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Tetra Pak launches “Go Nature Go Carton 3.0” this month to promote the sustainability practices that can transform food systems in the Middle East Riyadh, Kingdom of Saudi Arabia, 11th June, 2024: Tetra Pak announced today unique insights from the “Global Sustainable Packaging Consumer Research” study, that can have an ... ... Read more
Join Max Fashion as it celebrates 20 years of style and affordability with the launch of its exquisite Eid collection. This stunning range blends traditional and contemporary designs, perfect for embracing the spirit of togetherness and reflection during Eid. Discover elegant kaftans, vibrant jewel-toned dresses, and sophisticated outfits for men, ... ... Read more
British rider takes convincing lead on Gotthard PassAdam Yates put in a confident climbing display on stage 4 of the Tour de Suisse to take the overall lead as the race hits the decisive stages.The British climber broke away from the peloton at -5km to go in chase of the remaining breakaway fugitives, without any answer from his closest GC rivals. ... ... Read more
Formula E announces largest ever calendar, featuring 17 races across 11 iconic locations, following validation of the FIA World Motor Sport Council. Formula E will return to KSA for the 7th time in the series’ history in S11 from 14th and 15th February, with a new track location that will be announced in due course. Monaco wil... ... Read more
Riyadh – The United Nations World Food Programme (WFP) welcomes a contribution of 300 metric tons of dates from the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia to be provided to Sri Lankan children. Provided through the King Salman Humanitarian Aid and Relief Centre, the dates will be served to primary grade children enrolled in the country's national school... ... Read more
Riyadh - Kingdom of Saudi Arabia – June 11 - TikTok hosted the TikTok Performance Summit at The Ritz-Carlton Hotel in Riyadh, where leaders from the retail, services, and digital marketing sectors gathered to drive excellence in performance marketing. The sessions explored performance solutions, innovations in creative strategies, and advance... ... Read more
Thursday saw Danish cueist Mickey Krause topple reigning champion and world #1 Francisco Sánchez Ruíz en route to last 16Jeddah, Saudi Arabia – 7 June 2024: A thrilling penultimate day awaits audiences at the 2024 World Pool Championship in Jeddah following a marathon 48 matches throughout Thursday. After three days of double elimin... ... Read more
Strengthening Hong Kong’s role as an important hub for the Belt and Road InitiativeConsul General of the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia in Hong Kong SAR, Hamad Aljebreen (standing, second from right), Cathay Group Chief Executive Officer Ronald Lam (standing, left) and Saudi Air Connectivity Program Chief Executive Officer Majid Khan (standing, righ... ... Read more
Shang Palace, the home of soulful and modern Chinese cuisine and the recipient of the prestigious “Jeddah’s Best Asian Restaurant” award in 2024, “Saudi Arabia’s Best Hotel Restaurant” award in 2023 and 2022, is excited to announce the return of its popular Shang Palace Weekend Brunch this summer. Families can he... ... Read more
Shang Palace, the home of soulful and modern Chinese cuisine and the recipient of the prestigious “Jeddah’s Best Asian Restaurant” award in 2024, “Saudi Arabia’s Best Hotel Restaurant” award in 2023 and 2022, is excited to announce the return of its popular Shang Palace Weekend Brunch this summer. Families can he... ... Read more
Riyadh, KSA, 5 June 2024 — Jadwa Investment, a leading investment management and advisory firm in the Middle East, announced the launch of its new mobile application, ‘the Jadwa Investment app’, as part of the firm’s continuous efforts to enhance its client service and experience.Following Jadwa’s new corporate website... ... Read more
Alshammari sent shockwaves across the international professional pool landscape on Monday with famous victory over Spanish world #8 and two-time World Pool Masters champion David Alcaide World Pool Championship taking place in Jeddah until June 8; 13 Saudi players competing against world's top 100 marksmenJeddah, Saudi Arabia – 4 June 20... ... Read more
Alshammari sent shockwaves across the international professional pool landscape on Monday with famous victory over Spanish world #8 and two-time World Pool Masters champion David Alcaide World Pool Championship taking place in Jeddah until June 8; 13 Saudi players competing against world's top 100 marksmenJeddah, Saudi Arabia – 4 June 20... ... Read more
Alshammari sent shockwaves across the international professional pool landscape on Monday with famous victory over Spanish world #8 and two-time World Pool Masters champion David Alcaide World Pool Championship taking place in Jeddah until June 8; 13 Saudi players competing against world's top 100 marksmenJeddah, Saudi Arabia – 4 June 20... ... Read more


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The Riyadh-based club will become the first Saudi Arabian female team to compete in the region's top women's club competition next season Al Nassr among 22 clubs to compete in new look AFC Women's Champions League, set to kick off with preliminary group stage in August  Al Nassr and Saudi Arabian Women's Goalkeeper Sara Khalid lifts the SAFF Women's Premier League title that secured AFC Women's Champions League qualification (Photo by SAFF)   Riyadh, Saudi Arabia – 15 June 2024: Following a remarkable domestic season for women's football, the Asian Football Confederation (AFC) have announced that Al Nassr FC are set to represent Saudi Arabia ......read more

Riyadh, 13 June 2024: The Saudi Exchange today congratulates Rasan Information Technology Company (Rasan), the leading InsurTech services provider in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia, as it lists on the Main Market. Established in 2016, Rasan is a company specializing in the InsurTech services in the Gulf region. The Group's portfolio includes InsurTech companies like Tameeni, offering insurance aggregation services, among others such as Treza for policy management, Awal Mazad for car auctions, and R Solutions for business intelligence and predictive modeling. Mr. Nasser Alajaji, Chief of Listing at Saudi Exchange, said: "The listing of Rasan is testament to the growth of the Insur ......read more

Join Max Fashion as it celebrates 20 years of style and affordability with the launch of its exquisite Eid collection. This stunning range blends traditional and contemporary designs, perfect for embracing the spirit of togetherness and reflection during Eid. Discover elegant kaftans, vibrant jewel-toned dresses, and sophisticated outfits for men, alongside adorable lace dresses and smart casual sets for children. Each piece is meticulously crafted to ensure comfort and style for the whole family. Elevate your festive wardrobe with these trendy and affordable pieces, available at Max Fashion stores and online. Experience the joy of Eid in style with Max Fashion’s latest collection and ......read more

Tetra Pak launches “Go Nature Go Carton 3.0” this month to promote the sustainability practices that can transform food systems in the Middle East  Riyadh, Kingdom of Saudi Arabia, 11th June, 2024: Tetra Pak announced today unique insights from the “Global Sustainable Packaging Consumer Research” study, that can have an impact on propelling sustainability practices in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia. The global research aims to understand the actions taken by consumers to conserve the environment on a country level, and accordingly identify new market trends, industry opportunities and challenges related to sustainability, and provide businesses with valuable insi ......read more

British rider takes convincing lead on Gotthard Pass Adam Yates put in a confident climbing display on stage 4 of the Tour de Suisse to take the overall lead as the race hits the decisive stages. The British climber broke away from the peloton at -5km to go in chase of the remaining breakaway fugitives, without any answer from his closest GC rivals. Yates picked up all but one of the early breakaway with Norwegian Torstein Traeen (Uno X) resisting the chase and winning the stage by a narrow margin of 23”. Joao Almeida also showed strong climbing form with 4th place on the day and moving up to 2nd on GC, leaving UAE in a commanding position for the upcoming days. Yates will wea ......read more

Formula E announces largest ever calendar, featuring 17 races across 11 iconic locations, following validation of the FIA World Motor Sport Council. Formula E will return to KSA for the 7th time in the series’ history in S11 from 14th and 15th February, with a new track location that will be announced in due course. Monaco will host a double header of races for first time in motorsport history, with the Tokyo E-Prix expanded following huge success of inaugural race. Return to Miami and Jakarta feature as other new race highlights. Round 1 confirmed for São Paulo on 7 December 2024, with double-header finale secured at ExCeL London on 26-27 July 2025. ......read more

