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EVENTUAL UNION? Gulf Arab ministers say integration plan needs more discussion

Gulf Arab foreign ministers said a plan to integrate their six countries, proposed by Saudi Arabia last year as a response to Middle East turmoil, needed more discussion after they met in Jeddah on Sunday.

September 3, 2012 11:36
 
Gulf Leaders Expected to Announce Unity Plan

Gulf Leaders Expected to Announce Unity Plan

Gulf Arab leaders meeting on Monday are expected to announce closer political union, starting with two or three countries including Saudi Arabia and Bahrain, a government minister in Bahrain said.

May 13, 2012 3:57
 
Obama: no options off table on Iran nuclear program

Obama: no options off table on Iran nuclear program

President Barack Obama warned Iran on Tuesday the United States would keep up pressure on its disputed nuclear program with "no options off the table" but said the door remained open to talks for a peaceful resolution.

January 25, 2012 2:02
 
The end of sign-on bonuses: boon or bad move?

The end of sign-on bonuses: boon or bad move?

Sign-on bonuses are disappearing from the UAE’s employment contracts. Gasp of horror or sigh of relief? Kipp weighs the pros and cons.

June 19, 2011 4:03
 
Saudi’s wedding woes

Saudi’s wedding woes

Marriage officials in the kingdom are under fire from rights groups for certifying underage weddings. But they say they are not to blame, reports Arab News.

February 22, 2009 3:30