US film diplomacy program lends support to Saudi Arabian movie industry

Author:  GHAZANFAR ALI KHAN Mon, 2018-03-19 21:48 ID:  1521474730687512800 RIYADH: The US Embassy and the American Film Showcase, which brings award-winning contemporary American documentaries, movies and know-how to audiences and filmmakers around the world, have teamed up with Riyadh-based Nebras Films to hold workshops, screenwriters’ pitch competitions, and group discussions

Saudi Arabia, Philippines reaffirm commitment to combat extremism, terrorism

Author:  Ellie Aben Mon, 2018-03-19 21:32 ID:  1521473844497383600 MANILA: Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte on Monday welcomed Saudi Interior Minister Prince Abdul Aziz bin Saud bin Naif at the presidential palace. Duterte’s spokesman Harry Roque described the meeting as “very warm and cordial,” with the president and minister reiterating both countries’

Prince Sultan welcomes International Aeronautical Federation’s choice of Saudi Aviation Club CEO as new vice president

Author:  ARAB NEWS Mon, 2018-03-19 03:00 ID:  1521407787940984800 RIYADH: Prince Sultan bin Salman, president of the Saudi Aviation Club (SAC), said the International Aeronautical Federation’s (FAI) choice of SAC chief executive Ayed Odeib Al-Qassimi as vice president of FAI for the MENA region represents a clear appreciation of the Kingdom’s

Saudi crown prince discusses anti-corruption crackdown, threats posed by Iran, and his vision for the Kingdom in first US TV interview

Author:  Arab News JEDDAH:  Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed has said the anti-corruption crackdown he initiated in the Kingdom was “extremely necessary” because roughly $20 billion of state funds was “disappearing” every year. In a wide-ranging interview aired by CBS television on “60 Minutes” on Sunday, the crown prince also spoke