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Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates - Sunday, November 8th 2015 [ME NewsWire]

In his office, Major General Khalifa Hareb Al Khaiaili, Acting Assistant Undersecretary of the Ministry of Interior for Naturalization, Residency and Ports Affairs, met with a delegation from the General Department of Citizenship and Travel Documents at the Kuwaiti Ministry of Interior. The delegation was headed by Major General Mazen Al-Jarrah Al-Sabah, the Interior Assistant Undersecretary of Citizenship and Passport Affairs.

During the meeting, both parties discussed methods of cooperation and coordination between the UAE and Kuwait in the fields of naturalization and passports.

The Kuwaiti delegation also reviewed the notable achievements of the Naturalization, Residency and Ports Affairs in the UAE, and the strategic objectives of the sector. The delegation also reviewed key technologies utilized in the Sector’s work.

The meeting was attended by Brigadier Saeed Rakan ... Read more »

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ABU DHABI, United Arab Emirates - Thursday, November 5th 2015 [ME NewsWire]

The events of the Policing and Security Conference concluded yesterday with the participants praising the great achievements of the UAE’s Ministry of Interior (MoI) in fostering the security and stability of the nation. The participants additionally lauded the MoI’s ability to enforce justice and to fight crimes related to smuggling, forgery, human trafficking, and most notably, cybercrime. The Ministry’s firm methods for addressing these crimes were also acknowledged and admired.

The Policing and Security Conference at the Abu Dhabi National Exhibition Center (ADNEC), was held under the slogan ‘Global Challenges and Local Solutions’ and under the patronage of Lt. General HH Sheikh Saif bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Interior. The events were organized by Rabdan Academy, the Ministry of Interior, and Australian Charles Sturt University ... Read more »

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ABU DHABI, United Arab Emirates - Wednesday, November 4th 2015 [ME NewsWire]

A delegation representing the United Arab Emirates (UAE) participated in the 84th INTERPOL General Assembly held in Kigali, Capital of Rwanda Republic during 2-5 of November. This year’s meeting is held under the theme “Policing global threats in a dynamic environment.”

The UAE delegation was headed by Brigadier Sheikh Sultan Bin Abdullah Al Nuaimi, Commander-in-Chief of Ajman Police. He presented a paper in which he shed light on criminal aspects of drug promotion and abuse in the UAE, and the police experience in countering drugs. He also pointed out the advanced level of security in the UAE which contributed to registering 0% organized crime.

The session witnessed discussions of various topics on the agenda including current challenges facing police authorities worldwide, pressures of security threats of cross-border organized crime such as terrorism, drug dealin ... Read more »

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Additional Key Presentations on Takeda’s Leading Hematology-Oncology Portfolio to Highlight ADCETRIS (brentuximab vedotin) Five Year Overall Survival Data in Relapsed/Refractory Hodgkin Lymphoma and Pipeline Data

CAMBRIDGE, Mass. & OSAKA, Japan - Sunday, November 8th 2015 [ME NewsWire]

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Takeda Pharmaceutical Company Limited (TSE: 4502) today announced that it will present Phase 3 data from the TOURMALINE-MM1 ixazomib clinical trial at the 57th American Society of Hematology (ASH) Annual Meeting to be held in Orlando, Florida from December 5 to 8, 2015. A total of 19 company-sponsored abstracts representing the breadth and depth of Takeda’s hematology-oncology portfolio were accepted for presentation at this year’s meeting.

“We are particularly looking forward to this year’s ASH annual meeting. We will be presenting pivotal data on the ixazomib program, as well as the five year overall survival data for ADCETR ... Read more »

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More than 93 000 vehicles seized for worn-out tires over three years 

ABU DHABI, United Arab Emirates - Friday, November 6th 2015 [ME NewsWire]

According to Brigadier Khamis Ishaq Mohammed, Deputy Director of the Traffic and Patrols Directorate at Abu Dhabi Police, roads accidents caused by tires bursts have decreased by 49 per cent over the past five years (2010-2014) in Abu Dhabi. Deaths and serious injuries caused by tire bursts for the same period decreased by 58 per cent and 30 per cent respectively.

Brigadier Mohammed also noted a 7 per cent decrease in the number of accidents due to tire burst over the past ten months of the year,  compared with the same period last year. “This improvement is due to the positive outcomes achieved in traffic safety levels in the Emirate over the period,” he indicated.

