ABU MUHAMMED: if you really want to know when Ramadan begins do what many of us do–go out on the 28th of Shaaban just before sunset and look for the new moon.
VIDEO: At 600m the Skytree is twice as tall as the Eiffel Tower and is the tallest broadcast tower in the world. Report by ITN’s Genelle Aldred.
AMERICAN BEDU: GCC residents and in particular Saudis are great fans of all things Disney. Will we see one of their parks here?
JAMES M. DORSEY: Sepp Blatter, a month after opening the door to an investigation of the Qatar’s 2022 World Cup bid, has declared “case closed”.
ALEXANDER MCNABB: What amazes me is how utterly, unbelievably stupid Benihana Kuwait is being in pursuing this case – and how idiotic Benihana Tokyo is in allowing it.