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Saudi crown prince and Kazakhstan president hold talks, review bilateral ties
Government | Sunday 24 July, 2022 9:27 am
Saudi Arabia's Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman held talks with visiting Kazakhstan President Kassym-Jomart Tokayev in Jeddah on Saturday and the two leaders reviewed the bilateral relations between their countries, the Saudi Press Agency reported. The crown prince and Tokayev also discussed...
Dubai issues ‘Musataha’ land decree to spur real estate investment
Business & Money | Saturday 23 July, 2022 3:08 pm
Dubai has issued a new law to spur real estate investment through public-private partnerships.Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al-Maktoum, vice president and prime minister of the UAE, issued the decree that regulates “Musataha” rights on commercial land in Dubai, Emirates News Agency...
Twitter, in Musk fight, posts $270M quarterly loss
Business & Money | Saturday 23 July, 2022 3:06 pm
Twitter reported a quarterly loss Friday as revenue slipped even as its number of users climbed.The social media company’s latest quarterly earnings figures offered a glimpse into how the social media business has performed during a months-long negotiation with billionaire and Tesla CEO Elon Musk ...
Snapchat+ will target ‘most passionate and dedicated community members’
Culture & Education | Saturday 23 July, 2022 3:03 pm
An ad-supported Snapchat subscription service was launched last month in select countries, including the UAE and the Kingdom, with a company spokesperson telling Arab News it would target the platform’s “most passionate and dedicated community members.” Snapchat+ costs $3.99 per month...
Global ranking for 15 Saudi universities
Business & Money | Saturday 23 July, 2022 3:02 pm
The number of Saudi universities in the Academic Ranking of World Universities, also known as the Shanghai Ranking, has risen to 15 from six in the most recent classification. Saudi universities were recognized in 11 scientific disciplines in which they competed for advanced centers. This is...
Saudi Cultural Ministry trains experts in industrial heritage
Business & Money | Friday 22 July, 2022 3:31 pm
The Saudi Ministry of Culture recently concluded the Industrial Heritage Program, a specialized training workshop included in the ministry’s Experts Program. Industrial heritage covers ancient Saudi industrial culture, including technological, social, architectural and scientific...
Meta’s Facebook revamping main feed to attract younger users
Technology & IT | Friday 22 July, 2022 3:24 pm
Meta Platforms said on Thursday it was revamping the main feed on its Facebook app to prioritize “discovery” of new content, instead of posts from accounts users follow, in a bid to style its apps after short-form video competitor TikTok.Meta executives have voiced increased urgency in recent...
More Summer Surprises Await Guests at Revier Dubai
Tourism & Hospitality | Friday 22 July, 2022 3:22 pm
Stay at Revier Dubai and benefit from complimentary meal upgrades   Revier Dubai, a 4-star lifestyle hotel modeled as a meeting point for today’s gen-X while offering Swiss Hospitality in Business Bay, recently unveiled two-room deals that guests can benefit from and enjoy a...
The Freestyle: a signature tool for guaranteed immersive experiences
Technology & IT | Friday 22 July, 2022 3:10 pm
All that is immersive is no longer out of reach. Rapid advancements in tech mean that the consumer’s sensorial needs and preferences have taken a primordial role when fashioning the next ultimate entertainment companion. And with each new gadget, today’s tech-savvy consumers are on the lookout...
TikTok Reinforces #SaferForYou Initiative with Parent Creators’ Campaign Highlighting Family Pairing
Business & Money | Friday 22 July, 2022 3:05 pm
TikTok is reinforcing its efforts towards family well-being on the platform as part of their #SaferForYou program, with the launch of a series of elaborate video tutorials across the MENA region by parent creators Logina Salah and Fadi AlKhatib on how to activate and use TikTok’s wide range of...