Tuesday, August 21, 2018

Saudi Arabia

Saudi censors turn woman into an inflatable ball

In an attempt to protect people, a Saudi Arabian retail company allegedly replaced a woman in a photograph with an inflatable beach ball. According to...

Saudi woman jailed for flouting ban on female drivers is rearrested

A women's rights activist who was detained for 73 days for openly defying Saudi Arabia's female driving ban has been arrested again. Loujain al-Hathloul, 27,...

Gulf crisis threatens air travel in region and beyond

Air travel across the Gulf region and beyond faces major disruption following the move by Saudi Arabia, Egypt, the United Arab Emirates (UAE) and...

QATAR CRISIS LATEST!

The announcement that six countries have now severed diplomatic ties could lead to food shortages in Qatar, analysts have warned. Qatar imports approximately 90%...

Fears mount over 2022 World Cup being held in Qatar

Qatar on Monday slammed the decisions of six nations to sever ties with it, saying they were 'unjustified' and aimed to put Doha under...

Qatar’s $1bn hostage deal that enraged the GCC

Qatar paid up to $1bn to release members of the Gulf state’s royal family who were kidnapped in Iraq while on a hunting trip,...

Qatar crisis – what you need to know

What has happened? Saudi Arabia, the United Arab Emirates, Egypt and Bahrain announced measures early on Monday. Several hours later the internationally recognised Yemeni government...

Saudi king earns more retweets than Trump

Donald Trump may be lighting up Twitter with strange new words (like "covfefe") and attacks on allies, but in the battle for most attentions...

King Salman named “Islamic personality of the year”

King Salman has been named the “Islamic Personality of the Year 2017” by the organizing committee of the high-profile Dubai International Holy Qu’ran Award...

Saudi Arabia v Russia; the fight to be China’s top oil...

Crashing oil prices brought Russia and Saudi Arabia closer together than ever. But now, a race to satisfy China's huge energy needs threatens to...

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