Wednesday, September 19, 2018

GCC Countries

US State Department approves $500 million military sale to Saudi Arabia

The US government approved late on Wednesday a $500 million (Dh2.1bn) military sale to Saudi Arabia and has notified Congress, which will now have...

Saudi:1.2 Million jobs required by 2022 to hit unemployment target

Saudi Arabia aims to create 1.2 million jobs by 2022 by focusing on the retail sector in order to reduce unemployment to 9 per...

Cash settlements to help needy Saudi families

Davos — Cash settlements obtained from people detained in Saudi Arabia’s crackdown on corruption will help to finance a SR50 billion ($13.3 billion) package to...

Oman: Health Insurance To Be Mandatory Next Year

Compulsory national health insurance could be in place by early next year, according to the head of the Oman Medical Association.The national insurance system...

Kuwait: Philippines ambassador should leave country in a week

Kuwait's state-run news agency says the Philippines ambassador has one week to leave Kuwait amid a dispute between the two countries.KUNA also reported Wednesday...

Saudi confiscates 4,000 devices for bootlegging sports channels during World Cup

JEDDAH: A new anti-piracy campaign toppled more than 4,000 devices in Saudi Arabia that hacked sports channels when agents conducted raids and confiscated them....

Saudi Prince Faces UK Jail Sentence in Loan Fight

A Saudi prince faces jail in the UK for flouting English contempt laws in the latest stage of a long-running dispute over a loan...

Visa within 30 minutes at this UAE airport

Abu Dhabi: Abu Dhabi announced on Monday the launch of a new visa counter to facilitate the visa application process and grant both transit...

Saudi anti-corruption drive: Detainees offered pardon

Most of those detained in a sweeping anti-corruption drive in Saudi Arabia have agreed settlements with the authorities in exchange for a pardon, the...

Salesman jailed for using forged passport

Dubai: A salesman has been jailed for three months for tampering with the airport exit and entry stamps on a passport that law enforcement...
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