Wednesday, December 12, 2018

GCC Countries

Expats struggle to benefit from amnesty

Thousands of expatriate workers with expired resident IDs (iqamas) or those who have not been issued iqamas because their employers have been placed in...

Man Arrested Over Traffic Laws Protest

Aman who allegedly instigated a protest against Bahrain traffic law has been arrested and detained at his home in Bani Jamrah. He was accused...

Ice Cream Vans Banned From Playing Music

Bahrain’s ice cream vans could be banned from playing music unless they pay an advertising fee. This rule is among new municipal regulations that...

Fees Plans Rejected

The Education Ministry will not impose any fees on non-Bahraini students in government schools, the minister, Dr. Majid Al Nuaimi, said yesterday. Responding to...

Qatar to Drill in World’s Biggest Gas Field

Qatar Petroleum plans to start a new development in the offshore North Field, ending a 12-year ban on new projects that allowed the company...

Oman to Extend Deal to Cut Crude Output

oman is ready to back an extension of the current agreement between 24 oil producing countries to cut crude output to support prices, a...

Woman Films Maid Falling off a Window

Awoman from Kuwait was detained for filming her maid, an Ethiopian national hanging from a window and screaming for help. In the video, instead...

Bahrain Moves to Diversify Economy

A usterity measures in the GCC have already taken effect and Bahrain has been among the countries hit by low oil prices. Social unrest continues...

Bahrain’s Traffic Lights are Dangerous

M arch 22, 2017 Last night I was involved in a crash on the Hidd highway. I had a choice of breaking hard when the traffic...

Two Architects Art Exhibit

L a Fontaine Centre for Contemporary Art hosted two talented architect artists Maura Franciosa (Italian architect) and Saif Al Sayed (Emirate architect artist). Maura’s artworks...

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