Friday, June 22, 2018

People & Culture

Bahrain court acquits 3 opposition leaders of spying for Qatar

DUBAI, June 21 (Reuters) - A Bahraini court on Thursday acquitted three senior leaders of the country's main opposition group of spying for Qatar,...

Saudi minister tweets barb at UEFA chief in TV rights row

MOSCOW (AP) - Saudi Arabia's sports minister has criticized the president of European soccer on Twitter in an escalating dispute over Qatar-owned sports broadcasting...

Saudi Arabia prepares to end women driving ban Sunday

Saudi Arabia will allow women to drive from Sunday, ending the world's only ban on female motorists, a historic reform marred by what rights...

Saudi: Entertainment Chief Dismissed For ‘Indecent costume’

A heavy onslaught by conservatives who objected to women donning “indecent costumes” has reportedly led to the dismissal of the chairman of Saudi Arabia’s...

Women need not bother men anymore for Bahrain-Saudi trips

Women from Saudi Arabia will be able to drive cars and cross into neighboring Bahrain by car without men on June 24, when 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,...

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...

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...

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...

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