Jeddah

Hapag-Lloyd Continues Focus on East African Market

Hapag-Lloyd is continuing to focus on the growing market in East Africa. With annual growth rates of approximately six percent, the region tops the …

Africa

Kerala Floods: Air India to operate Gulf flights from Trivandrum, Kozhikode

Due to heavy rains in Kerala, operations at Kochi airport were suspended till Saturday. Photo: PTI<p><b>New Delhi:</b> Due to current suspension of flight …

Business (India)

Over 1.5 mln Hajj Pilgrims Arrive in Saudi Arabia

Makkah Region Governor Prince Khalid Al-Faisal announced on Tuesday that the total number of foreign Hajj pilgrims who arrived in Saudi Arabia has …

Middle East

Saudi Women Can Drive. But Will They Be Allowed to Take the Wheel?

It’s 12:01 a.m. in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia, and traffic police in black berets and reflective vests are stationed at busy intersections passing out armfuls of roses. Women pull up driving SUVs and festooned sedans, some with headscarves matching the color of their cars, and gratefully receive …

Saudi Arabia

Ascott offers Hajj treats for guests in Jeddah

<b>FROM Aug 19th to Aug 24th, Hajj will be observed.</b>And Ascott, an international serviced residence owner-operator, will be offering treats for its …

Asia Travel

Saudia and MEA Announce Expanded Codeshare Agreement

Share Email Comments<p>Saudi Arabian Airlines (Saudia), the national flag carrier of Saudi Arabia, and Middle East Airlines-Air Liban (MEA), the …

Middle East

For Saudi Arabia’s Growing Hip-Hop Scene, It’s Tricky

Ultraconservative Saudi Arabia is trying to harness ‘a forbidden art’ as it moves to diversify the economy<p>JEDDAH, Saudi Arabia—Authorities in this ultraconservative kingdom once sent Mohamed Al-Ghamdi to jail for making hip-hop videos laced with profanity.<p>Now, with Saudi rap growing more popular …

Saudi Arabia

Chaunsa Pakistani – gets an overwhelming response in Saudi Arabia

JEDDAH, Aug 10 (APP):An Emerging Mango Branding Event “Chaunsa Pakistani” Friday got an overwhelming response from mango lovers who flocked the …

Saudi Arabia

Saudi Arabia intercepts Houthi missile targeting Jazan

article author: Arab NewsJEDDAH: Saudi Arabia’s Aerial Defense Forces intercepted a ballistic missile fired by Houthi militias in Yemen towards …

Saudi Arabia

Big Plans For Jeddah Tower Spark "Skyscraper Alert" For Looming Economic Crisis

<i>Authored by Mark Thornton via The Mises Institute,</i><b>The Skyscraper Index is a chronicle of world record-setting skyscrapers that culminate in a major</b> …

Skyscrapers

About 900,000 Pilgrims Arrive for Hajj Season 2018

Hajj pilgrims continue to arrive through all Saudi air, sea and land ports to perform their rituals this year. The total number of arrivals by land …

Middle East

OIC Strongly Condemns Houthi Attack against Saudi Oil Tankers

The Organization of Islamic Cooperation’s (OIC) permanent representatives condemned in the strongest terms on Wednesday the attack by the Iran-backed …

Oil

Mosques, markets and motoring women: Jeddah, Saudi Arabia – in pictures

Saudi Arabia,World news,Middle East and North Africa,Photography,News photography,Culture,Art and design<p>Not many photographers visit the desert kingdom, but Guardian photographer David Levene recently went to Jeddah, its second-largest city, and spent some time wandering the streets

Saudi Arabia

Bin Laden’s Mother Says Terror Leader Was 'Brainwashed'

The mother of the late Al-Qaeda leader Osama bin Laden has said in her first interview with Western media that her infamous son was "brainwashed" …

Terrorism

Saudi hackathon seeks high-tech fixes to hajj calamities

Fuelled by caffeine, pizza and adrenaline, sleep-deprived programmers in a marathon Saudi contest this week explored high-tech solutions to prevent a …

