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MoI Graduates 20 Members of Security Support in Arrest and Control Tactics ABU DHABI, United Arab Emirates -Sunday 14 August 2016  

The Ministry of Interior (MoI) graduated the first batch of 20 staff members from the Security Support Department at the General Directorate of Security Support. The specialized course aimed to qualify staff members in the area of suspect arrest and control. The course took place at the Police...

9th Edition of Sharjah Munshid Programme to Tour Seven Arab Countries -Sunday 14 August 2016  

Sharjah Media Corporation is preparing to launch the ninth edition of its Sharjah Munshid Programme, from 24th August – 7th September, an initiative held under the patronage of HH Sheikh Dr Sultan bin Muhammad Al Qasimi, Member of the UAE Supreme Council and Ruler of Sharjah, to identify the...

ADP Residency Honors Employee for Thwarting Illegal Passenger Transport Attempt -Friday 12 August 2016  

The General Directorate of Residency and Foreigners’ Affairs in Abu Dhabi honored Corporal Abdurrahman Mohammad Al Ali from the Ports and Passports Directorate in Abu Dhabi, in recognition of his efforts in thwarting an illegal passenger transport attempt through an Abu Dhabi land...

Special Security Forces GHQ Honors 3 Staff Members -Friday 12 August 2016  

The Special Security Forces General Headquarters (GHQ) at the Ministry of Interior honored three non-commissioned officers in recognition of their outstanding performance and dedication to work.   Brigadier Dr. Ali Salim Al Tunaiji, Deputy Commander of Special Security Forces, expressed...

Civil Defense Extinguish Fire at Abu Dhabi Warehouses -Friday 12 August 2016  

The Civil Defense and Rapid Intervention teams in Abu Dhabi managed to put out a fire that broke out on Friday at in the Abu Dhabi Ports warehouse district, behind the Abu Dhabi Cooperative Society in the Mina area. No casualties or injuries were reported in the incident. Lt. Colonel Mohammed...

Hilton Hotels & Resorts Arrives in Heart of Scottish Capital -Friday 12 August 2016  

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Hilton Hotels & Resorts today announced the official opening of Hilton Edinburgh Carlton, marking the 16th property in the Hilton Worldwide portfolio of brands in Scotland and the eighth Hilton Hotels & Resorts hotel in the country. More than four million tourists visit...

AHF AFRICA Celebrates Young People Globally, Calls for Urgent Response to End New HIV Infections, and AIDS among Young... -Friday 12 August 2016  

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- AIDS Healthcare Foundation, Africa Bureau, has charged the global community to speed up interventions in order halt the spate of new HIV infections and AIDS related deaths among young people. The charge was made in commemoration of the 2016 International Youth Day with the...

MoI Council Warns against the Negative Impact of Internet Misuse -Thursday 11 August 2016  

Participants in the Ministry of Interior’s Council hosted by UAE national Mohammed Bakhit Al Ketbi at his residence in Al Ain stressed the importance of raising awareness among children about the risks of Internet misuse, so as to protect them against potential online exploitation. Moreover,...

Copernicus: Earth’s Average Surface Temperature Sets Absolute New Record in July -Thursday 11 August 2016  

Copernicus Climate Change Service, operated by ECMWF, confirms July average surface air temperature 0.19 OC higher than previous records in 2009 and 2015. Conditions were exceptionally warm over north-western Russia where temperatures have led to melting permafrost. Warmer conditions...

UAE-IAA launches the 2nd Cycle of Best Practice Award in Internal Audit to acknowledge Industry Best Practices... -Wednesday 10 August 2016  

The UAE Internal Auditors Association (UAE-IAA), The Institute of Internal Auditors (IIA-Global) Affiliate in the UAE, has announced the 2nd Best Practice Award in Internal Auditto be held in Abu Dhabi this year. After the successful launch of the 1st cycle in 2015 in Dubai, the...

