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  1. Oman ranks 14th in latest Islamic growth market indexRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Mar 3 | Times of Oman

    Among the Gulf Cooperation Council economies led by UAE are also on the top 10 list. Photo: Bloomberg file Muscat: Oman was ranked 14th in the 2015 Islamic Growth Markets Investment Index which ranks countries investment potential relatively within the Organisation of Islamic Cooperation member country grouping, said a report.


  2. American Express launches new Platinum Credit Card which helps travellers go furtherRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Mar 2 | Al Bawaba

    Savvy travellers in the UAE can now benefit from the new American Express Platinum Credit Card, an AED denominated credit card launched today by American Express Middle East. With travel being a top spending priority for UAE residents, the new Card offers market leading rewards which will help travellers go even further.


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    Sunday Mar 1 | Al Bawaba

    Following the expansion of its ZOOM convenience store to Saudi Arabia, Emirates National Oil Company has further strengthened the footprint of its retail business in the GCC region with the recent opening of the first ZOOM in Bahrain. ENOC Retail partnered with Bukhowa Investments Holding Company to open the first ZOOM, a distinctive convenience store concept, in Juffair.


  4. Sailing: EFG Bank retain Sailing Arabia - The Tour crownRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Mar 1 | Times of Oman

    Manama: Zain Sailing Team , headed by seasoned Tour competitor CA dric Pouligny, won the final leg of the Oman Sail-organised EFG Sailing Arabia - The Tour 2015. Even more commendable is the fact that the crew consists of enthusiastic novices, formed mainly from employees of Zain - one of the Middle East's leading mobile telecoms operators.


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    Sunday Mar 1 | Al Bawaba

    HE Sheikh Khalid Bin Abdulla Al-Khalifa, Deputy Prime Minister of the Kingdom of Bahrain, will officially inaugurate the Kingdom's newest and most prestigious hospitality address - Four Seasons Hotel Bahrain Bay - at an exclusive ribbon-cutting ceremony to be held tonight, 1st March 2015. His Excellency will be the guest of honor at the evening ceremony, which will be hosted jointly by Christian Clerc, Senior Vice President, Hotel Operations, Europe, Middle East and Africa and Greg Pirkle , General Manager, Four Seasons Hotel Bahrain Bay, in the company of official dignitaries and leading members of the local business and media community.


  6. Iran confirms initiating direct flights to YemenRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 3, 2015 | Trend

    An Iranian source has confirmed that the Islamic Republic has signed an agreement with Shiite rebels- Ansarullah- who control Yemen's capital to set up direct flights between the two countries. The agreement was signed after a Yemeni delegation's visit to Tehran last week, an Iranian source said, the country's ISNA news agency reported March 1. The first flight carrying humanitarian supplies and medical assistance to Yemen has been initiated from Tehran to Sanaa on March 1, the source said.


  7. Yemen, Iran sign agreement to open direct flight routesRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Feb 28 | The Republic

    Shiite rebels who control Yemen's capital have signed an agreement with Iranian authorities in Tehran to set up direct flights between the two countries, the nation's official news agency reported Saturday. The SABA news agency, controlled by the Shiite rebels known as Houthis, says the memorandum of understanding between aviation officials from the two countries calls for 14 flights per week from each side.


  8. Yemen, Iran sign agreement to open direct flight...Read the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Feb 28 | The San Diego Union-Tribune

    A Houthi Shiite rebel with Yemen's flag painted on his face chants slogans during a rally to show support for leader of rebels, Abdel-Malik al-Houthi in Sanaa, Yemen, Friday, Feb. 27, 2015. Yemen's Shiite rebel leader lashed out at Saudi Arabia on Thursday, accusing it of seeking to split the country following his group's power grab, as a U.N. envoy met the embattled Yemeni president who has fled the capital, Sanaa.


  9. Saudi travel and tourism companies rolls out attractive summer...Read the original story

    Thursday Feb 26 | Release News

    February 26, 2015 - In preparation for the coming summer vacation season, tourism and travel companies in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia have already started to roll out their latest line of attractive travel packages to favorite tourism destinations like the United States , Europe, Africa and even across nearby GCC countries. Looking to address the demand for travel requests from its existing inbound client base, the Elaf Group of Companies has already announced their wide range of unique travel packages to these choice destinations-not only promoting these offerings to its existing client database but to potential new clients as well.


  10. Living vicariously through Qatar? Bahrain plans mega projects for World CupRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Feb 26 | Al Bawaba

    This high-speed line could mean that it would take as little as 35 minutes to reach Doha from Bahrain, with plans to double the line so that it can also accommodate goods traffic by 2027. Plans for the multi-million dinar development of Bahrain's east coast are being drawn up with one eye on the Fifa World Cup due to take place in Qatar in 2022, a report said.


  11. Three PBA International World Bowling Tour Events on Tap for PBA StarsRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Feb 25 | Bowlers Journal Intl.

