|Dec 20 2013||Tensions in Tangiers after migrants die in police raids ,AFP|
(MENAFN - AFP) In the poor Tangiers suburb of Boukhalef, cramped apartment blocks house hundreds of sub-Saharan migrants dreaming of reaching Europe, but tragedy has turned it into a flashpoint for ...|
|Dec 20 2013||United Arab Shipping Company to finance USD1,7 m debt ,MENAFN|
|(MENAFN) United Arab Shipping Company (UASC) has closed a USD1,251 million multi-tranche syndicated loan facility to finance a twenty-foot equivalent unit container ships and 5 x 18,000 TEU container ...|
|Dec 20 2013||Egypt's surplus stands at USD757 m in Q3 ,MENAFN|
|(MENAFN) Egypt's account has shown a surplus in the current year's first three months after the billion-dollar loans from Gulf states, according to Arab News.
The current account's surplus ...|
|Dec 20 2013||Saudi fiscal budget to exceed USD61 b in 2013 ,MENAFN|
|(MENAFN) Welfare projects in Saudi Arabia are expected to boost the fiscal budget, according to experts, Arab News reported.
Economists say the budget surplus is expected to reach more than ...|
|Dec 20 2013||Dubai's Flora invests USD204 m in new projects ,MENAFN|
|(MENAFN) Dubai-based Flora Hospitality plans USD 204Ù«17 million worth expansion projects in the city over the following two years, according to the National AE.
The projects will include building ...|
|Dec 20 2013||Yemen transition stalls amid growing unrest, poverty ,AFP|
(MENAFN - AFP) Two years after Yemen's long-ruling leader stepped down in the face of Arab Spring protests, the political transition has stalled and Al-Qaeda has stepped up attacks across the ...|
|Dec 19 2013||New ecommerce platform targets UAEs AED1.6 billion
stationary and office supplies market
|(MENAFN Press) Stationery.ae, an online shopping platform that aims to sell more than 50,000 stationary items to a UAE market valued at AED1.6 billion, has won the inaugural Pitch for Investment ...|
|Dec 19 2013||New Senior VP for Safety and Flight Operations ,MENAFN Press|
|(MENAFN Press) The International Air Transport Association (IATA) announces the appointment of Kevin Hiatt as Senior Vice President, Safety and Flight Operations. Hiatt will join IATA on 17 February ...|
|Dec 19 2013||Record Breaking Numbers Flock to Dubai Christmas Festival to Meet Santa as the Snow Falls in the Desert ,MENAFN Press|
|(MENAFN Press) The organisers of Dubai Christmas Festival have revealed that a record number of visitors descended upon the city's biggest festive celebration this month â€“27,241 people came through ...|
|Dec 19 2013||Horyou, a New Internet Philosophy Is on its Way ,MENAFN Press|
|(MENAFN Press) The new social network launches its international public beta platform.
Horyou.com, the action-oriented social network for the common good announces its international public beta ...|
|Dec 19 2013||AMG Performance Tour 2013 Power, thrill and speed with the best of Mercedes-AMG at YAS Marina Circuit ,MENAFN Press|
|(MENAFN Press) With a combined 14,904 horsepower and 19,165 Newton metres of torque, 2013's AMG Performance Tour kicked off with a blast as the most impressive line-up of Mercedes-AMG vehicles to ...|
|Dec 19 2013||Royal Jordanian holds annual conference in the presence of former CEOs ,MENAFN Press|
|(MENAFN Press) Royal Jordanian held its annual Commercial Affairs Conference between December 16 and 17, 2013, in the presence of Chairman of the RJ Board of Directors Nasser Lozi and RJ ...|
|Dec 19 2013||Cote dIvoire to Expand HIV Treatment ,MENAFN Press|
|(MENAFN Press) Efforts are underway in Cote d'Ivoire to strengthen HIV services so that by 2016 nearly all HIV-positive women can receive treatment to prevent transmission of the virus to their ...|
|Dec 19 2013||Etihad Airways Appoints New General Manager for Kenya Operation ,MENAFN Press|
|(MENAFN Press) As part of its growing commitment to the African market, Etihad Airways, the national airline of the United Arab Emirates has appointed Joan Mwaniki as its new General Manager based in ...|
|Dec 19 2013||DEWA rolls out Relax campaign highlighting 17 methods of payment ,MENAFN Press|
|(MENAFN Press) Dubai Electricity and Water Authority (DEWA) has rolled out a prolific campaign under the motto 'Relax,' to highlight the 17 different, immediate, and convenient methods of payment ...|
|Dec 19 2013||First pet hotel in Dubai to launch in 2014 ,MENAFN|
|(MENAFN) Dubai Municipality said that the first hotel for dogs and cats in the emirate is set to open next year, Arabian Business reported.
The USD14.7 million project will include a Birds and ...|
|Dec 19 2013||Dubai's Abraaj plans more investments in Turkey ,MENAFN|
|(MENAFN) Dubai's Abraaj Group announced its plans to further invest in Turkey in 2014 following its recent acquisition of Turkish dairy maker Yorsan Gida Mamulleri, Arabian Business reported.
|Dec 19 2013||Etisalat completes first phase of IT project ,MENAFN|
|(MENAFN) Etisalat said that it completed the first phase of its major business transformation project, Khaleej Times reported.
The project aims to simplify business processes and deploy a ...|
|Dec 19 2013||Returns from Sukuk to hit 3 percent in 2014 ,MENAFN|
|(MENAFN) Sukuk debt in the Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC) is expected to gain an average of three percent next year, Khaleej Times reported.
Chief investment officer at Asset Management Group said ...|
|Dec 19 2013||Halal food industry spreading ,MENAFN|
|(MENAFN) Exhibitors at the second OIC Halal Middle East Exhibition and Congress said that the halal food industry is increasingly spreading in markets around the world, Khaleej Times ...|