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Having been heavily subsidised for decades, bread is a main staple of the Egyptian diet, forcing the government to import increasing amounts of wheat to meet local demands,
July 15, 2014 - 21:03 GMT
The government is trying to create incentives for people to consume less than their ration of bread to reduce spending on wheat.

April 14, 2014

Mahmoud Sabri, Area General Manager, Drake & Scull Kuwait
06:15 GMT
(press release)

Drake & Scull Kuwait has won a major engineering contract worth AED 68 million for Sheikh Jaber Al Ahmad Cultural Center in Kuwait City.

April 13, 2014

The committee has exempted pharmacies, gas stations, coffee shops and restaurants with special permits from the decision.
21:13 GMT

Sources close to the committee expected the closure of shops to be effective before the advent of Ramadan in early July

The new Zaatar w Zeit light menu includes light grilled Halloumi cheese in the pan and wholesome multi-grain dough wraps, such as chicken-light, kafta, oil-free zaatar, light halloumi, low-cal turkey & cheese and brown baked falalfel
14:38 GMT
(press release)

Casual urban eatery Zaatar w Zeit has just rolled out a new menu across its stores in the UAE, which includes a range of lighter items specially created to offer customers lower calorie options.

EY Emirati Engineers
09:51 GMT
(press release)

Etihad Airways recognised its top ten performing Emirati female engineering trainees by giving them the chance to attend the 25th Annual International Women in Aviation Conference in Orlando, Florida.

During the Dead Sea Ultra Marathon
08:42 GMT
(press release)

As part of its continuous efforts to support humanitarian initiatives, PepsiCo-Jordan[m1] sponsored the 21st International Dead Sea Ultra Marathon (DSUM) for the eighth consecutive year.

April 10, 2014

During the event
11:45 GMT
(press release)

Sharjah Museums Department (SMD) headed to Beijing, China to participate in the China Outbound Travel and Tourism Market (COTTM) held at the National Agricultural Exhibition Center.

April 9, 2014

Turkish series, Hareem Al Sultan on OSN
10:54 GMT
(press release)

OSN, the region’s leading pay-TV network, is launching the premiere of the fourth season of the critically-acclaimed and highly-anticipated Turkish series, Hareem Al Sultan.

April 8, 2014

Tennis necklace
11:03 GMT
(press release)

Diamonds have unquestionably been forever a woman's best friend and when they string together in a ‘Tennis Necklace’, they transcend the boundaries of time, occasion and elegance.

April 7, 2014

Jamal Abdulla Lootah, CEO, Imdaad
08:19 GMT
(press release)

Imdaad, the leading provider of integrated facilities management solutions in the GCC, has won a major FM contract with Emirates– the largest airline in the Middle East.

Starbucks
05:46 GMT
(press release)

For the second year in a row, hundreds of Starbucks partners (employees) and customers across the Middle East will join hands with local non-profit organisations this month in the Global Month of Service.

April 6, 2014

  The head of the Bakeries Committee in the Jeddah Chamber of Commerce and Industry, Fayez Hamadah, said all bakeries in the region will be automated within two years.
15:55 GMT

While encouraging young Saudis to accept jobs at bakeries, Hamadah said they should not feel ashamed of working as bakers and added that anyone who wants to open a bakery will find complete support from his committee.

The organizing team for the World Down Syndrome Day celebration at Child Development Center
06:37 GMT

Over 80 children and families have attended the third annual World Down Syndrome Day event held recently at Rumailah Hospital’s (RH) Child Development Center (CDC).

April 3, 2014

IKEA METOD kitchen
08:52 GMT
(press release)

IKEA, part of Al Futtaim group of companies has launched a completely new and impressive kitchen concept METOD that plays by the customer’s rules.

April 2, 2014

During the event
12:49 GMT
(press release)

OSN, the region’s leading pay-TV network, has once again reinforced its credentials as the undisputed home of premium Arabic entertainment, with investment in 15 brand-new shows.

Sunil John, Chief Executive Officer of ASDA’A Burson-Marsteller
11:05 GMT
(press release)

ASDA’A Burson-Marsteller will launch the findings of the 6th Annual ASDA’A Burson-Marsteller Arab Youth Survey, the largest independent study of its kind of the region’s largest demographic.