• Blacklist: Many Muslims listed by World-Check without evidence 22 Oct 2019 17:35 Numerous Muslim individuals and institutions have been placed on an influential database as potential risks without evidence of wrongdoing, Al Jazeera's analysis of the list has revealed.  World-Check is a database used by banks globally to help …
  • Federer celebrates 1,500th match 22 Oct 2019 17:33 Roger Federer on Monday opened his bid for a 10th title at the Swiss Indoors in Basel, crushing German qualifier Peter Gojowczyk in what was the Swiss legend’s 1,500th career match. The landmark 6-2, 6-1 success in his hometown set the 38-year-old up for …
  • Hyatt Place Dubai Jumeirah Opens 22 Oct 2019 17:23 Hyatt Place Dubai Jumeirah Hotel Hyatt Hotels Corporation (NYSE: H) announced today the official opening of Hyatt Place Dubai Jumeirah, the fourth Hyatt-branded select service property in Dubai, United Arab Emirates. The new hotel joins Hyatt Place Dubai …
  • Dubai mulls doubling rental contract in free zones to 50 years 22 Oct 2019 17:15 Dubai Free Zones Council (DFZ Council) is considering a host of measures including doubling the number of years of rental contracts to attract more companies as well as increase the emirate's competitiveness and make it easier to more business friendly …
  • Putin’s Important Visit to the Gulf 22 Oct 2019 17:08 Al-Etihad, UAE, October 18 Russian President Vladimir Putin’s visits to Saudi Arabia and the United Arab Emirates are of preeminent importance to the Arab world for at least three reasons, the first being historical, the second structural, and the third …
  • Notus Composites Celebrates Major Manufacturing Milestone 22 Oct 2019 17:03 DUBAI, United Arab Emirates — October 22, 2019 — Notus Composites has achieved a major manufacturing milestone when the company’s one millionth square meter (m2) of fire retardant (FR) epoxy prepreg was shipped from its state-of-the-art facility in the UAE …
  • Dubai's vast Expo 2020 site rises from the desert 22 Oct 2019 16:44 With a year to go until the Expo 2020 trade fair, the mammoth venue in Dubai's desert is currently a tangle of steel, concrete and dust. But the emirate, hit hard by a downturn, hopes the event will deliver an economic shot in the arm when it launches …
  • Deputy PM Askarov meets with UAE Minister of Economy Sultan Al Mansoori 22 Oct 2019 16:42 Bishkek, Oct.22, 2019. /Kabar/. Kyrgyzstan’s Deputy Prime Minister Zamirbek Askarov met with Minister of Economy, Co-Chairman of the Intergovernmental Commission on Economic Cooperation between the Kyrgyz Republic and the United Arab Emirates …
  • Win a Lava Moments Candle 22 Oct 2019 16:31 22 October 2019 Handcrafted and perfected to achieve distinctive detail and quality each and every candle is carved and hand painted to perfection in the heart of Ajman, United Arab Emirates. Lava Moments Candle As part of the Lava Moments Tasamoh …
  • Russia Emergence as Mideast Power Broker Comes at US Expense - Report 22 Oct 2019 16:08 Middle East 18:16 22.10.2019Get short URL WASHINGTON (Sputnik) - Russian President Vladimir Putin’s Tuesday meeting with Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan following the US withdrawal from northern Syria illustrates Russia’s rise as a Mideast power- …
  • Dubai to host RBCC World Finals from October 27 22 Oct 2019 16:00 Dubai, Oct 22 (IANS) The United Arab Emirates has been chosen as the host country of this years World Finals of Red Bull Campus Cricket (RBCC), scheduled to take place between October 27 and November 2. 352 colleges across 30 cities in India competed for …
  • Oldest pearl ever discovered was found on island near United Arab Emirates 22 Oct 2019 15:52 A radiocarbon analysis indicates the pearl can be traced back to 5800 BC and 5600 BC, the director of the department’s archaeological survey unit, Abdulla Khalfan Al-Kaabi, said in a video released Sunday.
