Qadsia, Kuwait teams reach His Highness Amir's football Cup final

KUWAIT- Qadsia and Kuwait football teams qualified for the  His Highness  Amir Cup final, to be held next Tuesday, after beating Al-Arabi and Al-Jahra clubs respectively in the second leg on Sunday(May 4th). Qadsia beat Al-Arabi 2-0 in a penalty shoot-out. Both the home and away matches ended scoreless. Qadsia’s ‘man-of-the-match’ goalie Nawaf Al-Khaledi, managed […]

IAEA inspectors arrive in Iran

IAEA inspectors arrive in Iran

TEHRAN – A three-member delegation of the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) arrived in Iran on Sunday night(May 4th) in line with a seven-point agreement reached earlier between Tehran and the Agency.  The delegation is headed by senior IAEA expert Massimo Aparo. The senior IAEA inspectors will hold a meeting with Iranian officials at the Atomic Energy […]

Saudi Minister to open Asian Media Summit on Monday

Saudi Minister to open Asian Media Summit  on Monday

  JEDDAH- Dr. Abdulaziz bin Mohieddin Khoja, Minister of Culture and Information, will open 11th Asian Media Summit (AMS) under the theme “Media and Diversity: Enriching Radio and TV”  tomorrow(May 6th,2014). In a statement to Saudi Press Agency (SPA), Dr. Reyad Najm, President of the Saudi General Commission for Audiovisual Media (GCA), expressed thanks to […]

Intercultural conference opens in Manama

Intercultural conference opens in Manama

MANAMA- An international intercultural conference kicked off  on Monday(May 5th) focusing on tolerance, religious and cultural diversity and peaceful coexistence.The three-day Dialogue between Civilizations and Cultures Conference has attracted over 150 religious and cultural figures from several world countries. In a keynote speech during the gathering, Grand Imam of Al-Azhar Dr. Ahmed Al-Tayyib said Islam […]

Interest in Automechanika Dubai widespread in Central and South Asian markets

Interest in Automechanika Dubai widespread in Central and South Asian markets

DUBAI- Automechanika Dubai’s footprint as the leading trade and networking event for the automotive aftermarket in the region now extends to countries in the wider Middle East, Central and South Asia as well as African markets. Organiser Epoc Messe Frankfurt, reported widespread interest in Automechanika Dubai 2014 from countries as varied as Pakistan and Bahrain, […]

Etihad Airways’s stand displays world-leading innovation at ATM

Etihad Airways’s stand displays world-leading innovation at ATM

DUBAI- In Dubai at the Arabian Travel Market today(May 5th), Etihad Airways, the national airline of the United Arab Emirates, publicly showcased the latest developments in air travel with its new innovative, premium cabins aboard the airline’s Airbus A380 and Boeing B787 Dreamliner aircraft. While each of ground-breaking new cabins were on display at Etihad […]

Etisalat highlights new digital opportunities and challenges

Etisalat highlights new digital opportunities and challenges

DUBAI- Etisalat today(May 5th) urged companies to adapt to challenges and reap the benefits from opportunities in the Digital Transformation of their business at  Etisalat’s Digital Connect 2014. The annual event is a platform for leading enterprises to engage and interact to learn more about how digitalization is invading the business environment. Abdulla Hashim, Senior […]

EIAST and CNES looking into mutual cooperation opportunities in technical and scientific research

EIAST and CNES looking into mutual cooperation opportunities in technical and scientific research

UAE- The Emirates Institution for Advanced Science and Technology (EIAST) has discussed prospects of mutual cooperation in the area of scientific researches and space projects with Centre National d’Etudes Spatiales (CNES), the National Centre for Space Studies, during a recent visit to CNES headquarters in Paris, France. The high-level delegation were briefed on the latest developments […]

Drag racers set to battle in a thrilling season finale

Drag racers set to battle in a thrilling season finale

BIC, Sakhir– Races will be won and champions crowned at the fifth and final round of the 2013/2014 Bahrain Drag Racing Championship, to be held this week at Bahrain International Circuit (BIC) in Sakhir. Up to three drivers in each of the 13 highly competitive categories are still in the running to claim their respective […]