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Dubai: Car registration cards to have lifetime validity

Motorists in Dubai can get vehicle e-registration permits that will be valid for a lifetime from August 1, it was announced on Saturday. Under the...

Saudi: First smart pharmacy run by a Robot launched

The Kingdom’s first smart pharmacy operated by a robot was launched at King Fahd Specialist Hospital on Thursday. It is hoped that the smart pharmacy...

Bahrain detects Qatar-run fake social media accounts

Bahrain revealed on Saturday that its monitoring of recent social media posts revealed that Qatar was running false accounts aimed at harming Manama’s ties...
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Watch: Escaped ‘gorilla’ roams the streets of Riyadh

An escaped gorilla was seen strolling around a residential area of Riyadh. Panic gripped after online reports claimed that a gorilla had escaped from...

Iran threatens to blockade vital oil route from the Gulf

Iran may block oil tankers from using the Strait of Hormuz in response to possible US sanctions over the country's nuclear programme. US President Donald...

Dubai market slumps amidst major economic challenges

  DUBAI (Reuters) - In Dubai’s posh Jumeirah Beach Residence district, luxury apartment rents are down about 15 percent from a year ago - a...

Bahrain: Residency permits extended

  The Bahrain Ministry of Interior has issued a decision extending the validity of residence permits under personal sponsorship in Bahrain for up to five...

GCC tells Bahrain to make urgent reforms

  Bahrain today grapples with the most serious economic episode in its history. Gulf countries like Saudi, the UAE, and Kuwait said they would bail out...

Judo federation scraps events in UAE, Tunisia over Israel treatment

  The International Judo Federation on Friday suspended planned competitions in Tunisia and the United Arab Emirates after the hosts failed to confirm that Israeli...

Bahrain starts its own space program

  Bahrain has set up a “space team” with the aim of launching the kingdom’s first satellite into orbit in the next two years, according...

PICTURES: Israel hits Gaza with airstrikes and sends in tanks

WARNING GRAPHIC CONTENT  Israel carried out 'wide-scale' airstrikes and deployed tanks against militant sites in Gaza killing four Palestinians on Friday after gunmen shot at...

PICTURES: New road in world’s largest contiguous desert in Saudi Arabia

Rub al-Khali is one of the most desolate and dangerous desert areas in the world. Saudis can now pass through the Rub al-Khali (Empty Quarter)...

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