Riyadh – The United Nations World Food Programme (WFP) welcomes a contribution of 300 metric tons of dates from the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia to be provided to Sri Lankan children. Provided through the King Salman Humanitarian Aid and Relief Centre, the dates will be served to primary grade children enrolled in the country's national school meal programme.   The contribution was acknowledged at a signing event between the Embassy of Saudi Arabia in Sri Lanka and the World Food Programme.    Sri Lankan children were among those most affected by the impacts of the country's economic downfall in 2022, where lost jobs and reduced incomes have made it harder ......read more

Riyadh - Kingdom of Saudi Arabia – June 11 - TikTok hosted the TikTok Performance Summit at The Ritz-Carlton Hotel in Riyadh, where leaders from the retail, services, and digital marketing sectors gathered to drive excellence in performance marketing. The sessions explored performance solutions, innovations in creative strategies, and advancements in performance measurement mechanisms. The Summit opened with a welcome and networking session, followed by an opening speech that emphasized the importance of enhancing performance marketing on the TikTok platform. Other sessions delved into marketing solutions to achieve optimal results, innovations in creative content, and advances in m ......read more

London, UK: The World Travel & Tourism Council’s 2024 Economic Impact Research (EIR) has revealed a record-breaking year for Travel & Tourism in Saudi Arabia, with new records in GDP contribution, sector jobs and visitor spend. Saudi Arabia’s Travel & Tourism sector is now soaring past all previous records, testament to the country’s commitment to becoming a global tourism hot spot. Last year, the sector grew by more than 32% to contribute a record-breaking SAR 444.3BN to Saudi’s GDP, representing 11.5% of the entire economy. This exceeded the previous record by almost 30% and underscores the sector’s pivotal new role in the nation’s econ ......read more

Thursday saw Danish cueist Mickey Krause topple reigning champion and world #1 Francisco Sánchez Ruíz en route to last 16 Jeddah, Saudi Arabia – 7 June 2024: A thrilling penultimate day awaits audiences at the 2024 World Pool Championship in Jeddah following a marathon 48 matches throughout Thursday. After three days of double elimination encounters live from the Green Halls, the original 128-strong field has been narrowed down to the last 16 as the single elimination stage served up surprise shocks and a series of memorable contests. With world pool's greatest players progressing deeper into the tournament and edging closer to the coveted world title, Thursday illust ......read more

Strengthening Hong Kong’s role as an important hub for the Belt and Road Initiative Consul General of the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia in Hong Kong SAR, Hamad Aljebreen (standing, second from right), Cathay Group Chief Executive Officer Ronald Lam (standing, left) and Saudi Air Connectivity Program Chief Executive Officer Majid Khan (standing, right), the agreement was signed by Cathay Chief Customer and Commercial Officer Lavinia Lau (seated, left) and Saudi Air Connectivity Program Aviation Development Vice President Rashed Alshammari (seated, right). Cathay Pacific is pleased to announce the launch of direct passenger flights to Riyadh, the capital and financial centre of Saudi ......read more

Shang Palace, the home of soulful and modern Chinese cuisine and the recipient of the prestigious “Jeddah’s Best Asian Restaurant” award in 2024, “Saudi Arabia’s Best Hotel Restaurant” award in 2023 and 2022, is excited to announce the return of its popular Shang Palace Weekend Brunch this summer. Families can head to the signature Chinese restaurant, Shang Palace at Shangri-La Jeddah for an exceptional brunch experience that is set to transform weekends with an array of delectable dishes in an enchanting atmosphere that welcomes families to create memorable moments. Every Friday and Saturday, from 1:00 PM to 5:00 PM, the brunch gracefully revamps Sha ......read more

Latest Hunger Hotspots report urges immediate action to prevent famine and warns of La Niña-linked climate extremes ROME – Acute food insecurity is set to increase in magnitude and severity in 18 hunger “Hotspots”, a new United Nations early warning report has revealed today. The report spotlights the urgent need of assistance to prevent famine in Gaza and the Sudan, and further deterioration in the devastating hunger crises in Haiti, Mali, and South Sudan. It also warns of the lingering impact of El Niño and the looming threat of La Niña that risks bringing further climate extremes that could upend lives and livelihoods. The report found that ......read more

Pretoria, 5 June 2024 - More than 30 million people across Southern Africa have been affected by a severe drought. Millions could be pushed into acute hunger unless support is urgently mobilized to scale before the next lean season, warn the United Nations (UN) and partners. The joint call was made today by the UN, NGOs, regional and national authorities, humanitarian and development partners during a briefing on the emergency in Southern Africa, held in Pretoria, South Africa, to highlight the severe impacts of El Niño and the climate-driven crisis. This joint call follows the recent extraordinary summit by The Southern African Development Community (SADC) that saw the launch o ......read more

Riyadh, KSA, 5 June 2024 — Jadwa Investment, a leading investment management and advisory firm in the Middle East, announced the launch of its new mobile application, ‘the Jadwa Investment app’, as part of the firm’s continuous efforts to enhance its client service and experience. Following Jadwa’s new corporate website and web portal, the app is the firm’s latest milestone in offering its clients a seamless digital experience. Using the new app, clients can access a comprehensive suite of features, allowing them to manage their digital investments effortlessly through their mobile phones.  Commenting on the launch, Tariq Al-Sudairy, Managing Di ......read more

Alshammari sent shockwaves across the international professional pool landscape on Monday with famous victory over Spanish world #8 and two-time World Pool Masters champion David Alcaide World Pool Championship taking place in Jeddah until June 8; 13 Saudi players competing against world's top 100 marksmen Jeddah, Saudi Arabia – 4 June 2024: Saudi Arabia's Abdullah Alshammari has opened up on his incredible first round victory at the 2024 World Pool Championship in Jeddah, labelling the achievement as 'a dream come true'. In a sensational upset that sent shockwaves across the international professional pool landscape, Alshammari overcame Spanish star and wo ......read more

The new partnership agreement, signed between Africa Union Trading, Africa Union Aviation, and AJEX will enhance logistics and supply chain services between Africa and the Middle East Riyadh, Saudi Arabia, 4 June 2024 - AJEX Logistics Services, a leading Middle East-based specialist in express distribution and shipping solutions, is proud to announce the signing of a new partnership agreement with Africa Union Trading and Africa Union Aviation, subsidiaries of Africa Union Holdings. The agreement, inked at the Saudi Trade Attaché's office in Sandton, Johannesburg, marks a significant step towards enhancing logistics and supply chain services between Africa and the Middle East.  ......read more

Audiences witnessed sensational displays of cue mastery on historic Day 1 as hometown hero Waleed Albalkhi faced defending champion and world #1 Francisco Sánchez Ruíz Seven Saudi Arabian national team players faced world's best on Monday which featured 32 opening round encounters World Pool Championship taking place until June 8 at the Green Halls Tickets available now at webook.com Jeddah, Saudi Arabia – 4 June 2024: The 2024 World Pool Championship is officially underway in Jeddah as a series of high-quality matches kicked off the 'Crown Jewel' of the World Nineball Tour (WNT) in the best possible fashion on Monday. In partnership with the ......read more

In honour of World Bicycle Day, UAE Team Emirates reflects on an incredible journey marked by unprecedented success and support from its fans and partners in the Middle East. Since its inception, UAE Team Emirates has experienced a meteoric rise, far surpassing initial expectations and solidifying its position as the number 1 team in World Cycling. Mauro Gianetti, Team Principal and CEO of UAE Team Emirates, proudly reflects on the team's evolution: "We are immensely proud of how far the team has come since 2017. Our journey has been marked by dedication, hard work, and an unwavering commitment to promoting cycling in the Middle East. The success of our team is a testament to the ......read more

The 'Crown Jewel' of the World Nineball Tour runs from June 3-8 128 players vying for historic glory at the Green Halls with record-breaking prize pool and sport's most prestigious title at stake Showcased live around the world through leading global broadcasters, including Sky Sports, SSC, Shahid VIP Sports, MENA, and DAZN. Buy spectators tickets to catch the action here. Saudi Arabia to host World Pool Championship for the next 10 years in partnership with SABSF, Ministry of Sport and promoter Matchroom Multi-Sport Jeddah, Saudi Arabia – 2 June 2024: Sports fans' wait for Saudi Arabia's latest international sporting event is finally over as the Wor ......read more

