Sunday, December 9, 2018

GCC Countries

No change in dependent fee structure in Saudi Arabia

JEDDAH: The General Directorate of Passports (GDP) has announced that foreign workers in the private sector will have to pay fees for every dependent...

Dubai: Police Catch 10-Man Gang Responsible for Bitcoin Robbery

Dubai Police have recovered Dh7 million and arrested a gang of 10 who deceived two brothers who wanted to buy Bitcoin.Police said in statement...

Red light jumper jailed, then deported

A lorry driver who has jumped red lights 11 times will be deported after serving a two-month sentence, a judge in Bahrain has ruled. The...

Saudi Arabia offers trading licenses for foreign entrepreneurs

Saudi Arabia has introduced trading licenses that will allow foreign entrepreneurs to set up a business in the Kingdom for the first time.The initiative,...

Opinion: Why did Qatar just change its residency laws?

For more than two months, Qatar has been under a political and economic blockade led by Saudi Arabia. Just last week, Qatar approved a draft...

Arrest in Kuwait murder of Filipina maid

By AFPOne of the two main suspects in the murder of a Filipina maid whose body was found stuffed in a freezer in Kuwait this...

Saudi: Small crane collapses near Makkah Grand Mosque

A small crane collapsed due to overload near the Grand Mosque in Makkah on Sunday afternoon, the General Presidency for the Affairs of the...

Kuwait’s Emir feels “bitterness” over Qatar crisis

Kuwait's ruler on Tuesday expressed "bitterness" over what he described as an unprecedented rift in the Gulf, but said he intended to push ahead...

Shrimping ban a boon for poachers

The six-month ban imposed on "shrimping activities" in Bahrain is turning out to be a boon for poachers and smugglers who are selling tonnes...

Bahrain: Water Garden To Be A Major Tourist Landmark

The water garden project in the Capital is all set to be a major tourist attraction. Speaking to Tribune, the Chairman of the Board...

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