The idea of universal basic income is catching on in the wealthy, oil-exporting Arabian Peninsula, a region where conditions for introducing a universal cash-grant system are more favorable.

Arab world's perfect COVID-19 strom

March 28, 2020 11:50 am

BEIRUT – Middle Eastern and Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC) economies are heading toward a recession in 2020 as a result of the COVID-19 pandemic, collapsing oil prices, and the unfolding global financial crisis.

Marriott Hotel, Kathmandu is all set to serve Arabian cuisines for a week. The event ‘Arabian Souk’ is scheduled from November 9 to November 16.

DOHA, Dec 16: The World Cup is heading to Qatar in 2022 and plans are gathering pace with the unveiling of the spectacular design for the 80,000-seater Lusail Stadium, which will host the final of the tournament.

Yousef Jabarin says game in Jerusalem 'sends a dangerous message that the world is ignoring Israel's gross violations of human rights'

The Arab abyss

December 5, 2017 00:30 am

Disaster awaits any region that is helpless to shape its own future

DUBAI/DOHA, June 24: Four Arab states that imposed a boycott on Qatar have issued an ultimatum to Doha to close Al Jazeera television, curb ties with Iran, shut a Turkish base and pay reparations, demands so far reaching it would appear to be hard for Doha to comply.

WASHINGTON, June 7: President Donald Trump injected the United States into a volatile crisis among America's Mideast allies, siding Tuesday with Saudi Arabia and other countries against Qatar in a dispute that threatens to disrupt efforts to defeat the Islamic State group and counter Iran.

Arab nations cut ties with Qatar

Arab world on the brink of new turmoil

KATHMANDU, Feb 12: The Central Investigation Bureau (CIB) of Nepal Police on have arrested a murder convict from Saudi Arab with the help of INTERPOL.

KABUL, Afghanistan, Jan 11: The United Arab Emirates says five of its diplomats were killed in a bombing in Kandahar, Afghanistan, the previous day.