Wednesday, April 25, 2018

GCC Countries

Sarayat season in Kuwait brings unstable weather

Kuwait was affected by a sandstorm yesterday with authorities advising the public to be cautious when using highways because of the low visibility caused...

Kuwait turns against its expat population

Safa Al-Hashem, the only woman in Kuwait’s 50-seat parliament, is capitalizing on a growing resentment of foreigners to build support for a movement that’s...

Depletion of Saudi Arabia’s currency reserves shows no sign of abating

It was meant to be a given that a rebound in oil prices would slow the depletion of Saudi Arabia's foreign-currency reserves. That hasn't...
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WATCH: Saudi in an Audi

Posting a video of yourself driving at 300 kph+ isn't very smart, and not just because it's legally self-incriminating, but because all you've done...

Migrant workers exploited en route to the Gulf

South Asian migrants working in the multi-billion dollar construction industry in Arab Gulf countries are shouldering the costs of their own recruitment fees while...

Imitating other genders to be criminalized?

Bahrain's parliament will this week debate a proposal to impose a jail sentence and fine on any man who "imitates women in their looks,...

Corona Virus case found in Abu Dhabi

The Health Authority of Abu Dhabi (HAAD) has announced a positive case of the MERS-CORONA Virus. The patient is currently receiving the medical care...

School closures due to sandstorm in Saudi

All schools in the Makkah region of Saudi have been closed since yesterday due to a sandstorm that has severely limited visibility, disrupted traffic,...

IMF warns that Bahrain needs urgent spending cuts

Lower oil prices led to fiscal deficit of about 18% of GDP Fiscal measures could include VAT and a cut in subsidiesBahrain needs...

Qatar to develop “Smart Parking”

Qatar has already launched the Parking Master Plan and will develop a geographic information system (GIS) as well as smart applications for future parking...

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