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Amid regional strains, Qatar says hackers post fake comments by Emir

The Qatar News Agency (QNA) website has been hacked by an unknown entity. 

US and six Gulf countries join hands to curb terror financing

US, six Gulf countries have joined hands to curb terror organisations like Lashkar-e-Taiba, Haqqani network and the Taliban.

Donald Trump-GCC leaders' summit begins in Saudi Arabia

Donald Trump-GCC leaders' summit begins in Saudi Arabia

US President Donald Trump and leaders of the six Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC) countries -- Saudi Arabia, Bahrain, Qatar, Kuwait, Oman, and the United Arab Emirates -- began asummit meeting here on Sunday, officials said.

Remittances to India to decline by 5% in 2016: World Bank

Remittances to India to decline by 5% in 2016: World Bank

India, the world's largest remittance recipient in 2015, may receive a remittance of USD 65.5 billion this year, a drop of 5 percent, the World Bank has said in a new report citing weak economic growth in remittances-source countries and cyclic low oil prices.

 

Gulf states condemn law letting 9/11 families sue Saudi Arabia

Gulf states condemn law letting 9/11 families sue Saudi Arabia

Fifteen of the 19 hijackers who crashed airliners in New York, outside Washington and in Pennsylvania on September 11, 2001, were Saudi nationals.

This is what VK Singh said before embarking on mission to evacuate jobless Indians facing financial crunch in Saudi Arabia

This is what VK Singh said before embarking on mission to evacuate jobless Indians facing financial crunch in Saudi Arabia

The economic slowdown in the Gulf Cooperation Council region following the fall in global crude oil prices has affected over 10,000 Indians, mostly working in the construction sector.

Gulf OPEC members seek to revive global oil output deal

Gulf OPEC members seek to revive global oil output deal

Vienna: Gulf OPEC members including Saudi Arabia are looking to revive the idea of coordinated oil-output action by major producers when the group meets on Thursday, a senior OPEC source said, but Iran signalled the country was not ready for any such pact.

Gulf monarchies declare Lebanon`s Hezbollah a `terrorist` group

The six-member Gulf Cooperation Council "decided to consider the militias (of Hezbollah) a terrorist organisation".

John Kerry in Riyadh as Saudi-Iran tensions simmer

US Secretary of State John Kerry arrived in Saudi Arabia on Saturday hoping for an easing of tensions between the Sunni power and its predominantly Shi'ite rival Iran.

Gulf states unlikely to drop dollar peg: S&P

Gulf states are not expected to drop their long-term monetary link to the US dollar after the sharp drop in oil prices and fiscal reserves, Standard and Poor`s said Tuesday.

NeoBiocon to sell anti-diabetic drug in UAE

Vildagliptin is available as monotherapy and in combination with metformin. Both the drugs commands over 30 percent of the DPP-IV market in the UAE.

'Gulf must impose taxes to strengthen fiscal positions'

Gulf countries should start levying taxes to strengthen their fiscal positions in view of the current low oil prices which are expected to slowdown their economies, according to a global organisation for Chartered Accountants.

Gulf an attractive region for expatriates to live in, survey

The Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC) region has been named the most safe and secure place for expatriate professionals, according to a survey.

Sushma Swaraj meets GCC ministers, pushes India-GCC Free Trade Agreement

Sushma Swaraj meets GCC ministers, pushes India-GCC Free Trade Agreement

India continued its mission to cement ties with the Arab world as External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj held talks with her counterparts from the Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC) whose nations she said were "an extended part of our neighbourhood".

Sushma Swaraj meets Gulf Cooperation Council ministers

 India continued its mission to cement ties with the Arab world as External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj held talks with her counterparts from the Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC).

Gulf states urge world to do more to help refugees

Gulf monarchies on Tuesday called for the international community to take greater responsibility in aiding Syrian refugees after the oil-flush states faced questions over the number of people they have accepted.

Qatar economy largest among GCC: Expert

Projects worth more than USD 31 billion are expected to be bid in 2015, he said.

Gulf expat workers send home $100 billion: Report

Foreigners working in the energy-rich Arab states of the Gulf sent more than $100 billion in remittances to their home countries last year, an economic report showed Tuesday.

Saudi king to skip US-Gulf summit

The Saudi monarch will instead send Crown Prince Mohammad bin Naif, the deputy prime minister.

GCC nations facing pressure due to fall in oil prices: Report

The Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC) countries like Oman and Qatar are facing considerable pressure from the slump in oil prices, as they are heavily dependent on oil and gas revenues, a new report said.