The Green Goblin’s Ride

Vivek Thilakan, a Sales Engineer tells us about his passion for big bikes. Can you tell us a bit about your background and why...

Kuwait MP demands 10-year cap on employing expats.

A Kuwaiti lawmaker who has been leading a drive to reduce the number of foreigners in her country has called for imposing a 10-year cap...

Bahrain MPs proposal to ban expats aged 50+ is rejected 

Bahrain's parliament yesterday rejected a controversial proposal from some MPs that expats aged over 50 be banned from working in Bahrain. The proposal had...

Saudi police question woman who wore miniskirt in video

Saudi police said Tuesday they were questioning a woman who appeared in an online video in a miniskirt and crop top walking through a...

Bahrain new car sales crash by 41%

Bahrain had the worst record for new car sales among Gulf states in the first three months of the year, with volumes down a...

Qatar Crisis: What it’s like in Doha right now… and why

Take a drive in Doha, leaving behind the mirrored skyscrapers and palm-fringed avenues of this gas-rich city, and the protagonists of myriad conflicts are...

UAE says no special VAT rules for SMEs

Emiratis allowed to reclaim VAT when building new house, says ministryThe UAE will have no special value added tax (VAT) rules for small and...

Aramco: Little America… in Saudi

Ayesha MalikMuch of the world's oil comes from Saudi Arabia, and it now accounts for 92% of the country's budget.It began in the 1930s, when...

Manama Shapers July 2017

Interview with Nada Al Saeed Market & Strategy Intelligence, Economic Development Board  What does your job for the Economic Development Board entail? I currently work at the...