Dubai, UAE, 3 June 2024: The Dubai Civil Aviation Authority (DCAA) participated in the third edition of the Future Aviation Forum, at the King Abdulaziz International Conference Centre in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia. The future of the aviation sector was highlighted, with an emphasis on strengthening civil aviation collaboration through global collaborations, innovation, and sustainable air transport. The delegation was led by H.E Mohammed Abdulla Lengawi, Director General of Dubai Civil Aviation Authority, accompanied by Saood Abdulaziz Kankazar, Executive Director, Air Transport and International Affairs Sector. On the sidelines of the conference, the Dubai Civil Aviation Authority held a high ......read more

02 June 2024 (Dubai) – The International Air Transport Association (IATA) announced that it will establish the SAF Registry (Registry) to accelerate the uptake of Sustainable Aviation Fuels (SAF) by authoritatively accounting and reporting emissions reductions from SAF. Seventeen airlines, one airline group, six national authorities, three Original Equipment Manufacturers (OEMs), and one fuel producer are already supporting the effort to develop the Registry. The Registry is expected to launch in the first quarter of 2025. SAF is expected to account for up to 65% of the total carbon mitigation needed to achieve net zero carbon emissions in air transportation by 2050. "SAF is ke ......read more

Riyadh, Kingdom of Saudi Arabia – 02 June 2024:  TikTok recently hosted over 100 leaders from the food services industry in Riyadh, Kingdom of Saudi Arabia at an exclusive 'Insights on Wheels' event on May 28th, 2024. Industry decision-makers were invited to explore the cravings journey on TikTok, highlighting how cutting-edge digital strategies can convert cravings into orders through the platform's content, context and communities. The transformational session, which took place at the Almashtal Creative Incubator in Riyadh, was designed to strengthen ecosystem support for the food services industry in the Kingdom by providing brands with innovative marketing strat ......read more

The World Nineball Tour are delighted to confirm the top 100 ranked players qualified to play in the crown jewel of WNT, the World Pool Championship in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia live on Sky Sports in the UK and Ireland.   The thrilling final of the 2024 UK Open Pool Championship cemented the top 100 WNT ranked professionals gearing up for the World Pool Championship in the Green Halls, Jeddah between 3-8 June, in partnership with the Saudi Arabian Billiard & Snooker Federation (SABSF) and the Saudi Arabian Ministry of Sport.   Francisco Sanchez Ruiz maintains his status as No.1 on the rankings, and is joined by other stars including Shane Van Boening, Fedor Gorst, and Alb ......read more

3rd spot for Swiss in uphill sprint​ Marc Hirschi took a fine 3rd place podium at the Circuit Franco-Belge in Belgium, with an uphill sprint battle with Biniam Girmay (Intermarche-Wanty) on the road from Tournai to Mont de l’Enclus (190.6). The race included several attacks which would eventually all come down to an uphill sprint. Girmay would take a clear victory, capitalising on a late attack by his teammate Lorenzo Rota. This left Girmay in a perfect position to take the win, with Hirschi battling to third spot on the rise to the line. Sjoerd Bax lit up the final 10km with an attack alongside Luca Mozzato (Arkea) and Rasmus Tiller (Uno-X). The trio escaped the pe ......read more

29 May 2024 - The International Air Transport Association (IATA) released data for April 2024 global air cargo markets showing strong annual growth in demand into the second quarter (Q2). Total demand, measured in cargo tonne-kilometers (CTKs*), rose by 11.1% compared to April 2023 levels (11.6% for international operations). This is the fifth consecutive month of double-digit year-on-year growth.   Capacity, measured in available cargo tonne-kilometers (ACTKs), increased by 7.1% compared to April 2023 (10.2% for international operations).   "Air cargo demand started Q2 with a solid 11.1% increase. While many economic uncertainties remain, it appears that the roots of air ......read more

May 29, 2024, Soudah, Saudi Arabia – Soudah Development and Warner Bros. Discovery International signed a one-year partnership agreement to promote and celebrate the distinctive nature, culture, and heritage of Soudah and parts of Rijal Almaa, a region situated in southwest Saudi Arabia. This collaboration will focus on raising awareness of Soudah Peaks – an upcoming luxury mountain tourism destination set 3,015 meters above sea level, on the highest peak in Saudi Arabia – and showcase its unparalleled beauty and diversity to a global audience. The partnership agreement entails the production of three short-form documentaries that will highlight Soudah's natural land ......read more

Riyadh, 29 May 2024 – As Badael - a PIF Company - marks its first anniversary, coinciding with World No Tobacco Day on 31 May, the company is pleased to announce the launch of the 'Clear the Air' campaign. This initiative calls upon individuals, organizations, and government entities to unite in creating a smoke-free Saudi Arabia. Badael – a PIF Company – aims to curb smoking incidence by providing safer alternatives in line with the quality-of-life Vision 2030. The company is leading the cause to help one million Saudis quit smoking by 2028, thanks to the first-ever Saudi-made DZRT nicotine pouches manufactured in Saudi Arabia. In its first year, Badael achie ......read more

Jeddah: Fortinet, the global cybersecurity leader driving the convergence of networking and security, has released the 2H 2023 Global Threat Landscape Report. The latest semiannual report is a snapshot of the active threat landscape and highlights trends from July to December of 2023, including analysis on the speed with which attackers are capitalizing on newly identified exploits from across the cybersecurity industry, and the rise of targeted ransomware and wiper activity against the industrial and OT sector. Based on comprehensive analysis conducted by FortiGuard Labs, the company's threat intelligence and research team, the report presents insights into global cyber threats, key ......read more

• Japanese manufacturer sets out vision roadmap for FY2024 with a focus on innovation, sustainability and customer-centric strategies • Brand emphasizes on ‘Japan Excellence’ to address the unique needs and preferences of consumers and businesses in the region • Significant promotions within the company’s senior management team to drive its business forward Dubai, United Arab Emirates: Panasonic Marketing Middle East & Africa (PMMAF) today revealed that it is all geared up for another year of exceptional growth and expansion, building on an impressive business performance in 2023.  The company unveiled its action plan for the new fiscal ......read more

28th May 2024, Riyadh, Kingdom of Saudi Arabia:  In a strategic development, Kanoo Machinery UAE and KSA, a member of Yusuf Bin Ahmed Kanoo Group (YBA Kanoo), one of the largest independent family-owned multinationals in Saudi Arabia and the Middle East, announced the signing of a partnership agreement with Combilift, the largest global manufacturer of multidirectional, sideloading, and articulated forklifts, to provide sustainable forklifting solutions in the region.  The signing ceremony took place at the Irish Embassy in Riyadh and was supported by Enterprise Ireland, the Irish government's enterprise development agency dedicated to nurturing the growth of Irish-owned com ......read more

Five sustainably designed office buildings will include modern facilities. Exteriors will match the traditional Najdi architectural style of the surrounding area. Offices to complement recently announced Diriyah Square high-end shopping precinct for 400 retail outlets. Underscores Diriyah Company’s commitment to create a dynamic business hub as part of its development masterplan. DIRIYAH - May 27, 2024: The Diriyah Company has commenced the construction of a premium office development in Diriyah Square, further enhancing its diverse infrastructure offerings for the business community. The five low-rise office buildings, designed with sustainability in mind, will offer ......read more

The leading off-price retailer reaches new heights with growing presence in the Middle East, covering 7 cities across the Kingdom Al Medina, KSA, 27 May – Brands For Less, a leading retail conglomerate, is proud to announce the opening of its 34th branch in Saudi Arabia, expanding across seven cities throughout the Kingdom. This new store is strategically located in Al Manar Mall, Al Medina, 11 minutes away from the Al Medina Haram. This expansion signifies the group's continued commitment to providing exceptional retail experiences across the Kingdom. The new branch marks a significant milestone in BFL Group’s growth strategy, reinforcing its presence in the Saudi mark ......read more

[May 26, 2024], Riyadh, Saudi Arabia: Soudah Development, a Public Investment Fund company, has proudly announced the birth of three Ibex in the Red Rock zone inside King Abdullah National Park in Soudah – following the release of 23 Ibex into the wild last year in collaboration with the National Center for Wildlife. This highlights a key milestone in their collaborative reintroduction and conservation efforts, in line with the Saudi Green Initiative as well as environmental sustainability goals of Vision 2030. Among the mothers, two are adult females who were originally transferred by the National Center for Wildlife, and the third mother is a young Ibex, approximately two yea ......read more

