Amazon Launches

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Customers in Saudi Arabia can now shop in Arabic and English for millions of local and international products, at great prices, across 34 categories including electronics, apparel, home and kitchen, and grocery.

Amazon operates three fulfillment centers and 11 delivery stations with a workforce of more than 1,400 across Saudi Arabia.

Amazon today announced the launch of, a dedicated store for customers in Saudi Arabia that features millions of products from both local and international businesses, including products from Amazon US. Customers shopping on will enjoy great prices and fast delivery across 34 categories, including electronics, apparel, home and kitchen, and grocery.

Amazon acquired in 2017 and is now automatically redirecting customers to the newly rolled-out store. All existing customer credentials, wish lists, orders, delivery addresses, payment methods, and customer support queries have been converted to new accounts.

Built upon Amazon’s existing investments in, customers in Saudi Arabia are now able to shop on in Arabic and English by using the Amazon shopping app or by visiting Both the app and the website will offer a rich Arabic browsing experience, accurate search results, trusted product reviews, personalized recommendations, and simple order management, all backed by Arabic language customer support.

Ronaldo Mouchawar, Vice President of Amazon MENA and Co-Founder of, says: “Today marks a key milestone in Amazon’s promise to customers and businesses across the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia. With, we want to provide what customers have been asking us for: the ability to shop a broader selection of both local products and international goods from Amazon. Partnering closely with our local and global sellers, we will continue to delight customers in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia by growing our product range while ensuring great prices, fast delivery, and a convenient and trusted shopping experience.”

Customers shopping on will enjoy free next day delivery on orders above SAR 200, as well as the option of paid same-day delivery to select areas in Saudi Arabia. Amazon’s global expertise in logistics will provide accurate delivery and shipment tracking, and Amazon will continue to invest in ways to further improve the delivery experience.

Shoppers can search for their favorite products and pay in SAR using local and international debit and credit cards, including cards issued by Mada, Visa, and Mastercard, in addition to the option of cash on delivery (COD) and installments from select Saudi banks.

Ziyad bin Bandar Al-Yousef Saudi Payments’ Managing Director, says: “This new partnership with Amazon will only serve to strengthen the Kingdom’s digital transformation in the payments sector. Amazon is one of the largest e-commerce companies and the partnership will encourage Saudi consumers to continue the move towards digital payments.”amazon-sa_launches-1-copy

Amazon in Saudi Arabia

Amazon is building a local logistics and operations network spanning the Kingdom, and already operates three fulfillment centers and 11 delivery stations across Saudi Arabia, from Arar to Jazan, Mecca to Dammam and a new fulfillment center in Jeddah, with a workforce of more than 1,400.

Dr. Rafid bin Amin Fatani, Amazon’s Head of Public Policy in Africa and the Middle East, said: “The launch reaffirms our commitment to customers in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia. As we launch today, thousands of Saudi businesses use to reach their customers and we look forward to growing this number further in the coming years.”

Dr. Fatani continues: “I am particularly proud that Saudi women make up approximately 40% of the workforce at our newest 226,000 square-foot Jeddah facility. We will continue innovating for customers in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia and supporting local businesses as we bring them closer to their customers through our advanced logistics networks.”

Saudi Post Continues to Provide Logistics Services to

Amazon has been working with the Saudi Post since 2019 to enhance its last-mile capabilities. As becomes, Saudi Post will continue to be a strategic delivery partner for the company in the coming period.

His Excellency Eng. Anef Abanomi, President of the Saudi Post Corporation, commented: “We have been working with Amazon since 2019 to deliver packages to customers across the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia. As rebrands to, we are looking forward to supporting even more customer deliveries in Saudi Arabia through this next chapter in our collaboration with Amazon, continuing our strategic transformation.” offers growth opportunities for Saudi businesses – big and small

Saudi businesses of all sizes can now begin selling their products on with access to easy listing tools, payment processing, promotional features to help them get discovered by customers, and simplified logistics solutions with Fulfillment by Amazon (FBA). In 2019, nearly 225,000 small and medium-sized businesses surpassed $100,000 in sales in Amazon’s stores worldwide. Saudi companies interested in selling on can find more information on

All aspiring entrepreneurs, regardless of their experience or business know-how, have access to the Amazon resources, products, and tools that they need to help grow a business.

