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1 day ago

Business
Saudi Arabia creating $2.7B entertainment investment company

Saudi Arabia’s sovereign wealth fund is creating an entertainment investment company as the deeply conservative kingdom loosens the reins on fun. The kingdom’s Public Investment Fund announced Wednesday it will develop the new company with an initial capitalization of 10 ... Read More

20 hours ago

Science
French woman starts initiative to protect Luxor's Nile from contamination

A young French woman living in Luxor is beginning a clean water campaign initiative, along with her friends, to prevent solid waste in Egypt’s Nile. “My love for Egypt and its Pharonic civilization prompted me to leave France and come live ... Read More

24 hours ago

Culture
The Saudi artists imagining Western pop icons in Bedouin style

Clad in Bedouin attire from head to toe, “Sheikh” William of Arabia is smiling, seemingly content with having swapped Kensington Palace for a humble tent and camels. American singing sensation Beyoncé, meanwhile, covered in a black veil, serves Arabic coffee, ... Read More

23 hours ago

Life & Style
Above the oil: Inside a gated US compound in Saudi Arabia

Women behind the wheel of a car, residents drinking alcohol and baseball as a regular pastime: It doesn’t sound like the Saudi Arabia of the world’s imagination. But the Aramco compound — a gated residential community built close to the ... Read More