Porsche has committed to the ABB FIA Formula E World Championship for at least an additional four years beyond GEN3, extending their involvement to at least 2030 and aligning with the introduction of the GEN4 vehicles. The announcement comes ahead of the highly anticipated Shanghai E-Prix, marking Formula E's first return to China in almost five years and 10 years since its inaugural race, held in Beijing. The GEN4 era will feature advanced features like all-wheel drive and increased energy efficiency, providing a new technical challenge and valuable insights for Porsche's road-car development. This commitment emphasises the shared goals of Formula E, the FIA, and Porsche in ......read more

Dubai, United Arab Emirates, May 23, 2024: POCO, a favorite brand among tech enthusiasts, is shaking up the flagship smartphone market with its latest POCO F6 series. Designed to meet the demands of hardcore gamers, photography enthusiasts, and tech lovers, this series promises significant performance and experience upgrades. In a spectacular display of technological innovation, the highly anticipated series took center stage at a prestigious global launch event at Expo City Dubai. The event, which drew a crowd of over 700 attendees, welcomed a diverse audience including content creators, tech editors, media representatives, and authorized dealers from around the world. Among them we ......read more

Egis, a leading international group in architecture, consulting, construction engineering, and mobility services, is proud to announce its certification as a 2024 Top Employer in Saudi Arabia. This recognition by the Top Employers Institute underlines Egis' dedication to fostering a superior work environment through leading human resources (HR) practices. The Top Employer Institute's certification process assesses organizations based on their participation and results in the HR Best Practices Survey. This assessment covers six HR domains consisting of 20 topics including People Strategy, Work Environment, Talent Acquisition, Learning, Diversity, Equity & Inclusion, Wellbeing and ......read more

Get ready to level up your beauty game! Catrice Cosmetics proudly unveils its mind-blowing Spring/Summer 2024 collection, spearheaded by the spectacular Shine Bomb Lip Lacquer. Available in seven ultra-trendy shades, this collection is here to redefine beauty standards and let you express your true self, one glossy lip at a time Why You’ll Love the Shine Bomb Lip Lacquer: - Game-changing liquid lipstick with long-lasting shine up to 8H. -Available in 7 different shades from everyday nudes to striking reds for the perfect day and night look. -Creamy texture for comfortable wear. The Shine Bomb Lip Lacquer is more than just a makeup item; it's a statement of confidence ......read more

Taking place on Thursday, May 30th from 6:30pm to 10:30pm, this incredible dinner buffet will see the two chefs come together to craft an exceptional menu boasting a variety of mouthwatering international dishes Makkah, Saudi Arabia (23 May 2024): Something special for discerning foodies is coming to Makkah as Address Jabal Omar Makkah announces its exceptional culinary event taking place on May 30th, from 6:30pm to 10:30pm, priced at 190 SAR per person. This exclusive dinner buffet will feature a unique collaboration between two renowned chefs: Chef Mike Wilkinson, the Executive Chef, Culinary Director, and Food & Beverage Consultant at Address Jabal Omar Makkah, and Chef Jouhaina, a ......read more

Dar Tantora The House Hotel offers total immersion into the cultural heritage of one of Arabia's most impressive heritage sites The 30-room boutique eco-community sits in the heart of AlUla's Old Town - a labyrinth of 12th Century mud and stone brick buildings AlUla, Saudi Arabia – 23 May 2024 The Dar Tantora The House Hotel, AlUla Old Town, Saudi Arabia is officially open for bookings now. Operated by Kerten Hospitality, this unique 30-room boutique eco-community, designed in collaboration with Egyptian Architect Shahira Fahmy sits in the heart of AlUla's Old Town - a labyrinth of 12th Century mud and stone brick buildings, surrounding a 10th-century cast ......read more

It’s high time to let your inner queen shine because essence Cosmetics is back with a mascara this season that screams confidence, the "Call me Queen" Dramatic False Lash Effect Mascara. This season, it's all about embracing your inner queen and claiming your crown, and essence is here with something that will help achieve that. With its volumizing and lengthening formula, this mascara creates a bold false-lash effect that commands attention with every flutter. Achieving a show-stopping look is now just a step away with the "Call me Queen" Dramatic False Lash Effect Mascara. The unique elastomer brush ensures that even the shortest lashes are coated with p ......read more

Jeddah: Art Jameel, an organization that supports artists and creative communities, hosts another edition of its highly anticipated Farmer's Market at Hayy Jameel with Azka Foods. The two-day family-friendly market takes place at Jeddah home for the arts on Friday May 24 and Saturday May 25, bringing together more than 20 vendors from across all 13 regions within Saudi Arabia to celebrate local, organic and seasonal produce. Showcasing local produce, culinary delights, heritage, and a rich public programme including talks, workshops and film screenings, the Farmer's Market is free and open to all ages with the aim of connecting, understanding and appreciating the abundance an ......read more

Riyadh, Saudi Arabia – 23 May 2024 – In a significant milestone that propels the ambitious Mukaab forward, the New Murabba Development Company – A PIF Company -  is pleased to announce the signing of the Mukaab Piling Works Contract with HSSG Foundation Contracting LLC, known for providing technically advanced foundation solutions. This marks a pivotal step in the development of the Mukaab, which is set to become the centerpiece of the New Murabba, Riyadh’s transformative downtown destination. Once completed, the Mukaab will be one of the largest built structures in the world (measuring 400 meters in height, width, and length). The contract was formalized b ......read more

Shot: 9-21May2024 Afghanistan, Zambia, Italy, DRCongo TRT: 4:00 :00-:26 Afghanistan Floods: Children pulled from floods Unusually high rainfall, after a dry winter which has left the ground too hard to absorb water, led to massive floods that started in March this year. This was further compounded by unseasonably warm temperatures that melted snowpack cover into rivers, sweeping through entire villages, burying them under mud. Research conducted by WFP across the country shows increasingly erratic weather patterns exacerbated by the worsening climate crisis will significantly impact the ability of communities to feed themselves.   Shot: 10May24 Baghlan, Afghanistan ......read more

Riyadh, XX May 2024: The Norwegian Seafood Council (NSC), in partnership with the Norwegian Embassy in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia, hosted an interactive cooking session with local chefs at the Hotel and Tourism Management Institute Switzerland (HTMi) in Riyadh.   The exclusive workshop was overseen by acclaimed Norwegian Chef, Daniel Rouge and focused on the culinary art of preparing seafood with the chef sharing insights and the best recipes that resemble the Middle Eastern, Asian, and Norwegian cultures.  The local chefs in attendance, who were primarily Saudi nationals, tasted high-quality Norwegian seafood, including the Norwegian Trout, mackerel salad, roasted ......read more

Slovenian gains again on direct rivals, Majka 10th​ The 17th stage of the Giro d'Italia saw the riders once again take on 5 categorised climbs and 4100 meters of total elevation spread over 159 km from Selva di Val Gardena to Passo del Brocon. A continuous up and down with cold and rain saw an initial breakaway of 10 riders caught at less than 60 km from the finish. Shortly after, there was an attack by two riders including Georg Steinhauser (EF Education Easy-Post) who managed to maintain an advantage over all chasers, thus closing and winning the stage. At the start of the final climb, the second ascent of Passo Brocon, 12 km from the finish, the group led by Gro ......read more

UAE Team Emirates' rider prevails at Santa Cristina Valgardena​ Victory number five for Pogačar in his first participation in the Giro d’Italia. UAE Team Emirates’ captain prevailed in stage 16, Laas-Santa Cristina Valgardena, shortened to 118,7 km due to bad weather conditions. Pogačar preceded in the summit arrival Giulio Pellizzari (VF Group- Bardiani, +16″) and Daniel Martinez (Bora-hansgrohe, +16″): he joined at -800 mt to the arrival Giulio Pellizzari, who was the only survivor of a leading quarter including Julian Alaphilippe (Soudal Quickstep), Christian Scaroni (Astana) and Ewen Costiou (Arkea-B&B). At 400 mt to go, Pelli ......read more

