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Oman to build 700-bed hospital to meet future demands

Oman’s ministry of health has laid the foundation stone for the construction of the 700-bed hospital in Salalah, Dhofar province, for a total investment valued at $334 million. The health facility to be named after the country leader Sultan Qaboos will be built over 94,400 sqm, the main building consists of a ground floor and […]

September 22nd, 2020 | Posted in Gulf News,Headlines | Read More »

Abu Dhabi scraps license requirement for alcohol consumers

The Emirati capital Abu Dhabi has removed the requirement for license for alcohol buyers and set minimum age at 21. A circular from Abu Dhabi’s Department of Culture and Tourism made public on September 15, said residents and tourists will be permitted to buy and possess alcohol from licensed retail shops and are allowed to […]

September 22nd, 2020 | Posted in Headlines,World News | Read More »

Saudi SIIG & Petrochem eye merger after incurring losses

Saudi Industrial Investment Group (SIIG) and National Petrochemical Company (Petrochem), two of the kingdom’s petrochemical companies, are planning to merge after the two posted losses. SIIG Sunday indicated in a bourse filing to Saudi Stock Exchange (Tadawul) that its board of directors has issued an approval to hold initial discussions with Petrochem, Zawya reports. The […]

September 21st, 2020 | Posted in Energy,Finance,Gulf News,Headlines | Read More »

Ankara to build railway linking Turkey to Mosul

Turkey will build a railway between Mosul and Turkey, reports say citing the governor of the Iraqi city. Najim al-Jubouri, in a statement to semi-state newspaper Al Sabaah, indicated that a team of engineers with the support of Turkish companies will start laying a new modern rail line between the two countries in the coming […]

September 21st, 2020 | Posted in Headlines,World News | Read More »

Qatar re-affirms support for Palestine, rejects normalization with Israel

Qatar Sunday denied plans to thaw ties with Israel and underscored its support for the Palestinian cause. “The State of Qatar affirmed its firm position on the Palestinian issue, which stipulates ending the Israeli occupation and establishing the State of Palestine with Jerusalem as its capital within the framework of international legitimacy and relevant Security […]

September 21st, 2020 | Posted in Gulf News,Headlines,World News | Read More »

Italy, UAE to launch InnovItalyUAE to boost cooperation

Italy and the UAE will launch September 30 InnovItalyUAE, an initiative to boost cooperation between the two countries covering several sectors including cybersecurity, space research, smart cities, life sciences, food technologies, renewable energy and circular economy. Khalifa University of Science and Technology and Dubai Future Foundation will be the Gulf country’s key agents in the […]

September 18th, 2020 | Posted in Headlines,World News | Read More »

Abu Dhabi’s NMDC bags Egypt’s Lake Manzala expansion project

Abu Dhabi-based National Marine Dredging Company (NMDC) has been awarded the expansion project of Lake Manzala in Egypt valued at AED600 million ($164 million), Zawya reports. NMDC in a letter to Abu Dhabi Security Exchange, ADX, has indicated that the execution will take place in collaboration with Al-Tahadi Egyptian-Emirati Co. and will cover two years. […]

September 18th, 2020 | Posted in Gulf News,Headlines | Read More »

Two Turkish soldiers slain in anti-PPK operation in Northern Iraq

Turkey announced the death of two of its soldiers, killed in an operation against blacklisted PKK group in Northern Iraq. The two soldiers, according to Turkish defense ministry, were killed in an attack by the terrorists to the Operation Claw-Tiger area in northern Iraq on Thursday. Another soldier was injured, the ministry said in a […]

September 18th, 2020 | Posted in Headlines,World News | Read More »

Qatar airways adds Ghana to African destinations with four weekly flights

Qatar’s national carrier, Qatar Airways will from September 29 operate four weekly flights to Accra, Ghana’s capital, as the airline continues its expansion on the African continent. “We are delighted to be launching flights to the capital of Ghana, one of the fastest growing economies in the region famed for its local hospitality and highly […]

September 18th, 2020 | Posted in Uncategorized | Read More »

41 arrested in Sudan over explosives possession

Sudanese security forces have detained 41 people for the possession of explosives deemed capable of destroying capital Khartoum, country’s judiciary said. “Forty-one people were arrested in possession of explosives, enough to destroy (the capital) Khartoum,” said public prosecutor Tagelsir al-Hebr in a press conference. Jamal Jumaa, spokesman for the paramilitary Rapid Support Forces told media […]

September 17th, 2020 | Posted in Uncategorized | Read More »