Middle East & International News

Middle East & International News

Iran Sentences spy to death

Iran sentences ‘spy’ to death A court in Tehran has sentenced an Iranian American to death, after he was convicted of spying for the Central Intelligence Agency, according to Iranian media. The sentencing of Amir Mirzaei...

FNC tackles new child adoption law

FNC tackles new child adoption law MEMBERS of the UAE’s Federal National Council, which represents the people, recently debated with a government minister for more than seven hours over a new adoption law, over whether abandoned...

New Laws needed for Holy cities

SAUDI ARABIA New laws needed for Holy Cities GLOBAL Islamic real estate advisory firm Alpha1Estates International says new real estate, regulatory, immigration, business and finance legislation is required for the real estate sector in the Holy...

Mubarak ruled as a tyrant, Eqypt prosecutor tells court

Mubarak ruled as a tyrant, Egypt prosecutor tells court EGYPT’S chief prosecutor delivered the harshest assessment of Hosni Mubarak’s rule ever heard in one of the country’s courtrooms recently, accusing the ousted leader of tyranny and...

Hawkamah: regional insolvency laws need updating

A more transparent legal framework to deal with insolvencies and corporate bankruptcies – defining the rights of both debtors and creditors – are important to attract both foreign investments and foster domestic entrepreneurship in the region,...

UAE steps towards more flexible company law

THE UAE federal government has approved a new proposed corporate law, which aims to give greater flexibility to those setting up companies, and strengthen corporate governance of joint stock companies. The new legislation lays down a...

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