    PBA stars from around the world are heading east for a three-tournament PBA International-World Bowling Tour series, beginning with the H.H. Emir Cup, which is underway at Qatar Bowling Centre in Doha, Qatar, and ends Friday. The Qatar event will be followed by the Kingdom of Bahrain Open at Ozone Entertainment Centre in Manama, Bahrain, March 2-7, and the Brunswick Euro Challenge at Dream Bowl Palace in Munich, Germany, March 14-22.


  12. Bahrain offers lower foreign investment requirementsRead the original story

    Tuesday Feb 24 | PR Log

    PRLog - Feb. 24, 2015 - Bahrain business setups have attracted many foreign entrepreneurs in the past decades for its open foreign policies that often differ from its Middle Eastern neighbours. The incorporation will be easier than in Qatar, for example, with the following minimal requirements: A High starting capital of up to US$133,000, which is usual to Middle Eastern LLCs; A Favorable government policies, protecting investors of any nationality; A No travel required for incorporation.


  13. France deploys aircraft carrier in Gulf for IS fightRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Feb 23 | The Peninsula

    Manama--France deployed an aircraft carrier in the Gulf on Monday as part of the US-led military campaign against the Islamic State jihadist group in Iraq, a defence ministry official said The integration of the Charles de Gaulle in the operation... begins this morning," a member of Defence Minister Jean-Yves Le Drian's staff told AFP as his entourage made its way to the carrier The first Rafale fighter jet took off in the morning from the Charles de Gaulle as it sailed about 200 kilometres off the coast north of Bahrain in the direction of Iraq The Charles de Gaulle left its base in Toulon on January 13 for a five-month mission that will include several weeks in the Gulf working alongside the USS Carl Vinson as part of the coalition launched after IS seized swathes of Syria and Iraq last year The French carrier is then to travel to India, where it is due to take part in exercises in ... (more)


  14. Gulf Air officially opens its new sales office in MuscatRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Feb 21 | Times of Oman

    Muscat: Gulf Air, the national carrier of the Kingdom of Bahrain, officially opened its new sales office in Muscat on Thursday. Under the patronage of the Ambassador of the Kingdom of Bahrain to the Sultanate of Oman Mohammed Saleh Al Shaikh Ali, the new office was inaugurated in the presence of Hamad bin Ali Mohammed Al Abri Director General of Air Transportation at Oman Civil Aviation Authority, Gulf Air Senior Manager Sales Ahmed Al Matrook, Gulf Air Country Manager for Oman, Ahmed Ramadhan, Hormaz J. Muncherjee, General Manager of Sama Travel & Services International, travel agents and local media representatives.


  15. Building Cultural Bridges to Develop a New Generation of LeadersRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Feb 19 | Knowledge@Wharton

    Eleven educators from the U.S. recently spent a week in Qatar and Bahrain assimilating the region's ethos and culture and dispelling some myths and stereotypes. Their itinerary included schools, universities, businesses, science and cultural centers, and interactions with students, educators and people across the public and private sectors.


  16. Stephen John Daniel has been appointed assistant general manager at The Domain Bahrain in ManamaRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Feb 17 | Hospitality Net

    With a clear passion for hospitality, Daniel has been part of the ever-evolving industry since 1987. In 1993, he moved to Bahrain and worked at Holiday Inn, now known as Crowne Plaza Hotel, in the housekeeping department as a room boy.


  17. Al Khobar Marriott Hotel and Marriott Executive Apartments Al Khobar to Open 2018 in Saudi ArabiaRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Feb 17 | Hotel News Resource

    Due to be completed in 2018, the Al Khobar Marriott Hotel will comprise of a total of 200 rooms. The 80-unit Marriott Executive Apartments in the vicinity is also due to be completed at the same time.


  18. Fairmont to Develop 215-room Luxury Resort in BahrainRead the original story

    Monday Feb 16 | Hotel News Resource

    Fairmont Hotels & Resort and Bahrain Real Estate Investment, a wholly owned subsidiary of Bahrain Mumtalakat Holding Company last week announced the development of a new 215-room luxury resort in Bahrain. Fairmont Hotels & Resort and Bahrain Real Estate Investment, a wholly owned subsidiary of Bahrain Mumtalakat Holding Company last week announced the development of a new 215-room luxury resort in Bahrain.


  19. Trends Behind the Declining Saudi Arabia Construction Industry:...Read the original story w/Photo

    Monday Feb 16 | PRWeb has added a new research report on key Saudi Arabian construction trends and opportunities through 2017. Explore all construction market research reports at This report includes a valuable statistical profile of the construction market in Saudi Arabia.


  20. Ali Bin Sultan & Brothers Group to Fuel Growth in Al Khobar With Two...Read the original story

    Thursday Feb 12 | PressReleasePoint

    Al Khobar, Saudi Arabia, 12 February 2015: Marriott International, Inc. today announced that it will introduce two new properties including its first-ever full service hotel in Al Khobar. The announcement of two properties, Al Khobar Marriott Hotel and Marriott Executive Apartments Al Khobar, was made following a recent signing agreement with Ali Bin Sultan & Brothers Group Holding Co.