Abdulaziz Tamimi, CEO Tamimi Markets commented “Tamimi Markets is excited to be on as of the first date of its launch.” He continued “We are happy to bring our customers in Saudi Arabia close to a wide variety of local and international products.”

Safeguarding our workforce and communities during COVID-19

Since the beginning of the COVID-19 outbreak, Amazon has been closely following the safety measures set out by the World Health Organization (WHO) and Saudi Arabia’s Ministry of Health. Focusing on ensuring the highest safety and hygiene standards across all its facilities and delivery network, Amazon has implemented more than 150 proactive safety measures including increased cleaning, providing masks, gloves, and temperature checks for our workforce, as well as implementing physical distancing practices.

As communities in Saudi Arabia and around the world integrate physical distancing into different aspects of their daily lives, Amazon recognizes the unique and growing role it is playing to ensure people’s needs are fulfilled while they stay safe at home.

“In the past few months, many customers have turned to online shopping to find their everyday needs. We are committed to doing everything we can to support our customers, and to keep our employees and customers safe. We are using our ability to innovate quickly to support people’s needs, while investing to unlock growth opportunities for local businesses,” Mouchawar added.

To experience today, please visit the website on your desktop or mobile browser or download the Amazon app. If you already have the Amazon app, please select ‘Saudi Arabia’ from the settings.


Ahmed Zaki Special on OSN this June


June brings you a selection of 30 Movies for 30 days starring the Emperor Ahmed Zaki.

OSN, the region’s leading entertainment network, will be launching a stunt on OSN Yahala Cinema for the Emperor Ahmed Zaki featuring 30 of his best movies throughout the month of June, daily at 19:00 KSA/ 20:00 UAE.alraeiwelnisa-copy

Egyptian film actor Ahmed Zaki is considered one of the greatest actors of his generation, characterised by his talent and skill as well as his on-screen intensity. He is widely recognised as one of the greatest and most talented stars in the history of the Arabic cinema. Zaki was also seen as an icon and advocate for the Egyptian youth during his early days.

Some of Ahmed Zaki’s brilliant performances are in movies such as Al Raqissa Wal Tabbal, Al Horoub, and Naser 56, where he played the role of Egyptian president Gamal Abdel Naser and made the movie a landmark in film history, all of which will all be aired on OSN.

All the movies will also be available on OSN Streaming.

Full line up of Ahmed Zaki’s movies on OSN:

Date  Title
01-Jun Mister Karate
02-Jun Naser 56
03-Jun Edhak El Soura Titlaa Helwa
04-Jun Zawgat Ragol Mohem
05-Jun Ayyam El Sadat
06-Jun Ahlam Hend W Kamlya
07-Jun Al Hob Fawk Hadabat Al Haram
08-Jun Maali El Wazeer
09-Jun Al Modmen
10-Jun Al horoub
11-Jun Imr’aa Wahda La Takfi
12-Jun Arbet fi muhimat rasmia
13-Jun EL Beida Wel Hagar
14-Jun EL Ra’ay wel Nas’a-
15-Jun Abou Dahab
16-Jun Ded El Hokumah
17-Jun Shadi Al Sammak
18-Jun Ta’ar ala Tarek
19-Jun Hassan Ellol
20-Jun Estkaouza
21-Jun Oyun la Tanam
22-Jun El-Beih El-Bawwab
23-Jun Al Ihtiat Wajib
24-Jun Nazwa
25-Jun Al Bedaya
26-Jun El Berens
27-Jun Al Raqissa w Al Tabbal
28-Jun Al nemr Al Aswad
29-Jun El Laila El Mawaoda
30-Jun Sawak el Hanem


Much-Awaited Season 2 of the Golden Globe Winning Arab-American Series, RAMY Launches on OSN May 29th


The Golden Globe® Award-winning actor Ramy Youssef returns for a second season to OSN Streaming, the region’s leading streaming platform, for his critically acclaimed performance in the Hulu Original comedy series RAMY. All episodes will be available starting May 29th, exclusively on OSN Streaming, at the same time as the US.

