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ITWORX Education calls to bring Syrian refugee children back to school at the Syria Donors Conference London, UK -Tuesday, February 9th 2016 [ar]  

ITWORX Education, the leading education services and software solutions provider, a division of the global software professional services organization ITWORX, backed by the EuroMena funds, was proud to participate at the Syria Donors Conference that was held in London on February 4, 2016, where...

Ferring announces the start of the PRONOUNCE Trial for patients with advanced prostate cancer and cardiovascular disease... SAINT PREX, Switzerland -Tuesday, February 9th 2016 [ar] [fr]

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Ferring Pharmaceuticals announced today the commencement of the Phase 3b PRONOUNCE Trial. The trial will compare the occurrence of major adverse cardiovascular events (MACEs) in patients with prostate cancer and cardiovascular disease (CVD), receiving the GnRH receptor...

Boubyan Bank Offers the First Contactless Payment Cards to Kuwait Thanks to OT COLOMBES, France -Tuesday, February 9th 2016 [ar]

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Oberthur Technologies (OT), a leading global provider of embedded security software products, services and solutions today announced its selection by Boubyan Bank, a leading bank in Kuwait to offer the first contactless payment cards.   In order to offer its customers...

The Times of India Film Awards (TOIFA) hosts its second edition in Dubai this March Dubai, United Arab Emirates -Tuesday, February 9th 2016 [ar]  

TOIFA-The Times of India Film Awards, will take place in Dubai this year. The Times of India Group, India’s largest media conglomerate, today announced the second edition of TOIFA with presence of popular Bollywood actors Varun Dhawan and Jacqueline Fernandez in Dubai. The Group is confident...

ADM Further Expands Global Sweetener Footprint With Purchase of Moroccan Processing Facility CHICAGO -Tuesday, February 9th 2016

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Archer Daniels Midland Company (NYSE: ADM) today announced that it has agreed to acquire from Tate & Lyle (LON: TATE.L) a Casablanca, Morocco-based corn wet mill that produces glucose and native starch.   “The Morocco plant, which serves both global and regional...

TOMTEC’s Corporate Brand Identity Change MUNICH -Tuesday, February 9th 2016 [ar]

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- For 25 years, TOMTEC has been known for its analytical software, especially in 3D ultrasound within the fields of cardiology and radiology. The company has made a name for itself in the clinical environment and industry, as well as in research centers, due to its consistent...

J.P. Morgan Sponsors Dubai Duty Free Tennis Championships NEW YORK -Tuesday, February 9th 2016 [ar]

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- With a long-standing presence in the Middle East serving clients across the region for 80 years, J.P. Morgan is delighted to announce the firm’s sponsorship of the Dubai Duty Free Tennis Championships for the second year running. This year marks the 24th ATP event and the...

Saif Bin Zayed: The Integration Doctrine Serves As a Bridge between the Past and the Future ABU DHABI, United Arab Emirates -Monday, February 8th 2016 [ar]  

• An Integration Doctrine was one of the key pillars of the founding fathers’ work • Our leaders anticipate the future in an integrative approach between all sectors • The UAE’s readiness and cohesion proves skeptics wrong • Responding to crisis only when they occur means...

Uganda Deploys Biometric Technology to Improve General Election Transparency LONDON -Monday, February 8th 2016 [ar]

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- In ten days, on February 18th Uganda’s General Elections will take place. The Electoral Commission of Uganda is partnering with Smartmatic, the world’s leading electronic voting technology company, to use a biometric voter authentication technology solution that validates...

SES-9 Launch Targeting Late February LUXEMBOURG -Monday, February 8th 2016  

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- SES S.A. (NYSE Paris:SESG) (LuxX:SESG) announced today that it is targeting a 24 February 2016 launch date (with a backup date of the 25th) for its new satellite, SES-9. This date was mutually set by SES and the launch operator for SES-9, SpaceX, the Hawthorne, California based...

