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QNB Group Commences Operations in India Doha, Qatar. -Sunday, July 23rd 2017 [ar]

QNB Group, the largest financial institution in the Middle East and Africa, has recently commenced operations in the city of Mumbai, the economic capital of the Republic of India. The start of the Group’s operations in the Republic of India comes in support of its vision to become a leading...

President of Arabic Language Academy of Jordan suggests unified Arabic academy in Makkah Riyadh, Saudi Arabia, -Sunday, July 23rd 2017 [ar] [fr]  

There should be one unified Arabic language academy, instead of the 12 academies currently existing in the Arab world, and its headquarters should be Makkah City, said Khalid Al Karaki, President of the Arabic Language Academy of Jordan, the institution that won the King Faisal International...

Business confidence falls across the Middle East with further decline in sentiment expected Dubai, United Arab Emirates. -Sunday, July 23rd 2017 [ar]

Business confidence across the Middle East has fallen sharply in the last quarter and is now at its lowest level since the second quarter of 2016, according to the latest edition of the Global Economic Conditions Survey (GECS). The region is also likely to face further challenges over the...

The Paradise Foundation Launches First Overseas Conservation Program in Africa  KIGALI, Rwanda -Saturday, July 22nd 2017 [ar] [fr]

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- The Paradise Foundation, a not-for-profit environmental conservation organization in China, announced its first overseas conservation program in Africa today. The announcement was made during the Foundation delegates’ visit to the continent, led by Jack Ma, Co-Chairman of The...

Major Terrorist Plot Foiled in Saudi Arabia, Ministry of Interior Announces Riyadh, Saudi Arabia, -Friday, July 21st 2017 [fr]  

The Saudi Ministry of Interior has announced that a major terrorist attack was prevented by security services in the city of Saihat in the Qatif governorate. On the evening of Friday, July 14th, security services intercepted a stolen Toyota Corolla vehicle in a busy, built-up district of the...

AHF KENYA, NACC, Nairobi City County and Partners Hosts Street Dance Competition: Base Yangu, Dunda Yangu Grand Finale! ... NAIROBI, Kenya -Friday, July 21st 2017 [ar] [fr]  

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- AHF Kenya, in collaboration with NACC, Nairobi City County, and a host of partners will today light up Nairobi with the grand finale of Base Yangu, Dunda Yangu; under the theme “Street Dance With A Difference”. Base Yangu, Dunda Yangu translated as My Base, My Dance, is a...

Gigabit Britain Moves Closer to a Reality as Call Flow Deploys ADTRAN-Powered 10Gbps FTTH Infrastructure  LONDON -Friday, July 21st 2017 [ar] [fr]

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- ADTRAN®, Inc., (NASDAQ: ADTN), a leading provider of next-generation open networking solutions, today announced that Call Flow has chosen its XGS-PON solution to power the UK’s first generation of symmetric multi-Gigabit Fibre-to-the-Home (FTTH) services. The rapidly-growing...

Mercer Sets Forth Bold New Ideas to Address the Sustainability of Global Retirement Systems NEW YORK -Thursday, July 20th 2017 [ar]

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Mercer, a global consulting leader in advancing health, wealth and careers, and a wholly-owned subsidiary of Marsh & McLennan Companies (NYSE:MMC), today announced the launch of “Bold Ideas for Mending the Long Term Savings Gap,” which addresses ways to improve the $70...

Natalia Vodianova Joins PicsArt as Head of Aspiration SAN FRANCISCO -Thursday, July 20th 2017 [ar]  

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- PicsArt, the leading image editing app and creative social network, today announced the appointment of Natalia Vodianova, the supermodel and philanthropist, as Head of Aspiration. In this new role, Natalia will inspire and suggest opportunities to drive positive change through...

OT-Morpho Receives CSPN Certification for Its Embedded Secure Element for IoT PARIS -Thursday, July 20th 2017 [ar]

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- OT-Morpho, a world leader in digital security and identification technologies, today announced that its embedded secure element designed for the Internet of Things (IoT), IoThrive Tiny SE+, has obtained the highest level CSPN1 security certification. IoThrive Tiny SE+ is the...

