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Dubai: More annual leave for public sector

A new human resources law will give government employees more leave days and promotion opportunities and will allow for remote working, it was announced...

Is your phone SPYING on you?

Researchers have uncovered that smartphone applications record video footage and screenshots of your activity and then send the recordings to third parties. In some cases,...

UAE: $7.1bn of bounced cheques in first 5 months of 2018

Bounced cheques worth AED26.2 billion ($7.1 billion) were reported in the UAE during the first five months of 2018, according to official figures.The Central...

Iran: Protesters clash with police for second night

TEHRAN, Iran (AP) - Iranian state media say protesters have clashed with police over water scarcity in the southwest for a second night.IRNA says...

Inside Qatar’s charm offensive to win over the US

 WASHINGTON/NEW YORK, July 5 (Reuters) - There was much bonhomie as a few dozen people, including members of Congress and U.S. administration officials, gathered...

Why Trump is pressing Saudi Arabia to lower oil prices

 LONDON, July 5 (Reuters) - The United States and Saudi Arabia appear to have reached an understanding: Washington will reduce or eliminate Iran´s oil...

Saudi tightens screws on firms helping illegal workers

The General Directorate of Passports has warned that establishments should not transport, hire, harbor or help illegal workers in any way.Those that do so...

2 Saudi students drown trying to save children in US river

Two Saudi students were swept away by the current while trying to save two children from drowning in the Chicopee river, Massachusetts, US.The students,...

UAE: No action was taken to expel Qatari citizens

The UAE has affirmed that it has not issued any legal or administrative laws or orders relating to the expulsion of Qatari citizens from...

Saudi: Woman’s car set on fire by men opposing female driving

A car owned by a Saudi woman was set on fire in a Makkah village allegedly by men opposed to women driving, Saudi media...
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