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Saudi Arabia Contributes $100 million dollars for Global Coalition to Defeat ISIS
August 18, 2018

The Kingdom of Saudi Arabia, in its continued commitment to serve as stabilizing force in the region, has contributed $100 million dollars for Global Coalition to Defeat ISIS-supported stabilization projects in areas liberated from ISIS in northeast Syria. This is the largest Coalition contribution to date for these liberated areas, and follows the pledge made by Foreign Minister Adel Al Jubeir during the July 12, 2018 Global Coalition Ministerial Conference in Brussels,"...

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Saudi Arabia allocates $100 million to restore areas in Syria
August 18, 2018

Saudi Arabia has allocated $100 million to restore the areas liberated from ISIS in northeast Syria, the Wall Street Journal reported referring to the statement of Saudi embassy in Washington. According to the statement, this is the largest contribution to the financing of projects of the global coalition to defeat ISIS, which is aimed at restoring Raqqa and other areas in the northeast of Syria. Saudi Arabia's Minister Adel al-Jubeir announced this at a ministerial conference of member countries of the global coalition to defeat ISIS, which was held on July 12 in Brussels. The funds will be used to restore residential areas, health and education facilities, agriculture, electricity and water supply, roads. This should facilitate the return of Syrian refugees and prevent a revival of the ISIS, the......

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HRW calls for halting arms sales to Saudi Arabia
August 18, 2018

The massacre resulted from a Saudi-led coalition airstrike in the Yemeni city of Saada, which left dozens of civilians and children killed, must be “a watershed in the history of this law-violating war”, Human Rights Watch (HRW) said yesterday.

On 9 August, around 43 civilians were killed in a Saudi coalition air raid which hit a bus while it was passing through Saada’s Houthi-controlled"...

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Saudi Arabia picks IT firm SITA to transform airport services
August 18, 2018

Saudi Arabia’s General Authority of Civil Aviation (GACA) has selected global IT provider SITA to support the modernisation of the country’s biggest airports.

The company will implement a sweeping transformation of airport and communication technology across 26 airports, GACA said in a statement.

It added"...

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Indonesian Missions commemorate 73rd Independence Anniversary
August 18, 2018

Indonesia compatriots gathered early morning on Firday at the front yard of the Indonesian Embassy in Riyadh and the Nusantara Hall of the Consul General’s residence in Jeddah to take part in a flag-raising ceremony in commemoration of the 73rd Anniversary of Indonesia’s Independence.

In Jeddah, the proceedings started with hoisting the Indonesia’s red and white national flag"...

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Saudi Aramco committed to meeting future oil demand- energy minister
August 18, 2018

Saudi state oil giant Saudi Aramco remains committed to meeting future oil demand through continued investments, the kingdom's Energy Minister Khalid Al Falih said in a company report on Friday.

Aramco, which is slated for a public share sale, 'continued to prepare itself for the listing of its shares,"...

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Saudi Arabia says it's given $100 million to northeast Syria
August 18, 2018

Saudi Arabia said early on Friday that it has contributed $100 million to northeast Syria for 'stabilization projects' in areas once held by the Islamic State group and now controlled by U.S.-backed forces.

The Saudi move was blasted by the Syrian government which called it 'disgraceful,' adding that its aim is to prevent the Syrian army from defeating insurgents in the country.

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Center to measure Hajj pilgrims’ satisfaction with government services
August 18, 2018

The National Center for Performance Measurement (Adaa) has activated one of its beneficiaries’ measurement tools to assess pilgrims’ satisfaction with government services during the Hajj season.
This measurement is in line with the Kingdom’s efforts to serve pilgrims and facilitate pilgrimage performance, and aims to improve services.
It also aims to support the improvement of government services by measuring service quality and beneficiaries’"...

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More than 7,400 employees to provide telecom services during Hajj
August 18, 2018

The total number of employees providing ICT services for this year’s Hajj was 7,411, according to the General Authority for Statistics (GASTAT) data.
The 24/7 services are supervised by the Communications and Information Technology Commission in accordance with authorized service providers.
The number of branch offices of telecom services reached 69 offices in Makkah this year, and the total number of 2G, 3G and 4G cell towers was 15,972, to ensure"...

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Rimini Street Receives Asia-Pacific Stevie Award for Customer Service Innovation
August 18, 2018

Rimini Street, Inc. (Nasdaq: RMNI), a global provider of enterprise software products and services, and the leading third-party support provider for Oracle and SAP software products, today announced it has been honored with a Stevie® Award in the Innovation in Customer Service Management, Planning & Practice category for its ultra-responsive, premium level service in the Asia-Pacific region. This honor marks the Company’s 12th Stevie Award win this year, and the second consecutive year the Company has been recognized by the Asia-Pacific Stevie Awards. Rimini Street recently earned Stevie Awards in several categories, including Company of the Year from the 2018 American Business Awards® and Customer Service Department of the Year from the 2018 Stevie Awards for Sales & Customer Service. Delivering Best-in-Class Software Support Services Worldwide Recognition from the Asia-Pacific Stevie Awards further underscores Rimini Street’s dedication......

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