Friday 30 September 2016

Top Paris restaurant to open in Bahrain

An upcoming luxury hotel in Bahrain has announced it will open an outlet of renowned Paris restaurant Manko, reported the Gulf Daily News, our sister publication. To read further, please visit


US approves Boeing, Lockheed fighter jet sales to Gulf

The US on Wednesday began notifying lawmakers that it has approved $7 billion in long-stalled sales of Boeing Co fighter jets to Kuwait and Qatar, and more than $1 billion in Lockheed Martin Corp jets to Bahrain, sources familiar with the decision said. The sales had been pending


US to boost military presence in Iraq for Mosul battle

Iraqi Prime Minister Haider al-Abadi said on Wednesday that Washington would send more U.S. troops to help local forces in the battle to retake Mosul from Islamic State expected later this year. "American President Barack Obama was consulted on a request from the Iraqi gover

More… deploys Avaya contact centre solution

The Avaya solutions are helping to increase customer lifetime value and revenue, while also enhancing agent efficiency. Avaya and Metco delivered a full turnkey project including supply, installation, testing, acceptance, and support services. With the improved custom


Speciality Food Festival to feature date market

Dubai World Trade Centre (DWTC) will host the UAE’s first-ever Global Date Market at this year’s The Speciality Food Festival – one in a trio of niche food events running from November 7 to 9. “In recent years we have seen growing requests for exhibition s


Bahrain plans new lifeline for farmers

A nationwide project to support local farmers and boost Bahrain’s agriculture sector is underway, reported the Gulf Daily News, our sister publication. To read further, please visit GDNonlin


SpaceX outlines plans to colonise Mars

SpaceX is developing a massive rocket and capsule to transport large numbers of people and cargo to Mars with the ultimate goal of colonising the planet, company chief and tech billionaire Elon Musk said on Tuesday. Musk outlined his plans for the Mars rocket, capable of carrying


Shimon Peres, 93, dies in Tel Aviv

Former Israeli president and elder statesman Shimon Peres died in Tel Aviv on Wednesday aged 93, Israel Radio said. Peres was hospitalised following a stroke two weeks ago and had made some progress before a sudden deterioration in his condition on Tuesday. An offi


Floods, farms fuel jump in methane emissions

A sharp increase in methane, a potent greenhouse gas, in the Earth's atmosphere since 2007 is the result of higher emissions from biological sources such as rice paddies, cattle and swamps rather than fossil fuels, researchers said on Tuesday. Methane traps heat, contributing


DHA, RTA share experiences in legal affairs

Dubai’s Road and Transport Authority (RTA) and the Department of Legal Affairs at Dubai Health Authority (DHA) recently discussed the best practices in legal affairs. The delegation from the Department of Legal Affairs at RTA was received by the Director of the Department o

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