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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.

November 27, 2012

Khaldoun Tabari, CEO of Drake & Scull International
07:47 GMT
(press release)

Drake & Scull has signed two MEP contracts for a AED 55 million hotel apartment project and a AED 40 million district cooling project in Qatar in addition to a AED 54 million residential tower project in India.

Elaf Group - Yemenia airways logo
07:41 GMT
(press release)

Following the official launch of Yemenia Airways’ weekly flights to Al Madina Al Monawara, Saudi Arabia, commencing in January 2013, the carrier has expressed interest in exploring opportunities with Elaf hotels in Madina.

During the event
06:26 GMT

Averda built around more than 35 years of industry experience recently sponsored and took part in Goumbook’s Future Green initiative that was successfully launched in 2010 in Dubai.

Souq.com
04:36 GMT
(press release)

Souq.com has announced a three day online shopping festival starting on Monday, 26th November.

November 26, 2012

Muna bin Kalli, Executive Director of Dubai Ladies Club
11:51 GMT

Dubai Ladies Club will be a showcase of national pride in celebration of the 41st Anniversary by hosting a variety of exciting cultural events and promotions inspired by the national spirit.

Akhtaboot 3rd Job Fair
10:33 GMT

Akhtaboot 3rd Job Fair haAkhtaboot 3rd Job Fair Successfully Concluded with 11,000 Visitorss successfully concluded for the 3rd year in a row with the attendance of more than 11,000 job seekers from various sectors and career levels.

November 25, 2012

The Pearl-Qatar’s Viva Bahriya towers
08:03 GMT

Only a few months after United Development Company slashed the Master Community Service Charges at The Pearl-Qatar by 33 percent, another reduction in the Common Property service charges was approved.

Al Ahliya Charity School
06:19 GMT
(press release)

Over 100 volunteers joined Dubai Cares’ Volunteer Emirates initiative to support Al Ahliya Charity School in Dubai, assembling 1,000 chairs and desks and installing new sports equipment for the school’s students.

During the event
05:35 GMT
(press release)

OSN, the leading pay- TV network in the Middle East and North Africa, was recognized today at the 3rd Arab Satellite Channels Festival in Cairo.

Dubai Maritime Week
05:04 GMT
(press release)

The Dubai Culture & Arts Authority is celebrating the rich maritime heritage of the emirate with a wide roster of activities for the inaugural Dubai Maritime Week, organised by the Dubai Maritime City Authority.

November 22, 2012

Fashion Catwalk at The Dubai Mall
08:09 GMT
(press release)

Fashionistas will enjoy special discounts across a range of enticing fashion stores with the ‘Stylista’ promotion at The Dubai Mall.

Ziyad Bin Mahfouz, President of Elaf Group
06:17 GMT
(press release)

The Hajj delegation from the Egyptian Ministry of Justice, comprised of 65 senior judges and legal consultants from the Egyptian Supreme Judicial Council, stayed at “Elaf Taiba” and “Elaf Kinda” hotels.

The winner of the competition, Hisham Zainal
04:39 GMT
(press release)

FinMark Communications and Tamkeen today announced the winner of the competition held to select a Masters of Ceremony (MC) to co-host the Tamkeen Business Quiz Show.

SMD National Day celebration
04:29 GMT
(press release)

The Sharjah Museums Department (SMD) has unveiled a rich nine-day programme featuring various traditional and folk events to mark the 41st anniversary of UAE National Day.

November 21, 2012

UAE National Day Cupcakes
11:18 GMT
(press release)

Kitsch Cupcakes, Dubai’s first specialized cupcakes bar, will be introducing a special range of cupcakes to mark the 41st anniversary of the United Arab Emirates this year.