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Abu Dhabi, UAEWednesday 20 June 2018

PODCAST: UAE in a minute for September 27, 2017

Making today's headlines: celebrations over Saudi women driving, Francis Matthew and excise tax

Vogue Arabia share an image of a Saudi woman, which is a take on the iconic American “We Can Do It!” work-incentive poster produced by J Howard Miller. Vogue Arabia Instagram
Vogue Arabia share an image of a Saudi woman, which is a take on the iconic American “We Can Do It!” work-incentive poster produced by J Howard Miller. Vogue Arabia Instagram

Emiratis and UAE expats have voiced their support over a decree from King Salman of Saudi Arabia allowing women to drive in the kingdom.

> Saudi Arabia to lift ban on women drivers

Francis Matthew, the editor-at-large of Gulf News, denied a charge of premeditated murder at Dubai Criminal Court today.

> Gulf News editor-at-large pleads not guilty to murdering wife

The Federal Tax Authority director-general, Khalid Al Bustani, is expected to announce further details about the introduction of excise tax in the UAE.

> story coming soon