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GCC Countries

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School closures due to sandstorm in Saudi

All schools in the Makkah region of Saudi have been closed since yesterday due to a sandstorm that has severely limited visibility, disrupted traffic,...

IMF warns that Bahrain needs urgent spending cuts

Lower oil prices led to fiscal deficit of about 18% of GDP Fiscal measures could include VAT and a cut in subsidiesBahrain needs...

Qatar to develop “Smart Parking”

Qatar has already launched the Parking Master Plan and will develop a geographic information system (GIS) as well as smart applications for future parking...

Three months jail for jaywalkers in Oman

Jaywalkers in Oman now face a legal fine of OMR10 for jaywalkers rising to three months in jail for repeat offenders.Under Royal Decree 38/2016 walking...

Investors Can’t Make Up Their Mind About Oil Prices

At the start of this year, credit investors undertook a conscious uncoupling from oil prices. As the cost of a barrel of West Texas Intermediate...

Abu Dhabi homeowners told to alter value of homes to Dh1...

Homeowners have been advised to falsify the value of their property on an official document to avoid being billed for Abu Dhabi’s new municipality...

King Hamad praises expats’ role in Bahrain

King Hamad Bin Eisa Al Khalifa has praised the role and efforts of expatriates in Bahrain, saying that they are loved and appreciated for...

Price hike won’t stop Bahrain’s smokers

Small and medium businesses continue to suffer as Ministry of Health (MoH) takes a strong stand on its cigarette license fee hike.MoH’s hike in...

Debate over revoked citizenships continues

A governmental committee discussing the issue of nationality revocations held its first meeting recently that was chaired by Amiri Diwan advisor Ali Al-Rashed. It...

Saudi Arabia’s new mega fun city to rival Las Vegas?

  The Kingdom's newest mega project--the biggest of its kind in the world will be built on area of 334 square kilometers, including a major safari...
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