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Saudi Arabia restricts mobile SIM card ownership

Saudi Arabia has imposed limits on the ownership of prepaid SIM cards for citizens and foreigners. Foreign residents, who make up more than...

Man sentenced to DEATH for apostasy in Saudi Arabia

A  man in Saudi Arabia has reportedly been sentenced to death on charges of apostasy after losing two appeals.Several local media reports identified the man...

Confiscated cars to be auctioned in Dubai

Dubai Police have given the owners of 654 confiscated vehicles a three month grace period to contact them, failing which the cars will be...

Visa fee hike leaves tour operators in Oman in limbo

Tour operators were caught on the hop after the short stay visa fee for tourists was quadrupled. According to new rules which came into...

Only expats to pay 10% municipality fees; free for Bahrainis

Only expats will now be required to pay municipality fees on rented accommodation as Bahrainis in rental apartments will no longer be required to...

US warship fires warning flare after it’s ‘provoked’ by Iranian attack...

A US warship has been forced to change course and fire warning flares by an Iranian attack boat that raced towards it with its weapons...

10th Edition of MIT Enterprise Forum Arab Startup Competition kicks-off in...

The 10th edition of the prestigious MIT Enterprise Forum (MITEF) for the Pan Arab Region kicks off in Bahrain today, with 74 semi-finalists from...

Why a wealth tax

Oil prices seem to be rebounding this year, up from the doom and gloom of 2016. They are expected to rally to the mid-$60s...

New auction firm a “waste of time”

A new company set up recently to manage auctions in Bahrain was a waste of government resources, according to a top elected official. Mazad...

Drivers flouting Yellow Boxes to be fined BD20 from 1st May

Drivers who flout traffic laws and cause traffic jams at road junctions by blocking traffic and ignoring yellow box rules will from 1st May...
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