Friday, July 20, 2018

People & Culture

Saudi king orders that women no longer need a man’s permission...

Saudi Arabia to give women more control over their life choices by relaxing male guardian system is welcomed as another small step for women...

Angela Merkel arrives without headscarf in Saudi Arabia

King Salman and other top officials welcomed the German Chancellor Angela Merkel on her arrival to the western city of Jeddah. Like other recent...

Fatal bus crash kills 2, injures many in Oman

A fatal accident on Friday killed drivers of a bus and a truck, while four passengers remain in critical condition with 31 others injured. Mohammad Akram, a...

Qatar court uphold’s death penalty for teacher’s killer

Badr Hashim Khamis Abdallah al Jabr, a Qatari man who was found guilty of stabbing Lauren Patterson, 24, a British teacher to death is...

200,000 jobs in transport sector, only for Saudis

The Ministry of Labor and Social Development, and the General Authority for Transport have signed a Memorandum of Understanding to localize some 200,000 jobs...

10th Edition of MIT Enterprise Forum Arab Startup Competition kicks-off in...

The 10th edition of the prestigious MIT Enterprise Forum (MITEF) for the Pan Arab Region kicks off in Bahrain today, with 74 semi-finalists from...

Rich Kids of Dubai…

With no jobs to worry about, every day is a holiday for these spoilt youngsters. As these envy-inducing pictures prove, it’s hot in Dubai and...

Saudi Arabia to become more “fun” – OFFICIAL

It’s a new thing in Saudi Arabia: fun. Citizens must have more of it — at least that is what has been decreed by...

Qatar Emir foots hotel bills

When Philippine Daily Inquirer (PDI) reporters tried to pay for their five-day stay to cover President Rodrigo Duterte's visit in Qatar, the hotel staff...

“Let women drive in Saudi” – Shoura member

Abdulrahman Al-Rashed, head of Shoura Council’s committee on economy and energy, said he is in favor of women driving “as long as there is...

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