The 10-episode series follows first-generation, Egyptian-American Ramy Hassan, who is on a spiritual journey in his politically divided New Jersey neighbourhood. The series brings a new perspective to the screen as it explores the challenges of what it’s like to be caught between a religious community who believes life is a moral test, and a millennial generation that doubts an afterlife even exists. In the second season, Ramy delves further into his spiritual journey, finding a new Muslim community and embracing a deeper commitment to his faith.ramy-2-copy

The series features the Golden Globe Award winner for Best Actor in a television comedy, Ramy Youssef; and Academy Award winner, Mahershala Ali. Shadi Al Fons, Mohammed Amer, Hiam Abbass, Amr Waked, May Calamawy, Rosaline Elbay, Dave Merheje, Laith Nakli and Steve Way also appear in the series.

Roula Karam, VP of Acquisition & Head of Arabic Programming commented, “We’re thrilled about the upcoming launch of the second season of Ramy on OSN following the great reception from our audience during the show’s first season. Bringing world-class, award-winning shows such as Ramy on our platform truly reinforces the mission of providing curated content that we know millennials in our region relate to and love.”


Stay Tuned for 10 new releases on OSN Living and OSN Mezze this May


OSN, the region’s leading entertainment network, has everyone covered with a roster of 10 all-new shows and seasons that audiences love on its specialty channels OSN Living and OSN Mezze.

Audiences can expect the month of May to be filled with some exciting cooking competitions and mouth-watering recipes on seven new seasons and series on OSN Mezza. Also, stay inspired with OSN Living’s home improvement and wedding series for all the DIY lovers and event planners:

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  • Hell’s Kitchen Season 18 (Sunday to Tuesdays, 20:00 KSA from 31st May)

A brand-new season of the most popular cooking competition show returns with a new season with Gordon Ramsey as a host. Eight new contestants will battle eight retuning veterans for a

position of Executive Chef at one of Gordon’s Las Vegas restaurant.

  • Yes Chef Season 2 (Friday and Saturday, 20:00 KSA from 9th May)

The new season of the cookery competition hosted by Sheree Murphy invites professional chefs to select an amateur to mentor and help them get to the final.

  • Bake with Anna Olsen Season 4 (Sunday to Thursdays at 18:00 KSA from 24th May)

Whether it’s meringues, mousses or muffins, celebrity chef Anna Olson takes her audience on a delicious learning journey starting with the baking basics all the way to master-class level recipes.

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  • Ainsley’s Mediterranean Cookbook (Friday and Saturday at 19:00 KSA from May 29th)

Join Ainsley Harriott on a journey to explore the history of Mediterranean cooking and the routes the ingredients themselves have taken.

  • Just Jen (Every Monday at 19:00 KSA from 25th May)

Feeling artsy, anxious or just plain hungry? Join Jen Phanomrat in the kitchen as she makes tasty recipes for the body and the home.

  • Be Our Chef (Friday and Saturday at 18:00 KSA from 29th May)

An all-new Disney+ Originals cooking competition that challenges five food-loving families to create delicious dishes inspired by the magic of Disney. In each episode, two families go head-to-head in a themed cooking challenge at Walt Disney World.

  • Mary’s Kitchen Crush (Sunday to Thursday at 18:30 KSA from 24th May)

Chef Mary Berg offers tips on dealing with cooking stress with time-saving tips in the kitchen whether it’s an elegant party or a casual dinner.

