Lithuania joined the euro zone at the stroke of midnight on January 1, hoping to anchor itself in Europe as its former master Russia flexes its military muscle in the region.
The first Soviet republic to declare independence, in 1
Australian special forces troops will be deployed in Iraq to assist in the fight against Islamic State militants, Prime Minister Tony Abbott said on Friday, and its aircraft will also join US-led coalition strikes.
Abbott said in
Bahraini fighter jets have joined US-led air strikes in Syria to prevent extremist fighters from expanding throughout the region.
The US operation included the Royal Bahrain Air Force (RBAF) and military forces from Saudi Arabia,
US Secretary of State John Kerry will travel to Vienna this weekend for a meeting of the six powers and Iran as they try to reach a deal that would end sanctions in return for curbs on Tehran's nuclear programme, the State Department said
Viva, a leading telecom operator in Bahrain and a subsidiary of STC Group, has joined Bridge Alliance as the newest member with an aim to leverage collaboration in regional enterprise mobility and M2M services.
The Dubai Gold and Commodities Exchange (DGCX) has approved the UOB Bullion and Futures (UOBBF), a wholly-owned subsidiary of Singapore’s United Overseas Bank (UOB), as a clearing member of the exchange.
UOBBF is a fully-lic
Leading UAE bank Emirates NBD has tied up with the private office of Sheikh Majid Bin Mohammed Bin Rashid Al Maktoum for a major training initiative aimed at furthering the development of UAE youth.
An MoU was signed in this regard by Marw
UAE national carrier Etihad Airways has become the first airline in the Middle East to join the International Air Transport Association (IATA) working group committee for security.
The Abu Dhabi-based airline will be represented on the com
The International Travel Catering Exhibition (ITCA) Dubai has announced that their flagship Middle East travel catering exhibition will be held during the Dubai Airshow from November 16 to 18.
Dubai World Trade Centre (DWTC), organiser of
Standard Chartered Bank has joined the EWS-WWF’s corporate membership programme as part of its efforts to support the national fight against climate change.
The bank held its first edutainment event together to teach children abo