- NHS doctor who lied about his age to land a job faces jail after admitting manslaughter
Shahida Parveen collapsed and died after Dr Isyaka Mamman, 85, botched taking a bone marrow sample from her at Royal Oldham Hospital on September 3, 2018.
Daily Mail. Sat, 21 May 2022 00:06:22 +0100.
- Germany, Qatar sign energy partnership agreement
Deal will see Doha and Berlin focus on developing trade relations in liquefied natural gas, among other energy sources.
Al Jazeera. Fri, 20 May 2022 14:55:34 +0000.
- Naval Group launches second Gowind corvette for UAE
French shipbuilder Naval Group has launched the second Gowind 2500 corvette on order for the United Arab Emirates (UAE).
Janes 360. Fri, 20 May 2022 12:05:31 Z.
- Juan Carlos, Former King, Returns to Spain
The former monarch left his country in the wake of fraud investigations, which have since been dropped, and now lives in the United Arab Emirates.
Raphael Minder. New York Times. Thu, 19 May 2022 20:06:10 +0000.
- Women to officiate during men's World Cup for first time ever
Female football referees will work at matches at a major men's tournament for the first time ever during the Qatar World Cup.
Sky News. Thu, 19 May 2022 16:02:00 +0100.
- Female referees to officiate at men's World Cup for first time in Qatar
Female referees will officiate matches at this year's men's World Cup for the first time in the event's history.
BBC News. Thu, 19 May 2022 13:15:00 GMT.
- LGBTQ+ in Qatar: 'Waking up in fear every day is exhausting'
Fifa has said it will cancel the World Cup 2022 contracts of any hotel in Qatar that does not allow same-sex couples to stay.
BBC News. Thu, 19 May 2022 08:06:14 GMT.
- Russian Gymnast Banned For One Year For Wearing Pro-War 'Z' Symbol
A Russian artistic gymnast has been banned from competition for one year for displaying the letter "Z" -- a sign of support for Russia's war against Ukraine -- on his outfit during a competition in Qatar in March.
Radio Liberty. Wed, 18 May 2022 12:11:54 +0000.
- Iran-backed Hezbollah and allies lose majority in Lebanese parliament, final results show
The results could open the way for Saudi Arabia to reassert influence in the country.
Straits Times. Wed, 18 May 2022 06:37:43 +0800.
- VTB withdraws from shareholders of Qatari CQUR Bank
The Russian bank owned 19% of the shares
Tass. Mon, 16 May 2022 19:51:59 +0300.
- Dubai delivery workers go on second rare strike this month
Food-delivery workers protesting meager pay and inadequate protections have walked off the job across Dubai, their company confirmed Tuesday, marking the second strike in as many weeks in an emirate that outlaws dissent.
Isabel Debre. Washington Times. Tue, 10 May 2022 05:23:42 -0400.
- Arabian Travel Market (ATM) 2022 Takes Place in Dubai from Monday 9 to Thursday 12 May
Arabian Travel Market (ATM) 2022 is ready to welcome the world to the UAE from Monday 9 to Thursday 12 May, playing host to 1,500 exhibitors, representatives from 112 global destinations, and an anticipated 20,000 attendees. ...
Travel Industry Wire. 2022-04-26 09:00:46 EST.
- The Energy Transition Cannot Be Won By Hypocrites
This Age of Hypocrisy does not bode well for any global effort that requires sacrifice, courage and integrity. From climate change and malnutrition to Ukraine and Yemen, global leaders pretend like they are doing everything possible. ...
By Wal Van Lierop, Contributor. Forbes. Mon, 25 Apr 2022 17:11:05 -0400.
- KBR Inks 7-Year Maintenance Services Contract, Boosts Backlog
Per the latest contract, KBR is set to offer maintenance services at the SATORP refinery in Jubail, Kingdom of Saudi Arabia.
Zacks Equity Research. Zacks. Wed, 20 Apr 2022 16:32:00 GMT.
- House Democrats ask Biden to get tougher with Saudi Arabia
- U.S. Navy says new task force to patrol Red Sea amid Yemen war
DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — The U.S. ...
Jon Gambrell. Washington Times. Wed, 13 Apr 2022 08:06:46 -0400.
- Saudi Arabia to Allow 1 Million Hajj Pilgrims This Year
Saudi Arabia said Saturday it will permit 1 million Muslims from inside and outside the country to participate in this year's hajj, a sharp uptick after pandemic restrictions forced two years of drastically pared-down pilgrimages. ...
Voice of America. Fri, 08 Apr 2022 23:57:58 -0400.
- Kuwait Government Resigns Three Months After Formation
Kuwait's government resigned on Tuesday, three months after it was sworn in, state media reported, amid escalating disputes with parliament. ...
Voice of America. Tue, 05 Apr 2022 08:35:28 -0400.
- Morrison prepared to sign statutory declaration denying he used race in bid for seat
Scott Morrison denies the allegations, as members of the Lebanese community who know the Prime Minister reject the accusations.
Anthony Galloway. Sydney Morning Herald. Sun, 03 Apr 2022 17:35:15 +1000.
- The United Arab Emirates' Earliest Buildings Are 8,500 Years Old
Found off the coast of Abu Dhabi, the structures likely served as houses for Ghagha Island's Neolithic inhabitants
Smithsonian. Tue, 29 Mar 2022 21:01:48 +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 2020, the population of
Saudi Arabia was estimated at 34,813,871.
The Kingdom of Bahrain's capital city is Manama, and its national
currency is the Bahrain Dinar. The estimated population of Bahrain
in 2020 was 1,701,575.
The Hashemite Kingdom of Jordan's capital city is Amman, and its
national currency is the Jordanian Dinar. In 2020, the population
of Jordan was estimated at 10,203,134.
The State of Kuwait's
capital city is Kuwait City, and its national
currency is the Kuwaiti Dinar. The estimated population of Kuwait
in 2020 was 4,270,571.
The Republic of Lebanon's capital city is Beirut, and its national
currency is the Lebanese Pound. In 2020, the population of Lebanon
was estimated at 6,825,445.
The Sultanate of Oman's capital city is Muscat,
and its national currency is the Omani Real.
The estimated population of Oman in 2020 was 5,106,626.
The State of Qatar's capital city is Doha, and its national currency
is the Qatari Riyal. Qatar's estimated population in 2020 was
The United Arab Emirates' capital city is Abu Dhabi, and its national
currency is the Dirham. In 2020, 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 2020 was estimated at