  • Estonia: TransferWise expands to UAE 22 Oct 2019 15:49 Estonian money transfer company TransferWise is to launch its services in the United Arab Emirates (UAE) next year and open an office in Abu Dhabi, according to CNBC reports referred LETA/BNS. The company announced Tuesday it obtained a license as a …
  • Vaccine Conjugates Market 2019 Share, Growth Factors, Historical Analysis, Sales Revenue, Development Status, Emerging Opportunities, Competitive Landscape, Demand and Regional Forecast to 2023 22 Oct 2019 15:34 Oct 22, 2019 (AB Digital via COMTEX) -- Vaccine Conjugates Market- Highlights Conjugate Vaccines are formed by covalently bonding a weak antigen to the strong antigen. It boosts the hosts’ immune response. Conjugate vaccines are germ specific and …
  • Middle Eastern countries to add more renewables to their energy mix – Siemens 22 Oct 2019 15:15 Germany-headquartered multinational Siemens foresees countries in the Middle East increasing renewables’ share of their hydrocarbons-heavy energy mix by five percentage points in the coming decade. In 2014, natural gas accounted for 61% of energy provision …
  • Qatar to expand airport ahead of World Cup 2022 22 Oct 2019 15:02 Qatar announced Tuesday a major expansion of its Hamad international airport, almost doubling the number of visitors it can receive as the Gulf state prepares to host the 2022 World Cup. Work on the first phase of the expansion is scheduled to start next …
  • Russia eyes ambitious foray into Africa with inaugural summit. 22 Oct 2019 15:00 Over the next two days, close to 50 African leaders will be hosted by Russian President, Vladimir Putin for the inaugural Russia-Africa Summit scheduled to take place October 23-24 in Sochi. The economic forum represents an official stamp on Moscow’s …
  • Safeguarding Sudan’s Revolution 22 Oct 2019 14:53 What’s new? Since Omar al-Bashir’s 11 April ouster, Sudan’s military leadership and opposition alliance have appointed a new prime minister, formed a cabinet and assembled a supervisory council to oversee a power-sharing deal concluded on 17 August. If …
  • Siemens to launch industrial-scale green hydrogen pilot project in Dubai 22 Oct 2019 14:52 Technology and engineering multinational Siemens has been contracted to conduct an industrial-scale green hydrogen pilot project in Dubai – the first in the Middle East – which it aims to be producing the gas by the October 20, 2020, start date of Expo …
  • Argon Cryogenic Equipment Market – Industry Outlook, Size, Share, Growth Prospects, Key Opportunities, Trends and Forecasts, 2019-2026 22 Oct 2019 14:22 Oct 22, 2019 (Innovative Reports via COMTEX) -- The latest research report on Argon Cryogenic Equipment Market by Big Market Research, presents a detailed analysis concerning market share, market valuations, revenue estimation, SWOT analysis, and regional …
  • Worldwide Bale Netwrap Market Analysis, Market Share, Application Analysis, Regional Outlook, Competitive Strategies & Forecast by 2024 22 Oct 2019 14:22 Oct 22, 2019 (Innovative Reports via COMTEX) -- The latest research report on Bale Netwrap Market by Big Market Research, presents a detailed analysis concerning market share, market valuations, revenue estimation, SWOT analysis, and regional spectrum of …
  • Etihad Airways and Saudia Announce Major Expansion of Their Commercial Partnership 22 Oct 2019 13:31 Etihad Airways, the national airline of the United Arab Emirates, and Saudia, the national flag carrier of the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia, have marked the first anniversary of their commercial partnership by announcing 12 new codeshare routes to key …
  • Etihad Airways and Saudia expand commercial partnership 22 Oct 2019 13:28 Etihad Airways and Saudia have marked the first anniversary of their commercial partnership by announcing 12 new codeshare routes to key destinations in Asia and Europe. Since signing their agreement in October, 2018, the two airlines have placed their …
  • Beer And Cider Market Global Demand, Shares and Industry Overview 2019 to 2025 22 Oct 2019 13:27 Oct 22, 2019 (Market Insight Reports via COMTEX) -- This BeerAnd Cider Market study offers a comprehensive, 360 degree analysis onthe Beer And Cider Market, bringing to fore insights that can help stakeholdersidentify the opportunities as well as …
