Tuesday, August 21, 2018

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Saudi: Long-Awaited Bankruptcy Law Comes Into Effect

Saudi Arabia’s bankruptcy law took effect from August 18, the Saudi Ministry of Commerce and Investment said. Majed Al Rasheed, secretary general of the bankruptcy...

Heart Attack Cases Among Bahraini Pilgrims On The Rise

Dr. Ibrahim Farouk Obaid, head of the medical committee, stressed that number of cases suffering heart attacks among Bahraini pilgrims increased to 4, adding...

Saudi Arabia Warns Possibility Of Floods In Makkah

Saudi Meteorology Authority announced on Sunday of the possibility of floods in the holy city of Makkah because of medium to heavy thundery rain, the...

Bahrain: King Pledges Aid To Flood-Hit Victims In India

His Majesty King Hamad bin Isa Al Khalifa has sent a cable of condolences and sympathies over the deaths caused by the floods and...

Saudi: Air India flight returns to Jeddah from midair

An Air India plane was forced to return to the airport here on Sunday after developing a technical snag in mid-air. The indirect flight...

Saudi: Japan-inspired ‘nap pods’ being introduced for pilgrims

Saudi Arabia plans to introduce sleep pods, reminiscent of Japan’s famed capsule hotels, in the western city of Mina in the coming days, as an...

Kuwait: The Effects of Expats’ Departure On Real Estate Market

A number of real estate experts affirmed that the recent departure of a large number of expatriates from the country did not negatively impact...

Saudi: Only Women Allowed to Drive Family Taxi Cabs

The Public Transport Authority has approved granting licenses to the family taxi cabs which will be driven by Saudi women drivers only. It said passengers...

Bahrain: Public holidays announced for Eid Al Adha

Bahrain has announced holiday dates for the upcoming Eid Al Adha starting from Monday, August 20th until Thursday, August 23rd. Work will resume Sunday August...

Whose investing in Dubai real estate?

Overall property transactions in Dubai totalled Dh111 billion for the first half of 2018, says the Dubai Land Department (DLD). This was done through...

‘Dancing is not a crime’ – Iranian women post videos in...

Dozens of Iranian women have flooded social media with videos of themselves dancing in solidarity with an arrested Instagram star. Maedeh Hojabri, 18, was detained...

Saudi Arabia suffers capital flight

As Saudi Arabia raises the stakes in its dispute with Canada, the economic fallout could worsen an already serious issue for the kingdom: capital flight....

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