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Dr. Badran Al-Honaihen

Dr. Badran Al-Honaihen is the cultural and historical validation senior director at the Diriyah Gate Development Authority.

Twitter: @balhonaihen

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A horse, a majlis and a flag: The powerful symbolism of Saudi Founding Day

Every brand identity relies on marketing goals to create an emotional connection with society.

When I come across the brand identity of a government or private entity, I am filled with curiosity and a desire to decipher its symbolism and comprehend its significance.

February 21, 2024

Diriyah’s redevelopment recalls a time of unparalleled prosperity in First Saudi State

“Nejnaj” is an Arabic word that means to move something and turn it over. If used to express an opinion, it means an unwavering persistence leading to persuasion.

February 21, 2023

Ghasiba — a story six centuries in the telling

I believe that this is the most beautiful way tostart my article, by using this statement describing the ruins of Ghasiba, which was transmitted by the elderly Abdulaziz Al-Daghaither, who specialized in the history of Ghasiba.

February 21, 2022