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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 states attack `hateful campaign` against Qatar

Gulf states attack `hateful campaign` against Qatar

Foreign ministers from the Gulf states on Thursday hit out at the "hateful campaign" directed against Qatar`s controversial hosting of the 2022 World Cup.

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.

Coalition pounds Yemen capital as UN envoy arrives for talks

Saudi-led coalition warplanes pounded rebel positions across Sanaa overnight, only hours after the UN envoy to Yemen arrived in the capital to discuss stalled Geneva peace talks, residents said Saturday.

Obama vows to 'stand by' Gulf allies amid concern over Iran threat; Saudi King pulls out of meet

Obama vows to 'stand by' Gulf allies amid concern over Iran threat; Saudi King pulls out of meet

President Barack Obama vowed on Thursday to back Gulf allies against any "external attack," seeking to reassure them of Washington`s iron-clad commitment to their security amid Arab anxiety over U.S.-led efforts to reach a nuclear deal with Iran.

Saudi king to skip US-Gulf summit

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

Obama expected to push for Gulf missile defense at U.S. summit

 President Barack Obama is expected to make a renewed US push next week to help Gulf allies create a region-wide defense system to guard against Iranian missiles as he seeks to allay their anxieties over any nuclear deal with Tehran, according to US sources.

Gulf leaders hold summit as concern grows over Yemen

Gulf monarchs gather on Tuesday for an extraordinary summit, in the presence of French President Francois Hollande, as international concern grows over the war in Yemen.