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Saudi: ‘Pink’ parking facilities for women

Many neighborhoods have created special parking sections for women and families.To celebrate the awaited day, shopping centers in Riyadh announced that they will give...

Oman: New short stay visa announced

According to a decree by the Royal Oman Police, tourists can now pay OMR5 to enter the Sultanate for 10 days.The Inspector General of...

Bahrain: Movie ticket prices increased by 16%

Movie ticket prices in Bahrain have gone up by 16%. An ordinary cinema ticket costs BD3.5 now against the earlier price of BD3.The revised prices...

Saudi: Not just the four-wheelers to hit roads

As the clock struck 12 midnight, the decades-old ban on women driving was lifted in Saudi Arabia. What was unimaginable a few years ago...

UAE: Why 40% of expats are going for second passport?

More than 40 per cent of expats in the UAE have sold their properties in their home countries in order to obtain a second...

Record number of passengers on Bahrain-Saudi Causeway

King Fahd Causeway that links Saudi Arabia with Bahrain has set a new record as about 118,000 people crossed it on Monday, the fourth...

Bahrain: Teenager arrested for planting fake bomb

A Bahraini teenager was sentenced to three years by the Criminal High Court for planting a fake bomb.The defendant along with his brother is...

Saudi: What will happen to expat drivers as women start driving?

The lifting of the kingdom’s female driving ban is expected to hit demand for expat drivers.The recruitment of foreign drivers will decrease by 50...

PHOTOS: Dubai’s women only Supercar club

These are some of the women who make up Dubai's first all-female supercar club - under the banner of the Arabian Gazelles. Some 80 women...

Water Wars: India Facing “Worst Crisis In Its History”

India is facing its worst-ever water crisis, with some 600 million people facing acute water shortage, a government think-tank says.The Niti Aayog report, which...

Qatar detains Kuwaiti goalkeeper at Doha airport

Kuwaiti goalkeeper, Nawaf al-Khaldi, was detained by security personnel at Doha’s Hamad International Airport on Tuesday. In a video posted on Twitter, Khaldi said his...

Expat punished for posting photo mocking Saudi colleague

An unfortunate expat who uploaded an image poking fun at his 'lazy' Saudi co-worker on social media which went viral and caused a storm...

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