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UAE: Strict new traffic laws… and steep fines

The new traffic law to come into effect on July 1 aims to reduce deaths on the roads.  Major-General Mohammad Saif Al Zafein, Assistant Chief...

Why low oil prices are great for Saudi women’s rights

In Saudi Arabia, women cannot drive or travel without the authorisation of a male guardian: a brother, father, cousin or even a son. But...

Qatar crisis is a test for Tillerson

In the Middle East, new lines are being drawn, for now not on maps, but indelibly across the territory, affecting the lives of millions.A...

Qatar crisis: Armed conflict growing more likely, say analysts

A diplomatic crisis on the Arabian Peninsula is turning into a protracted standoff, and some analysts now say the risk of armed conflict is...

Crisis: Egypt and Bahrain turn up heat on Qatar

Egypt and Bahrain ratcheted up the pressure on Qatar saying that Arab security and the fight against terrorism are paramount as a deadline in...

Bahrain: cigarettes sell out as Saudi visitors avoid new tax

Cigarettes have been selling out throughout stores in Bahrain following the recent big price rises in Saudi Arabia, with many stores complaining that they...

Qatar bans new Wonder Woman

The popular blockbuster superhero film Wonder Woman has been banned in Qatar, according to local cinema companies.  The movie received critical acclaim at the box office...

British Airways will use Qatar Airways planes and crew during strike

British Airways will use Qatar Airways planes and crew to fly all its passengers to their destinations during a planned two-week strike by some...

Malaysia offers to help resolve Qatar crisis

Malaysia has offered to play “any constructive role” in resolving the three-week-old Qatar crisis.The foreign ministry said Prime Minister Datuk Seri Najib Razak and...

More Turkish troops arrive in Qatar

More Turkish armed forces have landed in Qatar and proceeded to the military base where Turkey began its training mission last week.The forces are...
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