Saudi women have spent over SAR 108 million for birth control pills

Saudi women have spent over SAR 108 million to buy over six million birth control pills last year, according to a study results released by Saudi-based pharmacies, Arab News reported. Brands … [Read more...]

City of Oswego, NY and In-Nova.1 LLC host famed author, Jeremy Rifkin, for 1st Annual Global Investors Summit

Oswego, New York, USA -- The First Annual Global Investors Summit is to be held October 28 and 29, 2014 at the Lake Ontario Events and Conference Center, Oswego, NY. The conference is part of the … [Read more...]

The significance of fasting: Muslims around the world are celebrating the Eid al-Fitr

Image: People attend Eid al-Fitr prayers at Parang Kusumo beach, near the ancient city of Yogyakarta, Indonesia. Photo - Daily Mail The end of holy month of Ramadan is marked by a three day … [Read more...]

Prince Mishaal orders stricter security measures for the Grand Mosque expansion project

Image: The Grand Mosque expansion project, Makkah. SPA Three construction workers were hospitalized and other eleven were provided a first-aid on site after a fire channeled through a wooden … [Read more...]

Breaking into the past: how fashion became futuristic

When I think about the word future, somehow it refers to something what is hard to define and is mystical. The progress of innovation is so fast that it is even difficult to imagine what waits us in … [Read more...]

SAR 1 billion issued by Saudi Arabian Monetary Agency

As per common practice, the Saudi Arabian Monetary Agency (SAMA) issued SAR 1 billion on the occasion of Eid Al-Fitr. SAMA official said, “The newly issued currencies are currently available at … [Read more...]

Saudi stock market to open to foreign investors

Riyadh— Saudi Arabian stock market, the largest in the Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC), is expected to be open to foreign investors next year. "The market will be open to eligible foreign financial … [Read more...]

Unique features of Islamic Art

‘Islamic Art’ refers to artistic expression which has thrived since the emergence of Islam in seventh century across a huge geographic area from Southern Spain and North Africa to Southeast Asia. … [Read more...]

Renewable energy plans are grand in Saudi Arabia

Globalization is affects all parts of the world and makes it easier to transfer and share ideas and examples. One of them so actively spreading across the world is renewable energy and ways to produce … [Read more...]

Authorities of the Grand Mosque argue visitors not to bring their own food to the Mosque

Pilgrims bringing their food pack to break iftar became a common practice, creating a lot of additional work to mosque cleaners. Authorities of the Grand Mosque are supplying iftar packs and argue … [Read more...]

Investment in renewable power: reconciling demand for energy with halting or slowing climate change

The worldwide renewable energy industry was valued at over USD 250 billion and created nearly 6 million jobs in 2013. Consequently it is an economic factor to which governments are increasingly … [Read more...]

Poland’s Islamic Cultural Centre promotes a dialogue between cultures

Poland is known as a homogeneous society adhering to Christian values and traditions. However, the Polish history reminds that various cultures and tradition successfully interacted with each other … [Read more...]

OPINION: Saudi Arabia’s stock market and its prospects

The recovery of financial markets after the 2008 financial crisis influences investor’s trust in stocks. Today’s bull market is the fourth largest since the 1929 crash and stocks have nearly tripled … [Read more...]

ENOC to operate petrol stations in Saudi Arabia

UAE’s Emirates National Oil Company (ENOC) will operate petrol and service stations in Saudi Arabia. In a significant milestone that will drive the geographic expansion of Emirates National Oil … [Read more...]

The man in a medieval dress arrested in Makkah

Image: Arab News - SHOWMAN. The man in a medieval dress draws everyone's attention in the Grand Mosque Security authorities at the Grand Mosque in Makkah arrested a 40-year-old man wearing unusual … [Read more...]

Kingdom Holdings and PineBridge form a join venture

Kingdom Holding Company (KHC), chaired by HRH Prince Alwaleed Bin Talal Bin Abdulaziz Alsaud, and PineBridge Investments Middle East (“PBME”) a global multi-asset-class manager have signed a … [Read more...]

Raffles to open in Jeddah

FRHI Hotels & Resorts (FRHI), the leading hotel management company that operates the luxury and upper upscale hotel brands Raffles Hotels & Resorts, Fairmont Hotels & Resorts and Swissôtel … [Read more...]

Mobily receives USD 200mn loan facility

Saudi Arabia’s Mobily has signed a USD 200 million vendor financing agreement with Canada’s export credit agency to buy equipment from Alcatel Lucent, Reuters reported. Loan agreement is signed for a … [Read more...]

Chocolate brand Delice launches in Harrods and Saudi Arabia

UAE chocolate confectionary brand Delice is expanding to London’s Harrods in July and Saudi Arabia in November this year. Delice offers an exquisite range of world-class confectionary and designs … [Read more...]

Honda’s first business jet is launched ahead of schedule

Honda's first business jet has logged its maiden flight ahead of its expected certification and delivery next year. The 84-minute flight of the first production HondaJet took place on Friday near the … [Read more...]