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Al Ghurair Centre joins Emaar to open 18-screen cinema

March 28, 2018

Al Ghurair Centre Dubai s oldest mall has signed an agreement with Emaar Entertainment to operate a new 18-screen Reel cinemas megaplex. Set to open its doors in the fourth quarter of 2018 the megaple... View more

Nissan wins 18 awards at Dubai Lynx

March 19, 2018

Nissan Middle East and Nissan Saudi Arabia have secured a grand total of 18 awards at Dubai Lynx the region s premier marketing and creative festival recently. The honours make Nissan the most decorat... View more

Brazil’s exports to Arab region grows 18.4pc

January 30, 2018

Brazil s trade relations with the Middle East scaled new heights in 2017 recording a growth of 18.43 per cent in exports from 11.5 billion in 2016 to 13.6 billion in 2017. Additionally a growth of 23.... View more

Sabic posts 18.6pc fall in Q4 net profit

January 29, 2018

Sabic has posted a net profit of SR3.67 billion ( 977 million) for the fourth quarter of 2017 compared to SR4.51 billion for the same quarter in 2016 reflecting a decrease of 18.63 per cent. Gross pro... View more

GreenParking to set up 18 EV charging stations for road trip

December 27, 2017

A new network of over 18 state-of-the-art charging points will be established to power the convoy of electric vehicles taking part in the 2018 Electric Vehicle Road Trip (EVRT) Middle East said GreenP... View more

Saudi Arabia, Iraq sign 18 key energy deals

December 10, 2017

Saudi Arabian companies have signed 18 agreements with the Iraqi government to jointly develop several key projects in the energy sector a media report said. Saudi companies are keen to develop relati... View more

Saudi, Iraq ink 18 major energy project deals

December 6, 2017

Saudi Arabian companies have signed 18 agreements with Iraqi government to jointly develop several key projects in the energy sector across the country said a report. Saudi Minister of Energy Industry... View more

IndiGo expands operations with 18 flight frequencies

September 28, 2017

IndiGo one of India s leading budget airlines has announced 18 new non-stop flights across its destination network six of which will be daily non-stop flights. Starting October 29 the carrier will lau... View more

Declarations at Jebel Ali Customs up 18.3pc in July

September 13, 2017

A total of 250 000 declarations were carried out by Jebel Ali Customs Centers in July 2017 which is an 18.3 per cent rise from June that saw around 210 000 declarations done. It is also an 11.5 per ce... View more

Al Naboodah wins Creekside 18 waterfront project contract

August 23, 2017

Al Naboodah Construction Group part of Al Naboodah Group Enterprises has been awarded the contract for Creekside 18 a waterfront residential project in Dubai Creek Harbour being developed by Emaar Pro... View more

Middle East hotel revenues drop 18.4pc in July

August 23, 2017

Hotels in the Middle East reported negative results during July 2017 while hotels in Africa recorded growth across the three key performance metrics according to data from STR. Occupancy rates across ... View more

18 candidates vie for $100m Expo Live fund

August 16, 2017

Eighteen social entrepreneurs and start-ups from 16 countries with innovative solutions tackling a wide range of human challenges pitched their projects vying for a share of 100 million funding from E... View more

Egypt sees 4.8pc GDP growth in 2017-18

August 10, 2017

Egypt expects its GDP growth to reach 4.6 per cent to 4.8 per cent in the 2017-18 fiscal year Egypt s Finance Minister Amr El-Garhy was quoted as saying by Wam the Emirates official news agency. The c... View more

Dubai real estate transactions top $106bn in 18 months

August 8, 2017

Dubai Land Department (DLD) has announced that the total value of the real estate transactions in the emirate exceeded Dh390 billion ( 106.18 billion) covering 95 000 deals in the 18 months from Janua... View more

UAE’s 18 listed banks post $5bn in H1 net profit

July 28, 2017

The aggregate net profit of 18 listed banks on Abu Dhabi Securities Exchange and Dubai Financial Market surged to Dh19 billion ( 5.17 billion) during H1 2017 a 5.5 per cent growth from Dh18 billion in... View more