  • How to ease SGR debt woes 22 Oct 2019 11:39 The Government needs to move with speed to implement some programmes and projects that could ease the burden of paying for the construction of the Standard Gauge Railway (SGR). First, the ongoing construction of a Special Economic Zone (EPZ) in Mombasa …
  • "Vivid and vibrant": Irish city named as one of the very best in the world 22 Oct 2019 11:11 WE CAN'T say we're surprised! Gorgeous County Galway in the West of Ireland, home to the wilds of Connemara and a thriving Gaeltacht community, has now had its city recognised as being one of the best on the planet. Galway city is one of the …
  • Samsung, UAE funds lead $55 mln investment in quantum computing startup 22 Oct 2019 11:08 Oct 22 (Reuters) - U.S. quantum computing startup IonQ said on Tuesday it raised $55 million in a funding round that was led by venture funds backed by Samsung Electronics and the government of the United Arab Emirates. With the investments from Samsung …
  • Over 100 top firms exhibit at GoTech in Dubai 22 Oct 2019 10:38 More than100 top companies are currently exhibiting their cutting-edge technologies and solutions at GoTech 2019, a major gas and oil technology conference taking place from October 21-23 at Dubai World Trade Centre. This initiative, which has grown …
  • UAE banks weighing proposed caps to property lending 22 Oct 2019 10:23 (Releads with property lending proposal, adds quotes) ABU DHABI, Oct 22 (Reuters) - The United Arab Emirates’ bank lobby is proposing limits on bank lending to the real estate sector to protect them from being overexposed to the sector, a senior bank …
  • IDA World Congress 2019 opens in Dubai 22 Oct 2019 10:08 Around 2,000 participants from 60 countries around the world witnessed the inauguration International Desalination Association (IDA) World Congress 2019 yesterday (October 21) at the Dubai International Convention & Exhibition Centre. Inaugurated by …
  • Pre-employment Testing Software Market Development Opportunities, Challenges with Top Key Players Analysis Wonderlic, GoodHire, HR Avatar, Stang Decision Systems, eSkill, etc 22 Oct 2019 10:06 Oct 22, 2019 (Hitech News Daily via COMTEX) -- Big Market Research has added a report, titled, Pre-employment Testing Software Market. The report not only provides a comprehensive analysis of market overview and dynamics for the historical period, 2014- …
  • Can Dubai go green with futuristic tech? 22 Oct 2019 09:45 With a bus stop only five minutes from her Dubai home, it is normally convenient for Deborah Irechukwu to travel to the city center by public transport — except in summer. The scorching temperatures — which can reach more than 40 degrees Celsius — …
  • Abu Dhabi pearl oldest ever found 22 Oct 2019 09:44 An 8,000-year-old pearl that archeologists say is the world’s oldest will be displayed in Abu Dhabi, according to authorities who said on Sunday it is proof the objects have been traded since Neolithic times. The natural pearl was found in the floor of a …
  • Victory for Kenyans at last in the ICC T20 22 Oct 2019 09:20 Kenya are now fifth on the seven-team table with two points from three matches. [Courtesy] After two straight losses, Kenya finally got it right chalking their first win in the ongoing 2020 International Cricket Council (ICC) T20 World Cup global …
  • Middle East and Africa smart hospital market 2018-2023|Analysis by Growth, Emerging Trends and Future Opportunities 22 Oct 2019 09:16 Oct 22, 2019 (AmericaNewsHour) -- In the Middle East and Africa, digital technology in healthcare is quite at a initial stage. In this region, UAE has the maximum level of adoption of technology in healthcare industry. In this, paperless health care system …
  • Mashreq Banks' seeing loan growth flat - chairman 22 Oct 2019 08:47 ABU DHABI, Oct 22 (Reuters) - Dubai-based lender Mashreq Bank is seeing flat loan growth, its chairman said on Tuesday. Abdul Aziz al-Ghurair, who is also the head of the United Arab Emirates Banks Federation, said other banks were also seeing flat loan …
  • Photo Release: THE OFFICIAL OPENING OF THE EMBASSY OF THE REPUBLIC OF MALDIVES IN THAILAND AT SHANGRI-LA HOTEL, BANGKOK 22 Oct 2019 08:37 Bangkok--22 Oct--Shangri-La Hotel, Bangkok H.E. Mr. Abdullah Shahid, Foreign Minister of Maldives, hosted a reception in celebration of the official opening of The Embassy of The Republic of Maldives in Thailand at the Grand Ballroom, Shangri-La Hotel, …
