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United Arab Emirates forms new group with Saudi Arabia; Gulf Cooperation Council under pressure with new move

The move comes amid a diplomatic crisis with member state Qatar.

Qatar threatens to withdraw from Gulf Cooperation Council

Qatari Minister of Foreign Affairs Mohammed bin Abdulrahman al Thani on Monday sent a letter to Secretary General of the GCC Abdul Latif Bin Rashid Al Zayani, setting his country's conditions so as not to withdraw from the GCC.


LIC is market leader in Bahrain, No 3 in the UAE

The bancassurance partners play a significant role in selling to the other nationals, particularly locals.

On foreign shores

The government must prioritise the needs and rights of migrant workers abroad.

Bridging the Gulf

The stage is set for a more vigorous engagement with the region.

India is remittance capital of Saudi Arabia

Saudi Arabia is estimated to have sent over $8.4 bn of outward remittance to India in 2012.


Gold sale in Gulf to rise on limit revision for NRIs: Report

As part of Budget proposal last week,it was announced that male passengers can carry gold worth Rs 50,000.

Gulf GDP to expand 5.8%

Combined GDP of the six-nation Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC) is projected to expand.

QFI rule tweak to allow Gulf investors

Investors from Gulf countries may be allowed to invest in Indian capital market as QFI.

In Middle East power tussle,India tilts towards Arabs

India rarely finds itself in the multilateral forums on the Western side against its Eastern partners,Moscow and Beijing.