• ‘Hand In Hand’ initiative launches in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia, In collaboration with the Disabled Children’s Association

    To give and to share are truly among the greatest pleasures on earth. It has been said that you have not lived until you have done something for someone that cannot repay you. The values and principles of humility, generosity and goodwill are ones that Mouawad deeply admires and connects to. They are at the core of the Robert Mouawad Foundation, with the promise of making a life-long difference to underprivileged children.

  • ‘Saudi Transport 2015’ to feature latest industry investment opportunities and projects in Kingdom

    Saudi Arabia has seen remarkable progress in the transport and railway industry throughout the past years, complementing its efforts to address development needs and provide safe and prompt transportation to the public, based on latest technologies. With the ongoing development and massive projects across the transport and service industry, and looking to contribute effectively to the local transport sector and shed light on the current and future prospects in the Kingdom, Riyadh Exhibitions Company (REC) will be hosting the ‘Saudi Transport 2015’ exhibition from May 31 to June 3, 2015 at Riyadh International Convention & Exhibition Center (RICEC).

  • “King Faisal Specialist Hospital & Research Centre” achieves highest level of health care IT adoption

    King Faisal Specialist Hospital & Research Centre (KFSH&RC) is the first health system outside of North America to achieve Stage 7 on the ambulatory Electronic Medical Record Adoption Model (EMRAMSM) by HIMSS Analytics, the highest recognition for use of clinical information technology (IT) systems and advanced safety features to improve health outcomes and enhance the patient care experience.

  • 18th edition of Saudi Power receives overwhelming response from over 5,246 trade visitors

    The 18th edition of Saudi Power, the leading international trade exhibition for power in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia, concluded on a successful note with hundreds of local and international companies and over 5246 professionals attending the show. The event kept exhibitors and visitors abreast with the latest industry updates and market developments, providing a unique platform to view the energy sector’s latest equipments and services, develop global partnerships, and generate new business opportunities.

  • Al Basel Consultancy expands Middle East operations with opening of new office in Saudi Arabia

    In a bid towards expanding its operations in the Middle East region, Al Basel Consultancy, a prestigious and high end consultancy firm and a member of the Al Basel Group of Companies, had opened its new office in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia (KSA. The move falls in line with the company’s continuing expansion initiative, which strategically aims to offer more premiere services to its clients in the region.

  • Al Falak brings American technologies into the Saudi market to serve banking sector

    Al Falak,Electronic Equipment & Supplies Co., a leading IT and communications solution provider in the Saudi market signed an agreement with a US based, CorreLog, the leader in multi-platform IT security event management, offering software systems and automation solutions to the financial - banking sector, throughCorreLog Server application via subscription delivered from the cloud.

  • Al Falak to now offer its services to Saudi Arabia’s banking and finance segment

    Al Falak Electronic Equipment & Supplies Company, a leading IT and communications solution provider, has revealed its move of offering its ICT-based services to the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia’s (KSA) banking and finance segment. The company is expected to leverage its diverse portfolio of services across banking institutions operating in the Kingdom. Services to be offered include the installation of integrated projects covering audio, visual and data systems; consultancy on ICT-related issues; implementation of LAN, WAN, WLAN and Ethernet solutions; IPTV and connection services and integrated security systems to help protect the bank’s internal networks.


    Al Khobar has emerged as the third top area for hotel development in Saudi Arabia this year according to a new report, demonstrating the growing market for leisure and business tourism across the Kingdom.

  • Al Masah Capital Report: Regional markets range bound like oil but bargain buying picks up

    Saudi Arabia had a strong close to the week, with the country’s original sovereign bond issuance’s success which led to a positive investor sentiment. The strong subscription in the bond (over USD 15 billion) gave investors hope that the country’s economy contraction and ballooning deficit could have a silver lining.

  • Al Masah Capital Weekly Report: Mena markets generally cautious; buying picks up in Egypt and Saudi

    Oil prices ended last week in the USD51.5 - USD52 range resulting in MENA markets maintaining a cautious approach with the exception of Egypt and Saudi. UAE markets were mainly down with Dubai and Abu Dhabi showing weakness of -0.59% and -0.97% respectively coupled with subdued volumes. Saudi Arabia went up by 1.11% as it finally reacted to oil staying above $50 but investors are still being cautious about the country’s economic situation with fears of further austerity measures and doubts about OPEC’s next meeting reaching an agreement.

