BREAKING NEWS | Saudi Arabia Seizes 5 Million Face Masks From Illegal Hoarders

RIYADH  | SAUDI ARABIA – Saudi authorities have seized more than five million medical masks that were illegally stockpiled amid the coronavirus outbreak, state media reported on Sunday. The commerce ministry seized 1.17 million masks from a private store in Halil, northwest of the capital, after authorities Wednesday confiscated more than four million masks stored … Continue reading BREAKING NEWS | Saudi Arabia Seizes 5 Million Face Masks From Illegal Hoarders

BREAKING NEWS | Saudi Arabia Shuts Entry And Exit Into Jeddah, Brings Forward Curfew: State News Agency

RIYADH | SAUDI ARABIA – Saudi Arabia shut down entry and exit into the Jeddah governorate and brought forward a curfew there to begin at 3 p.m. local time (1200 GMT), state news agency SPA said on Sunday. The curfew in Jeddah previously began at 7 p.m. Saudi Arabia applied the same measure to Riyadh, … Continue reading BREAKING NEWS | Saudi Arabia Shuts Entry And Exit Into Jeddah, Brings Forward Curfew: State News Agency

ARTS & CULTURE | Saudi Arabia Is Launching An Art Residency Programme For Emerging Artists

JEDDAH - Jeddah Historical District will soon be home  to Art Residency Albalad, a six-week-long programme for which seven participants have been sought out, marking the pilot of a five-cycle-long initiative announced by the Saudi Ministry of Culture. The final shortlist of applicants will be carved down to five artists, one writer and one curator. … Continue reading ARTS & CULTURE | Saudi Arabia Is Launching An Art Residency Programme For Emerging Artists

ENTERTAINMENT | Saudi Arabia Cancels ‘Jeddah Season’ Festival Over Coronavirus: State TV

RIYADH – Saudi Arabia canceled ‘Jeddah Season’, a weeks-long entertainment and cultural festival in the Red Sea port city, as part of measures to curb the coronavirus outbreak, state television reported on Thursday. The event, which had been scheduled for June and July, was first run last year under efforts by Crown Prince Mohammed bin … Continue reading ENTERTAINMENT | Saudi Arabia Cancels ‘Jeddah Season’ Festival Over Coronavirus: State TV

SAUDI ARABIA | Jeddah To Host 7th National Quality Conference

JEDDAH | SAUDI ARABIA - - The Saudi Standards, Metrology and Quality Organization (SASO) is organizing the seventh National Quality Conference from Feb.25 to Feb.27, the Saudi Press Agency reported. The event is being held under the patronage of Majid Al-Qasabi, minister of commerce and investment, at the Ritz-Carlton hotel in Jeddah. The ‘Quality in … Continue reading SAUDI ARABIA | Jeddah To Host 7th National Quality Conference

SPORTS |The General Sports Authority (GSA) Prepares To Host 36th Spanish Football Super Cup

JEDDAH | SAUDI ARABIA – The General Sports Authority (GSA) is preparing to host the 36th Spanish Football Super Cup, at King Abdullah Sports Stadium In Jeddah, during 8 – 12 Januari 2019. The Spanish Super Cup will be played between four teams for the first time in the trophy’s history. FC Barcelona, winner of … Continue reading SPORTS |The General Sports Authority (GSA) Prepares To Host 36th Spanish Football Super Cup

ART, CULTURE AND ENTERTAINMENT | Saudi Arabia’s Red Sea International Film Festival Opens Accreditation

RIYADH | SAUDI ARABIA - - The Red Sea International Film Festival has opened accreditation to attend the festival, which will be held in Jeddah between March 12 and 21. Accreditation badges will be distributed in four categories: Filmmakers, people working in the Film and TV industries, students and media representatives and journalists. The festival … Continue reading ART, CULTURE AND ENTERTAINMENT | Saudi Arabia’s Red Sea International Film Festival Opens Accreditation