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January 13, 2018

Ministry of Education inaugurated on Thursday the Damascus Educational Library in al-Qusour neighborhood in the city of Damascus.


Former executive ‘unearthed major problems at...
January 18, 2018

Amid the fallout over collapsed British construction giant Carillion, a former company executive is being credited as the man who first unearthed the major problems facing"...

Apple to make $38bn one-time tax payment, open new...
January 18, 2018

Apple will open a new campus as part of a five-year, US$30 billion US investment plan and will make about $38bn in one-time tax payments on its overseas cash, one of the"...


January 18, 2018

Omega, the Official Timekeeper of the Olympic Games on 27 occasions since 1932, is introducing the “Seamaster Olympic Games Collection”, which celebrates the brand’s unrivalled timekeeping legacy through five unique watches.

It has been an 86-year commitment that has defined the brand’s precision, innovation and passion, and is set to continue for many years still to come, says Omega.

The 2018 collection represents the different colours of the famous rings of the Olympic"...

January 18, 2018

Passengers in the Gulf can now book special promotional fares with Air France (Oh LaLa) and KLM (Dream Deals) to fly to different destinations across the Air France-KLM global network.

The special fares apply to Economy, Premium Economy and Business Class (Air France) and Economy and Business Class with KLM.

Fly from Riyadh to Madrid starting from SAR1,650 ($439.75), in economy class on Air France or from Dubai to Toronto starting from Dh2,900 ($772.9) either on Air France or KLM.

Passengers booking online can also enroll into the Flying Blue frequent flyer programme.

Passengers travelling"...

January 18, 2018

The International Solar Alliance (ISA) has signed letters of intent for $5 billion worth of financing and the initiation of development of nine solar projects across five countries, a media report said.

The ISA signed the financing commitment by Yes Bank, India's fifth largest private sector bank and leader in renewable energy financing, on Wednesday on the fourth day of the Abu Dhabi Sustainability Week, reported Emirates news agency Wam.

It also announced the signing of nine solar projects across five ISA member countries, including the UAE, Saudi Arabia, Nigeria, India and Spain. The eight companies involved"...

January 18, 2018

UD Trucks, Japanese truck manufacturer and a part of Volvo Group, marked one of its best performing years in the Middle East and East Africa region in 2017, with a 50 per cent sales increase in the Saudi markets and two-fold growth in Bahrain.

A total transport solution provider, UD Trucks is major seller of light-, medium- and heavy-duty trucks as well as special vehicle in the region.

Despite challenging conditions in some markets, the company has achieved significant sales growth across the entire region, with particularly strong results in Saudi Arabia and Bahrain.

UD Trucks’ expanded line now"...

January 18, 2018

Drake & Scull International (DSI), a regional market leader in engineering and construction services, has announced that the foreign ownership limit (FOL) used to calculate its free float weight on the FTSE Russell Index has been increased to 39 per cent following a positive December 2017 review.

The upgrade comes following DSI’s official inclusion in the MSCI GCC Index last month and reflects growing market confidence after the successful completion of the company’s major Recapitalization Programme, said a statement from the Dubai contractor.

DSI’s stock is currently assigned a 39 per cent FOL"...