Going, going, gone. First it was the Royal Bank of Scotland, then Lloyds, Barclays and Standard Chartered. Foreign banks have been increasingly pulling out or trimming down their services in the UAE, leaving open opportunities that have been eagerly snapped up by prominent local banks.
Getting the right balance between expatriate workers and the local minority has long been a struggle for many Gulf governments. Investment in education will make locals more competitive, says Craig Fletcher, partner at recruitment firm Mackenzie Jones.
The Muslim Council of Elders – a newly set up independent international body that aims to promote peace in Muslim societies, has urged wise men of the Islamic Ummah and Muslim enthusiasts and zealots to join hands in order to stop the profuse flow of bloodbaths in some Muslim countries without any deterrence from religion…
NBC Nightly News anchor Brian Williams has been suspended for six months without pay following his false claims about an experience he had during the Iraq war, NBC News president Deborah Turness announced Tuesday night.
A court in Egypt has overturned death sentences given to 36 members of the banned Muslim Brotherhood, including its spiritual leader Mohammad Badie. They were among 183 people condemned in connection with a 2013 attack on a police station in the central province of Minya that left two policemen dead.
The US, UK and France are closing their embassies in Yemen due to the deteriorating security situation and political crisis in the country. The US and UK governments have withdrawn diplomatic staff from Sanaa and urged their citizens to leave. France’s embassy in the capital has announced that it will close on Friday.
The traditional Sindhi biryani is full of aroma of green mint, chillies and coriander with all spice. Sindhi Biryani is a special meat and rice biryani dish originating from the Sindh province of Pakistan. Owing to its popularity, it forms one of the most consumed dishes of Pakistani cuisine.
Laura Ingalls Wilder (February 7, 1867 – February 10, 1957) was an American writer, most notably the author of the Little House on the Prairie books of children’s novels based on her childhood in a settler family. Her daughter, Rose Wilder Lane, encouraged her to write and helped her to edit and publish the novels.