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Omar Sultan Al Olama, 27 years old, is the UAE's first minister of state for AI. (Pictured here: Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum/ File)
October 19, 2017 - 14:48 GMT
Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum today announced a major reshuffle of the UAE's government.
The multi-billion dollar arms deal with Bahrain comes as US President Donald Trump has eased restrictions on arms sales to certain countries including Bahrain. (AFP/ File)
October 18, 2017 - 15:35 GMT
The Bahrain Defense Force said it signed a deal with Lockheed Martin to purchase 16 upgraded F-16 fighter jets.
It was an early Diwali gift for a 73-year-old Malaysian national who won $1 million at Dubai Duty Free's latest raffle.
October 18, 2017 - 12:24 GMT
It was an early Diwali gift for Prabhakaran N. S. Nair, who won $1 million at Dubai Duty Free's latest raffle.
The slipways project is also intended to offer the best services, bring happiness to all community members and provide service facilities that measure up to the aspirations of the community members and satisfy their needs.
October 18, 2017 - 06:15 GMT
The Abu Dhabi City Municipality is moving ahead with the boats, and jet skis slipways project within Abu Dhabi Island, in a move aimed at boosting the comprehensive development drive and the ongoing upswing witnessed by infrastructure in the city.
Nearly half of residents in the UAE are in debt, while a significant number are failing to save money, according a report by Payfort. (File photo)
October 17, 2017 - 12:55 GMT
Nearly half of residents in the UAE are in debt, while a significant number are failing to save money, according a report by Payfort.
Saudi Arabia's commercial courts started operating last month in Riyadh, Jeddah and Dammam. (Shutterstock)
October 16, 2017 - 13:26 GMT
The commercial courts were launched to encourage and motivate investment in Saudi Arabia.
During the Copycat Combat launching
October 16, 2017 - 12:00 GMT
Dubai Customs in partnership with OSN; the direct broadcast satellite provider in the Middle East and North Africa launched the first intellectual property educational electronic game.
Qatar's Emir Sheikh Tamim bin Hamad Al Thani inspects an honor guard during a welcome ceremony in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, on October 16, 2017. (Vincent Thian/ AP)
October 16, 2017 - 12:00 GMT
Qatar's emir begins Asia tour with a two-day visit to Malaysia.
Kuwait cracks down on non-degree holders and vows to punish violating companies. (AFP/ File)
October 15, 2017 - 14:04 GMT
Non-degree holders and violating companies will be fined and punished.
The 4th Global Business Forum on Africa
October 15, 2017 - 10:04 GMT
The 4th Global Business Forum on Africa is set to welcome five African heads of state, 12 ministers, and more than 1,000 top-level government and corporate decision-makers and industry experts when the event takes place on November 1st and 2nd, 2017.
Sultan bin Sulayem, DP World Group Chairman & CEO and Chairman of Ports, Customs and Free Zone Corporation.
October 15, 2017 - 08:08 GMT
DP World Group Chairman & CEO and Chairman of Ports, Customs and Free Zone Corporation Sultan bin Sulayem pointed out that Dubai plays a pivotal role in sustaining and developing the information technology sector thanks to its adoption of latest technologies and applications.
The campaign was run in implementation of the strategy and plans of the Municipality aimed at curbing all sorts of disfiguring elements to protect the environment and maintain the outlook of Abu Dhabi Emirate.
October 15, 2017 - 06:48 GMT
The Abu Dhabi City Municipality has carried out a wide-ranging campaign to combat the phenomenon of abandoned vehicles and machinery in public places and residential districts for prolonged periods without caring for them or their cleanliness.
A total of $16.3 billion in remittances was sent to Egypt between November 2016, when Egypt floated its currency, and August this year. (File photo)
October 12, 2017 - 14:27 GMT
Remittances from Egyptian expats were reportedly 40 percent higher in August compared to the same month last year.
According to Turkey's Deputy Prime Minister Mehmet Simsek, the US-Turkey visa row is only a temporary dispute that will be resolved soon. (AFP)
October 12, 2017 - 14:03 GMT
A visa suspension between Turkey and Washington will likely be resolved soon, according to Turkey's Deputy Prime Minister Mehmet Simsek.
The cost of bribery in Kuwait is $2 billion a year, or two percent of the country's total GDP. (File photo)
October 12, 2017 - 13:46 GMT
The cost of bribery in Kuwait is $2 billion a year, or two percent of the country's total GDP.
Exemptions for Saudi firms investing in Abu Dhabi will be related to land, lease and rents. (File photo)
October 12, 2017 - 12:31 GMT
Officials announced during the UAE-Saudi Business Forum in Abu Dhabi that Saudi firms investing in Abu Dhabi will be offered special exemptions on lease, rents and land.