Sunday 5 July 2015

BIS Group holds Cafe Barbera franchisee training

BIS Group (Barbera International Services), a leading provider of solutions to the hotels sector, recently organised an ‘Owner Certificate Training’ session for its new franchisees from Saudi Arabia at its facilities in Dubai, UAE. The sessions covered all the essenti


25 militants killed in Egypt air strikes in Sinai

Egyptian warplanes killed 25 Islamist militants in North Sinai on Saturday, security sources said, as the Egyptian president visited the province after a major escalation of the conflict there. The sources said the air strikes hit militant targets near the town of Sheikh Zuweid,


Saudi says wanted militant killed in shootout

Saudi Arabia's interior ministry said on Saturday a wanted militant, a supporter of Islamic State, had been killed in an exchange of fire with police when he refused to surrender. Youssef Al Ghamdi was surrounded by police in a home in the western city of Taif and an exchange


Houthis discuss Ramadan humanitarian pause

Yemen's dominant Houthi movement said on Saturday a pause in fighting to last until the end of Ramadan was under discussion with the United Nations to allow for deliveries of humanitarian aid. Houthi spokesman Mohammed Abdul Salam said in a post on his Facebook page he had me


GCC vows united fight against terror

The security of GCC nations is indivisible, the interior ministers said last night, vowing to stand united against the scourge of terrorism. The ministers urged improved joint action to strengthen security and stability in GCC countries, stressing the need for a common mechanism


Bahrain's Shias, Sunnis in joint prayer

“Bahrainis have set a model of unity in the face of conspirators against the Arab and Islamic nations,” said Justice, Islamic Affairs and Endowments Minister Shaikh Khalid bin Ali Al Khalifa yesterday. All mosques are for Allah Almighty, he said, adding that Bahrain w


Kuwait makes DNA tests mandatory after IS bombing

Kuwait's parliament, reacting to a suicide bombing last week that killed 26 people, has adopted a law requiring mandatory DNA testing on all the country's citizens and foreign residents. The legislation, requested by the government to help security agencies make quicker a


Saudi policeman killed during security raid

A Saudi policeman was killed on Friday in an exchange of gunfire during a raid to arrest a wanted person in the western city of Taif, the SPA state news agency quoted an interior ministry spokesman as saying. The agency said three suspects had been detained and flags of the milit


Houthis attack Jizan airport in Saudi Arabia

Yemen's Houthi group and its army allies said on Saturday it had shelled various areas in Saudi Arabia's Jizan and Najran, killing and wounding several soldiers. The Houthi-controlled Saba news agency said 13 shells had been launched on Friday, targetting several areas in


Man’oushe Street, Uber-Dubai to donate free Iftar meals

Man’oushe Street, a popular Middle Eastern restaurant that serves traditional, home-styled street food, has tied-up with Uber-Dubai, the local arm of the international transportation network company, to donate free Iftar meal packages to labourers and Uber partner drivers.

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