  • Living on the Veg. (Ever Sunday at 19:00 KSA from 31st May)

Vegan food lovers can rejoice as they can now follow along vegan chefs Henry Firth and Ian Theasby (BOSH! TV) and their guests who create signature, quick and delicious vegan recipes.

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  • The Fixers (Sundays to Tuesdays at 19:00 KSA from 31st May)

Four passionate builders help people improve the lives of people in ten remote locations in a brand-new home improvement show.

  • Our Wedding Story (Sunday to Tuesdays at 18:00 KSA from 31st May)

created by Nick and Colin, viewers can get lost in the world of beautiful weddings and breathtaking stories of couples from the moment they meet to their walk down the aisle.

Don’t miss any updates and view the entire TV Schedule on the OSN website here:


May the Fourth be with you


Celebrate Star Wars Day on May 4th with OSN – watch the epic live-action Star Wars series The Mandalorian and many series and movies from a galaxy far, far away.

OSN, the region’s leading entertainment network, calls all Star Wars fans to celebrate Star Wars Day – an annual fan celebration of a galaxy far, far away, held on May 4th – by enjoying the epic live-action Star Wars series The Mandalorian – new and exclusive to OSN –  along with entire Skywalker saga on OSN store, and Solo: A Star Wars Story and 3D animated series Star Wars: Resistance on the new OSN streaming platform.starwarsday-osn-copy

Star Wars fans new and old can also enjoy the first ever live-action Star Wars series The Mandalorian, available exclusively on OSN’s streaming platform. Set after the fall of the Empire and before the emergence of the First Order, the series takes viewers on the journey of a lone gunfighter in the outer reaches of the galaxy, far from the authority of the New Republic.

Onto movies and with four decades of the Skywalker Saga, there’s something for every Star Wars fan. Those looking to take a nostalgic ride through the saga can begin with the original trilogy with Star Wars: Episode IV – A New Hope and enjoy a movie-marathon through the prequel and sequel trilogies to 2017’s Star Wars: Episode VIII – The Last Jedi. Other fans might prefer to enjoy standalone movies Rogue One: A Star Wars Story or Solo: A Star Wars Story, all available to Buy & Keep or rent on OSN Store.

Star Wars Day, May 4th, celebrates George Lucas’ Star Wars and is a pun on the catchphrase “May the Force be with you” as “May the Fourth be with you”. What started a pun swiftly became a grassroots tradition and fully-fledged holiday each year as Star Wars fans began connecting around the world at the beginning of the internet age. Every year, Star Wars fans choose to mark the special annual celebration of the galaxy far, far away by posting Star Wars content on social media, hosting Star Wars screening parties, wearing Star Wars costumes and clothing and shopping for Star Wars merchandise.


New Ramadan Series & Cooking Shows on OSN Yahala Al Oula, ART & Alfa Channels


This Ramadan OSN the region’s leading entertainment platform, brings all the best Ramadan content together in one place, giving subscribers full control over how they watch them on their OSN Box with record, pause and rewind features.

OSN Yahala AlOula HD will be broadcasting the best in Arabic drama and comedy series starring the biggest stars from all over the Arab world including Adel Imam, Abed Fahad, Saud Abdulla, Bassil Khayat and many more. Viewers can enjoy episodes from Valentino, Al Saher, Janat Halli, El Berens, Louha Mae’la and many more.

