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Saudi intercepts ballistic missile near Yemen border

Riyadh: Saudi Arabia on Friday intercepted a ballistic missile over the kingdom’s southern province of Najran, bordering Yemen. According to Al Masirah, a TV network run by the Houthi rebels, stated that the group claimed responsibility for the attack. “This ...

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Kuwait lifts ban placed on vacancies for expat doctors, nurses and technicians

KUWAIT – Civil Service Commission (CSC) has lifted ban placed on 127 vacancies for expatriates in the Ministry of Health, reports Al-Anba daily. In a letter to the Ministry of Health which the daily obtained a copy, CSC stated the ...

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Oman to delay VAT implementation to 2019

Oman will delay the implementation of Value Added Tax (VAT) in the sultanate to 2019, the Ministry of Finance has been quoted as saying. The application of selective tax on tobacco, energy and carbonated drinks could be introduced by the ...

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Residents flock to Dubai Frame as it opens to public

Residents and tourists rushed on the first day of 2018 to get the first sight on Dubai’s latest landmark, the Dubai Frame. Standing outside Zabeel Park Gate 4, people started piling up from 9am on two counters to purchase tickets ...

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Watch: Dubai Frame to be open for public from Jan 1

UAE residents have one more reason to look forward to the New Year as they can see the city from an entirely new perspective the Dubai Frame to open on January 1, 2018. People can access the newest landmark that ...

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Two Saudi princes accused of corruption charges get freed from detention

Riyadh: Two sons of late King Abdullah; Prince Meshaal bin Abdullah and Prince Faisal bin Abdullah, who were accused of corruption charges, are reportedly freed by Saudi Arabia’s attorney general. The two princes were among around 200 other royal family ...

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Fuel prices increase in UAE for January 2018

The Ministry of Energy has announced on Wednesday, December 27, new petrol prices for January, 2018 in the UAE. The per litre prices will be Super 98 at Dh2.24 (up from Dh2.15) ; Special 95 at Dh2.12 (from Dh2.04) ; E Plus-91 ...

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Arab World won’t be led by Tehran or Ankara, U.A.E. Says

The Arab world needs to come together under Saudi-Egyptian leadership to push back against the ambitions of regional rivals Iran and Turkey, a U.A.E. minister has said. “The Arab world is at an impasse and the solution is to cooperate ...

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MBN Luxury Lines organizes Indian Expo-2017 in Jeddah

Bhatkallys News Bureau/ Habib Mohtesham Jeddah: MBN Luxury Lines, a Jeddah based Saudi Company, organized “Indian Expo-2017” an exclusive Indian Products exhibition from 18th to 20th December, 2017 at Hilton Conventional Center, Jeddah. The show was inaugurated by Mr. Mohd ...

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King Salman announce largest budget in its history, Know the details

Riyadh: The King of Saudi Arabia King Salman bin Abdulaziz on Tuesday announced the largest budget at any time in Kingdom’s history during the annual budget statement. Government expenditure will next year amount to a projected SR978 billion ($260.8 billion), up ...

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Saudi Arabia condemns suicide bombing of Pakistan church

Riyadh: Saudi Arabia has condemned the suicide bombing that took place at a church in Quetta, Pakistan, on Sunday. The Saudi Arabian foreign ministry issued a statement on Monday, saying that the kingdom stands by brotherly and friendly countries against ...

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Saudi-led air strike ‘kills at least three Yemen civilians’

Sanaa, Yemen: A Saudi-led air strike has killed at least three civilians in Yemen’s Marib province, a local official said on Sunday, but a rebel news agency gave a higher death toll. The local official, speaking from Marib east of ...

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Virgin Mobile launches first for mobile phone users in the UAE

Virgin Mobile, the recently launched mobile brand of Emirates Integrated Telecommunications Company (EITC), has announced the launch of Recommend, a new innovation that helps customers get more value from their mobile plans. Designed to help customers set the most efficient ...

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Clean Up UAE drive collects 21 tonnes of waste

Dubai: The Emirates Environmental Group (EEG) and volunteers collected 21.75 tonnes of waste on Saturday under its Clean Up UAE drive. The event was held under the patronage of Sultan Bin Saeed Al Mansouri, Minister of Economy. The EEG team ...

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