Friday, February 22, 2019

People & Culture

Philippines demands explanation as Kuwait expels envoy

 Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte has alleged that Arab employers routinely rape their Filipina workers, force them to work 21 hours a day and feed...

Dubai: Porn stars turned ‘lawyer’ twins facing jail for ‘drunkenly attacking...

Twin sisters facing jail in Dubai for drunkenly assaulting a policewoman and ‘cursing Arab women’ who both claim to be ‘lawyers’ are not qualified...

Kuwait MPs furious at Filipino envoy for ‘rescuing abused maids’

Photo from Kuwait Times of Filipino maids abused by their Kuwaiti employers.KUWAIT: MPs blasted the Philippines Embassy in the country for allegedly helping Filipina...

Saudi: More than a million tourists visit heritage and cultural landmarks

The number of foreign tourists who visited the Kingdom in last year reached more than a million, said Abdul Rahman Al-Jassas, executive director of...

Saudi: Private sector staff must wear traditional dress

Prince Khaled Al-Faisal, emir of Makkah and adviser to Custodian of the Two Holy Mosques, issued directives that young Saudi citizens who are employed...

Bahrain: MPs seek to replace expat staff in hospitals

Bahrain's MPs have presented a bill that seeks to compel private health institutions to employ Bahrainis over expats. First tabled by the First Deputy Speaker...

Saudi: More women wearing colourful/sports abayas

Jeddah: More women are donning colourful abayas in Saudi Arabia.The change has come after Crown Prince Mohammad Bin Salman said recently that the abaya...

Palestinian rocket scientist assassinated by ‘Mossad’ in Malaysia

Two unidentified men shot dead a Palestinian engineering lecturer in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysian and Palestinian authorities reported. Kuala Lumpur police chief Mazlan Lazim said...

Saudi Women’s Fitness Centre Shut Over “Indecent” Workout Video

RIYADH, SAUDI ARABIA:  Saudi sports authorities shut down a female fitness centre in Riyadh Friday over a contentious promotional video that appeared to show a...

Images of conflict, by Oscar-nominated war photographer before he was killed

Named world press photographer of the year four times and an Oscar nominee - for his war documentary Restrepo - he was one of...
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