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NEW YORK - Monday, March 23rd 2015 [ME NewsWire]

Once Divided between TIDAL And WIMP, Service Now Falls Under TIDAL Name

TIDAL becomes a one-stop platform for music, video and other exclusive content

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Marking the beginning of a new era of music and video experiences for consumers everywhere, TIDAL is now the sole name for the service that was once divided between streaming services TIDAL and WiMP.

The next step in the evolution of streaming, TIDAL is a global entertainment streaming service and artist hub that delivers content the way the artists intend for fans to experience it: High-fidelity streaming music along with exclusive content, editorial, experiences and merchandise.

The name TIDAL reflects the groundswell of fans everywhere who demand better quality sound and video, and artists who want to further promote their music directly to fans, as the artists originally intended. TIDAL is a single destination for artists and ... Read more »

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ABU DHABI, United Arab Emirates - Wednesday, March 18th 2015 [ME NewsWire]

The Ministry of Interior will be organizing an awareness council on Thursday titled “Cultural and National Pluralism and its Impact on National Identity.” The Council will be held in Mufleh Ayed Al Ahbabi’s majlis at his residence located in Al Khabisi region in Al Ain, and will be moderated by media figure Ali Al Shamesi from Abu Dhabi Media.

The Council will discuss a number of topics such as the cultural and national pluralism within the UAE, its impact on the national identity, creating a distinctive cultural experience of the UAE amidst the diversity of cultures and nationalities, and the ability to utilize such contemporary methods and experience in order to serve all segments of society.

It is worth mentioning that the Ministry of Interior, represented by the Law Respect Culture Bureau, had launched the first awareness council for 2015 on January 12, in coopera ... Read more »

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Sectorial Meeting and Re-activation of Event Survey Initiative to be held May 11

Jeddah, Saudi Arabia - Wednesday, March 18th 2015 [ME NewsWire]

During its regular February meeting, the Event Organization Committee at the Jeddah Chamber of Commerce & Industry (JCCI) decided that the sectorial meeting to gather all businesses in the sector will be held in the Jeddah Province on 11 May, 2015. The meeting is to take place at the Charmber’s Juffali Hall from 11 am to 2 p.m. The February meeting was held in the presence of Firas Adel Al Maddah, President of the Committee; Abdulwahab Mahmoud Baghdadi, Vice Chairman; Committee members Khaled Hashim Naqro; Yasser Mahmoud Bakr; Osama Abdulaziz Sarhan and Mahmoud Ahmed Al Awadhi; along with Mohammed Saif, Director of the Chamber’s Tourism Sector; and Committee Rapporteur Rakan Al Barakati.   

The Members stressed the importance of re-activating and deploying the two initiatives previously laun ... Read more »

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Attended the graduation of two specialized batches

ABU DHABI, United Arab Emirates - Wednesday, March 18th 2015 [ME NewsWire]

Lt. General Saif Abdullah Al Sha’far, Undersecretary at the Ministry of Interior called upon officials in charge of training at the Ministry to focus on creativity, quality and excellence. “This would contribute to developing the capabilities of staff members enrolled in the courses and boost their skills, in order to promote development efforts, and to keep pace with the latest developments at the Ministry.

H.E Lt. General Al Sha’far made these remarks while attending the graduation of the two specialized courses for the Silver and Bronze Command Structures in crises and disaster management. The courses were organized in collaboration with the National Emergency Crisis and Disasters Management Authority (NCEMA) and the UK Emergency Planning College, and were held at the Dubai Police Officers Club, with participation ... Read more »

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Al Awadhi Awarded World Leader in Training and Education Category

ABU DHABI, United Arab Emirates - Wednesday, March 18th 2015 [ME NewsWire]

H.E Sheikh Nahyan bin Mubarak Al Nahyan, Minister of Culture, Youth and Community Development honored the Abu Dhabi Police General Headquarter, represented by the Education Department, for winning the Top Active Entity in International Partnership Awards. H.E Sheikh Nahyan bin Mubarak Al Nahyan also honored Major General Mohammed bin Al Awadhi Al Menhali, Director General of Human Resources in Abu Dhabi Police General Headquarters for winning the World Leader Award in Training and Education during the 5th GCC Education Conference and Exhibition that kicked off on Wednesday at the Emirates Center for Strategic Studies and Research in Abu Dhabi.

