Tuesday, August 21, 2018

People & Culture

Dubai to get 20 MILLION international tourists by 2020 as tourism...

Dubai has seen an impressive increase of tourists flocking to the emirate in recent years and the numbers are set to surge even higher...

The world’s 500 richest people lost $114 billion yesterday

A plunge in U.S. stocks Monday cut the fortunes of the world’s 500 richest people by $114 billion as the optimism over tax cuts...

Surreal Studies of Dubai’s Upper Middle-Class

Nick Hannes' photos capture life “as if it all happens in a parallel world where everybody is happy” Belgian photographer Nick Hannes has scooped the...

Blogger jailed in Saudi Arabia asks world to remember his case

While the introduction of cinemas into Saudi Arabia has been happily welcomed, a blogger who was jailed for expressing his opinion in Saudi Arabia...

Its image at risk abroad, Qatar backs labour reforms at home

DOHA, Nov 2 (Reuters) - Qatar's decision to commit to sweeping labour reforms may head off an international investigation into its treatment of hundreds...

Canada seeks help to resolve Saudi dispute

Canada is quietly working back channels to prod allies including Germany and Sweden to help resolve its row with Saudi Arabia, a government source...

Muslims abroad must respect law on veils, MWL chief reiterates

A Muslim World League (MWL) official has reiterated the position of its Secretary-General Sheikh Mohammed bin Abdul Karim Al-Issa that Muslims abroad must respect...

Kuwaiti blogger forces brand rethink across Arab world

Big brands aiming to reach millions of consumers across the Arab world are rethinking their influencer budgets after a video by a disgraced Kuwaiti...

The future king plans to keep Saudi powerful

Saudi Arabia’s King Salman has just replaced the 57-year-old Muhammad bin Nayif with his 31-year-old son, Mohammed bin Salman, as crown prince, completing a...

Saudi man mauled by lion

A Saudi national had a lucky escape after he survived a mauling by a lion at a recreational facility. The wounded Saudi was deeply injured...

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