More than 7,000 migrants may have perished at sea or while crossing deserts trying to reach a safe haven this year, believed to be the deadliest on record, the International Organisation for Migration (IOM) said.
IOM is an intergovernme
US-based Apache Corporation has reported seven oil and gas discoveries across the company’s 9.7 million gross acres in Egypt’s Western Desert.
The discoveries include the Riviera SW-1X on the southern flank of the Abu
Ousted Libyan leader Muammar Gaddafi is believed to be in the desert town of Bani Walid, about 150 (95 miles) southeast of Tripoli, a top military commander of Libya's interim council said on Thursday.
Abdel Majid, the coordinator of the T
Kuwait Energy Company said it struck two new oil discoveries in Shebl-1 and Shebl East-1 wells in Egypt's Western Desert, bringing the total to 11.
The initial tests showed a combined production capacity of 2,100 barrels per day (bpd),
Gulf nations hope science will turn desert areas into arable land to boost food security and avoid the risks inherent in buying farmland abroad, industry insiders said.
Farming in the Gulf battles against little water supply, high soil sal
A new vocational education centre is set to open in Abu Dhabi’s Desert Islands nature-based tourism destination, Dalma Island in August.
Hundreds have enrolled at the centre, designed to prepare the population for careers resulting from th
Al Maha Desert Resort & Spa, one of Dubai's most celebrated luxury resorts and its flagship environmental project, has been named as "one of the world's best ecotourism models" by National Geographic.
Emirates Airline's Al Maha project
The first phase of Abu Dhabi’s unique Desert Islands destination, which is set to be a regional showpiece of sustainability, is to open to tourists this winter.
It heralds the entry of the Emirate’s largely untapped western region on the i
A campaign to keep Sakhir camping areas in Bahrain clean has begun with the distribution of 3,000 garbage bags.
The three-day campaign, organised by the Southern Municipality Council, will offer campers 1,000 garbage bags per day as well a