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Saudi Arabia’s box office jumps 95% in 2021, hits $238 million sales
Business & Money | Saturday 15 January, 2022 9:54 pm
RIYADH — The box office continued its growth in Saudi Arabia, with revenues totaling $238 million in 2021, an increase of 95 percent compared to 2020 revenues of $122 million, according to latest figures from Comscore.Saudi Arabia has consolidated its position as the biggest market for cinemas in ...
Saudi Pavilion at Expo 2020 Dubai celebrates ‘Year of Saudi Coffee 2022’
Business & Money | Saturday 15 January, 2022 9:53 pm
DUBAI — On the occasion of the designation of 2022 as the “Year of Saudi Coffee”, the Saudi Arabia’s pavilion participating in Expo 2020 Dubai highlighted, through a short film that was shown on its huge digital screen, the importance of the initiative launched by the Saudi Ministry of...
Find your home away from home at Al Jaddaf Rotana Suite Hotel
Tourism & Hospitality | Friday 14 January, 2022 12:05 pm
Enjoy amazing rates for extended stays at the hotel’s spacious 5-star suites Al Jaddaf Rotana, located in the cultural heart of Dubai, offers spectacularly spacious suites that feel like home and are an ideal choice for long-term stays.  The hotel’s 318 tastefully designed rooms...
Saudi Tourism Authority, Wego form strategic partnership to promote tourism
Business & Money | Thursday 13 January, 2022 9:42 am
Wego, the largest online travel marketplace in the Middle East and North Africa (MENA), and Saudi Tourism Authority (STA) have announced a strategic partnership to inspire Middle East holidaymakers to visit Saudi Arabia after more than a year of hiatus.Saudi Arabia has been recognized globally for...
UAE forces arrive in Saudi Arabia to take part in GCC security exercise
Government | Thursday 13 January, 2022 9:05 am
RIYADH: Members of the UAE’s security forces arrived in Saudi Arabia on Wednesday ahead of a joint tactical exercise with security agencies from the other Gulf Cooperation Council member states.Arab Gulf Security 3 will take place this month in Dammam in the Eastern Province, the Saudi Defense...
Formula E returns to the Kingdom following a season of many firsts
Sports | Wednesday 12 January, 2022 2:56 pm
RIYADH — An electrifying Season 8 of the ABB FIA Formula E World Championship is set to kick off in Diriyah with a double-header from Jan. 28-29, 2022, with a pair of spectacular night races around the historic desert surroundings — lauded as one of the sport’s most unique and challenging...
World Defense Show to generate thousands of jobs plus SR700 million economic impact: EY
Business & Money | Tuesday 11 January, 2022 5:10 pm
RIYADH — Founded by the General Authority for Military Industries (GAMI), Saudi Arabia’s inaugural World Defense Show is set to have a major impact on the Kingdom’s local economy, according to a report by consultancy Ernst & Young (EY) — generating thousands of jobs plus an economic...
Ministerial roundtable on sustainable future minerals underway in Riyadh
Business & Money | Tuesday 11 January, 2022 5:05 pm
RIYADH — More than 32 ministers, government representatives and nine international organizations from around the world are participating in the inaugural Ministerial Roundtable on Sustainable Future Minerals that is being held in Riyadh on Tuesday.The inaugural meeting serves as a top-level...
Qassim emir launches public transport project for Buraidah, Unaizah
Tourism & Hospitality | Tuesday 11 January, 2022 9:20 am
BURAIDAH — Al-Qassim Emir Prince Faisal Bin Mishaal announced the launch of public transport project for the city of Buraidah and Unaizah governorate. The project consists of 67 buses plying along 12 routes with 107 stops within and between Buraidah and Unaizah.The emir made the announcement...
Hajj Ministry: Permits for prayer at Rawdah Sharif and visiting Prophet’s grave will be issued once a month
Government | Tuesday 11 January, 2022 9:15 am
RIYADH — The Ministry of Hajj and Umrah announced that permits to visit and perform prayer at the Rawdah Sharif and visit the Prophet’s grave at the Prophet’s Mosque in Madinah would be issued in a gap of one month.There must be an interval of 30 days for obtaining a second permit for prayer...