Saturday, August 19, 2017
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 Riyadh to host first Saudi antiquities forum, exhibitions
Tourism & Hospitality | Saturday 19 August, 2017 1:05 pm
 The National Museum will hold the First National Antiquities Forum on Nov. 7-9 in Riyadh, along with exhibitions on Saudi antiquities that will run for 50 days. “The National Museum is gearing up to host eight important exhibitions specializing in the antiquities of the Kingdom,” ...
264,000 more pilgrims from abroad this year
Government | Saturday 19 August, 2017 1:02 pm
The number of foreign pilgrims performing Haj this year would be highest in history, according to sources at the Ministry of Haj and Umrah. Saudi authorities have made flawless and elaborate arrangements to receive the largest number of pilgrims in the holy cities of Makkah and Madinah and to...
MoH announces decrease of infectious diseases in Saudi Arabia
Government | Saturday 19 August, 2017 1:00 pm
There has been a decrease in the incidence of infectious diseases in the Kingdom, according to the Ministry of Health. Ministry spokesman Meshal Al-Rubaian said the incidence of mumps went down by 87 percent compared to 2000; pertussis or whooping cough decreased by 78 percent; and neonatal...
Marina Mall hosts Back to School fashion show
Beauty & Style | Saturday 19 August, 2017 12:38 pm
Marina Mall Abu Dhabi, the capital’s leading shopping destination, is welcoming the new school year with a ‘Back to cool’ fashion show on 18 and 19 August. Children under 13 are invited to make their way to Marina Mall in their trendiest outfits for a chance to strut the runway ...
OSN moves up a gear with launch of flexi-priced TV streaming service, WAVO
Technology & IT | Saturday 19 August, 2017 12:25 pm
OSN, the region’s leading entertainment network, today announced its all-new online and mobile app entertainment platform, ‘WAVO’ – which is now available to download and enjoy from the App Store and Google Play.     WAVO builds on the pioneering model of...
Ebony and Ivory (Dubai) introduces Bovory – an exotic brand of ladies handbags that inspires cultural connections
Beauty & Style | Saturday 19 August, 2017 12:13 pm
Just when ladies handbags had nothing new to say… here comes Bovory -- the distinctive range of handbags with a unique personality. These are handbags like no other, handcrafted from the world’s finest leathers and designed to perfection.The name is a happy merger between the colours...
Culture & Education | Saturday 19 August, 2017 12:07 pm
After its first successful session in Riyadh, the Soft Skills program will make its way to Jeddah on August 27-31 2017 to upskill Saudi students and graduates from institutions including King Abdulaziz University, Batterjee Medical College, Jazan University, Tainah University, Taif University, Umm...
Apple CEO makes $2 million pledge to fight hate
Technology & IT | Saturday 19 August, 2017 11:08 am
Apple is donating $2 million to two human rights groups as part of CEO Tim Cook's pledge to help lead the fight against the hate that fueled the violence in Virginia during a white-nationalist rally last weekend. Cook made the commitment late Wednesday in an internal memo obtained by The...
Looking for a job? Mafraq Hotel is Hiring!
Business & Money | Saturday 19 August, 2017 5:07 am
Mafraq Hotel, Abu Dhabi’s premier resort-style destination is gearing up for an Open Day Interview set to hire new talents. A variety of full-time jobs will be available for interested applicants. The hotel will conduct interviews on the 21st of August, between 10:00 am to 5:00 pm for...
Rixos Premium Dubai: A Luxurious Choice  for a Memorable Experience This Eid-Al-Adha
Tourism & Hospitality | Saturday 19 August, 2017 4:03 am
As the Holy Eid Al Adha approaches, Rixos Premium Dubai presents a lavish, festive brunch, and an inspiring staycation package designed with the luxury traveler in mind, offering a two-night package in a Deluxe Room that blends the modern Turkish hospitality with guests’ penchant for the...
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