Iraq's top cleric, Grand Ayatollah Ali Sistani, raised the pressure yesterday on MPs to agree on a prime minister before the newly elected parliament meets on Tuesday, trying to avert months of wrangling in the face of an insurgent blitz ove
A fresh crackdown has been launched on companies that refuse to pay monthly fees to employ foreign workers in Bahrain.
Businesses have been given four weeks to pay outstanding money owed to the Labour Market Regulatory Authority (
Western governments are growing impatient with Syria's failure to follow up promptly on a first small shipment of chemical weapons and fear Damascus will miss a deadline to hand over all toxins by mid-2014.
Sources at the Orga
Deadly toxins that were to have been removed from Syria by December 31 under an international effort to rid the country of its chemical arsenal have not yet been delivered to port to be put on ships, a Russian diplomat was quoted as saying on Fr
Sharjah Media Centre (SMC) has announced that the screening committee is sorting the participations for the Government Communication Award (GCA) and eliminating those that do not comply with standards of the awards, as the deadline comes to a cl
Sharjah Media Centre has extended the application deadline for the Sharjah Government Communication Award (GCA) to October 1, in response to suggestions by potential applicants and media students in the emirate.
The award was esta
The Abu Dhabi International Petroleum Exhibition and Conference (Adipec) Awards has extended its entries submission deadline to August 29.
The annual awards recognise excellence in energy across the Mena region and is hosted by th
Etihad Airways is working towards meeting a July 31 deadline to win regulatory approvals on its planned $379 million purchase of a stake in India's Jet Airways, the Abu Dhabi-based carrier said on Wednesday.
Etihad, which is o
The American University in Dubai said it has extended its scholarship applications deadline until July 1.
The Admissions Department is welcoming requests for the following scholarships among others, Sheikh Mohammed Bin Rashid Al M
The Dubai Health Authority (DHA) has extended the registration deadline for pharmacies and pharmacists in the emirate to June 29.
In line with a ministerial decision, the licensure and monitoring of in-patient and out-patient phar