Western Union builds on spirit of Ramadan with '30 Days of Betters' program

The Western Union Company participated in Ramadan by augmenting an existing program with a “30 Days of Betters” Ramadan initiative in the United Arab Emirates, Saudi Arabia, Qatar, Kuwait, Indonesia and India. The Ramadan program was derived from Western Union's “Moving Money for Better” program as well as social media platforms for those who wanted to engage in better behavior toward others. Read More »

Vectrus awarded contract modification for support services in Qatar

Vectrus Systems Corporation, a  subsidiary of Vectrus Inc., has been awarded a $26 million modification to a contract for base operation and support services in Qatar.The contract, awarded last year, is for day-to-day base operations and maintenance for a regional support group in Qatar as well as its tenant organizations at Camp As-Sayliyah and Camp As-Sayliyah South. Read More »

Boston Market to bring its casual dining concept to Middle East

Boston Market CEO George Michel signed a deal with Kuwait’s Al-Ghunaim Trading Co. Ltd. to bring the successful eatery to the Middle East with 25 to 30 branches planned initially for Kuwait, Oman, Bahrain, Saudi Arabia, Lebanon, Qatar and Jordan. The company has just passed its 30-year mark in business, dishing up fresh, hormone-free rotisserie chicken among its many selections. Read More »

DigitalGlobe, TAQNIA and KACST to develop imaging satellites

DigitalGlobe Inc., Saudi Technology Development and Investment Company (TAQNIA) and King Abdulaziz City for Science and Technology (KACST) signed an agreement to develop small imaging satellites to fit the needs of customers on a worldwide scale. The companies agreed to form the collaboration to develop six or more small imaging satellites to be engineered by DigitalGlobe. Read More »