Jeddah, Saudi Arabia Travel Newswire (Page 4)

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  1. The Spy Who Came In From LahoreRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 8, 2018 | Rediff.com

    'Were they two yaar s of yesteryears brought together again by fate?' 'Were they two crafty spies hoodwinking each other?' wonders B S Prakash. Illustration: Uttam Ghosh/ Rediff.com The de facto ruler in that country, whom the world is coming to know simply as Crown Prince MBS has coerced -- a style that he is developing -- the hapless Pakistanis into sending some of their top brass to advise him.

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  2. Could 2018 be a revolutionary year for women's rights in Saudi Arabia?Read the original story w/Photo

    Mar 8, 2018 | Al Bawaba

    Often classified as oppressed, persecuted and crushed by the ultra-conservative, male-dominant society, Saudi women must take a stand against the misconceptions and false stereotypes many have of them. Times have changed in the Kingdom, and Saudi women are gaining more and more rights - something much of the world is still ignorant about.

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  3. As freedom for Saudi women to drive looms, engines are revvingRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 5, 2018 | WDAM-TV Hattiesburg

    It's still a number of months until women officially can drive in Saudi Arabia, but they're beginning to learn. Prince Mohammed bin Salman, the young and influential deputy crown prince of the kingdom, announced the ban on women driving would be lifted last September.

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  4. ACL: Injury-time goal helps Al Gharafa to draw with Al AhliRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 5, 2018 | The Peninsula

    Doha: A last-gasp equaliser from Robert Quijada earned Al Gharafa a 1-1 draw with Saudi Arabia's Al Ahli in the 2018 AFC Champions League Group A match here yesterday while another QNB Stars league club Al Sadd went down fighting 1-0 to Uzbekistan's FC Nasaf in an away match. Al Ahli came off the blocks racing and nearly found an opener inside four minutes when striker Mohannad Assiri met Saeed Al Muwallad's cross first time, but saw his shot saved by goalkeeper Qassem Burhan.

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  5. Saudi Arabia to Host the Greatest Royal RumbleRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 5, 2018 | Business Wire

    As part of this historic event, fans will see WWE Superstars John Cenaa , Triple Ha , Roman Reignsa , AJ Stylesa , Braun Strowmana , The New Daya , Randy Ortona , Bray Wyatta and Shinsuke Nakamuraa , among others. Ticket and broadcast information will be available in the coming weeks.

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  6. Haj airfare reduction: CM Mufti welcomes Centre's decisionRead the original story

    Feb 28, 2018 | Newkerala.com

    Srinagar , Feb 28 : Jammu and Kashmir Chief Minister Mehbooba Mufti on Wednesday welcomed the decision of Central Government to slash the airfare for Haj pilgrims. Thanking Prime Minister Narendra Modi for taking such a step, Mehbooba said that the decision will help more Muslims to experience the holy pilgrimage.

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  7. Slashed Haj airfares to offset withdrawal of subisdyRead the original story

    Feb 27, 2018 | Newkerala.com

    New Delhi, Feb 27 : The airfares for the Haj pilgrims this year have been slashed and a Saudi airline has been roped in to carry passengers, besides Air India, at the instance of the government -- a move that would offset the impact of withdrawl of Haj subsidy, Union Minority Affairs Minister Mukhtar Abbas Naqvi announced on Tuesday. The airfare from New Delhi to Jeddah and back, which was Rs 98,750 in 2013-14 as fixed by the UPA government, has now been reduced to Rs 71,853.

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    Feb 26, 2018 | Al Bawaba

    The Elaf Group, a SEDCO Holding Group company and a leading provider of travel, tourism and hospitality services, recently opened a new five-star city hotel in Jeddah. The soft opening of Elaf Galleria is part of the Group's strategic expansion plans aimed at further solidifying its leading presence in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia's flourishing tourism and hospitality sector.

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  9. Saudis Overjoyed with Official Cinema Opening in MarchRead the original story

    Feb 23, 2018 | Al Bawaba

    With the official opening of cinemas in Saudi Arabia set for March, cinema companies and movie-goers are embracing for an exciting new chapter in entertainment. The reversal of the ban, which lasted 35 years, is part of the country's 2030 Vision stamped by Saudi Crown Prince Mohammad Bin Salman to modernise and move the country forward.

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  10. Saudia Introduces New Domestic Travel PackagesRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 22, 2018 | Al Bawaba

    Saudi Arabian Airlines has introduced new domestic fare 'families' starting from February 20 this year for air travel on routes within the Kingdom. Introducing fare families for pricing is a common industry-wide practice, and SAUDIA is aligning its domestic fares with the already available international fare categories, for the purpose of giving travelers a range of options when choosing their travel plans.

