Thursday, February 21, 2019

People & Culture

At Riyadh gold souk, ‘Saudization’ spells scarcity of salesmen

A Saudi jeweller serves a customer in a shop in the Tiba gold market in the capital RiyadhA Riyadh gold souk festooned with glittering...

Gulf Insider Guide – New York

Our new Travel & Lifestyle editor Christine Warren-White takes a big bite out of the Big AppleI’ll get right to the heart of it,...

Bahrain: Bahraini’s/GCC citizens to get FREE cosmetic surgery and liposuction, say...

Cosmetic surgery, liposuction, operations, dental treatment and maternity care are part of the 17 services which will be provided to Bahrainis, GCC citizens, those...

‘There is no difference between men and women’- Saudi Prince

Women in Saudi Arabia need not wear headcover or the black abaya - the loose-fitting, full-length robes symbolic of Islamic piety - as long...
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VIDEO: man slaps woman for refusing to wear hijab

This is the moment a Muslim woman filmed the moment an irate man verbally and physically assaults her when she told him it was...

International art fair ArtBAB – Exciting education initiative at Bahrain’s premier

Bahrain: Under the patronage of HRH Princess Sabeeka bint Ibrahim Al Khalifa, the third edition of Art Bahrain Across Borders (ArtBAB) will open doors...

‘Men Don’t Want Women To Work’ In The Arab World

Unemployment among women in the Middle East is twice that of men, the United Nations said on Wednesday, pointing to low wages, a lack...

Saudi prince says Turkey part of “triangle of evil” – Egyptian...

Saudi Arabia’s powerful Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman has described Turkey as part of a “triangle of evil” along with Iran and hardline Islamist...

Saudi Arabia’s new mood: More freedom for women – but is...

The kingdom’s women can now drive, join the military, visit sports arenas and cinemas – with other changes plannedNada Qahtani and the seven women...

ArtBAB: Bahrain Hosts Region’s Most Influential Art Fair

With artists coming from across the globe to exhibit at this influential art fair, it is no wonder that this is one of the...
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