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Government accused of hypocrisy and ‘rolling out the red carpet’ to repressive governments as Excel centre prepares to host huge arms fair   As the world’s largest arms fair prepares to open its doors in London, campaign groups are highlighting that the ...
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Two Saudi nationals and government employees tested flight deck security on internal flight The Saudi Arabian embassy in Washington DC may have funded a “dry run” of the 9/11 attacks, according to evidence submitted to an ongoing lawsuit ...
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The Open Discussions and The Gulf Cultural Club Invite you to a seminar on Deafening silence on Rohingya Muslims Speakers Assed Baig* Massoud Shajarah** The plight of the Muslims in Myanmar is bleak. The atrocities that have been ...
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The kingdom’s vast privatisation programme is as significant for its social consequences as it is for the riches on offer to investment bankers ver the past three years, as Saudi Arabia’s new heir to the throne was plotting ...
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U.S. Secretary of State Rex Tillerson was right this week to highlight Bahrain’s anti-Shia discrimination. Speaking at the release of the 2016 International Religious Freedom Report, Tillerson correctly noted that “Where religious freedom is not protected, we know that instability, human ...
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Malls and office complexes continue to spring up in Kuwait City, built by migrants often working illegally in soaring temperatures. But as oil and water reserves dwindle, the energy-guzzling citystate heads for an existential crisis It is 9am ...
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The popular Kuwaiti actor, director, playwright and producer left a legacy of laughter, unity and defiance. Abdulhussain Abdulredha, a hugely popular actor, director, playwright and producer passed away in London on August 11, aged 78, after going into ...
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Well, well, well, it looks like Saudi Arabia is finally realizing that its impulsive strategies and ill-conceived policies are not working in its favor. Who ever thought that in an era of arrogant chest pounding the desert kingdom ...
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The focus shifted to the 2019 Qatar World Athletics Championships after the curtains descended on the London edition of the biennial event. London will be remembered for the departure of athletics’ biggest star- Usain Bolt. Mohammed Farah was ...
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In June 2015, the leader of the Syrian branch of al-Qaeda gave his first ever television interview. In an undisclosed location in northern Syria, Abu Mohammed Al Jolani was shown seated on what appeared to be a gilded ...
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DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — An influential Iraqi Shiite cleric, notorious for his followers’ deadly attacks on U.S. troops in Iraq over a decade ago and thought at times to have ties to Iran, has two new ...
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More than two months have passed since Saudi Arabia and the United Arab Emirates, along with Bahrain and also Egypt, imposed a blockade on Qatar. The very public move was intended to force Qatar back into line with the Saudi-UAE ...