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Qatar and China’s growing relationship

It has been a year since Bahrain, Saudi Arabia, the United Arab Emirates, and Egypt severed diplomatic ties with Qatar. Saudi Arabia and the...

Miss Iraq and Miss Israel reunited after selfie controversy

A picture taken in November 2017 shows the Instagram photo posted by Sarah Idan, Miss Iraq, of a selfie she took with Miss Israel,...

Travel ban: Emiratis told to keep out of these three countries

Dubai: Authorities in the UAE have issued a travel advisory to more than 10 countries, and warned Emiratis against travelling to three countries.As schools...

UAE – New rules for foreign investors

Last month the United Arab Emirates announced it would ease restrictions on foreign business ownership and residency rights in a move to increase investment...

UAE – New visa rules for students

Last month the United Arab Emirates announced it would ease restrictions on foreign business ownership and residency rights in a move to increase investment...

Saudi ‘considers legal action’ against beIN Sports for ‘politicising’ World Cup

BeIN Sports has been accused of politicising the World Cup through some of its commentary.Turki Al Sheikh, head of Saudi Arabia’s sports authority, said...

Saudi confiscates 4,000 devices for bootlegging sports channels during World Cup

JEDDAH: A new anti-piracy campaign toppled more than 4,000 devices in Saudi Arabia that hacked sports channels when agents conducted raids and confiscated them....

Next Sunday, women in Saudi Arabia will at last be allowed...

Next Sunday, women in Saudi Arabia will at last be allowed to drive, potentially transforming millions of lives.Enaam Alaswad looks forward to becoming one of...

How to beat jet-lag

I have always struggled with jet-lag. Then a few years ago I discovered the joys of intermittent fasting and not only did I lose weight,...

Oman’s amazing vacations

One of the purest hospitality experiences I had last year didn’t come at a brand name luxury resort. It happened in the middle of...

The state Kuwait is in

The FTSE Russell index provided a major boost to the fortunes of the Kuwait Stock Exchange when it upgraded the bourse to emerging market...

Kuwait: Old habits are hard to break

In what may seem like a familiar course of events for long-time followers of Kuwait, the country’s oil minister Bakheet Al Rashidi,  and the minister of...

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