Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC)

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Gulf countries warned on obesity’s cancer risks

  • A UK study says excess weight causes more cases of four common types of cancer than smoking
  • Physicians say report has serious implications for GCC countries facing an 'obesity explosion'
By Jennifer Bell ·

GCC urges Iran to stop destabilizing region

By Ghazanfar Ali Khan ·

Bahrain expects tourism boost from Saudi social reforms

By Lulwa Shalhoub ·


OPEC pact to cut oil output ‘unlikely to last’

By Richard Wachman ·

Saudi Arabia steps into a new era with VAT

By Ghazanfar Ali Khan ·