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ABU DHABI, United Arab Emirates - Monday, October 13th 2014 [ME NewsWire]

By Sunday morning, the Al Ghuwaifat Border crossing logged in as many as 12,426 pilgrims returning to the UAE after completing their Hajj journey to the Holy Land. The Abu Dhabi Police has cooperated with the concerned authorities at the border point to ensure a speedy completion of all transactions and provide them with all means of comfort to alleviate their tiresome and long journey.

Major Salim bin Tassah Al Ameri, Chief of Al Ghuwaifat Border Point Police Section, noted that a total of 544 tour buses have crossed the border by Sunday evening.

Furthermore, he indicated that the concerned entities at the border point have doubled their efforts to streamline procedures and transactions for pilgrims. “Check-in procedures of a bus transporting 40 pilgrims were completed within minutes, while the pilgrims are provided with all means of comfort,” he stressed.

Major Al ... Read more »

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Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates - Saturday, October 11th 2014 [ME NewsWire]

The Ministry of Interior, represented by the Child Protection Center, marked the International Day of the Girl Child, declared by the United Nations on the 11th of October of each year. This year, the theme is "Empowering adolescent girls: Ending the cycle of violence; and various topics on the issue will be discussed.

Major General Dr. Nasser Lakhrebani Al Nuaimi, Secretary General of the Office of HH Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Interior and Chairman of the Higher Committee for Child Protection, gave a speech on this occasion. He reiterated  the keenness of Lt. General HH Sheikh Saif bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Interior, as per his directives at many an occasion to provide the necessary care and attention for children. He also underscored the unlimited attention dedicated to children by the higher leadership in the UAE, and their unwavering ... Read more »

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Under an Agreement between both parties

ME NewsWire

Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates - Saturday, October 11th 2014

The Abu Dhabi Police GHQ and the Emirates Integrated Telecommunications Company (du) signed a cooperation agreement; under which du will provide a comprehensive and integrated package of solutions and services to the Abu Dhabi Police, in order to enhance the services it offers to the public.

The agreement was signed at the Abu Dhabi Police GHQ by Major General Ahmed Nasser Al Raisi, Director General of Central Operations at the Abu Dhabi Police and Ahmed Aburahima, Vice President, Government Relations, du. The signing ceremony was attended by Colonel Anwar Al Mulla, Head of ICT Department, General Directorate of Central Operations, Abu Dhabi Police and Marwan Thani, Vice President, Government Sales, du.

Under the agreement, du will provide the Abu Dhabi Police GHQ with mobility communication services, including mobile lines, data p ... Read more »

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Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates - Thursday, October 9th 2014 [ME NewsWire]
The Social Support Centers Department at Abu Dhabi Police organized a training course on the essentials of child abuse investigation. The course, held in coordination with the Training Department, was attended by 14 officers and concerned social workers. The trainees were acquainted with the appropriate investigation mechanisms and the means to address issues that involve child abuse cases. 
The course was moderated by three experts from the United Kingdom; namely Marcella Leonard, social Work consultant from Northern Ireland; Anne Stewart from the London Metropolitan Police; and Val Owens, Supervision Expert from Northern Ireland.
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KAMPALA, Uganda - Tuesday, October 14th 2014 [ME NewsWire]

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- The AIDS Healthcare Foundation (AHF) mourns the loss of another Doctor, Dr. John Taban Dada, who died due to Ebola Virus Disease (EVD) in West Africa. Dr. Dada, a Ugandan national, succumbed to the Disease on 9th October 2014 in Monrovia, Liberia. By the time of his death, Dr. Dada was working at Liberia’s largest hospital, JF Kennedy Memorial Center, and was consulting with the AIDS Healthcare Foundation partner in HIV service provision, People Associated for People’s Assistance (PAPA).

