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February 25, 2018 7:16 AM Year of Zayed's Jiu-Jitsu Challenge concludes

Abu Dhabi, Feb. 25 (BNA): Amidst unprecedented public turnout and a dazzling sporting atmosphere, competitions for the Year of Zayed's Jiu-Jitsu Challenge Championship 2018 has concluded. Jiu-Jitsu champions from across the UAE competed for one of the most prized titles in the country’s Jiu-Jitsu season, the "Year of Zayed" medals, which honour the founding

February 23, 2018 1:21 PM First GCC-African decision-makers' forum held

Marrakesh, Feb. 23 (BNA): The first Arabian Gulf-African decision-makers’ forum is being held in Marrakesh, Morocco. Decision makers and businessmen from more than 28 countries from the Arab Gulf and Africa took part in the event. The two-day event aims at pinpointing investment opportunities in the two areas and enhancing partnership relations between

February 22, 2018 1:33 PM New Zealand, Denmark rank highest in Corruption Perceptions Index 2017

Mubasher: The Corruption Perceptions Index of 2017 has shown that New Zealand and Denmark ranked the highest, scoring 89 points and 88 points, respectively. The US did not make it to the top 10. The index also showed some disturbing information, as in the last six years many countries have still made little to no progress. The index, which ranks 180 countries 2

February 21, 2018 10:02 AM Four GCC nations to introduce VAT within 18M – IMF

Mubasher: Kuwait, Qatar, Oman and Bahrain need further time to apply the value-added tax (VAT), Abdelhak Senhadji, deputy director of the fiscal affairs department at the International Monetary Fund (IMF), said. The four GCC countries will be technically and politically ready to apply the VAT within around a year and a half, Senhadji added. The IMF is working 1

February 21, 2018 3:12 AM Foreign Minister congratulates ambassador to UAE

Manama, Feb. 20 (BNA): The Minister of Foreign Affairs, Shaikh Khalid bin Ahmed bin Mohammed Al Khalifa, extended his congratulations to Bahrain's Ambassador to the United Arab Emirates, Mohammed bin Hamad Al Moawda, on receiving the First Class Order of Zayed II from the President of the UAE, Shaikh Khalifa bin Zayed Al Nahyan. Shaikh Khalid said that this prestigious 10

February 20, 2018 10:59 AM Qatar to participate in 2018 Arab Summit

Mubasher: Qatar will take part in the upcoming Arab Summit regardless of its venue, Doha's foreign minister Mohammed bin Abdulrahman Al-Thani said. Qatar will not exit the GCC, Al Thani added during his speech at the Consultative Assembly. Any dialogue with the siege countries will not be at the expense of Qatar's sovereignty, the foreign minister stressed 11

February 19, 2018 5:39 PM UAE leaders meet Sultan bin Suhaim

Abu Dhabi, Feb. 18 (BNA): UAE Vice President, Prime Minister and Dubai Ruler Shaikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al-Maktoum and Abu Dhabi Crown Prince and UAE Armed Forces Deputy Supreme Commander Shaikh Mohammed bin Zayed Al-Nahyan received Shaikh Sultan bin Suhaim Al-Thani and his accompanying delegation, currently visiting the United Arab Emirates. UAE News Agency 10

February 19, 2018 2:17 PM Deputy Premier receives outgoing UAE ambassador

Manama, Feb. 19 (BNA): Deputy Prime Minister Shaikh Khalid bin Abdullah Al Khalifa received at Gudaibiya Palace today outgoing UAE Ambassador to Bahrain Abdul Redha Abdullah Khouri. He hailed the ambassador’s role in bolstering outstanding bilateral fraternal relations, pointing out the leaderships’ keenness to further boost them for the common interest 10

February 19, 2018 1:52 PM Emirates extends shirt sponsorship deal with Arsenal until 2024

Mubasher: Emirates on Monday has signed a five-year extension to its long-running shirt partnership with Arsenal Football Club (Arsenal FC). Dubai airline's deal with the Premier League club will be extended until the end of 2023/2024 season, according to the club’s website. "Our shirt partnership is the longest running in the Premier League and one of the longest 12

February 18, 2018 8:36 AM GCC's US Treasury holdings fall 1.3% in December

Mubasher: The GCC countries’ holdings of the US Treasuries declined 1.3% to $254.4 billion in December 2017, compared to $257.65 billion a month earlier, according to US Department of the Treasury (USDT). Treasury holdings of Saud Arabia, which ranked first among the GCC economies, dropped 1.9% to $147.4 billion in the last month of 2017 versus $149.03 billion 11