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Eye of Riyadh

Expanded areas at Haram opened
Business & Money | Friday 20 February, 2015 3:41 am
Custodian of the Two Holy Mosques King Salman has instructed authorities to open the newly expanded areas of the Grand Mosque in Makkah for use by the growing number of Umrah pilgrims and worshippers.“King Salman has approved the opening of the completed areas of King Abdullah Haram Expansion...
Microsoft Global Forum in Dubai Directs Next Wave of Innovation in Education
Culture & Education | Friday 20 February, 2015 3:19 am
The Microsoft Global Education Forum in Dubai will bring together education leaders, schools leaders and educators from across the Middle East, Africa and Indian regions to discuss the latest technological innovations that will help to overcome the region’s key educational challenges.To be held...
STC Advanced Solutions to participate as Diamond Sponsor for Riyadh leg of HP World Tour 2015
Technology & IT | Friday 20 February, 2015 3:01 am
STC Advanced Solutions, a leading communications company in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia (KSA) and key provider of advanced, turnkey and reliable Information Technology (IT) solutions, has revealed its participation as the Diamond Sponsor for the Riyadh leg of the HP World Tour 2015, a leading...
Airbus Helicopters confirms its long-term commitment to the Middle East‘s armed forces
Business & Money | Friday 20 February, 2015 2:52 am
With hundreds of its rotorcraft operated by Middle East military services, Airbus Helicopters is further reinforcing the company’s regional presence to support these aircraft – which are used on missions that range from combat, counter terrorism and transport to search and rescue, special...
“i.onik” launches its portfolio of mobility products for the first time in the Middle East
Technology & IT | Friday 20 February, 2015 2:05 am
i.onik, the leading German lifestyle technology company today announced the grand launch of its phenomenal range of smartphones, tablets, feature phones and accessories for the first time the Middle East.Replete with high class German innovation, engineering, design and quality standards, i.onik...
GE Unveils White Paper to Help Meet Growing Demand for Water in Saudi Arabia
Technology & IT | Thursday 19 February, 2015 3:18 pm
GE (NYSE: GE) will unveil an industry white paper on ‘Addressing Water Scarcity in Saudi Arabia: Policy Options for Continued Success,’ at the Water Arabia 2015 Conference & Exhibition being held at Le Meridien Hotel in Al Khobar from February 17 to 19, 2015. The white paper highlights four...
ICC Cricket World Cup 2015 Announces SAP as Exclusive Cloud and Analytics Partner
Sports | Thursday 19 February, 2015 3:09 pm
In an innovative new partnership, SAP has teamed up with the International Cricket Council (ICC) as its exclusive Cloud and Analytics Partner for the ICC Cricket World Cup 2015.David Richardson, ICC Chief Executive, said: “In a sport such as cricket where there is a healthy appetite for...
Cars & Autos | Thursday 19 February, 2015 2:59 pm
Nissan Middle East has honoured its finest sales executives and service technicians from throughout the region at a gala event in Dubai as it reaffirms “customer experience excellence is top priority.” “Customer experience excellence is not an option in the Nissan family, it is part of our...
STME’s Managed Services Offerings Further Enhance KSA’s ICT Market Growth
Technology & IT | Thursday 19 February, 2015 2:52 pm
STME, the Middle East’s leading solutions provider and systems integrator, further enriches Saudi Arabia’s ICT market growth by providing business owners a vast array of IT managed services offerings.STME managed services portfolio is applied in multiple technology domains, offering the tools,...
Electronic payments on mobiles reduce visits to bank branches
Business & Money | Thursday 19 February, 2015 8:04 am
Minister of Commerce and Industry Tawfiq Al-Rabiah said the electronic payments depending on mobiles and tablets will remove other traditional payments through cash, checks, ATM and credit cards. This development will also lead to reduce the number of bank branches as there is no need to visit...