The Ebola outbreak in West Africa has continued a persistent spread pushing the death toll over 4,000 as of 9th October 2014. Having been declared an international public health emergency by the World Health Organization, Ebola Virus Disease has infected over 370 health workers and killed 216 doctors and nurses. In July, Dr. Sheik Humarr Khan, 39, who served as Medical Officer for AHF’s Sie ... Read more »

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Dubai, United Arab Emirates - Monday, October 13th 2014 [ME NewsWire]

MCI Middle East is proud to announce the Middle East Healthcare Informatics Summit (MEHIS), which will be held in Shangri-La, Dubai from 26th to 28th October 2014. MEHIS will feature government, policy makers, healthcare providers and solution providers with the objective of transforming the region’s healthcare sector.

The summit will aim at highlighting latest developments in informatics which is a key to improving patient care, protecting patient privacy and achieving top-line growth. Experts will address topics like EHR Implementation, Data Analytics, Clinical Coding, Transforming Hospitals into Digital Hospitals, Change Management, Information Governance, Career and Workforce Development and many more.

MEHIS will proudly be the platform for the official launch of the Emirates Health Informatics Society. Among the founders of the society would be Dr. Mohammad Al Redha, Director Hea ... Read more »

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Strong Demand for Attack Intelligence Solutions Drives Business across Middle East, Turkey and Africa

DUBAI & BOSTON - Monday, October 13th 2014 [ME NewsWire]

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Core Security®, a leading provider of attack intelligence solutions, today at Gitex Technology Week 2014 highlighted the success of its partnership with StarLink, a leading IT compliance and threat driven security solutions provider serving customers in the Middle East, Turkey and Africa. Core Security signed a master distributor agreement with StarLink last year and has since signed on many prominent companies in the region, including Dubai Air Navigation Services, Mobily and Eskan Bank.

The Core Secured® partner program expands the geographic reach of Core Security through alliances with leading information security service organizations worldwide. Channel partners are able to offer the Core Attack Intelligence Platform to customers seeking an improvement in overall secur ... Read more »

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DUBAI, United Arab Emirates - Monday, October 13th 2014 [ME NewsWire]

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Global satellite operator SES (NYSE Paris:SESG) (LuxX:SESG) has announced that it reaffirms its long-term commitment to the region through the opening of its Middle East office in Dubai, United Arab Emirates.

The Dubai office comprises an initial core team of highly-skilled employees in the fields of engineering, sales and business development, who in turn are supported on an international level through SES’s offices around the world.

SES began operating in the Middle East in 2001 and, since then, the company has grown its investment on the ground and in space, and has nine satellites serving the region’s ever-increasing demand for connectivity.

In addition to a growing local presence, SES launched the inaugural SES Technical Academy in Dubai in 2014, a platform for knowledge transfer, bringing the latest industry developments from the United States and ... Read more »

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Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates - Friday, October 10th 2014 [ME NewsWire]

The Punitive and Correctional Institutions Department at Abu Dhabi Police celebrated the graduation of 22 participants, including 9 officers from the 7th batch of officers, after completing a specialized training course on dealing with detainees and convicts for officers (Basic and Advanced levels).

Colonel Mohammed Saif Matar Al Zaabi, Head of the Punitive and Correctional Establishments Department at Abu Dhabi Police, praised the police leadership's keenness to provide the proper resources to encourage staff members to upgrade the standards of police work; by keeping abreast of constant developments, and enrolling in training courses that enhance their skills in favor of work development.

He called upon participants to apply practices, standards and programs in dealing with inmates, as per the international standards in this regard.  He also urged them to share the knowledge ... Read more »

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Al Raisi: Issuing short-term visas, renewing citizens’ passports, and issuing Criminal Status Certificates available via smart phones

Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates - Monday, October 13th 2014 [ME NewsWire]

The Ministry of Interior (MoI) has launched three new procedural services via smart phones, which include issuance of short-term visit visas (for 30 days), renewal of citizens’ passports, and issuance of Certificates of Good Conduct (Criminal Status Certificates). Additionally, it has launched four informatics services for the civil defense sector.  The new services are launched under the slogan “One Application… Multiple Services” and embody the UAE Smart Government initiative with constant follow-up by the police leadership.

