Monday, November 19, 2018

People & Culture

Saudi: Anti-corruption campaign brings hope to businessmen

(AP) - Lebanon-based businessmen who lost enterprises through dealings with members of Saudi Arabia's royal family and others in the kingdom are closely watching...

Zul Hijjah moon sighted, Eid Al Adha on September 1

The Zul Hijjah crescent was sighted today according to a tweet posted by the Saudi Press Agency (SPA). The Supreme Court in Saudi Arabia has...

Saudi: Heavy fines and jail terms for overstaying pilgrims

Umrah pilgrims who stay in the Kingdom after the expiration of their entry visas will be fined SR50,000 each and imprisoned for six months...

U.A.E. Raises Stakes to Stop Expats Leaving Dubai

The United Arab Emirates is taking its most drastic steps yet to stop Saudi Arabia or Qatar from encroaching on its lead in attracting...

Switzerland considers making it illegal to force women to wear a...

The Swiss government has proposed making it illegal to force a woman to cover her face with a religious veil. The law would see anyone found...

EXPO 2020 DUBAI

Bahrain Confidential was invited to witness the partnership of Nissan and Expo 2020 Dubai.Expo 2020 Dubai is joining forces with leading vehicle manufacturer Nissan...

Riyadh: Heavy smoke from a building site near Al-Faisaliah tower

Heavy smoke rose from a building site on one of the most populated roads, Al-Olaya Street while shrouding the famous Al-Faisaliah tower on Tuesday.The...

Trump tells Saudi Arabia: Get over your problems with Qatar

New U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo arrived in Riyadh and told the Saudis that the United States has had enough of its blockade of Qatar, the New...

8 Indians win dirham 1 million each in UAE draw

Eight Indians are among 10 people who hit a jackpot by winning a whopping dhirham 1 million (USD 2.7 lakh) each in a mega...

Qatar could become an ISLAND! Saudi official confirms plan on twitter...

Saudi Arabia is planning to dig a canal that would turn its Gulf rival Qatar into an island. Tension between the two states has been...
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