Saudi: 11-hr-surgery to separate conjoined Iraqi twins begins

Riyadh, Jan. 12 -- A team of doctors and specialists have started a 11-hour surgery to separate a set of Iraqi conjoined twins- Ali and Omer at King Abdullah Specialized Children's Hospital (KASCH) in... Read More

World number 1 golfer Lydia Ko to play for Saudi tournament

Hyderabad, Jan. 12 -- The world number one female golfer and 2021 champion, New Zealander Lydia Ko, will play in the 2023 Aramco Saudi Ladies International in February. The Aramco Saudi Ladies Intern... Read More

Saudi: 255 female recruits graduate with degree in diplomatic security

Riyadh, Jan. 12 -- The Kingdom of Saudi Arabia's General Security announced the graduation of the fourth batch of 255 female recruits, in the qualifying course for the basic personnel at the Women's T... Read More

UAE's Etihad, Emirates among world's most punctual airlines in 2022

Abu Dhabi, Jan. 12 -- The United Arab Emirates (UAE) carriers Etihad Airways and Emirates Airline was ranked among the top 20 most punctual airlines in the Middle East and worldwide in 2022, according... Read More

UAE: Filipino expats take home suitcases full of onions as prices hit Rs 737/kg

Hyderabad, Jan. 12 -- From salads to stews, onions are a staple in almost every Filipino dish, but now this vegetable costs nearly three times as much as chicken in the Philippines, expats in theUAEar... Read More

UAE: Over 79,000 golden visas issued in 2022

Abu Dhabi, Jan. 12 -- The General Directorate of Residency and Foreigners Affairs in Dubai (GDRFA) announced on Wednesday that over 79,000 golden visas were issued in 2022 across all categories, the E... Read More

Yemen: 7 displaced children die of cold wave in Marib camps

Sanaa, Jan. 11 -- The severe cold wave in the Yemeni governorate of Marib has caused the death of seven children in camps for the displaced there, Xinhua News Agency reported. The official government... Read More

Dubai announces 1st-of-its-kind Golden Pension scheme for taxi drivers

Abu Dhabi, Jan. 11 -- More than 9,000 taxi drivers will benefit fromthe Golden Pension scheme, set up by the National Bonds, UAE-based Shari'a-compliant savings and investment company. The first-of-i... Read More

Saudi launches 'Made in Makkah', 'Made in Madinah' identities

Riyadh, Jan. 11 -- The Kingdom of Saudi Arabia (KSA) has launched "Made in Makkah" and "Made in Madinah" identities, for pilgrims to two holy cities, the Saudi Press Agency (SPA) reported. Prince Kha... Read More

Amnesty Intl dubs Israeli ban on Palestinian flag 'repressive'

Hyderabad, Jan. 11 -- The human rights organization Amnesty International has criticised Israeli National Security Minister Itamar Ben Gvir's ban on raising the Palestinian flag in public places as 'r... Read More