Wednesday 26 July 2017

Mathaqi home food delivery service plans expansion

Mathaqi, an online food delivery service app, has announced plans to expand its services in Saudi Arabia and other GCC countries. Launched last March, the Riyadh-based Mathaqi has already carved a niche in a highly competitive yet growing home food delivery services, the company


UAE spurs action on SDGs at UN global review

The UAE has outlined opportunities for faster progress on the United Nations’ Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs), by hosting a series of events as part of the High-level Political Forum on Sustainable Development (HLPF). The forum is the central United Nations review plat


Bahrain's iGA to close Sehla branch

Bahrain’s Information & eGovernment Authority (iGA) will close its Sehla branch which serves foreigner families and investors connected to the Labour Market regulatory Authority (LMRA) on July 30 and shift its services to its main branch in Isa Town. The step comes in line wi


Merchant ship collides with UAE Navy boat

A merchant ship collided with a UAE Navy boat during a routine mission by the latter off the UAE territorial waters in the Arabian Gulf, this morning, reported state news agency Wam. The cause of the accident and the total damage to the boat is being investigated, said t


Major terrorist plot foiled in Saudi Arabia

The Saudi Ministry of Interior has announced that a major terrorist attack has been prevented by security services in the city of Saihat in the Qatif governorate, according to a press release on behalf of the ministry. On the evening of July 14, security services intercepted a st


Alshaya signs franchise with US pizza company

MH Alshaya, a top  retail franchise operator in Kuwait, has signed an agreement with US-based Blaze Fast-Fire'd Pizza, a leading fast-casual artisanal pizza chain, to build and operate multiple Blaze Pizza restaurants across Mena.   The agreement provides for the dev


KBR unit wins $3bn US project contract

KBR, a global provider of differentiated professional services and technologies, said its global government services business, KBRwyle,  is one of the winning bidders on the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration's (NOAA) Professional and Technical (ProTech) Satellite Domain c


Prince Khalid takes over as new Saudi envoy to US

Saudi Prince Khalid bin Salman bin Abdulaziz Al Saud has officially begun his tenure as the Ambassador of Saudi Arabia to the US with the presentation of his credentials to President Donald J. Trump at a White House ceremony.    Prince Khalid is the 10th Ambassador of S


Deliveroo offers healthy foods promotion

Deliveroo, the region’s fastest growing premier food delivery service, has launched a range of Summer Body promotions that make healthy eating both easy and exciting. With over 30 deliciously fresh bundles designed by popular restaurant partners including Arrows & Sparrows, J


Saudi miniskirt model released without charge

The  Saudi authorities have released without charge a young woman who was filmed in a miniskirt at a historic site after questioning her, reports said. The 27-year-old aspiring model was released on the same day she was taken into questioning, reports quoting the police said

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