NEWS | Rihanna Partners With Twitter CEO For $4.2M Donation To Domestic Violence Victims Amid Coronavirus Pandemic

Rihanna has teamed up with Twitter CEO Jack Dorsey to provide relief to domestic violence victims amid the coronavirus pandemic.

The ‘Work’ singer’s Clara Lionel Foundation announced the partnership with the Social media executive on Twitter.

‘We’re joining forces with Twitter/Square CEO @ Jack today be co-funding $4.2 million grant to the @MayordFundLA to address the current crisis for domestic violence victims in Los Angeles as a result of the COVID-19 Safer at Home Order. #startsmall #CLF’, the foundation wrote on Thursday.

The foundation also made not of the uptick in domestic violence incidents as a result of COVID-19 pandemic.

Dorsey shared his appreciation for Rihanna and her global fund in a tweet on his own account and pointed out that the donation will cover ‘10weeks of shelter, meals, and counseling for individuals and their children in LA suffering from domestic violence as a result of the COVID-19 Safer at Home Order’.

This serves as Rihanna’s second large contribution to coronavirus relief efforts. Last month, the Fenty Beauty founder, who is 32, donated $5 million to various organizations to provide critical protective gear, medical supplies and access to food across the globe.

Recipients of Rihanna’s first pledge include the World Health Organization, Direct Relief, Feeding America, Partners in Health, International Rescue Committee and her native country, Barbados.


NEWS ALERT | In U.N. Debut, Saudi King Calls For Comprehensive Solution On Iran

NEW YORK  – Saudi Arabia’s King Salman bin Abudlaziz on Wednesday called for a comprehensive solution on Iran and disarming its affiliate Hezbollah in Lebanon, and expressed support for U.S. efforts to start talks between Israel and the Palestinians during his first address to the United Nations General Assembly. He said Iran has exploited a … Continue reading NEWS ALERT | In U.N. Debut, Saudi King Calls For Comprehensive Solution On Iran

ARTS & CULTURE & ENTERTAINMENT | Jeddah Host The Red Sea Museum

The Saudi Ministry of Culture announced the establishment of the Red Sea Museum, which will open its doors in 2020, in Bab Al Banat in the Historic Jeddah. The ministry says the museum will include manuscripts, photos, and books, which tell the story of the Bab al-Bunt’s heritage and demonstrate its role as a historical … Continue reading ARTS & CULTURE & ENTERTAINMENT | Jeddah Host The Red Sea Museum

NEWS | Saudi Deputy Defense Minister Hopes Peace Is Restored In Yemen Based On Riyadh Agreement

RIYADH | SAUDI ARABIA – Saudi Deputy Defense Minister Prince Khalid bin Salman said Tuesday that the Kingdom is looking forward to the establishment  of ‘comprehensive and lasting peace in Yemen through the implementation of the Riyadh Agreement’. On the occasion of the International Day of Peace, he said: ‘We look forward to the day … Continue reading NEWS | Saudi Deputy Defense Minister Hopes Peace Is Restored In Yemen Based On Riyadh Agreement

ARTS & CULTURE & ENTERTAINMENT | The New Digital – Art Museum Is Coming To Saudi Arabia

Saudi Arabia’s Ministry of Culture has announced a collaboration with international art collective teamLab to create a digital-art museum as part of the Kingdom’s Vision 2030. The museum will be located in Jeddah, and is set to be called TeamLab Borderless Jeddah and will open in 2023. The 10 – year collaboration agreement between Saudi … Continue reading ARTS & CULTURE & ENTERTAINMENT | The New Digital – Art Museum Is Coming To Saudi Arabia

FASHION | Billy Porter’s 2020 Emmys Ensemble Was Custom – Made By This Saudi Label

Billy Porter is known for his unapologetic style and statement red carpet looks. Despite this year’s Emmy Awards being held digitally, porter didn’t hold back from bringing his show-stopping outfits to the event, wearing a custom-made ensemble by Saudi label, Ashi Studio. The actor, who was nominated for the award for outstanding lead actor in … Continue reading FASHION | Billy Porter’s 2020 Emmys Ensemble Was Custom – Made By This Saudi Label

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