RIYADH – May 21, 2024: His Excellency Bandar Ibrahim Al Khorayef, Minister of Industry and Natural Resources, today opened the Kingdom’s largest global F&B event, the Saudi Food Show at Riyadh Front. He was received at the event by Trixie LohMirmand, CEO of KAOUN International and Matt Denton, President at dmg events – co-organisers of the show. Also in attendance was Eng. Majed Al-Argoubi, CEO of the Saudi Authority for Industrial Cities and Technology Zones (MODON), Strategic Partner of the Saudi Food Show. Over 1,000 exhibitors, more than double the number from the launch edition, including renowned industry giants ABP (Pepsi) Al Jomaih Bottling Company, Almarai, ......read more

Keynote address given by HRH Prince Faisal bin Bandar, Chairman of Saudi Esports Federation and President of International Esports Federation, discussing economic landscape of region with emphasis on the exponential growth of gaming and esports.  Over 700 attendees from all over the world attended the edutainment forum co-hosted by Edge of Co., Animoca Brands, KACST, and other prominent Saudi business entities. (21 May, Riyadh) – As the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia emerges as a global hub for innovation without limits, Outer Edge, founded by the Edge of Company, made its first regional appearance in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia on April 23. The monumental event took place at T ......read more

At a significant launch event in Riyadh organized by the Saudi Tourism Authority, His Excellency Ahmed Al Khateeb unveiled the Saudi Summer Program 2024. Saudi’s summer program will run for 4 months across 7 destinations: Aseer, Al Baha, Taif, Jeddah, Riyadh, the Red Sea, and AlUla. The summer program includes over 550 exceptional tourism products and over 150 special offers and packages curated for families and children across different segments. Riyadh, 21 May, 2024: In an event held under the patronage of His Excellency the Minister of Tourism, the Saudi Tourism Authority launched the country’s spectacular summer program for 2024, “Saudi Summer is Next Door.& ......read more

SEHHATY: A Digital Gateway to 40 Free Medical Services Riyadh: The Saudi National Healthcare Transformation Program has announced that the number of users for its SEHHATY (my health) app has surpassed 30 million across the country. The app provides beneficiaries with access to 40 digital healthcare services, including booking and viewing medical appointments, searching for medications and their availability in nearby pharmacies, viewing sick leave and medical reports, and monitoring vital signs The app also allows beneficiaries to access virtual healthcare services without the need to visit hospitals or health centers. Saudi Health considers The SEHHATY app to be a leading m ......read more

Riyadh, Saudi Arabia, 20 May 2024 - Saudia Group, represented by Saudia, the national flag carrier of the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia, and flyadeal, the group’s low-cost carrier, has signed a firm order for an additional 105 A320neo Family aircraft. The order comprises 12 A320neo and 93 A321neo aircraft. This increases Saudia Group’s Airbus aircraft order backlog to 144 A320neo family aircraft. The agreement was announced at the Future Aviation Forum in Riyadh in the presence of H.E. Saleh bin Nasser AIJasser, Minister of Transport and Logistic Services of the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia, H.E. Engr. Ibrahim Al-Omar, Director General of Saudia Group and Benoît de Saint-Exupéry, Executi ......read more

Saudi Arabia - The shores of the Red Sea at the St. Regis Resort provided a stunning backdrop for the conclusion of the "Red Sea Fashion Week." Led by the Saudi Fashion Commission, the inaugural launch spanned three days and attracted a diverse range of guests from around the world. The closing fashion show was a magical evening, with the warm rays of the sun blending harmoniously with the serene waves and golden sands of the Red Sea illuminating the wonderful experience RSFW had offered. Red Sea Fashion Week showcased the latest collections from Saudi designers, alongside regional talents from the Arab world and international brands. Burak Cakmak, CEO of the Saudi Fashion Commiss ......read more

Riyadh: Surgeons at Prince Mohammed bin Abdulaziz Hospital successfully performed a groundbreaking medical procedure using advanced orthopedic surgical techniques. For the first time in the Madinah region, the medical team employed a robotic system to replace the knee joint of a patient in her seventies. The patient had been experiencing severe pain in her left knee, significantly restricting her mobility, and impacting her daily life. Medical examinations and specialized X-rays revealed severe osteoarthritis in the left knee joint, accompanied by leg misalignment. The medical team decided to utilize the latest technology by employing a robotic system with artificial intelligence to r ......read more

- The sector remained the key driver of the economy and surged by a robust 4.4% in 2024, despite a revised overall GDP last year, which showed a decline of 0.8%. - Continued strength in non-oil activities is expected to propel GDP growth to a projected 2.1% in 2024. - Grade A offices witnessed an increase in rents by 5% in the last quarter, owing to the buoyant demand for quality assets. - Technology, Media & Telecommunications (TMT) and Banking, Financial Services and Insurance (BFSI) companies dominated occupier inquiries, comprising 27% of the total inquiries received by Savills.   The latest Saudi commercial market report by Savills revealed that despite global ec ......read more

Slovenian puts time into rivals in Livigno Tadej Pogačar and UAE Team Emirates continued to leave their mark at the Giro D'Italia, taking home the queen stage of the race from Manerba del Garda to Livigno (222km). After tireless work in the valleys from his teammates, the Slovenian went clear on the penultimate first-category climb of the Passo di Foscagno, catching all the riders of the large early breakaway, with Nairo Quintana (Movistar) being the last to be brought back at -2km. Pogačar: "Today was one of the best days– I would not say that it was the best day of my career, but it was a really nice stage, really good route, nice climbs. The team did a su ......read more

Real-time integration of bed capacities in all government and private healthcare facilities Riyadh: Saudi Arabia's Deputy Minister of Health Abdulaziz Al-Rumaih launched the unified platform for the Medical Referral Center on Sunday. The platform is a comprehensive national service that aims to manage treatment requests between regions within and outside the country efficiently, and with real-time monitoring of bed capacities in all government and private healthcare facilities. The new platform is distinguished by being a unified electronic referral system that facilitates the transfer of patients between various healthcare facilities. It helps making quick and effective decis ......read more

Jeddah, Saudi Arabia, 17 May 2024: Mölnlycke Health Care, a world leading MedTech company, has expanded its commitment to operations in the Middle East by extending its stake from 33.3% to 60% to become majority shareholder in Tamer Mölnlycke Care – a joint venture with Tamer Group, the market leader in healthcare distribution in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia. The Tamer Mölnlycke Care joint venture was initiated in 2021 with the agreement to develop a customised surgical procedure tray factory in Saudi Arabia, with first production expected in Q4 2024.  The increased investment allows for an expansion in the range of Mölnlycke products manufactured and dist ......read more

First Quarter 2024 Highlights Total revenue of $1.35 billion, up 7% year over year Service revenue of $944 million, up 24% year over year GAAP operating margin of 23.7% Non-GAAP operating margin of 28.5% Cash flow from operations of $830 million Free cash flow of $609 million Riyadh: Fortinet® (Nasdaq: FTNT), a global cybersecurity leader driving the convergence of networking and security, today announced financial results for the first quarter ended March 31, 2024. Financial Highlights for the First Quarter of 2024 Total revenue was $1.35 billion for the first quarter of 2024, an increase of 7.2% compared to $1.26 billion for the same quarter of 2023. Produ ......read more

Epik foods, Mama Noura, Shawarma Classic, JJ Chicken, and Boxit Meals named winners of the Deliverect Star award Deliverect announces the selected restaurants achieved a 100% success rate on orders processed via the Deliverect platform in the first three months of 2024 Dubai, United Arab Emirates, 16 May 2024: Deliverect, an all-in-one digital solution that seamlessly integrates and consolidates online orders in the global food service industry, has revealed the winners of its ‘Deliverect Star’ award for achieving 0% failed orders during the first quarter of 2024. Epik Foods was named the regional winner, JJ Chicken and Boxit Meals were named the two UAE winners, whi ......read more

