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Saudi citizens to become taxi drivers under new gov't plans
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Saudi citizens to become taxi drivers under new gov't plans

Wednesday, 27 July 2016 1:40 PM

Labour ministry said to establish new company to nationalise jobs in taxi hire sector

Saudi quickens plans to relax foreign investment restrictions
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Saudi quickens plans to relax foreign investment restrictions

Wednesday, 27 July 2016 1:39 PM

Capital Market Authority could implement changes this year not next to prepare for Saudi Aramco listing

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Video: Anger, mourning in Afghanistan after Kabul suicide attack

Wednesday, 27 July 2016 12:55 PM

Afghans begin mass funerals after twin bombs blasts kill at least 80 people and wound more than 230 others, mostly Shi'ites from the Hazara minority who are increasingly angry with the government and their political leaders

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Video: Baghdad's oldest street

Wednesday, 27 July 2016 12:55 PM

Rasheed Street is the oldest street in Baghdad, and it is celebrating its centenary.

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Video: Michelle Obama's Democratic National Convention speech wows both parties

Wednesday, 27 July 2016 12:55 PM

FLOTUS for POTUS supporters are smitten with the first lady's speech at the Democratic National Convention. CNN's Jeanne Moos has the best tweets

UAE condemns church attack in France
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UAE condemns church attack in France

Wednesday, 27 July 2016 11:41 AM

Islamists attack French church, slit priest's throat

Scientists caught off-guard by record temperatures linked to climate change
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Scientists caught off-guard by record temperatures linked to climate change

Wednesday, 27 July 2016 11:26 AM

UN agency said it would examine whether a temperature of 54 degrees Celsius reported in Kuwait last Thursday was a new high for the eastern hemisphere and Asia

Hilary Clinton creates US history with White House nomination
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Hilary Clinton creates US history with White House nomination

Wednesday, 27 July 2016 11:25 AM

Clinton's former rival, US Senator Bernie Sanders put her forward for selection as the party's nominee, becoming the first woman in America's 240-year-old history

Qatar mulls introducing mandatory retirement for expats at 60
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Qatar mulls introducing mandatory retirement for expats at 60

Wednesday, 27 July 2016 10:25 AM

Move comes after university graduates complain over lack of jobs

Business confidence up in Dubai, says DED survey
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Business confidence up in Dubai, says DED survey

Wednesday, 27 July 2016 10:12 AM

Of 500 firms in the emirate, 44% expect sales and volumes to improve

UAE among safest countries for business
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UAE among safest countries for business

Wednesday, 27 July 2016 9:45 AM

Emirates ranked fourth on global index for costs relating to disasters, terrorism, social unrest and more

Bahrain to try scores of people on charges of setting up 'terror' group
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Bahrain to try scores of people on charges of setting up 'terror' group

Tuesday, 26 July 2016 7:44 PM

Case pertains to allegation that Iranian Revolutionary Guards helped fugitives to set up a Shi'ite militant group called the Zulfiqar Brigades

Kuwait news websites set to require licence under new law
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Kuwait news websites set to require licence under new law

Tuesday, 26 July 2016 1:35 PM

Gulf state enacts legislation aimed at regulating web-based publications

Kuwait's Sheikh Ahmad acquitted on sports ban-related charges
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Kuwait's Sheikh Ahmad acquitted on sports ban-related charges

Tuesday, 26 July 2016 1:34 PM

Court of Cassation upholds appeal ruling sparing royal family member from jail - report

UAE issues decree to clamp down on salary payment delays
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UAE issues decree to clamp down on salary payment delays

Tuesday, 26 July 2016 1:32 PM

Ministry of Human Resources and Emiratisation says to get tougher with employers who fail to pay staff on time

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