- Qatar buys 24 Eurofighter Typhoon jets in £6bn deal
The move will help safeguard thousands of jobs at BAE Systems, mainly at Warton in Lancashire.
BBC News. Sun, 10 Dec 2017 18:17:59 GMT.
- Dubai Ladies Classic: Charley Hull fifth as Angel Yin wins three-way play-off
American teenager Angel Yin wins a three-way play-off to win the Dubai Ladies Classic as England's Charley Hull finishes fifth.
BBC News. Sat, 09 Dec 2017 14:01:39 GMT.
- Press Conference to Announce the 4th Forum for Promoting Peace in Muslim Societies in Abu Dhabi
ABU DHABI, United Arab Emirates--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Press Conference to Announce the 4th Forum for Promoting Peace in Muslim Societies in Abu Dhabi ...
Business Wire. Thu, 7 Dec 2017 17:22:00 UTC.
- Amid alarming spike in violence, looming famine, Yemen gripped by uncertainty – UN officials
Yemen remains gripped by uncertainty after the assassination of the former president and a spike in brutal violence in and around its capital, Sana’a, the United Nations envoy for the war-torn country said Tuesday.
UN News Centre. Tue, 05 Dec 2017 16:45:04 EST.
- The New Saudi Arabia: Absolute Power in the Hands of a Crown Prince
Saudi Crown Prince Mohammad bin Salman has embarked on a path to reform his country. But to achieve his goals, he is quashing all forms of critique. That is the wrong way to go.
Spiegel Online. Fri, 01 Dec 2017 10:38:22 +0100.
- Nine Highlights of the Dubai Motor Show
The Dubai International Motor Show, held every two years, is now open to the public with its mix of orderly exhibits filled with SUVs juxtaposed against crazy concepts on sale for millions. ...
Alisa Priddle. Motor Trend. Mon, 20 Nov 2017 20:22:56 +0000.
- US Could Send 1,000 More Soldiers in Islamic State Counteroffensive
The new plan by the U.S. to counter Islamic State in Syria and Iraq involves the deployment of 1,000 soldiers to Kuwait, a U.S. military official told VOA on Friday. ...
Voice of America. Fri, 10 Mar 2017 21:56:47 -0500.
- Saudi Oil Minister Sounds Trouble For Russia At Houston Conference
The Saudi oil minister had sobering words for Russia during the CERAWeek conference in Houston, warning that Saudi Arabia and other OPEC nations won’t subsidize a “free ride” for higher cost producers. ...
By University Of Houston Energy Fellows, Contributor. Forbes. Fri, 10 Mar 2017 15:47:00 -0500.
- Steve Stricker on Tiger Woods: "Don't think he's doing that well physically"
Steve Stricker on Tiger Woods: "Don't think he's doing that well physically." Woods has not been since since Dubai.
Golf Digest. Wed, 08 Mar 2017 14:03:55 GMT.
- Ooredoo launches 10 Gbps FTTH service in Qatar
Ooredoo said the service will initially be available for select customers in capital city of Doha. Middle East mobile operator Ooredoo launched fiber-to-the-home service in Qatar with support for speeds up to 10 gigabits per second. ...
Juan Pedro Tomás. RCR Wireless. Fri, 03 Mar 2017 15:16:25 +0000.
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