Saturday, October 19, 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.

Kuwait: death sentence in child murder overturned

Kuwait’s Court of Appeals has overturned the death sentence for father and a mother who tortured their four-year-old daughter to death and kept her...

UAE, Saudi Arabia, and Bahrain issues directives for families with Qatari...

UAE, Saudi Arabia and Bahrain announced measures that take into account the humanitarian circumstances of citizens who have married Qatari nationals. The move came after...

Qatar sympathizers to face fine, jail in UAE

“Strict and firm action will be taken against anyone who shows sympathy or any form of bias towards Qatar, or against anyone who objects...

Saudi woman jailed for flouting ban on female drivers is rearrested

A women's rights activist who was detained for 73 days for openly defying Saudi Arabia's female driving ban has been arrested again. Loujain al-Hathloul, 27,...

Bahrain suspends Al Wasat Daily

Bahrain on Sunday suspended Al Wasat newspaper for publishing a column deemed offensive to an Arab country. "The Ministry of Information Affairs has decided the...

Parking illegally in the UAE during Ramadan can cost you Dh700

Police in Sharjah are warning motorists not to park illegally – or else face a Dh700 fine. Major Abdul Rahman Khater, Director of the Traffic...

Gulf states “fed up” with Qatar’s double standards

Analysts in Saudi Arabia and other Gulf countries have attributed the strong angry reaction to Qatar’s attitudes recently to the fact they are fed...

King Salman named “Islamic personality of the year”

King Salman has been named the “Islamic Personality of the Year 2017” by the organizing committee of the high-profile Dubai International Holy Qu’ran Award...

Bill to double pension for public sector staff backed

MPs yesterday approved a new bill that will double the monthly pension for public sector employees. Three amendments to three pension laws concerned will...

Expat held for growing marijuana in Kuwait

A Jordanian expatriate was arrested in Kuwait for growing marijuana in his residence in the Hawalli area. The plants were seized and he was referred...

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