Wednesday, November 21, 2018

People & Culture

Bahrain: Man Arrested For Tweets Critical Of Upcoming Election

A man was detained for tweets critical of the country's upcoming parliamentary elections.The Public Prosecution received a report from the Anti-Electronic Crime Directorate informing...

Saudi: ‘Smart Mosques’ Introduced To Monitor All Mosques

“Smart Mosques” is a new electronic initiative that was introduced by the Ministry of Islamic Affairs, Call and Guidance to monitor the houses of...

Sharjah: Two Dead, Three Injured In A Massive Villa Fire

A massive fire broke out at a villa in Sharjah's Maysaloon area on Monday evening killing two people of suffocation.Sharjah Civil Defence was alerted of the...

Saudi: Around 130 Historical Mosques To Be Reconstructed

Directives to renovate 130 historical mosques in various regions of the Kingdom has been issued by Crown Prince Muhammad Bin Salman, deputy premier and minister...

UAE Ranked World’s Second ‘Safest Country’ To Visit

The UAE ranks the second safest country in the world next to Iceland when it comes to the lowest risk of crime by UK-based...

Saudi Man Gets 40 Lashes For Abusive WhatsApp Messages

A Saudi man was sentenced to 40 whiplashes for abusing his ex-wife through WhatsApp messages.The court convicted the man, who was not identified by...

Bahrain: Gang Of 28 Men Arrested For Forging Passports

The General Directorate of Criminal Investigation and Forensic Science announced yesterday that 28 individuals of different nationalities, including government employees, had been referred to...

Bahrain: Over 9,000 Employees Apply For Voluntary Retirement

More than 9000 public sector employees have applied for voluntary retirement so far, announced Ahmed bin Zayed Al-Zayed, Chairman of the Civil Service Bureau (CSB).The scheme...

Bahrain: Four Years In Prison For Stealing BD14

Two Bahraini defendants were sentenced four years in jail for stealing BD14 from parked cars. They were arrested after the car owners filed a complaint...

Kuwait’s Minister Resigns Amid Severe Flooding

Kuwait’s Minister of Public Works, Hussam Al-Roumi, resigned on Friday following heavy rainfall that caused damaging flooding across the country, state news agency KUNA...
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