List of Winners of Prince Mohammad Bin Fahd Prize for Best Charity Performance Unveiled

The list of recipients of the Prince Mohammad Bin Fahd Prize for Best Charity Performance (2019-2020) has been unveiled by the Arab Administrative Development Organization (ARADO).   The list includes associations and institutions from 11 Arab countries, including the Moroccan Read more

Qatar scraps execution of Tunisian national charged with murder

Qatar Wednesday after the intervention of Tunisian President Kais Saied cancelled the execution of a Tunisian national charged with the murder of a Somalian soldier in the Gulf country, Webdo Tunis reports. Saied’s office in a statement said Qatar’s Emir Read more

Saudi Crown Prince undergoes successful surgery operation

Saudi Arabia Crown Prince Mohamed bin Salman, MbS, successfully underwent a laparoscopic surgery at King Faisal Specialist Hospital in Riyadh, Gulf Business reports. The surgery, according to state-run SPA, took place to treat appendicitis. A video tweeted by the agency, Read more

UAE, Qatar make first contact in Kuwait after al-Ula Declaration

Officials from UAE and Qatar met Monday for the first time in Kuwait to discuss mechanism for the implementation of the January AlUla Declaration that put an end to years of diplomatic crisis between Qatar and its Gulf neighbors. “The Read more

Covid-19: Oman bans travelers from 10 countries

Oman has banned travelers from 10 countries from entering its territory for a period of 15 days as part measure to curb the spread of the Covid-19. Gulf state’s coronavirus committee, Zawya reports, announced the directive noting that the move Read more

Dutch Adyen company to set Middle East regional office in Dubai

Amsterdam-based E-commerce and financial firm Adyen has chosen Dubai to set up its Middle East regional headquarters.   The company in November announced its plans to expand to the region as part of its global expansion plan.   The firm Read more

Warner Music Group Corp (WMG) buys minority stakes in Saudi Rotana Music

US-based Warner Music Group Corp (WMG) has acquired minority stakes in Rotana Music label owned by Prince Al-Waleed bin Talal for strategic positioning in the Middle East region. “We’re thrilled to be joining with Rotana, whose significant presence in the Read more

Qatar Airways Cargo resumes services in Egypt, Saudi Arabia and UAE from Feb 21

Qatar Airways Cargo Thursday said it would recommence operating services to and from Egypt, UAE and Saudi Arabia from Feb. 21. “Effective 21 February 2021, Qatar Airways Cargo will recommence cargo sales and bookings in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia, Read more