Small groups of demonstrators gathered in Beirut in an effort to keep the protests going, with storefronts of banks and upmarket retailers in the capital's commercial district smashed in.
Daily Mail. Sat, 19 Oct 2019 13:32:19 +0100.
BEIRUT (AP) - Lebanon's influential Hezbollah leader says he doesn't support the government's resignation amid nationwide protests calling for politicians to step down over a deepening economic crisis. ...
Washington Times. Sat, 19 Oct 2019 05:54:05 -0400.
The Everest's eclectic mix of 12 slot-holders have engaged in Machiavellian games throughout the concept, but who's making a buck?
Adam Pengilly. Sydney Morning Herald. Fri, 18 Oct 2019 22:00:00 +1100.
BEIRUT (AP) - Nationwide protests paralyzed Lebanon on Friday as demonstrators blocked major roads in a second day of rallies against the government's management of a severe economic crisis and proposed new taxes. ...
Zeina Karam. Washington Times. Fri, 18 Oct 2019 05:03:56 -0400.
Raffles Hotel Singapore, which is owned by Katara Hospitality, global hotel owner, developer and operator based in Qatar; and managed by Accor, is officially celebrating its reopening today. ...
Hsyndicate. Fri, 18 Oct 2019 10:53:24 +0200.
When Bernd Wiesberger left Olgiata GC in 2010 he was ready move up from the Challenge Tour to European Tour. This year he leaves ready to join the world's elite.
By Matthew Cooper, Contributor. Forbes. Sun, 13 Oct 2019 16:40:39 +0000.
RIYADH, Saudi Arabia, Oct. 13, 2019 -- The 2nd Saudi Falcons and Hunting Exhibition, which opened in Riyadh on Friday, received more than 70,000 visitors on the first day. ...
PR Newswire. Sun, 13 Oct 2019 11:13:00 +0000.
Secretary of Defense Mark Esper says new deployments include two fighter squadrons, additional Patriot missile batteries, a Terminal High Altitude Area Defense (THAAD) system and supporting personnel.
Voice of America. Fri, 11 Oct 2019 19:04:12 -0400.
The United States is deploying thousands of additional U.S. forces to Saudi Arabia in the aftermath of the Iran's attack on Saudi oil facilities in September.
ABC News. Fri, 11 Oct 2019 14:08:58 -0400.
Two missiles struck an Iranian tanker traveling through the Red Sea off the coast of Saudi Arabia on Friday, Iranian officials said, the latest incident in the region amid months of heightened tensions between Tehran and the U.S.
Newsmax. Fri, 11 Oct 2019 07:07:11 EDT.
Two missiles struck an Iranian tanker travelling through the Red Sea off the coast of Saudi Arabia on Friday, Iranian officials said, the latest incident in the region amid months of heightened tensions between Tehran and the U.S.
CBC News. Fri, 11 Oct 2019 04:12:38 EDT.
Following a string of updates to Saudi Arabian laws that loosen restrictions on women, the Middle Eastern country has unveiled another--permission for women to join the military.
Nicole Darrah. Fox News. Thu, 10 Oct 2019 17:45:40 GMT.
An American, a Russian and the first astronaut to fly into space from the United Arab Emirates have safely landed after a six-hour flight from the International Space Station.
Irish Independent. Thu, 03 Oct 2019 11:33:32 +0100.
The oil-rich kingdom has poured millions of dollars into a global damage control campaign. While some governments have shunned the country, the Trump administration remains a strong supporter.
Jackie Northam. NPR. Wed, 02 Oct 2019 15:41:59 -0400.
Allegations surrounding Iran's involvement are increasing geopolitical tensions in the Gulf region. Also, uncertainty about time needed by Saudi Arabia to return to full-capacity production adds to the woes.
Sweta Jaiswal, Frm. Zacks. Mon, 23 Sep 2019 21:52:00 GMT.
Facts About The Arabian Peninsula
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