Callum Smith claims world boxing title in Jeddah

Saudi Arabia hosts first professional boxing championship   RIYADH, September 29 (CIC) – Saudi Arabia made history on Friday night by hosting its first professional boxing match.  The nail-biting event ended in the World Boxing Super Series super-middleweight newcomer Callum Smith emerge victorious against WBA world super-middleweight champion George Groves with a spectacular seventh-round knockout.…

In Another First for Saudi Arabia, Jeddah to Host World Boxing Super Series Middleweight Final on Friday

RIYADH, September 28 (CIC) – The eyes of the international boxing world will turn to Jeddah, Saudi Arabia on Friday night when George Groves defends his World Boxing Super Series super-middleweight title against challenger Callum Smith, who is participating in his first title fight ever. The pugilists will meet in the ring at Al-Jawhara Stadium…

Public Investment Fund Unveils Amaala, a New Global Leading Destination for Wellness Tourism

Riyadh, September 26, 2018: The Public Investment Fund (PIF) of Saudi Arabia, announced the launch of Amaala, which will become an uber-luxury destination on the north western coast of Saudi Arabia. It aims to create an all-new concept for ultra-luxury tourism focusing on wellness, healthy living, and meditation. The new destination is a natural extension…

Cirque du Soleil Dazzles Audience in Riyadh in Saudi Debut on 88thNational Day

Performance by the world-renowned acrobatic show is one of the largest ever by the troupe Kingdom marks its 88th National Day on September 23 with an array of public celebrations and spectacular events, including a spectacular fireworks display and a first-of-its-kind concert by the legendary French electronic musician, Jean-Michel Jarre   RIYADH, Sept 24, 2018…

Coalition says Opening Safe Routes from Hodeidah is an Urgent Priority

RIYADH, September 24 – The Coalition to Restore Legitimacy in Yemen on Monday announced a plan to open safe routes between Hodeidah and Sanaa, acting both as safe passages for civilian movement and safe routes for transporting humanitarian aid. The plan is intended to alleviate the suffering of 600,000 people living under the Iranian-backed Houthi administration, who are…

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UN Humanitarian Coordinator for Yemen and Saudi-Led Coalition Discuss Humanitarian Corridors, Deconfliction Mechanisms and Cholera Prevention

  UN Humanitarian Coordinator Lisa Grande refers to “regular discussions about parameters of humanitarian operations”   Gives thanks to all parties who have contributed to the Yemen Humanitarian Response Plan   400,000 Yemenis vaccinated in preparation for expected third wave of cholera   RIYADH, Sept 20, 2018  (CIC) –  The UN Humanitarian Coordinator for Yemen,…