Sunday, September 23, 2018

People & Culture

President orders total ban on OFW deployment to Kuwait

MANILA: President Rodrigo “Rody” Duterte ordered officials to continue the ban on the deployment of overseas Filipino workers (OFWs) to Kuwait following the recent...

Bahrain MPs to debate penalty for cross-dressers

 A bill to award harsher penalty for cross-dressing will come up for discussion in the House of Representatives this week. The bill will be put to vote...

Arab woman divorces husband because he wouldn’t buy her a shawarma

An Arab woman is divorcing her husband in a spat over a shawarma wrap.According to Masrawy, an Egyptian woman is in the process of divorcing...

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,...

Taj Mahal is turning GREEN: Indian government ordered to fix the...

India's top court has slammed the government for failing to protect the Taj Mahal amid warnings it is increasingly changing colour because of pollution.The brilliant...

Bahrain: MPs attempt to tax expats rejected AGAIN

Manama: Lawmakers in Bahrain have resisted two attempts to make expatriates pay new taxes for owning cars and for sending money home.A draft law...

Berlin 2018 – Arabia comes to Germany’s capital

 BERLIN, June 1 (Reuters) - During the Cold War, Sonnenallee was an unremarkable street with a checkpoint that drew attention only at Easter when...

Shocking! This couple forgot their 3-yr-old kid at Dubai Airport

Passengers often leave behind their luggage at airports, railway stations, bus stands, but it is rare for someone to forget their child. In a...

Is Middle East on the brink of a major war?

Alarming developments in the Middle East remind us of the likelihood of conventional warfare on a cataclysmic scale in the region. Israel and Iran have...

Bahraini lady beats man with shoe after he ‘made lewd advances’...

A Bahraini woman beat a man with her shoe after he stopped her in a mall in Dubai and asked her for sex, she...
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