Jeddah, Saudi Arabia Travel Newswire (Page 2)

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  1. 'Connected To The Whole Universe': Saudi Women Artists Show Their Work In The U.S.Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jan 25 | National Public Radio

    Dina Alhamrani's photos show a bride wearing a red "pre-wedding dress" and gold-leaf henna designs on her hands. "I want to tell brides never to let go of their heritage," Alhamrani says.


  2. Radisson Blu Opens Fifth Hotel in JeddahRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jan 24 | Al Bawaba

    Radisson Blu, the iconic hotel brand driven by innovation and design, is opening its fifth hotel here. The 150-room Radisson Blu Hotel, Jeddah Corniche has a prime location close to the popular North Corniche, which overlooks the Red Sea and is within the city's newest waterfront development.


  3. 'White oil': Saudi Arabia seeks place on tourism mapRead the original story

    Wednesday Jan 24 | The Times of India

    Saudi Arabia will soon begin issuing tourist visas, opening up one of the last frontiers of global tourism -- a sector touted as the desert kingdom's "white oil" -- as it steps up diversification efforts to wean itself off its crude oil dependence. Saudi Arabia will soon begin issuing tourist visas, opening up a sector touted as the desert kingdom's "white oil".


  4. Saudi Arabia to issue tourist visas soonRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jan 23 | The Daily Star

    Saudi Arabia is promoting sites such as the little-known Al Wahbah crater in a bid to kickstart tourism. Photo: AFP Gazing at a shimmering salt pan below, a group of first-time Saudi hikers descended craggy slopes into a volcanic crater, part of a hidden trove of natural wonders being promoted to kickstart tourism.


  5. Saudi Airlines Honors SGS Distinguished EmployeesRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jan 23 | Al Bawaba

    In an event that took place at the headquarters of Saudi Ground Services , the leading ground handling services provider in all airports across the Kingdom, Saudi Arabian Airlines recognized the outstanding performance and humanitarian efforts of three SGS employees who assisted and facilitated all the traveling procedures for an ill traveler. The event, on Monday, that took place in the presence of Eng.


  6. DLA Piper Inks New Saudi Deal Amid Spate of Lateral HiresRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 18, 2018 |

    DLA Piper has established a new association in Saudi Arabia after its country managing partner left to set up his own firm in Riyadh. Eyad Reda, who had been DLA Piper's country managing partner since 2009, left the firm at the end of December to launch a new practice in the Saudi capital under his own name.


  7. Flyadeal Adds Abha to Growing Destination NetworkRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 18, 2018 | Al Bawaba

    Flyadeal will connect Abha to both Jeddah and Riyadh, with two daily flights between the cities, offering convenient schedules in both morning and evening. The new destination is made possible with the arrival of the fifth brand new A320 aircraft, Al-Kawkab .


  8. Muslim bodies demand competitive bidding for Haj travelRead the original story

    Jan 17, 2018 |

    New Delhi, Jan 17 : A day after the Narendra Modi government announced withdrawal of Haj subsidy, prominent Muslim organisations, including Jamat-e-Islami Hind , All India Muslim Personal Law Board and Jamiat Ulema-e-Hind, on Wednesday reiterated their demand for competitive bidding among airlines to ferry Haj pilgrims between Delhi and Jeddah. The Muslim bodies unanimously said that the money in the name of Haj subsidy -- that amounted around Rs 200 crore last year -- went to Air India only and that Muslim pilgrims did not get any direct benefit from it.


  9. Government revokes Haj subsidy from this yearRead the original story

    Jan 16, 2018 |

    New Delhi, Jan 16 : In a major decision, the central government on Tuesday decided to end the subsidy given to thousands of Muslims for the annual Haj pilgrimage -- an issue which the BJP had always called a means of appeasement. Announcing the decision, Union Minority Affairs Minister Mukhtar Abbas Naqvi said it was in line with the BJP government's agenda to empower minorities without appeasing them.


  10. Jeddah Tower: What does the world's next tallest skyscraper look like now?Read the original story w/Photo

    Jan 16, 2018 | KVEW-TV Kennewick

    These are the images that show what will soon be known as the world's next tallest building rising from the desert. When the 3,280-feet-tall Jeddah Tower, in Saudi Arabia, opens in 2020, it will knock Dubai's iconic Burj Khalifa off its throne as the tallest skyscraper in the world by 236 feet .


