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Airlines report 17% rise in unruly passenger incidents
Transport»

Airlines report 17% rise in unruly passenger incidents

Thursday, 29 September 2016 1:54 PM

More than 10,850 plane rage incidents are reported to the International Air Transport Association last year

Saudi firms get nod to 'second' staff to meet Saudisation quotas
Politics & Economics»

Saudi firms get nod to 'second' staff to meet Saudisation quotas

Thursday, 29 September 2016 1:54 PM

Labour ministry reportedly approves rules permitting firms to 'borrow' Saudi nationals to make quotas

Ajman inks China deal to boost tourism, business links
Travel & Hospitality»

Ajman inks China deal to boost tourism, business links

Thursday, 29 September 2016 1:53 PM

Ajman Tourism Development Department says agreement signed with Gulf Chinese Trading Corporation

Saudi's PetroRabigh says to delay $9.1bn expansion plans
Energy»

Saudi's PetroRabigh says to delay $9.1bn expansion plans

Thursday, 29 September 2016 1:53 PM

Petrochemical company cites construction market challenges as it delays project by at least six months

Dubai says air quality hits 88%, meets international standards
Culture & Society»

Dubai says air quality hits 88%, meets international standards

Thursday, 29 September 2016 1:53 PM

Dubai Municipality sets up 13 monitoring stations to identify pollution hot-spots across the emirate

Saudi riyal weakens after US Congress vote on 9/11 law
Politics & Economics»

Saudi riyal weakens after US Congress vote on 9/11 law

Thursday, 29 September 2016 1:53 PM

US Congress votes to allow relatives of victims of the Sept 11 attacks to sue Saudi Arabia

UAE's Gulf Craft says to enter world's megayacht market
Luxury Living»

UAE's Gulf Craft says to enter world's megayacht market

Thursday, 29 September 2016 1:53 PM

Luxury boat builder announces plans to start manufacturing megayachts - yachts larger than 50 metres in length

Saudi billionaire embroiled in UK farm subsidy row
Banking & Finance»

Saudi billionaire embroiled in UK farm subsidy row

Thursday, 29 September 2016 1:53 PM

Campaigners say they are outraged that UK taxpayers subsidise farm of racehorse breeder Prince Khalid Abdullah

UAE motorists to get replacement cars under insurance shake-up
Politics & Economics»

UAE motorists to get replacement cars under insurance shake-up

Thursday, 29 September 2016 12:42 PM

Insurance industry regulator to adopt ‘unified’ regulations from next year

Extra month maternity leave for Abu Dhabi gov't workers – official
Politics & Economics»

Extra month maternity leave for Abu Dhabi gov't workers – official

Thursday, 29 September 2016 12:42 PM

Women will be entitled to three months’ leave under new human resources law

UAE sees 'dramatic' rise in use of Snapchat, Instagram
Technology»

UAE sees 'dramatic' rise in use of Snapchat, Instagram

Thursday, 29 September 2016 11:09 AM

Number of Snapchat users rises threefold in UAE, Saudi Arabia since 2014

New Zealand, GCC renew efforts to sign delayed free trade pact
Politics & Economics»

New Zealand, GCC renew efforts to sign delayed free trade pact

Thursday, 29 September 2016 11:09 AM

Two-way trade between New Zealand and the GCC is worth $2.19 billion annually

Dubai property ads need gov't approval from Sunday, says RERA
Property»

Dubai property ads need gov't approval from Sunday, says RERA

Thursday, 29 September 2016 11:08 AM

Brokers express mixed opinions over new rules to fight false advertising, fraud

Kuwait central bank governor defends country’s finance laws
Politics & Economics»

Kuwait central bank governor defends country’s finance laws

Thursday, 29 September 2016 10:21 AM

Mohammad Yousef Al Hashel dismisses claims from Kuwait Commercial Bank of ‘restrictive’ regulation

Obama says Saudi 9/11 legislation sets 'dangerous precedent'
Politics & Economics»

Obama says Saudi 9/11 legislation sets 'dangerous precedent'

Thursday, 29 September 2016 9:25 AM

Law grants an exception to the legal principle of sovereign immunity in cases of terrorism on US soil, clearing the way for lawsuits seeking damages from the Saudi government


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