Major General Dr. Ahmed Nasser Al Raisi, Head of the E-Services and Smart Applications Team at the MoI, explained that the new short-term visa issuance service saves time for citizens and resident ... Read more »

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AMSTERDAM - Monday, October 13th 2014 [ME NewsWire]

Pershing Square Holdings, Ltd.:

This announcement is an advertisement and does not constitute a prospectus for the purposes of the Prospectus Directive (as defined below) and, as such, does not constitute an offer to sell or the solicitation of an offer to purchase securities. A prospectus prepared pursuant to the Prospectus Directive was approved by the Netherlands Authority for the Financial Markets (Stichting Autoriteit Financële Markten) (the “AFM”) on 2 October 2014 (the “Prospectus”) and is available on the website of Pershing Square Holdings, Ltd. (“PSH” or the “Company”)http://pershingsquareholdings.com in connection with the admission to trading (“Admission”) of newly issued non-redeemable ordinary shares in the Company (the “Public Shares”) on Euronext in Amsterdam, the regulated market operated by Euronext Amsterdam N.V. (“Euron ... Read more »

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Leading Solution Company Signs Distribution Agreement with 2N and launches their latest products

Dubai, United Arab Emirates - Sunday, October 12th 2014 [ME NewsWire]

DVCOM Technology, a leading provider of Open Source VoIP Telephony and Networking Solutions Company and the technology arm of US $ 150 million, Al Mashka Group announced the signing of the exclusive distribution agreement for Middle East and North Africa with 2N Telecommunications (2N) at GITEX Technology Week 2014. 2N Telecommunications is a leading European brand engaged in the development and manufacture of products in the field of ICT and physical security.

2N Telecommunications works at integrating technology and security to create a product portfolio that includes door & security intercoms, lift communicators, IP public address systems, M2M solutions and a wide range of GSM/UMTS gateways and PBXs. Some of 2N products have been tested to withstand physical trouncing test with a baseball ... Read more »

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Mobile Industry in the Arab States Growing Faster Than Global Average; Industry Contributes 4.4 Per Cent to Regional GDP and Directly Supports One Million Jobs

ME NewsWire/Business Wire

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates - Monday, October 13th 2014

More than half of the population across the Arab States of the Middle East and North Africa are now subscribed to a mobile service, presenting the region with a unique opportunity to use mobile technology to drive social and economic growth. According to the GSMA’s new report, “Arab States: Mobile Economy 2014”, there were 195 million unique mobile subscribers in the region at the end of 2013, a penetration rate of 53 per cent of the total population. Total mobile connections1 in the region stood at 404 million at year-end.

“Mobile has scaled dramatically in the Arab States over the last five years, delivering significant socio-economic benefits in every country across this diverse region,& ... Read more »

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Global hospitality company achieves carbon reduction goal; announces youth commitment and receives three ISO certifications across hotel portfolio

MCLEAN, Va - Monday, October 13th 2014 [ME NewsWire]

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Hilton Worldwide (NYSE:HLT) today released its 2013-2014 corporate responsibility report. The report is Hilton Worldwide’s third corporate responsibility report, and its first since returning to public markets following a record-breaking initial public offering (IPO) in December 2013. The report highlights efforts, achievements and priorities across the four focus areas of Hilton Worldwide’s corporate responsibility strategy, Travel with Purpose: creating opportunities, strengthening communities, celebrating cultures and living sustainably.

“2013 was a year of tremendous progress for Hilton Worldwide. As we build on this momentum, we are mindful of the need to achieve this growth in a responsible and sustainable manner,” ... Read more »

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ABU DHABI, United Arab Emirates - Monday, October 13th 2014 [ME NewsWire]
Lt. General Saif Abdullah Al Sha’far, Undersecretary at the Ministry of Interior, visited the Ministry of Interior’s (MoI) exhibit at GITEX 2014 today, Monday. He listened to the detailed explanations regarding the showcased smart services and software that the ministry provides to the public given by the supervisors of the exhibit. During his tour of a number of booths at the exhibition, Al Sha’far also reviewed the latest achievements showcased by other participating ministries, local departments, and major companies.
The Undersecretary at the MoI stressed the importance of the participation in the exhibition for introducing the smart services that are used by the police, for learning about the latest technical developments in various fields, and for leveraging the expertise of the participating parties.
He listened to a detailed explanation from Lieutenant Colonel Faisal ... Read more »

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