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Uber said tens of thousands of drivers were affected by a payroll mistake. (AFP/ Brendan Smialowski)
May 28, 2017 - 18:00 GMT
Uber acknowledges what could amount to a multi-million dollar mistake.
A new study conducted by Cisco shows that 60 percent of IoT initiatives stall at the Proof of Concept (PoC) stage. (Pixabay)
May 28, 2017 - 14:55 GMT
A new study by Cisco shows that 60 percent of IoT initiatives stall at the PoC stage.
Abu Dhabi's effective policy response to low oil prices and economic growth were key drivers of Moody's outlook change. (AFP/ Marwan Naamani)
May 28, 2017 - 13:26 GMT
Moody's has today changed the rating outlook on Abu Dhabi from negative to stable.
Etihad has announced the delivery a new superjumbo jet to its fleet, the Airbus A380. (Etihad Media Centre)
May 28, 2017 - 12:24 GMT
Etihad celebrates delivery of its 10th Airbus A380.
Announced just before Ramadan, the UAE import ban on Omani produce is hurting farmers. (AFP/ Sabah Arar)
May 28, 2017 - 11:27 GMT
Announced just before Ramadan, the UAE import ban is having a huge impact on Oman.
Saudi Arabia and other GCC countries target several items with the new selective tax, including tobacco products and power drinks by 100 percent, and fizzy drinks by 50 percent.
May 28, 2017 - 10:47 GMT
Saudi Arabia has announced it will start implementing the selective tax in June.
Ramadan for Muslims is much more than a time to abstain from eating, drinking or smoking between sunrise and sunset. (Shutterstock)
May 25, 2017 - 18:00 GMT
Here's everything you need to know about the holy month of Ramadan.
A Kuwaiti judge (C) and his aides count the ballots at a polling station at the end of the parliamentary elections in the Sabah al-Salem district on the outskirts of Kuwait city on November 26, 2016. (AFP/ Yasser Al-Zayyat)
May 25, 2017 - 14:00 GMT
Kuwait is working on a plan to limit all administrative jobs in the private sector to Kuwaitis.
Remarkable leap in crude oil prices are not expected for the rest of 2017. (File photo)
May 25, 2017 - 12:21 GMT
An extension of the cut deal by OPEC won't have a long-term impact on crude oil prices, according to experts.
OPEC members decide to extend the oil production cut. (AFP/ File)
May 25, 2017 - 11:53 GMT
OPEC members have decided today to extend oil production cuts.
The Saudi Ministry of Labor has forced a cleaning and maintenance company to release overdue paychecks to more than 450 male and female workers. (AFP)
May 25, 2017 - 11:09 GMT
Saudi cleaning firm forced to pay delayed salaries to hundreds of workers.
OPEC members will meet on Thursday to discuss the prolongation of the oil cut deal. (AFP)
May 24, 2017 - 18:00 GMT
A formal OPEC meeting is set for Thursday in Vienna.
The Emirati, who made his name at Emaar, also has several other e-commerce plays going after acquiring a large stake in regional venture capital fund MEVP last Thursday. (File photo)
May 24, 2017 - 14:29 GMT
Emaar Malls has acquired a 51 percent stake in Namshi - the latest move by Emirati billionaire Mohamed Alabbar.
Filipino low-cost airline Cebu Pacific is suspending operations to and from Kuwait, Riyadh and Doha, claiming that these routes are no longer viable. (AFP/ Jay Directo)
May 24, 2017 - 13:49 GMT
Filipino low-cost airline Cebu Pacific said they will be suspending their GCC flights.
Qatar said Wednesday it had begun an inquiry into an unprecedented security breach by hackers who posted fake news stories attributed to its ruler on highly sensitive regional political issues. (AFP/ Marwan Naamani)
May 24, 2017 - 13:17 GMT
The cyber attack, which hit Qatar's official news agency website and Twitter account, caused ripples inside the Gulf state and across the Middle East.
The UAE and Qatar have announced reduced working hours in Ramadan for all employees. (File photo)
May 24, 2017 - 12:44 GMT
Working hours will be reduced for the holy month of Ramadan.