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When the opportunity to set a new world record comes along, the people of Saudi Arabia are always up for the challenge! Recently, a group of farmers in the Kingdom set a new record by creating the world’s longest necklace, as reported by Al Arabiya English. Weighing 120 kilograms and measuring 111 metres in length, [...]

As the Eid Al Adha holiday draws near, have you thought about where you’d like to spend your break? Fortunately, we’ve come across a great video that could help you decide where to go! A few months ago, a travel enthusiast, Gab Scanu, spent 10 days in Saudi Arabia. Taking pictures and capturing videos, he documented [...]

The Kingdom of Saudi Arabia has suspended diplomatic ties with Canada, according to Saudi Press Agency (SPA). The decision was made after the Canadian Ministry of Foreign Affairs released a statement about the arrest of women’s rights activists in the Kingdom. Recently, the Canadian Ministry of Foreign Affairs posted on Twitter about their concern for [...]

There are many places to visit in Saudi Arabia, including museums, shopping centres, zoos, and outdoor attractions. However, the Kingdom has yet to open a movie theatre… that is, until today! You heard that right! In collaboration with AMC Entertainment, the Development and Investment Entertainment Company (DIEC) is launching the first public cinema in Saudi [...]

Just there are many awesome places to visit in Saudi Arabia, there are lots of great places to stay in, as well. In fact, more and more hotels are being constructed to accommodate the numerous travellers and tourists that flock to the Kingdom every year. This year alone, almost 60 percent of the country’s current [...]

A senior member of the top clerical body in Saudi Arabia has announced that Saudi women do not need to wear the “abaya.” It is the latest statement amid major reforms that have been taking place in the Kingdom lately. Last September, King Salman made the headlines when he issued a decree allowing women to [...]

Every year, thousands of foreign workers apply for jobs in Saudi Arabia. The Kingdom, with its thriving and progressive economy, offers many opportunities to aspiring job seekers. Indeed, more and more expats keep on coming to live and work here! Upon arriving in Saudi Arabia, you’d be surprised to see many modern buildings, amazing architecture, [...]

The Kingdom of Saudi Arabia is home to about 33 million people, of which more than 8 million are non-nationals. It is bordered by several countries, namely Bahrain, Iraq, Jordan, Kuwait, Oman, Qatar, Yemen, and the United Arab Emirates. The capital city is Riyadh. For several decades now, people from different parts of the world [...]

For several decades now, many Filipinos have sought jobs in Saudi Arabia. Some of them work as domestic workers or house service workers (HSWs) in the Kingdom. In 2013, the two countries signed an agreement that focused on the welfare and protection of these workers. The historic agreement was signed by officials from the Department [...]

Last week, King Salman issued a decree allowing women to drive, and the people of Saudi Arabia are still celebrating. On social media, Saudi men have been posting selfies — with their mothers, wives, and sisters at the wheel. Award-winning Saudi director Fahad Al Sharif has taken the lead. Smiling widely at the camera, he [...]