Where We Are Going Today: Eleven Art Gallery & Cafe

Updated 08 November 2019

Where We Are Going Today: Eleven Art Gallery & Cafe

  • The laidback atmosphere, relaxing music and friendly staff will surely make this a place you visit frequently with family and friends

A visit to Eleven Art Gallery & Cafe in Jeddah’s Al-Basateen district is colorful in every sense of the word. On every table, you’ll find a range of coloring books and colored pencils with which to pass the time —  and aside from artistic activities, the cafe offers high-quality pastries and desserts.
The coffee, too, is a work of art, from its fresh taste to the fancy designs on the foam.
The cafe also provides art workshops on the first floor, which is fully equipped with art supplies and canvases.
The laidback atmosphere, relaxing music and friendly staff will surely make this a place you visit frequently with family and friends.


King Salman urges Iran to junk its expansionist ideology

Updated 21 November 2019

King Salman urges Iran to junk its expansionist ideology

  • Saudi Arabia has suffered from the policies and practices of the Iranian regime and its proxies, king says
  • Kingdom also welcomed US decision to return Iran's Fordow nuclear facility to its sanctions list

RIYADH: Iran should abandon its expansionist ideology that has only “harmed” its own people, Saudi Arabia's King Salman said on Wednesday, following violent street protests in the Islamic republic.

A wave of demonstrations erupted in the sanctions-hit country on Friday after an announcement that petrol prices would be raised by as much as 200 percent with immediate effect.

“We hope the Iranian regime chooses the side of wisdom and realizes there is no way to overcome the international position that rejects its practices, without abandoning its expansionist and destructive thinking that has harmed its own people,” the king told the consultative Shoura Council.

“The kingdom has suffered from the policies and practices of the Iranian regime and its proxies,” King Salman said, quoted by the foreign ministry, reiterating that Riyadh does not seek war but is “ready to defend its people.”

A satellite image from Sept. 15, 2017, of the Fordow nuclear facility in Iran. (Google Earth)

Saudi Arabia has welcomed Washington's decision to return the Fordow nuclear facility in Iran to the sanctions list. 

Washington said on Monday that it will no longer waive sanctions related to Iran’s Fordow nuclear plant after Tehran resumed uranium enrichment at the underground site. 

“The right amount of uranium enrichment for the world’s largest state sponsor of terror is zero ... There is no legitimate reason for Iran to resume enrichment at this previously clandestine site,” US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo told reporters earlier this week.