Latest Politics & Economics Stories

Last Updated: Sat, Jul 26 2014 | 8:34 AM |
UAE set to bring in new visas system to boost economy, tourism
Politics & Economics»

UAE set to bring in new visas system to boost economy, tourism

Saturday, 26 July 2014 12:34 PM

New amendments to start in August; to include activation of multiple entry permits, study visas and permits for medical care

Twelve-hour cease-fire takes effect between Israel, Gaza militants
Politics & Economics»

Twelve-hour cease-fire takes effect between Israel, Gaza militants

Saturday, 26 July 2014 11:23 AM

Truce comes after Gaza Health Ministry says family was killed by Israeli tank shelling in southern Gaza Strip

Dubai consumers remain upbeat over personal finances
Retail»

Dubai consumers remain upbeat over personal finances

Saturday, 26 July 2014 1:44 AM

New survey shows 81% say they have a positive outlook with most putting spare cash into savings, holidays

Al Jazeera journalists jailed in Egypt say they will appeal
Media»

Al Jazeera journalists jailed in Egypt say they will appeal

Friday, 25 July 2014 9:57 AM

Family of imprisoned Peter Greste says they will contest convictions for aiding terrorist organisation

Bahrain asks court to suspend two more opposition groups
Politics & Economics»

Bahrain asks court to suspend two more opposition groups

Friday, 25 July 2014 2:26 AM

Decision comes less than a week after Justice Ministry filed a lawsuit against Al-Wefaq National Islamic Society

Indian gov’t to probe claims MPs forced man to break Ramadan fast
Politics & Economics»

Indian gov’t to probe claims MPs forced man to break Ramadan fast

Thursday, 24 July 2014 2:19 PM

One MP tried to defend his actions saying he didn’t intend to hurt anyone's religious sentiments

Saudi crime rate surges 102% - report
Politics & Economics»

Saudi crime rate surges 102% - report

Thursday, 24 July 2014 1:28 PM

Gov’t figures show 22,113 cases were reported in 2013, compared to 10,904 in 2012

Politics & Economics»

Doha: Hamas leader speaks to media

Thursday, 24 July 2014 1:03 PM

At a press conference in the Qatari capital Doha on July 23, 2014, chief of the Islamist Hamas movement, Khaled Meshaal announced that Hamas rejected a ceasefire to end 16 days of deadly fighting with Israel unless the blockade on the Gaza Strip is lifted.

Politics & Economics»

Indonesia's Prabowo to challenge election result in court

Thursday, 24 July 2014 1:02 PM

Indonesia's losing presidential election candidate, ex-general Prabowo Subianto, plans to challenge the result in the Constitutional Court

Politics & Economics»

Chinese President Visits Castro

Thursday, 24 July 2014 1:02 PM

The last stop of a four-nation tour saw Chinese President Xi Jinping visit Cuban President Raul Castro in Havana.

Politics & Economics»

IMF cuts US growth forecast

Thursday, 24 July 2014 1:02 PM

The International Monetary Fund has cut its growth forecast for the United States for this year from what it said a month ago.

FIFA's Blatter meets with Qatar's Emir to discuss World Cup 2022
Sport»

FIFA's Blatter meets with Qatar's Emir to discuss World Cup 2022

Thursday, 24 July 2014 11:16 AM

Pair reviewed progress of projects during one hour meeting at Al Bahr Palace in Doha

Abu Dhabi Crown Prince offers reassurance over health of UAE President
Politics & Economics»

Abu Dhabi Crown Prince offers reassurance over health of UAE President

Thursday, 24 July 2014 10:07 AM

Sheikh Khalifa “through his ongoing initiatives and directives, continues what the Founding Fathers wanted to achieve for this state”

Update: US lifts ban on flights to Israel as Gaza toll tops 700
Politics & Economics»

Update: US lifts ban on flights to Israel as Gaza toll tops 700

Wednesday, 23 July 2014 4:45 PM

Kerry reports truce progress; Israel wants more time

Politics & Economics»

Ban Ki-moon in Qatar

Wednesday, 23 July 2014 12:33 PM

United Nations Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon urged Israel to 'exercise maximum restraint' and spare civilian lives in its campaign in Gaza, where the Palestinian death toll on July 20, 2014, alone passed 100.


17007 results found
Don't miss
UAE private sector to get two-day Eid Al Fitr holiday

UAE private sector to get two-day Eid Al Fitr holiday

Ministry of Labour announces holiday entitlement while UAE public sector will be given total...

Daily UAE Imsak and prayer times for Ramadan 2014

Daily UAE Imsak and prayer times for Ramadan 2014

Courtesy of the Islamic Affairs and Charitable Activities Department of the Dubai Government...

Sheikh Mohammed, Princess Haya send 15 truck-loads of aid to Gaza

Sheikh Mohammed, Princess Haya send 15 truck-loads of aid to Gaza

Aid will be distributed via the United Nations Relief and Works Agency for Palestine Refugees...

UAE honours humanitarian work of Sheikh Zayed

UAE honours humanitarian work of Sheikh Zayed

Ten Years of Loyalty –Zayed Giving Event was held in memory of the country's founding father...

Azalya: A buffet with an individual twist

Azalya: A buffet with an individual twist

Review of Melia's Hotel's iftar offering for 2014

Tips for those with high blood pressure fasting during Ramadan

Tips for those with high blood pressure fasting during Ramadan

How to adhere to the demands of the holy month without causing any harm to your health

Healthy lifestyle and iftar choices for Ramadan

Healthy lifestyle and iftar choices for Ramadan

To avoid weight gain and to keep up with your routine, follow these 15 tips for exercise

30 foods to eat at suhoor to keep hunger at bay

30 foods to eat at suhoor to keep hunger at bay

Even if breakfast comes before dawn, it’s still the most important meal of your day.

82 Iftar and suhoors to try in Dubai

82 Iftar and suhoors to try in Dubai

After-dark dining throughout the Holy Month to suit every budget

Most Discussed