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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Saudi Arabia to host World Travel and Tourism Council Global Summit in Riyadh

  • RIYADH: The 22nd World Travel and Tourism Council Global Summit, one of the most influential events in the travel and tourism industries, will take place in Riyadh from Nov. 28 to Dec. 1. The summit will virtually bring together industry leaders with key government representatives to continue...
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Global Security Forum returns to Riyadh for second edition

  • RIYADH: The National Cybersecurity Authority is launching its second edition of the Global Security Forum from Nov. 9-10 at the Ritz-Carlton Hotel in Riyadh.  The forum, which will be held this year under the theme “Rethinking the Global Cyber Order,” aims to strengthen cooperation on cy...
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Ignite The Sound concludes with participation of 9,000 digital content creators

  • RIYADH: Ignite The Sound concluded its activities on Saturday with the participation of over 9,000 digital audio content creators and 300,000 virtual attendees. The event, organized by the Digital Content Council, was held with the aim of enabling pioneers of the audio content sector to reach ...
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Saudi negotiating team prepares for GCC free trade talks with South Korea

  • RIYADH: Saudi Arabia’s negotiators held an eighth meeting on Thursday at the headquarters of the Commission for International Organizations and Agreements in Riyadh, as they looked forward to imminent talks with South Korea. The team was preparing for the sixth round of the Gulf Cooperation C...
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