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A.M. Best Affirms Credit Ratings of Kuwait Reinsurance Company K.S.C.P. LONDON -Tuesday, May 1st 2018 [ar]

(BUSINESS WIRE) -- A.M. Best has affirmed the Financial Strength Rating of A- (Excellent) and the Long-Term Issuer Credit Rating of “a-” of Kuwait Reinsurance Company K.S.C.P. (Kuwait Re) (Kuwait). The outlook of these Credit Ratings (ratings) remains stable. The ratings reflect Kuwait...

Farmers Edge™ Releases Comprehensive 2018 R&D Roadmap with Over 90 New Digital Agricultural Innovations... WINNIPEG, Manitoba -Tuesday, May 1st 2018 [ar]  

(BUSINESS WIRE) -- Farmers Edge™, a global leader in decision agriculture, today released a comprehensive R&D roadmap outlining its product enhancement and innovation plans through to 2019. On the heels of introducing 19 new tools this year, Farmers Edge aims to release over 90 additional...

RTA Opens Registration for the Dubai World Challenge for Self-Driving Transport Dubai, United Arab Emirates -Tuesday, May 1st 2018 [ar] [fr]  

The Roads and Transport Authority (RTA) in Dubai opens today, May 1st, 2018, the registration for the Dubai World Challenge for Self-Driving Transport through the website www.sdchallenge.com. HE Mattar Al Tayer, Director-General and Chairman of the Board of Executive Directors of the RTA, had...

KCI, an Acelity Company, Shares Data Supporting Improved Patient Compliance and Wound Healing Outcomes with iOn... SAN ANTONIO -Tuesday, May 1st 2018 [ar]  

(BUSINESS WIRE) -- KCI, an Acelity Company, presented study results that demonstrate increased patient therapy usage immediately after patient contact using iOn PROGRESS™ Remote Therapy Monitoring. The oral presentation, presented at the 2018 Symposium of Advanced Wound Care (SAWC) Spring...

Sintavia Achieves NADCAP Accreditation for Additive Manufacturing DAVIE, Fla. -Tuesday, May 1st 2018 [ar]  

(BUSINESS WIRE) -- Sintavia, LLC, a leading Tier One metal additive manufacturer, announced today that it had achieved National Aerospace and Defense Contractors Accreditation Program (NADCAP) approval for its laser and electron beam powder bed fusion applications. The NADCAP accreditation is...

AURAK Hosts 16th UAE Mathday Ras Al Khaimah, United Arab Emirates -Tuesday, May 1st 2018 [ar]  

The American University of Ras Al Khaimah hosted the 16th UAE Mathday, featuring keynote speakers: Salah-Eddine Kabbaj of King Fahd University of Petroleum and Minerals, and Nader Masmoudi of New York University. The UAE Mathday is one of the largest math conferences in the UAE, where...

Beko embarks on a Global Mission to Prevent Childhood Obesity with FC Barcelona in support for UNICEF LONDON -Tuesday, May 1st 2018 [ar]  

(BUSINESS WIRE) -- Beko is taking on a global mission to help prevent childhood obesity via its Eat Like a Pro initiative and today, the leading home appliances brand is delighted to announce an exciting partnership with UNICEF and existing sponsorship partner, FC Barcelona and it’s...

African Economic Research Consortium (AERC) Appoints Incoming Executive Director NAIROBI, Kenya -Monday, April 30th 2018 [ar] [fr]  

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- The Board of Directors and Management of the African Economic Research Consortium (AERC) are pleased to announce the appointment of Njuguna Ndung’u as the next AERC Executive Director effective September 1, 2018. Prof. Njuguna Ndung’u is well known to the AERC network...

Lebanon’s American University of Technology (AUT) Signs a Strategic Partnership with Cambridge Assessment English... Dubai, United Arab Emirates -Monday, April 30th 2018 [ar] [fr]  

Under the patronage of Her Excellency Dr. Ghada Hinain, President, the American university of Technology (AUT) and Cambridge Assessment English signed a strategic partnership with Cambridge Assessment English to recognize Cambridge English C1 Advanced qualifications. This step will allow...

An Orthopaedic Surgeon Transformed A 16-Year-Alia’s Rare Leg Deformity Dubai, United Arab Emirates -Monday, April 30th 2018 [ar]  

Seeking the help and exceptional skills of Dr Mohamed Attia, who currently operates out of Emirates Hospital, a 16-year-old female patient named Alia (name changed for confidentiality reasons) sought with angulation (twisting) of the knees in both legs sought treatment. The rare condition,...

