Wednesday, December 12, 2018

People & Culture

Saudi: Annual Pilgrimage Plays Significant Role In Tourism

The annual pilgrimage plays a significant role in Saudi Arabia’s tourism industry, with the government aiming to receive 15 million Haj and Umrah visitors...

Riyadh Set To Host 39th GCC Summit On Sunday

Saudi Arabia is set to host to the 39th summit of the Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC) leaders on Sunday.The Gulf leaders are expected to...

Bahrain: Labour Law Misused To Lay-Off Employees

A prominent trade union in the Kingdom yesterday lashed out at companies here for misusing an article in Bahrain’s Labour Law to sack employees...

“Qatar has burned its bridges with GCC” – Bahrain FM

Al Khalifa described the Qatar crisis in an interview with Asharq Al-Awsat, as a very deep disagreement that has reached a point not seen before...

World’s Largest Arabic Audio Library Opens In Dubai

Road and Transport Authority (RTA) has announced the launch of the world's largest Arabic audio library in Dubai.Shaikh Hamdan Bin Mohammad bin Rashid Al...

Pope Francis Set to Make Historic Visit To UAE In February

Pope Francis will visit the UAE in February to attend an International Interfaith Meeting on ‘Human Fraternity’, it was announced in Abu Dhabi and...

Expat Fined Dh150,000 For Taking Woman’s Photo Without Consent

An expat woman in Abu Dhabi was fined Dh150,000 for taking a photograph of another woman and posting it on social mediaThe European national...

Abu Dhabi: More Than 40% Drop In Labour Disputes

Authorities in Abu Dhabi say work complaints from labourers have dropped 42% so far this year following an awareness campaign. The news comes after police...

Emirates Reveals Diamond-Encrusted Plane – Is This Real?

Emirates shared on its Twitter and Facebook feeds, a  glittering Emirates plane covered in bling parked on the runway under a beautiful starry sky, which we reckon...

Bahrain Announces New Cabinet After Parliament Vote

Bahrain’s king His Majesty King Hamad bin Isa Al Khalifa re-appointed Sheikh Khalifa bin Salman al Khalifa as prime minister on Tuesday who formed...

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