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With the Aim to Stop Reckless Drivers from Getting their Cars out of the UAE

Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates - Sunday, September 13th 2015 [ME NewsWire]

The Abu Dhabi Police was able to identify the driver of the second Mercedes car, which recently appeared in a video on social media. The video showed the motorist driving recklessly a UAE plate number car in a European country. Such behavior considered defaming to the UAE and its citizens, who are well known for their manners, good conduct, and adherence to the laws and cultural values everywhere.

Brigadier Eng. Hussein Al Harithi, Director General of Central Operations at Abu Dhabi Police, stated that the Traffic Investigations at the Traffic and Patrols Directorate at Abu Dhabi Police, monitored this irresponsible traffic behavior, identified the driver and interrogated him about the incident. The driver was kept in detention in order to be referred to the concerned authorities.

Al Harithi stressed ... Read more »

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Abu Dhabi Police Warns of Fraudulent Phone Calls

ABU DHABI, United Arab Emirates - Wednesday, September 9th 2015 [ME NewsWire]

An Emirati honey merchant, who thoughtlessly acted with chivalry, was conned into paying Dh27,400 following a fraudulent phone call from a fraudster requesting help to ship an imaginary coffin from Europe to the United Arab Emirates.

The Al Ain Police received a report from a citizen who claimed that he had been a victim of fraud. According to the police, the victim had paid to ship the fake coffin needed for an Emirati mother who had died of cancer, after he had been contacted by her alleged son who was in France.

According to the victim, "A. M.", the fraudster, who impersonated a government employee, emotionally manipulated the victim and deluded him into believing that they already knew each other and had previously entered into a commercial deal through social media.  The fraudster had allegedly taken the vi ... Read more »

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Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates - Wednesday, September 9th 2015 [ME NewsWire]

The Ministry of Interior has identified the conditions for UAE and Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC) nationals to obtain permits to purchase weapons from the Abu Dhabi International Hunting and Equestrian Exhibition (ADIHEX), currently taking place at the Abu Dhabi National Exhibition Centre (ADNEC).

Colonel Hamid Said Al Afrit, Head of the Weapons and Explosives Department at the Directorate General of the Security and Ports Affairs at Abu Dhabi Police, and Chairman of the ADIHEX Security Committee; noted that citizens wishing to obtain weapons permits from the exhibition must bring an original and valid passport, an original family book, original identity cards, and relevant photocopies.

Furthermore, citizens must also submit their labor card, an original certificate of good conduct issued by the relevant authorities – which can be applied for electronically or inside the exhib ... Read more »

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Ultra HD Content Produced by Harmonic Will Be Distributed over SES’s AMC-18 Satellite

PRINCETON, N.J. & LUXEMBOURG - Monday, September 14th 2015 [ME NewsWire]

(BUSINESS WIRE) -- SES S.A. (NYSE Paris:SESG) (LuxX:SESG), one of the world’s leading satellite operators, announced today the distribution of NASA’s new Ultra HD channel, produced by Harmonic, the leading video delivery infrastructure provider. The content will be delivered over SES’s AMC-18 satellite, one of three spacecraft (SES-1, SES-3, AMC-18) that make up SES’s Ultra HD neighbourhood at the centre of the orbital arc over North America. The new UHD channel is expected to launch on 1 November, following preliminary tests.

“Our three satellites at the foundation of SES’s North America Ultra HD platform enable the programmers to potentially reach more than 100 million U.S. television homes through virtually every cable TV, IPTV and direct-to-home provider ... Read more »

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The Foundation provides $1 million to assist four organizations providing humanitarian relief and will match employee donations dollar-for-dollar up to $500,000 for a potential $1 million in additional support

NEW YORK - Monday, September 14th 2015 [ME NewsWire]

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- JPMorgan Chase & Co. today announced up to $2 million in donations from its foundation and employees to provide immediate relief to refugees and help address the humanitarian crisis in Europe. Grants totaling $1 million from the JPMorgan Chase Foundation will support Save the Children, Oxfam, International Rescue Committee and International Medical Corps as they provide vital resources such as food, water, hygienic kits and medical support to those refugees arriving in countries such as Italy, Turkey, Greece and Lebanon.

The JPMorgan Chase Foundation is also launching an employee giving campaign that will match employee donations dollar-for-dollar to these organizations. Specific ... Read more »

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ABU DHABI, United Arab Emirates - Sunday, September 13th 2015 [ME NewsWire]

During a recent visit to the Abu Dhabi Police General Headquarters (GHQ), Dr. Jamal Sanad Al Suwaidi, Director General of the Emirates Center for Strategic Studies and Research (ECSSR), reviewed the tasks and the latest technologies used by the operation rooms at the GHQ.

Brigadier Engineer Hussein Ahmed Al Harthi, Director General of Central Operations at Abu Dhabi Police, gave a briefing about the role of the operation rooms in managing accidents, reports, and events; and described how, under the supervision of highly-qualified national staff members, the rooms use the latest technical systems, software, and technologies.

Al Suwaidi lauded the advanced services offered by the Abu Dhabi Police to the public as well as its efforts to follow the highest standards of quality and excellence; which are in line with the vision of the police leadership and within the framework of its strate ... Read more »

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 Newmont’s performance among the top 10 percent of the world’s largest companies

DENVER - Friday, September 11th 2015 [ME NewsWire]

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Newmont Mining Corporation (NYSE:NEM) was ranked by the Dow Jones Sustainability World Index (DJSI World) as the mining industry’s leader in overall sustainability, marking the ninth consecutive year the company has been included on the index. This year, the DJSI World – one of the most highly regarded sustainability indices – includes 317 global companies identified as leaders in the areas of sustainable economic, environmental and social performance. Newmont was the first gold company named to the index in 2007, and has been included on the DJSI North America Index every year since 2006.