Speakers from ITV, Sky, News Corp, Google and HBO Announced for IBC Cyber Security Forum  LONDON -Thursday, July 20th 2017 [ar]  

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- IBC announces today the line-up of speakers for its exclusive event on Cyber Security, part of the new of the C-Tech Forum launched this year. The invitation-only event that will be held on Friday 15th September will allow businesses to gain the latest insights into the threat...

Masimo Announces CE Marking of Noninvasive RPVi™, a rainbow® Multi-Wavelength Index of Pleth Variability NEUCHATEL, Switzerland -Thursday, July 20th 2017 [ar]  

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Masimo (NASDAQ: MASI) announced today the CE marking of RPVi™, a noninvasive and continuous measurement of the dynamic changes in perfusion index (Pi) that occur during one or more respiratory cycles. RPVi is designed to show changes that reflect physiologic factors such as...

SES: Rural Alaska Benefits from Enhanced WiFi and Broadband Services via Satellite LUXEMBOURG -Thursday, July 20th 2017  

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Alaskan internet service provider (ISP) OptimERA is leveraging SES Networks’ new managed infrastructure service and a full 72MHz transponder to significantly improve broadband connectivity speed 10-fold throughout the remote port city of Unalaska, and neighboring towns and...

Together for Safer Roads Names David Braunstein As President  WASHINGTON -Thursday, July 20th 2017 [ar] [fr]

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Together for Safer Roads (TSR), a coalition of global private sector companies, announced today that David Braunstein will join TSR as president on July 24. Braunstein is a seasoned business leader with deep global and emerging technologies experience within the private...

GSMA Announces Additional Keynotes, Programs and Participating Companies for 2017 “GSMA Mobile World Congress... ATLANTA -Thursday, July 20th 2017  

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- The GSMA provided further updates for the upcoming Mobile World Congress Americas, including several recently confirmed keynote speakers, new programs and events, and additional exhibitors and partners. Mobile World Congress Americas will take place September 12-14, 2017 at the...

Philip Morris International General Counsel Gives Expert Testimony at U.S. Commission Hearing on Global Threats Posed by... LAUSANNE, Switzerland -Thursday, July 20th 2017

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Marc Firestone, Senior Vice President and General Counsel of Philip Morris International (NYSE/Euronext Paris: PM), today appeared as an invited witness before the Commission on Security and Cooperation to offer expert testimony in support of the Commission’s objective of...

The World Games 2017 Delivered across Europe with SES Video LUXEMBOURG -Thursday, July 20th 2017  

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- The 10th edition of the World Games 2017 will be distributed in Europe jointly by SES and ATM System, the official host broadcaster for the multi-sport event. The international event, taking place in Wroclaw, Poland, from 20 to 30 July 2017, will be transmitted via two SES...

ABB: Building Growth Momentum  ZURICH -Thursday, July 20th 2017

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- SECOND QUARTER HIGHLIGHTS Total and base orders grew 3%1; higher orders in all regions Revenues up 1% Operational EBITA margin2 12.4%, dampened this quarter by commodity prices and some overcapacity Net income $525 million Cash flow from operating activities $467...

OT-Morpho Joins LoRa Alliance  PARIS -Wednesday, July 19th 2017 [ar]

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- OT-Morpho, a world leader in digital security and identification technologies, announces it has joined the LoRaTM Alliance as an official Adopter Member. OT-Morpho delivers solutions to enhance the secure authentication of LoRa-based Low Power Wide Area Networks...

Ranch and Coast Plastic Surgery: Reductive Augmentation Results in Rounder Appearance After Breast Reduction SAN DIEGO -Wednesday, July 19th 2017 [ar]

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- According to plastic surgeon Paul Chasan, MD, FACS, founder of Ranch and Coast Plastic Surgery in Del Mar, California, reductive augmentation is the best choice for women who want a higher and more round breast after breast reduction surgery. Although breast reduction...