Saturday, February 16, 2019

People & Culture

Egyptian women challenge “Saudi patriarchy” after model arrest

An Egyptian feminist group challenged Saudi Arabia's "patriarchal" authorities in Cairo on Sunday, by standing outside the kingdom’s embassy while wearing short skirts, just days after...

Saudi To Localize 80,000 Jobs In Real Estate, Contracting Sectors

A memorandum of cooperation (MoC) was signed on Wednesday to localize 80,000 jobs for men and women in the real estate and contracting sectors...

Abu Dhabi Judicial Department takes to Twitter in effort to stop...

Authorities in the UAE have been tackling the issue of high divorce rates after a recent report showed an increase in divorce rates in Abu...

GCC Summit Offers Hope To End Gulf Crisis – Kuwaiti Minister

The next Gulf Cooperation Council summit, to be held in Riyadh next month, may be an opportunity to end the rift within the group,...

Bahrain: Gang Of 28 Men Arrested For Forging Passports

The General Directorate of Criminal Investigation and Forensic Science announced yesterday that 28 individuals of different nationalities, including government employees, had been referred to...

Saudi: Around 65 Suspected Terrorists Arrested In 30 Days

Around 65 suspects in crimes to crimes related to state security were apprehended since December 13th last year, according to Nafidha communications window of...

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...

Oman: Over 4,500 Expats Deported Due To Labour Law Violations

According to the Ministry of Manpower, more than 4,500 expats were deported and another 5,000 were arrested for violating the Labour Law in 2018,.A...

Manama Shapers

Interview with Nada Darwish Brand & Digital Communication Specialist, Gulf Business Machines1)    What does your work as a Brand & Digital Communication Specialist in Gulf Business...

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...
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