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Dubai: World’s Fourth Most Visited City Past Four Years

Dubai has retained its ranking as the fourth most visited city in the world for the fourth straight year, according to Mastercard’s Global Destination...

Oman Plans Mandatory Health Insurance Next Year

Oman is reportedly planning to implement a mandatory health insurance scheme from next year.Local media reported that the scheme is likely to be introduced...

Saudi Launches New Online Visa For Sports Fans

Saudi Arabia will offer an electronic visa for foreign visitors to attend sporting events and concerts from December, the kingdom said on Tuesday, as...

Maldives Destroys British Statues Deemed Offensive To Islam

Police armed with pickaxes and power tools have destroyed the world's first tidal gallery at a holiday resort in the Maldives after it was...

Bahrain: Traffic Officer Accused Of Stealing BD225

A traffic officer had been manipulating receipts in order to embezzle money, the court heard. The 24-year-old man was serving as a cashier at...

Foreign Investment In Bahrain Is Increasing

New foreign direct investment in Bahrain more than doubled in the first nine months of 2018 as the kingdom marketed itself as a base...

Abu Dhabi Named The Safest City In The World

Abu Dhabi has been named the safest city in the world for the second year running by Numbeo, a website that collates data to...

Saudi: Haramain High-Speed Railway To Be Inaugrated Today

Saudi Arabia’s King Salman will officially inaugurate the Haramain Express high-speed rail line linking Makkah, Jeddah, King Abdullah Economic City and Madinah on Tuesday, Saudi...

Watch: Bahraini princess walks the runway for Dolce & Gabbana

Sheikha Dana Al-Khalifa of Bahrain walked the runway during Dolce & Gabbana’s show at Milan Fashion Week on Sunday.A lawyer, fashion designer and blogger...

Oman: 10-day tourist visa for Indians for OMR5

Indians visiting Oman can now apply for a 10-day tourist visa for 5 Omani riyals (Dh48).The announcement was made by Maitha Saif Al Mahrouqi,...

Qatar: The Most Open Visa Country In The Middle East

Qatar has become the most open country in the Middle East and the 8th most open in the world in terms of visa facilitation....

Saudi: Camel Festival Enters Guinness World Records

Guinness World Records has announced that it has confirmed that the Crown Prince Camel Festival is the largest camel sports festival in the world....

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