Astrazeneca’s Combination of Durvalumab with Tremelimumab Shows Clinical Activity in Non-Small Cell Lung Cancer... LONDON -Monday, February 8th 2016 [ar] [fr]

Lancet Oncology reports Phase Ib study (study 006) of combined PD-L1 and CTLA-4 checkpoint inhibitors in locally advanced or metastatic NSCLC   Early results support AstraZeneca’s combination strategy in immuno-oncology with potential combination efficacy for patients with PD-L1...

Bapco Successfully Trains 200 People Using a Mix Telematics Safety Solution Dubai, United Arab Emirates -Monday, February 8th 2016 [ar]  

During 2015, MiX Telematics, a leading global provider of fleet and mobile asset management solutions, in conjunction with the Learning Section of Bapco’s HR Department, has trained 200 people in defensive driving techniques, through MiX Telematics’s e-Learning program. The final 20...

Xignite Closes $20M Series C Funding Round Led by QUICK Corp. SAN MATEO, Calif. -Monday, February 8th 2016 [ar]

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Xignite, the leading provider of market data cloud solutions for financial institutions and financial technology companies, today announced that it has raised $20.5 million in a Series C funding round led by Tokyo-based QUICK Corporation, part of the Nikkei Group and...

Saif bin Zayed Attends the Final Rehearsal of the Police College Graduation Ceremony ABU DHABI, United Arab Emirates -Sunday, February 7th 2016 [ar]  

Lt. General HH Sheikh Saif bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Interior, attended the final rehearsal of the graduation ceremony for the 26th batch of police cadets and university degree holders, and the 10th batch of female university degrees holders, which was held this...

Al Ka’bi Council Encourages Fostering Traffic Awareness ABU DHABI, United Arab Emirates -Sunday, February 7th 2016 [ar]  

Participants at the council held by Juma’a Saeed Al Ka’bi stressed the importance of fostering efforts to increase traffic awareness among all community segments and increasing public engagement in traffic awareness programs. This will minimize and reduce traffic accident rates. It will also...

Police Team to Participate in the Half Marathon Championship Organized in Jordan ABU DHABI, United Arab Emirates -Sunday, February 7th 2016 [ar]  

The board of the Police Sports Association approved the formation of the United Arab Emirates (UAE) police team that will participate in the Asian club taekwondo championship for women, to be held in Sharjah in 2016. The board also approved the participation in the Arab Police Championship half...

Sub-Accounts for Using MoI Electronic and Smart Services ABU DHABI, United Arab Emirates -Sunday, February 7th 2016 [ar]  

The Executive Office of the Ministry of Interior’s Smart Government Program is studying the possibility of creating sub-accounts for users of the ministry’s smart and electronic services in the public and private sectors. This could be realized by developing a new mechanism that enables both...

Business Leaders Discuss the Impact of VAT on Businesses in the United Arab Emirates Dubai, United Arab Emirates -Sunday, February 7th 2016 [ar]  

In June 2014, the long anticipated announcement came from the UAE Ministry of Finance about its plans to establish a corporate tax and VAT regime as part of its efforts to ‘[ensure] the sustainability of the federal government’s financial resources.’ (Ministry of Finance, 2014 annual...

DMS and Anghami Celebrate Two Years of Partnership Dubai, United Arab Emirates -Sunday, February 7th 2016 [ar]  

Anghami and DMS recently celebrated two years of fruitful partnership and growth. The occasion was marked with a celebration hosted on the Choueiri Group Building’s rooftop, which housed over 600 people. DMS, which serves as Choueiri Group’s digital media arm and Anghami’s strategic...

Panasonic Develops Industry-First*1 123dB Simultaneous-Capture Wide-Dynamic-Range Technology Using an... OSAKA, Japan -Saturday, February 6th 2016 [ar] [fr]  

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Panasonic Corporation today announced that it has developed a new wide-dynamic-range[1] technology that can improve simultaneous-capture wide dynamic range[2] 100 times wider than conventional results can deliver, using a CMOS image sensor with an organic photoconductive film...