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GCC Covid-19 update: UAE confirms 1,002 cases; 568 infections registered in Oman

The death toll in the UAE stands at 407

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Non-oil trade between Abu Dhabi and Saudi Arabia amounted to Dhs493.8bn over last decade

Last year, the emirate’s exports to Saudi Arabia grew 156.7 per cent to Dhs25.76bn from Dhs10.03bn in 2010

Saudi Arabia is ‘assessing all options’ to stimulate economy

Saudi Arabia’s economy is expected to contract 4.8 per cent in 2020 before growing by 3.2 per cent next year

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Saudi Arabia indefinitely suspends flights from India, Brazil and Argentina

Entry will also be denied to individuals who have been in either of these countries 14 days prior to their arrival in the kingdom

Covid-19 update: UAE reports 1,083 cases, highest daily rise since the outbreak

The UAE’s second highest daily rise in new infections, equalling 1,007, was reported on September 12

Saudi Arabia floats plan to delay G20 summit until December

A spokesman for the Saudis’ G20 secretariat said that Italy will be taking over the presidency as planned at the start of December


Non-oil trade between Dubai and Saudi Arabia amounted to Dhs500bn over last decade

In H1 2020 alone, Dubai’s external trade with Saudi reached Dh24bn

GCC Covid-19 update: UAE reports 852 cases; 719 infections confirmed in Kuwait

The death toll in the UAE stands at 405

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Saudi to resume Umrah and visits to the Grand Mosque in phases

The first phase will begin on October 4, with international visitors expected to be allowed from November

Oil holds losses near $40 amid deteriorating demand outlook

Prices jumped 10 per cent last week after Saudi Arabia indicated it would defend the market


Saudi Arabia mulls plan to resume Umrah pilgrimage in phases

In the first phase, Saudi citizens and expatriates residing in the kingdom will be allowed to undertake the Umrah

GCC Covid-19 update: UAE reports 679 cases; 576 infections confirmed in Oman

The death toll in the UAE stands at 405

UAE-based clean beauty retailer Powder launches in Saudi Arabia

Consumers across the GCC increasingly turn to clean and sustainable beauty products

Gaming hardware sales surge during lockdown in UAE and Saudi Arabia

VR hardware sales increase by almost half in UAE in first half of 2020

Saudi firms start talks to form $11bn chemicals maker

Saudi Industrial owns 50 per cent of National Petrochemical

GCC Covid-19 update: UAE registers 674 cases; 1,722 infections confirmed in Oman

The death toll in the UAE remains unchanged at 404

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Projectile launched from Yemen lands in Saudi’s Jazan, five civilians injured

The five civilians faced light injuries as a result of flying shrapnel and were transported to the hospital

The role of GCC banks in promoting regional economic growth

Evolution of the regional banking ecosystem has propelled economic growth in recent years, and continues to progress apace

Consulting firm AECOM bags infrastructure design project for Saudi’s NEOM

AECOM will leverage its digital capabilities to deliver the services and enable collaboration across global teams

GCC Covid-19 update: UAE registers 786 cases; 557 infections reported in Oman

The death toll in the UAE remains unchanged at 402

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Netflix signs five-year partnership with Saudi studio Myrkott

The partnership will involve the production of new and exclusive seasons of the Masameer series

GCC Covid-19 update: UAE reports 842 cases; 536 infections registered in Oman

The death toll in the UAE has risen to 402

Saudi Telecom said to weigh IPO for internet-services unit

Saudi Telecom is considering selling as much as 30 per cent of the unit

GCC Covid-19 update: UAE reports 674 cases, Saudi records 672 new cases, 33 deaths

The death toll in Saudi Arabia has risen to 4,338

Oil giant Aramco regains top spot from Apple as tech rally fades

Apple and Aramco are the only two companies to have achieved valuations of $2 trillion


Saudi set to soon resume Umrah service for domestic pilgrims – report

Those wishing to perform Umrah will reportedly require a Covid-19 negative test

Saudi carrier flynas to operate special flights between Dubai, Riyadh

The special flights between the two cities will be operated between September 17-28

Gulf International Bank to hire advisers for Dollar bond

The bonds are likely to be offered as soon as this week


Saudi Arabia to permit residents to return from September 15; will lift all travel restrictions by January 1, 2021

International flights will be able to operate to and from the kingdom starting 6am on Tuesday, September 15

GCC Covid-19 update: UAE registers 640 cases

The total infections across the UAE have risen to 79,489