Tuesday, August 20, 2019

People & Culture

Latest updates on people and culture, implementation of law and order in middle-east along with the list of new entertainments in and around GCC.


Saudi: Madinah Gears Up To Receive More Pilgrims

Pilgrims began arriving in Madinah early Wednesday to pay homage to Prophet Muhammad (peace be upon him) and pray in his mosque after completing...

Bahrain hosts Broadway Musical ‘The Wizard of Oz’

Bahrain hosted the first show of the popular Broadway Musical ‘The Wizard of Oz’ for the first time in the Kingdom at Bahrain International Exhibition...

Saudi: Metro Transports Over 1 Million Pilgrims In 45 Hours

Al Mashaaer Al Mugaddassah Metro has transported 1,087,320 pilgrims in 45 hours, Saudi Press Agency (SPA) reported on Sunday.This covered several stages, including the...
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Saudi Arabia Prepares For Hajj As Gulf Tensions Persist

More than 2.5 million Muslims will witness the annual hajj pilgrimage on Friday in the Islamic holy city of Makkah, Saudi Arabia, against a...
Sushma Swaraj

Indian ex-Foreign Minister Sushma Swaraj Passes Away

Former External Affairs Minister and veteran politician Sushma Swaraj passed away after suffering a heart attack in the capital yesterday. She was 67. As a...

KSA: 329,000 People Denied Entry Without Hajj Permit

Governor of Makkah Province announced that more than 329,000 people have been stopped from entering the holy city for lack of Hajj permit.More than...
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Bahrain: Water Garden Project Nearing Completion

One of Bahrain’s foremost entertainment parks, Water Garden, has completed 30% of phase two of the renovation plan.The project consists of rehabilitating the historic...
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Bahrain Haj Security Committee Arrives In Saudi

Bahrain Haj Security Committee has started performing its duties in the holy sites to ensure the safety of Bahrain pilgrims in Saudi Arabia. The committee...
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UAE: Cigarettes Without Digital Stamp Considered Illegal

The sale and possession of cigarettes which do not bear Digital Tax Stamps will be prohibited across the UAE, from today (August 1) according...

Bahrain: LMRA Promotes Awareness On Anti-Trafficking

Over 430,000 text messages were sent to all expat workers and employers in Bahrain on account of World Day against Trafficking in Persons 2019.People...
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