Monday, June 17, 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.

Dubai benefits from shift in tourism away from terror-hit countries

Tourists are shunning terror-hit countries including France and countries in north Africa as they flock to other sun-drenched resorts including Dubai instead. Holidaymakers are rejecting the...

Kuwait ambassador leaves NZ before police can charge him with assaulting...

Kuwait has removed its ambassador from New Zealand as police sought to charge him with assaulting a woman. The Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Trade...

Denmark bans halal slaughter – says ‘animal rights come before religion’

Denmark’s government has brought in a ban on the religious slaughter of animals for the production of halal and kosher meat, after years of...

Jared Kushner: not sure he can bring peace in the Middle...

In a speech just before his inauguration, President Trump turned to his son-in-law Jared Kushner and said, “if you can't produce peace in the Middle...

Ex-French President Nicolas Sarkozy under fire in connection with 2022 World...

The Qatar World Cup bid is already the subject of multiple international criminal inquiries into allegations they bribed their way into hosting the tournament. A...

Despite landing Neymar, Qatar could still lose the right to host...

Neymar’s world record transfer to Paris Saint Germain (PSG) may have been a coup for Qatar – the tiny Gulf state that bankrolls the...

Saudi: man who blackmailed woman with posting personal pictures online arrested

A man who threatened to post "intimidating" pictures of a woman on social media was arrested on Thursday under the Saudi Anti-Cyber Crime Law.Police said...

Saudi Arabia to allow women in bikinis at new beach resort

Saudi Arabia has announced the construction of a luxury resort on the Red Sea where women will be allowed to wear bikinis instead of having to...

Saudi arrested for filming himself killing cats

A Saudi man who allegedly filmed himself killing cats on Snapchat has been arrested, local media reported Thursday.The arrest followed a social media outcry over the footage,...

Why Saudi may regret its expat tax

The “Final Exit Sale” is a trending #catchphrase in the Kingdom. Stumbling upon this issue on social media got me thinking about the consequential...
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