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Saudi based language complex launches proficiency courses for non-native Arabic teachers
Culture & Education | Tuesday 4 January, 2022 9:41 am
JEDDAH: The King Salman International Complex for Arabic Language is launching proficiency courses for non-native Arabic teachers in Saudi Arabia and abroad. The project comes within the framework of KSICAL’s services and programs in the Arabic language to improve the institution’s global...
Ancient secrets of love and happiness — set in stone across Arabian Peninsula
Culture & Education | Tuesday 4 January, 2022 9:37 am
MAKKAH: Ancient inscriptions on rocks throughout the Arabian Peninsula are helping to paint a picture of the earliest Arabic cultures, including economic and social conditions — and even people’s thoughts on love, marriage and happiness. The engravings provide evidence of early religious...
Saudis’ transfer of money abroad records 4-year highest figure, crossing SR7 billion
Business & Money | Tuesday 4 January, 2022 9:34 am
RIYADH – The transfer of money by Saudis to outside the Kingdom reached more than SR7.18 billion during the month of November 2021, and this recorded the highest monthly amount of remittance that has been made over the past four years, Okaz/Saudi Gazette has learned from the recent data released...
GACA equips airports to serve Dakar Saudi Arabia 2022 participants
Cars & Autos | Tuesday 4 January, 2022 9:32 am
RIYADH — The General Authority of Civil Aviation (GACA) has prepared Saudi Arabia’s airports to serve Dakar Saudi Arabia 2022. The rally is organized by the Ministry of Sports, under the supervision and follow-up of the Saudi Automobile and Motorcycle Federation.The preparation includes a set...
Alpha Dhabi Holding raises stake in Aldar Properties to 30%
Business & Money | Tuesday 4 January, 2022 9:29 am
ABU DHABI, 3rd January, 2022 (WAM) -- Alpha Dhabi Holding (ADH) has announced the acquisition of an additional 17 percent shareholding of Aldar Properties. The acquisition will increase Alpha Dhabi Holding’s shares in Aldar Properties to 29.8 percent, making it one of the largest shareholders,...
Topgolf adds a new dimension to Dubai as a golfing destination
Tourism & Hospitality | Tuesday 4 January, 2022 9:26 am
Over the last three decades, Dubai has grown in reputation as one of the world’s most exciting golf destinations. With several world-class golf courses including ones designed by the sport’s most celebrated stars, golfing enthusiasts are spoilt for choice in the emirate. As the host of major...
Hamdan bin Mohammed approves 600 housing loans worth AED600 million
Business & Money | Tuesday 4 January, 2022 9:15 am
DUBAI, 3rd January, 2022 (WAM) -- Under the directives of His Highness Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Vice President, Prime Minister and Ruler of Dubai, H.H. Sheikh Hamdan bin Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Crown Prince of Dubai and Chairman of Dubai Executive Council, has approved 600...
Saudi Arabia launches e-maritime transit visa for those coming to Kingdom via cruise trips
Government | Monday 3 January, 2022 9:15 am
RIYADH - Saudi Arabia's Ministry of Foreign Affairs (MOFA) announced on Saturday that it had launched an e-maritime transit visa for those coming to the Kingdom via cruise ships. The ministry said that the e-visa will be issued to those arriving via cruises, as the beneficiaries who are...
Mountains in Saudi Arabia’s Tabuk: Popular destination for those looking for snow fun
Tourism & Hospitality | Monday 3 January, 2022 9:10 am
JEDDAH: Local residents have been heading for the northwest of the Kingdom to enjoy the sight of the latest snowfall. People in the Tabuk region near the Jordanian border woke up on New Year’s Day to find the desert sands covered in a blanket of white snow. The Jabal Al-Lawz mountain...
Shurooq’s 'Al Hira Beach' to feature pro skatepark by Kota in Sharjah
Tourism & Hospitality | Monday 3 January, 2022 9:02 am
SHARJAH, 2nd January, 2022 (WAM) -- The Sharjah Investment and Development Authority (Shurooq) announces the development of Sharjah’s newest pro skatepark attraction which will be part of its much anticipated and upcoming beach destination, Al Hira Beach.Scheduled for completion in Q1 of 2022,...