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GCC countries ‘will raise VAT to 10% in 5 years’

GCC countries are planning on introducing VAT and Specific taxes commencing January 2018, according to Dr Nasser Al Saidi, renowned economist and founder and...

Bad news for drivers: UAE fuel prices increase in May

Motorists will have to pay a little more to fill the tanks of their vehicles in May as the fuel prices were revised upwards...

Angela Merkel arrives without headscarf in Saudi Arabia

King Salman and other top officials welcomed the German Chancellor Angela Merkel on her arrival to the western city of Jeddah. Like other recent...

Fatal bus crash kills 2, injures many in Oman

A fatal accident on Friday killed drivers of a bus and a truck, while four passengers remain in critical condition with 31 others injured. Mohammad Akram, a...

Traffic chief fines ‘unapologetic’ Dubai motorist

The chairman of the Federal Traffic Council fined a woman for dangerously overtaking other vehicles after she defied him when he warned her to...

IMF says GCC must accelerate economic reforms

The IMF said Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC) countries need to step up crucial reforms in order to cope with low oil prices and slower...

Qatar court uphold’s death penalty for teacher’s killer

Badr Hashim Khamis Abdallah al Jabr, a Qatari man who was found guilty of stabbing Lauren Patterson, 24, a British teacher to death is...

Shaikh Ahmed quits FIFA council to fight bribery charge

World sports powerbroker Shaikh Ahmed Al-Fahad Al-Sabah announced his resignation yesterday from the FIFA council, saying he did not want any distractions while fighting...

Bahrain MP’s debate law to make all banking Islamic

In a move that could challenge Bahrain's status as an international financial hub, MP's are set to debate a proposed law that will force...

Expat to be deported for bribery attempt

A Doha Criminal Court has sentenced a Bangladeshi man to three years suspended jail term and immediate deportation for attempting to bribe two policemen.Local...
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