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Cartoon by Amjad Rasmi. (Courtesy of Asharq Al-Awsat)

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Tired of power cuts, blockaded Gaza turns to solar power

  • GAZA CITY: Palestinians living in the Israeli-blockaded enclave of Gaza have long endured an unstable and costly electricity supply, so Yasser Al-Hajj found a different way: Solar power. Looking at the rows of photovoltaic panels at his beachfront fish farm and seafood restaurant, The Sailor,...
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Snapchat launches Family Center parental-control feature in Saudi Arabia

  • DUBAI: Instant messaging service Snapchat, in cooperation with Saudi Arabia’s General Commission for Audiovisual Media, has launched in the Kingdom its Family Center parental-control feature. The new feature was introduced to the app in August in the US, UK, Australia, New Zealand and Canada....
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SDRPY participates in Mahri Forum in Yemen

  • Al-MAHRA, Yemen: On Mahri Language Day, the Mahri Forum was held at Qishn School, Al-Mahra governorate, with the participation of the Saudi Program for the Development and Reconstruction of Yemen. The purpose of the forum is to contribute to raising and developing awareness toward cultur...
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Cycling trip

  • Fatima Al-Shagga is organizing a family bike-riding trip through the center of Jeddah. The trip will take you through the historic part of the city and the corniche. Those interested will need to book for at least two people. Booking is through experiences.suplift.com.
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Tawqeer initiative launched for elderly pilgrims

  • MAKKAH: The General Presidency for the Affairs of the Two Holy Mosques, represented by the social, voluntary and humanitarian services, has launched the “Tawqeer” (elderly care) initiative, through which several programs and services are provided for elderly people to enable them to perform rit...
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Islamic political parties, a pathway to politics... Thoughts on the sidelines of Al- Qaradawi’s passing

  • Since their entry into political and social life in the Arab and Islamic worlds, Islamic political parties insist on using religion and the concepts of freedom, justice and equality, among others, to promote “the Islamic project.” They portray their system as the inevitable and fair alternati...
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Pink Caravan takes to the road for Breast Cancer Awareness Month

  • SHARJAH: The Friends of Cancer Patients charity will deliver its Pink Caravan initiative across the UAE in October to mark Breast Cancer Awareness Month, Emirates News Agency reported. Pink Caravan is a UAE-based scheme that seeks to raise awareness of the importance of screening for breast c...
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Photographer Faisal bin Zarah’s exhibition is a love letter to the Kingdom 

  •   RIYADH: Photographer Faisal bin Zarah’s first three-day solo exhibition, “Raw Kingdom,” transformed Lakum Art Space in Riyadh into a vivid love letter to Saudi Arabia — a result of 15 years of hard work.   The exhibition, which took place from Sept. 27 to Oct. 2, showcased photo...
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Shaquille O’Neal is face of new Abu Dhabi Calendar campaign

  • ABU DHABI: Abu Dhabi’s Department of Culture and Tourism has unveiled former professional basketball player Shaquille O’Neal as the face of a “Breaking News”-style digital campaign to promote upcoming events in the emirate. As the new face of Abu Dhabi Calendar, the four-time NBA champion sho...
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