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Gulf countries accuse Houthi rebels of staging 'coup' in Yemen
World

Gulf countries accuse Houthi rebels of staging 'coup' in Yemen

Yemen has been in political limbo since the president and prime minister resigned last month after the Houthis seized the presidential palace.

Yemen: Shiite rebels force newly named PM to quit
World

Yemen: Shiite rebels force newly named PM to quit

Yemen's Shiite rebels rejected President Abed Rabbo Mansour Hadi's choice of a new prime minister.

Saudi Arabia to have 16 nuclear reactors by 2030
World

Saudi Arabia to have 16 nuclear reactors by 2030

Oil-rich Saudi Arabia plans to become a leader in renewable energy by building 16 nuclear reactors by 2030 at an estimated cost of $100 billion and with a combined capacity of 22 gigawatts.

How Gulf-based NRIs are taking advantage of rupee fall
Economy

How Gulf-based NRIs are taking advantage of rupee fall

Indian expatriates in Oman and other Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC) countries have started taking personal loans in a bid to take advantage of a record fall in the value of Indian rupee against local currencies, a report said.

Iran denies radiation leak at Bushehr n-plant
World

Iran denies radiation leak at Bushehr n-plant

Iran has dismissed as baseless media reports suggesting possible radiation leakage at Bushehr Nuclear Power Plant due to last week's earthquake.

Saudi Arabia tackling unemployment by fining private firms
World

Saudi Arabia tackling unemployment by fining private firms

Private companies that hire more foreigners than Saudis will be fined as part of a government plan to tackle unemployment in the country.

Gulf Arabs have plans against Hormuz closure: official
World

Gulf Arabs have plans against Hormuz closure: official

The Gulf Cooperation Council, which relies on the four-mile-wide channel, has drawn up a contingency plan in case Iran acts on its threats.

Dubai retailer is Gulf's wealthiest Indian-origin entrepreneur
Business

Dubai retailer is Gulf's wealthiest Indian-origin entrepreneur

The list that covered the 30 richest Indians in the GCC region has just five billionaires.