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Bahrain Central Bank Issues Draft Cryptocurrency Regulations

The central bank of Bahrain has kicked off a consultative process on cryptocurrency platforms in the kingdom by publishing the relevant draft regulations.According to the Bahrain News...

Facebook Bug: Private Photos Of 6.8 Million Users Leaked!

A Facebook bug let app developers see photos users had uploaded but never posted, the social network has disclosed.Facebook Inc said it had fixed a bug...

Red Sea Mega Tourism Project To Create 70,000 Jobs

Saudi Arabia’s Red Sea Development Company has unveiled its tourism master plan, which seeks to create 70,000 jobs in the sector and contribute $5.86...

An Interview With Mr. Jaap W Vaandrager (Netherlands)

On the special occasion of Bahrain’s National Day, Gulf Insider takes a closer look at relationships between Bahrain and some of its major trading...

Saudi: Interest Rates Forecast To Slow Growth In 2019

Interest rates in Saudi Arabia are forecast to slow to about 1.1% in 2019, as prices are set to continue a downward trend to...

Revealed: Most Trending Google Searches In Saudi, The UAE

Google has revealed the most popular search queries in the UAE, Saudi Arabia and Egypt during 2018. The search engine giant has produced top 10...

“Bahrain’s No Homework Rule Will Not Stick In UAE”

School children hoping for homework to be abolished in the UAE, as it will be in Bahrain next year, will be disappointed to learn...

Bahrain: New Parliament Elects First Female Speaker

Bahrain's parliament elected the first women speaker as newly elected members attended the opening session.Fouzia Zainal received the votes of 25 of the 40...

Supermarket Chain Manama Shuts Outlets After Owner ‘Flees’ UAE

An Indian supermarket chain that runs more than 20 supermarkets and hypermarkets in all emirates except Abu Dhabi shut down most of the branches...

An Interview With H.E. Koo Hyunmo, Ambassador (Korea)

On the special occasion of Bahrain’s National Day, Gulf Insider takes a closer look at relationships between Bahrain and some of its major trading...

UAE Hit By Earthquake

Residents of Masafi reported feeling gentle tremors in the afternoon on Wednesday — a result of an earthquake that struck the town.Soon after, the...

Witness Three Eclipses Next Year In UAE

The UAE and the Arabian Peninsula will witness three eclipses - two lunar and one solar - in 2019, said Ibrahim al-Jarwan, a researcher...

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