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Teaching in a multicultural region

The borders that once defined countries, religions and races are shrinking daily and here we find ourselves in Dubai, UAE where multiculturalism is an entrenched reality (Orwin, 1996).

July 23, 2014 5:15
 
Interview with the new GCC Secretary-General

Interview with the new GCC Secretary-General

As GCC Secretary-General and the first Bahraini and first military man to take office, HE Dr. Abdullatif bin Rashid Al-Zayani hopes to usher political and social reform.

April 3, 2011 1:11
 
One card to rule them all

One card to rule them all

In an effort to reduce the bureaucratic heartache, the UAE’s Ministry of Interior will merge labor cards, residency permits and the national ID into one card starting from July 2010.

October 13, 2009 2:01
 
Rationalizing the veil

Rationalizing the veil

French President Nicolas Sarkozy opened up a can of feisty worms when he said the burqa is "a sign of subservience." Arab News asks scholars what they think the burqa signifies.

July 12, 2009 1:07
 
Saudi women on the prowl

Saudi women on the prowl

Saudi men claim women are stalking and harassing them at the workplace. Makkah’s Commission for the Promotion of Virtue and Prevention of Vice is looking into the complaints.

July 5, 2009 9:00
 
The ultimate protest

The ultimate protest

A 25-year-old Egyptian man cut off his penis in protest against a forced marriage.

June 3, 2009 7:47
 
Iran’s first female serial killer

Iran’s first female serial killer

Iran’s arrests its first reported female serial killer. But the country is no stranger to headline grabbing serial killings.

May 18, 2009 3:58
 
Facing up to fatwas

Facing up to fatwas

Muslim religious experts say that there is a need to regulate the ‘fatwa industry’, because of the increasing number of unqualified muftis dishing them out.

May 14, 2009 1:33
 
Tackling Saudi’s taboos

Tackling Saudi’s taboos

A new television program in the kingdom vividly portrays the problems faced by Saudi women, hoping to bring them out in the open, reports Arab News.

April 20, 2009 10:06
 
Ads implore Saudis to show mercy

Ads implore Saudis to show mercy

Six ads, one campaign: the ‘mercy’ PSA highlights a pressing issue faced in many Saudi households.

December 15, 2008 6:20