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Tuesday, July 14, 2020

Communications commission opens urgent investigation in data price hike in Saudi...

JEDDAH: Main Saudi mobile providers shocked consumers by suddenly hiking prices of data services up to 50 percent in line with the Jan. 1...

Gold worth BD12,500 seized by Kerala customs from Bahrain passenger

Kochi, India: Gold worth about Rs21 lakhs (BD12,500), hidden in the undergarments and shoes of a passenger, was seized on Friday by Indian customs...

Eleven Saudi princes detained following protest: media

RIYADH (Reuters) - Saudi authorities have detained 11 princes after they gathered at a royal palace in Riyadh in a rare protest against austerity...

How can I help you? More women join Saudi tourism and...

JEDDAH: The number of Saudi women working in the tourism and hospitality sector is rapidly growing.Many have begun to work at five-star hotels in...

Saudi Arabia eases financial burden on citizens in royal decrees

JEDDAH: Saudi Arabia's King Salman made a series of royal decrees early Saturday easing the financial burden on the country’s citizens.Saudi state workers and...

Pakistani engineer behind the drain and sewer networks in Dubai retires

Dubai: He is known as a Dubai engineer who built the future for a Pakistani village.Saeed Hayat, 69, who has many feathers in his...

UAE: Floating house sinks off Burj Al Arab area

Dubai: A floating house has reportedly sunk in front of Burj Al Arab, Gulf News has learnt. There were no injuries in the incident.The floating house,...

64-year-old goes back to school with his daughter in Saudi Arabia

Manama: A 64-year-old Saudi decided to go back to school to resume studies with the aim of obtaining a university degree. But online community...

Bahrain: Concern over Asry plan to sack Bahrainis getting higher wages...

ASRY plans to sack Bahrainis who are getting paid higher wages than expatriates, according to information leaked to parliament.Despite Asry Trade Union earlier insisting...

Thousands of Omanis benefit from fuel subsidy scheme

More than 19,000 Omani citizens have so far benefited from the national fuel subsidy programme, Watan newspaper reported.“A total of 19,202 citizens have used their subsidy...

Oldest Saudi dies aged 147 in Asir province

The oldest Saudi national died aged 147 in the province of Asir after suffering an acute stroke, Al Watan newspaper reported.Ali bin Mohammed bin...

US suspending security aid to Pakistan

WASHINGTON: The US State Department said on Thursday it was suspending security assistance to Pakistan until Islamabad takes action against the Afghan Taliban and...

Private museums open in Madinah to promote Islamic heritage

MADINAH: Since the Saudi Commission for Tourism and National Heritage (SCTH) began issuing licenses to private museums, several have opened in Madinah.In Dar Al-Madinah...

Saudi Arabia converts Aramco into joint-stock company ahead of historic IPO

DUBAI: Saudi Arabia has changed the status of its national oil giant Aramco to a joint-stock company as of January 1, in a key...

Saudi air defense intercepts ballistic missile over Najran

DUBAI: Royal Saudi Air Defense forces intercepted a ballistic missile on Friday over the southern province of Najran, bordering Yemen.The foiled attack took place...

Filipinos are banned from working in these countries

The Philippine Overseas Employment Authority (POEA) has reminded Filipino expats across the world, the UAE included, that 24 countries still remain off-limits to overseas...
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UAE’s Emirates, Etihad Airways named among world’s safest airlines

Emirates has been named the world's safest airlines in 2017, according to a study which was conducted by the Jet Airliner Crash Data Evaluation...

Registration for UAE teacher training programme opens in February

The national teacher licensing programme will begin accepting applicants from public and private schools in February, the Ministry of Education said on Tuesday.“The implementation of the...

Flying high: Bounce trampoline pop-up opens at Dubai International Airport

Who says airport layovers have to be boring? Dubai International Airport just got a lot more exciting with the inclusion of a Bounce trampoline...

Buy gold without VAT at these UAE stores

UAE residents who have to pay value-added tax (VAT) on their gold purchases will find some comfort in retailers deciding to absorb the VAT...
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