Companies may ban Muslim employees from wearing a headscarf under certain conditions, the European Union's (EU) top court said on Thursday in a ruling on two cases brought by women in Germany who were suspended from their jobs for wearing one. ..
Shops in Saudi Arabia may now stay open during prayer times, a leading government-linked newspaper said on Friday, relaxing the kingdom's strict rules on closing shops and businesses for prayer five times a day. It is the latest in a series of..
The US has issued a warning to firms over the risks of doing business in Hong Kong after China imposed a new national security law there last year. A new business advisory tells multinational firms that they are subject to the laws and that t..
Mecca: Pilgrims began arriving in the holy city of Mecca on Saturday for the second downsized hajj staged during the coronavirus pandemic, circling Islam's holiest site in masks and on distanced paths. The kingdom is allowing only 60,000 ..
Pakistani Prime Minister Imran Khan has called on the United States to find a political settlement to its war in Afghanistan before withdrawing from the country, as he ruled out hosting any US military bases to be used against other countries. Kha..
Abu Dhabi is approximately 135 km or 84 miles away from Dubai. With this distance, you can easily visit the country’s capital city whenever you are in the City of Gold. And although Abu Dhabi is not as famous as Dubai among tourists, the U..
It’s the 21st Century, when the pandemic era and the ‘New Normal’ kick in. People work, shop, and go to school — all from home, thanks to the Internet. You can do everything at your fingertips and from the comfort of your couc..
An extraordinary session of the Arab League Council at the level of permanent representatives will take place tomorrow (Monday) at the headquarters of the Arab League to discuss Israeli crimes in occupied Al Quds. The session will be chaired by..
The holy month of Ramadan is coming. Muslims around the world are set to begin their 30-day fast. But, what is fasting and why Muslims do it during Ramadan? Fasting is to abstain from all or some kinds of food or drink, especially as a religious o..