Bahrain’s Shura Council members yesterday reduced proposed penalties for sand dredging violations, a report said.
They also restricted punishments to decision makers, after talks last week ended in a stalemate over fears that low-paid labourers could be made scapegoats, acc
Around 600,000 men, women and children are trafficked in the region annually - most of them in the Gulf, said a United Nations expert.
The massive number of expatriates seeking work in the region made foreign jobseekers vulnerable to exploitation by traffickers, Dr Mohamed Mattar
Bahrain has agreed to increase payouts to around 100,000 needy families in an attempt to end the seven-month impasse on the national budget, a report said.
Breadwinners with an income less than BD1,000 ($2,618) will be eligible to receive the monthly anti-inflation allowance as a
Qatar's powerful prime minister is preparing to step down as part of a wider power transition that may also see the country's ruler ceding power to his son, Crown Prince Sheikh Tamim, Arab and Western diplomats said on Monday.
Dubai Electricity and Water Authority (Dewa) has partnered with leading UAE bank Emirates NBD to launch a new e-services promotion campaign to help increase efficiency and provide best possible services to its customers through use of latest technologies.
The campaign is aimed at
A Bahraini delegation is due to be in Berlin to take part in the 16th Arab German Economic Forum, which will take place between Wednesday and Friday.
The forum is organised by the Arab-German Chamber for Commerce and Industry and the General Union of Arab Chambers of Commerce.