Tag archive for ‘United Arab Emirates’
Jewish Business News On Tuesday, May 16th, 2017

Persian Gulf States: Better Relations With Israel in Return for Restart the Middle East Peace Process

    Persian Gulf states offered to take concrete steps to improve relations with Israel if Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu moves to restart the Middle East peace process by halting construction in the More...

News On Friday, September 18th, 2015

Marriott Set to Open First Edition Hotel in Dubai in 2018

  Marriott International, together with Ian Schrager and Dubai Properties, has announced plans for a second Edition hotel in the UAE. Scheduled to open in Dubai in 2018, the new hotel will follow the More...

The Hollywood Reporter On Thursday, June 4th, 2015

Middle East Film Festivals Decline

– Less than five years ago, three major film festivals in the Middle East took place and each lured Hollywood stars eager to court the rapidly developing region. But now two are gone, and another has been More...

Niva Goldberg On Wednesday, March 11th, 2015

Saudi Arabia Has Become the World’s Biggest Arms Importer

According to IHS Jane’s, Saudi Arabia has displaced India as the world’s biggest importer of defense equipment. Saudi arms imports increased 54 percent between 2013 and 2014, reaching $6.46 billion. More...

Jewish Business News On Saturday, January 3rd, 2015

For Our Arab Viewers: Watch Ridley Scott’s Banned Film ‘Exodus: Gods and Kings’ Online

To date, the governments of Egypt, Morocco, and the United Arab Emirates, have banned Ridley Scott’s film “Exodus: Gods and Kings.” And while some have found the work offensive because it More...

Jewish Business News On Tuesday, December 30th, 2014

Jews Are Welcome to Obtain Work Visas in Saudi Arabia: Report

Following the Jewish faith is not an obstacle for foreigners wishing to obtain an employment visa in Saudi Arabia, according to the website of the Saudi ministry of labor, which added Judaism to the ten religions More...

Reuters On Tuesday, December 9th, 2014

Dubai’s World Record Beating Skyscraper Now in Google Street View

– Armchair travelers can visit the world’s tallest skyscraper and inspect one of the largest shopping malls with the addition of Dubai to Google Street View, Google said on Tuesday. The online pictorial More...

Reuters On Tuesday, December 2nd, 2014

Islamic Banks Grow but May Miss Out on Global Footprint: Study

– Islamic banking is growing faster than its conventional counterpart but is focused in a few core markets and risks missing an opportunity to build a global footprint, the EY consultancy said in a report More...

Reuters On Monday, November 17th, 2014

Islamists Outraged by United Arab Emirates Designating Them as Terrorists

A group of Islamist scholars led by an influential Qatar-based cleric expressed “astonishment” Monday that their organization had being designated a terrorist group by the United Arab Emirates (UAE). The More...

Lily Bethlehem On Monday, October 13th, 2014

Kerry Still Chasing Middle East Peace, but Remains Shorter on Specifics

U.S. Secretary of State declared that peace was possible in between Israel and the Palestinians, even after the harsh conflict in Gaza this summer, Reuters reports, although no specifics were given. Peace More...

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