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Misk Art Week kicks off with Kingdom’s first-ever life painting classes

Arab News 08 Dec 2022
Huthaifa Hejazi is hosting Riyadh’s first gathering for ... Abeer Al-Zayed, an artist from Al-Baha, came to Riyadh to show her paintings featuring delicate and colorful portraits of anonymous women at the Art and Design Market, marking her fifth time taking part in a Misk event.
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Saudi Arabia pushes for reform, looks East for future prosperity

The Manila Times 08 Dec 2022
Riyadh, the capital of SaudiArabia, is now a green, vibrant, modern city with great pop star performances,fierce boxing matches, women driving cars, opening cinemas A growing numberof foreign tourists can be seen in many provinces, and the number and use ofthe religious police appears to have lessened over time.
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Pumping ‘new black gold’, Saudi DJs sense big opportunities

The Jordan Times 08 Dec 2022
RIYADH — Ravers sporting face paint and flashing LED sunglasses jump in time to the thudding beats of Dish Dash, a DJ act whose rise mirrors that of the Saudi music scene. The confetti-strewn dance hall in Riyadh is packed with young men and women, most in streetwear hoodies and jeans, a few in traditional white robes and abayas ... 'New boom' ... Image.
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Leading coaches hold tennis try-outs for Saudi women

Arab News 07 Dec 2022
Female students from Princess Nourah Bint Abdulrahman University (PNU) Riyadh participated in tennis coaching sessions with leading international coaches and former players as part of the Diriyah Tennis Cup program ... I am so passionate about getting more women and girls involved, so this is a lovely opportunity for me to come to Riyadh to do that.”.
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Saudi Arabia’s DJs are pumping ‘new black gold’

Taipei Times 07 Dec 2022
AFP, RIYADH ... The confetti-strewn dance hall in Riyadh is packed with young men and women, most in streetwear hoodies and jeans, a few in traditional white robes and abayas ... Abbas Ghazzawi, left, and Hassan Ghazzawi of Dish Dash perform during the Jax Arts Festival in Diriyah on the outskirts of Riyadh on Wednesday last week.
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Saudi's first-ever Yogasana Sports Championship in Jeddah a grand success; see photos

International Business Times 06 Dec 2022
Yoga awareness is rapidly growing across the world and there's a strong admiration for the practice in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia ... According to Arab News, there were 19 women graduates in Riyadh from different parts of the Kingdom and the number of graduates in Jeddah included 22 women ... "Yoga has become increasingly popular in Saudi Arabia ... .
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Riyadh Season to launch ‘Ana Arabia’ on Saturday

Arab News 05 Dec 2022
The exhibition “Ana Arabia” (Arabic for “I am an Arab Woman”), which highlights Arab women in design and fashion, will be launched on Saturday at Riyadh Front, one of the entertainment zones of Riyadh ...
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Riyadh Season to launch 'Ana Arabia' on Saturday

Marietta Daily Journal 05 Dec 2022
Dec. 5—RIYADH — The exhibition "Ana Arabia" (Arabic for "I am an Arab Woman"), which highlights Arab women in design and fashion, will be launched on Saturday at Riyadh Front, one of the entertainment zones of Riyadh Season. The exhibition ... .
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Yogasana Sports Championship concludes in Jeddah

Arab News 05 Dec 2022
JEDDAH ... The number of graduates in Riyadh included 19 women from several different regions in the Kingdom, while the number of graduates in Jeddah included 22 women ... Yoga instructor Noura Nour, whose team traveled from Riyadh to participate in the championship, told Arab News that she is happy to see such an event held in Saudi Arabia ... ....
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Standard Chartered launches tech program for women-led startups in Saudi Arabia  

Arab News 30 Nov 2022
RIYADH. Women-led tech startups working in Saudi Arabia stand a chance to receive $50,000 in funding support if they take part in a tech program launched by Standard Chartered and Falak Investment Hub ... “We are proud to collaborate with Falak Investment Hub and bring our ‘Women in Tech’ program to the Kingdom.
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WTTC reveals women speakers at global summit in Riyadh

Gulf Daily News 27 Nov 2022
Women dominate tourism employment worldwide and the presence of such inspirational leaders in Riyadh will stimulate debate on the need for them to play a greater role in decision making and leadership in the travel and tourism sector ... Among the many women leaders present at the Summit are Former British Prime Minister Theresa May.
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Secret Traveller by Jamal Shaikh: Bottled-up emotions

Hindustan Times 25 Nov 2022
In 2018, a close female friend from the US, our designated driver for road trips in America, sent me an emotional video of herself driving her car outside her home in Riyadh. Women had not been allowed to drive in Saudi until then, and her moist eyes made me realise what a big deal it was ... I also learnt that Riyadh is an expensive city to be in.
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Two expat women arrested in Riyadh for performing illegal abortions

Gulf Daily News 24 Nov 2022
Security authorities in Riyadh have arrested two expatriate women for conducting illegal abortions in a rented ...

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