  • SHANGRI-LA HOTEL, BANGKOK INVITES FAMILIES TO CELEBRATE THANKSGIVING 2019 AT NEXT2 CAFE 22 Oct 2019 08:37 Bangkok--22 Oct--Shangri-La Hotel, Bangkok Shangri-La Hotel, Bangkok invites you and your beloved families to a superb Thanksgiving buffet dinner on 28 November 2019 from 6.30 p.m. to 10.30 p.m.at the riverside NEXT2 Cafe. It is the time to reunite family …
  • Canada downs Nigeria for second straight win at ICC T20 World Cup Qualifier 22 Oct 2019 08:32 ABU DHABI, United Arab Emirates - Canada has won its second straight match at the ICC Men's T20 World Cup Qualifier, defeating Nigeria by 50 runs Monday. The Canadians, who beat Jersey by 53 runs Sunday, won the toss and elected to bat. Nitish Kumar …
  • Latvia in the “global world”: getting together 22 Oct 2019 08:18 International Business Networking Consortium, IBNC is a well known company providing networking opportunities for business partners inviting inspiring speakers. During its several years of existence, the IBNC arranged numerous very successful events, which …
  • BI Intercepts 17 Trafficking Victims at Mactan Airport 22 Oct 2019 08:08 Bureau of Immigration (BI) Commissioner Jaime Morente has alerted personnel manning the different airports to be extra vigilant against passengers disguised as tourists who were illegally recruited to work overseas. This, following the rescue of 17 females …
  • Uganda Tourism Board launches travel campaign exclusively for the Middle East 22 Oct 2019 07:34 Destination promotion Tatiana Rokou / 22 Oct 2019 09:48 108 “Experience Uganda – First!” campaign to entice residents of the Gulf Countries to be the first among their social circles to enjoy the rich cultural, natural and wildlife experiences that …
  • Bermuda’s World Cup hopes hang by thread after Kenya loss 22 Oct 2019 05:11 DUBAI, United Arab Emirates, (CMC) – Bermuda have a day to regroup after a third successive defeat left their hopes of securing a place in next year’s ICC T20 World Cup hanging by a thread, following a 45-run Qualifier defeat against Kenya here Monday. …
  • [Newsmaker] Court rapped for giving child porn site operator slap on wrist 22 Oct 2019 05:10 A South Korean court is under fire for sentencing the operator of one of the world’s largest child pornography websites to a year and six months in prison. US and UK authorities announced last week that 337 individuals had been arrested in 38 countries and …
  • CANADA TROUNCE NIGERIA BY 50 RUNS IN ICC MEN’S T20 WORLD CUP QUALIFIERS TO GO TOP OF GROUP B 22 Oct 2019 04:42 Canada defeated Nigeria’s Senior National Male Team by 50 runs at the ongoing ICC Men’s T20 World Cup Qualifiers in United Arab Emirates to go top of Group B. The North American side after winning the toss elected to bat first with the quartet of Nitish …
  • Buhari, stay at your duty post – Punch 22 Oct 2019 04:41 What kind of President is Muhammadu Buhari?  In moments of national crisis, he abandons his duty post in preference for foreign trips of dubious value. Showing scant interest in domestic affairs, the President has embarked on another international trip, …
  • Bahrain hosts meeting on maritime security after Gulf attacks 22 Oct 2019 04:31 Bahrain hosts meeting on maritime security after Gulf attacks DUBAI: Representatives from more than 60 countries including Israel but not Iran met in Bahrain on Monday to discuss maritime security following attacks on tankers in the Gulf and Saudi oil …
  • Libya: Libya’s relentless militia war: Civilians harmed in the battle for Tripoli, April-August 2019 22 Oct 2019 04:24 Libya: Civilians caught in the crossfire as militias battle for Tripoli 33 strikes examined in first detailed investigation on both sides of the frontline More than 100 civilians killed and injured; 100,000 displaced UN arms embargo violations by UAE, …
  • Gay rights across the globe 22 Oct 2019 03:56 Thirty years after the first-ever gay civil unions in Denmark, same-sex marriages are today allowed in 28 countries, but homosexuality remains illegal in some parts of the world. After the liberalisation of same sex marriage came into force in Northern …
