- Couple dramatically fall in to shallow river when their canoe tips during photo shoot in India
Tijin Thankachen and Silpa are photographed in a canoe in the Pamba river in Kadammanitta, the south Indian state of Kerala. But when Tijin leans in for a kiss the boat topples over.
Daily Mail. Fri, 19 Apr 2019 19:40:23 +0100.
- UPDATE 1-Qatar's sovereign fund joins Crown Acquisitions to buy NY properties
Qatar Investment Authority (QIA) and private realty firm Crown Acquisitions have jointly bought a significant stake in a portfolio of prime New York retail properties owned by Vornado Realty Trust.
Reuters. Fri, 19 Apr 2019 12:41:46 -0400.
- Morocco's Abderrazak Hamdallah breaks scoring record in Saudi Arabia
Morocco's Abderrazak Hamdallah breaks the scoring record in Saudi Arabia to equal the feat of Algeria's Baghdad Bounedjah in the Qatari league.
BBC News. Fri, 19 Apr 2019 13:21:47 GMT.
- Turkish state media says 2 people detained on suspicion of spying for United Arab Emirates
Turkish state media says 2 people detained on suspicion of spying for United Arab Emirates
ABC News. Fri, 19 Apr 2019 08:15:26 -0400.
- Oil prices steady despite Saudi export cuts, U.S. inventory draw
Oil prices were little changed on Thursday as a drop in crude exports from OPEC's defacto leader Saudi Arabia and a draw in U.S. oil inventories supported prices, while the strengthening dollar and weak equities kept futures in check . ...
Yahoo. Thu, 18 Apr 2019 11:52:13 -0400.
- A Bulgarian vulture's odyssey into Yemeni war zone
Nelson was captured by a militia who believed the vulture was transmitting military secrets.
BBC News. Thu, 18 Apr 2019 14:26:42 GMT.
- DealBook Briefing: Business Heads Back to Saudi Arabia
Six months on from the Jamal Khashoggi tragedy, the international business community is revving up its work with the Arab kingdom.
New York Times. Thu, 18 Apr 2019 11:24:47 GMT.
- French weapons not used against civilians in Yemen: Minister
Denial comes after investigative website published leaked intelligence report showing French arms being used in Yemen.
Al Jazeera. Thu, 18 Apr 2019 08:32:17 GMT.
- UN calls for Yemen agreement to be implemented without delay
The U.N. Security Council is expressing "grave concern" that agreements reached four months ago by the warring parties in Yemen have not been carried out and is calling for their implementation "without delay."
Fox News. Thu, 18 Apr 2019 00:15:26 GMT.
- Trump vetoes bid to end US aid for Saudis in Yemen
Donald Trump has vetoed a motion that would have stopped the US providing military aid to Saudi Arabia for their ongoing war in Yemen.
Sky News. Wed, 17 Apr 2019 07:20:00 +0100.
- Trump vetoes measure to end US involvement in Yemen war
President Donald Trump on Wednesday vetoed a bill passed by Congress to end U.S. military assistance in Saudi Arabia's war in Yemen. ...
Voice of America. Tue, 16 Apr 2019 21:40:03 -0400.
- Afghanistan To Send 250 Delegates To Taliban Meeting In Qatar
The Afghan government says it will send 250 delegates for talks with the Taliban in Qatar this week that are seen as a potential breakthrough in efforts to end the nearly 18-year war.
Radio Liberty. Wed, 17 Apr 2019 01:28:05 +0000.
- Donald Trump issues veto -- second of presidency -- on bill to end U.S. involvement in Yemen war
President Trump vetoed a congressional resolution Tuesday night calling for an end of U.S. ...
Dave Boyer. Washington Times. Tue, 16 Apr 2019 20:00:15 -0400.
- Boeing gets another Saudi SLAM-ER pre-production contract
Boeing has been awarded a second contract that is related to Saudi Arabia’s procurement of the Stand-off Land Attack Missile – Expanded Response (SLAM-ER), but it does not include the production of any missiles. ...
Jeremy Binnie, London. Janes 360. Wed, 17 Apr 2019 00:00:00 GMT.
- Girl, 9, Wins $1 Million Lottery
A 9-year-old girl won $1 million in a Dubai lottery Tuesday, years after she had already won a McLaren Coupe car valued at over $261,000, according to The Daily Mail.
Newsmax. Tue, 16 Apr 2019 13:17:34 EDT.
- Rosatom holds negotiations with Saudi Arabia on small-capacity reactors
Eaelier it was reported that Saudi Arabia was looking for a company to build two power units of the first nuclear power plant in the country
Tass. Mon, 15 Apr 2019 19:07:37 +0300.
- Hilton Expects to Open 100 Hotels Across Middle East and North Africa in the Next Five Years
DUBAI, UAE & MCLEAN, Va. ...
Hsyndicate. Mon, 15 Apr 2019 10:27:04 +0200.
- Yemen American Merchants boycott New York Post
NEW YORK — Yemeni-Americans are criticizing the New York Post over its front page last week that featured a photograph of the burning World Trade Center and a quote from Democratic Muslim Rep. ...
Washington Times. Sun, 14 Apr 2019 21:17:44 -0400.
- McDermott Awarded Large Offshore EPCI Jackets Contract by Qatargas
HOUSTON, April 12, 2019 -- McDermott International, Inc. ...
PR Newswire. Fri, 12 Apr 2019 11:00:00 +0000.
- ArtTech Emerges In Bahrain With A Bigger Promise Ahead
As the synergy between art and technology continues to grow, art experiences get increasingly digital and less defined by geography.
By Elena Zavelev, Contributor. Forbes. Thu, 11 Apr 2019 18:00:00 +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