Thursday 17 January 2019

Sand storm engulfs Bahrain, hits daily life

Bahrain witnessed very strong North Westerly winds on Thursday afternoon, triggering a sandstorm, which  engulfed the entire kingdom, affecting daily life and creating difficulties for motorists. The maximum wind speed recorded at Bahrain International Airport was 32 knots a


Ring to showcase home security products at Intersec

Ring, a company on a mission to reduce crime in neighbourhoods, will showcase its innovative home security products and services at the upcoming security expo Intersec in Dubai, UAE, running from January 20 to 22. “Following Ring’s successful launch into the Middle Ea


Schneider unit to showcase new products at Intersec

Pelco by Schneider Electric, a leader in video surveillance solutions, will be exhibiting solutions, services, and products in various segment applications at the top security expo Intersec 2019 to be held in Dubai from January 20 to 22. As part of this presentation, Pelco will s


Hadef & Partners signs up for Special Olympics World Games

Leading UAE law firm, Hadef & Partners has signed up as the official legal supporter of Special Olympics World Games Abu Dhabi 2019. The agreement will see almost 100 of Hadef & Partners’ highly-experienced lawyers from the UAE, Middle East and international arena p


WFES forum addresses water security issues

WFES (World Future Energy Summit), a key enabler of Abu Dhabi Sustainability Week 2019 (ADSW), is featuring the new WFES Water Forum which presents the latest thinking and technology that will help outline solutions to the world’s significant water scarcity challenges and enable the UAE


10 Zayed Sustainability Prize winners honoured

Ten winners of the Zayed Sustainability Prize 2019 were honoured by His Highness Sheikh Mohamed bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Crown Prince of Abu Dhabi and Deputy Supreme Commander of the UAE Armed Forces, at an awards ceremony held today as part of the Abu Dhabi Sustainability Week. &nbs


Saudi franchise market ‘worth $15bn’

Saudi Arabia has acquired 50 per cent of the franchise market value in the Middle East and Africa estimated at $30 billion, said organisers of the upcoming Saudi International franchise Expo 2019, in Riyadh. The second edition of the event is being held in strategic partnership w


Intersec Dubai to host two French pavilions

Business France, a French business promotion agency, will be hosting two national pavilions featuring 18 companies at the upcoming Intersec Dubai, the largest international meeting platform for the security and safety industry. The event runs from January 20 to 22 at Dubai World


US Army announces start of big Syria withdrawal

The US military said on Friday that it had begun withdrawing troops from Syria, initiating a drawdown that has blindsided allies and sparked a scramble for control of the areas that American troops will leave, reported Washington Post.   US forces have


UAE world's top aid donor in 2017

For the fourth time during the past five years, UAE spent more on aid to help other countries than any other nation compared to its wealth, states a new report.   Data published by the Development Assistance Committee of the Organisation for Economic Co-operatio

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