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2013-08-13 12:24:50

DUBAI, August 13, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- A section of space frame erected at IMG Worlds of Adventure, a themed entertainment facility situated within City of Arabia Dubai once again is witnessing fast track growth with multiple projects at various locations throughout the city, including the newly erected space frame at IMG Worlds of Adventure (IMGWOA), a themed entertainment facility. The facility owned by the Ilyas & Mustafa Galadari...

2012-08-16 14:21:48

WASHINGTON, Aug. 16, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Kingdom of Bahrain's Ambassador to the United States Houda Nonoo hosted an Iftar dinner honoring the work of the Shoulder to Shoulder Campaign - a non-profit, interfaith organization working to end anti-Muslim sentiment in America. During her opening remarks, Ambassador Nonoo highlighted the culture of religious tolerance Bahrain has cultivated. "For Bahrain, religious freedom is not merely an ideal we aspire to; it is the reality we...

2012-08-15 06:25:45

WASHINGTON, Aug. 15, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Emphasizing the role religious freedom plays in the life of Bahrain, the Kingdom's Ambassador to the United States Houda Nonoo, hosted a special interfaith Iftar on Monday at the Embassy in Washington. Guests included members of Washington, D.C.'s academic, political, NGO, and business sectors, as well as individuals from various religious communities. The dinner was preceded by a panel discussion featuring His Eminence Theodore Cardinal...

2012-08-13 06:21:15

UTRECHT, the Netherlands and JEDDAH, Saudi Arabia, August 13, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Stork Technical Services and Saudi Industrial Services Co. (SISCO) are pleased to announce that on Monday 25th June 2012, an agreement to establish a limited liability company has been signed. The new company will offer specialized technical services with world class and high quality services to the oil & gas, petrochemical, energy and water desalination sectors. The agreement was made...

2012-08-07 14:21:00

Roman Catholic Church to Relocate Regional Headquarters from Kuwait to Bahrain MANAMA, Bahrain, Aug. 7, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Bahrain will take over from Kuwait as the headquarters of the Vicariate of Northern Arabia for the Roman Catholic Church. Bishop Camillo Ballin will continue to lead the Vicariate. After thoughtful consideration and the completion of a new Roman Catholic Church in the Kingdom, Bahrain will host Vicariate as a testament to the Kingdom's religious and...

2012-08-01 10:24:37

Bahrain's Ambassador to the United States demonstrates the government's progress implementing the recommendations of the Bahrain Independent Commission of Inquiry Report in a statement to the Tom Lantos Human Rights Commission. WASHINGTON, Aug. 1, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- In a written statement to the Tom Lantos Human Rights Commission today, Bahrain's Ambassador to the United States Houda Nonoo enumerated the steps taken by the Bahraini government to fulfill the...

2012-07-31 10:25:25

WASHINGTON, July 31, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Interior Minister Prince Ahmed bin Abdulaziz announced this week that Saudi Arabia will begin enforcing the royal decree banning smoking in public places effective immediately. Under the official order, smoking, including shisha (waterpipe), is banned in all government facilities and most commercial areas, including restaurants, supermarkets, and shopping malls. The order also prohibits the sale of tobacco to those under the age of...

2012-07-29 22:20:33

DUBAI, UAE, July 30, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- A 2012 survey conducted by Gulf Business shows CEO's from the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia (KSA) top the money list with an average annual salary of 1.550 million Emirati dirhams (US$422,280; US$35,190 p/m). The Gulf Business survey ranked the GCC CEO's as follows; Kingdom of Saudi Arabia, Qatar, United Arab Emirates, Kuwait, Oman and finally Bahrain and is based on CEO's who are responsible for sales of more than $50 million. The survey...

2012-07-25 06:23:52

MANAMA, Bahrain, July 25, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Bahrain's first operational sugar refinery will become operational in early 2013 according to International Investment Bank (IIB). A leading Islamic lender in Bahrain, IIB is also a 22% shareholder in the $99 million project. IIB's CEO Aabed Al-Zeera told Al Wasat newspaper in a statement that the plant will generate 585,000 metric tons of refined sugar per year. Negotiations with potential buyers from neighboring countries are...

2012-07-22 23:01:11

WebTeb announces partnership with MSN Arabia to include WebTeb's unique and comprehensive health content and launches a Ramadan section to help hundreds of millions with health and lifestyle issues during the holy month. Amman, Jordan and Cairo, Egypt (PRWEB) July 22, 2012 WebTeb.com announced today a partnership with MSN Arabia, to include WebTeb.com articles on the MSN Arabia site. WebTeb.com is a platform that provides health information to Arabic speaking individuals and families,...