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Remittances to East Asia and the Pacific will increase by only 2.8 percent in 2015. (Shutterstock)
May 25, 2015 - 09:21 GMT
Moderate slowdown in remittances from overseas workers in the UAE to East Asia will hit the poor the hardest, according to the World Bank.
Civilians survey the damage from a Saudi-led coalition airstrike near Sanaa airport in Yemen. (AFP/File)
May 25, 2015 - 09:00 GMT
Senior Yemeni politicians say UN-brokered peace talks set for the end of the month in Geneva have been postponed, no new date set.
We're not sure what's actually in store for this accidental YouTube star, but what happens at the end of the video he produced this week has people raging. (YouTube)
May 25, 2015 - 08:55 GMT
An online rant is ruffling feathers in Saudi Arabia.
An armed gunman loyal to fugitive President Abed Rabbo Mansour Hadi takes position against Houthis in the Yemeni city of Taez, May 24, 2015. (AFP/File)
May 25, 2015 - 08:35 GMT
Residents were evacuated after Saudi forces clashed with Houthi militias overnight Sunday on the Haradh border crossing.
A displaced Yemeni child takes refuge in a school after her family fled fighting between tribesmen and Houthi militias, May 18, 2015. (AFP/File)
May 25, 2015 - 08:10 GMT
At least 135 children have been killed by Saudi airstrikes in Yemen since the kingdom launched action against Houthis in March, according to a UNICEF statement.
A group of volunteers help reconstruct a mosque in Qatif, which was bombed by Daesh, May 24, 2015. (AFP/File)
May 25, 2015 - 07:00 GMT
King Salman said all culprits behind the deadly Shia mosque bombing would be "severely punished" and brought to justice.
A $100 billion city to be built from scratch in Saudi Arabia will be completed by 2035 to serve as a commercial hub for countries on the Red Sea.
May 24, 2015 - 16:00 GMT
A $100 billion city to be built from scratch in Saudi Arabia will be completed by 2035 to serve as a commercial hub for countries on the Red Sea.
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May 24, 2015 - 15:02 GMT
Fitness Time has been chosen as the official partner of FC Barcelona in Saudi Arabia and the United Arab Emirates. Under the partnership agreement reached between the two sides...
Shams is as famous for her war of words as she is for her music! (Twitter)
May 24, 2015 - 14:00 GMT
Will the two Gulf stars bury the hatchet now that Shams has bestowed her forgiveness on Ahlam?
Bonki Rushdi Tojikiston decided to move towards Islamic banking in October 2014. (Pixabay)
May 24, 2015 - 08:00 GMT
BRT in Tajikistan looks to Saudi-based ICD, an arm of the Islamic Development Bank, in their move towards a shariah compliant financial system.
A Saudi man reacts following a blast inside a mosque, in the mainly Shiite Saudi Gulf coastal town of Qatif, 400 kms east of Riyadh, on May 22, 2015.  (AFP/Husein Radwan)
May 24, 2015 - 07:09 GMT
Saudi Arabia's official press agency claims the suspect, Saleh al-Qashaami, was already wanted by Saudi security agencies.