Friday, November 16, 2018

GCC Countries

Dubai: Drop In Hotel Occupancy Despite Growth In Demand

Dubai hotels recorded a 4.3% drop in occupancy levels to 75.2%, with the average daily rate falling 6.1% to Dh685.41, causing revenue per available room...

Abu Dhabi: Labourers Protest Over Unpaid Salaries

Abu Dhabi Police defused a strike by hundreds of labourers who protested at their company's alleged failure to pay wages on time.The National said dozens...

Saudi: Around 3,780 Pirated Devices Confiscated From Markets

More than 3,780 pirated devices, that were sold in local markets, were confiscated during a campaign led by the Ministry of Commerce and Investment on Piracy.The...

UAE Space Projects To Showcase At Bahrain Air Show

The UAE Space Agency and Al Yah Satellite Communications Company (YahSat) announced their participation in the fifth edition of the Bahrain International Airshow, in...

Kuwait: One Killed In Deadly Flash Floods And Heavy Rains

The health ministry said the man, aged 30, was swept away by the flooding as he tried to rescue his family from their home...

UAE Ranked World’s Second ‘Safest Country’ To Visit

The UAE ranks the second safest country in the world next to Iceland when it comes to the lowest risk of crime by UK-based...

Saudi: Oil Exports To Slash By 500,000 bpd In December

Saudi Arabia said it will trim oil exports by 500,000 barrels per day in December, as major producers met Sunday to consider cuts to...

Saudi Man Gets 40 Lashes For Abusive WhatsApp Messages

A Saudi man was sentenced to 40 whiplashes for abusing his ex-wife through WhatsApp messages.The court convicted the man, who was not identified by...

Bahrain: Gang Of 28 Men Arrested For Forging Passports

The General Directorate of Criminal Investigation and Forensic Science announced yesterday that 28 individuals of different nationalities, including government employees, had been referred to...

Gulf Citizens Spent Over $60 Billion On International Tourism

The per-capita international tourism spending from the Gulf visitors was 6.5 times higher than the global average last year, with expenditure estimated to be...
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