Wednesday, January 23, 2019

Saudi Arabia

“You can’t list demands and refuse to negotiate”: Qatar slams Saudi...

Qatar on Wednesday condemned Saudi Arabia's refusal to negotiate the demands of the kingdom and its allies for ending a crippling embargo on the...

5,000+ Filipinos deported from Saudi Arabia

The Philippines  Department of Foreign Affairs (DFA) on Tuesday said 5,176 Filipinos have been repatriated from Saudi Arabia.In a statement, the DFA said the...

Wadi Hanifa: a desert oasis running through Riyadh

Once a waste disposal site, Wadi Hanifa is now a beautiful valley running a length of nearly 120 km from the northwest to the...

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...

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...

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...
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