Monday 26 June 2017

Bahrain groups set for Yoga Day celebrations

The United Nations Information Center for the Gulf Countries (UNIC Manama) in collaboration with a group of volunteers (Helm Insan) and several centers and associations specialized in charity, health and social work in Bahrain will commemorate the International Day of Yoga today (June 21) at th


Sheikh Mohammed named Saudi Crown Prince

Saudi Arabia's Deputy Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman has been promoted to crown prince on Wednesday, replacing his cousin in an announcement that confirms King Salman's 31-year-old son as next ruler of the kingdom, reported Saudi state agency said SPA.  


54 face fund fraud charges in Abu Dhabi

A total of 54 suspects will face charges of fraud, money laundering and practising an economic activity while unlicensed in an investment fund fraud case related to car trade in Abu Dhabi, UAE, a report said. Attorney-General of Abu Dhabi, Ali Mohammed Abdullah Al Balushi, has or


New Axis WDR cameras show detail in dim light

Axis Communications, a market leader in network video, has introduced its new Forensic WDR (Wide Dynamic Range) technology in a number of new cameras enhancing the ability to capture detail in challenging light conditions. It allows surveillance operators to see forensic levels o


Immensa opens first 3D printing facility in Dubai

UAE-based Immensa Technology Labs, a leading additive manufacturing (AM) company, said it has launched the country’s first 3D printing facility. It houses over eight 3D printing systems and offers more than 30 materials for production. Immensa was established in Dubai last


Al Tamimi & Company names six new GCC partners

Dubai-based Al Tamimi & Company, a leading law firm in the Middle East, has announced the promotion of six new partners representing three offices in Bahrain, Kuwait and the UAE, thus taking its total number of regional partners to 60. Divya Abrol Gambhir, Ahmad Saleh, Jeremy


Qatar ignored calls to end terror funding: Saudi FM

Doha failed to adhere to repeated requests, sent out in 2013 and 2014, to end its support of terrorism and extremism, and involvement in conflicts in the region, said Arabia's Minister of Foreign Affairs, Adel bin Ahmed Al-Jubeir, according to a media report. He said the deci


UAE ranks high in Global Innovation Index 2017

The UAE has improved its standing in the 2017 Global Innovation Index, topping all Arab countries and ranking 35th globally to cement its status as one of the world’s most innovative countries. Globally, Switzerland topped the list followed by Sweden; Netherlands on the thi


TUV Rheinland wins key Gulf certification

TUV Rheinland, a global leader in independent inspection services said it has become the first international third-party testing, inspection and certification (TIC) company to achieve Gulf Standardization Organization (GSO) notified body status in Thailand and Japan. They join TU


Saudi Arabia 'working on Qatar grievances list'

Saudi Arabia's foreign minister said on Friday that a list of grievances involving Qatar was being drawn up and would be made public soon, reported Reuters.    The minister, Adel Al-Jubeir, said Qatar should respond to demands to halt its suppo

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