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Frankincense, from Oman to the World

Frankincense, the wealth of ancient Oman, flowed from the scared trunks of scrappy little trees on the wadi flats and mountain sides of misty Dhofar. The prized scent intensified as the resin dried and hardened.Then it was sent out by land and sea across the known world. 249 more words

Oman

Qatar set to build embassy in Gaza Strip

JAN. 9, 2017

GAZA (Ma’an) — Qatar has reportedly decided to build an embassy in the besieged Gaza Strip during a meeting of the Qatari committee for Gaza reconstruction on Monday. 258 more words

Islamic History

Qatar set to build embassy in Gaza Strip

JAN. 9, 2017

GAZA (Ma’an) — Qatar has reportedly decided to build an embassy in the besieged Gaza Strip during a meeting of the Qatari committee for Gaza reconstruction on Monday. 258 more words

Atmariar Gulf

Saudi unblocks military aid to Lebanon: Lebanese source

Riyadh (AFP)

Jan 10, 2017

Saudi Arabia and Lebanon agreed Tuesday to hold talks on restoring a $3-billion military aid package, opening a “new page” in relations, a Lebanese official source said. 532 more words

Islamic History

Saudi unblocks military aid to Lebanon: Lebanese source

Riyadh (AFP)

Jan 10, 2017

Saudi Arabia and Lebanon agreed Tuesday to hold talks on restoring a $3-billion military aid package, opening a “new page” in relations, a Lebanese official source said. 532 more words

Atmariar Gulf

UAE mourns 5 diplomats killed in mysterious Afghan bombing

January 11, 2017

KANDAHAR, Afghanistan (AP) — The killing of five diplomats from the United Arab Emirates in a bombing in southern Afghanistan marks the deadliest attack ever for the young nation’s diplomatic corps, though it’s too soon to tell who was behind it or if the Gulf envoys were even the targets. 774 more words

Islamic History

Muhammad bin Salmaan and the return of Idolatry to the Arabian Peninsula

In the Name of Allah, the Most Merciful, the Most Compassionate

All praise belongs to Allah alone, and may the blessings and peace be upon our prophet Muhammad, his family and his companions. 2,347 more words

Arabian Peninsula