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Skiing Attracts Saudis to Tabuk

Skiing Attracts Saudis to Tabuk

For two or three weeks a year, Saudis can enjoy the snowfall on the mountains of Jabal al-Lawz, Jabal al-Thahir, and Jabal Alkan in Tabuk, northwestern Saudi Arabia. And days ago, the snow fell intermittently on those mountains, which turned the place into a tourist destination for families and t

Living Conditions Suffocate the Lebanese, Exacerbate their Suffering

Living Conditions Suffocate the Lebanese, Exacerbate their Suffering

A series of crises have hit the Lebanese since the start of the new year, the most severe of which was perhaps more electricity rationing in most areas.

Yemen PM to Asharq Al-Awsat: Implementing Riyadh Agreement Needs Wisdom, Patience

Yemeni Prime Minister Maeen Abdulmalik ruled out the possibility of holding new talks with the Iran-backed Houthi militias as long as they continue to obstruct the implementation of the Stockholm agreement. He also spoke of progress in implementing the Riyadh Agreement that was signed between the

Exclusive - Crisis Fails to Reunite Lebanon’s March 14 Forces

Exclusive - Crisis Fails to Reunite Lebanon’s March 14 Forces

A new crisis emerged in Lebanon after the “Shiite duo” of Amal and Hezbollah, as well as the Free Patriotic Movement, voted for Hassan Diab as the country’s new prime minister-designate.

Tahrir Square: Singing, Dancing, Football, and Free Soup

Tahrir Square: Singing, Dancing, Football, and Free Soup

Around a month ago, there were no more than ninety tents for people to sleep in Baghdad’s Tahrir Square. Not because the protesters were few, but because many of them would sleep on the streets as the weather in Iraq during October and mid-November is kind, so sleeping in the open is not a proble

Syria: Ras al-Ain Locals Prevented from Returning Home 

Syria: Ras al-Ain Locals Prevented from Returning Home 

Lying on a UNHCR handout sleeping mat in a refugee shelter in Syria’s Al-Hasakah governorate, 40-year-old Saadiya can’t hold back the tears streaming from her eyes. A few days ago, she had visited her household in Ras al-Ain where she discovered that it was robbed empty. “They stole mattresses

Astana Meeting Criticizes US Presence, Israel’s Raids but Forgets the Golan

Astana Meeting Criticizes US Presence, Israel’s Raids but Forgets the Golan

The latest meeting that brought together “guarantor states” (Russia, Turkey, and Iran) of the Sochi-Astana process in the Kazakh capital reflected a prioritization of geo-political concerns at the expense of the priorities of the Syrian people. The focus shifted from Idlib in the Syrian northwest

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