The Deputy Director of the Traffic and Patrols Directorate at Abu Dhabi Police highlighted the unrelenting efforts exerted t ... Read more »

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Apartment Contains Secret Doors, Passageways and Hidden storage Rooms


Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates - Saturday, November 7th 2015 [ME NewsWire]

The Abu Dhabi Police managed to seize 30,000 counterfeit designer goods hidden in residential apartments, one of which was altered with secret doors, passageways and hidden rooms to store the illegal goods. The culprits were working out of these apartments and running an illegal trade to make illegal profit, thinking they would go unnoticed by the police and the competent supervisory authorities.

According to Colonel Dr. Rashid Mohammad Borshid, Head of the Criminal Investigation Department (CID), the goods were hidden in three apartments, in one residential building, one of which contained passageways leading to invisible storage rooms, behind wooden shelves, to stash and promote designer counterfeit goods.

Colonel Borshid said: “Three Bangladeshi men were arrested and interrogated in connectio ... Read more »

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Inspected the Anti-Narcotics Federal Directorate General

ABU DHABI, United Arab Emirates - Thursday, November 5th 2015 [ME NewsWire]

Lt. General HH Sheikh Saif bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Interior, in the presence of HE Sheikh Abdullah bin Mohammed bin Butti Al Hamed, Chairman of Abu Dhabi Water and Electricity Authority (ADWEA) witnessed the signing of a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) between the Abu Dhabi Police (ADP) and ADWEA. The signing ceremony took place in the Headquarters of the Ministry of Interior (MoI).

The MoU was signed by Brigadier Eng. Hussein Ahmed Al Harithi, Director General of Central Operations at Abu Dhabi Police from the ADP, and Faris Obaid Al Dhaheri, Director General from ADWEA.

The MoU aims at establishing cooperation in technical fields between the two sides, under which ADWEA will provide the ADP with a dark fiber network to streamline operation of the Information and Communication Techno ... Read more »

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Global experts at the International Conference on Polyphenols and Health discussed how cranberries may be a nutritional approach to reduce antibiotic use and support whole-body health.

TOURS, France - Saturday, November 7th 2015 [ME NewsWire]

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- An international team of scientists presented new evidence showing how cranberries are poised to be a compelling tool to help reduce antibiotic resistance and oxidative stress.

Reporting at the International Conference on Polyphenols and Health (ICPH) last Friday, the scientists revealed the growing evidence on how cranberries can help curb recurrent urinary tract infections (UTIs), the second most common type of infection in the body (Source). A lower number of infections would mean less use of antibiotics and less risk of developing antibiotic resistance. In addition, they touched on how the unique blend of polyphenol antioxidants – provided by cranberries – may assist in preserving heart ... Read more »

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Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates - Wednesday, November 4th 2015 [ME NewsWire]

Under the patronage of H.H. Lt. General Sheikh Saif bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Interior, the Customer Service Department at the Directorate General of Strategy and Performance Development, the General Secretariat of the Office of H.H Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Interior will be organizing the first forum for customer service Centers’ directors. The forum, titled “Excellence in Customer Service and Global Challenges”, will be held in cooperation and coordination with the Ministry’s strategic partners from the public and private sectors and will take place at the Address Downtown Hotel in Dubai.

The Forum will bring together an elite group of international and local speakers, to shed the light on international best practices for the development of services and to examine the challenges faced by institutions in their quest to att ... Read more »

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The region’s most prominent CSR and sustainability awards conferred on twenty organisations

Dubai, United Arab Emirates - Tuesday, November 3rd 2015 [ME NewsWire]

The Arabia CSR Awards eighth cycle concluded recently. In a glittering award ceremony 20 public and private organisations were acknowledged for their role in creating positive societal impact.

The Arabia CSR Awards is supported by the United Nations Global Compact and United Nations Environment Programme, Hawkamah and Terous. It was held under the auspices of the League of Arab States for the second consecutive year. Among sponsors of the award are: Ma’aaden, (Exclusive Strategic Sponsor), Petrochemical Industries Company (Platinum Sponsor), ENOC, NATPET and Gulf Petrochemical Industrial Company (Gold Sponsors), Diamond Developers (Industry Sponsor), RasGas (publications Sponsor) and Canon Middle East (Imaging Sponsor). Emirates Environmental Group is the Environmental Partner, DNV-GL it ... Read more »

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