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Dump Truck Crashes Into A Highway Sign in Saudi Arabia

A dump truck, travelling down a highway in Dammam, Saudi Arabia with its container up, has been captured on a dashcam crashing into a highway sign. According to the report on local news website Al Sharq, It was a mechanical failure that cased the Hydraulic of bucket open up while the driver was not aware of the thing. The driver (Pakistani nationality) was injured and taken to the Central Hospital of Qatif for treatment. Before the truck gets to the sign, a pickup truck is seen speeding up behind it…

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Outrage on social media as video shows Saudi citizen beating expat worker in public

A brutal video showing a Saudi Nationality publicly bashing an expatriate worker in the Saudi Arabian city of Buraidah has caused outrage among social network users. The video posted on the YouTube on Sunday become viral on social media networks. It is not clear from the video why the Saudi was beating the worker. Reactions to the incident were divided, with many calling for the Saudi Citizen to be punished severely while others said the circumstances surrounding the incident should be studied before reaching a conclusion. However, Take the law…

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Top 10 Beaches In The Middle East

We’ve narrowed down the field of the Middle East’s diverse and abundant beaches to help you choose the spot to head on your Eid Holidays. We considered which beaches boast smooth sand, pleasant waters and high-quality tourist attractions to bring you this list of the best beaches in the Middle East. Read on to know if your favorite beach makes it to the top ten. 10. Emirates Palace Beach, Abu Dhabi, UAE Emirates Palace Beach, Abu Dhabi, UAE [Image from Flickr @dowzerr] With one of the most beautiful hotels in…

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6 Things We Do On The Causeway To Bahrain

For anyone living in the Eastern Province of the country, the Saudi-Bahrain Causeway is an all-together familiar struggle. From the past few years, the Causeway has become a topic of many conversations and debates. We never miss an opportunity to offer our 2 cents on what can be done to improve the situation. All plans are centered around avoiding the peak-hour traffic. In fact, the Saudi-Bahrain Causeway is a hot topic of discussion even in the MENA Economic Forum (we kid, off course. But you get the severity of the…

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20 Things You’ll Relate To If You’ve Ever Lived In The Middle East

 1. You’ve seen some of the most beautiful mosques in the world Sheikh Zayed Grand Mosque – Abu Dhabi Source 2. And it’s not only the mosques that are impressive, the city centers never fail to impress as well The Intersection of Giants – Dubai Source 3. You’d love to explore more of the Middle East’s diverse landscapes, but never really got the chance to do so Al Mughasil beach, Salalah Source 4. It doesn’t matter if you are never on time – everyone is used to people coming late…

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15 Unusual Places That You Won’t Believe Existed In The Middle East

Travelling around the Middle East is overwhelming and unforgettable. The Middle East has something to offer to every traveler: beaches, mountains, fauna, scenic beauty, luxury hotels, historical monuments, rich culture – a treat for all the senses. The experience will leave you a little exhausted; because there’s always something more to see. This wonderful land is riddled with so many mysteries and astonishing things which are at times uncanny. It is almost as if every corner of this land has something waiting to be unraveled, just like these: 1. Marble…

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Saudi Arabian Snowman – Collection

It doesn’t always snow in Saudi Arabia. But when it does, it’s a celebration for young generation. The bulk of the snow hit a town near the northern city of Tabuk last week and youth enjoyed the rare moment by building Snowmen. Unlike other part of the world, Snowmen made by Saudis reflecting their lifestyle and culture. Here we collected some of the images of Saudi Arabian Snowmen. Yalla sadeeq.. it’s chai time Bride and the Couple And some random people Because riding a real Camel is too mainstream Random warriors…

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Know Your Thobe – Different styles across the GCC

Just moved to any of the GCC Country? Or have you been here a while but haven’t figured out how to determine where a person is from by the style of their thobe? Maybe you were in a meeting or walking through mall, and you noticed the variation in clothing between people. This simple guide from Brownbook illustrated by Liz Ramos-Prado can be helpful in giving you a rough idea of where someone is from. Kuwaiti kanduras, noted for their use of high quality material, feature a one button collar…

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