Editorial: Google deserves to be penalised

ABU DHABI, Tech giants, Google, have become too big and the time is near when they must be dismantled, said the English language daily ‘Gulf News’ in a commentary today.

In what is becoming more frequent and with increasing regularity, …

Palestinian presidential spokesman slams US President’s tweets on Golan Heights

RAMALLAH, Presidential spokesman Nabil Abu Rudeineh slammed US President Donald Trump’s tweets calling for legitimizing Israel’s occupation of Syria’s Golan Heights.

“It is the Palestinian and Syrian peoples who determine the legal status of Jerusalem and the Golan Heights,” Abu …

NCM warns of sea disturbance in the Arabian Gulf and Oman Sea

ABU DHABI, The National Center of Meteorology,NCM, warns the sea-goers in the Arabian Gulf and Oman Sea to be cautious of the chance of rainy convective clouds formation with thunder at times, accompanied with fresh to strong at times Northeasterly …

GCC regrets Trump call to recognise Israeli sovereignty over Golan Heights

RIYADH, The Gulf Cooperation Council, GCC, expressed regret on Friday at United States, US, President Donald Trump’s call to recognise Israel’s sovereignty over the Golan Heights territory captured from Syria in the 1967 war.

After 52 years it is time …

UAE Executive Team for Ease of Doing Business Indicators meets WB experts in Washington

WASHINGTON, The UAE Executive Team for Ease of Doing Business Indicators has met World Bank experts in Washington to discuss key files and issues relating to the Human Capital Index, Women, Business and the Law – a series of biennial …

UN chief calls for ‘far greater support’ for Cyclone Idai response

NEW YORK, The world needs to step up support for the survivors of Tropical Cyclone Idai, the UN Secretary-General said on Friday, in a strong personal appeal as relief workers rush to provide aid to people stranded across the storm …