US-Islamic summit begins in Riyadh with more than 50 leaders participating

:: Saudi King Salman and US President Donald Trump spoke of cooperation between the Muslim world and the US More »

Read excerpts from Trump’s speech at Arab-Islamic-US Summit in Riyadh

:: The Arab-Islamic-American Summit will be held in Riyadh on Sunday, in which US President Donald Trump is also More »

Donald Trump meets with Gulf leaders in landmark Riyadh summit

:: US President Donald Trump on Sunday is meeting with heads from Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC) in Riyadh to More »

Kingdom, Washington agree ‘Joint Strategic Vision Declaration’

:: Saudi Arabia and the US on Saturday agreed a “Joint Strategic Vision Declaration” covering aspects like diplomacy, trade, More »

Saudi Crown Prince, Trump discuss measures on combating terrorism

:: Saudi Arabia’s Crown Prince Prince Mohammed bin Nayef and United States President Donald Trump discussed way to further More »

 

Category Archives: Art & Culture

Saudi Arabia ready to invest $2bln in region’s cultural tourism sector

Saudi Arabia and Oman will lead the GCC’s multi-billion dollar investments in cultural tourism with a series of projects to develop new cultural attractions, according to a

A battle against ‘foreign’ European-style Islamic clothing in Central Asia

Clothing factories in Tajikistan are churning out brightly coloured national dresses amid a surge in sales, and it’s not just because of the arrival of spring. An

Saudi designers to wow at Fashion Forward Dubai

Arwa Al-Banawi

In two weeks’ time, Fashion Forward Dubai, one of the year’s most anticipated events in the fashion industry, will showcase a carefully curated selection of the Middle

Arab Media Forum 2017 kicks off in Dubai on April 18

Mona Ghanim Al-Marri

The two-day 16th edition of the Arab Media Forum (AMF) is set to kick off on April 18 at Madinat Jumeirah in Dubai under the theme “Civil

E-link between general, appeal courts ordered

Walid Al-Samaani

Minister of Justice Walid Al-Samaani has ordered the electronic link between the criminal and family affairs and appeal courts on an experimental basis, according to a ministry

Meet the Saudi teen behind the hijab… emoji!

Rayouf Alhumedhi

A dedicated “hijabi emoji” is set to appear on smartphones for the first time — and a 15-year-old Saudi teen is behind it. Rayouf Alhumedhi, who was

Riyadh among top ten destinations in OIC states

Riyadh was ranked among the top 10 destinations within the Organization of Islamic Cooperation (OIC) for Muslims traveling for shopping purposes, according to a report. The report

Traditional Asir dances ‘haram’: Fatwa

Saad Al-Hajri, Asir’s mufti, has issued a fatwa banning some traditional dances of the region. This fatwa was issued during a religious lecture in Mahayel Asir. Responding

Ministry’s insistence on dress code for female workers ignites heated debate

The Ministry of Labor’s decision to impose fines on female workers violating the dress code at their workplaces has sparked a heated debate. According to a local

KFF, IB launch pilot project

In an effort to boost educational standards in Saudi schools, the King Faisal Foundation (KFF) has teamed up with International Baccalaureate (IB) to run an ambitious education

Janadriyah Festival to have Germany as guest of honor

Germany will be the guest of honor at the 30th Janadriyah festival starting Feb. 3, at the Al-Janadriyah heritage village located on the outskirts of Riyadh. “It

Unique representation to highlight KSA’s rich culture

In a unique opportunity to promote local arts and culture, five Saudi artists representing the cities of Al-Ahsa, Dammam, Hail, Jeddah and Al-Jouf are participating in the

Best of Indian art in focus at Dubai

Sanchit Art in collaboration with BAQAA Glamour Weddings & Events and the Kataria Art Foundation, is set to present a unique art exhibition in Dubai that exemplifies

Jeddah expects a million visitors

According to sources, Jeddah is likely to attract more than 1 million domestic tourists for the Historic Jeddah Festival later this month. More than 536 families reside

SCTA licenses 4,762 hospitality facilities

The Saudi Commission for Tourism and Antiquities (SCTA) recently revealed in a report a significant increase in licenses for tourism accommodation in 2014 in 16 regions, with

Marriage age 18 to restrain dowry-hungry dads

Saudis are eagerly awaiting the approval of a new draft law by the Shoura Council which prevents women under 18 from getting married. The draft law pending

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