Tuesday, October 22, 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.

Bahrain Named Among Top Ecosystems For Female Start-Ups

Bahrain is one of the top 10 startup ecosystems with the largest share of female founders, according to the 2019 Global Startup Ecosystem Report...

UAE: New Regulations For Residence & Visitor Visas

The Federal Authority for Identity and Citizenship announced that it will start implementing select decisions of the Cabinet of the United Arab Emirates (UAE)...

Saudi aviation academy to open doors for first women pilots

A flight school in Saudi Arabia is opening its doors for women, following the end of a decades-long driving ban in the Muslim country...

UAE: Man Fined Dh2,000 For Slapping His Wife Four Times

A man was fined Dh2,000 for slapping his wife on her face four times by the Ras Al Khaimah Misdemeanor Court.The woman told the...

Qatar blockade ‘has been catalyst for change’ – CNBC

An economic blockade on Qatar that's being upheld by its Middle Eastern neighbors has forced the country to step up reforms and its quest...

UAE clamps down on social media influencers

Individuals and institutions who carry out commercial activities on social media have been warned they must be fully complaint with new electronic media regulations...

UAE schools ensure students stay away from bizarre challenges

The latest bizarre and dangerous trend to take over social media is the 'Tide Pod Challenge'. Youngsters are uploading videos of themselves eating laundry...

International Company, Local Understanding

An interview with Wassim Al Sayegh, Co-founder of Iqtesadi.Please tell us about your company and how it started.  IQTESADI was founded in 2013, as...

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...

Saudi’s building a Las Vegas sized entertainment city near Riyadh

Saudi Arabia has announced plans to build an entertainment city almost as big as Las Vegas in the capital of Riyadh. The 334 square...

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