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Rimini Street Expands APAC Investment to South Korea and Appoints IT Industry Veteran to Lead New Operations LAS VEGAS -Wednesday 17 August 2016  

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Rimini Street, Inc., the leading global independent provider of enterprise software support services for SAP SE’s (NYSE:SAP)Business Suite, BusinessObjects and HANA Database software and Oracle Corporation’s (NYSE:ORCL) Siebel, PeopleSoft, JD Edwards, E-Business...

Bank Audi and Verifone Partner to Enable Retailers in Lebanon with Cashless Payment Solutions -Wednesday 17 August 2016    

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Lebanon is emerging as one of the Middle East’s leading markets introducing innovative cashless payment solutions. As part of the country’s retail infrastructure upgrade, Verifone (NYSE: PAY), a world leader in payments and commerce solutions and Bank Audi, Lebanon’s...

bebe Middle East E-Commerce Launch -Wednesday 17 August 2016  

Fashion retailer bebe launches e-commerce website www.bebearabia.com, for the Middle East in the UAE, Saudi Arabia, Qatar, Oman and Bahrain. Online shoppers will now be able to shop with ease and confidence by clicking on the newly designed website, to discover all the new collections and...

National and Reserve Service Authority Reviews Best MoI Practices in the Field of Innovation -Tuesday 16 August 2016  

The Ministry of Interior’s Innovation Center briefed a delegation from the National and Reserve Service Authority on its experience in implementing best practices in the field of innovation. The delegation was headed by Colonel Waleed Khamis Al Naqbi.   Major Muhammad Ismail Al...

Commercial Bank of Qatar Chooses 01 Systems’ Biometric Finger Vein Solution for Card-Less ATM Authentication -Tuesday 16 August 2016  

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- 01 Systems, the regional leader in banking software solutions announced today that Commercial Bank of Qatar, is the first bank in the country and the Middle East to introduce its innovative Biometric solution that enables card-less transactions on ATMs. Implementation of...

Al Zahia is the First in the Middle East to Be Awarded BREEAM Communities Interim Assessment Certificate -Tuesday 16 August 2016  

Sharjah Holding PJSC, a strategic partnership between the government of Sharjah and Majid Al Futtaim Properties, has announced today that Al Zahia, its first residential community in Sharjah, has been awarded the internationally accredited BREEAM Communities Interim Assessment certificate –...

Leyard Expands Investment in Europe with New Factory -Tuesday 16 August 2016  

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Leyard, a global leader in visualization products, today announced that it is expanding its investment in Europe and support for international customers with a new factory and showroom planned near Prešov, Slovakia. The 3,119 square-meter (33,500 square-foot) building,...

NIKE Unveils “Unlimited Youth” Film Celebrating Athletes Who Push Beyond Their Limits to Embody an Unlimited Mindset -Tuesday 16 August 2016  

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- NIKE, Inc. (NYSE:NKE) today unveiled a new film that captures how an unlimited mindset can be the key to breaking through limits, while staying forever young. “Unlimited Youth” celebrates an extraordinary athlete, Sister Madonna Buder, and her determination to defy...

Boehringer Ingelheim launches RE-VECTO global program to capture data on Praxbind® usage in clinical practice -Monday 15 August 2016  

Praxbind® (idarucizumab) is the specific reversal agent for the oral anticoagulant Pradaxa® (dabigatran)1,2 Praxbind® is already available in over 5,000 hospitals worldwide and is approved in over 35 countries3 RE-VECTO will provide insights into the diverse types of situations in...

European Beauty Brand Unveils their Revolutionary Eyelash Enhancing Serum in the UAE -Monday 15 August 2016  

Say goodbye to the run of the mill mascara hacks, falsies, curlers and nourishing ingredients for perfect long, thick and dark eyelashes. European cosmetic giant Oceanic S.A has launched their revolutionary eyelash and eyebrow enhancing serum Long Lashes Forever in the UAE, aimed at those...

Gloria Jean's Coffees Best Baristas Crowned in Dubai - Retail Food Group -Monday 15 August 2016  

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- The most talented baristas from across the Middle East, Europe and Africa met up in Dubai earlier this month for an epic barista showdown to determine who can make the very best espresso as Gloria Jean’s Coffees searches for its best coffee maker. The Regional Final was...

MoI Graduates 20 Members of Security Support in Arrest and Control Tactics -Sunday 14 August 2016  

The Ministry of Interior (MoI) graduated the first batch of 20 staff members from the Security Support Department at the General Directorate of Security Support. The specialized course aimed to qualify staff members in the area of suspect arrest and control. The course took place at the Police...

9th Edition of Sharjah Munshid Programme to Tour Seven Arab Countries -Sunday 14 August 2016  

Sharjah Media Corporation is preparing to launch the ninth edition of its Sharjah Munshid Programme, from 24th August – 7th September, an initiative held under the patronage of HH Sheikh Dr Sultan bin Muhammad Al Qasimi, Member of the UAE Supreme Council and Ruler of Sharjah, to identify the...

ADP Residency Honors Employee for Thwarting Illegal Passenger Transport Attempt -Friday 12 August 2016  

The General Directorate of Residency and Foreigners’ Affairs in Abu Dhabi honored Corporal Abdurrahman Mohammad Al Ali from the Ports and Passports Directorate in Abu Dhabi, in recognition of his efforts in thwarting an illegal passenger transport attempt through an Abu Dhabi land...

Special Security Forces GHQ Honors 3 Staff Members -Friday 12 August 2016  

The Special Security Forces General Headquarters (GHQ) at the Ministry of Interior honored three non-commissioned officers in recognition of their outstanding performance and dedication to work.   Brigadier Dr. Ali Salim Al Tunaiji, Deputy Commander of Special Security Forces, expressed...

Civil Defense Extinguish Fire at Abu Dhabi Warehouses -Friday 12 August 2016  

The Civil Defense and Rapid Intervention teams in Abu Dhabi managed to put out a fire that broke out on Friday at in the Abu Dhabi Ports warehouse district, behind the Abu Dhabi Cooperative Society in the Mina area. No casualties or injuries were reported in the incident. Lt. Colonel Mohammed...

Hilton Hotels & Resorts Arrives in Heart of Scottish Capital -Friday 12 August 2016  

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Hilton Hotels & Resorts today announced the official opening of Hilton Edinburgh Carlton, marking the 16th property in the Hilton Worldwide portfolio of brands in Scotland and the eighth Hilton Hotels & Resorts hotel in the country. More than four million tourists visit...

AHF AFRICA Celebrates Young People Globally, Calls for Urgent Response to End New HIV Infections, and AIDS among Young... -Friday 12 August 2016  

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- AIDS Healthcare Foundation, Africa Bureau, has charged the global community to speed up interventions in order halt the spate of new HIV infections and AIDS related deaths among young people. The charge was made in commemoration of the 2016 International Youth Day with the...

MoI Council Warns against the Negative Impact of Internet Misuse -Thursday 11 August 2016  

Participants in the Ministry of Interior’s Council hosted by UAE national Mohammed Bakhit Al Ketbi at his residence in Al Ain stressed the importance of raising awareness among children about the risks of Internet misuse, so as to protect them against potential online exploitation. Moreover,...

Copernicus: Earth’s Average Surface Temperature Sets Absolute New Record in July -Thursday 11 August 2016  

Copernicus Climate Change Service, operated by ECMWF, confirms July average surface air temperature 0.19 OC higher than previous records in 2009 and 2015. Conditions were exceptionally warm over north-western Russia where temperatures have led to melting permafrost. Warmer conditions...