Friday, June 22, 2018

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PHOTOS: Women allowed to watch football in Iran after 37 year...

Iranian women were allowed into the national stadium in Tehran for the first time in 37 years on Wednesday night.The women were part of...

Indian husband divorces bride after discovering she had a ‘BEARD’ when...

An Indian man filed for divorce from his wife after discovering that she had a beard and spoke like a man, it has been...

Oman: Thousands of expats quit as visa ban continues

DUBAI: According to government figures there were 43,000 fewer expats recorded in 2018 compared to the previous year – bringing the population of foreign...

Bahrain court acquits 3 opposition leaders of spying for Qatar

DUBAI, June 21 (Reuters) - A Bahraini court on Thursday acquitted three senior leaders of the country's main opposition group of spying for Qatar,...

Saudi minister tweets barb at UEFA chief in TV rights row

MOSCOW (AP) - Saudi Arabia's sports minister has criticized the president of European soccer on Twitter in an escalating dispute over Qatar-owned sports broadcasting...

Saudi Arabia prepares to end women driving ban Sunday

Saudi Arabia will allow women to drive from Sunday, ending the world's only ban on female motorists, a historic reform marred by what rights...

UAE: Beggar caught with Dh100,000 found in his artificial leg

A beggar who duped members of the public by pretending to be a double amputee was found with Dh100,000 in his fake artificial leg...

Bahrain: Proposal to reserve jobs for Bahrainis – Approved

A list of jobs will be reserved for Bahrainis if the draft proposal that was unanimously approved by the House of Representatives yesterday, becomes...

UAE bans birds from Russia due to virus outbreak

A virus outbreak has prompted UAE environment chiefs to impose a ban on live birds from Russia being brought into the country.The Ministry of...

Saudi: Women can hit the road after 2 days or pay...

According to traffic department sources, women found driving before June 24 will be fined SR500 to SR900. Such women will also be penalized under Article 77...

Bahrain citizens to get 100 litres of fuel for free

Citizens with valid driving licences may soon get every month 100 litres of fuel for free.A draft proposal, which aims at supporting citizens and help...

Saudi: Midday work ban enforced for 3 months

The midday work ban in Saudi Arabia has come into force since Friday, June 15, Saudi’s Ministry of Labour and Social Development announced.Under the...

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