Egyptian President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi kept his finance, investment and interior ministers in a new government sworn in on Saturday, state news agency Mena reported, as he tries to rebuild an economy battered by Islamist militant violence.
Gulf energy producers will continue to invest to maintain stable energy supplies, Qatar's Oil Minister Mohammed Al-Sada said in Doha on Thursday ahead of a meeting of Gulf states' oil ministers.
"The world knows very
Gulf oil ministers are due to meet this week in Qatar for an annual meeting, in the first gathering by the heavyweight crude producers since the latest slide in oil prices.
But while the price drop is not on th
Government ministers in Bahrain have been ordered to outline unnecessary administrative expenses, as part of plans to reduce public spending.
The move, directed by His Royal Highness Prime Minister Prince Khalifa bin Salman Al Kha
Saudi King Salman on Wednesday appointed Interior Minister Prince Mohammed bin Nayef as his new heir, replacing the monarch's half brother Prince Muqrin, and made his son, Defence Minister Mohammed bin Salman, second in line to succeed.
Saudi Arabia's King Abdullah appointed new ministers for health, higher education, transport, agriculture, information and Islamic affairs on Monday as part of the kingdom's broadest reshuffle of second-tier posts in years.
Bahrain’s His Majesty King Hamad issued a decree yesterday (December 6) appointing the ministers for the new Cabinet, who were nominated by HRH Prime Minister Prince Khalifa bin Salman Al Khalifa on Wednesday, a report said.
Labour ministers from the Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC) states are likley to finalise proposals on easing work and travel of both citizens and residents across member states by November aimed, a report said.
The ministers are cur
A top-level meeting between GCC foreign ministers and their EU counterparts next week could be postponed, allegedly due to a controversial UN statement on the human rights situation in Bahrain.
The meeting was
Hundreds of Turkish police officers were dismissed from their posts overnight and some moved to traffic duties, local media said, further undermining a graft investigation Prime Minister Tayyip Erdogan portrays as a covert attempt by a rival to