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USA: Reward Offer for Information on Hamas and Hezbollah Key Leaders

The US Department of State’s Rewards for Justice Program is offering rewards of up to $5 million each for information leading to the identification or location of Hamas leader Salih al-Aruri and Lebanese Hezbollah leaders Khalil Yusif Mahmoud Harb and Haytham ‘Ali Tabataba’I, the Department of State announced Tuesday in a statement. The statement noted […]

November 13th, 2018 | Posted in Gulf News,Headlines,World News | Read More »

UAE: Alstom delivers first batch of Dubai metro carriages

French rail transport company Alstom has delivered the first batch of the 50 metro trains commissioned by the Dubai government. The Emirate’s Roads and Transport Authority (RTA) did not disclose the number of carriages it received over the weekend but said the delivery of the 50 will be completed by October 2019. ”The manufacturer, Alstom, […]

November 12th, 2018 | Posted in Gulf News,Headlines | Read More »

King Mohammed VI’s initiative for settling differences with Algeria welcomed in Arab World

The call launched by King Mohammed VI to neighboring Algeria for a direct, open and frank dialogue to settle the transient and objective differences hampering the development of relations between the two countries has triggered positive reactions worldwide and earned the Sovereign praise in Africa, Europe, the UN and in the Arab world. In a […]

November 9th, 2018 | Posted in Gulf News,Headlines,World News | Read More »

Kuwait: 5,000 Cambodian workers expected next year

Cambodia will send to Kuwait as of next year 5,000 migrant workers as part of an agreement to strengthen bilateral relations between the two countries, HRM Asia reports. Kuwait’s ambassador to the Asian country, Zaher Alkhurainej at a press conference said the Gulf country is open to receive Cambodian workers as both countries seek to […]

November 9th, 2018 | Posted in Gulf News,Headlines | Read More »

KSA: World’s largest crude shipper Bahri eyes acquisitions in Asia, Middle East

Saudi Arabia’s crude oil shipper, Bahri, known as the world’s largest carrier of crude, is planning acquisition of a number of companies in the maritime sector in the Middle East and Asia as it seeks to expand its reach. “We are looking at multiple acquisitions in the Middle East and Asia worth tens of millions […]

November 8th, 2018 | Posted in Gulf News,Headlines | Read More »

Qatar: ‘Economy stronger, despite isolation’- Emir

Emir of Qatar Sheikh Tamim bin Hamad al-Thani Tuesday said Qatar’s economy has grown stronger despite the sea/air/land blockade his country has been facing for over one year as a result of diplomatic rift with four Arab countries, led by Saudi Arabia. In a speech to the Consultative Assembly, he underscored that Qatar’s economy is […]

November 6th, 2018 | Posted in Gulf News,Headlines | Read More »

Oman: UK to open military base in March

The United Kingdom (UK) will unveil its military base in the sultanate of Oman in March 2019 in line with increased military collaboration between the two countries, Gulf Business reports. UK defense secretary Gavin Williamson visiting the sultanate in the final days of military drill between British and Omani forces confirmed the move, which will […]

November 6th, 2018 | Posted in Gulf News,Headlines,World News | Read More »

UAE: Dubai Holding set to acquire minority stake in Beirut-based Azadea

Dubai Holding is on the verge of acquiring minority equities in Azadea Group based in Beirut, Lebanon and which operates Zara clothing and Virgin Megastore chains in the Middle East, Bloomberg reports citing sources who were not allowed to speak on the matter. According to the sources, the initial transaction took place last week and […]

November 6th, 2018 | Posted in Finance,Gulf News,Headlines,World News | Read More »

Bahrain: International Chocolate & Coffee Expo to take place in December

Bahrain will host early December the international Chocolate & Coffee Expo Exhibition 2018 that will gather 11 countries from around the world. The event will kick off on December 6 with the participation of five Arab countries (Bahrain, Saudi Arabia, UAE, Jordan and Palestine), four European countries (Italy, Spain, Azerbaijan and Greece) and two Asian […]

November 6th, 2018 | Posted in Gulf News,Headlines,World News | Read More »

Kuwait: Delivery of Eurofighter Typhoon to begin in Q4 of 2020

Kuwait will begin receiving its ordered Eurofighter Typhoon fighter jets as of the fourth quarter of 2020 with delivery completion expected in 2023. Air vice-marshal Adnan Al-Fadhli Sunday told state-run news agency KUNA that a team from Kuwait’s armed forced had visited Eurofighter factories in Europe to see production of the fighters it commissioned to […]

November 5th, 2018 | Posted in Gulf News,Headlines | Read More »