Popular Egyptian artist to stand trial for posing with Israeli celebrities in UAE

A popular Egyptian singer will stand trial next month following public backlash that ensued in the wake of the publication of photographs that revealed him mingling with several Israeli celebrities in the United Arab Emirates, UAE. Mohamed Ramadan, 32, one Read more

Bahrain halts flights to destinations flagged covid-19 risky

Bahrain has temporarily suspended flights to a number of destinations judged risky as part of the Gulf country’s efforts to stem the spread of covid-19 pandemic. The Undersecretary for Civil Aviation Affairs at the Ministry of Telecommunications Mohammed Thamer Al-Kaabi, Read more

UAE’s largest bank signs MoU with Israel’s leading Bank Hapoalim

Emirates NBD, UAE’s largest lender, Monday inked a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with Bank Hapoalim, Israel’s biggest bank, as fruit of normalization between the two countries. The agreement announced by Dubai Media Office, Gulf Business reports, will allow Israeli clients Read more

Oman Air to resume flight operations from October 1

Oman’s national carrier, Oman Air, will resume its commercial flight operations from October 1 after a seven-month hiatus over the coronavirus pandemic. The decision comes following the announcement by the Oman airport of the resumption of air traffic for international Read more

Dubai-based DP World & Caisse de dépôt et placement du Québec (CDPQ) to inject further $4.5bn in investment platform

Dubai-based, global infrastructure-led supply chain solutions provider, DP World and its Canadian partner Caisse de dépôt et placement du Québec (CDPQ) Wednesday confirmed their plan to increase their investment platform with $4.5 billion. The commitment will bring the total size Read more