  • Hillicon Valley: Facebook removes Russian, Iranian accounts trying to interfere in 2020 | Zuckerberg on public relations blitz | Uncertainty over Huawei ban one month out 22 Oct 2019 03:18 Welcome to Hillicon Valley, The Hill's newsletter detailing all you need to know about the tech and cyber news from Capitol Hill to Silicon Valley. If you don't already, be sure to sign up for our newsletter with this LINK. Welcome! Follow the …
  • Delany stars with unbeaten 89 as Ireland see off bogey side Oman   22 Oct 2019 03:14 0 Comments Delany stars with unbeaten 89 as Ireland see off bogey side Oman Independent.ie Gareth Delany smashed a career-best 89 from 49 balls in Abu Dhabi yesterday and followed up with 2-29 to claim the man-of-the-match award as Ireland thrashed bogey …
  • T20 World Cup global qualifiers: Jersey lose to Canada after Nigeria win - BBC Sport 22 Oct 2019 02:04 Jonty Jenner is the third-highest scoring batsman in the ICC T20 World Cup global qualifying tournament so farJersey's cricket team suffered a 53-run loss to Canada having begun their T20 World Cup global qualifiers with a 69-run win over Nigeria in …
  • Iran says Turkey can have bases on own soil, but not in Syria 22 Oct 2019 01:09 Abbas Mousavi, spokesman for Iran's Foreign Ministry, speaking to reporters in Tehran.  (Photo: Press TV) Tehran, October 21 (RHC)-- Iran has expressed opposition to Turkey establishing military bases inside Syria, calling on Ankara to respect the Arab …
  • Lonely Planet releases their picks for top destinations to visit in 2020 22 Oct 2019 00:48 In the category of best country, for instance, the kingdom of Bhutan took top honours for its pledge to grow only organic products by 2020. ― istock.com/jordistock via AFP LONDON, Oct 22 ― A kingdom that has pledged to become completely organic by next …
  • Lonely Planet's top 10 cities to visit in 2020 22 Oct 2019 00:05 (CNN) — It's the birthplace of Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart and the prewar home of the family that inspired "The Sound of Music." And if that wasn't reason enough to visit, next year it's the centennial anniversary of the world-famous …
  • World’s oldest pearl (8,000 years old) found in Abu Dhabi 21 Oct 2019 23:44 Author: Thema Newsroom The Marawah site is one of the oldest sites in the country Archaeologists in Abu Dhabi have found an 8,000-year-old pearl – the world’s most ancient specimen. According to Emirati archaeologists, the exquisite natural pearl is proof …
  • 'Poor Little Israel' Isn't So Poor, Financially or Diplomatically 21 Oct 2019 22:24 One of the tropes Israel and its international phalanx of lobbyists has used since the state's inception in 1948 is that "Poor Little Israel" requires Western money and diplomatic support because the small country is surrounded by hostile …
  • A Soccer Team In Denmark Is Using Facial Recognition To Stop Unruly Fans 21 Oct 2019 22:06 Brondby fans scuffle with police during a match between the Copenhagen and Brondby soccer teams at Copenhagen's Telia Parken stadium in 2017. Lars Ronbog/FrontzoneSport via Getty Images hide caption toggle caption Lars Ronbog/FrontzoneSport via …
  • Bermuda Suffer Crushing 10-wicket Loss in ICC World T20 Opener 21 Oct 2019 21:41 DUBAI, United Arab Emirates, CMC – Bermuda’s hopes of securing a place in next year’s ICC T20 World Cup in Australia received a massive setback when they crashed to 10-wicket defeat in their opening Qualifier Group A match against Papua New Guinea at the …
  • Facebook promises to beef up “election integrity” efforts heading into 2020 21 Oct 2019 21:12 Enlarge / Facebook's election "War Room" on Wednesday, Oct. 17, 2018. 6 with 5 posters participating With 379 long, long days to go until the 2020 US presidential election, Facebook is promising to do a better job than it did in 2016 of …
  • UAE Minister of State for AI accepts Armenian counterpart’s invitation to visit Armenia 21 Oct 2019 20:53 UAE Minister of State for AI accepts Armenian counterpart’s invitation to visit Armenia 20:37, 21 October, 2019 YEREVAN, OCTOBER 21, ARMENPRESS. Armenian Minister of High Tech Industry Hakob Arshakyan has discussed possibilities for cooperation in …
  • Point72 Ventures leads eight-figure investment in UAE firm 21 Oct 2019 20:46 Bayzat co-founders Tarek Bayaa, Brian Habibi, & Talal Bayaa. Stamford-based Point72 Ventures is leading a $16 million funding round in the Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates firm, which focuses on digital HR services. less Bayzat co-founders Tarek Bayaa, …
