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Who is Sarah al Suhaimi, the first woman to lead Saudi stock exchange?

Who is Sarah al Suhaimi, the first woman to lead Saudi stock exchange?

The appointment of the CEO of National Commercial Bank, Sarah al-Suhaimi, as the first Saudi woman to chair the Saudi Arabia stock exchange – Tadawul – the largest bourse in the Middle East, is a step that breaks the male-dominated upper echelons in the finance sector. According to Deloitte consultancy, the representation of women on […]

Saudi Princess Ameerah Al Taweel says in a powerful video what 1.8 billion Muslims feel regarding the words Allahu Akbar being hijacked by extremists

Saudi Princess Ameerah Al Taweel says in a powerful video what 1.8 billion Muslims feel regarding the words Allahu Akbar being hijacked by extremists

Terrorists and extremists putting on a false mask of Islam have hijacked a number of sensitive and passionate terms which 1.8 billion Muslims use day in day out. Here is an educational video to clear any misconceptions people may have of the phrase Allahu Akbar Every Muslim should take the responsibility of portraying the true […]

Saudi nurse donates part of her liver to save child’s life

Saudi nurse donates part of her liver to save child’s life

A young girl, Bashyer Al-Rashidi, who suffers from cirrhosis of the liver was saved after Saudi nurse Abir Al-Anzi donated a part of her liver to her. The liver transplant took place on Dec. 28 2016, and has so far been successful. This was done after all the necessary tests were done. Abir Al-Anzi, who […]

Saudi collects 145 mln riyals for Syrians in 1 day

Saudi collects 145 mln riyals for Syrians in 1 day

The total amount of donations collected by the Saudi popular campaign to aid the Syrian people has so far reached 143,100,000 Saudi riyals, according to Dr. Abdullah al-Rabeeah, the general supervisor of King Salman Humanitarian Aid and Relief Center. Saudi Arabia’s King Salman had initially launched this humanitarian aid campaign on Tuesday to collect 100 […]

Saudi Arabia biggest donor to UN for anti-terrorism

Saudi Arabia biggest donor to UN for anti-terrorism

JEDDAH: The Kingdom has maintained its position as the top global financial supporter of the United Nations Center for Counter-Terrorism (UNCCT), with a $11 million donation to its trust fund in 2015. In 2014, the Kingdom gave $100 million to help the body, which had been set up three years earlier. The United States is […]

Registration for low-­cost Haj begins

Registration for low-­cost Haj begins

JEDDAH: Residents who want to benefit from the government’s low­cost Haj scheme can now register themselves on the localhaj.haj.gov.sa website. Because of the limited quota, the registration should be done early. The process began on Sunday (Dul Qaada 1) and packages available start from SR3,000. Majid Siddique, media coordinator for the Siddique Haj Group, told […]

Local Haj likely to get 40% cheaper

Local Haj likely to get 40% cheaper

JEDDAH: Prices for local Haj packages are expected to drop between 30 and 40 percent this year, according to an official at the Ministry of Haj. Most local Haj operators have begun to change their packages after the ministry announced the launch of the online portal for local pilgrims. According to the source, the portal […]

First woman to oversee 60,000 employees in Saudi Aramco

First woman to oversee 60,000 employees in Saudi Aramco

Saudi Gazette report   SAUDI state-run oil giant Aramco earlier this week appointed Huda Al-Ghosn as its executive director of employee relations and training, making her the first women to fill this position in the company’s history. The company said that Al-Ghosn will be responsible for all programs entailing workforce planning, recruiting, training and development […]

KSA raps barbaric killing of toddler

KSA raps barbaric killing of toddler

RIYADH: Saudi Arabia has denounced the horrendous terror attack by Israeli settlers in the West Bank village of Duma in Palestine that killed a toddler. Reports said that Israeli settlers threw a Molotov cocktail into a West Bank home, killing the 18-month-old boy Ali Saad Dawabsheh. His four-year-old brother and parents, who were wounded in […]