Microsoft has appointed Sherif Tawfik as the new general manager for its operations in Bahrain and Oman.
In this position, Tawfik will be driving the new Microsoft global vision of 'mobile first, cloud first' to a diverse
An advertisement by the highway outside Dubai's massive Jebel Ali Port tells firms they don't need to ship goods through the Strait of Hormuz, the traditional gateway to the Gulf. Instead they can have goods delivered to a port in Oman,
Dubai-based budget carrier flydubai has announced plans to launch flights to three cities in Tanzania - its capital Dar es Salaam, Zanzibar and Kilimanjaro - starting from next month.
The flights to the east African nation will co
Arab nations have rallied behind US President Barack Obama's call to expand operations against jihadists in Iraq and Syria.
Bahrain and nine other Arab countries agreed, in a joint communique, to do more to stop the flow of fu
The transfer of most commercial cargo activities from Muscat port to Sohar, is critical to boosting tourism and future industrial development in Oman, according to leading international real estate consultancy Cluttons.
The Oman g
Europe's biggest defence contractor BAE Systems said it would reorganise its interests in Saudi Arabia into one company to enhance its relationship with Riyadh Wings, its partner there.
The two groups will bring their activiti
Le Meridien and Westin have started operations at two hotel towers at Bahrain City Centre.
The hotels, which are leading brands of US-based hotel chain Starwood Hotels and Resorts Worldwide, have replaced Germa
Saudi Arabian Fertiliser Company (Safco) said the start of commercial operations at its Safco-5 plant had been delayed until the first quarter of next year, while the firm also announced a reduced dividend for the first half of 2014.
Negotiations are underway with owners of a garment factory to call off plans to close operations in Bahrain.
MRS Fashions, which exports up to 70 per cent of its products to the US, said it will shut down after
UAE national carrier Etihad Airways is celebrating 10 years of operations between its hub in Abu Dhabi and Germany this week.
Etihad Airways began operations in 2003, and in 2013 carried 11.5 million passengers.