Fueling agriculture with food waste

According to the Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) of the United Nations, food waste and loss accounts for 8 percent of global greenhouse gas...

Kuwait perseveres in attempts to heal GCC rift

A rift that has left the six-nation Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC) bloc asunder has yet to heal, despite the passage of over two years....

Dubai remains top destination in the region

For the fifth year in a row, Dubai has retained its position as the top destination in the region and the fourth most visited...

Saudi Arabia to start issuing tourist visas

Citizens from 51 countries will be eligible for tourist visas to visit Saudi Arabia from the end of this month. The selective issuing of tourist...

KOC takes delivery of 10 boats from Dubai shipyard

Kuwait Oil Company (KOC) has taken delivery of six Pilot boats and four Crew Transport boats from Grandweld Shipyards, the UAE-based shipbuilding, ship repair,...

Dubai stops work on largest airport in world

Work on Dubai’s Al Maktoum Airport has stopped because the economies of the Gulf states are faltering, Bloomberg reported on Thursday. The airport was designed to be...

Saudi Arabia offers ‘instant visas’

Private companies in Saudi Arabia that meet the government’s stipulated workforce nationalisation rates will be eligible to receive instant visas for their expatriate workers. Ministry...

Dubai messaging app has global ambitions, wants to take on WhatsApp, Snapchat

A Dubai-based businessman wants to take on WhatsApp. And SnapChat. And just about any free messaging platform that’s out there. Balvinder Singh Sahni, Chairman of...

GCC tourists second among largest purchasing group in Turkey in 2019

The GCC tourists are the second top spending shoppers after the Chinese from January to July this year in Turkey, according to an announcement...

Saudi women now permitted to make travel arrangements for kids

Saudi mothers will be able to apply for passports for children in their custody and approve travel abroad under new guidelines that represent an...

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