Sunday, October 13, 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.

Photos: Bollywood Khan living the life in Dubai

He hardly has five Bollywood films to his name and we bet, you have heard of only two of them - 'Style' and 'Xcuse...

The Hajj in Saudi Arabia is at risk of cholera

Though the Saudi-led coalition may have wanted to keep its war in Yemen at arm’s length, the cholera epidemic — a “direct consequence” of...

The Rich Kids of Dubai return with more Instagram snaps

For the wealthiest young people living in Dubai, every day is a vacation as they show off their remarkable wealth in a series of...

Interview With a Dubai Pimp Selling Sex to the Super Rich

I wanted to dig down to the underbelly of this strange industry, so after a series of phone calls and Skype conversations a Ukrainian...

Dubai’s ruler takes dip in sea as mercury soars

Dubai"s  Sheikh Mohammed was among the hundreds of beach-goers, who visited the popular Jumeirah beach for a swim as the mercury hovered around 50°C...

Qatar Crisis Cuts Deep

In a region where pride is prized above all else and trust is the most valued currency, many Qataris worry that both have been...

Saudis to allow girls to play sports in public schools

Saudi Arabia's Education Ministry says it will introduce physical education classes for girls in public schools next year, a decision that comes after years...

Rich Kids of Saudi Arabia flaunt their lives on Instagram

There's no shortage of rich kids parading their private jets, luxury shopping hauls and magnums of champagne on social media. But an Instagram account documenting the exploits...

Meet Hussain Sajwani: Trump’s man in Dubai

Hussain Sajwani wants the world to know he’s Donald Trump’s man in the GCC. From his perch in Dubai, the billionaire real-estate mogul is...

Saudi news reader mispronounces German city of Hamburg as Hamburger

A Saudi television newsreader who waded into controversy after referring to the German city of Hamburg as “Hamburger” said that he was grateful to...

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