Latest Persian Gulf states Stories

2008-09-29 06:00:26

Oman to invest USD 5 billion in domestic steel industry in 2008 Danube to leverage booming market by investing AED 50 million in a new steel facility in Oman The Sultanate of Oman is aiming to become one of the Gulf region's top iron and steel producer, with plans to invest USD 5 billion to boost productivity and construct new facilities as part of the government's efforts to broaden the base of its economy for the coming years.

2008-09-24 15:00:56

Text of report in English by Iranian official government news agency IRNA website Tehran, 24 Sept: The issue of gas deal between the Islamic Republic, Oman and Pakistan will be pursued next week in Tehran.

2008-09-19 12:00:35

Text of report in English by Kuwaiti government-owned news agency Kuna website By Mubarak al-Hajeri Kuwait, Sept 19 (Kuna) - Kuwait has taken necessary measures as advised by the world health organization to prevent possible spill over of cholera, now reported in neighbouring Iraq.

2008-08-20 09:01:15

The Dow Chemical Company Reports Second Quarter Results Dow Chemical IMEA (India, Middle East & Africa) Delivers Quarterly Sales Record The Dow Chemical Company (NYSE: DOW) reported sales of $16.4 billion for the second quarter of 2008, 23 percent higher than the same period last year, setting another quarterly sales record.

2008-08-19 06:00:48

Research and Markets (http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/859f20/uae_steel_industry) has announced the addition of the "UAE Steel Industry Analysis" report to their offering.

2008-07-27 15:00:25

According to Oman News: The 3rd GCC Youth Environmental Forum was opened at the Directorate General of Heritage and Culture Hall here today under the auspices of Sheikh Salim bin Oufait al Shanfari, Head of Dhofar Municipality.

2008-07-22 15:00:39

According to Oman News: Mohammed bin Khamis al Araimi, Undersecretary of the Ministry of Environment and Climate Affairs, affirmed that hosting of the third GCC Youth Environment Forum during July 25th to August 1st 2008 by the Sultanate comes in response to the directives of the GCC leaders who highlighted the importance of raising the public awareness of environmental issue and urging the public to preserve and protect environment against pollution and exhaustion.

2008-07-21 15:00:31

By AME Info, Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates Jul.

2008-07-18 00:00:31

MMC Corp Bhd has won exclusive rights to build a power plant with a potential capacity of up to 1,000 megawatts in Ajman, the United Arab Emirates (UAE). Its wholly-owned unit, MMC Utilities Ltd, signed a deal with the Ajman government in Dubai yesterday.

Word of the Day
  • A handkerchief.
  • Specifically— The legendary sweat-cloth; the handkerchief of St. Veronica, according to tradition miraculously impressed with the mask of Christ; also, the napkin about Christ's head (Johu xx. 7).
  • In general, any miraculous portrait of Christ.
The word 'sudarium' comes from a Latin word meaning 'a handkerchief'.