Monday, August 19, 2019

People & Culture

Latest updates on people and culture, implementation of law and order in middle-east along with the list of new entertainments in and around GCC.

Bahrain: 1 million tonnes of waste disposed in 6 months

The Ministry of Works, Municipalities Affairs and Urban Planning disposed of around 1 million tonnes of waste in 6 months, up from 885,000 tonnes...

Denmark fines first person for wearing face veil

A woman in wearing a niqab has become the first person in Denmark to be fined under new laws banning full-face Islamic veils. A 28-year-old...

Saudi King goes on holiday to under-construction £380 billion mega city...

Saudi's King Salman has gone on holiday in a still-undeveloped £380billion mega city billed as a Middle East silicon valley. The 82-year-old has arrived in...

Saudi: Expats Are Leaving in Droves

Saudi Arabia’s expatriate workers are leaving the kingdom by the thousands, and the exodus may not yet be over.As companies struggle with slower business...

Kuwaiti blogger forces brand rethink across Arab world

Big brands aiming to reach millions of consumers across the Arab world are rethinking their influencer budgets after a video by a disgraced Kuwaiti...

Saudi Arabia INVASION of Qatar ‘CALLED OFF at last minute’

An invasion plot was led by Saudi Arabia and backed by the UAE before the US stepped in and urged the states to back...

Kuwait plans domestic labour pact with India

Kuwait plans pacts with four Asian countries to recruit domestic labour under clear regulations, Kuwaiti Minister of Social Affairs and State for Economic Affairs...

Kuwaiti blogger scandal exposes widespread cruelty against migrant workers in the...

Kuwaiti Instagram personality Sondos Alqattan's July 10 video on Instagram not only managed to go viral after being broadcast to her 2.3 million followers...

New anti-government protests in Iran

The AP reports on a new round of protests now spreading to multiple cities in Iran after the dramatic drop in the rial early this week, based...

Bahrain: New Stamps To Mark The Biggest Oil Discovery

New postage stamps were issued by Bahrain Post to commemorate the epoch-making largest light oil reservoir discovery.According to BNA, the Ministry of Transportation and...
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