Pogačar continues in pink​ Brandon McNulty took a big win on the Time Trial bike today, successfully defending his time-trial title in Charleston, USA on the 33.7km flat course. The Arizona native blitzed the course in a time of 37:42kmph with an average speed of a whopping 53.6kmph. McNulty : “I’m super happy to win another nationals. It was a big goal for me this year, especially with it being important for selection for the Olympics. I was a bit nervous because After Romandie I had a lot of fatigue from the long season so far. It was a really straightforward course with no hills or turns so it was just suffering on the pedals for 40 minutes. It’s ......read more

SHEFA Platform: A Model for Community-Driven Healthcare Riyadh: Shefaa Platform, an initiative of the Health Endowment Fund, has achieved remarkable successes and accomplishments since its inception, treating over 8,000 cases in 4 years. The Shefaa Platform was launched in 2020 to facilitate access to medical services and medications for disadvantaged patients, especially in emergency cases without health insurance. The platform operates through active partnerships with more than 70 health charities in Saudi Arabia and provides its services to all. The medical specialties offered by the platform cover 15 specialties, including cancer treatment, kidney diseases, eye diseases, ......read more

A $25 million loan builds a 220-bed state-of-the-art facility Riyadh: Sultan Al Marshid, CEO of the Saudi Fund for Development, inaugurated the National Cancer Hospital in the Republic of Mauritius, which the fund financed through a $25 million loan. This new hospital is a significant achievement that enhances the efficiency of the healthcare system in Mauritius and provides the highest standards of healthcare for cancer patients. It features 220 hospital beds and a total area of  21,000 square meters. The fund has previously financed 7 development projects in Mauritius through development loans amounting to $228 million, as part of its efforts to strengthen the pillars ......read more

The hotel is led by Accor's first female hotel General Manager in Saudi Arabia,with 232 modern rooms and suites, state-of-the-art facilities, and nine meeting spaces Riyadh, Saudi Arabia, 14 May 2024 – Novotel, the world's most well-known midscale brand by Accor, unveils the latest addition to its portfolio in Saudi Arabia, Novotel Riyadh Sahafa. This marks the ninth Novotel property across the Kingdom and is being led by Accor's first female hotel General Manager in Saudi Arabia, Hessa Al Mazroa. Strategically located in the vibrant Al Sahafa district, this contemporary property is the ideal choice for both business and leisure travellers seeking a blend of comfort, ......read more

Riyadh, Saudi Arabia, 14 May 2024: As the vibrant spring season continues, Hilton Riyadh Hotel & Residences is excited to announce an array of exclusive offerings for the month of May. From gourmet culinary experiences to revitalizing spa promotions, each offer is designed to enhance your time at the Hilton Riyadh Hotel & Residences. Conveniently located close to the Granada Mall, with its upscale restaurants and over 120 boutiques, the hotel’s proximity to the city centre, business district, and key attractions offers captivating views of Al Faisaliah Tower and the Kingdom Centre. FINE DINING AT HILTON RIYADH HOTEL & RESIDENCES Rise and Shine at Teatro: Teatro& ......read more

Riyadh: The digital transformation fueled by Saudi Vision 2030 is set to change the way businesses respond to technological developments and shifting trends. As digitalization evolves the business landscape of the Kingdom at a rapid pace, businesses find themselves at the crossroads of digital transformation. The question isn't whether to embrace digitalization; it's how to do so effectively. In the realm of digital maturity, survival and success depend on proactivity, innovation, and customer-centricity. As digitally mature organizations streamline processes, they also automate repetitive tasks and optimize workflows, which results in enhanced operational efficiency. As the Saudi ......read more

Abu Dhabi, UAE: 13 May 2024 – The UAE Ministry of Finance (MoF) welcomed an official delegation from the Government Expenditure and Projects Efficiency Authority of the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia (EXPRO), at the ministry’s headquarters in Abu Dhabi. During the meeting, participants discussed ways for the UAE Ministry of Finance to share its experience in launching the Digital Procurement Platform, the framework agreements concluded, the diversity of service providers, and the exclusive benefits offered to entrepreneurs and small and medium-sized enterprises. His Excellency Younis Haji Al Khoori, Undersecretary of the UAE Ministry of Finance, Her Excellency Mariam Mohamed Al Amiri ......read more

Al Masaood Bergum's modular solutions to expand to Saudi market Abu Dhabi, May 13, 2024 – Al Masaood Bergum, part of Al Masaood Group, and a leading tailor-engineered modular building systems provider, successfully participated as an attending partner at the Saudi Giga Projects 2024 and MENA Construction Summit 2024 at the Hilton Hotel & Residences in Riyadh on 13-14 May 2024. The first day of the event was dedicated to Saudi Giga Projects 2024, giving participants an overview and future perspective of Saudi Arabia's giga project initiatives and the opportunities it presents for contracts and suppliers. The second day focused on the MENA Construction Summit 2024, ......read more

António Félix da Costa secures a historic third win at Tempelhof and earns the TAG Heuer Porsche Formula E team its first victory on home turf. Da Costa defended early competition from the Jaguar TCS Racing machines, utilising strategic ATTACK MODE activations and propelling himself to victory after a late-braking manoeuvre. Leaving the German capital, Nick Cassidy of Jaguar TCS Racing dominates the standings with a substantial 45-point lead, ahead of da Costa’s teammate Wehrlein and Round 10 podium-sitter Oliver Rowland of Nissan Formula E. The ABB FIA Formula E World Championship continues in two weeks’ time for Rounds 11 and 12 of the 2024 Shanghai E-Prix. B ......read more

KSA - In a significant development to Saudi based fintechs, Mekyal Financial Technologies Company is thrilled to announce that it has received Sharia compliance certification from the Shariyah Review Bureau (SRB) for its Sukuk issuance platform. This certification marks a critical milestone for Mekyal, aligning its innovative offerings with Sharia principles and enabling investors to finance small and medium enterprises (SMEs) through its crowdfunding model. Mekyal's dynamic electronic platform serves as a gateway for investors looking to finance SMEs. By issuing Murabaha Sukuks, the company facilitates investment opportunities whilst ensuring these opportunities yield returns unde ......read more

Al Mani: "Participating in this significant international event allows us to enhance our robust partnerships and extend our reach globally. This enables us to deliver our services to and from any conceivable destination worldwide.” Jeddah, Saudi Arabia, May 12, 2024: In a new step to strengthen its presence on the international stage, Four Winds Saudi Arabia Limited, Four Winds Saudi Arabia Limited, a Saudi leader in comprehensive and integrated moving and logistics services since 1979, today announced its participation as a Principal Sponsor at the 2024 FIDI Conference, which will be held in Edinburgh, Scotland, from May 12 to May 15, 2024. Nizar Al Mani, CEO of Four Winds ......read more

Slovenian conquers Prati di Tivo stage; Hirschi 2nd in Hungary​ In Prati di Tivo, Pogačar took his 3rd victory in the Giro, preceding in a restricted sprint of 11 riders Daniel Martinez (Bora-hansgrohe) and Ben O’Connor (Decathlon AG2R). Stage 8, with start from Spoleto, finished in the summit arrival of Prati di Tivo (14,7 km at 7%) after that the cyclists had covered 152 km with the climbs of Forca Capistrello (2nd category) and Croce Abbio (3rd category). UAE Team Emirates was flawless in controlling a 14 riders breakaway, allowing a 2’ of maximum advantage and gradually bridging the gap from the head of the race on the final climb. Then, the pace o ......read more

Amazing performance by the pink jersey; Ulissi is 2nd in the Tour of Hongrie​ The pink jersey of Tadej Pogačar is shining even brighter after the individual time trial of 40,6 km from Foligno to Perugia. The Slovenian rider won the stage thanks to an amazing performance on the final hill of the course (6,6 km at 4,1%) which allowed him to close the time split of 47” from Filippo Ganna at the second timepoint at -7 km to the arrival. After having managed his effort on the flat part, an impressive climb by Pogačar gave him the victory number 72 in his career with the time of 51’44” (Ganna +17”) and made even more solid his leadership in the ......read more

The Global Restaurant Investment Forum (GRIF) Saudi Sparks Innovation and Collaboration at Future Hospitality Summit (FHS) 2024 The renowned annual gathering of F&B professionals, which recently took over the Mandarin Oriental Al Faisaliah in Riyadh on April 29th, was a resounding success, with several influential figures giving their incredible insights into the future of the industry Riyadh, Saudi Arabia (09 May 2024): The recent Future Hospitality Summit in Riyadh was another great success, playing host to a myriad of pivotal moments including several insightful panel discussions as part of the Global Restaurant Investment Forum (GRIF) Saudi. GRIF has been a cornerstone event fo ......read more

