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Arab Gulf Cup: Saudi Arabia, Bahrain face off in final on Sunday

Saudi Arabia and Bahrain will clash Sunday for the final of the 25th Arab Gulf Cup after they respectively managed to axe host Qatar and Iraq. The green Falcons dominated Thursday the favorite and the host 1-0 with goal coming in the first half. Abdullah Alhamddan’s goal in the 28th silenced the home fans in […]

December 6th, 2019 | Posted in Gulf News,Headlines | Read More »

Gulf Crisis: Qatar envisages end of support for Muslim Brotherhood – Reports

Qatar is considering ending its support for the Muslim Brotherhood as it edges towards restoring ties with its regional allies, reports say. Wall Street Journal (WSJ) and Al Jazeera hinted to the unofficial move after Qatari foreign minister Mohammad Bin Abdul Rahman Al Thani made an unannounced visit to Riyadh late November in an effort […]

December 6th, 2019 | Posted in Gulf News,Headlines | Read More »

Egypt: Over $6bn initiative to boost private sector

Egyptian and foreign banks will provide loans at lower rates to private sector industry under an initiative worth 100 billion pound ($6.2 billion) launched Wednesday to boost local production, Bloomberg reports. Under the initiative, the loans will be granted at an interest rate of 10 per cent to factories with sales under 1 billion pound. […]

December 5th, 2019 | Posted in Finance,Headlines,World News | Read More »

KSA: Tiger Woods turns downs offer to play major Golf tournament next year

Global golf Icon, Tiger Woods will not take part in Saudi International, a golf tournament, in the kingdom despite a fat fees check. The former number one, Tuesday told ESPN he will not the sport event because “it is a long way”. “I just don’t want to go over there,” he added. Organizers reportedly offered […]

December 4th, 2019 | Posted in Gulf News,Headlines,World News | Read More »

Syria: UAE praises President Assad as “wise leader” one year after détente

The UAE Tuesday showered embattled President Bashar al-Assad with accolades as it branded him “wise leader”, one year after re-establishing diplomatic ties with Syria.   Relations between the two countries thawed in December 2018, after several years of diplomatic feud and UAE’s support for rebels opposed to the Syrian President. Charge d’affaires Abdul-Hakim Naimi, on […]

December 3rd, 2019 | Posted in Gulf News,Headlines,World News | Read More »

Iran’s Navy unveils new locally-made equipment

The Iranian navy unveiled Saturday new locally-made products including a vertical takeoff and landing (VTOL) naval drone, dubbed Pelican-2, and an Inertial Navigation System (INS). The Navy also displayed a project on a subsurface-to-surface missile system for submarines, reported tasnim news agency. Pelican 2, equipped with four motors for vertical movement and a powerful propeller, […]

December 1st, 2019 | Posted in Gulf News,Headlines | Read More »