Hamdan bin Mohammed Introduces Dubai Font to the World and directs Dubai Government Entities to Ado ...
Created in collaboration with Microsoft, the Font harmoniously and fully integrates Arabic and Latin texts Hamdan bin Mohammed: Dubai Font combines the authenticity of the past and the aspirations of the future The Dubai Font is the first Microsoft font created by a city and named after it The font can be accessed globally by more than ......Read More
Monday, May 01, 2017
Saudi Xerox WE CARE Team Drives Blood Donation Campaign
Campaign to cover 3 main KSA regions in collaboration with kingdom’s healthcare providers Riyadh, KSA – 19th March 2017 – Saudi Xerox Limited (SXL), the regional leader in Business Services Sector, is focused on positioning itself as a lead role model for CSR among its stakeholders. SXL will host a two-day event from ......Read More
Sunday, March 19, 2017
Huawei and Royal Commission for Jubail and Yanbu sign agreements to establish Huawei Academy & devel ...
On the sidelines of King Salman bin Abdulaziz visit to China Beijing, China - 16 March 2017: On the sidelines of King Salman bin Abdulaziz visit to China and during the 2017 ‘Saudi-China Investment Forum’, Huawei Tech. Investment Saudi Arabia and Royal Commission for Jubail and Yanbu have signed a milestone agreement to establish a ......Read More
Friday, March 17, 2017
Alstom delivers on time the first metro trainset to Riyadh
March 6, 2017 – Alstom, as a part of FAST consortium , hands over to Arriyadh Development Authority (ADA) the first of the 69 metro trainsets for Riyadh that will circulate on the lines 4, 5 and 6. The production of the metro trainsets is well on track and Alstom has set to meet its deadline and deliver all the metro trainsets by end 2018. ......Read More
Thursday, March 09, 2017
Successful Trials in Saudi Arabia Prove Satellites, Aerial Sensors Can Save Date Palms
Experts at Global Forum for Innovations in Agriculture to showcase game-changing solutions for regional date palm farmers Abu Dhabi, UAE, 20 February 2017: As the progressing lethal infestation of the red palm weevil beetles continues to threaten date production across the region, scientists are preparing to present the successful results of Saudi Arabian trials at the upcoming Global Forum for Innovations in Agriculture (GFIA). Bill Haraka, Managing Director at Dutch organisation TEC-IB, the creators of DateGIS, a multi-spectral satellite data gathering system for date farmers, will outline the advancement in remote sensing technology to save date palms. He believes that ......Read More
Monday, February 20, 2017
Journey to End Hunger by Fatafeat and beIN encouraging the masses to take Action against Hunger – In ...
Dubai, UAE, November 19, 2016: #Against_hunger, the enduring campaign by Fatafeat and beIN, is receiving overwhelming appreciation and participation from the masses to help thousands of unprivileged people in the Arab world. The inspiring ongoing campaign #against_hunger aims to create awareness in the Arab world regarding the alarming ......Read More
Saturday, November 19, 2016
Arab News/YouGov US election MENA poll
Exclusive Arab News/YouGov poll surveys 3,017 people in MENA 47% of Arabs would snub both Clinton and Trump, if given chance to vote 44% would vote for Hillary Clinton with just 9% opting for Donald Trump But Republican candidate’s stance on border controls and abortion prove popular 78% of respondents say election ......Read More
Thursday, November 03, 2016
Minister of Haj & Umra: Achieving Record Levels of Success Reflects Agencies' Cooperation and E-Prog ...
Stressing that preparation for the upcoming Haj season starts after existing pilgrims' departure Jeddah, October 11, 2016: His Excellency Dr. Mohammed Saleh bin Taher Bentin, the Minister of Haj and Umra, concluded the consecutive meetings with the ministry officials, the representatives of domestic Haj pilgrims establishments ......Read More
Tuesday, October 11, 2016
Riyadh and Jeddah's Real Estate Market performance is set to improve as a result of Saudi Vision 203 ...
According to JLL’s Q2-2016 Riyadh and Jeddah Real Estate Overviews Kingdom of Saudi Arabia, 27, July 2016 – JLL, the world's leading real estate investment and advisory firm, today has released its Q2 2016 Riyadh and Jeddah Real Estate Overview reports assessing the latest trends in the office, residential, retail and hotel ......Read More
Monday, October 03, 2016
The Grand Haj Symposium will be launched on Sunday under the auspices of the Minister of Haj and Umr ...
