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ABU DHABI, United Arab Emirates - Sunday, June 7th 2015 [ME NewsWire]

Participants in the Ministry of Interior’s Council recommended enhancing the role of family guidance and family monitoring on youths and teenagers, in order to counter and fight the scourge of drugs.

The council was hosted recently by Emirati citizen Saeed Mohammed Khalaf Al Rumaithi, at his house in Al Ain city, with the presence of Brigadier Ali Khalfan Al Dhaheri, Director General of the Headquarters Affairs at Abu Dhabi Police. The council was moderated by media personality Rashid Al Nuaimi, Secretary of the office of the Al Khaleej Newspaper in Al Ain. The council is held under the awareness councils that are organized by the Law Respect Bureau in the Ministry of Interior, throughout the year.

Held under the title “Drugs and Targeting the Youths,” the council called for enhancing the efforts of all concerned organizations in the country to prepare awareness programs t ... Read more »

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Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates - Friday, June 5th 2015 [ME NewsWire]

The Traffic and Patrols Directorate of the Abu Dhabi Police recently showcased the dangers of fitting their vehicles with substandard, counterfeit or expired tires during an awareness-raising lecture in Al Ain. The lecture, which was organized by the directorate in coordination with the Saaed Society to Reduce Traffic Accidents, was held at Bakhit Suwaidan Al Nuaimi’s majlis in Al Ain; and falls in line with directorate’s tires safety initiative, aimed at promoting traffic safety education among the various society segments, in a way that enhances the safety of drivers and road users in the emirate of Abu Dhabi.   

The Directorate urged motorists to regularly check their vehicles’ fitted tires as well as the reserve (spare) tire for any faults or damages before hitting the road. It also called upon them to check to check the air pressure and integrity of all their vehicl ... Read more »

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ABU DHABI, United Arab Emirates - Sunday, June 7th 2015 [ME NewsWire]

A delegation from the Ministry of Interior (MoI), headed by Brigadier Ghaith Hassan Al Zaabi, Director General, Traffic Coordination Directorate General, Ministry of Interior, participated in the 32nd Meeting of the Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC) Traffic General Directors that was recently held in the Saudi Capital, Riyadh.

The Meeting tackled a number of topics including the media strategy implemented in raising unified traffic awareness, joint traffic awareness programs, in addition to conducting studies to assess previous Unified Traffic Weeks, and linking the violation registration systems at the traffic general directorates in GCC states. The conferees also reviewed the Unified Traffic System of the GCC states.

Brigadier Al Zaabi noted that the meeting strengthens mutual cooperation among the GCC states that utilize its civilized cohesion to develop traffic capacities. This will positi ... Read more »

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ABU DHABI, United Arab Emirates - Sunday, June 7th 2015 [ME NewsWire]

A delegation from the Security Scenarios Department at the General Secretariat of the Office of H.H Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Interior recently visited the Los Angeles Police Department (LAPD) at the United States of America (USA). The delegation, headed by Major Dr. Saif Salem Lakhrebani Al Nuaimi, Director of Security Scenarios Department to examine LAPD experience and methodologies in security training and planning.

The delegation met Horace Frank, Commander-Assistant of Counter-Terrorism and Emergency Operations at the LAPD Headquarters. In a lecture delivered by Captain Philip Fontanetta, Commanding Officer of the Emergency Operations Division, the delegation was briefed about the methods of security scenarios preparation and practical implementation.

After that, the delegation reviewed the virtual training plans and programs. At the end of the visit, the delegation toured ... Read more »

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BOUDRY, Switzerland - Wednesday, June 10th 2015 [ME NewsWire]

Study Abstract Reports OTEZLA (apremilast) Demonstrated Improvements at Week 52 in Enthesitis and Dactylitis

Improvements in Enthesitis and Dactylitis at Week 52 Were Sustained Through Week 104

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Celgene International Sàrl, a wholly-owned subsidiary of Celgene Corporation (NASDAQ:CELG), today announced that the findings from a long-term (104-week) post-hoc analysis of pooled data from the PALACE phase III clinical trial program of Otezla® (apremilast) will be presented at the European League Against Rheumatism (EULAR) Annual Congress in Rome, Italy. OTEZLA is the Company's oral, selective inhibitor of phosphodiesterase 4 (PDE4) approved for the treatment of adults with active psoriatic arthritis.

“Dactylitis and enthesitis are common, painful manifestations of psoriatic arthritis that can be difficult to treat,” said Dafna Gladman, M.D., FRCPC, Professor ... Read more »

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HIGHLAND HEIGHTS, Ky. - Tuesday, June 9th 2015 [ME NewsWire]

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- General Cable Corporation (NYSE: BGC) today announced that its Board of Directors has named Michael T. McDonnell as President and Chief Executive Officer and member of the Board of Directors, effective July 1, 2015. Mr. McDonnell, who was previously Chairman, President and Chief Executive Officer at TPC Group, will succeed Gregory B. Kenny, who has led the Company since 2001 as President and Chief Executive Officer. Mr. Kenny will retire as of July 1, 2015, but will remain available to Mr. McDonnell and to the Board in an advisory capacity through year-end. John E. Welsh, III will remain Chairman of the Board.

