Wednesday, November 14, 2018

People & Culture

VAT & Taxation May Increase Illicit Trade in GCC Countries

The introduction of VAT and a “sin tax” on tobacco, coupled with the rise of free trade zones that underpin the GCC’s reputation as...

Bahrain Foils Escape Attempt Of ‘Wanted’ Terrorists

Bahrain has foiled an attempt to smuggle six terrorism suspects out the country in a plan that was orchestrated from Iran, the state's news...

Bahrain: Building Collapse Death Toll Increases To Five

The death toll from the Salmaniya building collapse last month rose to five with the death of a Bangladeshi national, who sustained major burn...

Oman: Around 140 Expats Arrested During House Raids

A total of 141 expat workers were arrested on Thursday, the Ministry of Manpower has announced.The arrests took place at dawn when officials raided...

Kuwait: Best Performing Stock Market In GCC Region

Kuwaiti market has outperformed most of their Arabian Gulf peers since MSCI said in June that it might announce the upgrade of the nation...

Gulf Air Withdraws Decision To Lay Off Bahraini Staff

Gulf Air’s Board of Directors has issued a directive to retract redundancies within Bahraini staff and to allow them to return to work.At an...

Gulf Air To Discuss On Laying Off Bahraini Employees

Bahraini airline Gulf Air will discuss the company management’s decision to lay off a number of Bahraini employees at an urgent board meeting on...

Bahrain: Doctor To Pay BD19,000 For Stealing Medicines

A Bahraini medical doctor was ordered to pay BD19,000 for medicines she had stolen from a public pharmacy by the High Appeals Court.This came after the...

Saudi Waives Debt Owed By Underdeveloped Countries

Saudi Arabia will waive $6 billion in debt owed by least developed countries, it was announced on Tuesday.According to the state-run Saudi Press Agency...

Bahrain Ranked The Third Best Islamic Economy

Bahrain was ranked the third best in the world when it comes to being an ‘Islamic economy’, according to findings of a study.The Kingdom’s...
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