Tuesday, August 21, 2018

People & Culture

Saudia airlines refuse to fly passengers who expose arms or legs

Saudi Arabia is one of the few Muslim majority countries that imposes a dress code by law. All women, foreign and local, must wear...

Another baby found abandoned in Oman

A newborn baby was found abandoned near a mosque recently in Rustaq province, 150 kilometres away from Muscat. The baby girl, believed to be...

Saudi Arabia allows women into stadium as it steps up reforms

Saudi Arabia has allowed women into the national stadium for the first time as it launched celebrations to mark the 87th anniversary of its founding...

How the rich Arab kids spend summer

The Rich Kids of Instagram have taken the social media world by storm, making international headlines for, well, being rich. The Arab world has joined in on...

Dubai restaurant offers free food to those who can’t afford it

A young jobseeker once ordered a small sandwich, and started crying when a large meal was served instead. After noticing young newcomers to the country...

Saudi: Restaurant goers to be fined for unfinished plates

Saudi Arabia’s consultative Shoura Council will this month discuss a food waste law that could see individuals charged for leaving unfinished plates in restaurants. The...

Warren Buffett makes Dubai business debut

With a net worth of over $87 billion, Warren Buffet, the chairman and CEO of Berkshire Hathaway, also known as "The Oracle of Omaha"...

Woman fights back against morality police who told her to put...

A woman has been filmed defying morality police in Iran after they told her to cover her head. She met the group of female officers...

Divorce parties are now a trend in Saudi Arabia

JEDDAH: Parties to celebrate divorces have become a trend in the Kingdom as divorced women have become accepted by society. The stigma following women in...

Kuwait sentences MP’s to prison over protest

KUWAIT CITY (AP) - Kuwait's highest court has ordered an opposition leader and two lawmakers imprisoned for 3 ½ years over the 2011 storming...

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