  • President Weah Signs Into Law 15 Bills On Nat’l Development 21 Oct 2019 20:05 President George M. Weah The President, Dr. George Manneh Weah, has signed into law several Bills geared towards enhancing the national development efforts encapsulated in the Pro-Poor Agenda for Prosperity and Development (PAPD). President Weah’s signing …
  • Kidney Biopsy Market 2019 Global Leading Growth Drivers, Emerging Audience, Industry Segments, Sales, Profits and Regional Study 21 Oct 2019 19:39 Oct 21, 2019 (AB Digital via COMTEX) -- Kidney Biopsy Market Highlights Kidney biopsy is a commonly used diagnostic procedure for kidney diseases which is of two major types’ namely percutaneous biopsy and surgical biopsy. It is also …
  • Carney heads to Nossaman 21 Oct 2019 18:51 With David Beavers and Daniel Lippman CARNEY HEADS TO NOSSAMAN: Former Rep. Chris Carney (D-Pa.) is leaving Federal Advocates for Nossaman, where he’ll be a senior policy adviser. Carney lost reelection in 2010 and has been a registered lobbyist since 2017 …
  • Expo 2020 Dubai: India to get a permanent pavilion 21 Oct 2019 18:44 By Pragya KaushikaNew Delhi [India], Oct 21 (ANI): With India set to get a permanent pavilion at Expo 2020, the World Fair in Dubai that kicks off on October 20 next year is set to see an exchange of ideas and technology and culture between the United Arab …
  • Is China Still the Global Leader on Climate Change? 21 Oct 2019 16:47 AdvertisingChina’s claim to the mantle of global leader on climate change is becoming frayed. The world’s largest carbon emitter – more than the United States and the European Union combined – appears to be retreating in the global fight against pollution …
  • Bayzat, the Abu Dhabi-Based Tech Startup, Raises $16M in Series B Funding 21 Oct 2019 16:23 ABU DHABI, United Arab Emirates--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Oct 21, 2019-- Bayzat, the United Arab Emirates (UAE)-based company providing a free platform for human resources (HR), payroll and employee benefits, has raised $16 million in Series B funding. The funding …
  • Les chefs d'Etat africains à Dubaï pour participer au Forum économique mondial sur l'Afrique 21 Oct 2019 16:22 DUBAÏ, Émirats Arabes Unis--(BUSINESS WIRE)--oct. 21, 2019-- Des chefs d’État, dix-sept ministres, de hauts responsables et décideurs de gouvernements et des hommes d’affaires africains proéminents ont confirmé leur participation à la cinquième édition du …
  • Sport24.co.za | 4th UAE cricketer suspended for corruption 21 Oct 2019 16:21 Dubai - Ashfaq Ahmed on Monday became the fourth United Arab Emirates cricketer suspended as part of an anti-corruption investigation. Ahmed opened the batting in their first two matches at the T20 World Cup qualifying tournament. He scored four as UAE …
  • Ireland defeat Oman by 35 runs 21 Oct 2019 16:19 October 21, 2019 | 8:08 PM by Times News Service Brilliant batting: Ireland put on a dominant display with Gareth Delany making an unbeaten 89 off 49 balls. Abu Dhabi: Ireland coasted to a comfortable 35-run victory over Oman yesterday. Asked to bat, …
  • National title not the issue for Taiwan 21 Oct 2019 16:04 In her Double Ten National Day address, President Tsai Ing-wen (蔡英文) said that the words “Republic of China (Taiwan)†enjoy a consensus in Taiwanese society. Although this title expresses the common life experience of Taiwanese, by juxtaposing the …
  • Abu Dhabi archaeologists discover world's oldest pearl dating back to Neolithic period 21 Oct 2019 16:00 Archaeologists in Abu Dhabi have discovered the oldest known natural pearl in the world from a Neolithic site on Marawah Island. Dubbed the 'Abu Dhabi Pearl', the 8,000-year-old gemstone was unearthed from the island, which is 170 kms away from the …
  • Dubai's Expo 2020 is being built by firms with a track record of rights abuses 21 Oct 2019 15:57 Several construction firms that have failed to disclose how they are protecting migrant workers in the United Arab Emirates have been contracted by the Emirati government to build infrastructure for the Expo 2020 in Dubai, according to an advocacy group. …
