- Third plane out of Afghanistan with Americans on board lands in Doha
A third chartered flight carrying an unspecified number of American citizens as well as other civilians from Afghanistan landed in Qatar on Friday, U.S. special envoy Zalmai Khalilzad confirmed.
Thomas Barrabi. Fox News. Fri, 17 Sep 2021 23:46:56 GMT.
- DSEI 2021: Saudi Arabia continuing to build on engagement opportunities for foreign suppliers
Saudi Arabia is continuing to promote inward investment and contracting opportunities in its defence industry, His Excellency Ahmad Abdulaziz Al-Ohali, Governor of ...
Janes 360. Fri, 17 Sep 2021 17:05:15 Z.
- EU Parliament resolution urges sanctions on Lebanon officials
The strongly-worded European Parliament resolution accused Lebanese officials of obstructing Beirut blast probe.
Al Jazeera. Thu, 16 Sep 2021 20:00:38 +0000.
- Kenyan blogger: 'I thought I may never make it out of Qatar'
A Kenyan blogger who wrote about working conditions in Qatar was thrown into solitary confinement, given a huge fine and deported.
BBC News. Thu, 16 Sep 2021 18:31:42 GMT.
- Life-Size Camel Sculptures in Saudi Arabia Are Older Than Stonehenge, Pyramids of Giza
New research suggests the animal reliefs date to between 7,000 and 8,000 years ago
Smithsonian. Thu, 16 Sep 2021 17:02:08 +0000.
- Saudi Arabia camel carvings dated to prehistoric era
A new study suggests the sculptures in Saudi Arabia are far older than previously thought.
BBC News. Wed, 15 Sep 2021 10:18:03 GMT.
- Life-size camel carvings in Saudi Arabia are almost TWICE the age of Stonehenge
Life-size camel sculptures in Saudi Arabia that were thought to be 2,000 years old actually date back 8,000 years, new analysis by the Max Planck Institute for the Science of Human History has revealed.
Daily Mail. Wed, 15 Sep 2021 10:00:41 GMT.
- Former US intelligence officers admit to mercenary hacking for United Arab Emirates
Three former US intelligence and military officers have admitted working as mercenaries for the United Arab Emirates (UAE) and carrying out sophisticated hacking operations targeting victims in America.
Sky News. Wed, 15 Sep 2021 09:17:00 +0100.
- Mastercard (MA) Ties Up to Explore Digital Options in Saudi Arabia
Mastercard (MA) teams up with Resal, which intends to offer Mastercard's customers with enhanced digital shopping options and tap the growing digital trend across Saudi Arabia.
Zacks Equity Research. Zacks. Tue, 14 Sep 2021 15:28:00 GMT.
- US spy chief sees top terror risks from Yemen, Iraq, not Afghanistan
Afghanistan is no longer the prime concern when it comes to harbouring terrorists.
Straits Times. Tue, 14 Sep 2021 05:40:16 +0800.
- Russia to increase number of flights to Egypt, Hungary, Kazakhstan and Qatar
The crisis center also decided to boost the number of flights to Hungary, Kazakhstan, Qatar
Tass. Mon, 13 Sep 2021 20:46:21 +0300.
- Olympics Power Broker Convicted in Forgery Case
Sheikh Ahmad al-Sabah of Kuwait faces possible jail time, pending an appeal.
Tariq Panja. New York Times. Fri, 10 Sep 2021 22:51:10 +0000.
- Americans, others evacuated from Afghanistan in first airlift since withdrawal
The first commercial flight to leave Afghanistan since the full U.S. withdrawal from the country landed safely in Qatar on Thursday, the White House announced. A U.S. ...
Jeff Mordock. Washington Times. Thu, 09 Sep 2021 15:12:00 -0400.
- Iran Reaches Out To Neighbors As U.S. Warns Over Nuclear Talks
Iran's foreign minister has held talks with both his Qatari and UAE counterparts in the past day, as talks over the revival of the 2015 nuclear deal with the U.S. looks increasingly shaky.
By Dominic Dudley, Contributor. Forbes. Thu, 09 Sep 2021 07:49:48 -0400.
- UN: Yemeni Civilians Abandoned, Abused, Denied Justice After Six Years of War
UN experts say civilians are trapped in a life of intolerable suffering and desperation as Yemen enters its seventh year of civil war with no end in sight.
Voice of America. Wed, 08 Sep 2021 13:09:12 -0400.
- Qatar Airways Lists over 750 Jobs Since Jun 2021 and Focuses on Revenue Management
Qatar Airways Group has ramped up its number of job listings from double-digit figures in February 2020 to over 420 jobs in June 2021, according to Job Analytics database by GlobalData. ...
Travel Industry Wire. 2021-09-06 16:04:12 EST.
- Qatar Plans to Resume Gaza Funding With New Method Involving Abbas, UN
Hamas, blacklisted as a terrorist group in the West, has endorsed a new payment mechanism involving the rival Palestinian Authority (PA) of President Mahmoud Abbas as well as the United Nations.
Voice of America. Mon, 06 Sep 2021 09:00:07 -0400.
- Haig claims podium place as Roglic seals hat-trick of Vuelta wins
Jack Haig, riding for Bahrain Victorious, finished third overall in the general classification, 7 minutes, 40 seconds behind Primoz Roglic.
Sydney Morning Herald. Mon, 06 Sep 2021 04:49:56 +1000.
- 9/11: Osama bin Laden's teenage best friend: 'How is it possible this boy turned into a monster?'
It would reach 40C in the Saudi Arabian city of Jeddah during the summers of the early 1970s, when Dr Khaled Batarfi was a teenager. Each year, new skyscrapers were built in the sand, transforming the once-barren desert into a ...
New Zealand Herald. Sat, 04 Sep 2021 11:07:32 +1200.
- U.S. Senators Warn Lebanon To Avoid Iranian Fuel, Despite Crisis
Four visiting U.S. senators told Lebanese officials on September 1 that the United States was eager to help that country tackle its fuel shortages but warned against Beirut seeking to import Iranian oil to alleviate the problem.
Radio Liberty. Thu, 02 Sep 2021 05:34:38 +0000.
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 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
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