Sunday, September 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.

Yara al-Namla: First to represent women during Saudi National Day celebrations

For the first time at Jeddah’s al-Jawhara Stadium, Yara Ibrahim al-Namla represented the Saudi women in celebrating the kingdom’s National Day by taking part...

Outrage in Saudi as singer mixes Quran with music

A Saudi musician has stirred anger after he sung verses of the Qu’ran at a concert. While the permissibility of playing music for Muslims is...

Eman Al-Ghamdi becomes first Saudi woman to hold municipal position

Saudi Eman bint Abdulla Al-Ghamdi has become the first woman to hold a municipal position in her country. She has been appointed as Assistant Municipality...

Fast Facts about Saudi Arabia

The Saudi National Day is celebrated on September 23 every year to commemorate the establishment of the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia. Here are some...

Saudi Arabia through the eyes of a high-profile expat

During her nearly three-year stay, the first female Italian Consul General witnessed overwhelming change and development across the Saudi Kingdom with the current leadership.Many...

Saudi textbook features image of Yoda with King Faisal

Saudi Arabia's education minister has apologised for the production of a school textbook in which the Star Wars character Yoda is seen superimposed on...

Saudi Arabia allows women into stadium as it steps up reforms

Saudi Arabia has allowed women into the national stadium for the first time as it launched celebrations to mark the 87th anniversary of its founding...

The Saudi artist imagining Western pop icons in Bedouin style

Clad in Bedouin attire from head to toe, "Sheikh" William of Arabia is smiling, seemingly content with having swapped Kensington Palace for a humble...

Bauza to lead Saudi Arabia at World Cup

Argentinian head coach Edgardo Bauza has replaced Bert van Marwijk as head coach of Saudi Arabia just nine days after the country sealed qualification...

Labour bans Saudi Arabia and Sudan from its party conference

The Labour Party has barred Saudi Arabia and Sudan from attending its party conference in Brighton. In response, the League of Arab States wrote to Labour MPs and peers...

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