RIYADH | SAUDI ARABIA – Saudi Minister of Education Dr. Hamad bin Mohammed Al Shaikh announced Thursday that distance learning will continue till the end of the first term of the educational year after evaluating the situation in the past weeks.
He made the announcement on twitter.
In August, the minister said the education process will be via distance learning for the first seven weeks of the new term, which started on August 30, and this comes as a precaution against the coronavirus.
RIYADH, Saudi Arabia – Saudi Arabia aims to reach zero – net emission by 2060, Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman, the Head of the Higher Committee for the Saudi Green Initiative (SGI), pledged at an environment conference in the Kingdom on Saturday. The Crown Prince, in recorded remarks, announced plans to cut carbon emission by … More Saudi Arabia Targets Net Zero Emission By 2060: Crown Prince
LONDON – Saudi Arabia’s Minister of Energy Prince Abdulaziz bin Salman said users switching from gas to oil could account for demand of 500,000 – 600,000 barrels per day (bpd), adding that the world was now waking up to shortages in the energy sector. Prince Andulaziz said the potential switch depended on how severe winter … More Saudi Energy Minister Sees Demand From Gas – To – Oil Switch At Up To 600,000 BPD
PARIS, France – Russian President Vladimir Purin will not fly to Glasgow to attend the COP26 climate summit, the Kremlin said on Wednesday, a setback for host Britain’s hopes of getting world leaders to agree a significant climate deal. Britain, which hosts the 26th United Nations Climate Change Conference of the Parties, or COP26, in Glasgow … More Kremlin Says Putin Will Not Fly To Glasgow For COP26
PARIS, France – Dubai is set for a ‘modest’ recovery this year on the back of a high vaccination rate in the United Arab Emirates and limited COVID – 19 restrictions, but weak international tourism will drag on the economy until late 2022, S & P Global Rating said. The economy of the Middle East trade, … More S & P Expects Weak Tourism To Weigh On Dubai Economy Until Late 2022
RIYADH, Saudi Arabia – Saudi Arabia’s Riyadh Season 2021 events kicked off Wednesday in the Kingdom’s capital, as opening ceremony tickets sold out within one hour of going on sale, according to the official Saudi Press Agency (SPA). ‘Instead of traveling the world, we brought the world to you in one place’, Riyadh Season said on … More Riyadh Season 2021 Kicks Off In Saudi Arabia’s Capital
RIYADH, Saudi Arabia – Riyadh Winter Wonderland is set to make a comeback in Saudi Arabia’s capital with 40 percent more space during Riyadh Season, with added games, activities, and shows for all age groups. Starting October 26 and lasting until the end of March 2022, Winter Wonderland will include more than 103 games and six areas: Dreamland Carnival, … More Riyadh Winter Wonderland Back In Saudi Arabia, 40 Pct Larger Than Previous Season
DUBAI, UAE – The United Arab Emirates on Sunday recorded a drop in daily COVID – 19 cases to below 100 for the first time since the start of the outbreak last year as it host a huge world fair to which it hopes to attract millions of visits. The Health Ministry reported 99 new cases, … More UAE’s Daily COVID – 19 Cases Fall Below 100
PARIS, France – Saudi Arabia has advised its citizens not to travel to Lebanon in light of the latest security events, the foreign ministry wrote on Twitter on Sunday. Lebanon remains on a Saudi travel list where obtaining prior permission to visit is required. On Thursday, seven people were killed in violence in Beirut as crowd … More Saudi Arabia Advises Citizens Not To Travel To Lebanon – Ministry￼
JEDDAH, Saudi Arabia – Saudi Arabia’s Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman announced on Sunday the launch of the strategic offices for the development of al – Baha, al – Jouf, and Jazan regions. According to the Saudi Press Agency (SPA), these offices aim to capitalize on the unique competitive advantages each of the three regions … More Saudi Arabia’s Crown Prince Launches Strategic Offices For Al – Baha, Al – Jouf, Jazan
MADRID, Spain – The owner of the fashion brand Zara, Inditex, will start charging 10 euros cents ($0.12) for paper bags from next week at all of its shops in Spain as part of a push for sustainability and packaging reuse, the company said on Friday. The world’s biggest fashion retail will roll out the … More Zara Owner To Charge For Paper Bags In Spanish Stores In Push For Reuse
LOS ANGELES, USA – U.S – Mexican actress Salma Hayek made an appearance on ‘Kimmy Kimmel Live!’ in Los Angeles this weekend wearing a feisty leopard – print suit by Lebanese designer Elie Saab. The actress, who is of Spanish and Lebanese descent, appeared on the TV show alongside fellow actor Kumail Nanjiani to talk … More Actress Salma Hayek Shows Off Elie Saab Suit In Los Angeles￼
PARIS, France – Saudi Arabia’s Ministry of Sports announced that vaccinated visitors will be allowed into all sports stadium and facilities as they operate at full capacity, the official Saudi Press Agency (SPA) reported Sunday. Visitor entry will be limited to those who are fully vaccinated against COVID – 19, as per Kingdom’s rules, the … More Saudi Arabia Allows Full Capacity At Sports Stadiums, Facilities
PARIS, France – The Grand Mosque in the Muslim holy city of Mecca in Saudi Arabia operated at full capacity on Sunday, with worshippers praying shoulder – to – shoulder for the first time since the coronavirus pandemic began. This comes after Saudi Arabia’s Interior Ministry approved easing the country’s strict COVID – 19 precautionary … More Saudi Arabia Allows Capacity At Mecca’s Grand Mosque As COVID – 19 Rules Eased
DOHA – Qatar’s emir named two women among his new appointment to the Gulf state’s advisory Shura Council on Thursday, after partial elections held for the first time earlier this month saw not one of the more than 20 women candidates a seat. In what was Qatar’s first legislative election, candidates competed for 30 of … More Qatar Emir Appoints Two Women To Advisory Council After Men Sweep Polls
PARIS, France – Demand for energy and especially natural gas is peaking, the oil minister of the United Arab Emirates said on Thursday, adding that it was important to maintain balance in the market. The minister, who was speaking on the sidelines of an energy forum in Moscow, also said that the United Arab Emirates … More UAE Oil Minister Says Energy Demand Peaking, Important To Maintain Market Balance
LONDON – Saudi Arabia will require foreign firms working in the energy sector, including petrochemicals and water desalination, to boost local input to at least 70% in order to secure government contracts, three sources familiar with the matter said. Energy Minister Prince Abdulaziz bin Salman discussed the plan to increase domestic input with local and … More Saudi Arabia To Ask Foreign Energy Companies To Up Domestic Input To 70% – Sources
Riyadh, Saudi Arabia — Saudi Arabia’s energy minister will discuss with Britain a cooperation agreement in the energy field, a cabinet statement said on Tuesday without providing further details.
PARIS, France – France wants to be a leader in green hydrogen by 2030 and build low – carbon planes and small nuclear reactors as part of a 30 billion euro ($35 billion), investment plan, President Emmanuel Macron said on Tuesday. Macron said the road map, dubbed ‘France 2030’, would ensure France decarbonizes its industry … More Macron Unveils 30 – Bln Euro Plan For Innovation And Industrial Revival