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  • RIYADH: Saudi Arabia’s aerial defense system intercepted a ballistic missile fired by the Houthi militia from rebel-held territory in Yemen Saturday.A Saudi-led coalition statement published by the state-run Saudi Press Agency (SPA) said the ballistic missile had been fired from the northern...
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#fa6orfaris — the hashtag that turned into business

  • Believe it or not, breakfast is not just about tucking away the first meal of the day. For some, like businessman Faris Al-Turki, it may well open the doors for new enterprise, lucrative one at that!...
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#Halawani_Al-Khair campaign spreads goodness in Saudi Arabia

  • Halawani Brothers, a leading food manufacturing company in the Kingdom, has launched the second edition of the #Halawani_Al-Khair campaign. The initiative is part of the company’s corporate social responsibility (CSR) and aims to promote volunteering and extend philanthropy, reflecting the comp...
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#IceBucketChallenge: Twitter mocks Hollande’s speech

  • PARIS: Twitter users mocked France’s president Monday after he was drenched by rain while making a speech commemorating French resistance on the day the government collapsed, drawing gleeful comparisons with the Ice Bucket Challenge.The images of Francois Hollande delivering his pre-arranged...
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#Makkah_live shows world the beauty of Islam

  • JEDDAH: On Monday, Snapchat users witnessed thousands circling Makkah’s iconic Kaaba, in its first live story from the holy city, honoring the night of decree. This happened after thousands of Saudis and Muslims around the world took to Twitter using the hashtag #Makkah_live to petition Snapchat...
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#MeToo moment? Video of unwanted advance divides Egyptians

  • CAIRO: It might have been another #MeToo moment: An Egyptian woman says a man stalked her at a bus stop, made inappropriate advances, and only backed off when she began filming him with her cellphone. But when she posted the video on Facebook, it ignited an online debate in which many Egyptian...
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#OurLeague: Saudi pro football fans enjoy beautiful game despite coronavirus pandemic

  • DUBAI: Saudi football fans can continue to enjoy matches for the upcoming 2020-2021 Saudi Pro League season, despite not being able to attend games. Supporters have only had to wait a month for the return of the region’s biggest and most popular league, which gets underway this weekend, and t...
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#StartWithThem: Uniting UAE Twitter users to create change

  • DUBAI: Twitter held a #StartWithThem event in Dubai on Tuesday, bringing people together to discuss how the platform could be used to inspire others and create change. It featured interactive exhibits such as a sliding puzzle and 3D image viewers containing pictures of tweets, offering statist...
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#Stayhome: Gulf influencers take the glamor factor indoors

  • DUBAI: From extravagant trips to the Amalfi Coast and sunset photoshoots on Dubai’s beaches to an almost complete lockdown — the coronavirus has forced the Gulf’s social media influencers indoors, but hasn’t lowered their glamor factor. While they can no longer upload pictures of themselves z...
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#ThisHappened in 2017: Twitter shares the top moments of the past year

  • As we reach the end of 2017 Twitter has been reflecting on the year that was: from breaking news, entertainment, sports, and local conversations, if it happened anywhere, it happened on Twitter....
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