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Eye of Riyadh

A Short Video Highlighting the Success of the 1440H Hajj
Tourism & Hospitality | Wednesday 21 August, 2019 3:07 pm
W7Worldwide, a Marketing Communications Consultancy Agency, produced a sequel, to its thought leading series titled “Pilgrims are in the Hearts of Our Kings”.  The 2 minute video focused on the Kingdom’s success during the1440H Hajj which hosted 2.5 million pilgrims from 164...
4,608 training opportunities for Saudi graduates
Business & Money | Wednesday 21 August, 2019 10:49 am
Graduates are being urged to take advantage of paid on-the-job-training opportunities in the Kingdom, the Saudi Press Agency reported. The Saudi Human Resources Development Fund (HRDF) said 4,608 training opportunities were available for university graduates as part of the Tamheer program. It...
Bentley Motors Celebrates Centenary At Monterey Car Week
Cars & Autos | Wednesday 21 August, 2019 4:43 am
As part of its centenary celebrations, Bentley today announces the events and special introductions the British marque will host during Monterey Car Week, 15th-18th August. To mark the occasion, two models will debut: the all-new Flying Spur luxury four-door Grand Tourer, and the EXP 100 GT: a...
New updates to enhance Instagram security announced
Technology & IT | Wednesday 21 August, 2019 3:35 am
Facebookis announcing two updates to further strengthen Instagram’s security and help protect people who use the platform. First is expanding its Data Abuse Bounty program to include Instagram; second is introducing an invite-only bug bounty program forCheckout on Instagrambefore it...
Sea taxi service in pipeline for Jeddah
Tourism & Hospitality | Wednesday 21 August, 2019 3:21 am
 A contract to carry out feasibility studies about implementing sea taxi service in Jeddah will be signed in the near future. This was announced by Dr. Osama Abdu, chairman of Jeddah Metro Company. Speaking to Okaz/Saudi Gazette, he said that sea taxi is among the three major projects in...
Saudi Arabia’S Leading Online Grocery Platform Nana (نعناع) Raises Usd 6.6Mm In Series A Financing Co-Led By Mevp
Business & Money | Wednesday 21 August, 2019 3:09 am
Middle East Venture Partners (MEVP) and Impact46 have co-led an investment in KSA-based Nana Direct, an online grocery platform serving 13 cities across the Kingdom. Other investors include Watar Partners, Saudi Venture Capital (SVC) Company, Wamda Capital and the Alzamil family. Nana has built...
Islamic Affairs Ministry to Participate in Beijing International Book Fair
Business & Money | Wednesday 21 August, 2019 2:26 am
The Ministry of Islamic Affairs, Call and Guidance has completed its preparations to participate in Beijing International Book Fair, to be held from 21-25/8/2019, within the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia's pavilion participating in the Fair, which includes a group of participating government...
 On behalf of the Custodian of the Two Holy Mosques, HRH Prince Khalid Al Faisal Sponsors Souk Okaz
Culture & Education | Wednesday 21 August, 2019 2:18 am
On behalf of the Custodian of the Two Holy Mosques King Salman bin Abdulaziz Al Saud, His Royal Highness Prince Khalid Al Faisal bin Abdulaziz, Adviser to the Custodian of the Two Holy Mosques, Governor of Makkah Region, this evening sponsored the Souk Okaz in Taif Season. The season is being held...
SIMAH participates in the biggest and the most prestigious Trade Finance event in Saudi Arabia
Business & Money | Wednesday 21 August, 2019 2:02 am
The Middle East region is undergoing constant economic developments and social reformations with impactful transformation in Saudi Arabia.In lines with the overall growth in the Kingdom and Saudi's Vision 2030, Saudi Credit Bureau (SIMAH), the 1stlicensed & pioneer credit bureau in...
OYO Hotels & Homes goes multilingual; announces Arabic support on Customer App and Mweb
Tourism & Hospitality | Wednesday 21 August, 2019 1:14 am
OYO Hotels & Homes, India and South Asia’s largest, China’s 2nd largest, world’s 3rd largest and fastest-growing chain of hotels, homes, living, and workspaces, today announced multilingual support for its customer app (Android and iOS) and mobile web platforms. With ...