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UAE Rubber Stamp

New visa rules, fees to take effect in August

Visa to include multiple entry permits

July 29, 2014 10:35
 
Privacy

Things you need to know about privacy laws in the UAE

Did you know that taking a picture of somebody in a private place, such as a house, and posting it on Instagram could get you in jail? We didn’t.

July 27, 2014 12:45
 
US lawmakers take next step on new Iran sanctions

US lawmakers take next step on new Iran sanctions

Targets affiliates of Revolutionary Guard Corps; Could lead to sanctions on those who buy from NIOC, NITC; BP's Shah Deniz gas project would be excluded

January 31, 2012 2:44
 

Lawmaker urges US pursue trade pact w/ Egypt

A top Republican lawmaker urged President Barack Obama's administration on Wednesday to pursue trade talks with Egypt to help shape the nascent democracy after a tumultuous year.

December 15, 2011 3:22
 

Kurdish PM fears more delay in draft Iraq oil law

Barham Salih says Iraq oil minister's stance may delay bill; Oil minister has warned Kurds on oil contract approach; Salih meets French investors, Total present

December 13, 2011 11:33
 

Algeria to change energy law to draw investors

Energy minister says fiscal terms to be reviewed; Oil majors say terms too onerous to invest; Oil and gas bid rounds have seen lacklustre interest

December 7, 2011 12:40
 
Approval of UAE public debt law imminent

Approval of UAE public debt law imminent

Law would limit UAE government debt to 25 per cent of GDP $55bn, with the Central Bank expected to handle local issues.

May 11, 2011 10:16
 
People, Policies and Presidents: What’s next for the Arab region?

People, Policies and Presidents: What’s next for the Arab region?

A wave of reform has washed over the Arab world. Yet, it remains to be seen whether leaders will stick to pledges and peacefully cede real power, or find ways to divide, co-opt or cow their opponents.

April 3, 2011 1:56
 

Saudi prints 1.5 million copies of anti-demo edict

Additional printing on top of 500,000 already ordered; Fatwa calls for unity, cohesion

March 29, 2011 3:51
 
Jobs we should have chosen #2: Diplomat

Jobs we should have chosen #2: Diplomat

Kipp has always wanted to be above the law, but didn’t think it was a realistic ambition. Now we know better.

June 29, 2010 3:00