  • Al Tamimi & Company opens new office in Al Khobar, Eastern Province

    Al Tamimi & Company is pleased to announce that it has opened a new office in Al Khobar, in the Eastern Province of Saudi Arabia, one of the country's largest markets. The office is the law firm's third in the Kingdom and, combined with its existing operations in Riyadh and Jeddah, gives it coverage across the whole of Saudi Arabia. It also becomes the 17th office the firm has opened in the Middle East since its foundation.

  • Al Tayyar extends strategic partnership with Amadeus

    Al Tayyar Travel Group, one of the largest travel and tourism companies in the region, as part of its sustained efforts to contribute to the development of the corporate travel sector, has signed a new partnership agreement with Amadeus, one of the leading providers of advanced technology solutions for the global travel industry.

  • Alghanim Industries Unveils Plans for Wendy’s Expansion into Kingdom of Saudi Arabia

    Alghanim Industries, one of the largest private companies in the region, announced today plans to expand the Wendy’s®brand into the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia, with the opening the first restaurant scheduled in spring 2017.

  • Almosafer launches flight booking service

    After successfully running its hotel reservations platform for several years, Almosafer has now released its new flight reservation feature for both their web and mobile app platforms. The service is valid for customers travelling to and from the Kingdom through more than 500 airlines globally.

  • Anjum Hotel Makkah receives TripAdvisor 2015 Certificate of Excellence

    Anjum Hotel Makkah, the largest hotel in the Middle East region, has been awarded with the 2015 Certificate of Excellence from TripAdvisor, The world’s largest travel site providing reviews of travel and tourism related content. The certificate was awarded to the hotel in recognition of the high number of outstanding reviews posted by travelers on the TripAdvisor website about their stay at Anjum Hotel Makkah. With this win, the hotel is now included in a prestigious list of past winners composed of accommodations, eateries and attractions from all over the world, which have continuously delivered superior customer experience.

  • Arab-Brazilian Chamber of Commerce reveals UAE & Saudi Arabia among top importers of Brazilian shoes during Q1 2015

    The Arab-Brazilian Chamber of Commerce (ABCC) has revealed that two Arab states were among the top importers of Brazilian shoes during the first quarter of 2015, demonstrating anew the steadily growing trade relations between the region and the South American nation. The ABCC cited figures recently released by the Brazilian Footwear Industry Association (Abicalçados) showing the significant increase in the UAE’s and Saudi Arabia’s Brazilian shoe imports.

  • Arabian Sounds and Lights Company opens new Bang & Olufsen showroom in Jeddah

    Arabian Sounds and Lights Company part of Rolaco Trading and Contracting Holdings and the exclusive master dealer of Bang & Olufsen in KSA and Bahrain, has recently inaugurated a new Bang & Olufsen (B&O) showroom in Jeddah. The newly-opened store is expected to throw the spotlight on the broad range of consumer electronic products under the B&O brand, a leading Danish consumer electronics company that designs and manufactures audio products, television sets and telephones. Arabian Sounds & Lights Company is the exclusive distributor of B&O products in the KSA. 

  • Banque Saudi Fransi Confirms Platinum Sponsorship for Saudi Trade Finance Summit

    The upcoming 4th Annual Saudi Trade Finance (STF) Summit, organized by Dubai based QnA International has cemented its position as the premier gathering to discuss financial regulations, strategies and services development and trends shaping the economy and the business landscape in the Kingdom. The STF Summit is gearing up to be held in Jeddah, Saudi Arabia in November 2016. Previously, The STF Summit was held in Riyadh for three consecutive years.

  • Barco opens new regional office in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia

    Barco, a leader in visualization technology, has opened a new office in Riyadh, the capital of the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia (KSA). The official opening event took place on November 9, 2015 at Al Nemer Center 1 in Riyadh’s Olaya District, in the presence of the Belgian Ambassador in the KSA Geert Criel, members of the press, and Barco business partners and clients.

  • BMJ to support KSA’s medical researchers in developing research skills

    BMJ, one of the world’s leading healthcare knowledge providers, will visit doctors, students and researchers across the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia (KSA) from October 12 to 17, 2015 to help them develop their research skills and learn how to write papers that can get published in top journals. Dr. Trish Groves, Deputy Editor and Head of Research at The BMJ and Editor-in-Chief of BMJ Open, an international online journal will present a workshop on ‘BMJ Research Capabilities - How to Get Your Research Papers Published’ at the 2nd Saudi International Conference on Scientific Publishing 2015 at King Saud University in Riyadh.