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For the world’s best performing digital governments, Dubai ranks #1 in the Arab World and 5th globally
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For the world’s best performing digital governments, Dubai ranks #1 in the Arab World and 5th globally

In the Local Government Online Services Index 2022, Dubai ranked first in the Arab world and fifth globally (LOSI). The survey, released by the UN as part of its Digital Government Report, is the organization’s assessment of the digital government landscape across all 193 of its sovereign member states. According to its website, the report...

Soaring inflation and a collapsing currency affecting Turkey’s economy
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Soaring inflation and a collapsing currency affecting Turkey’s economy

ISTANBUL — Runaway inflation and a collapsing lira are pushing millions of Turks to the brink of financial ruin and slamming factories, farmers and retailers across the country. More than two-thirds of people in Turkey are struggling to pay for food and cover their rent, according to a survey by Yöneylem Social Research Centre, fueling...

Missing out on playing in the World Cup is ‘worth sacrificing for one strand of Iranian women’s hair’ | CNN
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Missing out on playing in the World Cup is ‘worth sacrificing for one strand of Iranian women’s hair’ | CNN

CNN  —  The World Cup in Qatar is practically a home tournament for Iran, only the narrow Persian Gulf separates the two nations. But as they line up for their opening match against England on November 21, some of the Iranian players might feel rather uncomfortable wearing the tricolor flag and representing their country. That’s...

DP World launches Global Business Corporation to support growth ambitions of large companies
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DP World launches Global Business Corporation to support growth ambitions of large companies

  DUBAI, 3rd October, 2022 (WAM) — DP World has launched the Global Business Corporation (GBC), a new strategic arm focused on supporting large companies in achieving their growth ambitions. The initiative, which is set to further raise Dubai’s profile as a preferred global business destination, invites companies to enhance their international operating models with...

World Bank approves US$ 400 million project to help Egypt improve, decarbonize logistics and transportation sectors
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World Bank approves US$ 400 million project to help Egypt improve, decarbonize logistics and transportation sectors

WASHINGTON, 3rd October 2022 (WAM) – The World Bank’s Board of Executive Directors approved a US$400 million development financing agreement to enhance the performance of the logistics and transportation sectors in Egypt and to support the shift towards low-carbon transportation along the Alexandria–the 6th of October–Greater Cairo Area (GCA) railway corridor. Egypt’s rail system is...

SHIFT app launches carsharing and chauffeur services in Riyadh airport  distinctive move
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SHIFT app launches carsharing and chauffeur services in Riyadh airport distinctive move

RIYADH — Aiming to sustain its success’s momentum, SHIFT Mobility Solutions application, which specializes in providing Carsharing services around the Kingdom, has recently added King Khalid Airport in Riyadh to its list of service locations. From now on, SHIFT customers will be able to receive their booked cars at the airport using the SHIFT app...

Russia’s replacement for Lego stores: World of Cubes By Reuters
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Russia’s replacement for Lego stores: World of Cubes By Reuters

© Reuters. FILE PHOTO: Pieces of Lego bricks are seen in a shop in Paris, France, April 5, 2016. REUTERS/Philippe Wojazer//File Photo By Alexander Marrow MOSCOW (Reuters) -The multi-coloured toys piling up on the Russian shop shelves may look familiar. But the bright red and yellow Lego store logos have gone, replaced by Mir Kubikov,...

USA wins 11th world title at FIBA Women’s Basketball World Cup | CNN
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USA wins 11th world title at FIBA Women’s Basketball World Cup | CNN

CNN  —  USA defended its title to win a 11th FIBA Women’s Basketball World Cup after defeating China 83-61 in Sydney on Saturday. The Americans upped the ante in the second quarter, taking a 43-33 lead into the break, and eventually eased to a fourth straight title. A’Ja Wilson – who was named the tournament’s...