Gulf-Middle East News

Last updated: Friday, April 20, 2018 11:18:03 PM

Umpiring review system will improve cricket: ICC
Dubai, June 17 (IANS) The International Cricket Council (ICC) said Tuesday that the trial run of the umpire's decision review system during the upcoming India-Sri Lanka Test series is an effort to improve the game at the international level.

Tuesday, June 17, 2008 8:14:48 PM

Ahmadinejad calls for new strategies for OPEC
Isfahan (Iran), June 17 (IANS) Iranian President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad Tuesday called for new strategies and programmes for the Organization of Petroleum Exporting Countries (OPEC) in order to face the current economic challenges, official IRNA news agency reported.

Tuesday, June 17, 2008 8:13:33 PM

US embassy in Abu Dhabi warns its nationals of terror threat
Abu Dhabi, June 17 (DPA) The US embassy in the United Arab Emirates (UAE) warned its nationals Tuesday of potential terror threats in the region ahead of the July 4 celebrations.

Tuesday, June 17, 2008 8:12:16 PM

Burj Dubai to be taller than originally planned
Dubai, June 17 (IANS) The United Arab Emirates (UAE)-based real estate giant Emaar Properties has announced that the final height of its skyscraper Burj Dubai, set to become the world's tallest building, will be more than what was originally envisaged.

Tuesday, June 17, 2008 7:24:22 PM

Few Middle East family businesses plan to go public
Dubai, June 17 (IANS) Only 20 percent of the family businesses in the Middle East are planning to go public, according to a new survey.

Tuesday, June 17, 2008 7:13:46 PM

INX Media to launch entertainment channels in Gulf
Dubai, June 17 (IANS) The Indian television group INX Media has tied up with a Dubai-based media consultancy firm to launch two of its channels in the Gulf and the Middle East.

Tuesday, June 17, 2008 6:45:28 PM

Al Qaeda suspects, policemen, TV presenter killed in Iraq
Baghdad, June 17 (DPA) The US military said Tuesday it killed four suspected members of the Al Qaeda in Iraq group and detained 10 in operations against the network in northern Iraq while a suicide bomber killed four tribal policemen north of Baghdad and gunmen killed a television presenter in Mosul.

Tuesday, June 17, 2008 6:05:09 PM

Bahrain to set up independent human rights body
Dubai, June 17 (IANS) Bahrain is going to set up a human rights body, which will be an independent entity overseeing human rights practices in that Gulf nation.

Tuesday, June 17, 2008 4:52:58 PM

Haj quota for India fixed at 160,491
Dubai, June 17 (IANS) The Haj quota for India this year has been fixed at 160,491, the Indian embassy in Saudi Arabia said Tuesday.

Tuesday, June 17, 2008 4:52:20 PM

India-Sharjah trade touches $2 billion in 2007
Dubai, June 17 (IANS) India has emerged as the top trade partner of the emirate of Sharjah in the United Arab Emirates (UAE) with bilateral trade valued at 7.3 billion dirhams ($2 billion) in 2007.

Tuesday, June 17, 2008 4:34:41 PM

News Gulf-Middle East Articles Index


This Week's Most Discussed

This Week's Most Emailed News

Feature Coming Soon..

Art - Culture Business Diaspora
Education Health Politics
Religion Sports Sci-Tech


Asia America Australia
Africa Europe Gulf-Middle East
Pakistan Nepal Bhutan
Sri Lanka Bangladesh Maldives

Disclaimer: All Logos and Pictures of various Channels, Shows, Artistes, Media Houses, Companies, Brands etc. belong to their respective owners, and are used to merely visually identify the Channels, Shows, Companies, Brands, etc. to the viewer. Incase of any issue please contact the webmaster.