The Grand Haj Symposium will be launched on Sunday under the auspices of the Minister of Haj and Umrah with the participation of 200 Muslim Scholars and Thinkers Jeddah, Saudi Arabia, September 3, 2016 In the presence of 200 Scholars and Thinkers from all parts of the Islamic World, the three-day Grand Haj Symposium will kick off tomorrow in ......Read More
Thursday, September 22, 2016
Ministry of Haj and Umrah: Signing Haj Agreements with more than 75 Islamic Countries and Minority S ...
Saudi Arabia, September 2, 2016 The official delegations of 54 States arrived to the Kingdom and finalized the relevant formalities of pilgrims The Ministry of Haj and Umrah has announced the ongoing arrivals of pilgrims to the Kingdom to carry out the Haj duty in a spiritual atmosphere together with access to services with much ease and convenience. The Ministry stated that the pilgrims' delegations who arrived to the KSA's airports , ports and border crossing points have come from all Arab and Islamic nations and Muslim Minority States after that the Ministry of Haj and Umrah has successfully signed the agreement minutes with more than 75 States from the Arab and ......Read More
Thursday, September 22, 2016
KSA Government announces regulations for White Land Tax
Dubai, UAE, June 15, 2016: The Council of Ministers met in Jeddah on Monday and approved a number of regulations for the introduction of the White Land Tax. Important features of these regulations include: 1. White land is defined as empty land designated for residential and commercial use within the urban growth ......Read More
Wednesday, June 15, 2016
New Saudi report cites Dubai Courts as benchmark for further development of Kingdom's litigation pro ...
UAE, May 17, 2017- A newly released report from the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia (KSA) has hailed Dubai Courts as a benchmark for the country's continuing efforts to further develop its litigation procedures. The report, which is entitled 'Provisions leading the litigants to a delay of the ruling,' was authored by His Excellency (H.E.) Dr. Khalid bin Abdulaziz bin Sulaiman Al Salman, Head Researcher of the Islamic Studies Department of the King Fahd University of Petroleum and Minerals. The commendation is the result of his recent visit to Dubai Courts to learn the standards, guidelines and mechanisms that it follows to raise the efficiency of its case management system, which ......Read More
Wednesday, May 17, 2017
Expedition to scale live volcanic mountain in Tanzania to raise ‘epilepsy awareness'
Team from UAE, Oman, Saudi Arabia and Kuwait are taking part in this initiative to help the cause of 65 million people suffering from this challenge around the globe, it is the 4th most common neurological condition Dubai, UAE, May 9th, 2017: Epilepsy warrior and adventure enthusiast, Medina Ilyassova, will lead a group of 12 people to Tanzania on a ‘Wild Lion Expedition’. In addition to many hikes, the group will be hiking to the summit of Oldonya Lengai “The Mountain of God” – a live volcano in Tanzania. It the only active volcano known to erupt carbonatite lava, a sensational discovery scientists made as recently as in the 1960s. Team from UAE, Oman, ......Read More
Tuesday, May 09, 2017
Ajman confident in reinforcing its position in the Middle East's real estate investment map
Ajman, April 20, 2017- The Department of Land and Real Estate Regulatory has revealed its participation in the coming Riyadh Real Estate & Urban Development Exhibition 2017 (Restatex Riyadh 2017), the largest annual Real Estate event of its kind in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia, which will be held from April 23 to April 26, 2017 at the Riyadh International Convention & Exhibition Center. During their participation, Department of Land and Real Estate Regulatory will be showcasing potential investment and growth opportunities in the emirate's real estate segment--while also throwing the spotlight on Ajman's growing reputation as an ideal real estate investment ......Read More
Thursday, April 20, 2017
Saudi delegates visit SDG to learn Dubai's smart transformation efforts
UAE, 31 October, 2016 – A government delegation from the Ministry of Communications and Information Technology and the Ministry of Civil Service in Saudi Arabia recently visited the office of Smart Dubai Government Establishment (SDG), the Smart Dubai Office’s technical arm that supervises Dubai’s smart transformation efforts. The visiting delegates aimed to learn more about SDG’s best practices, particularly in the area of shared services being managed by the Government Information Resources Planning Systems (GRP) Department. The delegation was headed by Motref Al Sahli, Director of the Software Engineering Department of the e-Government Program (Yesser), who ......Read More
Monday, October 31, 2016