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Eye of Riyadh

Saudis can have a role in the Great Silk Route, says Azeri envoy
Business & Money | Sunday 15 July, 2018 6:13 am
The cordial political ties between Saudi Arabia and Azerbaijan have been the prime contributor for growing relations between the two nations in other areas of interest, according to the southeastern European country's top diplomat in the Kingdom. Shahin Abdullayev, Azerbaijan's...
Makkah governor receives civil defense Ramadan accomplishment report
Government | Sunday 15 July, 2018 6:10 am
Prince Khaled Al-Faisal, governor of Makkah, adviser to King Salman and chairman of the Central Hajj Committee, received a report on the work of the Civil Defense Directorate in Makkah during the month of Ramadan. The governor thanked the civil defense forces for their efforts during Ramadan,...
World Youth Skills Day: Sajaya Renews Pledge To Support Future Female Leaders
Culture & Education | Sunday 15 July, 2018 5:29 am
For many years, the UAE has been a regional leader in establishing incubators that focus on fostering and developing talents and empowering future generations to play leading and influential roles in social and business sectors. Sajaya Young Ladies (SYL) of Sharjah, a subsidiary of the...
SCTH announces new archeological findings in Riyadh Province
Tourism & Hospitality | Sunday 15 July, 2018 5:17 am
The Saudi Commission for Tourism and National Heritage (SCTH) announced on Saturday that it has made new archeological discoveries. This is the result of the fieldwork in the exploration project’s first season at Hillit Archeological Site in Al-Dawadmi governorate in Riyadh Province. The...
System launched to help predict, plan for heavy rain in Saudi Arabia
Environment & Energy | Sunday 15 July, 2018 3:08 am
The Ministry of Municipal and Rural Affairs has launched a system to help predict and plan for heavy rain and flooding across the Kingdom The high-tech system, called Matir, is the first of its kind in the Arab region. It is designed to help the authorities plan early for extreme weather...
Hotel Transylvania 3: A Monster Vacation set to become the first Arabic dubbed film to be released in Saudi Arabia  
Culture & Education | Sunday 15 July, 2018 2:50 am
Empire International, the exclusive theatrical distributor of Sony Pictures Releasing International in the Middle East is set to release Sony Pictures Animation’s Hotel Transylvania 3: A Monster Vacation across the region today. Along with the English movie, an Arabic dubbed version of the...
Certified by Testlab: No Burn-in with Samsung QLED TV
Technology & IT | Sunday 15 July, 2018 1:43 am
Samsung QLED TVs are certified as the burn-in free TVs by video, an acclaimed German tech magazine. Conducted in conjunction with the connect Testlab, a globaltesting lab, all 2018 Samsung QLED TV series were proved free of burn-in and afterglow reaffirming QLED TVs’...
Bankruptcy reforms ‘will spur Saudi Arabian investment’
Business & Money | Sunday 15 July, 2018 1:15 am
Saudi Arabia will introduce its first comprehensive bankruptcy law on Aug. 18 in a move designed to encourage foreign and domestic investment in private business, experts say. The move is also seen as providing a boost for competitiveness and jobs, and to help pave the way for the transfer of...
Saudi Arabia begins to receive pilgrims
Tourism & Hospitality | Sunday 15 July, 2018 1:09 am
The Hajj 2018 season has begun, with the first flights arriving from Pakistan, Bangladesh, Afghanistan and Malaysia on Saturday. King Abdul Aziz International Airport, Jeddah and Prince Mohammed bin Abdul Aziz International Airport, Madinah, are witnessing the start of pilgrimage flights, in which ...
PCFC and GDRFA helped 511 employees tie the knot over last 7 years
Culture & Education | Sunday 15 July, 2018 1:00 am
Ports, Customs and Free Zone Corporation (PCFC) reinforced its continual efforts towards more social cohesion through the mass wedding initiative which it has organized consecutively for the last seven years.   It is part of PCFC’s efforts to promote happiness, and to help...