Saturday, February 16, 2019

People & Culture

Thailand Plans To Deport Saudi Teen Who Fled Her Family

An 18-year-old Saudi woman who said her family wants to kill her barricaded herself inside an airport hotel in Bangkok to prevent being expelled...

Military draft of Saudi women called for

Eqbal Darandari, a member of the Saudi Shoura Council, called for the implementation of the mandatory recruitment of Saudi women in the military for...

Bahrain: More Than 30 Firms Shut Down Due To Violations

According to the ministry, 33 businesses were either permanently or temporarily closed down this year for violations, according to the latest statistics. The ministry...

Dh285,000 compensation for family of woman killed in UAE car crash

The family of a woman, who was killed in a car crash, has been awarded Dh285,000 in compensation by the top court.The Federal Supreme...

UAE: New residency and ownership rules

The UAE’s surprise announcement that it will allow full foreign ownership in companies and grant long-term visas to select investors and professionals is set...

Saudi suspect gave millions to relatives in astronomical salaries

Saudi authorities on Saturday arrested princes, former ministers and businessmen in a massive anti-graft drive. In one case, a former minister granted astronomical salaries to...

Saudi: Inspection To Begin In Retail Sectors Banned For Expats

The Ministry of Labor and Social Development (MLSD) will deploy 200 inspectors in all regions of the Kingdom to follow up on the implementation...

The changing musical tastes in Khaleeji culture

 Vicky Tadros is a PhD student in Ethnomusicology at the School of Oriental and African Studies, University of London. Her research asks, what do...

Bahrain: Half A Ton Of Illegally Caught Shrimps Seized

The coast guard patrols seized nearly half a ton of shrimp after a number of boats were seized in violation of the ministerial decision.The...

Dubai Police Probe Men Giving Away Free Cash To Strangers

Police are on the search for two men who recently gave away free cash to pedestrians after footage of the incident went viral on...
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