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Saudi tour guides shine at NEOM’s The Line exhibition

  • JEDDAH: An exhibition exploring Saudi Arabia’s ambitious The Line project is leaving visitors enthralled thanks to the work of specialist tour guides. The details of the NEOM project are on full display at the exhibition, hosted at the Jeddah Superdome. Visitors of all age groups will get fir...
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Drought officially declared in several parts of England

  • LONDON: The UK government on Friday officially declared a drought in several parts of England, following months of record low rainfall and unprecedented temperatures in recent weeks. At a meeting of the National Drought Group, the government’s Environment Agency said the “drought trigger thres...
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Terrorist detonates suicide vest as Saudi security forces try to make arrest 

  • JEDDAH: A man, Saudi forces say was a terrorist, detonated a suicide vest he was wearing when security forces attempted to arrest him in Jeddah, Saudi Arabia’s Presidency of State Security said in a statement on Friday.  He died at the scene in the Al-Samer neighborhood in the city,...
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Egypt in preliminary talks to raise $2.5bn amid intensifying economic pressure: Bloomberg

  • RIYADH: Egypt is in talks with regional and international banks as it ponders a loan of around $2.5 billion to relieve growing economic pressure, Bloomberg reported citing people with knowledge of the plans. Government officials said they had no information on the issue, and the sources quote...
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Saudi Arabia’s sports minister, chairman of UAE sports authority discuss cooperation 

  • KONYA: Saudi Arabia’s Minister of Sports Prince Abdulaziz bin Turki Al-Faisal met with the Chairman of the UAE’s General Authority of Sports Ahmed Belhoul Al-Falasi to discuss cooperation in the field of sports, the Emirates News Agency (WAM) reported on Thursday.  The mee...
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SISCO sticking to expansion plans despite huge profit drop: CEO

  • RIYADH: Saudi Industrial Services Co. is going to push ahead with its expansion plans despite seeing its profits plunge 93 percent in the first half of the year. The firm’s CEO, Mohammed Al Mudarres, told Argaam that SISCO is continuing with its proposed strategy in acquisitions and expansion...
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Saudi HR market makes up just 0.4% of global sector, business federation reveals

  • RIYADH: Saudi Arabia’s human resources sector is worth just 0.4 percent of the international market despite the Kingdom being ranked third globally for attracting foreign labor. Figures released by the Federation of Saudi Chambers show the HR market stands at just over SR6 billion ($1.6 billi...
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Esports and gaming set for massive growth: Prince Faisal

  • RIYADH: The Next World Forum, an esports and gaming event in Riyadh that will bring together sector leaders and experts from around the world, “is a platform for ushering in a new era in the phenomenal growth of the industry.” This is according to Prince Faisal bin Bandar bin Sultan, chairman...
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Saudi weightlifter Mansour Al-Saleem wins gold and two silvers at Islamic Solidarity Games

  • Vice President of the Saudi Olympic and Paralympic Committee Prince Fahd bin Jalawi on Thursday presented Saudi weightlifter Mansour Al- Saleem with a gold and two silver medals in the 55 kg competition at the Islamic Solidarity Games in Konya, Turkey. Al-Saleem had claimed his medals by winn...
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Egypt's Mohammed Tarek is ‘on a roll’ as he lends his voice to Warner Bros.’ ‘DC League of Super-Pets’

  • DUBAI: It’s a strange life being a content creator. Take Egyptian social-media star Mohammed Tarek, for example. He’s a dentist by day — graduating earlier this year after six years of exhaustive study in Egypt — but in his free time he makes comedy videos, often talking directly to his phone. ...
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