Riyadh prep school instills values of charity through harvest festival

  • RIYADH: Students at Aldenham Prep School in Riyadh marked the end of summer by learning to give back to their communities through charity donations and harvest festival celebrations. Harvest festivals are commonly held in the UK around the beginning of October. The occasion aims to celebrate ...
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Saudi Arabia, Bangladesh agree to establish joint business council

  • RIYADH: The Federation of Saudi Chambers has agreed a memorandum of understanding with its counterpart in Bangladesh to create a business council. The deal was signed by Vice President of the Federation of Saudi Chambers Tariq bin Muhammad Al-Haidari and his Bangladeshi counterpart Mohammed H...
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Saudi Health Council, women’s health association sign MoU boosting collaboration

  • RIYADH: The Saudi Health Council and the Rufaida Association for Women’s Health signed a memorandum of understanding to collaborate in studies and research related to women’s health and the formulation and evaluation of policies and strategies, the Saudi News Agency reported.  The MoU wa...
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14th meeting of GCC meteorological facility leaders concludes

  • JEDDAH: The 14th meeting of the leaders of the Gulf Cooperation Council’s meteorological facilities, in partnership with the National Center for Meteorology and sponsored by SAMI Advanced Electronics Company, concluded on Monday. The two-day meeting took place at the Ritz-Carlton Hotel in Jed...
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New digital platform destigmatizing mental health in Arab world

  • RIYADH: A newly launched digital platform is aiming to break stigmas surrounding mental health in the Arab world. Presented in Arabic, Houna will provide information, resources, and support groups to help tackle taboos around the issue. Sheikha Majda Al-Sabah, founder of Houna, told Arab Ne...
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Turki Al-Sheikh opens Merwas, largest art and entertainment factory in the Arab world

  • RIYADH: The largest entertainment factory in the Arab world has opened in Riyadh to help and support Saudi talent and put it on the global stage. Chairman of the General Entertainment Authority Turki Al-Sheikh inaugurated the development on Saturday in the presence of Nada Al-Tuwaijri, co-fou...
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Saudi Arabia taking over Arab auditing body’s presidency until 2025

  • JEDDAH: An influential Arab auditing body on Thursday wrapped up its general assembly and executive council meetings, held in Saudi Arabia. The Arab Organization of Supreme Audit Institutions staged its three-day gathering in Jeddah, which included its 14th general assembly and 64th and 65th ...
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Saudi Arabia to host green summits in Egypt in November

  • RIYADH: Saudi Arabia’s cabinet on Tuesday affirmed that the Kingdom is set to launch the second edition of the Middle East Green Initiative Summit and the Saudi Green Initiative Forum in Egypt next month, coinciding with the UN Climate Change Conference. The Kingdom remains committed to suppo...
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Saudi minister meets EU officials in Riyadh

  • RIYADH: Saudi Minister of State for Foreign Affairs Adel Al-Jubeir on Monday met the Middle East and Gulf Working Group of the European Council, headed by Dr. Till Blume and Calin Mitri. During the meeting, at the ministry’s headquarters in Riyadh, Al-Jubeir, who is also climate affairs envoy...
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Rights commission highlights Saudi Arabia’s efforts, reforms in human rights

  • RIYADH: The President of the Human Rights Commission (HRC), Dr Hala bint Mazyad Al-Tuwaijri, highlighted Saudi Arabia’s latest efforts and reforms in human rights, the Saudi Press Agency (SPA) reported on Sunday.  Al-Tuwaijri stressed that the advancements come as part of the leadership’s...
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