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Grammar jihad: Arabic spelling mistakes earn hefty fines

05 February, 2018

In what is perhaps a world first, the capital of the United Arab Emirates is to impose a $275 fine for Arabic grammar bloopers on signs and billboards.

Kuwait sentences blogger to 5 years for 'insulting' UAE

05 February, 2018

Social media figure Abdullah al-Saleh has been sentenced to an extra five years in prison after criticising the UAE's role in the region.

Egypt: Barred presidential challenger spokesman attacks Sisi over crackdown

05 February, 2018

ِThe spokesman of a barred candidate in Egypt's presidential election has accused President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi of hypocrisy over measures taken against the presidential hopeful.

Saudis are occupiers, says Yemen's first female Nobel laureate

05 February, 2018

Tawakkol Karman, the first Yemeni and Arab woman to win the Nobel Peace Prize, has been sacked by her party for criticising Saudi role in the war ravaging her country.

Anti-Doha bloc plotted 'invasion', says Qatar defence minister

04 February, 2018

A Saudi-led bloc boycotting Qatar plotted to invade Doha at the start of the Gulf crisis last year, Qatar's defence minister has revealed.

Kuwait students launch campaign against 'normalisation' with Israel

03 February, 2018

Kuwaiti students have kicked off a campaign to discourage Arab countries from "normalising" relations with Israel, amid anger over Washington's decision to recognise Jerusalem as the capital of

Soccer breaks through the blockade of Qatar

01 February, 2018

The Champions League of the Asian Football Confederation could be an opportunity for mutual respect amid the blockade on Qatar, writes Anthony Harwood.

Oman aviation set to soar

31 January, 2018

Analysis: The sultanate is establishing itself as a regional hub, and is seeing business take off, writes Alex Macheras.

A note to UAE: African Lives Matter

31 January, 2018

Comment: Protesters demonstrating against UAE's role in the slave trade showed that the tide could be turning on Trump's divide and rule tactics, writes Tom Charles.

Trump's 'sovereignty safeguards' leave Yemeni refugees for dead

30 January, 2018

Comment: The US is opting out of global solutions to share responsibility for the burden of migration which it has promulgated, writes Rose Worden.

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