- At least 20 killed in Saudi-led coalition air strike on Yemen wedding
DUBAI (REUTERS) - Air strikes by a Saudi-led military coalition killed at least 20 people attending a wedding in a village in north-western Yemen late on Sunday (April 22), residents and medical sources said.
Straits Times. Mon, 23 Apr 2018 17:29:12 +0800.
- Rainmaker Expands Business Operations in the Middle East and Africa By Adding Hicham Diab to Dubai Office
The Rainmaker Group (Rainmaker), a leading provider of cloud-based hospitality revenue and profit optimization software, today announced the expansion of its Middle East and Africa (MEA) operations by naming Hicham Diab as regional director of ...
Hsyndicate. Mon, 23 Apr 2018 15:16:02 +0200.
- Syrian troops look to isolate IS in Damascus battle
BEIRUT (AP) - Syrian government forces moved to cut off Islamic State militants in southern Damascus from nearby rebel-held suburbs in an attempt to ...
Daily Mail. Mon, 23 Apr 2018 14:28:12 +0100.
- Airstrike on Wedding Kills More Than 20 in Yemen
The attack by the Saudi-led military coalition also wounded dozens, including the groom, with children among many of the dead and injured, according to a local official.
Shuaib Almosawa. New York Times. Mon, 23 Apr 2018 12:10:12 GMT.
- Syrian army targets south Damascus insurgent enclave
BEIRUT (Reuters) - The Syrian army bombarded a jihadist enclave in south Damascus on Monday, state television and a war monitor said, as President Bashar al-Assad seeks to regain all ground near the capital.
Reuters. Mon, 23 Apr 2018 09:07:01 -0400.
- Yemen detainees in UAE-controlled prison start hunger strike
Dozens of prisoners at a detention center in southern Yemen controlled by the United Arab Emirates say they have started a hunger strike to protest their indefinite detention without charges or trials.
Fox News. Mon, 23 Apr 2018 09:01:10 GMT.
- UAE accuses Qatar fighter jets of flying near passenger plane
The United Arab Emirates says a commercial airliner had just seconds to manoeuvre after Qatari military fighter jets came dangerously close as it was trying to land in Bahrain.
Australian Broadcasting Corporation. Mon, 23 Apr 2018 05:49:12 +1000.
- Britons killed in Saudi Arabia coach crash
Four Britons on a pilgrimage died and 12 more were hurt when their coach crashed, a travel firm says.
BBC News. Sun, 22 Apr 2018 19:01:51 GMT.
- Dubai Airports and Dubai Parks and Resorts Sign Exclusive Agreement to Feature the Theme Park Destination in DXB
DUBAI , United Arab Emirates--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Dubai Airports and Dubai Parks and Resorts Sign Exclusive Agreement to Feature the Theme Park Destination in DXB
Business Wire. Sun, 22 Apr 2018 11:35:00 UTC.
- After rare gunfire in Saudi capital, officials say they shot down a toy drone
After residents in Saudi Arabia's capital reported hearing rare bursts of gunfire today, followed by videos of heavy shooting that circulated on the Internet, the Saudi Government said it had an explanation.Someone had flown a ...
New Zealand Herald. Sun, 22 Apr 2018 11:07:35 +1200.
The Arabian Peninsula is located in southwestern Asia, in a region
known as the Middle East. Nations on the Arabian Peninsula
include Saudi Arabia, Bahrain, and Kuwait, as well as Oman, Qatar,
Yemen, and the United Arab Emirates. To the northwest of the
peninsula lie the Arab States of Jordan, Lebanon, and Syria.
Arabic is the primary language of these States.
More news and information about selected Arab nations
is available at the official government websites listed below.
The Kingdom of Saudi Arabia's capital city is Riyadh, and its national
currency is the Saudi Arabian Riyal. In 2007, the population of
Saudi Arabia was estimated at 27,601,000.
The Kingdom of Bahrain's capital city is Manama, and its national
currency is the Bahrain Dinar. The estimated population of Bahrain
in 2007 was 709,000.
The Hashemite Kingdom of Jordan's capital city is Amman, and its
national currency is the Jordanian Dinar. In 2007, the population
of Jordan was estimated at 6,053,000.
The State of Kuwait's
capital city is Kuwait City, and its national
currency is the Kuwaiti Dinar. The estimated population of Kuwait
in 2007 was 2,506,000.
The Republic of Lebanon's capital city is Beirut, and its national
currency is the Lebanese Pound. In 2007, the population of Lebanon
was estimated at 3,926,000.
The Sultanate of Oman's capital city is Muscat,
and its national currency is the Omani Real.
The estimated population of Oman in 2007 was 3,205,000.
The State of Qatar's capital city is Doha, and its national currency
is the Qatari Riyal. Qatar's estimated population in 2007 was
The United Arab Emirates' capital city is Abu Dhabi, and its national
currency is the Dirham. In 2007, the UAE's estimated population
The Republic of Yemen's capital city is San'a, and its national currency
is the Yemeni Riyal. Yemen's population in 2007 was estimated at