Motor show in Jeddah to showcase automotive innovation

Friday, 15 December 2017

Saudi Arabia’s 39th International Event for Motor Vehicles, SUVs, Motorcycles & Car Accessories Show will offer automotive enthusiasts and visitors exclusive regional and local reveals from 40 global brands, according to organizers.The 2017 Saudi International Motor Show (SIMS), is scheduled to be held between Dec. 17-21 at the Jeddah Center for Forums and Events.With over 40,000 sqm of exhibition space, automakers from the United States, Europe, China, France, UK, Japan and Korea are ...

Girls of Jeddah care for stray animals in trouble

Sunday, 10 December 2017

Philanthropy by some people is not limited to humans alone but extends to animals. The passion for doing good has encouraged many young men and women to care for stray animals. This is what Sarah Abdel Fattah did when she converted one of her rooms into a small clinic where she treats infected stray animals. "We lived with pets since childhood. I am the oldest of seven siblings, and the youngest of us in the sixth grade. We saw our parents helping pets in our neighborhood, bringing them ...

Yanni in praise of Saudi audience: My Jeddah concert marked ‘a lot of firsts’

Friday, 1 December 2017

In an expression of gratitude and appreciation, the international artist and musician Yanni praised the audience who came to meet him Thursday evening in Jeddah, saying: “You filled my heart with love and passion.”   He added in a tweet: “What an incredible night in Jeddah! There can only be one first time and tonight we witnessed and experienced a lot of firsts for KSA! It was beautiful to see! The people stole our hearts with their outpouring of love, enthusiasm, ...

Saudi attorney general says authorities closely monitoring Jeddah floods

Tuesday, 21 November 2017

Saudi Attorney General Sheikh Saud al-Mojeb issued directives to the head of the Public Prosecution Branch in the Mecca region and the head of the Department of Jeddah province and all branches and departments in all parts of the Kingdom that the Public Prosecution should be fully ready to proceed with all matters related to any cases associated with the recent flash flooding in Jeddah.Mojeb underlined that all officials should carry out their duty “to the fullest extent with no nepotism, ...

Bride of the Red Sea gets a facelift

Tuesday, 21 November 2017

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 sure to be an attractive and must-see destination for the people of Jeddah and visitors from all over the Kingdom.The size of this new seafront can harbor more than 120,000 people at the same time. The sheer numbers that it can hold is sure to provide a place for families and friends to visit, making ...

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Greek maestro Yanni to perform in Jeddah and Riyadh

Tuesday, 14 November 2017

Greek composer and pianist Yanni will hold four concerts in Jeddah and Riyadh under the supervision of the Saudi General Authority for Entertainment. The first concert will be held in King Abdullah Economic City on November 30. The second concert will also be held there on December 1. Yanni will then perform at the Riyadh International Convention & Exhibition Center on December 3 and 4. The General Authority for Entertainment had planned a concert for Egyptian composer Omar Khairat on ...

Earthquake reported off Jeddah coasts

Tuesday, 17 October 2017

The Saudi Geological Survey announced Tuesday that an earthquake hit the middle of the Red Sea on Tuesday (October 17, 2017), 91 km from Jeddah. “This morning, there was a tremor in the middle of the Red Sea, 91 km from Jeddah, 3 degrees on the Richter scale, and the quake is at a depth of 20.88 km,” a tweet from its official account said.  

Revealed: What a terrorist in Saudi Arabia did two days before the attack

Monday, 9 October 2017

Mansour al-Amiri showed no “signs of extremism” before his family was shocked to see a photo of him lying in a pool of his own blood. A greater shock to the family was when authorities disclosed details on the terrorist attack on Saturday, which targeted an external guard post of the Al Salam Palace in Jeddah that left two soldiers dead and many others injured. READ ALSO: Photos show aftermath of attack on royal palace guard post in Jeddah The details showed that the attack was ...

Photos show aftermath of attack on royal palace guard post in Jeddah

Saturday, 7 October 2017

Saudi Arabia’s Interior Ministry has released video showing the aftermath of an attack on an external guard post of the Al Salam Palace in Jeddah that left two soldiers dead on Saturday. Two Saudi guards were shot dead and three others injured on Saturday after a man drove up to the western gate of the royal palace in Jeddah and began shooting, the interior ministry said in a statement carried by state news. A security spokesman of the Ministry of the Interior said the attack happened at 3 ...

SAR 18 billion facelift for downtown Jeddah planned

Wednesday, 27 September 2017

The Saudi Public Investment Fund has announced it will lead the renovation of Jeddah’s waterfront walkway - creating a residential, touristic and commercial hub, to become the “New Jeddah Downtown.” The project, which will contribute SAR 18 billion of investment over 10 years as well as 36,000 new jobs, aims to create a distinctive and attractive environment to support Jeddah’s ambition of becoming one of the world’s top 100 cities. The project will include spaces ...

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