  11. Saudi Arabia: 'The Emoji Movie' & 'Captain...Read the original story w/Photo

    Jan 16, 2018 | Deadline

    This past weekend saw the first official public film screenings in Saudi Arabia since the cinema ban was lifted in December after 35 years. While the first multiplexes are still a way off, a makeshift moviehouse was sponsored at the state-run Culture and Arts Society in Jeddah, Reuters reported .


  12. Saudi Arabia allows women to attend soccer matchRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 16, 2018 | KLMS-AM Lincoln

    In a historic move permitted by Saudi rulers, a stadium in Saudi Arabia's second city, Jeddah, allowed women to attend a soccer match between two local teams. Dressed in headscarves and long flowing abbayas the women filed into the stadium, ushered by women in orange T-shirts over their conservative dress, to take up seats at the "family section" of the stands, separate from the male spectators.


  13. Haj subsidy scrapped: SC had called for phase out in 2012Read the original story w/Photo

    Jan 16, 2018 | The Indian Express

    Muslim pilgrims circle the Kaaba, the cubic building at the Grand Mosque in the Muslim holy city of Mecca. Phasing out of the Haj subsidy would not give the NDA government brownie points like allowing women above 45 years to go for Haj without a male guardian.


  14. No food to eat, scores of unpaid Indian workers in Saudi cry for help as company defaults on salariesRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 16, 2018 | The Times of India

    HYDERABAD: Scores of Indian workers in Saudi Arabia are in dire straits and have literally been thrown on the roads due to non-payment of salaries by a company they were employed with. The workers who hail from different states in India have also got court verdicts in their favour but the refusal of the company to pay them has driven them to despair.


  15. Haj subsidy cancelled: All you need to know about the 85-year-old policyRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 16, 2018 | The Indian Express

    The policy to support Muslims in making the mandatory religious pilgrimage to Mecca in Saudi Arabia, can be traced back to 1932, when the British enacted the Port Haj Committees Act. The government on Tuesday abolished the subsidy being given to Haj pilgrims every year.


  16. Saudi Arabia shows kids films for first time in 35 yearsRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 15, 2018 | Daily Mail

    Saudi Arabia begins screening children's films in a makeshift theatre after decades-long cinema ban is lifted in the kingdom Saudi Arabia began screening animated children's films this weekend in a makeshift theatre, after a 35-year-old ban on cinemas was lifted in the conservative Islamic kingdom. The first permanent theatres could open as early as March, as part of a liberalising reform drive that has already opened the door to concerts, comedy shows and women drivers over the past year.


  17. Saudi stadiums allow women in for soccer game for the first timeRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 13, 2018 | The San Diego Union-Tribune

    Saudi supporters, men and women, of the Al-Ahli soccer team attend their game against Al-Batin in the Saudi Pro League at the King Abdullah Sports City in Jeddah on Jan. 12, 2018. Women were segregated into "family sections," away from the otherwise male-only crowd.


  18. Saudi Arabian women attend soccer match in a firstRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 12, 2018 | ABC News

    In a historic move permitted by Saudi rulers, a stadium in Saudi Arabia's second city, Jeddah, allowed women to attend a soccer match between two local teams. Add Saudi Arabia as an interest to stay up to date on the latest Saudi Arabia news, video, and analysis from ABC News.


  19. Women in Saudi Arabia Can Attending Sporting Events at Select StadiumsRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 12, 2018 | Teen Vogue

    In a historic move for the country of Saudi Arabia, certain stadiums are opening themselves up to permit women to enter unaccompanied to watch sports. The move comes on the heels of that, prior to today, January 12, 2018 women in Saudi Arabia could only watch games from television sets at home.


  20. Cheated, abused in Saudi ArabiaRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 12, 2018 | The Daily Star

    Bangladeshi female migrant workers returning from Saudi Arabia are alleging of widespread physical and sexual abuses and non-payment of salaries by the employers. Some of them said they were legally recruited as domestic workers but were instead used as sex workers in the oil-rich Arab country, the biggest overseas labour market for Bangladeshi workers.