Hail deputy governor joins Zubaida Trail for Founding Day

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HAIL: Prince Faisal bin Fahd bin Muqrin, the deputy governor of Hail region, took part in a Zubaida Trail caravan on Thursday to mark Founding Day celebrations. The caravan, overseen by the Heritage Commission and organized by the Caravans Trails Association, began its journey from the historic city of Fayd to Sumaira’ Province. Prince Faisal … Read more

Mehdi Hasan joins The Guardian US following abrupt departure from MSNBC

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RIYADH: The third Saudi Media Forum kicked off its agenda on Tuesday with panels, workshops and masterclasses in Riyadh under the theme “Media in a World Taking Shape.” The two-day forum, organized by the Saudi Broadcasting Authority in collaboration with the Saudi Journalists Association, has become the Middle East’s cornerstone event for media gatherings and … Read more

2-time MLB All-Star Luis Severino joins Baseball United ownership group

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DUBAI: Baseball United, the first professional league focused on the Middle East and Indian subcontinent, has announced that Major League Baseball All-Star Luis Severino has joined its investment and ownership group. At age 29, Severino becomes Baseball United’s youngest MLB co-owner, and second currently active in Major League Baseball, the group said in a statement … Read more

Biden campaign joins TikTok in push for young voters

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Allies fear the US is becoming less reliable, with growing concern over a possible Trump return LONDON: As chances rise of a Joe Biden-Donald Trump rematch in the US presidential election, America’s allies are bracing for a bumpy ride.Many worry that a second term for Trump would be an earthquake, but tremors already abound — … Read more

Italy to become target if it joins attacks against Yemen, threatens Houthi leader

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A year after Syria’s deadly earthquake, orphaned children adjust to the loss bit by bit IDLIB: Aya Al-Sudani, a bubbly toddler with a toothy smile, will mark her first birthday on Tuesday, but there will be no celebration with cake and presents. The day also marks a dark memory.On Feb. 6, 2023, a massive earthquake … Read more

Visa joins KAFD in digital payment access boost

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RIYADH: Businesses in King Abdullah Financial District are poised for advanced digital payment access with card service provider Visa joining the Riyadh economic hub, reinforcing global economic connections.  Visa is an internationally recognized compay in the sector, facilitating transactions between consumers, merchants, financial institutions and government entities across numerous countries and territories. 

Saudi Ministry of Energy joins forces with SNB to launch social entrepreneurship accelerator

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RIYADH: Saudi Arabia’s journey in turning raw information into valuable insights is evolving, as the General Authority for Statistics continues to carry out surveys and censuses. At the Future Real Estate Forum in Riyadh, Fahad Al-Dossari, president of GASTAT, underscored the evolving approach to analytical developments. He stated: “The statistical products in the recent period … Read more

Marseille’s Brazilian defender Renan Lodi joins Al-Hilal for reported $21.7m

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Riyadh: Saudi Pro League side Al-Hilal have signed Brazilian international defender Renan Lodi from French club Olympique de Marseille for a reported 20 million euros ($21.7 million), the Riyadh giants announced on Wednesday. The 25-year-old left-back’s contract will see him committed to the club until the end of 2027. Al-Hilal chairman, Fahad bin Saad bin … Read more