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Saudi: 83% of second citizenship applicants are expat families

Eighty-three per cent of high net worth people applying for a second passport in Saudi Arabia are families, according to Citizenship Invest, a market...

Saudi: Oil prices hit highest levels in more than three years

Oil prices have reached their highest levels in more than three years on account of a decline in US crude stockpiles and Saudi Arabia’s...

Earthquake tremors felt in Bahrain

Some people in Bahrain posted on social media that they felt tremors and were evacuated from high-rise buildings. The tremors were felt around 9.35...

Saudi: Women embraces ‘Sports-Friendly’ version of Abaya

Colourful and oozing defiance, a sports-friendly version of the abaya gown was once considered a symbol of cultural rebellion in conservative Saudi Arabia, but...

UAE: New law targets beggars with heavy fines and jail time

The UAE has passed an anti-begging Federal Law, which punishes anyone caught begging in the country with a Dh5,000 fine and up to three...

UAE: Safest country in world; 98.6% residents feel secure

The UAE has been ranked number one country in the world with the least amount of crimes related to sexual assault and theft, while...

Dubai: 8 must-visit places during your transits

This week, the UAE Cabinet gave a green light for drafting a general policy to grant entry visas to transit passengers, keen to explore the...

Saudi cinemas won’t open to public until May

Blockbuster action flick "Black Panther" will play at a cinema test screening in Saudi Arabia on Wednesday, the first in a series of trial...

Saudi to deploy troops to Syria as tensions escalate

Saudi Foreign Minister Adel al-Jubeir reaffirmed on Tuesday the kingdom's willingness to deploy troops to Syria as part of US-led efforts to stabilise the...

Kuwait: More than 4,000 books banned in five years

Minister of Information and Minister of State for Youth Affairs Mohammad Al-Jabri confirmed that the information ministry has banned 4,390 books over the past...

Saudi: 196 car rentals not adhering to laws

About 200 car rental firms have yet to implement complete Saudization conditions set by the Ministry of Labor and Social Development.With the participation of...

Saudi ranks 23rd with 664 patent registrations last year

Saudi Arabia has made giant strides in the field of patent registration, beating many countries, with a rank of 23 from among 92 countries...

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