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The Great Omani Outdoors

By MOHAMED EL HEBEISHY | LIFE.STYLE@ARABNEWS.COM Are you into outdoor activities? Do you like to go hiking, camping or perhaps bird watching? Now that the cooler season has arrived, it is a great opportunity to head to Oman and enjoy the multitude of different outdoor activities the Sultanate has to […]

Lady doctor sues Haia member for misconduct

By ARAB NEWS ALKHOBAR: The Commission for Promotion of Virtue and Prevention of Vice (Haia) has started investigating allegations that a Haia member harassed and humiliated a woman doctor, Al-Madinah Arabic daily reported. “The investigation committee at the Haia has started a probe into the entire issue. We are awaiting […]

Philippines: Changing face of terror

Courtesy Asia Times Online: By Jacob Zenn. The Armed Forces of the Philippines (AFP) has recently redoubled its efforts to capture suspected insurgents responsible for the killing of 19 special forces troops in al-Barka, Basilan in mid-October and in the process uproot the remaining pockets of Abu Sayyaf fighters in […]