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August 16, 2017 - 12:56 GMT
"Transition: Contemporary Art from the Middle East" will showcase the work of 38 modern Arab artists, and will include workshops
The report failed to look into policy in the US, where Trump is battling with courts to ban Muslims from entering the country. (AFP)
August 16, 2017 - 08:59 GMT
US annual religious freedom report slams its allies in the Gulf, including Saudi Arabia and Bahrain.
Syria has become a political playground for big players in the region like Saudi Arabia. (AFP)
August 16, 2017 - 08:53 GMT
There’s something much bigger at stake than the fate of mere Syrians in the mind of these actors: an attempt to curtail and ideologically condition the trajectory of the Arab spring.
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August 16, 2017 - 08:12 GMT
It has not even been a month since social media in the region welcomed Oman’s star goalkeeper Ali al Habsi signing a three-year deal with Saudi giant Al Hilal with thousands of tweets and Facebook posts.
This move is the latest indication of developing alliances between the gulf and Iraq. (AFP)
August 15, 2017 - 13:36 GMT
For the past 27 years the border has been closed aside from once annually for the Hajj pilgrimage.
The  Saudi-led embargo has forced state-owned Qatar Airways to cancel more than 50 flights a day (AFP)
August 15, 2017 - 11:11 GMT
Ever wondered what would happen if a Qatar airways plane defied the Saudi ban on entering its airspace?
Diplomatic ties between the two countries were severed in the wake of Saddam Hussein’s 1990 invasion of Kuwait, but are now being revived. (Christophe Simon/ AFP)
August 15, 2017 - 08:49 GMT
Saudi Arabia and Iraq will launch a joint trade commission, the Saudi Cabinet announced on Monday.
Half a million people have been infected with the deadly disease as refuse services have all but stopped and water is unsafe to drink in war-struck Yemen. (AFP/File)
August 15, 2017 - 08:45 GMT
Half a million people have been infected with the deadly disease as refuse services have all but stopped and water is unsafe to drink in war-struck Yemen.
Saudi Crown Prince Mohammad Bin Salman. (AFP/ File)
August 15, 2017 - 08:22 GMT
The authority aims to regulate the military industry in the Kingdom and monitor its performance.
Saudi Energy Minister Khalid al-Falih (R) and Iraqi Oil Minister Jabbar al-Luaybi hold a joint press conference in the Saudi Red Sea resort. (AFP)
August 15, 2017 - 07:59 GMT
Saudi Arabia and Iraq launch joint trade commission.
Moqtada al-Sadr. (file/photo)
August 14, 2017 - 16:30 GMT
Who is Iraqi Shia cleric Moqtada al-Sadr?
Saudi Arabia hosted the only three IPOs of this quarter. (File photo)
August 14, 2017 - 14:35 GMT
Activity in the IPO segment in the GCC region witnessed a slowdown during the second quarter of 2017, according to a new report.
Twitter is popular among internet users in Saudi Arabia
August 14, 2017 - 12:10 GMT
Saudi Arabia has summoned a group of Twitter users for online posts allegedly threatening the "safety and moderate ideology of society", as the kingdom aims to curb dissent and sectarianism.
The recovery in oil prices this year had been a key factor behind the reduced budget deficit. (File photo)
August 14, 2017 - 10:50 GMT
Saudi Arabia’s budget deficit halved following sweeping spending cuts and a jump in oil revenues.
In excess of 2 million are expected for the Hajj this year. (File/Photo)
August 14, 2017 - 09:05 GMT
31 Muslim pilgrims have died whilst carrying out the annual Hajj pilgrimage.
Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman. (AFP)
August 14, 2017 - 08:28 GMT
Iraqi Minister reveals how he has been assigned to mediate between Saudi Arabia and Iran.