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Saudi teenager dancing the Macarena. (twitter)
August 23, 2017 - 09:23 GMT
The 14-year-old was questioned for showing “improper public behaviour” and disrupting traffic.
The number is up from the 30 used in 2016. (AFP/File)
August 23, 2017 - 09:21 GMT
The number is up from the 30 used in 2016.
Moscow received Khalifa Haftar this month for a third official visit in a year.
August 23, 2017 - 07:00 GMT
Comment: Although Russia appears to be shoring up relations with Khalifa Haftar, it is acting strategically to keep all potential emerging leaders on side, writes Guma ElGamaty.
Udair Karuppaiah was brought to Bahrain by the Saudi sponsor
August 22, 2017 - 13:57 GMT
An Indian expatriate who has been living illegally in Bahrain for the past two years is in desperate need of help after his Saudi sponsor stranded him in the Kingdom.
Sweets in preparation for Eid. (File/Photo)
August 22, 2017 - 11:31 GMT
The first day of Eid Al Adha will be September 1, 2017.
Hassan Nassrallah. (AFP)
August 22, 2017 - 10:00 GMT
The gorup's statement follows last week's van attack in a busy Barcelona street which left 15 people dead.
Elon Musk is very much aware of the dangers of killer robots. (AFP/File)
August 22, 2017 - 09:11 GMT
The letter to the UN was signed by 116 robotics and technology specialists from 26 countries.
A Saudi couple. (File/Photo)
August 21, 2017 - 15:00 GMT
The latest in the long saga of trivial cases of divorce in Saudi Arabia.
Their journey took them through the UK, France, Germany, Switzerland, Liechtenstein, Italy, Greece and Egypt. (Twitter)
August 21, 2017 - 12:40 GMT
Eight British men arrive in Saudi Arabia after cycling 3,000 miles from the UK to reach the Hejaz for the annual Hajj holy season.
The “land bridge” idea is now widely accepted with articles in most major Western newspapers on this issue | Shutterstock.
August 21, 2017 - 11:11 GMT
Over the last several months the notion that Iran is trying to construct a land bridge or corridor of power from Tehran, via Baghdad and Damascus, to Beirut, has gained traction.
“I’ve never been in a room with so many people sentenced to death.” (AFP/File)
August 21, 2017 - 10:32 GMT
“I’ve never been in a room with so many people sentenced to death.”
Salute to the victims of Barcelona by Lebanon's Armed Forces (LAF)
August 20, 2017 - 14:47 GMT
Lebanese army soldiers were pictured raising the Spanish flag on a recaptured militant position, in solidarity with the country following an IS-claimed terror attack in Barcelona.
Spain's King Felipe VI (CL) and Spain's Queen Letizia (CR) pay tribute to the victims of the Barcelona attack on Las Ramblas boulevard, in Barcelona on August 19, 2017, two days after a van ploughed into the crowd, killing 13 persons and injuring over 100
August 20, 2017 - 11:16 GMT
ISIS has claimed responsibility for the attack, in which a van rammed into a crowd on a busy tourist street in the Spanish city, killing 13 and injuring over 100.
Muslim scholars in Tunisia have blasted a “gender-equality” initiative proposed by President Beji Caid Essebsi (Flickr)
August 20, 2017 - 10:59 GMT
Muslim scholars in Tunisia have blasted a “gender-equality” initiative proposed by President Beji Caid Essebsi, saying that proposed legal changes included in the initiative -- especially those pertaining to inheritance -- contravene Islamic Law.
Known for his Islamophobic views, Trump adviser Steve Bannon was sacked on Friday (AFP)
August 19, 2017 - 08:19 GMT
Bannon was widely cited as the chief architect of the "Muslim Ban" early in the Trump administration, and long known for arguing the US and Europe is in a civilisational conflict with the Muslim world.
The Grand Mosque in Abu Dhabi is a popular site for many Muslims
August 18, 2017 - 14:38 GMT
“I’ve never been in a room with so many people sentenced to death.” These were the words of one of the delegates at the International Conference on Freedom of Conscience and Expression which hosted the largest gathering of ex-Muslims in history.