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Shahid almost doubles telecom partnerships in a year
Business & Money | Wednesday 3 August, 2022 3:24 pm
MBC Group’s streaming platform Shahid has almost doubled its partnerships with telecom operators since the relaunch of the platform in 2020. The streaming platform strengthened its distribution through telecom partners in the Middle East and North Africa region, jumping from 17 at the end of ...
Riyadh to host the 5th edition of the Gulf Congress on Cyber Security
Business & Money | Wednesday 3 August, 2022 12:24 pm
Riyadh is set to play host to more than 200 international cyber warfare experts at the 5th edition of the Gulf Congress on Cybersecurity which will take place on September 20th 2022, for the first time in Saudi Arabia.  The one-day event, schedule for September 20th is not Agora Group’s ...
Riyadh to host Global Health Exhibition 2022 in October
Business & Money | Tuesday 2 August, 2022 1:44 pm
The Ministry of Health in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia will host the Global Health Exhibition 2022, a prominent healthcare event in the region, from 9 to 11 October, at the Riyadh International Convention and Exhibition Center. The event will be held under the theme of "Transformation in the...
Majid Al Futtaim launches first-of-its-kind entertainment loyalty programme in Saudi Arabia
Business & Money | Tuesday 2 August, 2022 12:55 pm
Majid Al Futtaim, the leading shopping mall, communities, retail, and leisure pioneer across the Middle East, Africa, and Asia, has expanded the reach of its rewards programme with the launch of SHARE in Saudi Arabia. Following the successful introduction of SHARE in the UAE in 2019, guests across...
Twitter to WhatsApp: Social media companies standing up to Indian government
Business & Money | Tuesday 2 August, 2022 10:16 am
Twitter and WhatsApp are pushing back against the Indian government’s request to remove content and weaken encryption in a move that could see Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s government further tighten its grip on media freedom in the country, experts claim.“The Modi government’s tactic of...
NEOM launches public exhibition showcasing THE LINE designs
Business & Money | Tuesday 2 August, 2022 10:10 am
NEOM is launching an exhibition in Jeddah to showcase the recently announced designs for THE LINE.It includes detailed designs, renderings, and architectural concepts of THE LINE, allowing visitors to better understand the urban development project's scope and complexity.The exhibition, which...
Saudi heritage: Silent Thamud inscriptions speak of Hail’s ancient cultural legacy
Culture & Education | Tuesday 2 August, 2022 10:08 am
Ancient Thamudic inscriptions and drawings adorn almost every street and alleyway in Hail, a testament to the region’s ancient cultural legacy, which has been drawing increasing numbers of tourists to the area.This city in the north of the country has thousands of Thamudic inscriptions dating...
Saudi, Pakistani officials discuss supporting growth of digital economy
Government | Monday 1 August, 2022 4:22 pm
Saudi Arabia’s minister of communications and information technology met with Pakistan’s ambassador to the Kingdom in Riyadh on Sunday, Saudi Press Agency reported.  Abdullah bin Amer Al-Swaha and Ameer Khurram Rathore discussed ways to enhance bilateral relations, support the growth...
Aramco’s Wa’ed allocates $60m for startups in 2022: CEO
Business & Money | Monday 1 August, 2022 1:49 pm
 The Aramco Entrepreneurship Center, also known as Wa’ed, has already spent $60 million as venture capital investments for Saudi startups this year as the country steadily diversifies its economy, disclosed a top official.Speaking on the sidelines of the second edition of the Fintech...
Saudi Central Bank approves SABB Takaful’s merger with Walaa Insurance
Business & Money | Monday 1 August, 2022 1:47 pm
SABB Takaful has received the Saudi Central Bank’s approval for the merger with rival insurer Walaa Insurance, following a binding agreement between both parties last February. The execution of the transaction remains subject to obtaining regulatory approvals and votes of the extraordinary...