Monday, November 19, 2018

People & Culture

Saudi Arabia punishes illegal pilgrim transporters

Measures included prison terms, fines and the confiscation of the vehicle usedManama: Saudi Arabia has named and shamed 18 Saudis and foreigners as it...

Saudi-funded SR100m epilepsy hospital opens in Colombo today

Sri Lankan President Maithripala Sirisena will open a 242-bed epilepsy hospital, which is fully funded by the Saudi Fund for Development (SFD), in Colombo...

India: Mother of 7 year old raped and left fighting for...

The mother of a seven-year-old girl who was raped with a water hose and left fighting for her life in India...

Saudi woman charged for forcing maid to drink bleach

Officials in Saudi Arabia have filed a torture case against a woman who allegedly forced her Filipina maid to drink household bleach.“We would like...

How our lives will change dramatically in 20 years – by...

By David Delahunty FollowDavid DelahuntyIn a recent interview, the MD of Daimler Benz (Mercedes Benz) said their competitors are no longer other car companies but...

Bahrain: Public holidays announced for Eid Al Adha

Bahrain has announced holiday dates for the upcoming Eid Al Adha starting from Monday, August 20th until Thursday, August 23rd. Work will resume Sunday August...

Saudi hosts world’s largest date festival–45 days!

Qassim, which hosts the world’s largest date festival in Buraidah every year at this time, is swirling with activities, with date farmers expecting high...
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VIDEO: man slaps woman for refusing to wear hijab

This is the moment a Muslim woman filmed the moment an irate man verbally and physically assaults her when she told him it was...

Saudi outlaws sexual harassment – but women’s rights activists still in...

Saudi Arabia is preparing to outlaw sexual harassment while it continues to detain women's rights activists. At least seven activists accused by the ultra-conservative kingdom...

Qatar, and the exploitation of migrant workers

Durlal Singh sold his farmland to secure a ticket to Qatar in 2015. Three years on, the 35-year old carpenter from the Barnala district...
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