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TAQA Q1 net income $571m

Net income fell $2.58bn due to one-off items recognized in 2023.

QatarEnergy buys stake in Egypt blocks

It did not disclose the cost of the agreement.

TSMC’s April revenue up 60%

It capitalized on huge wave of demand for chips used in AI hardware.

Etihad reports record Q1 profit

Total revenue increased by $269 million in the same period.

Aramco Q1 profit down 14.5%

Despite lower profit, it will pay $31bn in dividends to Saudi government.

SeaWorld Yas Island, Abu Dhabi wins Guinness World Records

ABU DHABI, UAE – SeaWorld Yas Island - the region’s first Marine Life Theme Park here -, has won a...
  • SeaWorld Yas Island has won the Guinness World Records for being the “Largest Indoor Marine-Life Theme Park” in the world.
  • The certificate was presented to Mohamed Abdalla Al Zaabi, Group CEO of Miral, and the SeaWorld Abu Dhabi leadership.

Saudi RCU begins rock excavation for Sharaan Resort in AlUla

ALULA, SAUDI ARABIA – The Royal Commission for AlUla (RCU) has marked a significant milestone in the development of the...
  • The initial excavation symbolizes the start of a mission that combines Jean Nouvel’s architectural innovation with Bouygues' engineering expertise.
  • This milestone is an important step forward in AlUla's evolution into a premier destination for sustainable luxury tourism.

Hotel Dar Tantora is inspired by Saudi’s AlUla ancient mudbrick buildings

ALULA, SAUDI ARABIA – Situated in the heart of Old Town here, Dar Tantora Hotel offers guests a chance to...
  • AlUla’s Old Town, with its origins going back over 700 years, prospered along the renowned incense trade route.
  • With over 900 traditional mudbrick homes, the Old Town stands as a testament to the Kingdom’s enduring cultural heritage.

World’s only Dragon Ball theme park launched in Saudi Arabia’s Qiddiya City

RIYADH, SAUDI ARABIA – The Board of Directors of the Qiddiya Investment Company (QIC) revealed on Sunday the launch of...
  • Nestled within Qiddiya City, just 40 minutes from Riyadh, this never-seen-before anime theme park is set to become a spectacle.
  • Inspired by the seven legendary Dragon Balls, visitors can navigate seven distinctively themed zones within the park.

‘Cultural initiatives key to nation’s advancement’

"Poetry holds a distinguished position among literary arts, especially within the Arabic language. As the foundational literary form in Arabic,...
  • UAE’s Minister of Culture highlights the significance of cultural endeavors and poetry in social and individual advancement.
  • World Poetry Day celebration emphasizes the foundational role of poetry in Arabic heritage and language, adds Sheikh Salem.

MIA Art Collection boosts gender equality in art

The MIA Art Collection aims to bridge the gap between the art scene and the business sector, empowering women artists,...
  • The MIA Art Collection aims to bridge the gap between the art scene and the business sector, empowering women artists, its founder Alejandra Castro Rioseco tells TRENDS.
  • Despite focusing on traditional art forms like "Lavinia" exhibition, the initiative is open to promote digital and performance art to support female artists' visibility, she adds.

Technology transforms Ramadan traditions across GCC

During Ramadan, GCC residents are using digital tools that are enhancing the observance of this sacred month, offering new ways...
  • During Ramadan, GCC residents are using digital tools that are enhancing the observance of this sacred month, offering new ways to connect, learn, and shop.
  • Rising online activities increase cybersecurity risks, urging vigilance. An evolving digital landscape offers challenges and opportunities for retail and community.

Women key focus of Dubai’s MIA ART Collection gala

The annual MIA Gala and Awards Ceremony, held on International Women's Day, celebrates and recognizes the contributions of women artists.
  • The annual MIA Gala and Awards Ceremony, held on International Women's Day, celebrates and recognizes the contributions of women artists.
  • Alejandra Castro Rioseco emphasizes the importance of perseverance and internationalization for Arab women pursuing careers in the art industry.

Riyadh set to debut historic Saudi opera ‘Zarqa Al-Yamama’ on April 25

Riyadh, Saudi Arabia - The capital city of Riyadh is abuzz with excitement as preparations are underway for the premiere...
  • The opera is poised to make history as the first grand opera produced in the Kingdom and the largest Arabic grand opera ever staged
  • The opera revolves around the legendary figure of Zarqa al-Yamama, a woman from the Geddes tribe known for her foresight and sharp intuition

UAE becomes global hub for international education

International education is evolving in the Gulf region amid unique challenges and strengths, Rania Hussein, Deputy Head at the Swiss...
  • Global education is evolving in the Gulf region amid unique challenges and strengths, Rania Hussein, Deputy Head at the Swiss International School Dubai, tells TRENDS.
  • Government policies ensure educational excellence through strict quality assurance, while aligning learning with future work landscapes, adds Rania during the interview.

Palestinian prisoner in Israel wins top fiction prize

Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates - Palestinian writer Basim Khandaqji, jailed 20 years ago in Israel, won a prestigious prize for...

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Hotel Dar Tantora is inspired by Saudi’s AlUla ancient mudbrick buildings

ALULA, SAUDI ARABIA – Situated in the heart of Old Town here, Dar Tantora Hotel offers guests a chance to...

World’s only Dragon Ball theme park launched in Saudi Arabia’s Qiddiya City

RIYADH, SAUDI ARABIA – The Board of Directors of the Qiddiya Investment Company (QIC) revealed on Sunday the launch of...

‘Cultural initiatives key to nation’s advancement’

"Poetry holds a distinguished position among literary arts, especially within the Arabic language. As the foundational literary form in Arabic,...

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Technology transforms Ramadan traditions across GCC

During Ramadan, GCC residents are using digital tools that are enhancing the observance of this sacred month, offering new ways...
  • During Ramadan, GCC residents are using digital tools that are enhancing the observance of this sacred month, offering new ways to connect, learn, and shop.
  • Rising online activities increase cybersecurity risks, urging vigilance. An evolving digital landscape offers challenges and opportunities for retail and community.

Women key focus of Dubai’s MIA ART Collection gala

The annual MIA Gala and Awards Ceremony, held on International Women's Day, celebrates and recognizes the contributions of women artists.
  • The annual MIA Gala and Awards Ceremony, held on International Women's Day, celebrates and recognizes the contributions of women artists.
  • Alejandra Castro Rioseco emphasizes the importance of perseverance and internationalization for Arab women pursuing careers in the art industry.

Riyadh set to debut historic Saudi opera ‘Zarqa Al-Yamama’ on April 25

Riyadh, Saudi Arabia - The capital city of Riyadh is abuzz with excitement as preparations are underway for the premiere...
  • The opera is poised to make history as the first grand opera produced in the Kingdom and the largest Arabic grand opera ever staged
  • The opera revolves around the legendary figure of Zarqa al-Yamama, a woman from the Geddes tribe known for her foresight and sharp intuition