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Hula Dance to Treat High Blood Pressure

Hula Dance to Treat High Blood Pressure

A blood-pressure-lowering program incorporating the cultural dance of hula has lowered blood pressure among native Hawaiians, more than standard diet and exercise programs. A former study conducted by a research team at the University of Hawaii showed that rates of heart disease and stroke are fo

Palestine Scores One of World's Highest Literacy Rates

Palestine Scores One of World's Highest Literacy Rates

On the occasion of International Literacy Day, the Palestinian Central Bureau of Statistics (PCBS) published a report saying Palestine has one of the world's highest literacy rates. Illiteracy rates among Palestinian population aged 15 years and above in Palestine fell in the period from 13.9% in

Saudi Arabian General Investment Authority Hosts British Universities, Signs Three MoUs

The Saudi Arabian General Investment Authority (SAGIA), in cooperation with the British SI-UK, hosted on Sunday the Saudi-British Higher education meeting. The forum saw the presence of more than 100 representatives of the government and private sectors from the Saudi and British sides. It aim

Disability-friendly Cities in Saudi Arabia by 2020

Disability-friendly Cities in Saudi Arabia by 2020

Saudi Arabia’s Eastern Province Mayor Fahad Al-Jubeir unveiled plans for fully transforming Dammam city to a disability-friendly city by 2020. He also reaffirmed efforts being exerted to make Khobar among the world’s top 100 cities.

Hunger for Concrete Destroys Mountains in Cyprus

Hunger for Concrete Destroys Mountains in Cyprus

From Cyprus to New Zealand, Lebanon and beyond, environmentalists worry about the proliferation of quarries in a world ever greedier for concrete. Concrete consumption has tripled over the past 20 year.

Smartphone Radiation Does not Cause Health Problems

Smartphone Radiation Does not Cause Health Problems

With 5G technology beginning to roll out across the world, fears that smartphone radiation could have negative health effects are beginning to flare up. A recent report raised further concerns by suggesting that some phones are leaking more radiation than expected.

Saudi Embassy in Jordan Takes Part in Launching the 5th Al-Balqa Arab Forum

Saudi Embassy in Jordan Takes Part in Launching the 5th Al-Balqa Arab Forum

Jordanian Minister of Culture and Youth Dr. Mohammad Abu Rumman inaugurated in Amman on Friday the 5th Al-Balqa Arab Forum for Fine Arts which witnessed the honoring of the late Saudi Artist Naseer Al-Samara. The artists Dr.

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