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Saudi prince ‘spends £558,000’ on one week holiday in Turkey

A Saudi prince reportedly spent £558,000 during a week-long holiday in the Turkish resort of Bodrum. Prince Alwaleed Bin Talal bin Abdulaziz al-Saud, one of...

Qatar’s Plucky Plan to Outlast the Saudi Embargo

For a moment, it looked like Saudi Arabia might be easing up on its estranged neighbor Qatar. On Aug. 17, King Salman bin Abdul-Aziz Al...

UAE Excise Tax Starts in October in Drive to Boost Revenue

The United Arab Emirates will start imposing a tax on selected goods starting Oct. 1 as Gulf Arab nations seek to deepen government revenue...

A Woman of Passion

Mona Almoayyed, one of the most successful business women in Bahrain chronicles her life, passion, and ambition.Mona Almoayyed started working for the Almoayyed family...

Saudi Arabia says it will transfer airports to sovereign wealth fund...

Saudi Arabia, in the midst of a massive reform program to wean itself off relying heavily on oil revenues, said it plans to transfer ownership of its airports to its...

Saudi teen dancing to “Macarena” in front of traffic sets Twitter...

Waiting at a traffic light can be frustrating, especially if the red light seems endless. However, drivers in Jeddah were treated to a surprise...

‘Afghanistan’s Kim Kardashian’ performs in Kabul despite death threats

Afghanistan's 'Kim Kardashian' performed at her country's Independence Day celebrations despite threats from extremists. Aryana Sayeed, who is often likened to reality TV star Kim...

India bans Muslim practice allowing men to instantly divorce wives by...

 India's top court has banned the Muslim practice that allows men to instantly divorce their wives if they say 'talaq' three times.  India's Supreme...

Abu Dhabi property prices drop up to 16%

The price of property in Abu Dhabi has fallen by between 4 and 16% depending on area in the first two quarters of this...

Saudi Arabia’s King Salman spends ‘$100m on Moroccan summer holiday’

King Salman arrived for his annual break with an entourage of over 1,000 people, according to the Haaretz newspaper. Ministers, advisers, and relatives were booked into the city's most...
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