May 9, 2024 - Jeddah, Saudi Arabia: Saudia, in an unprecedented move, unveils its pioneering cross partnership promotional film, marking a significant milestone in the airline's marketing endeavours. Teaming up with renowned partners Newcastle United Football Club and Formula E, Saudia's debut in cross partnership storytelling signifies its commitment to uniting its partners just as seamlessly as it brings together its customers all around the world. Commenting on this ambitious endeavour, Khaled Tash, Group Chief Marketing Officer of Saudia, expressed his excitement, stating, "This film exemplifies Saudia's commitment to innovation and collaboration. Sport has such a uni ......read more

This incredible hotel invites you to delight in a wide range of gastronomic experiences throughout the month, allowing you to savour global cuisines while immersing yourself in the spirit of the sacred city of Makkah Makkah, Saudi Arabia (09 May 2024): Address Jabal Omar Makkah, the iconic luxury hospitality destination in the heart of Makkah, is pleased to invite you to enjoy a host of culinary experiences this May. Nestled in the heart of Makkah and boasting awe-inspiring panoramas of the Holy Kaaba and the city’s most sacred attractions, this stunning property offers an extraordinary stay for pilgrims and tourists alike. From flavourful Mediterranean and Asian delights to elegant ......read more

KSA Sotheby’s International Realty to be exclusive broker for nine branded residences: ‘Baccarat Residences, Diriyah’. Agreement signed at ceremony by George Azar, Chairman & CEO of Saudi Arabia Sotheby’s International Realty and Diriyah Company DevCo President Mohamed Saad Announcement builds on Diriyah’s world class community centric developments, delivering an unprecedented quality of life with a unique sense of place. DIRIYAH, 8 May, 2024: Diriyah Company has signed an exclusive partnership with Saudi Arabia Sotheby’s International Realty to broker sales for nine luxury branded residences, ‘Baccarat Residences, Diriyah’, wit ......read more

Championing the development of Saudi Arabia’s creative talent on a global stage SRMG is back with the second edition of the Saudi Young Lions design competition, highlighting its role as the official Saudi representative at the Cannes Lions International Festival of Creativity Registration is now open to graphic designers, illustrators and creatives aged 30 or under currently working in Saudi Arabia The winning team will compete in the Global Young Lions competition at Cannes Lions 8 May 2024 | Riyadh: SRMG, the largest integrated media group from the MENA region, today launched the second edition of the Saudi Young Lions design competition. The competition provides young ......read more

AlUla recognised with prestigious Sustainability Award for stand concept of ‘AlUla’s Net Zero: Empowering Innovation, Transforming Travel’ Presence at Arabian Travel Market (ATM) highlights AlUla’s drive for sustainable tourism, including conservation projects, eco-friendly accommodation, and community-based tourism initiatives - underpinned by AlUla Sustainability Charter and amplified by destination’s first global brand campaign, ‘Forever Revitalising AlUla, Saudi Arabia – 08 May 2024: The ancient city of AlUla in northwest Saudi Arabia has been honoured with the prestigious Sustainability Stand Award at the Arabian Travel Market (ATM) ......read more

The Porsche Taycan Turbo GT will become the new Safety Car for the ABB FIA Formula E World Championship, debuting in Berlin on May 11-12. The Turbo GT features enhanced power, range and faster charging, with the optional Weissach package enabling acceleration from 0-100km/h in 2.2 seconds and a top speed of 305 km/h, alongside an ATTACK MODE inspired by Formula E technology. Two Taycan Turbo GT variants, distinguished by exterior colours, will become the championship’s Safety Car and replacement Safety Car. Porsche’s involvement in Formula E reflects its commitment to sustainability and electrification, with insights gained from motorsport informing advancements in comme ......read more

07 May 2024 (Reykjavík)  -- The International Air Transport Association (IATA) highlighted three priorities for ground handling at the IATA Ground Handling Conference (IGHC) which opened in Reykjavík today hosted by Icelandair: Improving safety through reducing operational risk  Implementing global standards Embedding sustainability – people, planet, and prosperity – in all activities “Ground handling forms the backbone of aviation. It is critical to ensuring the safe and efficient transport of millions of travelers each year. With travel demand for the upcoming peak Northern summer season predicted to surge by 12% over last year, the grou ......read more

HMH increases its number of hotel rooms from 1,162 to 2,476 in one year HMH plans to open four hotels in Mecca, Madina, and Yanbu with a total of 1,314 hotel rooms over the next two years Dubai, UAE (May 08, 2024): The Hospitality Management Holding (HMH), pioneer in the hotel management in the Middle East and North Africa, has taken the centre stage in the mega event of Arabian Travel Market (ATM) 2024 ongoing at the Dubai International and Convention Centre. The four-day show, kicked off on May 6 with over 2,000 exhibitors from more than 160 countries, is expected to see a huge footfall of not less than 50,000 global visitors. Hospitality Management Holding (HMH), a renowned ......read more

Riyadh: WhiteWater is delighted to announce their collaboration with Aquarabia Qiddiya City, a groundbreaking water theme park in Saudi Arabia, to bring a unique aquatic experience to life. WhiteWater will be designing and delivering 22 exhilarating rides and attractions including some record-breaking and signature experiences. Slide enthusiasts will enjoy the heart pumping rides while the families get to experience some of their favorite slides and kids' activities with a twist. One of the standout areas of the park for the entire family to play together, features a FusionFortress 18. This structure is known for its ground-level interactives so children with limited mobilit ......read more

Dubai, UAE, 7 May 2024: Emirates and flynas have today signed an expanded two-way interline partnership on the sidelines of Arabian Travel Market (ATM), with plans to open up connections and more travel choices for flynas customers via Dubai. The MoU was signed at ATM by Adnan Kazim, Emirates' Deputy President and Chief Commercial Officer, and Bander Almohanna, Group CEO & Managing Director of flynas, in the presence of His Highness Sheikh Ahmed bin Saeed Al Maktoum, Chairman and Chief Executive, Emirates Airline & Group, and flynas Chairman Ayed Al Jeaid, along with other senior representatives from both airlines.  Emirates' current interline with flynas provides ......read more

Steps from the Prophet’s Mosque, the Hotel will offer luxury accommodations to the city’s tens of millions of annual visitors Dubai, United Arab Emirates - May 7, 2024 - Leading luxury hospitality company Four Seasons and Saudi-based development firm Dar Al Omran Company announce plans for continued expansion in the Middle East with Four Seasons Hotel Madinah, anticipated to open in late 2024.  The new-build hotel will be located at the heart of Madinah and steps from one of the most historic and significant sites in the region: Al-Masjid an-Nabawi, also known as the Prophet’s Mosque. The city has a storied history, drawing millions of visitors each year to its a ......read more

Revenue of $493.5 million in Q1 24, resulting in Adjusted EBITDA margin of 20.9% Continued restaurant portfolio growth with the opening of 37 new stores in Q1 2024 and 37 new restaurants under construction Persistent focus on optimizing costs and driving revenue opportunities Abu Dhabi and Riyadh, 07 May 2024: Americana Restaurants International PLC (“Americana Restaurants” or the “Company”) (ADX symbol: AMR/ ISIN: AEE01135A222) (Saudi Stock Exchange symbol: 6015), the largest out-of-home dining and quick service restaurant operator in the Middle East & North Africa (“MENA”) and Kazakhstan, today announced its financial results for the thr ......read more

Riyadh, May 6, 2024 – Alat, a PIF company focused on transforming global industries (electronics and industrials) and creating a world-class manufacturing hub in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia, today announced at the Milken Institute Conference in Los Angeles, USA, the launch of two new business units - Electrification and AI Infrastructure. The two business units will address unprecedented  global demand for AI infrastructure and the urgent need to support global energy transition by  strengthening electricity grid technology. Electrification is a key goal for Alat to not only strengthen grid technology for robust and increased use of technology, but also as the growth of elec ......read more

