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“Roads of Arabia” Exhibition in Beijing

“Roads of Arabia” Exhibition in Beijing

| January 15, 2017 | 0 Comments

Beijing: The “Roads of Arabia” exhibition opened at the National Museum in the Chinese capital Beijing, last fortnight. The exhibition, which is showing for the first time in an Asian country, is sponsored by Saudi Aramco, which also sponsored previous fairs held in Europe and America. The Saudi Commission for Tourism and National Heritage (SCTNH) […]

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Books on Women Empowerment in High Demand at Jeddah Fair

| January 15, 2017 | 0 Comments

Jeddah: With around 450 publishing houses from 21 countries and more than 1.5 million titles to choose from, books about women self-development and motivation were in high demand during the Second Jeddah International Book Fair. “My Self Suffice Me, My Way to Freedom” is a motivational learning book targeting Saudi and Arab women. It is […]

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Majority of Arab Youth Reject Radicalism

Majority of Arab Youth Reject Radicalism

| January 15, 2017 | 0 Comments

The new Arab Human Development report seeks to dispel misconceptions about young Arabs in the region. By Jad Chaaban Beirut: Arab youth are suffering from pervasive social exclusion, the highest unemployment levels in the world, and low female labour force participation, the Arab Human Development Report for 2016 has found. The annual report, entitled,” Youth […]

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Morocco Makes First Electric Pickup Truck

Morocco Makes First Electric Pickup Truck

| December 15, 2016 | 0 Comments

Marrakesh: The National Transportation and Logistic Company (SNTL) of Morocco revealed the world’s latest and newest innovation of the first electric pickup truck. The innovation, which is 100 percent electric, is also 100 percent” made in Morocco”, in terms of concept and assembly. The truck which took nine months to complete, was revealed at SNTL’s […]

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Workshop  for Teachers to Embrace Moderation

Workshop for Teachers to Embrace Moderation

| December 15, 2016 | 0 Comments

Rabat: A workshop on countering extremism and violence, held under the theme of “The Role of Religious Education in Promoting Peace and Fighting Violence”, called for enabling teachers and those working in religious schools to embrace openness, to humanitarian studies and moderation in religious sciences. It also stressed on the need to distance religious schools […]

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New Islamic Cultural Centre in Croatia

New Islamic Cultural Centre in Croatia

| December 15, 2016 | 0 Comments

Sisak City, Croatia: In a ceremony attended by about 2,000 Muslims, from Croatia and neighboring countries, including state and local officials, diplomats and other guests, the construction of the fourth Islamic Cultural Centre in Croatia began recently in Sisak city. The center, which is estimated to cost around 5.5 million Euros, will be built in […]

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Bahrain to Host World Islamic Banking Conference

Bahrain to Host World Islamic Banking Conference

| November 15, 2016 | 0 Comments

Manama: The upcoming 23rd edition of the World Islamic Banking Conference (WIBC) in Bahrain will see a global participation with leaders from different regions across the world. The conference to be held in strategic partnership with the Central Bank of Bahrain will take place in Manama, Bahrain, from December 5 to 6, and will feature […]

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Morocco to Give 600 Mosques a Green Makeover

| November 15, 2016 | 0 Comments

Six hundred “green mosques” are to be created in Morocco by March 2019 in a national consciousness-raising initiative that aims to speed the country’s journey to clean energy. If all goes to plan, the green revamp will see LED lighting, solar thermal water heaters and photovoltaic systems installed in 100 mosques by the end of […]

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International Media Award by OIC

International Media Award by OIC

| November 15, 2016 | 0 Comments

Jeddah: The Organization of Islamic Cooperation (OIC) plans to launch an International Media Award to reward the distinguished media outlets and media professionals in the area of promoting intercultural dialogue and tolerance. The OIC Council of Foreign Ministers (CFM) adopted, during its last meeting held in the Uzbek capital of Tashkent, a resolution recommending the […]

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World Halal Congress

World Halal Congress

| November 15, 2016 | 0 Comments

Opatija, Croatia: Opatija Town in Croatia will host the first major international halal congress in the country, (World Halal Day), which will bring together the world’s leading halal institutions, manufacturers, service providers, customers and vendors, academic and research community, embassies, government institutions, representatives of other local and international institutions. The aim of the congress, to […]

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