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Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates - Tuesday, June 23rd 2015 [ME NewsWire]

The Ministry of Interior commenced its Ramadan Councils on Monday evening, under the theme “Innovation through Dialogue”. The nine councils are organized at the countrywide level by the Law Respect Culture Bureau at the General Secretariat of the Office of H.H Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Interior; and tackled the topic of “police and interrogation centers”.

The main topic included three different themes, notably, the mechanisms for fighting crime; the fight against drugs; and the fight against cybercrime. It shed the light on the key challenges that may face police and interrogation centers; such as the culture of reporting crimes; cultural and national pluralism in the country; and the most common crimes.

Colonel Dr. Salah Obeid Al Ghoul, Director of Law Respect Culture Bureau, ... Read more »

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ABU DHABI, United Arab Emirates - Monday, June 22nd 2015 [ME NewsWire]

The Abu Dhabi Civil Defense Director General’s Ramadan Tournament kicked off yesterday evening, Sunday. The tournament is organized by the General Directorate of Abu Dhabi Civil Defense for the fourth consecutive year, and includes competitions in football, volleyball, tug-of-war, and a civil defense officers’ challenge.

The tournament consists of 12 competitor teams in football – which will be held at the Petroleum Institute in Abu Dhabi; six volleyball teams; four teams in the tug-of-war; and 22 participants in the civil defense officers’ challenge (for the fastest civil defense team to put on the full firefighting gear). The participating teams and competitors come from various Civil Defense stations and from the Petroleum Institute in Abu Dhabi.

The inauguration was attended by Lt. Colonel Mohammed Abdul Jalil Abdullah Ahmed Al Ansari, Director General of Civil ... Read more »

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ABU DHABI, United Arab Emirates - Monday, June 22nd 2015 [ME NewsWire]

A joint team from the Ras Al Khaimah Police and Um Al Quwain Police arrested a Gulf national in possession of 35,000 narcotic pills and 6 kilograms of hashish that he had smuggled via the Ras Al Darah border post in Ras Al Khaimah.

In a statement from the Ministry of Interior (MoI), the Anti-Narcotics Department at the Ras Al Khaimah Police had received a confirmed tip-off about a Gulf national who had managed to smuggle drugs into the UAE via the Ras Al Darah border post. The suspect was planning to sell and deliver the drugs to two other Arabs residing in the UAE.

In coordination with the customs officers at the Al Darah border post, the police searched the vehicle as if naturally facilitating transit procedures in order to avoid arousing the suspicion of the suspect. It appeared that in an attempt to clear himself of any suspicion, the suspect had brought his wife and children with him. ... Read more »

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AMSTERDAM - Wednesday, June 24th 2015 [ME NewsWire]

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- ZTE, a leading global mobile device maker, announced today at the LTE World Summit 2015 the launch of a new 4G mobile hotspot in partnership with Uros. The ZTE Goodspeed 4G mobile hotspot MF900 is manufactured under a technology license from Uros and will offer Goodspeed mobile internet service for affordable international data roaming.

“We are excited to join forces with Uros to unveil this brand new roaming solution, which we believe busy international travelers will find incredibly handy,” said Adam Zeng, CEO of ZTE Mobile Devices. “The manufacturing of the Goodspeed MF900 is already underway and we expect to see strong shipments for this product.”

“Developing an innovative product like this with ZTE has been swift, and the end result is of the highest quality,” said Tommi Uhari, CEO of Uros. “We believe that the performance, battery life and the ... Read more »

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Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates - Friday, June 19th 2015 [ME NewsWire]

The Al Ain Residency and Foreigners Affairs Department at the Directorate General of Residency and Foreigners Affairs in Abu Dhabi carried out a successful mock fire drill to extinguish a fire that broke out at its building. During the drill, which was conducted in cooperation with Al Ain Civil Defense Department, rescue teams managed to evacuate staff members and customers and put out the fire within minutes.

As per the drill’s scenario, the Al Ain Civil Defense Department received a tip-off on the outbreak of the ‘fire’ at 10:00 am. As soon as the alarm sounded, safety officials evacuated the building and escorted employees and customers to muster points pending the arrival of civil defense and rescue and ambulance teams. The evacuation plan was conducted according to the scenario after notifying the relevant police authorities and Civil Defense, which immediately rushed to the ... Read more »

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NEW YORK - Tuesday, June 23rd 2015 [ME NewsWire]

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- The Estée Lauder Companies Inc. (NYSE:EL) announced this week that Guillaume Jesel has been named to the position of Senior Vice President/Global General Manager, TOM FORD BEAUTY. In this role, he leads the global beauty brand, working directly with Tom Ford, President and CEO of TOM FORD INTERNATIONAL and reporting to John Demsey, Group President, The Estée Lauder Companies.

“Guillaume is incredible,” said Tom Ford. “A great talent, a brilliant business man, and a wonderful leader. I could not be more pleased to have him as TOM FORD BEAUTY’s Global General Manager. Through his tenure at The Estée Lauder Companies and his career, he has gained a profound understanding of the global beauty industry. His experience is invaluable as we launch in China and continue to build our beauty business internationally.”

“Guillaume has already had a major impact on the br ... Read more »

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Dubai, United Arab Emirates - Wednesday, June 24th 2015 [ME NewsWire]

Chedid Europe Reinsurance Brokerage Limited (trading as Chedid Re) announced its registration as a Lloyd’s broker. This announcement comes as a natural extension for the longstanding successful cooperation that started in April 1999 between Chedid Re in Cyprus and Lloyd’s, a time during which Chedid Re was operating as a Lloyd’s cover holder.

Chedid Re’s registration as a Lloyd’s broker comes to prove that the company is a trusted international partner and a major regional player in the reinsurance industry with a sustained expansion that results in a full international exposure.

“I am pleased that Chedid Re has become a new registered broker at Lloyd’s. The goal of Lloyd’s Vision 2025 strategy is to become the global centre for specialist insurance and reinsurance, and we look forward to working with Chedid Re in achieving this.” said L ... Read more »

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