“We’re honored that our economic, environmental and social performance was recognized as the best in the mining sector by the Dow Jones Sustainability World Index. This performanc ... Read more »

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ABU DHABI, United Arab Emirates - Friday, September 11th 2015 [ME NewsWire]

During the Ministry of Interior’s Council titled “Civilized Driving”, participants emphasized the need to abide by traffic laws and observe the legal speed limits on roads. The council, which was hosted by Saeed Mubarak bin Ayedh Al Ketbi at his residence in the city of Al Ain, stressed the important role of the family in support of the efforts exerted by the Ministry of Interior to provide traffic safety.

The council, which moderated by media personality Rashid Al Nuaimi, Editor-in-Chief of Al Khaleej Newspaper in Al Ain, comes as a part of the year-long awareness councils organized by the Law Respect Culture Bureau in cooperation with the Security Media Department at the General Secretariat of the Office of H.H Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Interior. The participants stressed the important role of the community in curbing street racing; show-off stunts, recklessnes ... Read more »

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Tracked and arrested the reckless driver

Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates - Tuesday, September 8th 2015 [ME NewsWire]

The Abu Dhabi Police condemned the objectionable behavior of 24-year old UAE citizen, identified as A.S., who was driving recklessly “intentionally making loud noises” in a European country, stressing that such behavior undermines the reputation of the UAE and its citizens known for civilized behavior and compliance with rules and regulations, a feature that makes their country proud, wherever they go.

Brigadier Eng. Hussein Ahmed Al Harithi, Director General of Central Operations at Abu Dhabi Police, said that the Traffic Investigation Section at the Traffic and Patrols Directorate at Abu Dhabi Police, which keeps track of negative phenomena, inside the UAE and abroad, took notice of a video, which has been circulating across social media platforms, showing the young man recklessly performing stunts and “intentionally making ... Read more »

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ABU DHABI, United Arab Emirates - Tuesday, September 8th 2015 [ME NewsWire]

Lt. General HH Sheikh Saif bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Interior continued to visit and offer condolences to the families of the Emirati martyrs and armed forces heroes who died in the line of duty while participating in the Arab Coalition's 'Operation Restoring Hope' in Yemen.

His Highness visited the emirate of Fujairah and offered his condolences at the mourning majlis of the following martyrs: Mohammed Saeed Al Saraidi in Al Sidr area; Khalifa Abdullah Al Saraidi in Al Hala area; Khalifa Mohammed Al Yammahi and Rashid Saeed Al Yammahi in Al Tobin area; and Walid Ahmed Al Khadim in Dibba.

His Highness expressed his deep condolences and sincere sympathies to the families of the martyrs during his visits to the mourning tents. He prayed to Allah Almighty to have mercy of the martyr’s souls, to grant them eternal peace in heaven among th ... Read more »

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Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates - Tuesday, September 8th 2015 [ME NewsWire]

Female members of the Ministry of Interior have expressed their pride towards the mothers of the martyrs for raising the children of the nation to embrace the meaning of sacrifice, courage, and redemption. The members said that the mothers of the martyrs are the finest and most authentic examples of what it means to be an Emirati mother.

The women also added that the martyrs’ mothers are symbols of true courage and are adorned with the crown that comes with being a mother of a martyr; as they have given their dearly loved children for the beloved nation to defend and answer the call of national duty.

Al Kathiri: Example of Real Mothers

Colonel Expert Dr. Nawal Al Kathiri, from the Forensic Evidence Department at Abu Dhabi Police, praised the resolve and patient strength of the martyrs’ mothers when faced with such a loss. “These women are prime examples of wh ... Read more »

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Marina Arcade, luxury supertower overlooking the Palm launched

Dubai, United Arab Emirates - Wednesday, September 9th 2015 [ME NewsWire]

Dubai Marina has a new darling, and she’s making a style statement that’s already making waves within the residential property market in the UAE.

The elegant supertower features 1, 2, & 3 bedroom residences and a limited number of dazzling 4 bedroom penthouses with large terraces and private pools that overlook the Palm Jumeirah.

With interior design by multiple award-winning Studio Matteo Nunziati, the tower, which is already 24+ floors out of the ground will be handed over finished to premium standards rarely delivered in Dubai Marina.

With Al Rostamani Pegel LLC the main contractor, Al Ajmi Engineering project consultants, and Asteco as exclusive sales agent – the project partners are leaders in their respective fields.

Testament to the strength of the project, it is financed ... Read more »

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 Satellite-Delivered Premium Channel Features Broad Range of Content from Movies to Sports

PRINCETON, N.J. & LUXEMBOURG - Thursday, September 10th 2015 [ME NewsWire]

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- SES S.A. (NYSE Paris:SESG) (LuxX:SESG), one of the world’s leading satellite operators, announced today the launch of a 24/7 multi-genre linear Ultra HD cable TV channel via satellite. The new Ultra HD network is called High 4K TV and features a broad range of round-the-clock content from Ultra HD movies and TV shows to sports and documentaries.

Content for the new High 4K TV channel will be delivered over the SES-3 satellite, one of three satellites (SES-1, SES-3, AMC-18) that make up SES’s Ultra HD neighbourhood at the centre of the orbital arc over North America. High 4K TV will be the latest channel to join SES’s growing worldwide Ultra HD line-up. The trio of satellites at the core of SES’s North America Ultra HD platform enable programmers ... Read more »

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