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  11. Airfare fixed at $1,575 for hajj pilgrimsRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 22, 2018 | The Daily Star

    Based on the exchange rate of the US dollar during the hajj time, the fare on Dhaka-Jeddah and Madina- Dhaka routes will be fixed in taka, according to curcylar a press release issued by the Ministry of Civil Aviation and Tourism today.

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  12. Haj quota in India: Facts and figuresRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 21, 2018 | The Times of India

    According to a 2012 data available with the ministry of external affairs, 1,25,110 slots were allotted for people willing to perform Haj NEW DELHI: The Supreme Court will today hear the plea filed by Kerala Haj Committee challenging the Centre's guidelines in Haj pilgrim selection. The apex court had asked the Centre to file a reply as to what are the states and their quota status with respect to giving quota to Haj pilgrims.

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  13. More than 5,000 events are planned for Saudi Arabia in 2018.Read the original story w/Photo

    Feb 21, 2018 | Al Bawaba

    Saudi entertainment chiefs have lined up a calendar of more than 5,000 events for the rest of 2018 in an unprecedented year of cultural and leisure activities. The General Entertainment Authority's calendar for 2018, featuring a diverse lineup of live entertainment and events for families, young people and children, will be announced on February 22. The authority said it was committed to helping achieve Saudi Arabia's Vision 2030 goals through the significant contribution of the entertainment sector to the economy, and its positive impact on economic diversification and gross domestic product.

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  14. Huawei Offers SuperCharge Platforms for Smart Devices at Several Saudi AirportsRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 18, 2018 | Al Bawaba

    As part of its commitment to provide the best customer experience and care, Huawei Consumer Business Group has made SuperCharge platforms available at several airports of Saudi Arabia for travelers to charge their devices easily and be able to use them as they are waiting at the lounges. Therefore, Huawei offers charging platforms supported with SuperCharge technology, which is developed by Huawei, at King Khalid International Airport in Riyadh, Terminal 1, 2 and 3 as well as at King Abdul Aziz International Airport in Jeddah, Northern and Southern Terminals.

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  15. Emirates Taps on Comedian Badr Saleh for New Economy Class Campaign in Saudi ArabiaRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 18, 2018 | Al Bawaba

    Saleh was chosen for this campaign for his influence as one of the most well-known comedians in Saudi Arabia and the region. Emirates today launched its first bespoke campaign with a series of short videos specifically targeted to Saudi Arabia, cleverly interlacing comedy to address the pain points of travel and showcase Emirates' award-winning Economy class experience.

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  16. Al Ahli of Saudi Arabia edge past Iran's Tractor Sazi: ACL Matchday 1Read the original story w/Photo

    Feb 12, 2018 | Tehran Times

    Mohannad Aseri's header was the difference as Al Ahli Saudi FC sealed an important 1-0 away win against Tractor Sazi in their 2018 AFC Champions League Group A opener on Monday. The Saudis suffered an early blow after defender Mohammed Al Fatil was withdrawn seven minutes into the match with an injury to be replaced with Brazilian midfielder Claudemir.

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  17. Careem Signs up Nearly 1,000 Saudi Women DriversRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 12, 2018 | Al Bawaba

    An employee of Careem, a chauffeur driven car booking service, talks during a training session for new female drivers. The UAE's Careem, a ride hailing application, is set to sign up around 1,000 Saudi women drivers for its expansion plan in the Kingdom, according to its co-founder, Thomson Reuters' Zawya website reported.

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  18. Saudi Hospitality Market to Grow 13 Percent in Five Years: ReportRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 12, 2018 | Al Bawaba

    Reforms and investments are set to drive the hotel, travel and tourism sectors in Saudi Arabia over the next five years, according to a report by Arabian Travel Market. The report, issued ahead of Arabian Travel Market 2018, says that recent reforms in Saudi Arabia will drive growth in the hospitality market of 13.5% compound annual growth rate , higher than the established markets of the UAE and Oman .

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  19. Independent body for Haj pilgrims: HC asks Centre for viewRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 12, 2018 | The Times of India

    "The respondents need to examine and take a view thereafter expeditiously. The decision should be communicated to the petitioner ," the bench said.

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  20. Saudi women should not have to wear abaya robes, senior cleric saysRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 11, 2018 | USA Today

    Saudi Arabia's first motor show focused at women opened in the city of Jeddah after the kingdom grants women the right to drive. A senior religious cleric said women should not be forced to wear abayas - the full-length robe that women don in public to cloak their bodies.

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