A General History InAbdul-Aziz ibn Sa'ud-the founder and first King of Saudi Arabia -took control of the Hijaz the Western Province of Saudi Arabiaending a long series of battles to consolidate and unite a vast but fragmented territory. Abdul-Aziz had his eyes on implementing a nation building process which would fit the needs and aspirations of the people while growing alongside their assessment of what would best serve the nation and its citizens. National unity was realized because Abdul-Aziz applied the doctrine of Islam to public policy, justice, and all other fields of life.
The historic announcement to lift the ban on cinemas in Saudi Arabia was celebrated by the public as they will no longer have to travel to Bahrain and the UAE to go to the movies.
The move will create competition between cinema chains in the Middle East to control the Saudi cinema market as the Odeon chain will face stiff competition from Dubai-based VOX Cinemas, the leading operator in the Gulf and Middle East with more than screens. Saudi Arabia has the greatest malls in the Middle East offering all forms of entertainment, and after the announcement mall operators across the Kingdom began to create space and convert empty units into theaters to be ready for use within the next six months.
Saudi Arabia used to have cinemas to accommodate the influx of European workers at Saudi Aramco. Thirty-five years ago, due to religious activism, this changed due to strict religious bans. The Saudi cinema market revealed that ticket prices are expected to start from SR Profits are expected to reach SR, annually.
Many filmmakers and social media figures, directors, producers and actors are enthusiastic over the opening up of the Kingdom. Many noted the importance of establishing institutions in the country to improve the skills of talented Saudi filmmakers, and how they could contribute and support the future of filmmaking and change stereotypical views about Saudi Arabia.providers and system designers in developing effective social media applications that meet the increasing challenges of a diversified society.
Keywords: Social Technologies, Everyday Life Information Seeking (ELIS), Saudi Culture, Saudi Female International Students (SFIS).
Religious Information Seeking on Social Media in Saudi Society. ABSTRACT. Reading and learning about religious information is a habit that Saudis practice to increase their understanding of Islamic rules.
It is common now for people to learn about religion from social media. religious individuals can harness online social networks in a way that upholds religious communities, although abuse of online social networks can also lead to the destruction of religious communities, both physical and digital.
Self-proclaimed Islamic scholars could use social media for their own personal gains such as to support and propagate sentiments, misinform, spread rumors, or start up conspiracies.
This could confuse social media users, especially the younger generation, whose main information source is social media. Religious information seeking on social media in Saudi society. Islam is the official religion in Saudi Arabia.
It plays a central role in people life. It has been said that Islam is more than a .
Investigating the Seeking Behavior for Religious Information in Social Media: /IJISSC Reading and learning about religious information is a habit that Saudis practice to increase their understanding of Islamic rules.