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Egypt, Saudi Arabia reject regional interference in Arab affairs

The Saudi-Egyptian Consultation Committee stressed on Tuesday the rejection of regional interference in Arab internal affairs and attempts to destabilize the security and stability of the region. The final statement of the Follow-up and Political Consultation Committee between the two countries stressed the importance of ensuring freedom of navigation in…

Egypt’s Planning Minister encourages entrepreneurship during Professional Certificate in Entrepreneurship graduation ceremony

Cairo, December 1, 2020 Egypt’s Minister of Planning and Economic Development, Dr. Hala El-Said, participated recently via video conference at the graduation ceremony for the first batch of the “Professional Certificate in Entrepreneurship” program, implemented in cooperation between the ministry’s Rowad 2030 project and the German University in Cairo. At…

RAYAN FADUL

Rayan, please tell us something about your academic and career background? Yes, of course. I graduated with a degree in finance from Bentley University at Waltham, Massachusetts, which is nine miles west of Boston in the United States. The degree included credits in marketing and entrepreneurship. After graduating I went…

MOHAMED IQBAL LATONA

MOHAMED IQBAL LATONA is the first ambassador of the Republic of Mauritius to Saudi Arabia. Alexander Woodman sat down with Ambassador Latona to discuss the development of bilateral relations between the two countries. Until a year ago Mauritius did not have an embassy in Saudi Arabia. As your country’s first…

KASWARA ALKHATIB

KASWARA ALKHATIB is the CEO of UTURN a leading Arabic online entertainment network. In 2015, Kaswara was ranked #1 in Forbes Middle East list of “entrepreneurs shaping Saudi Arabia’s future”. The Financial Times named UTURN the largest multi-channel network in the region. Mona Alhariri met up with Kaswara to learn…

COUNTERING VIOLENT EXTREMISM

Historically, Saudi Arabia has been targeted by “jihadist” terrorist organizations more than most other countries. Official estimates say that between 1979 and 2017 there were more than 840 terrorist attacks targeting the kingdom. As a result, the country has accumulated a certain degree of know-how in how to combat violent…

K.S.A. ECONOMIC SNAPSHOT

The August 2018 chart book by Jadwa Investments provides useful insights into Saudi Arabia’s economy. Real economy Data for June showed mixed economic activity. While PoS transactions were up 6.8 percent year-on-year, ATM transactions were down 4.4 percent, reflecting slower activity during the eid al-fitr holidays. Cement sales continued to drop, with a…

PEAK PERFORMANCE

SERENE FETEIH is a certified life and leadership coach based in Jeddah. Mona Alhariri met up with Serene to learn more. Please tell us something about your academic and career background? I graduated from King Abdulaziz university in Jeddah with a degree in English literature. In fact, it wasn’t my…