Bahrain's Health Ministry officials shut down two branches of a popular restaurant yesterday following 40 complaints of food poisoning.
Ten of the victims had to be admitted to hospital, it confirmed on its Twitter account, said a r
A US government shutdown is possible on Tuesday, the first day of fiscal 2014, because Congress has so far failed to find a way to pay for it.
A closure would have far-reaching consequences at federal agencies
Kuwait's Mina Al-Ahmadi refinery, the Opec member's biggest, restarted after a brief shutdown on Wednesday and is expected to return to full capacity within 24 hours, a spokesman for operator Kuwait National Petroleum Company (KNPC) said
Embattled oil refiner Petroplus yesterday said it will begin a temporary shutdown of three of its plants in January after lenders froze a $1 billion credit facility.
The Swiss firm will suspend operations at its Petit Couronne refinery in
Protesters hope to shut down Wall Street on Thursday -- home to the New York Stock Exchange -- by holding a street carnival to mark the two-month anniversary of their campaign against economic inequality.
Protest organisers acknowledged th
Dubai's port operator DP World shut down its Ain al-Sokhna port in Egypt on Thursday because of labour strikes that have cost it about 30 million Egyptian pounds ($5.02 million)in lost revenue, an official at the Red Sea port authority said.
Opec oil exporter Kuwait plans for a total shutdown of its ageing 200,000-barrel-per-day (bpd) Shuaiba refinery for maintenance in April next year, Kuwait National Petroleum Company said on Thursday.
The company also plans for a maintenanc
Iraq's state-owned North Refineries Company said production at its Baiji oil refinery north of Baghdad had completely shut down due to an electrical fault. North Refineries Company has a capacity of 300,000 barrels per day (bpd).
Two US offshore production platforms in the Gulf of Mexico have been shut down and a third was evacuated as a precaution after a giant oil spill and further shutdowns are possible, the US Minerals Management Service said on Saturday.