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Kuwaiti opposition leader freed from prison
Politics & Economics»

Kuwaiti opposition leader freed from prison

Friday, 21 April 2017 7:21 PM

Mussallam al-Barrak is released after serving a two-year sentence for insulting the emir in public

Saudi Arabia may offer cheap loans to spur job creation
Politics & Economics»

Saudi Arabia may offer cheap loans to spur job creation

Friday, 21 April 2017 1:04 AM

Finance Minister Mohammed Al-Jadaan says mulling 'almost interest-free' loans to companies in labour-intensive industries

Expats to be banned from working in Saudi shopping malls
Retail»

Expats to be banned from working in Saudi shopping malls

Thursday, 20 April 2017 5:54 PM

Labour ministry announces new measure to boost employment of Saudi nationals

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Trump may visit Saudi Arabia, says Mattis
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Trump may visit Saudi Arabia, says Mattis

Thursday, 20 April 2017 11:30 AM

Ties between Riyadh and Washington became increasingly frayed during the administration of president Barack Obama

Etihad stays firm on US routes despite Trump’s laptop ban
Transport»

Etihad stays firm on US routes despite Trump’s laptop ban

Thursday, 20 April 2017 9:21 AM

Airline to upgrade its second daily Abu Dhabi-New York service to A380 from June 1

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Abu Dhabi to develop $61m central market
Construction»

Abu Dhabi to develop $61m central market

Wednesday, 19 April 2017 12:28 PM

Al Dhafra Municipality plans new market in Ghayathi City

US wants political solution to end Yemen war: Mattis
Politics & Economics»

US wants political solution to end Yemen war: Mattis

Wednesday, 19 April 2017 10:52 AM

Seven ceasefires alongside peace efforts by the United Nations have so far failed to stop the fighting

Mattis looks to boost US-Saudi alliance during visit
Politics & Economics»

Mattis looks to boost US-Saudi alliance during visit

Wednesday, 19 April 2017 9:53 AM

US and Saudi Arabia have a decades-old relationship based on the exchange of security for oil

Guggenheim Abu Dhabi not on hold, says TDIC CEO
Culture & Society»

Guggenheim Abu Dhabi not on hold, says TDIC CEO

Wednesday, 19 April 2017 9:37 AM

TDIC's Sufian Hasan Al Marzooqi said Louvre handover this year, but no opening date decided

Saudi, Gulf growth set to slow amid oil output cuts
Politics & Economics»

Saudi, Gulf growth set to slow amid oil output cuts

Tuesday, 18 April 2017 5:26 PM

International Monetary Fund forecasts 0.4% growth in Saudi Arabia, the Middle East's biggest economy

Dubai Chamber opens first office in Latin America
Politics & Economics»

Dubai Chamber opens first office in Latin America

Tuesday, 18 April 2017 3:17 PM

Office in Sao Paulo aims to boost trade and investment flows between the region and Dubai

Dubai Municipality begins $100m vegetables and fruits market project
Culture & Society»

Dubai Municipality begins $100m vegetables and fruits market project

Tuesday, 18 April 2017 12:47 PM

Development includes providing specific tracks for carts, bicycles and pedestrians

Saudi Arabia hails Turkey's referendum 'success'
Politics & Economics»

Saudi Arabia hails Turkey's referendum 'success'

Monday, 17 April 2017 7:11 PM

Turkey's ally hails referendum giving President Recep Tayyip Erdogan sweeping new powers

GCC countries likely to raise VAT to 10% within 5 years
Banking & Finance»

GCC countries likely to raise VAT to 10% within 5 years

Monday, 17 April 2017 1:56 PM

Renowned economist Dr Nasser Al Saidi also says region is studying 10% tax on business profits

Growing support for women drivers in Saudi
Culture & Society»

Growing support for women drivers in Saudi

Monday, 17 April 2017 12:03 PM

Head of Shoura Council’s committee on economy and energy said there is no traffic law to prevent women from driving


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