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Monthly Archives: July 2018

UBER’s latest controversy: Causing more traffic

When Uber entered the UAE transportation market in 2013, citizens of the Gulf nation had an entirely new mode of travel available to them....

DXB traffic rises to 43.7 million in H1 2018

Propelled by a double-digit surge in traffic in June, passenger numbers at Dubai International (DXB) topped 43.7 million in the first half of 2018, according...

Saudi women could drive further boost to GCC tourism and business

Car dealership showrooms inside the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia shouldn’t be the only sector gearing up to capture the new business opportunity offered by...

Careem growing an appetite for food delivery

Reuters reports that Careem has a growing appetite to expand and is in talks with investors to raise as much as $150 million. Why?...

Here’s why Saudi Prince Turki bin Abdullah’s still held

Saudi Arabia has arrested a defense ministry official on charges of receiving a $267,000 bribe and abusing his position, the Saudi Press Agency (SPA)...

How would you feel if the “new” car you bought had 100,000 miles on...

Imagine this: You are getting an amazing used Ferrari that has not racked up too many kilometers on the road. Guess what: just before...

“Saudi women will cause more road accidents”

It’s been 12 days since women could legally drive in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia. A momentous occasion, indeed. But now women are behind...

Uber to buy Careem? Prepare for ride prices to rise

Do you consider yourself a fan of the US-based Uber? Or, do you prefer the local ride-hailing service Careem? Soon, you might not have...

UK airline jumps ship on thousands of British expats in UAE

British airline Virgin Atlantic (VA) is giving up on a major market in the UAE for some perplexing reasons, citing increasing route costs. Given...