Wednesday, April 25, 2018

People & Culture

Saudi must become a new Dubai

Foreign policy, although important, is by no means Saudi Arabia’s most pressing problem. Ultimately, MBS will be judged on one thing only: his ability...

Vatican’s Cardinal Jean Louis Tauran visits Saudi Arabia

Cardinal Jean-Louis Pierre Tauran is greeted by Riyadh's deputy governor as he arrives in the Saudi capital. (SPA)JEDDAH: Cardinal Jean-Louis Pierre Tauran and his...

Oman: Trafficked Ugandan girl dies

A Ugandan girl, said to be one of those trafficked to Oman, has died with reports linking her death to torture.The 24 year-old, identified...

Bahrain: MP accuses govt. bodies of growing corruption

A heated discussion over bribery accusations against some government establishments broke out at the Council of Representatives during its weekly meeting on Thursday. The debate between...

Oman slaps tax on luxury and ‘sin’ products

Muscat: Oman has issued a decision to levy taxes on luxury items as well as goods which are harmful to public health and environment,...

Saudi v Iran at Arab League summit

Saudi Arabia's push for a tough stand against its arch-rival Iran is expected to dominate an Arab League summit on Sunday as regional tensions...

Dubai: Divorce Battle Strands Billionaire’s Yacht

DUBAI (REUTERS) - A custody battle in one of the world's costliest divorces is playing out in Dubai with the former spouses fighting for control...

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...

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