Wednesday 24 July 2019

Buffalo Wings & Rings opens new branch in Jeddah

American restaurant chain Buffalo Wings & Rings has announced the opening of its third branch in Jeddah, Saudi Arabia. Located at the Emaar Square, customers can expect premium quality food and sizzling flavours from the restaurant, said a statement from Buffalo Wings & R


Abu Dhabi’s agri trade edges down to $2bn in 2018

The value Abu Dhabi's imports of agricultural goods and foods slightly decreased in 2018 to Dh7.71 billion from Dh7.78 billion in 2017, a media report said. Value of exports of agricultural goods and food also dropped to Dh6.41 billion in 2018 from Dh7.35 billion in 2017, whi


India's historic moon mission Chandrayaan-2 takes off

India has successfully launched a mission to soft land a rover on the moon, in a landmark moment for a nation trying to become a space superpower. The country's latest lunar mission, Chandrayaan-2, which means "moon vehicle" in Sanskrit, took off from the Satish Dha


Kalbian Hagerty appoints senior counsel in UAE office

US-based Kalbian Hagerty, a provider of diversified legal services, said that Mark H Tulloss has joined the firm’s UAE office as senior counsel. Tulloss is a widely respected international business lawyer with a practice focused on advising businesses in the Middle East, As


EY launches 2nd edition of Entrepreneurial Winning Women Programme

Ernst and Young (EY) has launched the 2019 edition of its Entrepreneurial Winning Women programme in the Mena region as part of its ongoing effort to recognise and support women entrepreneurs who are contributing to their local economies.   The EY Entrepreneurial Winning Wome


PAN Emirates unveils special summer promotion

UAE-based PAN Emirates Home Furnishings, a leading home-grown indoor, patio, and outdoor furniture brand in the region, is offering discounts of 30 – 70 per cent this summer and 0% interest instalment plan from a variety of Victorian, Rustic, Country, Spring, Boho, Classic, Transitional a


Mideast region tense as Iran seizes British oil tanker

Iran’s Revolutionary Guards said they had captured a British-flagged oil tanker in the Gulf after Britain seized an Iranian vessel earlier this month, further raising tensions along a vital international oil shipping route.   Britain said it was urgently s


UAE's places of worship law in final stages

The UAE's Supreme National Committee for Tolerance said the law on licensing of places of worship in the emirates is in its final stages, and comes as part of its efforts to boost the country's stature to global capital for tolerance.   The new law inclu


Nestlé invents dark chocolate from cocoa fruit

Nestlé said it has created a unique chocolate made entirely from the cocoa fruit, using the beans and pulp as the only ingredients and therefore not adding any refined sugar. Nestlé plans to introduce the first product in Japan in the autumn of this year through its


First Boeing P-8A Poseidon for UK takes flight

The first Boeing] P-8A Poseidon for the UK Royal Air Force (RAF) recently took off from Renton in the US state of Washington, marking the first flight of this inaugural UK P-8A. During the 90 minute flight key testing took place before the aircraft touched down and moved to the n

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