Sunday, June 24, 2018

GCC Countries

MP calls for end to travel bans for small debts

An MP has called for abolishing travel bans for anyone owing small sums to banks and companies.“It’s not right to restrict someone’s freedom of...

Facebook & WhatsApp are most popular Social Media

* WhatsApp most popular preference for citizens and residents* Least popular are Snapchat and LinkedIn* Instagram second preference for citizens, whereas residents chose FacebookFacebook and WhatsApp are...

Landlord innovation necessary as tenants take the driving seat in...

Challenging market conditions have led to flexible, innovative and revised approaches from landlords across the capital in an effort to entice prospective tenants, according...

Abu Dhabi residential sale prices drop

Abu Dhabi residential sale prices declined by an average of 5 per cent year-on-year in the first quarter, with expectations of further drops this...

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,...

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