Culture

13 Traditional Saudi Arabian Dishes

If you make a trip to Saudi Arabia, you are bound to see a few familiar places, particularly when it comes to food.  They have ..

Al Janadriyah- The National Festival for Heritage and Culture

From here, the fragrance of originality exudes reaffirming and strengthening the total Arab Identity.  Al Janadriyah – The National Festival for Heritage and Culture – ..

When Arabia was green: lush grasslands helped early man make leap out of Africa

A prehistory professor has unearthed evidence that the Arabian Peninsula played a pivotal role in the evolution and migration of our species across the planet, ..

Broken Shell makes its way to Jeddah book fair

Many people are both skeptical and bewildered about their life’s journey, but in the middle of it, only a few decide that they should change ..

The Saudi Archaeological Masterpieces through the Ages

The “Saudi Archaeological Masterpieces through the Ages”, also called, the “Roads of Arabia Expo”, is considered as one of the most important Saudi exhibitions highlighting ..

Saudi Artist unveils masterpieces in unique comeback art exhibition at Hafez Gallery

As the art scene in the Kingdom continues to thrive, Saudi artists are carving a niche for themselves in the international world of art, mesmerizing ..

Dutch diplomat falls for Saudi Bedouin lifestyle, to him the desert is a land filled with poetry and literature

To many, the desert may seem to be a vast and barren land where nothing more than cacti and sand dunes dot the landscape. However, ..

Saudi Arabian artists confront Islamophobia on US road trip from Texas to California – video

As anti-Muslim feeling in the US is stoked by Donald Trump, a group of young Saudi Arabian artists travel from Texas to California, exhibiting their ..

The Saudi Culture: from Accessories to Poetry

The traditional heritage of Saudi Arabia is varying from handicrafts to costumes to ethnic dishes. Folklore is a key element in the enchanting tourism experience ..

Untrammeled beaches, ancient sites and unfiltered local culture are all on offer in Saudi Arabia. Just don’t expect an easy trip.

I reached the port of Jizan in southwestern Saudi Arabia just in time to catch the speedboat. After buying my ticket and having my passport ..

Western Media’s Miscount of Saudi Arabia’s Syrian Refugees

In the face of mounting criticism from human rights leaders like Malala Yousafzai, who have called Europe’s response to Syrian refugees “pitiful”, EU leaders have ..

The Rapper Kevin Gates on Instagram Talks About His Experience in Hajj

I swear this changed the way I look at life – #keepitgwitme #thatsalliaskofyou #AllahUAkbar A video posted by Kevin Gates (@iamkevingates) on Sep 8, 2016 ..

How Saudi Millennials are using social media to revive an ancient literary tradition

History is happening in Saudi Arabia right now — but I’m not referring to the feminist presence at the Rio Olympics. I’m talking about an ..

Bold Contemporary-Art Scene Emerges in Saudi Arabia

When a crane crashed into Mecca’s Grand Mosque in September, Ahmed Mater got on the first plane from Dubai back to Saudi Arabia. He went ..