Tuesday 12 December 2017
 
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Middle East's biggest F&B expo opens in Abu Dhabi

SIAL Middle East 2017, the region’s fastest growing business trade event for the food, drink and hospitality industries, opened its doors today (December 12) in Abu Dhabi. More than 1,000 food and beverages (F&B) and equipment companies from over 40 countries across the

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Saudi cash transfer to needy to start next week

Saudi Arabia's Cabinet today approved details of the Citizen’s Account (CA) policy and confirmed that first payments will be made to eligible Saudi households on December 21.   The Citizen’s Account is a national cash transfer programme first ann

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Dubai hosts forum on risk management

The General Directorate of Residency and Foreigners Affairs (GDRFA) in collaboration with the US Risk Management Society (RIMS) is organising a two-day forum on risk management in Dubai, UAE yesterday (December 11). Addressing inaugural session of the forum titled "RIMS Risk

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Bahrain's chocolate expo attracts 30,000

Chocolate and coffee lovers from across the Gulf region gathered in Bahrain last week to savour some of the region's best creations at a major expo. A total of 29,100 visitors attended the second edition of the Bahrain Chocolate and Coffee Fair exhibition - which ran from Dec

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Sial Middle East set to open in Abu Dhabi

Sial Middle East, the region’s fastest growing business trade event for the food, drink and hospitality industries opening tomorrow (December 12) in Abu Dhabi, UAE will host more than 12,000 meeting for experts and workers in food sector. The eighth edition of the event run

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Qatar acquires additional 12 Rafale fighter jets

Qatar Armed Forces has signed an agreement with Dassault Aviation to acquire an additional 12 Rafale fighter jets.   The agreement was signed in the presence of  Emir of Qatar His Highness Sheikh Tamim bin Hamad Al Thani and French President Emmanuel Macron

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Dubai gets C40 Cities Climate Leadership certification

Dubai has achieved a new milestone in its efforts to reduce carbon emissions, by getting certifications of the C40 Cities Climate Leadership Group.   C40 is a leading global network of cities committed to tackling climate change and protecting the planet. 

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Saudi coffee expo draws visitors from 30 countries

Exhibitors, investors and importers from more than 30 countries visited the recently concluded fourth edition of International Coffee and Chocolate Exhibition in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia. Held at Riyadh International Conventions and Exhibition Center, the event saw visitors participa

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UAE, Saudi Arabia forge economic, military alliance

UAE and Saudi Arabia have launched an economic and military partnership in a move that will bring the Gulf’s largest economies closer together on a wide range of areas including defence, political institutions and the economy. The announcement came hours before the GCC was

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France tops world food sustainability index

France has remained at the top of the 2017 Food Sustainability Index (FSI), thanks to high scores across the FSI's three pillars of food loss and waste, sustainable agriculture, and nutritional challenges. The FSI ranks 34 countries according to their food system sustainabili

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