Ansarullah Fires Ballistic Missiles, Drones at Abu Dhabi and Dubai as Israeli President Visits UAE
Yemen's Ansarullah group said on Monday it had fired a number of ballistic missiles at Abu Dhabi, capital of the United Arab Emirates, and had also fired several drones at Dubai, the regional business hub.
Dubai Princess Wins 554 million pounds from Sheikh in UK Settlement
Dubai's ruler, Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid al-Maktoum, has been ordered by the High Court in London to provide a British record of more than 554 million pounds ($733 million) to settle a custody battle with his ex-wife over their two children.
Bahrain to Open Consulate in Dubai
The Cabinet approved 7 ministerial memorandums during its weekly meeting on Monday (March 1, 2021) which was chaired by the Salman bin Hamad Al Khalifa, the Crown Prince and Prime Minister.
Bahrain Suspends all Flights from Dubai, Sharjah for 48 hours
The Civil Aviation Affairs (CAA) in the Kingdom of Bahrain has announced the suspension of all flights arriving from Dubai International Airport and Sharjah International Airport for a period of 48 hours, effective immediately.
DP World Chairman Says Djibouti dispute Hurt Company's Ability to Borrow
Global ports operator DP World has struggled to borrow from banks to finance new investments since a port it partially owns in Djibouti was seized by the government there in 2018, its chairman said on Monday.
Two Flights Diverted from Dubai due to Suspected Drones
Two flights were diverted from Dubai International Airport on Sunday due to suspected drone activity, the hub's operator said, at least the second disruption of its kind there this year.
3.4 Million BD Bid for Constructing Pavilion for Bahrain in World Expo 2020 in Dubai
The Bahrain Authority of Culture and Antiquities (BACA) proposed a tender to construct the Pavilion for the Kingdom of Bahrain for the World Expo 2020 in Dubai. Two bids were proposed, the lowest of them was 3.4 million dinars, and the highest was approximately 5 million dinars.
UAE Approves 13 Sectors Eligible for up to 100% Foreign Ownership: State News
The United Arab Emirates will allow up to 100% foreign ownership of some companies operating in 13 sectors, including manufacturing, agriculture, and renewable energy, state news agency WAM reported on Tuesday.
MBC Wins F1 Broadcast Exclusive Rights for MENA Region
Dubai-based MBC Group has announced that it acquired the rights to broadcast the FIA Formula One races in the Middle East and North Africa region. The broadcaster will offer F1 racing free-to-air under the deal which gives MBC five-year exclusive rights to show all 21 races.
Number of Bahrainis in Tourism Sector Drops from 57% to Only 16%
The number of Bahrainis working in the tourism sector has dropped from 57% of the total number of employees in the sector to only 16% at the moment, said Vice Chairman of the Tourism and Hospitality Committee at the Bahrain Chamber of Commerce and Industry Ibrahim Al-Kooheji.
Kuwait Asks Dubai to Release Funds Frozen in Money Laundering Probe
Kuwait’s prosecutors have asked Dubai to release $500 million (£385.2 million) in funds belonging to a Kuwaiti private equity fund that were frozen as part of a money laundering investigation, according to a letter seen by Reuters.
Dubai-Owned DP World Considering Logistics Facility in Ethiopia: State News Agency
DP World is considering setting up a logistics facility in landlocked Ethiopia to handle goods from a port it is developing in the semi-autonomous region of Somaliland.
Mohammad bin Rashid Al Maktoum Rejected Iraqi Mediation to Stop Execution of 3 Bahrainis
Information reported that communications between Iraqi political figures and Emirati Prime Minister and Emir of Dubai took place (Saturday January 14, 2017), in a bid to make Bahrain halt the execution of 3 Bahraini political detainees.