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Bahraini Woman Fined For ‘A Fake Kidnap’ Complaint

The jail sentence for the Bahraini woman, who attempted to trap her ex-boyfriend’s relatives in a kidnap case, was replaced with a fine of BD100.The...

Over 58,000 New Expats Employed In Kuwait Last Year

The total workforce in Kuwait till the end of last year increased by 66,000, including 8,562 citizens, 11,394 new domestic helpers and 47,000 expats...

Region’s Highest Salary Hikes For Saudi Professionals This Year

Professionals working in Saudi Arabia will receive the highest salary increases in the Middle East in 2019, according to a study from global recruitment...

Sandstorm Envelops Riyadh With High Wind Speeds

A sandstorm hit Riyadh yesterday, enveloping the city in heavy dust clouds that hampered visibility, affected temperatures and caused substantial traffic delays.Though not infrequent...

Bahrain Bonds Deliver Biggest Return Since $10 Billion Bailout

Bonds of Bahrain, the smallest member of the Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC), have handed investors the biggest return since the island nation’s $10 billion...

UAE: New Underwater Training Centre To Launch Soon

An underwater training centre that will provide guidance for anti-submarine counter attacks has been launched in Abu Dhabi, it was announced at the IDEX...

Kuwait Uncovers Fake Nationality Of 308 People From One Family

Kuwait has uncovered one of the most massive citizenship fraud in its history in which 308 individuals are implicated.According to a report in Kuwaiti...

Bahrain Ranked Fifth In Ownership Of Banknotes By Nationality – Eeda

Bahrain ranked fifth in terms of ownership of banknotes by nationality in January, according to the Jordan Security Depository Center (Edaa). The value of...

Dubai Set To Host The Toughest Desert Warrior Challenge

Dubai's toughest Desert Warrior challenge will kick off on Friday, February 22, with three different obstacle courses designed.Just over two months after hosting the...

Bahrain: Man Accused Of Committing Eight Crimes In One Day

The First High Criminal Court is hearing an unusual case in which a man is accused of committing eight different crimes in one day....

Saudi Crown Prince To Visit India Today

India today officially announced the programme for the visit of Prince Mohammed bin Salman, Crown Prince of Saudi Arabia, Deputy Prime Minister and Minister...

Saudi Arabia To Release More Than 2,000 Pakistani Prisoners

Saudi Arabia’s Crown Prince Mohammed Bin Salman has ordered the immediate release of around 2,107 Pakistani prisoners languishing in the country’s jails, according to...

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