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Eye of Riyadh
Eye of Riyadh

AlãanMini puts Riyadh’s little artists on the map
Culture & Education | Saturday 25 April, 2015 12:03 am
Alãan proudly announces its newest project AlãanMini – launching in time for Saudi Design Week. AlãanMini nurtures the creative talent of your children, while showcasing unique local designs in children’s clothing, furniture and other objects. It’s the only Design Week event for mothers...
 Discover Riyadh City with the Instagram #FSRiyadhLove Photo Contest
Culture & Education | Thursday 23 April, 2015 2:48 pm
The Saudi Commission for Tourism and Antiquities Riyadh Region, and Four Seasons Hotel Riyadh at Kingdom Centre have teamed up to launch an Instagram Photo Contest which offers a platform for locals, hotel guests, and visitors of Riyadh, to showcase the most beautiful images of the city starting...
Royal recognition for educational progress
Culture & Education | Wednesday 22 April, 2015 7:24 am
Custodian of the Two Holy Mosques King Salman has emphasized the remarkable progress achieved by Saudi education sector as a result of the relentless efforts of its rulers and citizens since the time of King Abdul Aziz.“In the past, people used to approach the mosque imam for help in reading a...
Arab Tech Industry in Need of Easier Access to Capital, Friendlier Regulations and Government Support
Culture & Education | Wednesday 22 April, 2015 12:28 am
The nascent technology sector in the Arab region needs to be reinforced by government support and backed by proper funding from sovereign wealth funds (SWFs) and local institutional investors if it is to flourish and create the next technology titans, according to BECO Capital, a regional Venture...
Cleaning, Polishing, Odor-Fighting: 6 Alternative Uses For Olive Oil
Culture & Education | Wednesday 22 April, 2015 12:24 am
Olive oil is an integral part of many cuisines. From the Middle East to Europe, the olive branch has been representative of many cultures and olive oil production has contributed to the growth of many economies. Tunisia, Syria, Jordan, Egypt and Lebanon are amongst the top producers of olive oil in ...
Top-class education facilities pledged
Culture & Education | Tuesday 21 April, 2015 7:12 am
Madinah Gov. Prince Faisal bin Salman has launched an educational endowment initiative, the SR200 million Madinah International Academy, and the Madinah educational endowment worth SR500 million.The governor launched the two projects while opening an educational forum that aims at improving the...
King Fahd exhibition a massive hit
Culture & Education | Sunday 19 April, 2015 7:48 am
More than 77,000 visitors attended the exhibition and conference on the life of the late King Fahd.The event, which concluded on Saturday, was opened by Custodian of the Two Holy Mosques King Salman at the Riyadh International Exhibition and Conference Center.The show, originally scheduled to run...
Imagine Cup 2015 to broaden prospects through innovation.
Culture & Education | Sunday 19 April, 2015 7:43 am
Thursday , 16th April 2015, Dubai, United Arab Emirates. Microsoft is once again opening its doors for young innovators to rise and shine through its premier technology competition. Currently in its thirteenth year, Imagine Cup, a cornerstone of the Microsoft YouthSpark initiative is a global...
Alwaleed foundation buys 100 artworks of special kids
Culture & Education | Saturday 18 April, 2015 12:50 pm
Alwaleed Bin Talal Foundation purchased all the 100 artworks that had been put for auction at the “Salman In Their Eyes” exhibition which concluded here on April 16.The three-day exhibition, organized by the Disabled Children’s Association (DCA), was the first of its kind to deliver a message ...
More women want jobs in IT sector
Culture & Education | Saturday 18 April, 2015 12:49 pm
Many Saudi women are breaking stereotypes by seeking work in the information technology sector rather than in the fields of education and health, say experts.Fatima Asiri, a project manager in IT engineering at Asir education department, told Arab News that many women want these jobs because they...