Saturday 18 November 2017

Terrorists with Iran links ‘behind oil pipeline blast’

The explosion which caused a massive blaze at a major oil pipeline in the Bahraini village of Buri on Friday night was an act of terror, reported the BNA, citing the Minister of Interior. Shaikh Rashid bin Abdullah Al Khalifa stressed that the blast was the latest exampl


Over 22,000 experts at top Abu Dhabi food expo

Sial Middle East, the region's fastest growing business trade event for food, drink and hospitality sectors, is set to welcome over 22,000 industry experts and 900 exhibitors who will be showcasing their innovative products and solutions at the three-day event which opens in Abu Dhabi, UAE,


Decades of corruption cost $100bn says Saudi official

Saudi Arabian authorities have announced that an on-going three-year investigation has revealed that, at minimum, an estimated $100 billion has been misused by way of systematic corruption and embezzlement over several decades. Saud Al Mojeb, Saudi Arabia's Attorney General a


UAE envoy to US Al Otaiba promoted to Minister

UAE President Sheikh Khalifa Bin Zayed Al Nahyan has issued a decree promoting Ambassador Yousef Al Otaiba to the rank of Minister.  In the announcement, His Highness Sheikh Khalifa recognized Minister Al Otaiba's loyal service to his country and his nine-year leadership


Louvre Abu Dhabi museum inaugurated

The Louvre Abu Dhabi, the first museum to bear the Louvre name outside France, was yesterday inaugurated.   The UAE Vice President, Prime Minister and Ruler of Dubai, His Highness Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, His Highness Sheikh Mohamed bin Zayed Al Na


Bahrain records 69pc jump in Q3 ePayments

Bahrain’s Information & eGovernment Authority (iGA) recorded a 69 per cent surge amounting to more than BD24 million ($63 million) in ePayments during the third quarter (Q3) of the year as compared to the same period of 2016.  It recorded a remarkable growth in the


Abu Dhabi Customs foils three smuggling bids

The General Administration of Customs- Abu Dhabi has said that inspectors at the Mezyad Customs Centre foiled three illegal attempts, which involved money and tobacco smuggling attempts as well as an act of commercial fraud. In details of the first incident, Mezyad Customs’

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