20 research papers by aspiring Saudi high school grads OK’d for commercial use

  • JEDDAH: A total of 20 research and science projects were selected to be prepared for commercial use and introduced to the Saudi market as a result of a partnership between leading skill developing and entrepreneurial entities. The Small and Medium Enterprises General Authority (Monshaat), in p...
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Comic-Con Arabia to continue this year, virtually

  • JEDDAH: There is a ray of light for pop culture enthusiasts amid the global health crisis, with the first eComic Con Live to take place virtually next month. Domain Entertainment and the creators of Comic Con Arabia, Panache Middle East, have come together to create an event that will ta...
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Documentary reveals the history of Saudi Arabia’s battle against diseases

  • JEDDAH: The King Abdul Aziz Foundation for Research and Archives (Darah) recently released “War on Disease and Epidemics,” a documentary produced by the Ministry of Media more than 50 years ago that tells the story of the Saudi government’s efforts to preserve the health of its citizens and exp...
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Saudis head out as coronavirus lockdown eases

  • JEDDAH/RIYADH: As the 24-hour-curfew period ended, residents of Saudi Arabia headed back outside on the first day of the government’s three-phase plan to transition back to normality after the COVID-19 pandemic. But as people rushed to take advantage of the newly relaxed measures, street...
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Saudi envoy meets Tunisian health minister

  • TUNIS: Saudi Ambassador to Tunisia Mohammed bin Mahmoud Al-Ali met Tunisian Health Minister Abdullatif Al-Makki on Friday. During their meeting in Tunis, they discussed bilateral relations and how to promote cooperation between the two fraternal countries, especially concerning health, the Sa...
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Local group highlights Saudi Arabia as prime tourist destination

  • JEDDAH: Long before Saudi Arabia began promoting travel and exploration, an adventurous group of locals from Jeddah aimed to showcase the Kingdom as a prime tourist destination, and succeeded. Qairawan is an initiative that encourages and enables people to travel around the Kingdom. It c...
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Dramatic ‘Ring of Fire’ solar eclipse is a first for Saudi Arabia

  • JEDDAH: Saudi Arabia will wake up to a “Ring of Fire” in the sky on Thursday — a spectacular solar eclipse believed to be the first of its kind in the Kingdom. The final solar eclipse of 2019 will farewell the year in dramatic fashion in places such as India, Singapore, the Philippines and ar...
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Young artists throw spotlight on Saudi Arabia’s social transformation

  • JEDDAH: An exhibition by emerging artists throwing a spotlight on the social changes taking place in Saudi Arabia has been launched in the Kingdom. Athr Gallery in Jeddah is hosting “In the Midst of It All,” the sixth edition of its Young Saudi Artists (YSA) initiative, showcasing the wo...
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Why Saudi-Russian relations are stronger than before

  • RIYADH: The visit by Russian President Vladimir Putin is another significant step toward the steady and continuous strengthening of relations between the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia and Russia. Saudi Ambassador to Russia Rayed Krimly spoke to Arab News about bilateral relations between the two pe...
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Saudi Arabia and Russia strengthen bilateral ties with trade and investment in focus

  • RIYADH: A major transformation is underway in Saudi Arabia’s economic and cultural relationship with Russia, said top experts and diplomats. According to Saudi Ambassador to Russia Dr. Rayed Krimly, there is a growing interest by the Russian business community to explore Saudi markets and open...
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