Waka Launches its Latin American Festive Evenings El Merkado Dubai, United Arab Emirates -Monday, April 30th 2018 [ar]  

Waka, the Dubai-based multi awarded Peruvian Restaurant, recently launched its Latin American festive evenings El Merkado offering its guests the authentic vibes of its home country Peru from its distinguished location at the luxurious Oberoi Hotel, in Business Bay, Dubai. Inspired by Latin...

Julphar Holds Annual General Assembly Meeting Ras Al Khaimah, United Arab Emirates -Monday, April 30th 2018 [ar]  

Julphar, one of the largest pharmaceutical manufacturers in the Middle East and Africa, held its annual General Assembly Meeting on Thursday (April 26) at the company’s headquarters in Ras Al Khaimah. The meeting was chaired by Julphar’s Chairman, His Highness Sheikh Faisal Bin Saqr Al...

Abdali Boulevard Company PSC awards its Facilities Management Services to EFS Facilities Services Dubai, United Arab Emirates -Monday, April 30th 2018 [ar]  

Abdali Boulevard Company PSC, a subsidiary of Abdali Investment and Development Group and the company behind The Boulevard, has recently awarded the management of its facilities to EFS Facilities Services, a global facilities management company with a presence in over 22 countries and whose...

AETOSWire Launches AW Audio Alerts for Journalists Dubai, United Arab Emirates -Sunday, April 29th 2018 [ar] [fr]  

AETOSWire, the news distribution arm of News Services Group (NSG) and the exclusive representative of Business Wire, a Berkshire Hathaway company, in Middle East and North Africa, launches the first-of-its-kind AW Audio Alerts for journalists. Sending press releases has never been made...

One Million Dollars Donated to Educate Refugee Children in Asia and MENA Region SHARJAH, United Arab Emirates -Sunday, April 29th 2018 [ar]  

(BUSINESS WIRE) -- A donation of USD 1 million has been given to strengthen the educational infrastructure for refugee and internally displaced children in Asia, Middle East and North Africa, at a time when according to UNHCR statistics, children represent about half of the displaced population...

Registration is Open for 2nd Solar Decathlon Middle East in 2020, With Prizes Totalling Over AED20 Million for the Two... Dubai, United Arab Emirates. -Sunday, April 29th 2018 [ar] [fr]  

Dubai Electricity and Water Authority (DEWA) has announced that registration is now open for the second Solar Decathlon Middle East (SDME). SDME was created through an agreement between Dubai Supreme Council of Energy, DEWA, and US Department of Energy. Dubai will host the first two rounds of...

Al Zahia Celebrates Spring with Its First Annual ‘Open Market’ Sharjah, United Arab Emirates -Sunday, April 29th 2018 [ar]  

Al Zahia, Sharjah’s premier lifestyle destination, celebrated spring with its first annual ‘Open market’ event, held at the community’s Trees Park. Designed to foster human engagement and social well-being, the ‘Open Market’ in Al Zahia was attended by over 600 residents, visitors...

Gemalto Enables Digitization of Hong Kong’s Octopus Card into Samsung Pay AMSTERDAM -Sunday, April 29th 2018 [ar]

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Gemalto, the world leader in digital security, announced that its Trusted Service Hub (TSH) is enabling the secure digitization of Octopus contactless smart cards into Samsung Pay. Named Smart Octopus in Samsung Pay, this new mobile payment service allows consumers to securely...

Road Safety Activation – ‘NO Speeding in Residential Communities!’ Dubai, United Arab Emirates, -Saturday, April 28th 2018 [ar]  

High percentage of road accidents occur within a short distance from home Focus on ‘NO Speeding in Residential Communities’ Community events and dedicated pledge Creating a safer driving culture must start at home and in our neighborhoods Good behavior starts at home! This is...

Nordson EFD’s P-Jet SolderPlus Jet Valve Wins SMT China VISION Award and EM Asia Innovation Award EAST PROVIDENCE, R.I. -Friday, April 27th 2018 [ar]

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Nordson EFD, a Nordson company (NASDAQ: NDSN), the world’s leading precision fluid dispensing systems manufacturer, announces its new pneumatic Liquidyn® P-Jet SolderPlus® solder paste jetting system was recently recognized with two prestigious industry awards for...