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Saudi Prince Faces UK Jail Sentence in Loan Fight

A Saudi prince faces jail in the UK for flouting English contempt laws in the latest stage of a long-running dispute over a loan...

Senior Qatari official accused of plotting to bribe ex-Trump aide –...

A US judge has dramatically ruled that a senior Qatari government official was involved in an alleged plot to bribe Donald Trump's former adviser Steve...

Dubai’s private sector records slowest growth

Business conditions in Dubai’s non-oil private sector improved at a slowest rate in three months in July, according to the monthly survey by Emirates...

Bahrain government rejects U.N. criticism over jailing of campaigner

  GENEVA, Aug 16 (Reuters) - Bahrain's detention of activist Nabeel Rajab is unlawful and violates his right to freedom of expression, U.N. human rights...

Bahrain: Introducing VAT may fluctuate ‘business confidence’

The introduction of Value Added Tax in Bahrain is projected to have similar affects as to that of UAE and Saudi Arabia, which saw...

Saudi: Heavily Armed ‘Extremist’ arrested after gunfight

Saudi forces have arrested a heavily armed "extremist" after wounding him in an exchange of gunfire in the kingdom's central heartland, the interior ministry...

Gulf Neighbours Reaffirm Commitment To Help Bahrain Economy

Bahrain’s Gulf Arab allies, Saudi, UAE and Kuwait, met to review a financial support programme designed to help the country repair its finances and...

Saudi: Mother throws 3 kids out of third-floor window

A woman allegedly threw three of her daughters from the third floor of a building in Al-Marwa district in east Jeddah, killing two of...

Oman: 7 Saudis Killed, 5 injured In A Head-On Collision

Seven Saudi nationals were killed, and five others injured in a car accident in Haima, central Oman, on Tuesday. The head-on collision involved their...

Is UAE The Region’s Most Competitive Economy?

The UAE has the most competitive economy in the Middle East and North Africa (Mena), says a new study from the World Bank Group and the World...

Bahrain: Calls To Introduce Background Checks For Expats

The lawmakers call upon the Interior Ministry along with the Labour Market Regulatory Authority to create a competent agency that can track the criminal...

Bahrain: Two Expat Doctors Found Dead In An Apartment

The double suicide of a man and his brother-in-law’s wife, both doctors, sent shockwaves across the Kingdom yesterday. The bodies of Dr Ibrahim Rawther...

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