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KAU is working to cater to the needs of private sector

In contrast to institutions of higher learning and research that are struggling to find funding to sustain and develop academic and research activities in many parts of the world, universities in Saudi Arabia receive excellent support, said an international expert on global ranking of universities.

Phil Baty, director of global rankings of THE (Times Higher Education), said King Abdulaziz University"...

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Saudi Arabia Launches Commercial Courts to Protect Foreign Investors
October 17, 2017

Saudi Arabia's Justice Minister and Chairman of the Supreme Judicial Council Dr. Walid Bin Muhammad Al-Sama’ani officially launched commercial courts on Sunday.

Commercial courts started operating from September 21 this year with the opening of three courts in Riyadh, Jeddah and Dammam.

Al-Sama’ani"...

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Wind turbines suspended high in the sky have potential as an alternative power source for Saudi Arabia
October 17, 2017

The notion of tethered wind turbines that generate electricity from abundant and reliable high-altitude winds seems futuristic. Now, KAUST research led by Georgiy Stenchikov has identified the most favorable areas for high-altitude wind-energy systems in the Middle East.

The results confirm that there is abundant ...

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Sudan: Ready to re-delineate maritime border with Saudi Arabia
October 17, 2017

Sudanese Deputy Prime Minister and the Minister of Information Ahmed Bilal Othman said his country is ready to re-delineate its maritime border with Saudi Arabia, Okaz newspaper reported.

During his meeting with a number of members of the Saudi Journalists’ Association in Riyadh, Othman said that the political climate between"...

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Riyada to develop Ramada hotel in Saudi Arabia
October 17, 2017

Wyndham Hotel Group, the hotel giant with an unmatched global presence of more than 8,100 hotels in 79 countries, has announced Riyada International Hotels & Resorts, master franchisor of the Ramada brand in the Saudi Arabia, and Concept Towers Real Estate Limited, have agreed to develop a brand-new Ramada hotel centrally located in Riyadh.

The 189-room Ramada Riyadh King Fahd Road will become"...

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Saudi Arabia Launches Commercial Courts to Protect Foreign Investors
October 17, 2017

Saudi Arabia's Justice Minister and Chairman of the Supreme Judicial Council Dr. Walid Bin Muhammad Al-Sama’ani officially launched commercial courts on Sunday.

Commercial courts started operating from September 21 this year with the opening of three courts in Riyadh, Jeddah and Dammam.

Al-Sama’ani"...

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Wind turbines suspended high in the sky have potential as an alternative power source for Saudi Arabia
October 17, 2017

The notion of tethered wind turbines that generate electricity from abundant and reliable high-altitude winds seems futuristic. Now, KAUST research led by Georgiy Stenchikov has identified the most favorable areas for high-altitude wind-energy systems in the Middle East.

The results confirm that there is abundant ...

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