The conference inauguration and honoring ceremony was attended by Dr. Jamal Sanad Al Suwaidi, Director General of the Emirates Center for Strategic Studies and Research; Dr. Amal A ... Read more »

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ABU DHABI, United Arab Emirates - Wednesday, March 18th 2015 [ME NewsWire]

Brigadier Mohammed Ghadir Al Ketbi, Deputy Director General of the Federal Criminal Police at the Ministry of Interior met a delegation from Norway police headed by Gro Smogeli, Assistant Chief of Police at Oslo politidistrikt, Norway.

During the meeting, both sides discussed topics of common interest and ways to promote cooperation and collaboration, as well exchange of experiences in various fields of security and policing between the Ministry of Interior of the UAE and the Norwegian Police.

The meeting was attended by Colonel Ali Mohammad Al Shamesi, from the Federal Criminal Police Directorate General; Colonel Abdul Wahid Ahmed Al Hammadi, Acting Head of the Interpol Department at the Ministry of Interior; Colonel Hussein Mahmoud Al Awadi, Acting Head of Public Relations Department at the Ministry of Interior; in addition to members of the visiting Norwegian delegation and the Norw ... Read more »

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ABU DHABI, United Arab Emirates - Monday, March 16th 2015 [ME NewsWire]

The Ministry of Interior marked the World Civil Defense Day under the slogan “Disaster Reduction within Sustainable Development”. Major General Rashid Thani Al Matroushi, Acting General Commander-in-Chief of Civil Defense, stressed that the countrywide observance of the World Civil Defense Day reflects the importance of the role of civil defense in both sustainable development and in the protection of life and property in various locations and in all circumstances. “It also highlights the commitment and keenness of our leadership to care for the Civil Defense sector and improve its services that are provided to all segments of the community and various sectors,”  said Major Gen. Al Matroushi.  

He added: “The UAE is endowed with a secure environment and a solid infrastructure. It is also extremely generous when it comes to supporting victims of natural disa ... Read more »

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ABU DHABI, United Arab Emirates - Thursday, March 19th 2015 [ME NewsWire]

The Department of Community Police at the Abu Dhabi Police participated in the activities of the 31st Unified GCC Traffic Week which was held this year under the slogan “Your Choice Determines Your Destiny”. The participation of the Community Police is in line with its goals of enhancing social communication by contributing to the activities and events that foster public awareness.

Lieutenant Colonel Hamoud Al Derebi Al Afari, Acting Head of Community Police Affairs, noted that the participation of the Community Police in the second week of activities for the GCC Traffic Week held in the Al Mushrif Mall, have been multifarious. The Department has coordinated with the Traffic and Vehicles Department in order to engage the Community Police volunteers in the activities of the GCC Traffic Week that have been held in the Yas Mall and Al Mushrif Mall.

He added that 10 volunteers w ... Read more »

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ABU DHABI, United Arab Emirates - Tuesday, March 17th 2015 [ME NewsWire]

In a bizarre incidence, an Asian tourist has been arrested by the Criminal Investigation Department (CID) at Abu Dhabi Police for begging from CID personnel in the parking lot of the CID building. According to Colonel Dr. Rashid Mohammad Borshid, Head of the Criminal Investigation Department (CID), the beggar of Asian nationality identified as ‘M. Y’ age 23 years, was unaware that he was playing his vile trick and attempting to play on the emotions of CID staff by claiming to be sick.

