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Yemenis visit the grave of relatives reportedly killed by Saudi-led coalition forces. (AFP/file)
June 30, 2016 - 08:30 GMT
"Saudi Arabia has amassed an appalling record of violations in Yemen while a Human Rights Council member," said Philippe Bolopion, the deputy director for global advocacy at Human Rights Watch.
Lama Sabri could face consequences for her openly anti-Monarchy political views (Shutterstock)
June 29, 2016 - 15:44 GMT
Lama Sabri, wife of well-known Saudi comedian Omar Hussein, has come under fire for a series of tweets she wrote attacking the
Bahraini Shia demonstrators protest the arrest and persecution of top Shia cleric Sheikh Isa Qassim.  (AFP/Mohammed Al-Shaikh)
June 29, 2016 - 15:20 GMT
Bahrain stripped eight Shia nationals of their citizenship and imprisoned them for anti-government activity.
Dubai Parks and Resorts recently raised AED 1.68 billion in an oversubscribed rights issue to raise funds for a SIx Flags theme park in Dubai. (Wikimedia Commons)
June 29, 2016 - 10:00 GMT
New Saudi theme park gets the go-ahead after Dubai ruler clarifies that 'exclusive GCC deal' with the US company includes both Dubai and Saudi Arabia.
Saudi Foreign Minister Adel al-Jubeir said Hezbollah is only working for Iranian interests and prolonging Lebanon's political crisis. (AFP/File)
June 29, 2016 - 06:30 GMT
Riyadh hits back after Hezbollah said Saudi interests were preventing Lebanon from electing a president.
Raha Moharrak (Photo: CNN)
June 28, 2016 - 15:25 GMT
Having been a curious child, Raha Moharrak always dreamed of having chal- lenging adventures and seeing the world. She graduated...
A program for the restoration of historic mosques under the (SCTNH) was started in cooperation with the Ministry of Islamic Affairs. (File photo)
June 28, 2016 - 12:23 GMT
Of the 800 surveyed mosques in the Kingdom, 21 have already been restored by the Saudi Commission for Tourism and National Heritage and Ministry of Islamic Affairs.
Hussain Abu Hilal is a well-established HR professional with more than 12 years of work experience and a Bachelor’s degree in Business Administration. (Bayt)
June 28, 2016 - 08:47 GMT
The seasoned HR professional explains why investing in employees development pays off.
Lebanese members of parliament count the votes after casting their ballots to elect the new Lebanese president in the parliament building in downtown Beirut on April 23, 2014. (AFP/Joseph Eid)
June 28, 2016 - 08:30 GMT
'The reason behind the presidential vacuum is that local political forces are awaiting foreign instructions, especially a Saudi decision,' Hezbollah’s Deputy Secretary General Sheikh Naim Qassem said on Monday.“
France is Saudi Arabia's third largest trading partner. (AFP/Stephane de Sakutin)
June 28, 2016 - 08:00 GMT
After yesterday's visit with President Hollande, Deputy Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman will meet with French leaders to finalise major pacts in various fields.
Over the past ten years, Jordan has witnessed a rising demand on electricity that ranged between 5-7 percent annually.
June 27, 2016 - 13:00 GMT
Jordan Nuclear Power Company CEO Dr. Ahmad Hiyasat said that the bilateral cooperation will ensure sustainable development and confront rising prices in the energy sector.
Foreign-backed militants patrol in the Syrian city of Idlib. (AFP/file)
June 27, 2016 - 10:30 GMT
The US-Saudi weapons were stolen by Jordanian intelligence agents and sold to arms dealers on the black market.
Deputy Crown Prince Muhammad Bin Salman and Bill Gates. (SPA)
June 27, 2016 - 08:00 GMT
Prince Muhammad Bin Salman ends his US visit by meeting Silicon Valley tech giants and announcing a new welfare initiative between the Misk Al-Khair Charity Organization and the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation.
Syrian refugees in Germany prepare Iftar together (AFP)
June 26, 2016 - 17:47 GMT
Twitter users criticised the gathering for its "depravity".
A picture taken on January 14, 2014 through the window of an airplane shows the Red Sea's Tiran and the Sanafir islands in the Straits of Tiran between Egypt's Sinai Peninsula and Saudi Arabia. (AFP/File)
June 26, 2016 - 16:00 GMT
The government has appealed a lower court's decision to annul the transfer of the islands to Saudi Arabia.