QRC marks International Volunteer Day
(MENAFN - Gulf Times) Qatar Red Crescent (QRC) has marked International Volunteer Day (IVD), observed annually on December 5 by the United Nations and 189 National Societies worldw...
Prince Harry is feted at banquet on first evening in Muscat
The feast, which was put on in Harry's honour by the Omani royal family, took place in the lavish Ritz-Carlton Al Bustan Palace Hotel in Muscat. Delicacies on the menu included Omani-style fish.
Africa's tallest skyscraper slated for construction in 2015
In June 2015, Dubai-based Middle East Development plans to begin work on a new skyscraper that will be the tallest in Africa. Based in Casablanca, Morocco, the mixed-use tower will rise to a height of 540 m (1,771 ft), easily dwarfing all other buildings on the continent. .. Continue Reading Africa's tallest skyscraper slated for construction in 2015 Section: Architecture Tags: Africa ...
Arab Strategy Forum set to open in Dubai
Meeting seeks to foster better understanding of major political and financial issues in the Arab world and beyond
Municipal Council members demand more powers, financial independence
(MENAFN - Muscat Daily) Representatives from various wilayats in the Municipal Council have asked for more powers a more clearly defined role and greater financial independence.&nb...
Tourism industry targeting 4 per cent Omanisation by next year: H E Maitha
(MENAFN - Muscat Daily) Oman is aiming to increase the percentage of national workforce in the tourism industry by next year said H E Maitha al Mahrouqi Undersecretary in the Minis...
AP sources: Obama broadens mission in Afghanistan
FILE - In this Saturday, Sept. 10, 2011, file photo, U.S. Army Pfc. Garrick Carlton, center, of Sacramento, Calif., hikes past burning rubbish to man a hilltop observation post along with fellow Pfc. Michael Tompkins, of Wadsworth, Ohio, left, and Pfc. Austin D'Amica, of San Diego, at Combat Outpost Monti in Kunar province, Afghanistan.
Dubai To Host Global Conference On The Future Of Borders
Under the patronage of His Highness Sheikh Ahmed bin Saeed Al Maktoum, President of Dubai Civil Aviation Authority (DCAA), Chairman of Dubai Airports and Chairman and Chief Executive of Emirates Airline and Group, Dubai will host an international conference on the Future of Borders from 11th to 12th March 2015 at the Ritz Carlton Hotel, Dubai International Financial Centre. [Wired by ...
Fighting IS a 'Third World War'
Baghdad, Dec 8 (IANS) Iraq's foreign minister has described the global fight against the Islamic State (IS) radical group as a 'Third World War'.
Scientific exchange urged at meeting on hormonal steroids
The 16th International Congress on Hormonal Steroids and Hormones & Cancer ICHS&HC 2014 opened at the Ritz Carlton on Tuesday.