Thursday 28 August 2014

Unidentified war planes attack Tripoli again

Unidentified war planes attacked targets in Libya's capital Tripoli on Sunday, residents said, hours after forces from the city of Misrata said they had seized the main airport. Tripoli residents heard jets followed by explosions at dawn but no more details were immediately a


Oman-based NRI plans $100m fruits unit in India

An Oman-based entrepreneur is in discussion with Indian authorities to start a $100 million organic fruit exports business in the Indian state of Maharashtra, said a report. R H Parakh, who is the managing director of Saud Bahwan Group, will be investing $40 million in the projec


Libyan forces seize Tripoli airport

Forces from the Libyan city of Misrata on Saturday seized Tripoli's main airport after more than a month of fighting with a rival group, a Misrata spokesman said. Pictures on social media purportedly showed Misrata fighters celebrating at the terminal building and standing on


Al Montazah theme park plans Hummer show

Sharjah’s recently renovated Al Montazah amusement and water park is all set to launch a new show centred on modified Hummer cars. Held in association with the 'UAE Hummer Team, the event will feature around 15 Hummer cars, allowing visitors to explore the modifications done


Al Wadi Al Akhdar offers pomegranate molasses

Al Wadi Al Akhdar, a leading Lebanese food brand worldwide, is offering a new product to the market - all natural pomegranate molasses. Made from 100 per cent concentrated pomegranate juice, it is a key ingredient in the Eastern Mediterranean cuisine. Characterized by its sweet and sou


Dubai’s public bus seat occupancy soars to 42.6pc

Public bus occupancy in Dubai has risen in the first four months of the year to 42.6 per cent, as compared to 39.3 per cent in the same period last year. "Among the key factors triggering the rise in the bus seat occupancy in Dubai is the improvement in bus schedules, as on-time a


Bahrain extends livestock clamp on Ebola-hit countries

Bahrain has extended its ban on livestock imports from Ebola-hit countries to cover all animals of any species, living or dead. The move is part of the government's plan to prevent the severe illness, which has killed more than 1,200 people in West Africa this year alone, fro


Man’oushe Street eyes big Mideast expansion

Man’oushe Street, a popular Middle Eastern restaurant chain that serves traditional, home-styled street food, has opened its first restaurant in Egypt. Located in North Coast, Marassi Village By Emaar, M Porium Mall, the new restaurant is part of the first batch of master franchi

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