Bobbles Contract SES Capacity and MX1 Services to Launch New Global TV Platform for Expats in Europe -Wednesday 10 August 2016  

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- SES (Euronext Paris:SESG) (LuxX:SESG) announced today that bobbles.tv, a newly-launched pan-European Pay TV platform, has contracted SES capacity and MX1 services to launch a new global TV platform for expats in Europe. Expats can choose to subscribe to direct-to-home (DTH),...

New Pan-European Pay TV Platform bobbles.tv offers Television for International Communities -Wednesday 10 August 2016  

More of home: 25 channels for Chinese and Indonesian viewers for the launch More communities: Indian, Vietnamese and Korean packages soon to come More coverage: broadcast across Europe via Astra satellite and internet More flexibility: 7-day Catch up TV, and “no regret” price...

Azizi Developments Launches the AED350m “Roy-Mediterranean” Serviced Apartment Project -Wednesday 10 August 2016  

Azizi Developments, a leading UAE-based real estate developer with an influence in many international markets, has today announced the launch of its 271-unit, “Roy–Mediterranean” services apartment project – a high-end residential offering, with hotel facilities, located in the Al Furjan...

Discussing Preparations for the 2nd Edition of the USIP World Police Games, to be Hosted by the UAE -Wednesday 10 August 2016  

Lt. General Sheikh Ahmad Nawaf Al-Ahmad Al-Sabah, President of the International Police Sports Union (USIP) received a delegation from the Ministry of Interior (MoI) at his office in the neighboring country of Kuwait. The delegation was headed by Brigadier Mohammed Hamid bin Dalmouj Al Dhaheri,...

Abu Dhabi Civil Defense Extinguish Fire at Bani Yas Cooperative Society -Wednesday 10 August 2016  

The Civil Defense and Rapid Inteams managed to put out a blaze that gutted out three shops in the building of Bani Yas Cooperative Society (BCS) in Abu Dhabi on Wednesday, and prevented the fire from spreading to neighboring buildings and adjacent commercial shops. The fire destroyed the...

Will Smith Guest of Honor at American Culture Reception in Dubai -Tuesday 9 August 2016  

Will Smith was the guest of honor yesterday evening at an intimate reception for the UAE business and Emirati community. The event launched a new collaboration between the US Consulate General and Maven Marketing & Events to promote American Culture across Dubai and the Northern Emirates,...

Panasonic Acquired All Shares of German Software Company OpenSynergy -Tuesday 9 August 2016  

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Panasonic Corporation and OpenSynergy GmbH today announced that Panasonic has acquired all the outstanding shares of the German software company to make it a subsidiary on July 22. OpenSynergy is a high-tech company specializing in embedded automotive software for cockpit...

Will Smith Kicks Off Warner Bros. Pictures’ Suicide Squad Dubai Screening with Press Conference at Vox Cinemas -Monday 8 August 2016  

The Suicide Squad hype reached a fever pitch in Dubai yesterday at a press conference held at Vox Cinemas, Mall of the Emirates. On the panel for the press conference included: Will Smith himself; Cameron Mitchell, CEO of VOX Cinemas; Sarah Omolewu, Managing Partner, Maven Marketing & Events;...

Saif bin Zayed Honored by Arab Youth and Women Ambassadors Conference in Egypt -Saturday 6 August 2016  

The Arab Youth and Women Ambassadors on International Peace and Rejection of Violence and Terrorism Conference held in Sharm El Sheikh, Egypt, honored Lt. General HH Sheikh Saif bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Interior, in recognition of his efforts to instill peace...

Panasonic Opens "cloud9 Innovation Center", a State-of-the-Art Showroom in the United States -Friday 5 August 2016  

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Panasonic today announced that Panasonic Factory Solutions Company of America, a Panasonic group company, opened the cloud9 Innovation Center featuring its partnership with best-in-class complementary technology companies with which it works to deliver integrated, turnkey...