Katara Hospitality holds food safety training seminar for its employees

Katara Hospitality, a leading hotel owner, developer and operator in Qatar, said it recently hosted an ISO 22002-2 Food Safety Training session in Doha for its head chefs, chief stewards and hygiene managers. ISO 22002-2’s Food Safety Training exists to set requirements for the design, implementation and maintenance programs that control food safety hazards. Read More »

American University of Sharjah receives re-accreditation for two programs

American University of Sharjah (AUS) said the United Arab Emirates (UAE) Ministry of Education’s Higher Education Affairs Division has re-accredited its master of business administration (MBA) program and Bachelor of Art in economics program for five more years. An external review team visited AUS late last year to review the two programs for the re-accreditation. Read More »

Ajman University's board vice chairman tours new admissions facility

Ajman University of Science and Technology said Sheikh Rashid bin Humaid Al Nuaimi, vice chairman of the university's board of trustees, recently toured and inspected the Sheikh Zayed Center for Exhibition and Conferences’ new admissions facility. Al Nuaimi met with deans and directors and discussed the importance of ensuring ease in executing the admission process Read More »

Etihad Airways hosts charity iftar in Abu Dhabi

In keeping with the spirit of Ramadan, Etihad Airways, the national airline of the United Arab Emirates, hosted a charity iftar for 5,000 workers at the Workers Village in Mussafah, Abu Dhabi. The company's employees and leadership contributed generously, purchasing thousands of iftar vouchers for the meals. The event was hosted by the airline’s Sports and Social Committee. Read More »

UAE hosts suhoor in celebration of Zayed Humanitarian Day

The UAE Ministry of the Economy recently hosted a suhoor in celebration of Zayed Humanitarian Day, organizing the event with the Securities and Commodities Authority, the General Civil Aviation Authority and the Insurance Authority. Zayed Humanitarian Day commemorates the death of Sheik bin Sultan Al Nahyan, a driving figure in the creation of the UAE, on the 19th day of Ramadan.  Read More »

American University of Dubai professor named to UAE Sustainability Research Committee

American University in Dubai said School of Arts and Sciences Associate Professor of Natural Sciences Meis Moukayed was recently appointed as a member of the United Arab Emirates (UAE) Sustainability Research Committee. The committee will develop a national strategy to support environmental sustainability research in educational and research institutions. Read More »

Dubai hospitals respond to 22,000 emergency cases during Ramadan

During Ramadan, emergency personnel in Dubai Health Authority’s hospitals received more than 22,000 emergency cases. The first 20 days of the holy month documented the cases for emergency departments in Rashid, Latifa, Hatta and Dubai Hospital. Emergency cases included treatment for gynecological emergencies, heart attack, food poisoning, strokes, bronchitis and car accidents. Read More »

Qatar Petroleum handing over management of parts of its Mesaieed Industrial City operations

To better focus on its core business in the oil and gas industry, Qatar Petroleum (QP) will hand over the management and operation of some of areas within its concession in the Mesaieed Industrial City to the economic zones company Qatar Manateq. The handover, to take place Jan. 1, includes the light industries areas, the concrete zone and the medium industrial area. Read More »

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 »

Large villa with private pool available on Amwaj Island

A villa with private pool and view is available on Amwaj Island in Manama for $1.59 million. The 6,458-square-foot villa has seven bedrooms and 10 bathrooms. It’s a great place for a growing and extended family or for those who like to entertain large crowds. This villa is situated on a body of water and a unique feature is that you hang out in the private pool or on the balcony. Read More »