Excellency the Minister of State Dr Hamad bin Abdulaziz...