Sunday 22 October 2017

ME's largest optical trade show opens

Vision-X 2017 , the Middle East’s largest optical trade show, opened today in Dubai, UAE, for its 18th edition. The show was inaugurated by Humaid Mohammed Obaid Al Qatami, director general of the Dubai Health Authority, who then toured the exhibition halls and met the numerous e


SICO, Benefit join to offer equities trading payment service

SICO, licensed by the Central Bank of Bahrain as a conventional wholesale bank, and Benefit Company, the kingdom’s conduit for all electronic financial transactions, have announced that retail investors will soon have seamless trading access to the Bahrain Bourse through the state-of-the-


UAE Food Bank opens 2nd location in Dubai

The second operational site of the UAE Food Bank was launched on Monday at Al Bada area near Canadian University under the patronage of Easa Saleh Al Gurg Charity Foundation. The UAE Food Bank also signed cooperation agreements with three other charity organisations and 13 foodst


Saudi Arabia officially launches commercial courts

Saudi Arabia's commercial courts were officially launched on Sunday by Sheikh Dr Walid bin Muhammad Al-Sama’ani, Minister of Justice and Chairman of the Supreme Judicial Council.   The courts had started operating from the first day of Muharram of this


DIC backs Dubai Investment Week

Dubai Investments (DIC), a leading diversified investment company listed on the Dubai Financial Market, has announced its support to the Dubai Investment Week 2017 as a strategic partner. The company aims to eye opportunities for growth, partnership, innovation and investments ac


Abu Dhabi to develop automated planning system

Abu Dhabi Department of Urban Planning and Municipalities has embarked on a project to develop a capital investment planning system (CIPS) that will automate processes and bring together all government capital projects across the emirate.   CIPS will aim to hous


Délicieux signs up for Bahrain coffee expo

Bahrain-based Délicieux company has signed up as a key sponsor for the second edition of the Bahrain International Chocolate and Coffee Exhibition which kicks off on  December 7.   The three-day event is being held under the patronage of Bahrain Tour


Trump threatens to cancel landmark Iran nuclear deal

US President Donald Trump has threatened to terminate the 2015 Iran nuclear deal if Congress and US allies fail to amend the agreement in significant ways.   In a vituperative speech on Friday that began by listing Iran’s alleged crimes over the decades, T

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