Mahmoud Ahmad
Mahmoud Ahmad

Mahmoud Ahmad is Managing Editor of Saudi Gazette for Local and Gulf Affairs. He can be reached at [email protected] and his Twitter handle is @anajeddawi_eng.

Creating our own cinema content

Last week, history was made following the reintroduction of cinema in our country after more than three decades of being off screen for whatever cultural or religious reasons. The joy of Saudi people...

Avoiding the Bitcoin trap

People are always attracted to, or run after, new investment opportunities. Sometimes they do this without due diligence. They run after every chance there is to make a profit in the simple hope that...

Bride of the Red Sea gets a facelift

Soon, Jeddah will have a new, renovated and a state-of-the-art coastal front that is sure to provide quiet enjoyment with popular seaside entertainment and community facilities. This new seafront is...

Enemies of the environment

Recently, an environmental campaign was started by a Green group the Association of Sudair that called on people to start and sustain a drive to plant more than 100,000 trees in the next ten years....

NEOM and the future of our youth

Recently, Saudi Crown Prince Muhammad Bin Salman, deputy premier and minister of defense, announced the launch of NEOM, a project that aspires to be the “safest, most efficient, most...

Finally, women can drive and empower themselves

The wheel has turned, and it has turned for the better. All it needed was a Royal Decree from Custodian of the Two Holy Mosques King Salman last week to start off the celebration and ignite a series...

The Hajj pilgrimage: A sight to behold

God said in the Holy Qur’an, “And proclaim to the people the Hajj (pilgrimage); they will come to you on foot and on every lean camel; they will come from every distant pass”.The...

A freewheeling conversation over coffee addiction

I was engaged in an interesting discussion with a group of friends of which some of whom are managers and heads of sections at private companies while others are regular employees both in private and...