Qatar has embarked on an ambitious plan to ensure that public and private schools in the Arab Gulf emirate are fully media and information literate...
DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — For a lesson in what Hasan Rowhani's reformist-backed presidency could mean for Iran, a promise Sunday by the ultra-powerful Revolutionary Guard to cooperate with him is a good guide.
The Dubai Sustainable City development is the first of it’s kind in the United Arab Emirates and will use an impressive amount of space to house the solar cells required to power it. Construction of Dubai Sustainable City is planned across 4 phases. The first batch of 100 villas and townhouses within the city will [...]Show More Summary
Kuwait in 2005 was hailed as a budding Arab democracy, with among the freest press in the Arab world. In the aftermath of the 2011 Arab revolutions the government of the Emir began prosecuting critics in the press and even ordinary citizens commenting at blogs or on social media, accusing them of political libel. France24 [...]
Emerging-market stock volatility held at the highest level in seven months. ||| Jakarta - Emerging-market stock volatility held at the highest level in seven months as Qatari and United Arab Emirates shares rose after MSCI upgraded both...Show More Summary
Saudi Arabia AEC, ICT Europe, and Enel have signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) to promote local smart grid implementation within Saudi Arabia and the other Gulf Cooperation countries (GCC)—Kuwait, the United Arab Emirates, Qatar, Bahrain, and Oman. The collaboration is a result of Saudi Arabia’s plan to embrace smart grid technology. via Saudi Arabia Continue reading ?
DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — Despite four years of non-stop pressure, arrests and intimidation, Iran's dissidents still find ways to show their resilience.
Puzzled as I am about why this story hasn’t gotten more attention, I post this editorial from the Khaleej Times of the United Arab Emirates for your examination. So – after America invaded and occupied Iraq for nearly a decade and spent a trillion or so dollars – if one includes long term car and [...]
HDR has named Dr. Khalid Bekka managing director, Gulf Arab States, based in Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates.
Abu Dhabi and Dubai announced the merger of their aluminium smelters following five years of discussions. After the deal is closed the newly created company United Arab Emirates will have value of $15 billion including net debt, reported...Show More Summary
ABU DHABI (Reuters) - The United Arab Emirates is merging its two flagship state aluminum firms to create the world's fifth largest aluminum company with an enterprise value of $15 billion.
The United Arab Emirates (UAE) and Qatar could be upgraded to emerging market status at MSCI this month after they improved market accessibility, HSBC Holdings said in a report on Friday. ||| The United Arab Emirates (UAE) and QatarShow More Summary
Modernization programs and the procurement of advanced platforms have lent momentum to the defence market in Africa and the Middle East. This is particularly true for the Gulf states of Saudi Arabia and the United Arab Emirates, which are looking to develop their military capabilities in the light of civil unrest and international instability. New [...]
While most of us want stronger phone and tablet cases, the United Arab Emirates strive to 'Stay Different' by having softer 24-karat gold cases. At least they're shiny.
DUBAI (Reuters) - Customs officials in United Arab Emirates have seized hundreds of elephant tusks shipped from Africa marked as furniture, the Ministry of Environment and Water said. The International Fund for Animal Welfare (IFAW) said in a statement that the container came from Mombasa in Kenya. Show More Summary
Result from a match between the Philippines and the United Arab Emirates in the Asian Five Nations rugby tournament on Saturday: Philippines 24 UAE 8 Ht: 12-8 Scorers: Philippines - Tries: Chris Hitch, Gareth Holgate, Graeme Hagan, Matt Saunders; Conversions: Alexander Aronson (2) UAE - Try: Reinier Els; Penalty: Andrew Russell cgm
Over the weekend, West Hollywood‘s Fiercest Diva was forced to perform out of drag in the United Arab Emirates. Rhea Litré, fresh from an Australian tour with Willam (RuPaul’s Drag Race Season Four), was booked to perform her hit song, “Let’s Have a KaiKai” at the grand opening of “Carnage”, Dubai’s newest party. Andrew Christian sponsored the [...]
Harris Pye marked another milestone in their bid for further global expansion last week with the opening of their brand new company in Jumeirah Lakes Towers, Dubai, United Arab Emirates.
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - An agreement to extend U.S. customs pre-clearance operations to Abu Dhabi International Airport in the United Arab Emirates has drawn criticism from a group of U.S. senators, who are pressing for more information on the pact.