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AMC Cinemas and Noon team-up to sell tickets for historic ‘Black Panther’ showing
Culture & Education | Friday 20 April, 2018 4:54 am
With the return of cinema to Saudi Arabia just one day away, AMC Cinemas has announced a partnership with to sell tickets online for initial screenings of “Black Panther,” the Marvel Studios production of the immensely popular comic book that heralds the return of movie...
Oil price soars to highest level in years
Environment & Energy | Friday 20 April, 2018 1:01 am
Oil surged Thursday close to three and a half-year peaks on simmering Mideast tensions and keen US demand. World oil prices extended Wednesday’s gains on the back of data showing a drop in US stockpiles — indicating improved demand — and expectations that a Russia-OPEC output...
Saudia Will Showcase New Onboard Products at Arabian Travel Market
Tourism & Hospitality | Thursday 19 April, 2018 4:13 pm
Saudi Arabian Airlines (SAUDIA), the national carrier of the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia, will be participating in the Arabian Travel Market (ATM), taking place in Dubai next week. This year marks the 25thedition of the show. SAUDIA has participated consistently throughout the years.  The...
Abdul Latif Jameel Machinery partners with China’s HIGER Bus
Cars & Autos | Thursday 19 April, 2018 10:41 am
Abdul Latif Jameel Machinery has announced a new strategic partnership with HIGER Bus, the leading Chinese bus and coach manufacturer, to support the development of public transportation in Saudi Arabia.   Abdul Latif Jameel Machinery will now offer various types of HIGER Bus vehicles to ...
Saudia all set to move to new Jeddah airport
Tourism & Hospitality | Thursday 19 April, 2018 4:29 am
Saudi Arabian Airlines has completed preparations to gradually transfer its domestic and international flight operations to the new King Abdulaziz International Airport. Saleh Al-Jasser, director general and other senior officials of Saudia, made an inspection tour of the Saudia facilities at...
Bahrain to host Gateway Gulf forum in May
Business & Money | Thursday 19 April, 2018 4:27 am
Bahrain will host over 500 prominent investors and CEOs at the inaugural Gateway Gulf economic investment forum in May. The event will discuss economic trends within the Gulf region, touching on transformation strategies introduced by states in the wake of lower oil prices, characterised by the...
Roll Camera Action: The revival of Saudi Arabian cinema
Culture & Education | Thursday 19 April, 2018 12:05 am
It was a night to remember: Cinema returned to Saudi Arabia on Wednesday with the first major movie screening in 35 years in a spectacular new theater in King Abdullah Financial District in Riyadh. The gala screening of the Hollywood blockbuster Black Panther was attended by hundreds of...
IHG® signs agreement with Al Hokair Hospitality for Holiday Inn Express® in Saudi Arabia
Tourism & Hospitality | Wednesday 18 April, 2018 1:00 pm
InterContinental Hotels Group (IHG®), one of the world’s leading hotel companies, has signed a Master Development Agreement (MDA) with Saudi Arabian business conglomerate, Al Hokair Group, which will see the debut of Holiday Inn Express®brand in Saudi Arabia, with a rollout...
Google to set up 5 Innovation Hub centers in Saudi Arabia
Technology & IT | Wednesday 18 April, 2018 4:37 am
The Saudi Federation for Cyber Security and Programming signed on Tuesday a final agreement with Google to set up five Google Innovation Hub centers in different regions of the Kingdom. The agreement, which was signed by Saud Al-Qahtani, adviser at the Royal Court and president of the...
Mohamed Yousuf Naghi Motors Welcomes UK Secretary of State for Transport at Jeddah Showroom
Cars & Autos | Wednesday 18 April, 2018 3:22 am
Mohamed Yousuf Naghi Motors, the authorised dealer of Jaguar Land Rover in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia, welcomed the United Kingdom’s Secretary of State for Transport, the Right Honourable Chris Grayling,Her Majesty’s Ambassador, Simon Collis, and Her Majesty’s Consul General,...
Ramadan Specials at Ghaya Grand Dubai
Ramadan Specials at Ghaya Grand Dubai
Thursday 19 April, 2018 11:12