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The Council will take its decision after examining the report of the finance committee (image: on file).
April 19, 2015 - 21:19 GMT
The Shoura Council on Monday will vote on a proposal to convert the proposed sports stadiums into fully fledged sports villages.
A Yemeni vendor uses a lantern to read inside his shop at a market in the capital Sanaa on April 18, 2015 on the sixth day of a power outage across the country. (AFP/Mohammed Huwais)
April 19, 2015 - 17:46 GMT
Saudi Arabia has committed to the full $274 million needed cover emergency aid to Yemen after a UN appeal.
Research has found that Self-Driving cars, when introduced in the United States, could reduce crash costs by up to $488 billion and boost productivity by $645 billion (image: pixabay).
April 19, 2015 - 05:55 GMT
Given that self-driving cars eliminate the need for human control, it follows that self-driving cars could reduce road traffic deaths in the country by a massive 90%.
Al-Qaeda militants drove out government forces from a weapons depot in Mukalla Friday, one day after seizing a major airport.  (AFP/File)
April 18, 2015 - 10:00 GMT
Al-Qaeda militants drove out government forces from a weapons depot in Mukalla Friday, one day after seizing a major airport.
Iranian Foreign Minister Javad Zarif called for end to airstrikes and formation of a unity government. (AFP/File)
April 18, 2015 - 08:51 GMT
Iranian Foreign Minister Javad Zarif called for end to airstrikes and formation of a unity government.
Despite the hurdles they face, the majority of working women in the region are quite ambitious.
April 17, 2015 - 17:34 GMT
Around 75 per cent of working women in the GCC say that they are not treated equally in their workplaces, which hampers their prospects to advance in their careers as quickly as men.
It is the second time this week that an Indonesian domestic worker has been executed. (AFP/File)
April 17, 2015 - 06:00 GMT
Saudi Arabia has beheaded an Indonesian female domestic worker, just two days after executing another woman from the Southeast Asian country.
Saudi Arabia announced last July that it would permit direct foreign purchases of shares in the first half of 2015 (image: on file).
April 16, 2015 - 19:35 GMT
Saudi Arabia will open its $532 billion stock market to direct foreign investment on June 15.
Saud al-Faisal said the country's judiciary would invest the case. (AFP)
April 16, 2015 - 17:57 GMT
Saudi Arabia has said two Saudi officers responsible for the sexual abuse of two teenage Iranian girls at Jeddah airport would receive the maximum penalty.
Ali Abdullah Saleh served as Yemen's President from 1990 to 2012. (AFP/File)
April 16, 2015 - 11:10 GMT
Yemen's former President Ali Abdullah Saleh has allegedly requested safe passage out of the country for him and his family.
According to the UN, about 16 million people lack access to safe water sources in Yemen, while nearly five million are now facing an emergency situation. (AFP/File)
April 16, 2015 - 08:26 GMT
As ground fighting intensifies and Saudi-led airstrikes rain down on areas across Yemen, the UN warns withering food supplies are leaving some 10 million civilians in need.