Tuesday, December 11, 2018

GCC Countries

Bahrain building new 350,000 barrels-per-day oil pipeline

 MANAMA, Oct 10 (Reuters) - A new 350,000-barrels-per-day oil pipeline between Saudi Arabia and Bahrain will be completed next year to serve the planned...

Saudi feminist activism grows

"There is no time for us to be silent any more," says Manal al-SharifFor Manal al-Sharif, the self-described "accidental activist" who spearheaded the campaign...

Saudi economy expect to shrink

A Reuters poll of 15 economists analysts found on Thursday they had lowered their median forecast for Saudi gross domestic product in 2017 to...

Businessman who landed a British electrician in prison in Dubai for...

Jamie Harron, 27, from Stirling, Scotland, has been stripped of his passport and faces a three-year sentence over allegations he touched a leading businessman's...

Dubai: drivers to be rewarded for following speed limits

In a bid to encourage motorists to follow speed limits on roads, Dubai Police will reward good drivers with points that can be redeemed...

Qatar “lifeline” for troubled BAE company as Saudi deal stalls

As a Saudi follow-on order for Typhoon fighter jets failed to materialise this year, a Qatari order for these jets and Hawk trainer airplanes may provide...

Saudi’s ambitious electricity plans

Minister of Energy, Industry and Mineral Resources Khalid Al-Falih says that Saudi Arabia plans to supply electricity to Ethiopia through its privatization programs. During his...

Saudi to supply less oil, hopes allies won’t steal its customers

State-run Saudi Aramco plans to pump about 9.77 million barrels a day next month, in what would be its smallest output since January 2015. That’s...

Brit facing jail in Dubai for ‘brushing past man in bar’...

A BRIT tourist awaiting trial in Dubai for touching a man's hip in a bar has said "I just want to be back with...

UAE employees often bored at work

Boredom is creeping up in UAE workplaces, with employees spending five hours a week disinterested in their jobs, a new survey claims. According to the...

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