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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...

Bahrain has a housing shortage

Bahrain is suffering from a housing shortage of about 75,000 units in 2017, according to a new report by CBRE.Its H1 2017 Bahrain MarketView...

Saudi warns about fake news

Fake photo of the Saudia airplane at at Israel’s Ben Gurion Airport. (Photo courtesy: Twitter)The Saudi Embassy in Ankara has denied reports that it...

The future king plans to keep Saudi powerful

Saudi Arabia’s King Salman has just replaced the 57-year-old Muhammad bin Nayif with his 31-year-old son, Mohammed bin Salman, as crown prince, completing a...

Saudi’s Religious Police Return

The vice cops seemed to have vanished as the new crown prince implemented his Vision 2030. Some Saudis are happy to see them back.  Outside...

Turkey rejects Saudi demand to pull troops out of Qatar

Turkey’s president has described as disrespectful a demand by Saudi Arabia and its allies that it withdraw its troops from Qatar as a step towards ending...

Bahrain: British expat woman escapes knife-wielding man

A woman living in Saar had a narrow escape when a knife-wielding man targeted her at the horse race track in Saar. She shared her story...

Egyptian President Agrees to Cede 2 Islands to Saudi Arabia

President Abdel Fattah el-Sisi of Egypt ratified an agreement on Saturday that cedes sovereignty over two uninhabited Red Sea islands to Saudi Arabia, brushing off widespread public...
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