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Dubai-based Sweetheart Kitchen raises €15m in new funding

Virtual kitchen brand to expand its number of brands by five

Covid-19

GCC Covid-19 update: UAE reports 1,089 cases; 664 infections registered in Oman

The death toll in the UAE has risen to 438

Sheikh Mishaal Al Ahmad Al Sabah

Kuwait Assembly approves Sheikh Mishal as Crown Prince

In a special session held on October 8, all 59 members blessed the new Crown Prince

Amazon Saudi Arabia

Bahrain, Kuwait and Oman shoppers can now buy on Amazon.ae

Final pricing on Amazon.ae to include shipping fees and customs fees

GCC Covid-19 update: UAE reports 1,046 cases; 817 infections confirmed in Oman

The death toll in the UAE has risen to 436

Sheikh Mishaal Al Ahmad Al Sabah

Kuwait Emir names Sheikh Mishaal Al Ahmad Al Sabah as Crown Prince

Sheikh Mishaal is the deputy chief of the National Guard and brother to Kuwait’s former ruler, Sheikh Sabah Al-Ahmed Al-Jaber Al-Sabah

GCC Covid-19 update: UAE reports 932 cases; 544 infections registered in Oman

The death toll in the UAE has risen to 429

GCC Covid-19 update: UAE registers 1,041 new infections, 1,001 recoveries

The death toll in the UAE remains unchanged at 426

KUWAIT-HEALTH-VIRUS-ECONOMY

Kuwait Central Bank denies plan to devalue, stands by peg

Kuwait is the only country in the six-member Gulf Cooperation Council that links its currency to a basket dominated by the US dollar, while the others are linked solely to the greenback

Sheikh Nawaf

Sheikh Nawaf sworn in as new Kuwaiti Emir

Sheikh Nawaf succeeds his half brother, Sheikh Sabah Al-Ahmed Al-Jaber Al-Sabah, who died on Tuesday at the age of 91

Kuwait stops issuing driving licences to expat students and nurses

The decision will not apply to students and nurses who already have licences

Kuwait amir

UAE announces three days of state mourning for Kuwait’s Emir Sheikh Sabah

Flags within the UAE will be flown at half-mast at all official departments, embassies, and at the UAE’s diplomatic missions outside the country too

Kuwait’s Emir Sheikh Sabah passes away

The 91-year-old had been unwell for some time

GCC Covid-19 update: UAE registers 995 cases; 528 infections confirmed in Oman

The death toll in the UAE now stands at 416

GCC Covid-19 update: UAE registers 626 cases; 607 infections reported in Oman

The death toll in the UAE has risen to 413

GCC Covid-19 update: UAE reports 851 cases; 1,543 infections registered in Oman

The death toll in the UAE has risen to 412

Kuwaiti minister of Public Works and minister of State for Housing Affairs Rana al-Fares

Kuwait’s Public Works minister to terminate all expat employees – report

While 150 expats have been fired, another 400 are expected to receive termination letters, local media reported

Why GCC banks and fintech startups must realign their interests for greater good

Traditional lenders and fintech players can grow simultaneously, offering customers a myriad of services

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

The death toll in the UAE stands at 407

Kuwait gets first Moody’s downgrade over ‘liquidity risks’

Moody’s now ranks Kuwait two steps lower than Fitch Ratings and one below S&P Global Ratings

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

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

The death toll in the UAE stands at 405

KUWAIT-INDIA-HEALTH-VIRUS amnesty

Kuwait’s National Assembly panel passes law to reduce expat numbers

The draft law gives the government six months to determine the number of expats needed by the country

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

The death toll in the UAE stands at 405

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

The death toll in the UAE remains unchanged at 404

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

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

The death toll in the UAE remains unchanged at 402

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

The death toll in the UAE has risen to 402

KUWAIT-PARLIAMENT-POLITICS

Covid-19 update: Kuwait postpones fifth phase of reopening, 8 MPs test positive

Activities that were scheduled to resume in the fifth phase included restoring family gatherings, exhibitions and the reopening of cinemas

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