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Emirates Flight Catering, Dubai south team up to build world largest vertical farm

Emirates’s catering service, Emirates Flight Catering (EFC), and Dubai South have agreed to build the world’s largest vertical farm for an investment put $40 million. The vertical farm per the collaboration agreement, will cover 130,000 square feet for a total investment of $40 million. The project will be carried out by joint venture, Crop One […]

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

UAE: Emirates to reduce traffic by 28 per cent from April 2019 over upgrade work at Dubai airport

Emirates has announced it will scale down its traffic at Dubai international airport by 28 per cent for 45 days next year as one runway at the international airport will be closed for refurbishment. The reduction in the operations, according to an airline spokesperson cited by Reuters, will include cancellation of some flights, reduction of […]

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

UAE-UK: Dubai ruler denied British award over poor human rights record

A UK town has withdrawn an award to Mohammed bin Rashid al-Maktoum, the Dubai ruler, after residents of the small town opposed the award citing poor human rights in the Gulf country. Newmarket, in the county of Suffolk, has been forced to withhold granting Sheikh Mohamed the status of Freeman of Newmarket. The honor was […]

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

Turkey: Saudi envoy summoned over missing Saudi Journalist

Saudi ambassador to Turkey was summoned Thursday at the Turkish Foreign Ministry to provide information on the whereabouts of Jamal Khashoggi, a Saudi dissident journalist who disappeared Tuesday after entering the Saudi consulate in Istanbul for some paperwork. Ambassador Waleed A. M. Elkhereiji met with Deputy Foreign Minister Yavuz Selim Kıran who asked him about […]

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

Bahrain’s allies to prop up financial stability with $10bn assistance package

Bahrain’s regional close allies, namely Saudi Arabia, United Arab Emirates (UAE) and Kuwait, are expected to approve an assistance package worth up to $10 billion for the Gulf country, which is grappling with a financial deficit that has slowed down its economic growth. The assistance approval will come soon with an agreement between the countries […]

October 4th, 2018 | Posted in Gulf News,Headlines | Read More »

Trump warns King Salman he can’t remain in power for two weeks without U.S. backing

President Donald Trump Tuesday told supporters that he had told the Saudi monarch Salman he would not stay in power for two weeks without America’s protection and that he should pay. “We protect Saudi Arabia. Would you say they’re rich. And I love the King, King Salman. But I said ‘King – we’re protecting you […]

October 3rd, 2018 | Posted in Gulf News,Headlines | Read More »

KSA: U.S.-based dissent journalist disappears at Saudi Consulate in Istanbul

Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi, who fled the country last year after emerging as a critic of the government, has gone missing after he entered the Saudi consulate in Istanbul, Turkey, for paperwork on Tuesday. Khashoggi, according to his Turkish fiancée who accompanied him to the consulate, did not come out after entering the diplomatic mission […]

October 3rd, 2018 | Posted in Gulf News,Headlines | Read More »

KSA: Two explosive-laden vessels linked to Yemen Houthis destroyed

Saudi forces Sunday said they intercepted and destroyed two boats filled with explosives remotely controlled by Yemen Houthi rebels who were planning to attack Jazan city port. The navy destroyed the boats, state-owned news agency SPA reported. Colonel Turki Al-Malki, the spokesperson for the Saudi-led Arab coalition fighting in Yemen, said the attempt will not […]

October 2nd, 2018 | Posted in Gulf News,Headlines | Read More »

KSA: MbS in Kuwait for talks on oil, crisis with Qatar

Saudi Crown Mohamed bin Salman (MbS) held talks on Sunday with regional neighbor on many issues including oil supplies and Kuwaiti mediation effort to resolve Saudi Arabia’s conflict with Qatar, Reuters reports. MbS met with Kuwaiti Emir Sheikh Sabah al-Ahmad al-Jaber al-Sabah. The two men, a source familiar with the meeting told the agency, were […]

October 1st, 2018 | Posted in Gulf News,Headlines | Read More »

US Congress Introduces Resolution Denouncing Iran-Polisario Connivance

A U.S. Bipartisan House Resolution has condemned the collusion between the Polisario separatist front and the Lebanese Chiite group, Hezbollah, as well as Iran’s destabilizing aims in North Africa and beyond. Introduced by congressmen Joe Wilson (R-SC), Carlos Curbelo (R-FL) and Gerry Connolly (D-VA), the Resolution says Morocco remains “a strong ally and partner for […]

September 30th, 2018 | Posted in Gulf News,Headlines,World News | Read More »