Monday 15 September 2014

Kuwait tops ME in global food security index

Kuwait, with a worldwide ranking of 28, has topped the Middle East countries in the 2014 Global Food Security Index. DuPont and the Economist Intelligence Unit (EIU) recently released the Global Food Security Index to which Kuwait and the UAE were added this year. UAE was ranked


Dubai to showcase unique art vehicles

The world's most expensive art bicycle, the Cosmic Star-Cruiser Artbike which is valued at $2 million, will be showcased at the Big Boys Toys 2014 this October in Dubai, UAE. The Artbike, a hand painted luxury art piece by internationally renowned artist Jack Armstrong, was unveile


Fitness First launches in Kuwait

Fitness First, a leading health and fitness club chain, has launched its latest health club in Kuwait at Sama Sulaibikhat. The premium health club, owned and operated by Landmark Leisure and Hospitality Services, provides separate facilities for men and women. The men’s


DMCA to host maritime summit in Dubai

Dubai Maritime City Authority (DMCA), the government authority charged with regulating, coordinating and supervising all aspects of Dubai’s maritime sector, has announced the launching of the first-of-its-kind global maritime summit in Dubai, UAE. The Summit on October 27,


Bahrain Duty Free names 10 car winners

Bahrain Duty Free has completed its biggest car draw in which it gave away 10 luxury cars to 10 lucky winners. The draw took place on September 11 in the departures hall at the Bahrain International Airport where the operator drew winning tickets for three BMW’s, three Lexus&rsqu


Bahraini students missing in Kashmir 'located'

Two Bahraini students who have been missing in the flooded state of Kashmir since Sunday (September 7) are believed to have been located. Families of students Adel Ali Ahmed Mahdi Altaitoon, 24, and Hussain Mahdi Ebrahim, 23, lodged missing persons reports at the Bahrain Embassy


Dubai's latest: Golden wine without alcohol

Dubai built the world's tallest building, put a ski slope inside a shopping mall and gave its cops a Lamborghini for a police car. Where else would you sell a $150 bottle of 'halal' non-alcoholic sparkling white wine with flecks of 24-carat edible gold leaf gleaming at the bottom?


Saudi to host training of moderate Syria rebels

Saudi Arabia has agreed to host training camps for moderate Syrian rebels as part of US President Barack Obama's broad strategy to combat Islamic State militants who have taken over parts of Syria and Iraq, US officials said on Wednesday. The agreement, outlined by Obama'


First woman driver for Dubai Metro

Dubai Metro, which celebrates its fifth anniversary today, has appointed its first woman driver, a young Emirati. Mariam Al Saffar, 30, who has now moved to the Dubai Tram project as the operation supervisor, a WAM report said. Mariam is extremely proud of her achi


Former F1 champion Schumacher leaves hospital for home

Michael Schumacher has left hospital to continue his recovery at home but the former Formula One champion faces "a long and difficult road ahead" after his skiing accident last year, a statement said. "Henceforth, Michael's rehabilitation will take place at his home.

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