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Is Climate a Concern for GCC?

Is Climate a Concern for GCC?

If you are wondering - as I do sometimes - about the impact of climate change on the economies of the 6 Gulf Cooperation Countries (GCC) and whether or not it is/will result in change their political and economic policies to a greener future, watch this video and/or...

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The First Female Saudi Judge

The First Female Saudi Judge

It has just been announced that Dr. Arwa Al Jalal has been appointed a judge of the Saudi Arabian Competition Court which deals with monopolies and other anti-competitive practices. This is an amazing development where the first female lawyers received their licenses only seven years ago.

Dr. Al Jalal is an assistant professor at King Saud University in Riyadh, where she specializes in commercial and insurance law. The Committee for the Determination of Violations of the Competition Regulation is a powerful judicial body that can stop mergers and impose heavy penalties on businesses that hinder free competition.

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Saudi Digital Market has Unseen Potential Ready for Investment Cofounders — Bundakji

Saudi Digital Market has Unseen Potential Ready for Investment Cofounders — Bundakji

Branding for individuals or personal branding is such an interesting topic in Saudi Arabia. I first met Khyra when I needed help for setting-up my Twitter account in 2010.Then with her help and support I dared to establish my blog. She told me me that she dared her career because of her first project with me that gave her a push to begin her career.

Today Khayra left a print in the technology world of Saudi Arabia. Let’s read what this world is about, her experience and her future plans.

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Saudi Digital Market has Unseen Potential Ready for Investment Cofounders — Bundakji

Saudi Digital Market has Unseen Potential Ready for Investment Cofounders — Bundakji

Branding for individuals or personal branding is such an interesting topic in Saudi Arabia. I first met Khyra when I needed help for setting-up my Twitter account in 2010.Then with her help and support I dared to establish my blog. She told me me that she dared her career because of her first project with me that gave her a push to begin her career.

Today Khayra left a print in the technology world of Saudi Arabia. Let’s read what this world is about, her experience and her future plans.

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Mosques Open for Prayers, Umrah and Hajj Remain Uncertain

Mosques Open for Prayers, Umrah and Hajj Remain Uncertain

While Hajj and Umrah remain uncertain, Saudi Arabia allowed mosques to open for Friday and daily prayers. Read here: https://www.arabnews.com/node/1680266/saudi-arabia.

The Prophet Mosque in Madinah will operate with 40% its capacity with restrictions being lifted in stages while Makkah remains in full lockdown. The Umrah and Hajj pilgrimages, which attract millions of worshipers yearly, remain suspended until further notice. What does this mean for Saudi Arabia?

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The Corona Crisis in the Gulf

The Corona Crisis in the Gulf

This is the Grand Mosque of Makkah without people after Saudi authorities banned public attendance. It is a heartbreaking scene for anyone who has been there.

This is the second time in Saudi Arabian history that worshippers are not allowed into the Grand Mosque (the first was the Makkah siege in 1979), and that it is empty illustrates the risk of the Coronavirus spreading.

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