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Tourism is expected to be boosted by the move (Image: PortofSohar)
With Oman's cargo authorities shifting port activities from Muscat to Sohar, it will not only boost the economy but also create a positive future for the country's industrial development.

February 11, 2013

Winter Check up
09:42 GMT
(press release)

Nuqul Automotive has recently launched its free Winter Check up campaign.

Porsche 911
08:59 GMT
(press release)

For five decades, the 911 has been the heart of the Porsche brand. Few other automobiles in the world can look back on such a long tradition and such continuity as the Porsche 911.

Egypt is set to ask the IMF for assistance in rebuilding its railways after a series of deadly rail crashes
08:52 GMT

Egypt will ask the World Bank for a series of financial aid packages aimed at improving the national railway system, Prime Minister Hisham Qandil announced on his official Facebook page on Saturday.

06:43 GMT
(press release)

Emirates and Dubai Airports announced the successful completion of the phased launch of Concourse A – the home of the A380 and the world’s first purpose-built facility for the aircraft at Dubai International.

Strikes are crippling the Ain Sokhna port in Egypt
03:00 GMT

Operations at Egypt's Ain Sokhna seaport have been paralysed due to ongoing labour unrest, which has forced a number of incoming cargo ships to head to alternative ports both inside and outside of the country.

February 10, 2013

During signing the sponsorship
11:38 GMT

Al-Futtaim Motors and the UAE Football Association have jointly announced that Toyota will be the official automotive supplier for the UAE Football Association National Teams for the coming four years.

Lexus IS Sports
10:53 GMT
(press release)

Lexus announced the reveal of its new 2014 Lexus IS Sports Sedan, at the Detroit Auto Show, which was recently held in Detroit, Unites States.

2013 ice TV live
06:57 GMT

Emirates has launched ‘ice TV Live’ as part of its on-going efforts to provide the latest in on-board entertainment. Emirates will now offer up to four channels of as-it-happens television viewing.

Operations at Jordan's new terminal at Queen Alia International Airport will take off on March 21
06:36 GMT

Jordan's new terminal at Queen Alia International Airport, just outside of the capital Amman, will officially start operations on March 21

February 7, 2013

AlFaisal - Saudi Falcons Practice at Reem
11:38 GMT
(press release)

Saudi Falcons duo of Abdulaziz AlFaisal and Faisal Binladen once again familiarised themselves with their home circuit.

The GCC-Europe rail connection could become a reality by 2018 depending on each of the countries involved
10:41 GMT

The Saudi-funded rail network will connect GCC countries to Europe via Jordan, Turkey.

Porsche 918 Spyder
04:52 GMT
(press release)

Porsche Centre Abu Dhabi, Ali & Sons invited to a viewing of a special kind – the 918 Spyder prototype was presented to a selected local audience for a very short time at the showroom in Mussafah.

February 6, 2013

Workers at Egypt's Ain Sokhna port are taking industrial action demanding employment contracts with port managers
10:08 GMT

A labour dispute at Egypt's Ain Sokhna seaport remains unresolved, with almost 1200 workers of Platinum Maritime Services – a subcontractor at the seaport – demanding employment contracts with Dubai-based DP World, which manages the port.

09:46 GMT
(press release)

Toyota Motor Corporation (TMC) today announces its financial results for the nine-month period ended December 31, 2012.

According to an industry executive, returns on Qatari railway investment could top $38 billion
09:32 GMT

According to an industry executive, there is about $38 billion (Dh139.76 billion) worth of potential returns for investors over the next 20 years in rail-related projects in Qatar.