Tuesday, February 19, 2019

GCC Countries

Bahrain’s airport expansion will increase capacity threefold

Bahrain's airport expansion will increase capacity threefold, and significantly boost economic activity and growth, said Bahrain's Crown Prince, who emphasised that the project will boost...

Bahrain Calls for Freezing Qatar’s GCC Membership  

Bahrain’s Foreign Minister Sheikh Khalid Bin Ahmed Al Khalifa called for the freezing of Qatar’s Gulf Cooperation Council membership, escalating attempts by a Saudi-led...

Saudi Introduces New GCC Taxes

Saudi Arabia’s General Authority of Zakat and Tax released the final implementing regulations to legislation governing the new GCC-wide value-added taxThe move, which was...

Saudi to boost spending next year to revive growth

Saudi Arabia plans to increase spending next year as the government tries to revive an economy that has been battered by low oil prices...

Saudi to let women into sports stadiums

Saudi Arabia is starting to ease restrictions on women spectators in sports stadiums.Starting in early 2018, women will be allowed into three arenas in...

Bahrain MP sees military action against Qatar

Manama : MP Jamal Buhassan yesterday hinted that the Qatari regime will be overthrown through military action. Buhassan said in a televised interview with Al Arabia that...

Bahrain: MP accuses Govt of failing to address traffic congestion

Manama : MP Osama Al Khaja has hit out at the government for failing to address the issue of chronic traffic congestion on the...

Bahrain: Deadly blast kills police officer in Bahrain

Manama : Terrorists attacked a vehicle carrying police personnel yesterday near Jidhafs with home-made bombs and machine-guns, killing one on-duty policeman and wounding eight...

Latest on FIFA banning Kuwait from international competitions

Kuwait was banned from international competition and barred from receiving development assistance from FIFA due to government interference. “I would hope the suspension would...

Saudi: Spending $500 Billion on a City to Rival Dubai

The world around Saudi Arabia is changing. Weak oil prices necessitate new revenue streams. Saudi women can get behind the wheel and drive, but...
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