Riyadh library to hold workshop for entrepreneurs

The workshop will take place on Jan. 19 at 11 a.m. in the library’s Al-Murabba’ branch. (SPA)
Updated 19 January 2019
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Riyadh library to hold workshop for entrepreneurs

  • The workshop includes two main sessions: “Create Your Job Instead of Waiting For It” and “Launch a Business From Home”

JEDDAH: King Abdul Aziz Public Library (KAPL) announced on Thursday that it will host a workshop called “Don’t Wait to Find a Job” for female entrepreneurs.
The workshop will take place on Jan. 19 at 11 a.m. in the library’s Al-Murabba’ branch. It is part of the Young Women’s Forum 2019.
The workshop includes two main sessions: “Create Your Job Instead of Waiting For It” and “Launch a Business From Home.”
Manal Khan, a consultant and project manager, will present the first session, which will discuss identifying professional goals, the necessary skills for self-employment, and case studies of successful entrepreneurs.
Jeheir Al-Nawirah, a human resource development consultant and life coach, will present the second session, which will cover goal-setting, free business set-up services, and more case studies.


Saudi Arabia arrests 13 accused of planning terrorist attacks

Updated 22 April 2019
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Saudi Arabia arrests 13 accused of planning terrorist attacks

  • Four attackers were killed in failed terrorist attack claimed by Daesh on Interior Ministry building in Zulfi
  • The Presidency of State Security released identities of the 4 attackers

RIYADH: Thirteen people were arrested after finding plans to execute criminal acts that were targeting the Kingdom’s security, Saudi Press Agency (SPA) reported on Monday.
The statement published by SPA included the names of the 13 men arrested, in addition to their civil ID numbers.
The spokesperson for the Saudi Presidency of State Security said explosive belts were found during a raid on the house of the Zulfi attackers.
Four heavily armed attackers were killed in a failed terrorist attack claimed by Daesh on an Interior Ministry building in Zulfi, north of Riyadh on Sunday.
The four terrorists that were killed belonged to Daesh.
The Presidency of State Security released the identities of the four attackers: Abdullah Hamoud Al-Hamoud, Abdullah Ibrahim Al-Mansour, Samer Abdulaziz Al-Madid and Salman Abdulaziz Al-Madid.

Saudi authorities discovered a house in Al-Rayyan neighborhood in Zulfi governorate, rented by Abdullah Al-Hamoud, one of the four perpetrators, where they found what resembled to be a factory for manufacturing explosives and explosive belts.
A total of five explosive belts were found, four of which were worn by the perpetrators, and another inside a car. The belts contain detonating keys and grenades with shrapnel-like screws.
Authorities also seized 64 homemade grenades, 61 pipe fittings, of which nine were being processed as pipe bombs, three mobile phones, three pressure cookers ready for detonation, two Kalashnikov machine guns, six pistols, and other various weapons.
They also found four bags (74,900 kg) containing organic fertilizers, along with sets of laboratory glass containers, a number of plastic containers, a package of liquid chemical containers, sulfur-fiber cartons, a homemade explosive detonator and a set of screws that were equipped with shrapnel.
Authorities also seized a set of ATM cards, two national identity cards, SR 228, a number of publications and CD-ROMs with content related to terrorist organization.
The Presidency of State Security said it is continuing to follow up with terrorist elements that threaten the security and stability of the Kingdom.