“After a comprehensive search that included a number of highly qualified candidates, we are pleased to name Mike as the new President and Chief Executive Officer of General Cable,” said John E. Welsh, III, Chairman of the Board. “Mike is an experienced chief executi ... Read more »

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Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates - Friday, June 5th 2015 [ME NewsWire]

The Ministry of Interior, represented by the Policies Section at the Directorate General of Strategy and Performance Development, and the Ministry of Higher Education and Scientific Research (MoHESR), discussed policy governance and management  during  a specialized workshop organized by the Ministry of Interior. The workshop, held in collaboration with the Ministry of Higher Education and Scientific Research (MoHESR), took place at Aloft Hotel in Abu Dhabi.

Major General Dr. Nasser Lakhrebani Al Nuaimi, Secretary General of the Office of HH Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Interior, explained that the workshop falls within the plans to exchange expertise and knowledge between the country’s institutions to enhance the quality of life in the UAE community, through efficient communication and transparency in the provision of distinguished police services to citizens, residents an ... Read more »

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ABU DHABI, United Arab Emirates - Thursday, June 4th 2015 [ME NewsWire]

The Directorate General of Residency and Foreigners hosted a ceremony to honor a number of employee veterans from the different departments and sections, in recognition of their efforts to upgrade police work.

Colonel Yusuf Ismail Khouri, Deputy Director General of Residency and Foreigners Affairs in Abu Dhabi, emphasized the directorate’s keenness to streamline customers’ transactions as per the best international standards. This would achieve the highest levels of customer satisfaction, and increase the public’s trust in the provided services in accordance with the Ministry of Interior’s Strategy.

During the ceremony, which was held at the Emirates Institute for Citizenship, Residency and Ports, Colonel Al Khouri distributed certificates of thanks and appreciation to the 48 honored employee veterans, in the presence of heads of departments and chiefs of sections. ... Read more »

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 $7M Adult Literacy XPRIZE Will Incentivize Mobile Applications to Bring Low-Literate Adults to Basic Literacy Within 12 Months

LOS ANGELES - Monday, June 8th 2015 [ME NewsWire]

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- XPRIZE, the global leader in incentivized prize competitions, in partnership with the Barbara Bush Foundation for Family Literacy and the Dollar General Literacy Foundation, today announced the launch of the $7M Adult Literacy XPRIZE, a global competition challenging teams to develop mobile applications for adult learners that result in the greatest increase in literacy skills in just 12 months.

“A parent’s literacy level is a significant predictor of their child’s future educational success, influencing generations to follow,” said Barbara Bush, founder of the Barbara Bush Foundation for Family Literacy. “As I celebrate my 90th birthday today with my grandchildren and great-grandchildren, I am inspired and hopeful that this Adult L ... Read more »

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 $7M Adult Literacy XPRIZE Will Incentivize Mobile Applications to Bring Low-Literate Adults to Basic Literacy Within 12 Months

LOS ANGELES - Monday, June 8th 2015 [ME NewsWire]

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- XPRIZE, the global leader in incentivized prize competitions, in partnership with the Barbara Bush Foundation for Family Literacy and the Dollar General Literacy Foundation, today announced the launch of the $7M Adult Literacy XPRIZE, a global competition challenging teams to develop mobile applications for adult learners that result in the greatest increase in literacy skills in just 12 months.

“A parent’s literacy level is a significant predictor of their child’s future educational success, influencing generations to follow,” said Barbara Bush, founder of the Barbara Bush Foundation for Family Literacy. “As I celebrate my 90th birthday today with my grandchildren and great-grandchildren, I am inspired and hopeful that this Adult L ... Read more »

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Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates - Saturday, June 6th 2015 [ME NewsWire]

Five UAE citizens were killed today “Saturday”, in a horrific traffic accident, in Al Razeen area in Abu Dhabi, causing one of the vehicles to catch fire.

The operations room received a report at 10 am about an accident between two 4-wheel drive vehicles, which were involved in a head-on collision. The competent police teams were mobilized immediately, and the civil defense forces brought the fire under control, while traffic patrols secured the traffic at the accident site. Investigations are still ongoing to uncover the details of the accident.

Colonel Hamad Nasser Al Bloushi Head of Peripheral Regions Traffic Department at Abu Dhabi Police General Headquarters expressed his grief for this tragic accident. He pointed to the importance of adhering to the traffic laws and regulations, paying attention to the road while driving and refraining from over-speeding to preserve the ... Read more »

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Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates - Friday, June 5th 2015 [ME NewsWire]

The Security Media Department at the General Secretariat of the Office of H.H Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Interior, hosted a ceremony to honor and acknowledge the efforts of students that took part in its traffic-related radio awareness campaign, which was implemented as a part of the GCC Traffic Week. The honoring ceremony was attended by Major Fawaz Ali Abdullah, Director of Security Media Department; Major Mohammed Sultan Al Bloushi, Chief of the Support Services Section at the department; and representatives of the honored schools.

Alia Al Rumaithi, Radio Branch Manager at the Security Media Department, indicated that this experience is particularly important because it engages an elite group of students to educate parents. “The students assume a leading role in the activities rather than being mere recipients of the information that is disseminated. This method has proved to be ... Read more »

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