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Saudi city to host Arab world's first YouTube FanFest
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Saudi city to host Arab world's first YouTube FanFest

Monday, 27 February 2017 4:08 PM

YouTube FanFest Jeddah will have two shows - one dedicated to an female-only audience and the other will be for families and males

How a fantasy-world villain is helping to change Saudi Arabia
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How a fantasy-world villain is helping to change Saudi Arabia

Sunday, 26 February 2017 2:20 PM

Recent public entertainment, from comedy to jazz, is bringing a lighter side to the conservative kingdom.

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Video: Saudi Arabia hosts its first Comic Con

Monday, 20 February 2017 12:37 PM

The oil rich nation of Saudi Arabia hosted its first comic con to show off its other riches -- young people that love the arts.

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Thousands attend first-ever Saudi Comic Con in Jeddah

Sunday, 19 February 2017 1:13 PM

Saudi Comic Con (SCC) is the first event of its kind to be held in Jeddah and is backed by General Authority for Entertainment

ITP Media Group on track to sign social influencers with reach of 25m, says CEO Ali Akawi
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ITP Media Group on track to sign social influencers with reach of 25m, says CEO Ali Akawi

Sunday, 12 February 2017 12:55 PM

New CEO says company is poised for huge expansion in the industry

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How Saudi Arabia aims to dial up the fun
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How Saudi Arabia aims to dial up the fun

Saturday, 4 February 2017 1:22 AM

As Saudi Arabia moves towards opening cinemas and expanding its television offerings, the newly created General Authority for Entertainment must support content creation — and protection

Music makes a comeback in Saudi Arabia with first concert in seven years
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Music makes a comeback in Saudi Arabia with first concert in seven years

Wednesday, 1 February 2017 9:29 AM

Jeddah concert was staged by Rotana, a company owned mostly by Saudi billionaire Prince Alwaleed bin Talal

Rosneft purchase leads $82 billion spree by sovereign investors in 2016
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Rosneft purchase leads $82 billion spree by sovereign investors in 2016

Saturday, 7 January 2017 3:30 PM

In 2017, sovereign investors are set to look more at opportunities in e-commerce and financial technology, following Saudi Arabia and SoftBank Group's plans to create a technology investment fund to hunt out deals

Saudi newspaper retracts report on 49% Aramco stake sale
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Saudi newspaper retracts report on 49% Aramco stake sale

Sunday, 25 December 2016 2:18 PM

Arabic daily al-Eqtisadiah said report was "completely wrong and far from reality" and not based on a verified source

Saudi Arabia warns of penalties for social media 'rumourmongers'
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Saudi Arabia warns of penalties for social media 'rumourmongers'

Monday, 5 December 2016 3:34 PM

Penalties for media outlets include up to 10 years in prison and fines of more than $1.3 million

As it happened: Arabian Business Digital Forum
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As it happened: Arabian Business Digital Forum

Monday, 28 November 2016 9:03 AM

The Arabian Business Digital Forum brings together the region’s top industry influencers and leading entrepreneurs to discuss and debate the blueprint for a digital future.

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Brunei daily newspaper closes following criticism of Mekkah visa hike
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Brunei daily newspaper closes following criticism of Mekkah visa hike

Wednesday, 9 November 2016 12:47 PM

Newspaper issued an apology for the article on its website

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Saudi teen said to propose design for headscarf emoji
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Saudi teen said to propose design for headscarf emoji

Friday, 16 September 2016 12:13 AM

Rayouf Alhumedhi has sent a proposal to The Unicode Consortium, a non-profit corporation that reviews and develops new emojis

Image Nation to help build Saudi Arabia's TV and film industry
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Image Nation to help build Saudi Arabia's TV and film industry

Sunday, 14 August 2016 2:29 PM

CEO Michael Garin told Arabian Business that Abu Dhabi will bring training, production and development expertise to the kingdom

Digital dilemma: the future on advertising
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Digital dilemma: the future on advertising

Friday, 15 July 2016 12:36 AM

If you’re not advertising online these days, you’re not advertising. The internet has already caused an industry revolution, but there is plenty more to come


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