  • UAE embassy begins countdown to Expo-2020 21 Oct 2019 15:23 UAE Ambassador to Nigeria, Fahad Altaffag. Image Source: Twitter The Embassy of the United Arab Emirates (UAE) in Nigeria has officially inaugurated a countdown to the commencement of Expo-2020, scheduled to hold in Dubai on Oct. 20, 2020. The UAE …
  • Kazakhstan to vie for top honors at Abu Dhabi Grand Slam 21 Oct 2019 15:21 21 October 2019 18:11 ALMATY. KAZINFORM The Abu Dhabi Grand Slam 2019 will be held from 24 October to 26 October Abu Dhabi, the United Arab Emirates, with 603 judokas from 104 countries taking part in it. 16 judokas of Kazakhstan will vie for the top …
  • UAE's Rameez and Suri make short work of Hong Kong's 116 21 Oct 2019 15:15 United Arab Emirates 118 for 2 (Rameez 54, Suri 44*, Christie 2-24) beat Hong Kong 116 for 7 (Nizakat 31, Kinchit 30, Mustafa 2-17, Waheed 2-23) by eight wickets Despite a solid platform of 93 for 2 in the 16th over, Hong Kong suffered a middle-order …
  • Delany hits unbeaten 89 as Ireland beat Oman 21 Oct 2019 15:05 Gareth Delany starred with the bat as Ireland beat Oman by 35 runs in their third Twenty20 World Cup qualifier in Abu Dhabi. After their surprise defeat to the United Arab Emirates in the previous match, Ireland bounced back, hitting 183 for the loss of …
  • Why Americans should look at the Middle East through the eyes of its youth 21 Oct 2019 14:35 Around the time that fallout from the collapse of Lehman Brothers in 2008 spilled over from Wall Street to Main Street, signs of widespread discontent, especially among Arab youth, emerged in the Middle East. Coming from a region regarded as a near- …
  • Google’s Motion Sense hands-on: Controlling games and apps with gestures 21 Oct 2019 14:26 During a session at Google’s I/O 2015 conference headlined by the Advanced Technologies and Projects Group (ATAP), engineers demoed what they called Project Soli, a novel gesture-recognition technology bound for handheld devices. The promise of the …
  • African Heads of State to Descend on Dubai for Global Business Forum Africa 21 Oct 2019 14:02 DUBAI, United Arab Emirates--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Oct 21, 2019-- Heads of state, 17 ministers, high-ranking government officials and prominent business leaders from Africa have confirmed their participation for the fifth edition of the Global Business Forum …
  • Higher seat quota for Gulf carriers on cards even as old deals under scanner 21 Oct 2019 13:59 New Delhi, Oct 21 (IANS) After agreeing to expand flying rights with Saudia Arabia, the Civil Aviation Ministry would hold talks with the United Arab Emirates (UAE) on Wednesday to consider their demand to raise bilateral seat quota for designated carriers …
  • Putin steps up drive for clout in Africa with broadside against West 21 Oct 2019 13:57 MOSCOW (Reuters) - President Vladimir Putin stepped up Russia’s push for influence in Africa days before he hosts a summit with African leaders, saying on Monday that Moscow could offer help without strings attached unlike what he cast as the exploitative …
  • Going overboard? Shipping rules seen shifting pollution from air to sea 21 Oct 2019 13:52 By Noah Browning LONDON (Reuters) – New global rules forcing ships to reduce air pollution by using cleaner fuels will see more sulphur and nitrates dumped into the oceans, analysts and civil society leaders say. From January 2020, the United Nations …
  • Dubai Expo 2020: The countdown begins 21 Oct 2019 13:37 DUBAI: Megastar Mariah Carey on stage. Billions of dollars invested. Return expected to be around $33.4 billion. And international media from across the world being flown in to join the one-year countdown from the tony environs of the famous Burj Khalifa …
  • World’s oldest pearl discovered near Abu Dhabi 21 Oct 2019 13:00 Image copyright AFP Image caption Authorities say the discovery is proof that pearls have been traded since Neolithic times The world's oldest natural pearl has been discovered on an island off Abu Dhabi, the capital of the United Arab Emirates. The 8, …
  • Burgan Bank Posts Strong Earnings With Q3’19 Net Income of Kd22.7 Million 21 Oct 2019 12:38 Burgan Bank K.P.S.C. (Burgan) announced its Q3’19 Financial Results, highlighting strong Net Income of KD 22.7mn for the third quarter, translating into an impressive growth of 10.7% Y-o-Y. Key factors contributing to the Earnings growth are: Solid Revenue …
