Tuesday, February 19, 2019

GCC Countries

Saudi: 22nd most valuable brand globally!

A shift toward a more services-based economy was a key factor in boosting Saudi Arabia’s brand, which now ranks as the 22nd most valuable...

4m trees to be planted in Saudi Arabia by 2020

The Ministry of the Environment, Water and Agriculture aims to plant 4 million trees in the Kingdom by 2020, its undersecretary for environmental affairs,...

How Deep Will Saudi Cut Its Oil Output? To the Lowest...

Saudi Arabia has promised to do “whatever it takes” to end the global oil glut. If it cuts supplies in November by as much...

Despite abuses, expelled Ethiopians hope to be smuggled back to Saudi...

The number of Ethiopians being smuggled and trafficked to the Middle East has surged in recent years, as brokers lure the poor and unemployed...

Camel contact common in recent Saudi MERS cases

Since 2012, Saudi Arabia has confirmed 1,728 MERS cases, including 701 deaths. Two people are being treated for the disease. The five patients with camel...

Saudi Arabia balances recession, deficit in tough decision on energy reform

A government official said Riyadh was delaying a decision on energy prices until it had finished designing a system of cash payments to lower-...

Qatar: Slump in tourist visits

Qatar’s tourism fell by 44.6 per cent in June compared to the same time last year. The previous month, tourism had only been down...

Kuwait plans three airports at cost of $4.77bln

The government of Kuwait plans to work on three airports in Kuwait between 2017 to 2020, reports Al-Anba daily. The first is the Kuwait...

Dubai travel guide: things that will surprise first time visitors

The food is good, and it's cheap. Thanks to a large immigrant population, including a huge influx of people from India, Pakistan, Bangladesh, Egypt, Iran...

Now hail a Tesla in UAE with your Uber app

The launch of UberONE will initially see 50 brand new premium Tesla cars added to the Uber app, giving riders across Dubai the chance...
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