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Saturday, January 25, 2020

People & Culture

What defines a place is its people and the culture they follow. Every place has its own unique culture and traditions and so do the Middle East countries. The Middle East countries have their own Arabian aura in everything. From cuisines to festivals, you can understand what they offer only if you experience it.Well, that requires you to know the recent happenings and the development in the culture and people of the Middle East which is exactly what Gulf Insider looks into! New laws, new events, and every other thing you need to know.

Awkward: Saudi interpreter ignores German FM’s defense of Qatar

The live broadcast of a press conference by Germany's foreign minister in Jeddah caused major embarrassment for a simultaneous interpreter, who stopped translating his remarks when...

Dubai ruler takes to verse, urging Qatar to turnabout

The ruler of Dubai has taken to verse to urge Qatar to concede to the demands of Saudi Arabia and its allies for an...

Saudi columnist suspended for overpraising King

Saudi King Salman Bin Abdul Aziz Al Saud has called for the suspension of a columnist after he published a piece that praised and said...

Filipinos in UAE warned against sex outside wedlock

“I wish to remind all my fellow Filipinos in Dubai and the Northern Emirates that premarital sex and sex outside wedlock is against UAE...

Extension of Saudi amnesty for illegal residents is welcomed

Saudi: The General Directorate of Passports (GDP) on Thursday announced that a 90-day amnesty period, launched on March 29 under the “A Nation Without Violations”...

Why low oil prices are great for Saudi women’s rights

In Saudi Arabia, women cannot drive or travel without the authorisation of a male guardian: a brother, father, cousin or even a son. But...

Yesterday was the hottest day in Iran’s history (and one of...

Temperatures in Iran have reached 129F (53.7C) making it the hottest day in the country's history and one of the highest ever in the...

Qatar bans new Wonder Woman

The popular blockbuster superhero film Wonder Woman has been banned in Qatar, according to local cinema companies.  The movie received critical acclaim at the box office...

Dubai’s Sheikh Mohammed writes a poem for Qatar

HH Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, UAE Vice-President and Prime Minister and Ruler of Dubai, he has posted a poem on social media that urges...

Saudi billionaire dating the US pop star Rihanna

Saudi businessman Hassan Jameel, whose billionaire family is believed to be one of the wealthiest in the world, has emerged as US pop star Rihanna's...
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