Monday, November 19, 2018

People & Culture

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...

Muslims abroad must respect law on veils, MWL chief reiterates

A Muslim World League (MWL) official has reiterated the position of its Secretary-General Sheikh Mohammed bin Abdul Karim Al-Issa that Muslims abroad must respect...

Are the days of Saudi’s religious police numbered?

Early last month, the Saudi parliament held a biting public constitutional debate about enforcing Islamic law, one with far-reaching implications for how the kingdom is governed....

Saudi women spend big on makeup, even if it’s just a...

Thursday, April 19, 2018 photo, Bahraini singer Jihan Sheib tries on a shade of blue lipstick from Rihanna's new Fenty line  (AP Photo/Aya Batrawy)RIYADH,...

Oman: Man jailed for forcing woman to take his phone number

An Omani man has been sentenced to six months in prison for intercepting an Omani woman and forcing her to take down his phone...

UAE: Compulsory military service for men extended

The United Arab Emirates says it has extended its mandatory military service for men who graduated from high school from 12 to 16 months.The...

Warren Rustand headlines Entrepreneurship Organization’s seminar in collaboration with Tamkeen

The Entrepreneurs’ Organization is an international organization, with various chapters worldwide, that acts as a catalyst to enable leading entrepreneurs to learn, grow and...

‘Dancing is not a crime’ – Iranian women post videos in...

Dozens of Iranian women have flooded social media with videos of themselves dancing in solidarity with an arrested Instagram star. Maedeh Hojabri, 18, was detained...

Iran’s Arabs report crackdown as tension simmers

 LONDON, May 3 (Reuters) - Fifteen year-old Ma'edeh Shabaninejad was arrested two months ago at her aunt's house in the southern city of Ahvaz,...

Dubai: How much property will $1 Million buy you?

Prices of luxury property in Dubai are much more affordable when compared to global cities.For instance, $1 million can only fetch you 16 square...
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