Fall 2021 School Semester remains virtual for students 11 and under

Mixed hopes on schools reopening in fall I'd say the number one question on everyone's mind, who is a parent with young kids living in Saudi, ... Will the Ministry of Education approve kids going back to in classroom learning this fall 2021? Many of the families we know have worried over what to do …

What do Saudi’s eat to celebrate Ramadan, and how has Covid changed some aspects?

Today there was a nice article written up in Arab News about Ramadan traditions in Saudi Arabia. There is a lot of diversity to the foods that you will find at homes, depending on where you live. Each region has it's own specialties, but all will break the fast by eating dates, as is common …

Covid-19 Vaccinations: May 15th deadline for workers in Saudi, Football fans with “immune” status can attend live

New news about Covid-19 vaccinations. Those who work in the service industry such as salons and barbershops, and with food, such as restaurants and cafes within Saudi Arabia, will need to have a vaccine dose before May 15th, or have a negative PCR test result in 7 day increments from then on. Also being vaccinated …

Pharaohs’ Curse still around?–Moving the Mummies, Egypt in the news

The big news in the Middle East this weekend, is the moving of the royal Egyptian mummies to their new resting place in Cairo's National Museum of Egyptian Civilization! This new museum has taken some years to finish and finally now, will contain all the national treasures of ancient Egyptian civilization. I had been to …