Thursday, April 19, 2018

People & Culture

Gaza: Israel wounds more Palestinians in border protests

 GAZA BORDER, April 13 (Reuters) - Israeli troops shot and wounded 30 Palestinians during a large protest on the Gaza-Israel border in which demonstrators...

5 FACTS about Saudi Arabia – by Pew Research

Since his father became Saudi Arabia’s king in 2015, Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman has taken dramatic steps to change his country’s political and economic...

Philippines’ Duterte to visit Kuwait after worker row

Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte said Thursday he would visit Kuwait to seal a labour deal, in a sign of easing tensions after a diplomatic...

“No solution to Qatar crisis at Arab Summit”

"The solution of Qatar will be within the GCC," or the six-state Gulf Cooperation Council, Foreign Minister Adel al-Jubeir told reporters in Riyadh ahead...

Confusion over public holidays this week – here’s what we know…

There’s confusion over public holiday's in some GCC countries to celebrate the holy day of Isra Wal Miraj.The day is observed on the 27th...

Saudi: Is Disney Land Really Coming to the deserts?

His Highness, Saudi Arabia’s Crown Prince, Mohammed bin Salman just met at his residence in Los Angeles with Robert Allen Iger, Chairman and CEO of The...

Cleric seeks apology from Iran state TV for insulting Arabs

TEHRAN, Iran (AP) - An Iranian cleric said Friday the state-sanctioned broadcaster owes an apology to the country's Arab minority for insulting them in...

Warning to Saudi ‘Sidewall skiers’

JEDDAH: “Sidewall skiing,” — the perilous driving stunt that involves balancing a car on two wheels — is growing in popularity among young Saudi...

Pakistanis a threat to Gulf, says Dubai’s security boss

Dubai's head of general security Dhahi Khalfan (Photo: Twitter | @Dhahi_Khalfan)A top security official from Dubai said Pakistanis are a "dangerous threat to Gulf...
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Watch: Coca Cola ad has Saudi Arabia dad teaching daughter how...

Ever since the royal decree lifting the ban on women driving was issued on Sept. 26 last year, Saudis have received the historic news...

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