OSN Yahala AlOula


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Adel Imam is back on TV this Ramadan with a hilarious comedy series. The story revolves around a businessman ‘Adel Imam’ married to a stubborn woman, ‘Dalal Abdulaziz’. He frequently suffers conflicts with her which makes him think of marrying another woman. He meets another woman by chance, and love brings them together.

al-saher-poster-02-copyAl Sahher (1st of Ramadan, daily until 20th Ramadan at 21:00 KSA)

This is the story of an ordinary man with a different kind of charisma who left a small and simple country and entered a world of adults. Abed Fahad stars along with Stephanie Saliba.

al-nahat-poster-01-copyAl Nahat (1st of Ramadan, daily until 15th Ramadan at 19:00 KSA)

“Yaman”, visits an antique shop and was given a photo album that reveals a strange story and the fate of the people in the photo. Basel Khayat stars alongside Amal Bashosha.

janat-hali-copyJannat Hali (1st of Ramadan, daily at 12:00am KSA)

Starring Souad Abdullah, the series presents sensitive issues that compare two generations; the open-minded 1970s’ hippy generaration that studied abroad and today’s conservative generation.

louha-ma2ela-copyLouha Mae’la (21st until 30th of Ramadan, daily at 21:00 KSA)

A drama series of excitement, mystery, and suspense which revolves around two friends Tarek & Thamer. The dramatic plot involves a search for truth, someone falling into a coma and the pursuit of revenge. Bader Al Ladeed and Ali Al Saad stars.

kohol-abyad-16-0-copyKohol Abiad (15th until 30th of Ramadan, daily at 19:00 KSA)

This is the story of Rahaf, a beautiful university girl who suffers from depression. Rahaf finds herself in a terrible situation when she ends up in a compromising position and is blackmailed by her friend Aser. Turki Youssef stars alongside Shaimaa Sabat.


For Cooking Lovers


tabe5-arabi-horizental-arabic-copyAl Matbakh Al Arabi (1st of Ramadan, daily at 17:30 KSA)

The Mediterranean Cuisine cooking show consists of 30 episodes by Chef Suliman Al Khowund. Each episode will introduce a recipe that revolves around savory dishes, as well as desserts found in different countries from the Mediterranean and Arab region.

img_3908-copyMay’s Kitchen s1 (1st of Ramadan, daily at 18:00 KSA)

May’s Kitchen is a cooking show based on May’s real life. It takes place in her house and involves her family and friends showcasing how food is a key element of her everyday life. The memories we make with family and friends around a table full of food, cooked from the heart. May wants to inspire people to get into their kitchens and cook their hearts off to create their own unforgettable memories with their family and friends.

poster-al-prince-mohammad-ramadan-copyEl Berens (1st of Ramadan, daily at 23:00 KSA)

This series is the story of family drama around the El berens family, particularly Radwan El berens, who, after the death of his parents finds himself responsible for everyone. Mohamed Ramadan stars in this drama series.

b-100-wesh-landscape-copyB100 Wesh (1st of Ramadan, daily at 20:00 KSA)

This is a comedy-drama starring Nelly Karim and Asser Yassin where the two face the ironies of life.

poster-al-fetuwwah-copyEl Futowa (1st of Ramadan, daily at 1:00am KSA)

Starring Yasser Galal alongside Ahmed Salah Hosny, the series takes place in the world of poor neighborhoods, which are organized and run by a class of powerful people.


ART Channels Ramadan Content

4g2a0004-copySultanat Al Ma’az (1st of Ramadan, daily at 21:00 KSA in ART Hekayat and Hekayat HD)

Ghada Abdel Razek plays the role of an urban woman who owns a liver truck on Al Moez Street, which she inherited from her father and is spending to educate and raise her brothers. It is considered their only income source until something unexpected happens that changes everything.

green-mood-3-copyShahed A’ayan (1st of Ramadan, daily at 21:00 KSA in ART Hekayat 2)

The series revolves around a security officer, Omar who takes part in an investigation for his missing wife with dramatic results. Hassan El Raddad stars in this action spy thriller.

main-poster-salem-1-copyJamea’ Salem (1st of Ramadan, daily at 20:00 KSA in ART Hekayat 2)

The story of four siblings who were adopted from different families after their house was destroyed and their parents passed away. Events continue until fate brings them together during a complicated situation. Zeina stars in this thriller series.