Solo victory at the top of Oropa climb for the Slovenian At 4,5 km to the finish line of stage 2 of the Giro d'Italia (161 km with start from San Francesco al Campo and summit arrival in Oropa) Tadej Pogačar started to build up his first victory in the race and the first Pink Jersey of his career. The Slovenian rider attacked from the head of the peloton (5 riders main breakaway of the day neutralized in the early part of the final climb, 11,8 km at 6,1%), causing the reaction of Ben O'Connor (Decathlon AG2R) who could not keep the pace of the UAE Team Emirates captain and had to give up soon the idea of following him. Pogačar kept on pedalling on a high pace towar ......read more

Riyadh, Kingdom of Saudi Arabia – 05 May  2024 - A ground-breaking partnership between Education Above All (EAA) Foundation, Islamic Development Bank (IsDB) & Islamic Solidarity Fund for Development (ISFD), the Global Partnership for Education (GPE), and Save the Children alongside other partners including, the Kuwait Fund for Arab Economic Development and the Kaduna State Ministry of Education, is set to benefit 100,000 out of school children (OOSC), including girls and children living with disabilities. The Reaching Out-of-School Children in Kaduna State project (ROOSC) will employ a multi-tiered approach to address critical barriers to education the region. Nigeria is co ......read more

Jeddah: Art Jameel, an independent organisation that supports artists and creative communities, announces the opening of major solo and group exhibitions at Hayy Jameel, Jeddah's home for the arts. Ahaad Alamoudi: 'Moving Mountains' and 'Salt-Kissed: Of Vessels That Have Sailed The Red Sea' (both May 8 - October 26, 2024) are held across the two floors of Hayy Arts, Jeddah's leading exhibitions space presenting robust, curated, museum-style shows of modern and contemporary art. Together, the exhibitions showcase more than a dozen artists from 13 countries whose works are rooted in Jeddah's coastal position and its connected geographies through the Red Sea. Nora ......read more

Local manufacturing and collaborative efforts are set to transform the Saudi Arabian automotive landscape, according to the Ministry of Industry and Mineral Resources Saudi automotive market has a 42% share in the MENA region and a sales forecast of 920,000 vehicles by 2035 The event continues on Thursday, 2 May 2024, at the Riyadh International Convention and Exhibition Centre Riyadh, KSA: Driving towards a sustainable future, the Saudi Arabian automotive industry is rapidly evolving under the ambitious Vision 2030 framework. This is according to Eng. Aftab Ahmed, Chief Advisor -Automotive Cluster, National Industrial Development Centre (NIDC), Ministry of Industry and Mineral R ......read more

Show opened by Eng. Majed Al-Argoubi, CEO of MODON Keynote addresses touch on the role of F&B manufacturing in achieving Saudi Vision 2030, and Inaugural SaudiFood Manufacturing Awards winners announced RIYADH – May 1, 2024: Eng. Majed Al-Argoubi, CEO of the Saudi Authority for Industrial Cities and Technology Zones (MODON) has opened the busy inaugural SaudiFood Manufacturing show, which runs from April 30 – May 2 at Riyadh Front. Eng. Al-Argoubi inaugurated the exhibition and toured its aisles, visiting the stands of many national and international companies, as well as countries. Over 500 global players from 35 countries are participating in the exhibition, fr ......read more

Al Jubail, Saudi Arabia, 01 May 2024: Gulftainer, a leading operator of regional ports and terminals, and a provider of customised supply chain and logistics solutions, achieved a significant milestone in its logistics operations in Saudi Arabia by handling a seamless rail cargo operation from Al Jubail to Al Riyadh. Through its subsidiary, Gulf Stevedoring Contracting Company (GSCCO), based in Saudi Arabia, Gulftainer managed the handling of 59 full import containers from the vessel MSC DANIT. These containers were efficiently offloaded and processed on Friday; setting sail the following day. The successful execution of this operation was celebrated during a ceremony at Al Jubail faci ......read more

Saudi Arabia Takes Center Stage in Global Health Discussions: Al-Jalajel Announces Collaboration with Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation Riyadh: Saudi Health Minister Fahd Al-Jalajel participated in a high-level dialogue session as part of the World Economic Forum events held  Monday in Riyadh. The session was attended by several international dignitaries, including Bill Gates, founder of Microsoft, Pakistani Prime Minister Muhammad Shahbaz Sharif, and Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus, Director-General of the World Health Organization. Al-Jalajel stressed the need to take proactive measures to address the future challenges of climate-related health issues, emphasizing the impor ......read more

Celebrate your everlasting love in true elegance as this stunning hotel leaves no stone unturned to create the most breathtaking wedding and honeymoon spectacles Boasting a series of jaw-dropping venues, tailored bespoke service, and the chance to enjoy a complimentary dinner for up to 20 guests in the exceptional Royal Suite, your every need will be superbly catered to at this incredible destination Jeddah, Saudi Arabia (30 April 2024): Let your love story unfold in the most spectacular fashion at The Hotel Galleria Jeddah, Curio Collection by Hilton this May. Offering a whole host of unbeatable wedding and honeymoon packages to match your every wish, the hotel is pleased to invite yo ......read more

Celebrating the Golden Jubilee, which marks 50 years since the Bank's establishment. Riyadh, KSA: 30 April 2024 – The UAE Ministry of Finance participated in the 2024 Islamic Development Bank (IsDB) Group Annual Meetings held from 27 to 30 April 2024 in Riyadh, KSA. This year's annual meetings coincided with the Golden Jubilee of IsDB, marking the Bank's 50th anniversary since its establishment. The Board of Governors and General Assemblies are the IsDB Group's highest decision-making bodies. The annual meetings, held under the theme 'Cherishing our Past Charting our Future: Originality, Solidarity and Prosperity', brought together delegations from member ......read more

Riyadh provides global platform for leading public and private players to launch initiatives, make major announcements in healthcare, technology, space and sustainability sectors Riyadh-Saudi Arabia. 29 April 2024 – Riyadh hosted more than 1,000 global leaders for the two-day World Economic Forum (WEF) Special Meeting in Riyadh, where leading political, economics, energy and technology figures called for clear pathways to stability, prosperity and inclusive growth opportunities in the face of rising cross-border challenges. The more than 1,000 participants in for the WEF Special Meeting on Global Collaboration, Growth and Energy for Development made it the highest-ever number of ......read more

Catrice Cosmetics is thrilled to unveil its latest beauty innovation—the "Clean Girl" makeup look, designed to highlight natural beauty with a touch of elegance. This trend is perfectly captured using our new essential products: the Glossin’ Glow Tinted Lip Oil, Curl It Volume & Curl Mascara, Soft Glam Filter Fluid, and the Clear & Fix Transparent Brow Gel Mascara. Embrace the beauty of minimalism with Catrice’s Glossin' Glow Tinted Lip Oil, providing a sheer color that enhances your natural lip tone while delivering deep hydration for a glossy,plump finish. Complement this with the Curl It Mascara, which promises to lift and curl lashes for a wide- ......read more

Do you love a makeup look where your skin looks glowy but still looks natural? Then, what might be looking for is the sun-kissed girl makeup look.   The sun-kissed makeup look essentially mimics the golden touch of the sun. Whether you're heading to the beach or a night out with friends, this look just adds the perfect amount of sun-kissed charm. Check out below to find the ultimate guide to mastering the art of the sun-kissed makeup look.  Step 1: Skincare is essential.  Start with a clean, moisturized, and sun-protected face. Apply a primer to look in your makeup, you could choose something with a glowy finish such as HELLO,GOOD STUFF!GLOW SERUM PRIMER t ......read more

Riyadh:  Saudi Arabia is at the crossroads of digital transformation. Its ambitious Vision 2030 seeks to propel the nation into a new era of economic diversification, social progress, and technological advancement. The Saudi government has embraced digital transformation as an integral and pragmatic strategy in line with this vision. This transformation aims to enable and accelerate government efficiency and effectiveness, and propel Saudi businesses into the global market by leveraging technology. Digital transformation is also increasing the demand for cloud-based solutions in Saudi Arabia. Public cloud spending in Saudi Arabia was expected to exceed $950 million by end of 202 ......read more

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