LuLu Hypermarket’s green initiatives scoop award News

Recognizing the pivotal role of social media in marketing, sales growth, and branding, Community Jameel Saudi organized the “Social Media Lab” event for the second consecutive year in Jeddah. Hosted at the Nafisa Shams Company headquarters, the event brought together more than 200 participants, including entrepreneurs, freelancers, marketing professionals, and influencers.This initiative aligns with Community … Read more

Lebanon prepared if border situation worsens, says minister News

BEIRUT: Tensions rose on the Lebanese southern front following a short period of cautious calm lasting until the early hours of Monday in many border villages. Lebanon’s caretaker social affairs minister, Hector Hajjar, on Monday visited the border region and toured several towns to assess the situation of people forced to leave their homes. The … Read more

Young Saudi baker whips it up News

RIYADH: The Mataya Exhibition is taking visitors on a journey through the significance of the camel in Saudi Arabia and the Arab world. The exhibition, which is part of the eighth King Abdulaziz Camel Festival organized by the Saudi Camel Club, opened on Dec. 1 and will run for 45 days. Exhibition supervisor Salman Al-Ajmi … Read more

What We Are Reading Today: ‘The Walls around Opportunity’ by Gary Orfield News

  Art lovers looking for a quick and easy read, but one with depth and character, will find much to enjoy in Kimberly Drew’s debut book, “This Is What I know About Art.” In a deeply personal account, the art writer and curator recalls going to museums with her father when she was a young … Read more

Saudi Arabia’s ‘Jusoor’ exhibition concludes in Morocco News

RIYADH: Project Masam, a Saudi initiative to clear land mines in Yemen, in the last week of December dismantled 719 mines planted by the Iran-backed Houthi militia. Overseen by the Saudi aid agency KSrelief, the project’s special teams destroyed 615 pieces of unexploded ordnance, 102 anti-tank mines, and two anti-personnel mines. The explosives, which were … Read more

Israel is pulling thousands of troops from Gaza as combat focuses on enclave’s main southern city News

CAIRO/GAZA/JERUSALEM: Israeli jets intensified attacks on central Gaza on Sunday, residents and medics said, as battles raged through the rubble of towns and refugee camps in a war Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu said would take “many more months” to end.Netanyahu’s comments signal no let-up in a campaign that has killed many thousands and levelled … Read more