Monday, June 25, 2018

GCC Countries

The truth on Saudi king announcing easing of women guardianship rules

An order from the Saudi king allows women access to more services, barring a previous 'regulatory obligation' that requires them to have male guardianship.King...

Showdown With Trump Over Saudi Arms Deal

The White House and Congress are headed for a showdown over President Donald Trump’s massive multibillion-dollar arms package for Saudi Arabia. Lawmakers in both...

UAE Rulers order release of 1,400 prisoners for Ramadan

Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid, Vice President and Ruler of Dubai, has ordered the release of 1,014 inmates of different nationalities before the start of...

Cathay Pacific to terminate 600 employees

Cathay Pacific, an Asian airline that serves the UAE market is implementing some job cuts that will affect at least 600 personnel in its...

Cebu Pacific to stop Kuwait flights

Cebu Pacific Airlines will suspend flights from Kuwait from mid June, the Philippines-based airlines announced yesterday. Cebu will fly its last 4x weekly flight...

Saudi Blocks Qatar News Sites for `Hacked’ Iran Comments

Saudi Arabia blocked access to several Qatari news websites after they carried fake articles about Gulf efforts to isolate Iran, stories Qatari officials said...

Non-Muslim expats can now decide their own wills

Non-Muslim expatriates can now dictate where they want their assets to go when they die, after a decision to change rules governing wills.The changes...

Bahrain “protester” killed in raid on sit-in near Shia cleric’s home

On Tuesday, the interior ministry announced that a security operation had begun in Diraz to maintain order and remove violations punishable under law that...

100% tax on cigarettes and energy drinks

The UAE's Federal Tax Authority has announced a 100 per cent tax on tobacco products and energy drinks, as well as a 50 per...

Security operation in Diraz “to clear area of fugitives”

The Ministry of Interior said that a security operation was launched this morning in the village of Diraz to maintain order and remove violators...

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