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Abu Dhabi Maritime enters a long-term sponsorship agreement with Abu Dhabi International Boat Show
Business & Money | Monday 25 July, 2022 10:44 am
The Abu Dhabi International Boat Show (ADIBS), the UAE capital’s prestige boating, leisure marine and fishing show, organised by the Abu Dhabi National Exhibitions Company (ADNEC), has entered into a three-year sponsorship agreement with Abu Dhabi Maritime to support the event’s upcoming...
Jazz power on full display at Dhahran’s Arabic Jazz Music Festival
Business & Money | Sunday 24 July, 2022 4:10 pm
On a humid Friday night, the Dhahran Expo — the venue where people received COVID-19 vaccines over the past year — had a different remedy to offer: Music. The auditorium, with rows of plush white seats facing the large stage where oud, saxophones and singing inaugurated Shargiyya’s first ...
RTA, Cruise to operate two Chevrolet Bolt electric vehicles to chart digital maps
Cars & Autos | Sunday 24 July, 2022 2:23 pm
 Cruise, the self-driving car service, will start this month the operation of two Chevrolet Bolt electric vehicles (EVs) to prepare digital maps for Cruise’s self-driving vehicles. The process is a prelude for the launch of the actual service in 2023, rendering Dubai the first city in the...
TASI almost flat as investors await earnings results: Opening bell
Business & Money | Sunday 24 July, 2022 12:01 pm
Saudi main index began the week’s trading session almost flat as investors awaited earning results. TASI edged up 0.09 percent to 11,998, while Nomu was unchanged at 20,955 as of 10:08 a.m. Saudi time. Salama Cooperative Insurance Co. surged 9.45 percent, leading gainers, while United...
UAE platform forays into Saudi Arabia, to ramp up staff strength
Business & Money | Sunday 24 July, 2022 11:58 am
UAE-based fitness platform Enhance Fitness is aiming to triple its current trainer base as it announces its launch in Saudi Arabia. In an exclusive interview with Arab News, Enhance Fitness CEO and founder Tarek Mounir said that the platform has around 250 trainers and will be able to reach...
UAE announces 3 new monkeypox cases
Healthcare | Sunday 24 July, 2022 11:40 am
The UAE announced on Sunday three new monkeypox cases, as the country’s health authorities closely monitor the disease. Members of the community are being urged by the Ministry of Health and Prevention (MoHAP) to take safety and preventative measures while traveling or when surrounded by...
Zinchenko leaves Man City to join Arsenal for $36M
Sports | Saturday 23 July, 2022 3:11 pm
Oleksandr Zinchenko became the second player to leave Manchester City to join Arsenal in this offseason after signing for a reported fee of 30 million pounds ($36 million) on Friday.Arsenal manager Mikel Arteta, who was assistant coach at City from 2016-19, has already signed Gabriel Jesus from his ...
Sharjah rakes in $517m in real estate sale transactions
Business & Money | Saturday 23 July, 2022 3:09 pm
There were 747 real estate sale transactions in Sharjah in June, totaling AED1.9 billion ($517 million), the Emirates News Agency reported.This figure includes 358 mortgage transactions worth AED764 million.“Despite being impacted by the global economic conditions since last February, the sector...
Saudi crown prince receives telephone call from Putin
Government | Friday 22 July, 2022 3:36 pm
Saudi Arabia’s crown prince received a phone call from the president of Russia on Thursday, Saudi Press Agency reported.  During the call, Prince Mohammed bin Salman and Vladimir Putin discussed bilateral relations between their countries and ways to develop them in...
Design codes launched for Riyadh’s giant Sports Boulevard
Sports | Friday 22 July, 2022 3:28 pm
The urban design code for Riyadh’s Sports Boulevard project on Prince Mohammed bin Salman bin Abdulaziz Road has been revealed.The board of directors of the Sports Boulevard Foundation, chaired by Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman, announced the launch after an earlier decision to create a unified ...