“Displaying rare agility for someone who was using a device for urinary incontinence, the beggar was caught by surprise and tried to run away after he realized that that he was soliciting for money from CID officers. He was not able to escape, however, and the CID officers detained the suspect as soon as he approached an adjacent building. Upon questioning the suspect, we found AED 250 in his poss ... Read more »

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Adverse Reactions

Adverse reactions reported in ≥5% of patients were (OTEZLA%, placebo%): diarrhea (17, 6), nausea (17, 7), upper respiratory tract infection (9, 6), tension headache (8, 4), and headache (6, 4).

Use in Specific Populations

Pregnancy and Nursing Mothers: OTEZLA is Pregnancy Category C; it has not been studied in pregnant women. Use during pregnancy only if the potential benefit justifies the potential risk to the fetus. It is not known whether apremilast or its metabolites are present in human milk. Caution should be exercised when OTEZLA is administered to a nursing woman.

Renal Impairment: OTEZLA dosage should be reduced in patients with severe renal impairment (creatinine clearance less than 30 mL/min); for details, see Dosage and Administration, Section 2, in the Full Prescribing Information.

Please click here for Full Prescribing Information.

About Psoriasis

Psoriasis is an immune-mediated, non-contagiou ... Read more »

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INGELHEIM, Germany - Saturday, March 21st 2015 [ME NewsWire]

Nearly double the percentage of patients on BI 655066 with clear or almost clear skin (PASI 90) after 12 weeks vs. ustekinumab1
BI 655066 selectively blocks IL-23, a key protein involved in psoriatic skin inflammation1

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- For non-UK/non-Canadian media only

For the first time, Boehringer Ingelheim announced Phase II data from its investigational compound BI 655066*. Nearly double the percentage of patients with moderate-to-severe plaque psoriasis achieved clear or almost clear skin (described as PASI 90) after 12 weeks of treatment with BI 655066 compared to ustekinumab (77.1 percent versus 40 percent of patients).1 The study (NCT02054481) investigated the efficacy and safety of the new compound versus the commonly used psoriasis treatment, ustekinumab.1 BI 655066 had similar safety and tolerability to ustekinumab.1 The new data were presented today in a late-breaker session at t ... Read more »

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Preparing a promising and talented future

ABU DHABI, United Arab Emirates - Tuesday, March 17th 2015 [ME NewsWire]

The Ministry of Interior (MoI) launched the Distinguished Leadership Competencies Program organized by the Creativity and Leadership Development Center. The program is designed to prepare and develop the promising abilities of the future creative officers at the Ministry. The launch of the second edition of the program reflects the keenness of the MoI to continuously implement quality programs that are centered on enhancing police performance; and to support the bid to maintain excellence in customer services and improve performance indicators.  

Major General Dr. Nasser Lakhrebani Al Nuaimi, Secretary General of the Office of HH Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Interior, noted that the promotion and development of human resources in accordance with the best international practices are the Ministry’s top priorities. “Program ... Read more »

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Third phase III study with OTEZLA to demonstrate statistically significant improvements versus placebo for the primary and key secondary endpoints at week 16

SUMMIT, N.J. - Saturday, March 21st 2015 [ME NewsWire]

More patients achieved a PASI-75 response at week 32 than at week 16 for those randomized to OTEZLA at baseline and those switched from etanercept to OTEZLA at week 16

In a post-hoc analysis of PASI-75 at week 16, there was no statistically significant difference between OTEZLA and etanercept

No new safety signals identified through week 32 for OTEZLA

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Celgene Corporation (NASDAQ:CELG) today announced that results from its ongoing phase III LIBERATE trial evaluating Otezla® (apremilast), the Company’s oral, selective inhibitor of phosphodiesterase 4 (PDE4), in patients with moderate to severe plaque psoriasis were presented at a late-breaker presentation at the 73rd Annual Meeting of the American Academy of ... Read more »

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