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ABU DHABI, United Arab Emirates - Friday, January 9th 2015 [ME NewsWire]

The Abu Dhabi Police General Headquarters, represented by the Sports Activity Section at the Directorate General of Strategy and Performance Development, kick started the 2015 sports season, by organizing the Open Road Race Championship for Men and the Race Walking Championship for women along the Abu Dhabi Corniche.

Results from the men's road race championship were as follows: the Western Region Police Directorate ranked first, while the Government and Diplomatic Premises Protection Department and the Operations Department came in second and third place, respectively. In the singles competitions, Sergeant Khalifa Al Nuaimi from the Special Tasks Department ranked first, followed by Sergeant Saud Al Zaabi from the Operations Department and Corporal Mohammed Al Hassani from the Western Region Police Directorate in second and third place, respectively.

Results of the women's race ... Read more »

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HOUSTON - Monday, January 12th 2015 [ME NewsWire]

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- CAMAC Energy Inc. (“CAMAC” or the “Company”) (NYSE MKT: CAK) announced today it has terminated its contract with Northern Offshore International Drilling Company Ltd. (“Northern”) for the drillship Energy Searcher. The Company notified Northern on January 7, 2015 that it elected to terminate the contract with immediate effect for Northern’s repudiatory breach of contract and other material breaches of the drilling contract by Northern. These breaches have caused significant damages and loss, including delay damages and wasted spread costs to the Company. CAMAC is considering all legal options to enforce its rights under the contract.

The Company‘s Oyo Field drilling and completion operations are now being conducted by the Transocean (NYSE: RIG) Sedco Express semi-submersible drilling rig, which arrived on location in December, and production is still ex ... Read more »

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In its Second Edition

ABU DHABI, United Arab Emirates - Friday, January 9th 2015 [ME NewsWire]

The Technical Committee entrusted with the task of meeting with candidates for the second edition of the Ministry of Interior’s Award for Smartphone Applications concluded the assessment sessions with the participating university students from across the UAE, in order to evaluate ideas and proposals according to the standards adopted by the Ministry of Interior.

Major General Dr. Ahmed Nasser Al Raisi, Director General of Central Operations and Head of the E-Services and Smart Applications Team at the Ministry of Interior, said that the quality and efficiency of the submitted proposals have exceeded expectations, and were particularly creative and suitable for a wide range of recipients across the various segments of society, people with special needs, the elderly and the business sector.

Adding further, Major General Al Raisi noted that a significant ... Read more »

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ABU DHABI, United Arab Emirates - Sunday, January 11th 2015

The Ministry of Interior (MoI), represented by the Law Respect Culture Bureau and in cooperation with the Security Media Department, launched the first awareness council in Abu Dhabi for 2015. The councils are to be held throughout the year and will discuss a number of national issues concerning societal matters, services, and policing.

Lieutenant Colonel Dr. Salah Obeid Al Ghoul, Director of the Law Respect Culture Bureau, said: “Following the success of the MoI’s Ramadan Councils, we are further motivated to continue expanding ways to benefit the largest possible number of citizens, residents, and visitors.” The councils will be held throughout the year, and twice a month in the emirates of Abu Dhabi and Al Ain. “They will discuss the most important intellectual and social topics of interest for members of the community in order to promote the communication and c ... Read more »

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ABU DHABI, United Arab Emirates - Sunday, January 11th 2015 [ME NewsWire]

On Sunday, Lt. General HH Sheikh Saif bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Interior, inaugurated the Center for Passenger Information Pre-inquiries at the Abu Dhabi Airport.

The inauguration was attended by Sultan bin Saeed Al Mansouri, Minister of Economy; Sheikh Ahmed Bin Saeed Al Maktoum, President of Dubai Civil Aviation Authority, Chairman of Emirates Group; Sheikh Khalid Bin Essam Bin Saqr Al Qasimi, Chairman of the Sharjah Department of Civil Aviation; and Engr. Sheikh Salem bin Sultan Al-Qasimi, Chairman of the Ras Al Khaimah Department of Civil Aviation.

The ceremony was also attended by Lt. General Saif Abdullah Al Sha’far, Undersecretary at the Ministry of Interior; Major General Mohammed Khalfan Matar Al Rumaithi, Deputy Commander-in-Chief of Abu Dhabi Police; Major General Khalifa Hareb Al Khaili, Assistant Undersecretary of the Ministry of the I ... Read more »

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Bureau van Dijk and MENA Research Partners report on regional M&A activity for the full year 2014

Dubai, United Arab Emirates - Sunday, January 11th 2015 [ME NewsWire]

The MENA M&A market depicted strong activity during 4Q2014, prolonging its steady performance of the last 2 years. The sustainable economic growth profile, driven by the large fiscal safety net, by the ongoing diversification away from hydrocarbons and by the progressive resurgence of key Arab Spring countries, is increasingly enlarging the depth and outlook for new deals in the region.

While the total number of completed deals has been stabilizing at the low-end of its range since 2009, the announced value of M&As reached $50 billion and $41 billion respectively during 2013 and 2014, ahead of an average of $34 billion during the previous 3 years. Such trend is reinstating the large deal sizes witnessed during the pre-2008 years, although the gap remains large to bridge.

Fro ... Read more »

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ABU DHABI, United Arab Emirates - Friday, January 9th 2015 [ME NewsWire]

The Traffic Institute Section at the Traffic and Patrols Directorate of Abu Dhabi Police organized a traffic safety lecture for a number of the staff members at the Security Support Department at Abu Dhabi Police.

The lecture was delivered by Captain Salem Ali Al Kutbi, Training Branch Manager at the Institute, who indicated that organizing such educational lectures is in pursuance of the efforts exerted to ensure a safer society by spreading traffic safety culture in society.