  • Global Gateway, UN-Habitat in MoU to upgrade slums 21 Oct 2019 12:37 UN-Habitat Director of Regional Office for Asia and the Pacific Atsushi Koresawa, UN-Habitat Executive Director Maimuna Sherif, Head of Gateway Global in Africa Rahma Hersi and Farha Fiona Kirubi (Head of Finetech Advisory in Africa) during the signing of …
  • World's oldest pearl found in Emirates 21 Oct 2019 12:06 Abu Dhabi skyline from marine. (photo credit: Wikimedia Commons)  The Department of Culture and Tourism in Abu Dhabi announced the discovery of the world's oldest known natural pearl on Sunday, DW reported. According to DW, the pearl was discovered …
  • Senior Israeli official attends Bahrain security meeting focusing on Iran 21 Oct 2019 11:58 MANAMA, Oct 21 (Reuters) - A senior Israeli official attended a maritime security conference in Bahrain on Monday in another sign of Gulf Arab nations and Israel transcending longtime enmities to focus on a perceived common threat from Iran. Israel, which …
  • Italy hands Expo baton to Dubai, Di Maio sees opportunities 21 Oct 2019 11:18 (ANSAmed) - MATERA, OCTOBER 21 - Italy is passing the proverbial baton of Expo to the United Arab Emirates for Expo 2020 Dubai, the first to take place in an Arab country, 50 years since the Middle Eastern country was founded. Italian Foreign Minister …
  • Iran sends US list of names for its proposed prisoner swap 21 Oct 2019 11:11 TEHRAN, Iran (AP) — Iran’s foreign ministry said Monday it has sent the United States a list of names it… TEHRAN, Iran (AP) — Iran’s foreign ministry said Monday it has sent the United States a list of names it is demanding in a proposed prisoner swap, …
  • Over 1500 athletes to take part in Dubai World Para Athletics 21 Oct 2019 11:11 Abu Dhabi, Oct 21 (IANS) Dubai will be hosting the 2019 World Para Athletics Championships at the Dubai Club for the People of Determination Stadium from November 7-15. The Higher Organising Committee of the Championships recently held the official press …
  • US trying to shut down remaining inflows of oxygen to Iran's economy 21 Oct 2019 11:09 BAKU, Azerbaijan, Oct.21 By Azer Ahmadbayli – Trend: After the attacks on the Saudi oil infrastructure on September 14 and the subsequent reaction of the White House, it became completely clear that economic pressure on Iran will remain a predominant …
  • Abu Dhabi is investing hundreds of millions in tech start-ups from the Middle East 21 Oct 2019 11:02 Abu Dhabi city skyline, United Arab Emirates. kasto80 | iStock | Getty Images ABU DHABI - Abu Dhabi is doubling down on its push into the technology sector with a $250 million investment to support start-ups from the Middle East and North Africa region. …
  • The Ethical Dilemma of NYU’s Board of Trustees 21 Oct 2019 10:56 The Board of Trustees sets the rules for NYU and its community. But are the trustees following their own rules? WSN Editorial Board October 21, 2019 NYU’s Board of Trustees has the final say on all university decisions. Despite being a mysterious body, …
  • Ras Al Khaimah seeks further adventure tourism development 21 Oct 2019 10:36 Ras Al Khaimah Tourism Development authority has announced the launch of a product concept creation competition. Participants from institutes and organisations across the country are invited to submit creative designs for the next iconic adventure …
  • Trump aides concerned president keeps pitching foreign leaders on his resorts and real estate deals: report 20 Oct 2019 18:42 Following Donald Trump folding on holding next year’s G7 summit at his Doral golf resort, that has the president whining, Politico reports that the president spends a great deal of his time talking about his real estate deals and properties when he speaks …
  • Manchester United chief Ed Woodward explains why the Glazers will not sell 20 Oct 2019 15:05 Ed Woodward has indicated the Glazer family has no intention of selling Manchester United and are committed to the club for the long-term. There has been speculation over the last year of interest from Saudi Arabia in taking over the ownership of United …
  • Turkey’s Syria operation threatens Arab leaders 19 Oct 2019 19:56 ARAB FOREIGN MINISTERS and delegates attend the annual Arab League meeting in Cairo last month. (photo credit: MOHAMED ABD EL GHANY/REUTERS) The Arab League displayed an unusual solidarity – excluding Qatar and Somalia – voted to condemn Turkey’s …