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A touching rendition of the song ALL YOU NEED IS LOVE. Sang by the people in 156 Countries. A song for everyone to share. This is for the awareness of AIDS i...
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There's no actual law against women driving in Saudi Arabia. But it's forbidden. Two years ago, Manal al-Sharif decided to encourage women to drive by doing so -- and filming herself for YouTube. Hear her story of what happened next.
Paul Moss meets the westerners who have emigrated to the United Arab Emirates.
A 25-year-old Saudi woman makes history by reaching the summit of the world's highest mountain.
With its marbled walkways, gold-plated walls and space-age design, the proposed new metro hub in Riyadh will be the envy of weary commuters around the world when it is completed in double-quick time under the orders of ruler King Abdullah.
During London Mayor Boris Johnson's recent visit to Dubai on an investment promotion trip, he jokingly declared that he is "mayor of the eighth emirate." Though uttered in typical self-deprecating jest, the mayor of the world's greatest city...
Sheikha Hussah Sabah al-Salem al-Sabah, princess of Kuwait, is the Director General of the DAI (Dar Al-Athar Al-Islammiyah) in Kuwait City. The DAI began as ...
UCL Qatar shows backstage work of a museum - The Peninsula Peninsula On-line DOHA: As part of the Qatar UK 2013 Year of Culture celebrations, an exhibition by University College London Qatar (UCL Qatar), Backstage, explores the work that goes on...
Times of Oman Flood fears rising in Ibri Times of Oman Civil Defence officials, with the help of the 'choppers,' are braving the bad weather and are engaged in rescue operations," a resident of Nizwa told Times of Oman.
Dubai achieved what 'New York did in 150 years' Emirates 24/7 “When I first heard about Dubai it was from someone who had never been.
NPR (blog) The Challenges Of Making A Film In Saudi Arabia NPR (blog) Saudi Arabia's strict interpretation of Islam is the backdrop for most every aspect of the film.
The Guardian Qatar returns statues to Greece amid nudity dispute The Guardian In another hopeful sign, the emir of Qatar, Sheik Hamad bin Khalifa Al Thani, recently bought six isles in the Ionian sea with a view to building palaces on them for his...
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The first woman from Saudi Arabia to scale Mount Everest said on Tuesday she didn't set out to inspire a movement, but would be happy if her feat changes people's opinions of Saudi women.
Nasa satellites orbiting the Earth have captured a 6,000-mile-long, 120-mile-wide panoramic photo of the planet starting in northern Russia and swooping down to South Africa.
Researchers from Indiana University are trying to discover how copper coins from Africa, dating back to the 900s, ended up in Australia six centuries before the antipodean country was first 'discovered'.
The government of the Arabian Gulf sultanate is charting a course for women at the helm of its plans for sporting success
Farmers in Abu Dhabi are working with the government on ambitious plans to cut their water use in half by next year.
Gulf Times Finding truffles in Qatar - Gulf Times Gulf Times A few weeks ago my friend told me that he'd seen people searching for truffles in Qatar. At first I was incredulous, how can the delicacy of European cuisine be found in Qatar's desert?
Qatar offers $135 million for restoration of historic sites in Sudan Sudan Tribune April 27, 2013 (KHARTOUM) – The Sudanese tourism minister Mohamed Abdul-Karim Al-Had, disclosed that Qatar is offering $135 million in a joint Sudanese-Qatari...
Welcome to the most exciting city in the Middle East! Dubai has grown at a fantastic speed over the last four decades from a small fishing and pearling town to become an international, multicultural hub for business, leisure and pleasure.
Too hot for Saudi Dothan Eagle Al Gala, a man from the United Arab Emirates, which is apparently the only place in the entire Arabian Peninsula where fun is allowed, was recently deported along with two compatriots from a film festival because...
Oman Daily Observer The mighty Al Hajar and summer rains Oman Daily Observer The mountains and hills of Oman have always captivated everyone. For me personally a drive to the interior has always left me in awe of this land.