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World Cup 2022: Major new claims of corruption in Qatar bid

Qatar was awarded the 2022 World Cup in 2010, with Russia given the 2018 tournamentClaims of alleged corruption in Qatar's successful 2022 World Cup...

PHOTOS: How Dubai’s royal family is celebrating Eid Al Fitr

Dubai's ruler Sheikh Mohammed spent the time with his family. A candid picture of him with his grandchildren was shared on Instagram yesterday by...

How Eid was announced 100 years ago

Arabs 100 years ago had to wait for the Grand Mutfi in the holy city of Mecca to announce the first day of Eid. With...

Why Saudi-Lebanese relations soured in 2016

Lebanese-Saudi relations soured in early 2016 after the Minister of Foreign Affairs Jibran Bassil sided with Iran at League of Arab States and Organisation...

Bahrain accuses Qatar of military escalation

Bahrain's foreign minister accused Qatar on Monday of creating a military escalation in a dispute with regional powers, in an apparent reference to Doha's...

Bahrain: King performs Eid prayers

Bahrain's King Hamad, at Al-Sakhir Palace Mosque. Bahrain, Saudi Arabia, UAE and other Arab countries on Saturday declared Sunday as the first day of Eid...

Demands on Qatar will be ‘very difficult’ to meet – Tillerson

US secretary of state Rex Tillerson criticised a 13-point list of demands on Qatar as “very difficult” to meet, warning that both Qatar and the group...

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...

Bahrain: Al Wasat closes

Yesterday’s letter from the Board of Directors to the staff of Bahrain’s only independent newspaper Al Wasat was a heavy blow for the country, and for...

Dubai: As rents fall, tenants get new & better deals

Residential landlords in Dubai are getting increasingly flexible in their terms and pricing.The burgeoning supply of units in Dubai has given more choice and...
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