22 Dhu al-Hijjah 1442 - 1 August 2021
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4IR can help KSA become a global hub for new drone technology
Business & Money | Sunday 1 August, 2021 7:00 am
Saudi Arabia could become a global center for new drone technology under plans being advanced by the Center for the Fourth Industrial Revolution (4IR) recently inaugurated in Riyadh in partnership with the World Economic Forum (WEF). Mansour Alsaleh, director of the center, told Arab News that ...
Shada mountains, a popular tourist attraction in Saudi Arabia
Tourism & Hospitality | Sunday 1 August, 2021 5:08 am
The Sarawat Mountain range — particularly the Shada mountains in Baha — is a popular tourist attraction in the Kingdom. The mountains are often shrouded in mist, due to the water vapor from the Red Sea. Visitors can explore the region’s caves, in which ancient cave paintings have been...
Mastercard marks year of collective action in annual Sustainability Report
Business & Money | Sunday 1 August, 2021 2:19 am
Mastercard released its 2020 Corporate Sustainability report, highlighting how the company has responded to the challenges of the last year through innovation and trusted partnerships and is delivering on its mission to build a more inclusive, sustainable world with a digital economy that works for ...
Cars & Autos | Thursday 29 July, 2021 4:04 am
The highly anticipated Genesis G70 Shooting Brake was revealed at Goodwood Festival of Speed today by Dominique Boesch, Managing Director for Genesis Motor Europe, and the Duke of Richmond.The G70 Shooting Brake, the fifth vehicle in the brand’s growing vehicle lineup for Europe, embodies the...
The Next Era of Smartphone Innovation is About to Unfold
Technology & IT | Thursday 29 July, 2021 3:50 am
At last August’s Unpacked event, I shared my strategy to bring more empowering mobile technology to as many people as possible, especially at a time when they needed it most. Now, around one year later, our world is slowly but surely preparing to reopen in many ways. We’re all yearning for...
Takakiyo Fujita, Managing Director of Sony Middle East and Africa
Technology & IT | Wednesday 28 July, 2021 2:22 am
Takakiyo Fujita is the new Managing Director of Sony Middle East & Africa, and will be responsible for driving Sony’s business in the MEA region. Fujita has been with Sony for almost three decades. He began his career with Sony Corporation in 1990 as part of the International Marketing...
ABB to present sustainable solutions at Dubai EXPO 2020
Business & Money | Tuesday 27 July, 2021 4:13 am
 ABB will participate in the Dubai EXPO 2020 as an official partner of the Swedish Pavilion and showcase its leading technology in a digital and interactive way partnering with more than 100 companies and institutions. With a history of more than 130 years and Sweden as one of the birthplaces...
Health plan for Hajj was a success, says Saudi minister
Government | Thursday 22 July, 2021 5:17 pm
Saudi Minister of Health Dr. Tawfiq Al-Rabiah announced on Thursday that the health plan for this year’s Hajj was a success, with no coronavirus disease (COVID-19) infection cases identified. “I would like to announce that this Hajj was successful, with neither coronavirus infection nor...
Participating Agencies Continue Providing Services at Highest Levels for Pilgrims
Government | Wednesday 21 July, 2021 8:09 pm
The Ministry of Health spokesperson, Dr. Mohamed Al-Abdali, affirmed that the health status of the pilgrims is reassuring and there are no COVID-19 cases, other public health threat-diseases or deaths among pilgrims so far. This came in the press conference for this year's Hajj season, which...
Pilgrims Continue to Arrive at Grand Holy Mosque amid Integrated System of Services
Government | Sunday 18 July, 2021 1:12 pm
The General Presidency for the Affairs of the Grand Holy Mosque and the Prophet's Holy Mosque continued today, 8 Dhul Hijjah, known as day of Al-Tarwiyah, to receive pilgrims at the Grand Holy Mosque amid an integrated system of services and precautionary measure in order to enable pilgrims to...