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Khalifa International Stadium
August 19, 2017 - 20:28 GMT
The ongoing Gulf crisis has had little impact on the preparations for the 2022 FIFA World Cup in Qatar, Supreme Committee for Delivery and Legacy (SC) Secretary-General Hassan al Thawadi has said.
Al Ain team
August 19, 2017 - 20:06 GMT
‘The friendly matches were ideal for preparation but the actual contest will be way different’
Qatar's Emir Sheikh Tamim bin Hamad Al Thani (AFP)
August 19, 2017 - 10:48 GMT
Saudis are being encouraged to dob in their Qatar-sympathizing countrymen via a Twitter hashtag.
“Attacks carried out by air caused over half of all child casualties, with at least 349 killed and 333 injured
August 19, 2017 - 07:47 GMT
The report claims 51 per cent of all child deaths and injuries in Yemen last year were the result of military operations by the coalition, describing the death toll as “unacceptably high”.
Through the new e-commerce store, visitors will now be able to browse and buy the entire range of HTC smartphones and accessories. (Pixabay)
August 17, 2017 - 13:35 GMT
HTC has launched a new e-commerce store to bring leading innovations in smart mobile devices to consumers across Saudi Arabia.
Earlier this year, al-Sadr had called on Syrian President Bashar al-Assad to
August 17, 2017 - 09:31 GMT
UAE owned publications say Moqtada al-Sadr's visit to Abu Dhabi and Riyadh was triggered after the leader publicly opposed Tehran's regional politics.
Detail from Ayham Jabr's
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.