Monday, November 19, 2018

People & Culture

Ras Al Khaimah Targets To Attract 3 Million Visitors Every Year

Ras Al Khaimah Tourism Development Authority (RAKTDA) has announced a growth of 11.2 percent in international guests in the first nine months of the...

Kuwait: Attack On Egyptian Expat Sparks Diplomatic Row

Fatma Aziz, an Egyptian expatriate, said she was verbally and physically attacked by a Kuwaiti woman and four others after she complained that they...

Bahrain: Four Sentenced To Death For Bombing In Diraz

The High Criminal Court sentenced four suspects to death for a bombing in 2017 that killed a 31-year-old policeman, Abdulsamad Haji.The suspects were charged with murder,...

Bahrain: Reserved Parliament Seats For Trade Union Members

General Federation of Bahrain Trade Unions (GFBTU) General Secretary Hasan Alhalwachi has said that the directive on restricting trade union representatives from running for...

Sharjah: Expat Girl Falls To Death From 18th Floor

A 15-year-old Iraqi girl died after reportedly falling from the 18th-floor balcony of her apartment in Sharjah on Monday night, a Sharjah Police official...

Saudization: Inspection On Electrical Shops Intensified

The decades-long domination of shops selling electrical and electronic devices by expatriates is coming to an end amid intensified inspections across the Kingdom to...

Bahrain: Man Arrested For Tweets Critical Of Upcoming Election

A man was detained for tweets critical of the country's upcoming parliamentary elections.The Public Prosecution received a report from the Anti-Electronic Crime Directorate informing...

Saudi: ‘Smart Mosques’ Introduced To Monitor All Mosques

“Smart Mosques” is a new electronic initiative that was introduced by the Ministry of Islamic Affairs, Call and Guidance to monitor the houses of...

Sharjah: Two Dead, Three Injured In A Massive Villa Fire

A massive fire broke out at a villa in Sharjah's Maysaloon area on Monday evening killing two people of suffocation.Sharjah Civil Defence was alerted of the...

Saudi: Around 130 Historical Mosques To Be Reconstructed

Directives to renovate 130 historical mosques in various regions of the Kingdom has been issued by Crown Prince Muhammad Bin Salman, deputy premier and minister...
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