Participants at the lecture were acquainted with the educational programs and traffic awareness initiatives; then the lecturer answered their queries pertaining to traffic safety and safe driving concept.

For more information about:

The Ministry of Interior, please click HERE

Abu Dhabi Police, please click HERE

Follow us and check our Social Media feeds on: YouTube, Facebook and Twit ... Read more »

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ABU DHABI, United Arab Emirates - Wednesday, January 7th 2015 [ME NewsWire]

The Security Media Department, the arm of Government’s communication for the Ministry of Interior and the Abu Dhabi Police, has created and implemented approximately 536,188 different media materials over the course of 2014. This reflects the transparency approach adopted by the Ministry of Interior in dealing with the public and the various media outlets in Arabic, English and Urdu.

According to Lieutenant Colonel Saeed Al Khajah, Deputy Director of Security Media Department at the General Secretariat of the Office of H.H Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Interior, the accomplished media materials were designed to raise community members’ awareness and acquaint them with the services and achievements of the Ministry of Interior. “They were also intended to achieve the confidence of the public and social media users; and boost their awareness about the elements necessary ... Read more »

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LAS VEGAS - Saturday, January 10th 2015 [ME NewsWire]

2015 International CES

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- The prestigious COMPUTEX d&i awards, executed by the Taiwan External Trade Development Council (TAITRA) in cooperation with the International Forum Design (iF), revisited Las Vegas, the United States for International CES. Las Vegas is the third stop on the d&i awards world tour following their unveiling at COMPUTEX TAIPEI. The award-winning products on display include designs from Qualcomm, Philips, HTC, and others.

Another TAITRA event at CES is the “Taiwan in Focus” press conference, promoting Taiwan’s ICT industry and the upcoming 2015 COMPUTEX. Held on the first day of the show, the press conference featured addresses from Director Moses Yen of the Taiwan Trade Center in Los Angeles and Director Jaime Chen from the Economic Division of the Taipei Economic and Cultural Office in Los Angeles. Also present were 11 COMPUTEX exhibitors and ... Read more »

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ABU DHABI, United Arab Emirates - Sunday, January 11th 2015 [ME NewsWire]

Abu Dhabi Police have repeated their instructions to tent owners to provide fire extinguishers inside the tents, and to also train the persons within the tent regarding the proper procedures for using the extinguishers in the event of a fire. In order to ensure and maintain safety for those inside the tent, all exits should be properly marked.

Such instructions will be broadcasted on the radio Monday, and will be delivered by Lieutenant Colonel Mohammed Ibrahim Al Ameri, Head of the Emergency and Public Safety Department at Abu Dhabi Police. The address falls within the framework of the ’Security Glances’ Campaign organized by the Radio Branch at the Security Media Department, the General Secretariat of the Office of H.H Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Interior.

Lieutenant Colonel Al Ameri urged tents owners to ensure the safety of electrical devices, connections, and ... Read more »

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ABU DHABI, United Arab Emirates - Thursday, January 8th 2015

Lt. General Saif Abdullah Al Sha’far, Undersecretary at the Ministry of Interior, stressed the ministry’s keenness to cater to the needs of all police GHQs and departments at the countrywide level in a bid to enable them to carry out their tasks and duties efficiently, and upgrade staff members’ performance through professional training.

These remarks were made by Lt. General Saif Abdullah Al Sha’far during his inspection visit on Wednesday to the Special Security Forces GHQ at Seeh Al Mahab in the city of Al Dhaid in Sharjah. Lt. General Al Sha’far was greeted upon arrival by Colonel Staff Abdulaziz Ahmed Al Hajiri, Commander of the Special Security Forces, Colonel Staff Dr Ali Salim Al Tunaiji, Deputy Commander of Special Security Forces, along with security units’ commanders, and a number of officers from the Special Security Forces GHQ.

Dur ... Read more »

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ABU DHABI, United Arab Emirates - Sunday, January 11th 2015 [ME NewsWire]

The Air Wing Department at Abu Dhabi Police have carried out five humanitarian missions, where they rescued and transported five injured people, including four citizens, in five separate accidents in Abu Dhabi.

The Air Wing personnel transported two citizens, aged 53 and 59 years old, in two separate missions from Al Sila Hospital to Al Mafraq Hospital in order to continue their treatment.

In two other missions, the Air Ambulance team provided first-aid to two female citizens, aged 17 and 19, who were injured in two motorbike accidents in Al Ain. The two were transported to Tawam Hospital to continue their treatment.

The Air Wing Department additionally transported an Asian man, whose shoulder was dislocated in a traffic accident in Al Ain, to Tawam Hospital.

For more information about:

The Ministry of Interior, please click HERE

Abu Dhabi Police, please ... Read more »

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With the participation of 120 students

ABU DHABI, United Arab Emirates - Thursday, January 8th 2015 [ME NewsWire]

The Abu Dhabi Police General Headquarters, represented by the Clubs Department, concluded the ‘Friends of the Police’ Program for children of officers, non-commissioned officers, and civilians working at Abu Dhabi Police General Headquarters. A total of 120 officers’ children took part in the program, which was organized during the first semester vacation of the year 2014-2015 at Abu Dhabi Police Officers’ Club.

The Clubs Department distributed certificates and commemoratives gifts to the ‘friends of the police’ participants during the two separate ceremonies recently held at the Police Officers Club in Abu Dhabi and Al Ain.

In his address on the occasion, Colonel Aref Saif Al Shamesi, Head of Clubs Department, stressed the importance of the program in promoting patriotism in young people’s spirit, ... Read more »

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