Saudi cement sales fall 18.7pc in January-May

June 15, 2017

In the first five months of 2017 cement sales volume in Saudi Arabia fell 18.7 per cent year-on-year (y-o-y) to 22.6 million tons while clinker production declined 11.3 per cent y-o-y a report said. N... View more

Dubai’s 3-day Super Sale from May 18

May 16, 2017

Dubai will launch a new citywide retail shopping experience -- Super Sale -- on Thursday (May 18) with over 1 000 outlets offering a diverse range of items from local regional and global brands at sig... View more

cippe to feature 18 international pavilions in 2017

March 2, 2017

cippe 2017 (the 17th China International Petroleum & Petrochemical Technology and Equipment Exhibition) will kick off on March 20 2017 at New China International Exhibition Centre in Beijing. The even... View more

Etihad flies 18.5m passengers in 2016

February 8, 2017

Etihad Airways the national carrier of the UAE carried 18.5 million guests in 2016 up 6 per cent on figures reported in 2015. The year 2016 proved to be another year of sustained growth for the carrie... View more

Kuwait to spend $15.6bn on infrastructure in 2017-18

January 17, 2017

Kuwait is set to spend about KD4.74 billion ( 15.6 billion) on infrastructure and other projects in fiscal year 2017-2018 with the private sector contributing 16.9 per cent of the spend said a report ... View more

Crude oil falls 2pc from 18-month high

January 4, 2017

Oil prices dropped more than 2 percent on Wednesday from the 18-month highs hit on Tuesday as the US dollar strengthened. Brent futures fell 1.35 or 2.4 percent to settle at 55.47 a barrel while US We... View more

Oil hits 18-month high at $58.37

January 3, 2017

Oil prices hit 18-month highs on the first full trading day of the new year as reports suggested Opec member states have begun to reduce production. Brent crude rose more than 2 percent to 58.37 up 1.... View more

Dubai Parks and Resorts to open on December 18

December 11, 2016

DXB Entertainments the Dubai-based leisure and entertainments company has announced that its theme park destination Dubai Parks and Resorts will open formally on December 18. More than 1 500 of the wo... View more

Qatar Airways to launch 15 new destinations in 2017-18

November 29, 2016

Qatar Airways has announced eight more destinations for 2017-18 in addition to seven previously announced new cities for a total of 15 new gateways. Joining the Qatar Airways route network which spans... View more

No project scrapped, Khurais in ’18: Nasser

April 4, 2016

Saudi Aramco was continuing to work on both its upstream and downstream projects without any cancellations with its Khurais scheme expected to come online in 2018 the chief executive of the state-owne... View more

Global drilling slump ‘to last 12-18 months’

March 6, 2014

The current slowdown in offshore oil and gas drilling will last 12 to 18 months and the market for rigs will rebound in 2015 Maersk Drilling said providing a more optimistic forecast than other drilli... View more

18 firms line up for gas bid data: Noga

February 22, 2009

Eighteen international companies have registered for data on Bahrain s bidding round for deep gas exploration the country s National Oil and Gas Authority (Noga) has said in a statement. Companies reg... View more

Passenger traffic at Dubai International reaches 18.4m

August 26, 2008

Dubai International handled a record 18.46 million passengers in the first half of 2008 registering a growth of 13.80 per cent over the first half of 2007. The airport handled an average of three mill... View more

18 years for Emirates at WTM

October 31, 2006

EMIRATES Airline will participate in the World travel Market in London for the 18th year in a row with a brand new double-decker stand. Covering an area of 123sqm the new stand has been designed and e... View more

Asian firms to enjoy 18 months of margin highs

July 4, 2004

Asian oil refiners look set to enjoy robust refining margins for at least another 18 months as economic growth in major consuming nations will underpin demand for petroleum products. As recently as 18... View more



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