Tuesday, August 21, 2018

GCC Countries

Fitch predicts price falls in Dubai property market

In a departure from recent forecasts on Dubai residential property, the rating agency Fitch reckons that it will be the mid-market and lower properties...

Bahrain – new $100 million fund to invest small businesses

A $100 million fund has been launched in Bahrain to invest in the country's small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs). The initiative has been unveiled by...

Saudi to allow women to drive, say informed sources

A number of Shoura Council members are making preparations to come up with a solid recommendation to enable women to drive, according to informed...

Housemaids, nannies run away from sponsors in UAE to become prostitutes

Seven domestic workers have been accused of engaging in prostitution after running away from their employers. Four men who allegedly encouraged the women into...

Muslims abroad must respect law on veils, MWL chief reiterates

A Muslim World League (MWL) official has reiterated the position of its Secretary-General Sheikh Mohammed bin Abdul Karim Al-Issa that Muslims abroad must respect...

Traffic fines have become a nightmare

By Abdo Khal Okaz PEOPLE these days have nothing else to discuss but the heavy traffic fines suffocating a large number of them. The dreams have...

Girl student takes the wheel to save driver

Al-Ghazzalah branch of Hail University on Tuesday honored a group of girl students who saved the life of the driver of their bus with...

Is now the best time to do business in Dubai?

The International Monetary Fund said last week that Dubai's economy would grow as fast as 4% from 2.7% in 2016. Business conditions in Dubai improved...

Saudi’s building a Las Vegas sized entertainment city near Riyadh

Saudi Arabia has announced plans to build an entertainment city almost as big as Las Vegas in the capital of Riyadh. The 334 square...

Bahrain’s foreign currency reserves fall 11% in one month

Bahrain’s foreign-currency reserves tumbled 11% in February, extending a decline that has fueled speculation that the island kingdom would either tap international bond markets...

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