Monday, September 24, 2018

People & Culture

Kuwait: MPs/clerics accuse shop selling figurines of idolatry, demand it be...

An online dispute over the merit of selling figurines in Kuwait threatens to worsen after a lawmaker has taken the issue to the country’s...

Inside Israel´s new Iran strategy

 Sept 17 (Reuters) - In a rare admission, Israel has broken its "no-comment" policy on air strikes to confirm that it has carried out...

British woman, 22, escapes Dubai despite no-fly ban

A British woman handed a three-month jail sentence for assaulting a Swedish man in Dubai avoided prison by getting a new passport and illegally...

Saudi Envoy Reveals Timing of Second Saudi-Bahrain Causeway

The construction of a new bridge intended for vehicles and trains that would connect Saudi Arabia and Bahrain will begin in 2021 and will last three years,...

Qatari Tribe Complains To UN About ‘Discrimination’ in Doha

A delegation representing the Al Ghufran tribe, one of the biggest in Qatar, handed a letter to the Office of the United Nations High...

Oman: Man jailed for forcing woman to take his phone number

An Omani man has been sentenced to six months in prison for intercepting an Omani woman and forcing her to take down his phone...

Saudi: 100,000-Year-Old Archaeological Sites Discovered

A joint Saudi-French mission to explore archaeological sites under the supervision of the Saudi Commission for Tourism and National Heritage (SCTH) has revealed sites...

Bahrain Ranks Very High In Human Development

Oman has achieved the third place in the Arab world and the 43rd place worldwide in the Human Development Index 2018 issued by the...

Dubai Police Probe Men Giving Away Free Cash To Strangers

Police are on the search for two men who recently gave away free cash to pedestrians after footage of the incident went viral on...

Sharjah: Student Punished To Walk Barefoot All Day In Heat

A supervisor at a private school in Sharjah has been charged by the public prosecution with exposing the life of a Grade 8 student...
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