Red Sea

George Groves vs Callum Smith being held out in Saudi Arabia is as bizarre as camels racing at Royal Ascot

CALLUM SMITH and George Groves clash in Saudi Arabia next month — which is bizarre as camels racing at Royal Ascot.<p>It is ludicrous and even shameful …

Boxing

Jeddah Hackathon opens to scores of developers

The first ever Hajj Hackathon has officially kicked off in Jeddah, Saudi Arabia and is on it’s way to becoming the largest hackathon in the world. …

Saudi Arabia

PIA Hajj operation continue with flight punctuality

KARACHI, Aug 01 (APP):Pakistan International Airlines (PIA) Pre-Hajj operation of transporting intending pilgrims to Saudi Arabia is<br>continue with …

Saudi Arabia

Saudi Arabia Funds 17 New Development Projects in Health, Education, Hospitality Sectors

Saudi Ministry of Finance signed on Tuesday financing agreements for 17 projects in health, education and hospitality sectors with loans amounting to …

Middle East

Jeddah Hosts Largest Hackathon in the Middle East

The largest hackathon competition in the Middle East, organized by the Saudi Federation for Cybersecurity, Programming and Drones, was launched in …

Middle East

Garuda issues Rp 2t asset securitization

In its latest corporate move, National flag carrier Garuda Indonesia issued on Tuesday asset-backed securities under collective investment contracts …

Indonesia

23 years later, govt set to revive sea route for Haj pilgrims

If everything goes according to the Central government’s plan, you may be able to undertake the Haj pilgrimage via sea route from the next year.<p>To …

Mumbai

Saudi Royal Decree Orders Two Appointments

Custodian of the Two Holy Mosques King Salman bin Abdulaziz issued on Friday two royal decrees concerning Jeddah and the ministry of culture, …

Middle East

Saudi Arabia Receives Pilgrims Arriving by Sea

Saudi Arabia received Friday with flowers the first batch of pilgrims to perform Hajj this year. The first two ships that arrived through Jeddah …

Middle East

George Groves and Callum Smith to fight for Muhammad Ali trophy in Saudi Arabia

The World Boxing Super Series super-middleweight final between George Groves and Callum Smith will be held in Jeddah, Saudi Arabia on September 28.<p>In …

Boxing

George Groves and Callum Smith super-middleweight title fight will take place in Saudi Arabia for 'unusual' World Super Series Ali Trophy final

George Groves and Callum Smith are to meet in Saudi Arabia to contest the super-middleweight World Super Series final in September.<p>The two British …

Boxing

George Groves vs Callum Smith venue confirmed for Ali Trophy super-middleweight final

Jeddah has finally been confirmed as the venue for the Ali Trophy super-middleweight final between George Groves and Callum Smith on September …

Boxing

DEAL: Lufthansa / Saudia Business London – Manila (Return): 1150 Euro

Von London mit Lufthansa und Saudia in der Business nach Manila ...

Lufthansa

The final of the World Boxing Super Series super middleweight tournament between world titleholder George Groves (28-3, 20 KOs), 30, and British countryman Callum Smith (24-0, 17 KOs), 28, will take place Sept. 28 in Jeddah, Saudi Arabia, a person with knowledge of the specifics told ESPN. Official announced is expected as soon as Tuesday afternoon. Jeddah was supposed to host the cruiserweight WBSS final but when Oleksandr Usyk suffered an injury and the fight had to be rescheduled, organizers moved it to Moscow, where he outpointed Murat Gassiev for the undisputed title Saturday. Groves-Smith was supposed to take place June 2 in London but when Groves suffered a shoulder injury the final was delayed.

The final of the World Boxing Super Series super middleweight tournament between world titleholder George Groves (28-3, 20 KOs), 30, and British …

Boxing

DEAL: Saudia Business Frankfurt – Mauritius (Return): 1300 Euro

Mit der Saudia Business von Frankfurt nach Mauritius ...

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