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Saudi Arabia and UAE introduce VAT for first time

01 January, 2018

Saudi Arabia and the UAE have rolled out VAT to help bring in extra revenues for the countries following years of tumbling oil prices.

Oman policeman stabbed to death at Muscat mall

30 December, 2017

A policeman has been stabbed to death in an Oman mall, in a rare murder incident that has shook the sultanate.

Tax-free days almost over in Saudi Arabia, UAE

27 December, 2017

On January 1, 2018, most goods and services in Saudi Arabia and the UAE will have a value-added-tax applied in efforts to boost non-oil revenues in the Gulf states.

The Gulf Cup kicks off amid simmering regional tensions

23 December, 2017

Regional tensions between Qatar and a Saudi-led bloc almost forced the 2017 edition of the Gulf Cup to be cancelled, until Kuwait offered to host the tournament.

Oman grants refuge to Saleh's family from Yemen

23 December, 2017

Oman has welcomed 22 family members of former Yemen President Ali Abdullah Saleh this week, after the brutal murder of the former strongman by Houthi rebels earlier this month.

Could the beautiful game resolve the Gulf diplomatic crisis?

22 December, 2017

Comment: As the Gulf Cup kicks off in Kuwait, fans are hoping for a renewed fraternal spirit to emerge in the region, writes Anthony Harwood.

Saudi Arabia: A flourishing film scene but no cinemas

11 December, 2017

Saudi filmmakers have fought legal restrictions and taboos surrounding cinema to produce some of the most exciting movies in the region. None, however, could be screened at home.

Pipeline to peril: Nepalese girls trafficked to Gulf

11 December, 2017

Traffickers are exploiting a legal loophole to avoid serious punishment, even when they are caught. Pramod Acharya investigates.

Boris Johnson to meet Iran’s president on Sunday

10 December, 2017

The British diplomat will meet with President Hassan Rouhani to 'discuss bilateral and regional issues.'

#MeToo, say domestic workers in the Middle East

08 December, 2017

Comment: While the #MeToo outcry is exposing sexual harassment mostly in the West, we must remember that abuse, often by employers, happens across the globe, writes Rothna Begum.

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