Monday 23 October 2017

54 Egyptian policemen killed in raid on terrorist hideout

At least 54 policemen, including 20 officers and 34 conscripts, were killed when a raid on a militant hideout southwest of Cairo escalated into an all-out firefight, authorities said on Saturday, in one of the single deadliest attacks by militants against Egyptian security forces in recent year


Abu Dhabi to issue new permanent vehicle registration card

Abu Dhabi Police will start issuing permanent registration card for vehicles from December 1.   ''The new card will be issued without an expiry date. The expiry date will only be available on the traffic and licensing system to be used for renewal which


Gibraltar wins key barrier contracts in Saudi Arabia

Gibraltar, a leading manufacturer of anti-ram vehicle barriers used across the globe, has announced that it has received awards for multiple international projects, including from Saudi Arabia.   Gibraltar anti-vehicle barriers were selected for use on the Tuham


UAE Cabinet reshuffled; new ministries, ministers

The UAE's cabinet was reshuffled today by His Highness Shaikh Mohammed Bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Vice-President and Prime Minister of the UAE and Ruler of Dubai, adding some young ministers and ministries.   Announcing the minitry changes, Shaikh Mohammed tweet


Doha readies for first event security conference

Qatar’s Supreme Committee for Delivery and Legacy is organising the First Major Event Safety and Security Conference, in collaboration with Interpol, which will be hosted by Doha on November 7 and 8 at the St Regis Doha Hotel. It aims to develop security measures and precau


Turkey to supply 50,000T tomatoes to Russia

Four Turkish producers have obtained permission on tomatoes supplies to Russia in the amount of 50,000 tonnes, Russia’s Energy Minister and co-head of the Russia-Turkish intergovernmental commission was quoted in a media report. Respective regulatory changes are being prepa


180 nations gather in Dubai to discover Expo 2020 plans

Hundreds of delegates from across the globe have gathered in Dubai to hear about the plans and progress of Expo 2020 Dubai and to help shape the first World Expo in the Middle East, Africa and South Asia (MEASA) region.   More than 500 representatives from almos


New Abu Dhabi initiative to drive cleantech entrepreneurship

The Climate Innovation Exchange (CLIX), an Abu Dhabi-based global marketplace that connects capital with new innovative concepts, has been officially announced to forge partnerships between entrepreneurs and investors.    The initiative aims to drive sustai


Jeddah to host Super Series Cruiserweight Final

The World Boxing Super Series Cruiserweight Final will be held in Jeddah, Saudi Arabia, in May 2018 following an agreement signed in London between World Boxing Super Series organiser and owner Comosa AG and the General Sports Authority of Saudi Arabia.   


Top global investment leaders to attend Saudi event

Saudi Arabia’s Public Investment Fund (PIF), one of the world’s leading sovereign wealth funds, announced today that top speakers from the investment world had confirmed their attendance at the invitation-only Future Investment Initiative (FII), to be held in Riyadh from October 2

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