Abdulrahman Al-Azzam, co-founder of Trieste cafe and RAW.K restaurant 

Abdulrahman Al-Azzam
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Updated 11 July 2020

Abdulrahman Al-Azzam, co-founder of Trieste cafe and RAW.K restaurant 

Abdulrahman Al-Azzam co-founded Trieste cafe in April 2018 and RAW.K restaurant in February this year.

He obtained a bachelor’s degree in business administration from Kogod School of Business, American University, Washington, D.C. in 2013, and a master’s degree in information systems and technology from George Washington University in 2015.

Al-Azzam has licenses and certificates from the British Computer Society, the Chartered Institute for IT and George Washington University.

He previously worked at the Saudi Arabian Armed Forces between August and December 2012, maintaining network security and managing user access, as well as training new employees to become familiar with Microsoft Office.

He was an intern at the IMF between March and April 2014. He worked at Takamol Holding, Riyadh, as a senior business development analyst between July 2015 and November 2019, and as a business development specialist between October 2017 and April 2019.

RAW.K has taken health food technology to a futuristic new level in the Kingdom — by employing the services of a salad robot.

Customers at RAW.K’s Riyadh eatery are being offered nutritious, fresh, and energizing meals and snacks from a machine utilizing the latest in robotic science.

The hi-tech and healthy fast food option has been introduced by RAW.K in partnership with Chowbotics, a Silicon Valley-based food robotics company that developed the machine as a way to tackle food service challenges such as speed, freshness, and convenience.


Arab coalition destroys armed Houthi drone targeting Saudi Arabia

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Arab coalition destroys armed Houthi drone targeting Saudi Arabia

  • The drone was destroyed in Yemen’s airspace on Sunday
  • Yemen’s government and the Houthis have agreed to immediately release 1,000 prisoners in a prisoner swap

RIYADH: The Arab coalition intercepted and destroyed an armed Houthi drone targeting the Kingdom’s southern region on Sunday.
The drone was destroyed in Yemen’s airspace, the coalition said.
Earlier on Sunday, the UN mission in Yemen said the government and the Houthi militia had agreed to immediately release 1,000 prisoners in a prisoner swap.