Wednesday, July 18, 2018

GCC Countries

Bahrain: Proposal to reserve jobs for Bahrainis – Approved

A list of jobs will be reserved for Bahrainis if the draft proposal that was unanimously approved by the House of Representatives yesterday, becomes...

Countries move to prosecute Qatar for terror support

“Qatar could face UN Security Council sanctions in view of its failure to comply with the council’s counter-terrorism resolutions,” Dr Mohammad Hassan Al Qasim,...

Qatar rents ‘fall by 10-20%’ in prime areas

Summer lull and ‘expat exodus’ to blame for decline, while rents hold up in more affordable areas, according to report A combination of oversupply and...

Buy gold without VAT at these UAE stores

UAE residents who have to pay value-added tax (VAT) on their gold purchases will find some comfort in retailers deciding to absorb the VAT...

Dubai’s unemployment rate reached 0.5% last year

Dubai’s unemployment rate reached 0.5 per cent last year as the emirate continued to expand its resident workforce, according to the Labour Force Survey...

Bahrain is the fastest growing economy in GCC

Bahrain has emerged as the fastest growing economy in the Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC) helped by a 3.9 per cent growth in real GDP,...

UAE: Qatari fighter jets flew ‘dangerously close’ to passenger flight

The United Arab Emirates said on Sunday that Qatari fighter jets narrowly avoided a UAE passenger flight over neighboring Bahrain, the latest in a...

8 Indians win dirham 1 million each in UAE draw

Eight Indians are among 10 people who hit a jackpot by winning a whopping dhirham 1 million (USD 2.7 lakh) each in a mega...

Richard Branson to invest in Saudi Arabia’s tourism project

Saudi Arabia is one of the most conservative countries in the world, only last week passing a decree allowing women to drive. But since the...

Kuwait: Couple sentenced to death for Filipina maid’s murder

The employers of a Filipina maid found dead in a freezer in Kuwait have been sentenced to death in absentia by a Kuwaiti court...

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