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Doha Film Institute to present 4th Ajyal Youth Film Festival from Nov. 30 to Dec. 5
Culture & Education | Wednesday 8 June, 2016 3:12 pm
The Doha Film Institute today announced that the fourth edition of the Ajyal Youth Film Festival will be held from November 30 to December 5, 2016.   ‘Ajyal’, Arabic for ‘generations’, brings people of all ages together through screenings and events that inspire...
Two Holy Mosques Architecture Exhibition opens
Culture & Education | Wednesday 8 June, 2016 4:46 am
Visitors are welcome to visit the Two Holy Mosques Architecture Exhibition in the holy city of Makkah on Fridays and Saturdays throughout the month of Ramadan. Ahmed bin Mohammed Al-Dakhil, the exhibition director, told the Saudi Press Agency (SPA) that said the exhibition area has been expanded...
Free online course offers a taster of what it is like to be an English teacher
Culture & Education | Tuesday 7 June, 2016 5:52 am
  Cambridge English launches free course for individuals planning a career in teaching English. It is designed to give a taster of the skills and knowledge needed before setting foot in the classroom.   People planning to travel and teach English in the UAE can now enrol on a...
Culture & Education | Monday 6 June, 2016 5:17 pm
Netflix, the world’s leading Internet TV network, announced that award-winning actress will star in Julie’s Greenroom, a new preschool show from The Jim Henson Company that features an all-new puppet cast of kids learning about the performing arts. The series will be available...
Wishing Everyone Ramadan Kareem
Culture & Education | Monday 6 June, 2016 12:21 am
Wishing Everyone Ramadan Kareem ...
KAUST-Based Startup Nomadd Closes $1M Investment Round With KAUST Innovation Fund
Culture & Education | Sunday 5 June, 2016 2:05 pm
KAUST-based startup NOMADD (NO-water Mechanical Automated Dusting Device) recently closed a Series A funding round from the KAUST (King Abdullah University of Science and Technology) Innovation Fund totaling USD 1,000,000. NOMADD is a smart and ecological desert solar panel cleaning system...
Saudi Female Awarded SAR 68,260 by Women Empowerment Initiative ‘Creativity for a Cause’
Culture & Education | Wednesday 1 June, 2016 9:41 am
A Saudi national and a faculty-member from Dar Al Hekma - a leading Saudi University - received the region-wide women’s empowerment Creativity for a Cause 2016 Award, led by Philadelphia from Mondelēz International.  With a total of 3652 votes, the GCC winner title was awarded to Manar...
Horse riding, swimming to be introduced in public schools
Culture & Education | Wednesday 1 June, 2016 4:38 am
The Education Ministry is introducing horse riding and swimming at public schools this coming academic year as an optional activity, forming part of its overhaul of the country’s extracurricular program for students and in line with the goals of Vision 2030. These activities will be...
Only on OSN, the magic of Disney Junior 
now in Arabic too
Culture & Education | Tuesday 31 May, 2016 5:31 pm
OSN, the leading pay-TV network in the Middle East and North Africa, is giving children across the region the opportunity to experience all their favourite Disney Junior content in Arabic.   Little ones can now experience the exceptional line-up of magical, musical and heartfelt stories...
A center for media excellence
Culture & Education | Saturday 28 May, 2016 6:45 am
MINISTER of Culture and Information Adel Al-Turaifi opened on Thursday evening the new headquarters of the Saudi Press Agency (SPA) in Riyadh. Speaking on the occasion, Al-Turaifi, who is also chairman of the board of directors of SPA, described the new building as an excellent addition to the...