Wednesday, June 20, 2018

Money & Business

Saudi plans to isolate Qatar by digging massive canal

Saudi Arabia has moved forward with its plan to build a huge canal that will separate it from Qatar and basically turn the neighboring...

Qatar and China’s growing relationship

It has been a year since Bahrain, Saudi Arabia, the United Arab Emirates, and Egypt severed diplomatic ties with Qatar. Saudi Arabia and the...

UAE – New rules for foreign investors

Last month the United Arab Emirates announced it would ease restrictions on foreign business ownership and residency rights in a move to increase investment...

Saudi ‘considers legal action’ against beIN Sports for ‘politicising’ World Cup

BeIN Sports has been accused of politicising the World Cup through some of its commentary.Turki Al Sheikh, head of Saudi Arabia’s sports authority, said...

The state Kuwait is in

The FTSE Russell index provided a major boost to the fortunes of the Kuwait Stock Exchange when it upgraded the bourse to emerging market...

Kuwait: Old habits are hard to break

In what may seem like a familiar course of events for long-time followers of Kuwait, the country’s oil minister Bakheet Al Rashidi,  and the minister of...

Despite World Cup humiliation, Saudis pursue soccer power grab

MOSCOW (AP) - The Saudis have ambitions to seize control over parts of international soccer. Losing 5-0 by Russia in the World Cup opener...

The Downfall of Dubai’s Star Investor

Pakistani financier Arif Naqvi shared a stage with Bill Gates at the World Economic Forum in Davos, Switzerland, in January for a panel on...

Abu Dhabi municipality fees more than double

Municipality fees in Abu Dhabi will rise to up to 7.5 per cent in the case of residential villas, according to the website of...

UAE Introduces New Visa Plan

The UAE has announced now legislation governing foreign workers’ insurance in the private sector, as well as a legislative package of visa facilitation.The measures...

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