poster2-copyEl Ekhteyar (1st of Ramadan, daily at 23:00 KSA in ART Hekayat and Hekayat HD)

The series deals with the life of the martyr Ahmed Saber Mansi, who died in an ambush at Rafah in 2017, during a terrorist attack in Sinai. Amira Karara stars in this action series.

forsa-tania-2-copyForsa Tanya (1st of Ramadan, daily at 22:00 KSA in ART Hekayat and Hekayat HD)

The series follows Malak, a successful engineer who has many failed romantic relationships because of her love for her work, until she finds herself becoming a prey for the greedy. Yasmine Sabry stars alongside Edward and Iten Amer.

layalina80layers-copyLaialina80 (1st of Ramadan, daily at 22:00 KSA in ART Hekayat 2)

The series takes place from the 1950s to the 1980s, when a great struggle takes place between two families and events escalate. A star-studded cast consisting of Eyad Nassar, Ghada Adel and Khaled El Sawy star in this drama series.

motorcycle-poster-01-copyRegalet El Beat (1st of Ramadan, daily at 20:00 KSA in ART Hekayat and Hekayat HD)

An Egyptian comedy starring Ahmad Fahmy, Akram Hosny, Bayoumy Fouad, Dina Mohsen, Lotfy Labib and Arafa Abdel Rasoul. In the series, Timon and Pumba move to stay in their grandfather’s house where they face the challenges of taking full responsibility. They must join hands with the rest of the family to stand up to the landlord who is trying to take back their home to build a residential tower.

img-20200416-wa0028-copyHares Al Jabal (1st of Ramadan, daily at 23:00 KSA in ART Hekayat 2)

A Bidwin drama that presents unique stories of tribes with much suspense. It revolves in a year called the “Year of Death” in which the region witnessed starvation, disease and drought that led to wars and invasions between tribes to survive. Despite all these challenges, love remains in place and brings the most beautiful love stories in times of conflict.

Don’t miss any updates and view the entire TV Schedule on the OSN website here:


Star Wars Pop Up from OSN Set to Satisfy fans until Next Movie Release


As Star Wars fans across the Middle East wait patiently for the final chapter of the nine-part Skywalker saga Star Wars – The Rise of the Skywalker to release in cinemas this month, OSN – the region’s leading entertainment network – is hoping to make that wait a little easier by bringing all their favourite movies to a special Star Wars Pop Up Channel, available until Saturday 21st December.

With four decades of the legendary movies, there’s something for every Star Wars fan. Those looking to take a nostalgic ride through the Skywalker saga, can begin in the original trilogy with Star Wars: Episode IV – A New Hope, released back in 1977, and binge watch through the prequel and sequel trilogies to the latest Skywalker saga release Star Wars: Episode VIII – The Last Jedi. Other fans might prefer to enjoy standalone movies Rogue One: A Star Wars Story or Solo: A Star Wars Story, which released last year.

The full line-up features:

Star Wars: Episode VIII -The Last Jedi (2017)

Solo: A Star Wars Story (2018)

Rogue One: A Star Wars Story (2016)

Star Wars: Episode VII – The Force Awakens (2015)

Star Wars: Episode III – Revenge of the Sith (2005)

Star Wars: Episode II – Attack of the Clones (2002)

Star Wars: Episode I – The Phantom Menace (1999)

Star Wars: Episode IV – A New Hope (1977)

Star Wars: Episode V – The Empire Strikes Back (1980)

Star Wars: Episode VI – Return of the Jedi (1983)

Emad Morcos, Chief Content Officer at OSN says, “OSN is all about getting closer to its customers and bringing them the ultimate experience. We know the Star Wars community is counting down the days until the next launch, so we wanted to give back to those super fans with four iconic decades of Star Wars on one unique channel.”

The OSN Star Wars Pop Up Channel is available on OSN channel 7 until 21st December.