Turning point in Sudan as Bashir supports new president to lead ruling party

:: Sudanese President Omar al-Bashir on Thursday expressed his support for a leader of his ruling party for the presidency in the 2020 elections in a speech that was broadcast by local More »

Saudi Foreign Minister Jubeir says Hezbollah hijacked Lebanon

:: Saudi Foreign Minister Adel al-Jubeir said Hezbollah is the root of the problem in Lebanon as it has hijacked the Lebanese system. During a joint press conference with his French counterpart More »

Tillerson says US considers individual sanctions for Myanmar

:: US Secretary of State Rex Tillerson said Wednesday that his country was deeply concerned by “credible reports” of atrocities committed by Myanmar’s security forces and called for an independent investigation into More »

Saudi Arabia part of solution to tackle climate change: Al-Falih

:: Saudi Oil Minister Khalid Al-Falih has said oil-exporting countries such as Saudi Arabia are an integral part of the solution to tackle the challenges of climate change and its adverse economic More »

Saudi Arabia concerned over female terrorism at universities, schools

:: The Cabinet on Tuesday highlighted the threat of female terrorism at universities and schools and stressed the need to prevent women from becoming involved in terrorist and extremist acts. King Salman More »

 

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Saudi aviation companies join forces to boost Kingdom’s defense capabilities

:: Several Saudi aviation companies have formed an alliance to manufacture airplanes in the Kingdom. The companies signed a memorandum of understanding on the sidelines of the Dubai Airshow on Monday morning. The initiative was launched by TAQNIA Aeronautics, a

Saudi Arabia says remains committed to climate accord

Khalid Al-Falih

:: Saudi Arabia remains committed to the 2015 Paris climate change agreement, the energy minister for the world’s top oil exporter said on Saturday. Minister Khalid Al-Falih’s statement came as almost 200 countries started talks in Germany to bolster a

Dubai launches first regional e-commerce free zone through CommerCity

:: Dubai CommerCity, a multi-million dollars, 2.1-million square feet joint venture between Dafza and wasl Asset Management Group, was launched on Saturday by Shaikh Ahmad Bin Saeed Al Maktoum, Chairman of the Dubai Airport Freezone Authority (Dafza), according to a

Robots to roam $500 billion Saudi city

:: Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman on Tuesday unveiled ambitious plans for a new city state that would also straddle Jordan and Egypt in the kingdom’s northwest with up to $500bn in investments. Called Neom, the city will be powered

UAE central bank survey projects moderate growth in loan demand

:: Demand for business credit and personal loans in the United Arab Emirates increased marginally in the July-September quarter, and a moderate increase is expected in the current quarter, a central bank survey showed on Sunday. The net balance measure

UAE retailer MAF trawls Silicon Valley for data specialists

:: Dubai’s Majid Al Futtaim, the Middle East operator of French retailer Carrefour SA, is hiring 200 people as it rolls out an ambitious strategy to expand its digital and e-commerce operations, its chief executive told Reuters. Majid Al Futtaim,

Ed Sheeran ‘bruised and broken’ after accident, tour uncertain

:: Singer Ed Sheeran said he was “a bit bruised and broken” on Wednesday as he recovered from a bicycle accident that left him with a broken wrist, elbow and rib and led to the cancellation of shows on the

UAE says to announce government reshuffle

:: Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Prime Minister and Vice-President of the United Arab Emirates and ruler of Dubai, said in a tweet a government reshuffle will be announced later on Thursday. Related articles across the web Dubai prosecutors

Bahrain says it signed $3.8 billion deal for F-16 jets

:: Bahrain on Tuesday announced it had signed a $3.8 billion deal with Lockheed Martin for 16 upgraded F-16 fighter jets. The Bahrain Defense Force signed the agreement with the US company during a defense exhibition in the country, home

‘Flame in the sky’ spotted by UAE residents turns out to be meteor

:: A meteor was spotted in the skies of Dubai on Monday evening, the Dubai Media Office revealed on its official Twitter handle. “Mohammed Bin Rashid Space Centre confirmed that a meteorite has passed through the skies of Dubai,” the

No tax on Saudi investments in Abu Dhabi

:: The Abu Dhabi government has announced a package of incentives for Saudi investors including exemption from taxes, and that they will be treated as its citizens for all investment purposes. The announcement was made at the Saudi-UAE Business Forum

Iran warns US against designating Guards a terrorist group

:: Iran warned the United States against designating its Revolutionary Guards Corp as a terrorist group and said US regional military bases would be at risk if further sanctions were passed. The warning came after the White House said on

Boris Johnson: Sirte can be next Dubai – only if ‘dead bodies are cleared away’

:: British Foreign Minister Boris Johnson came under fire Tuesday for saying Libya could become a magnet for tourists and investors — if it can “clear the dead bodies away” first. Reflecting on his August visit to Libya, strife-torn since

Oman slashes minimum wage requirement for expats bringing in families

:: Oman has halved the minimum salary required before an expat is permitted to have their family join them to live in the Sultanate. The decision to slash the minimum wage requirement from 600 rials ($1,558) to 300 rials ($779)

Could this be the future first female Muslim member of the US Congress?

Fayrouz Saad

:: America could soon see its first Muslim woman in Congress, replacing a white, male, Republican if she succeeds. Speaking to UK website The Independent, Fayrouz Saad, said she was a supporter of providing health care coverage for all Americans,

Flying taxis? Don’t hold your breath

Carlo Ratti

By : Carlo Ratti :: Few pieces of modern hardware have inspired as much excitement as the drone. While nonmilitary unmanned aerial vehicles (UAVs) were initially marketed as purely recreational gadgets, it has not taken long for entrepreneurs and industrial

Dubai starts tests in bid to become first city with flying taxis

:: Dubai has edged closer to its goal of launching a pioneering hover-taxi service, with the authorities announcing a successful “concept” flight was made on Monday without passengers. Safety features for the two-seater air taxi include emergency parachutes and nine

World Bank arm to invest $150 million in Egypt’s agriculture sector

:: International Finance Corporation (IFC) has agreed to invest $150 million (SR562.5 million) in Egypt’s agriculture sector in partnership with the country’s private sector, UAE state news agency WAM reported late Saturday. The investment aims at developing the country’s nutrition

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