The Saudi Public Investment Fund’s recent moves in golf and football showcase Saudi Arabia’s increasing interest in turning sports into a cornerstone of the kingdom’s transformation agenda.
The Bahrain Futsal Academy, co-founded by Ebrahim Khalil Al Mohammed, rallied its community around a first-of-its-kind youth Ramadan futsal tournament – and it’s only just getting started.
Kuwaiti cyclist Abdulrahman Alkhamees hopes to make Arab countries the world’s newest cycling destinations while encouraging audiences to learn about local riders.
Actions of fans at the World Cup have brought world attention to the issue of Palestine, a result both of activism in Qatar in the run-up to the tournament and a lack of popular enthusiasm in the region to normalizing relations with Israel.
For many of Qatar’s neighbors, the World Cup has been an economic boon, potentially paving the way for future cooperation.
Easing away from its embrace of controversial regional political positions, Qatar refreshes its regional and international branding with soft power tourism, sports, and labor reforms.
As Qatar gears up to host the FIFA World Cup in November, Qatar Museums is ensuring that visitors get a taste of the country’s cultural scene through new public art installations.
Mohammed Saadon Al Kuwari explains how a simple racket sport became a local favorite across Gulf countries.
Ramadan has always been an opportunity to introduce new ideas to nudge viewers’ reactions; this year’s series are generating much-needed discussion on women’s issues.
Beneath Saudi officials’ tough talk on the Regional Headquarters Program lies a strong desire for constructive engagement with top global firms and attracting greater inflows of foreign investment.Learn More
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