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The Culture of Volunteerism Included in MoI Police Officers Training Curriculum ABU DHABI, United Arab Emirates -Thursday, January 12th 2017 [ar]

The Police Officers Training Institute at the Ministry of Interior (MoI) added topics related to the importance of volunteerism within the themes of the training courses currently being held at the Institute. This comes in implementation of the initiative of His Highness the President of the UAE...

SES Completes Refinancing of O3b Debt LUXEMBOURG -Thursday, January 12th 2017  

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- SES S.A. (Euronext Paris:SESG) (LuxX:SESG) today announced the refinancing of the remaining O3b debt. Since acquiring the remaining shares in O3b, SES has refinanced the entire USD 1.4 billion of gross debt at a materially lower average funding rate. This will deliver a...

Leading Police Officials: the Award has Instilled the Concepts of Excellence in Institutional Work ABU DHABI, United Arab Emirates -Wednesday, January 11th 2017 [ar]

The Ministry of Interior (MoI) won six awards and two medals in the fourth edition of the Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Government Excellence Awards, during a ceremony held under the auspices of His Highness Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, UAE Vice President, Prime Minister and Ruler of...

With OT, Burkina Faso Now Has the Most Secure Driving License and Vehicle Registration Document in Africa COLOMBES, France -Wednesday, January 11th 2017 [ar]

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- OT (Oberthur Technologies), a leading global provider of embedded security software products and services, today announces that its cutting edge solution, Lasink™, has been chosen by Burkina Faso through a multi-year contract to supply highly secure vehicle registration...

Connecting People Places and Things Six Million Times! Cambium Networks Connects the Unconnected Around the World with... ROLLING MEADOWS, Ill. -Wednesday, January 11th 2017 [ar] [fr]

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Cambium Networks, a leading global provider of wireless networking solutions, today announced that high-speed connectivity is being deployed by network operators, public and private, of all sizes around the world, leading to shipments of more than six million modules. Proven to...

 UL ouvre sa nouvelle succursale au Maroc  CASABLANCA, Maroc -Wednesday, January 11th 2017 [fr]

(BUSINESS WIRE)--UL (Underwriters Laboratories), une entreprise internationale spécialisée dans la science de la sécurité, s’est récemment implantée dans la ville de Casablanca. Cette nouvelle succursale permettra à UL d’étendre sa présence sur l’un des marchés émergents les...

King Faisal International Prize 2017 Awarded across Five Categories in Saudi Arabia Riyadh, Kingdom of Saudi Arabia -Wednesday, January 11th 2017 [ar] [fr]  

The King Faisal Foundation, an international philanthropic organization based in Saudi Arabia since 1976 with the mission of preserving and perpetuating the legacy of King Faisal bin Abdulaziz Al Saud, has announced the winners of its much-anticipated King Faisal International Prize (KFIP)...

Professor Laurens Molenkamp Named Co-winner in Science Category of King Faisal International Prize 2017  Würzburg, Germany -Wednesday, January 11th 2017  

Professor Laurens Molenkamp, Head of the MBE Unit at the University of Würzburg, shared the win in the Science category of the King Faisal International Prize (KFIP) 2017 with Professor Daniel Loss of the Department of Physics at the University of Basel in Switzerland. The distinguished...

Professor Daniel Loss Named Co-winner in Science Category of King Faisal International Prize 2017  Basel, Switzerland -Wednesday, January 11th 2017 [fr]  

Professor Daniel Loss of the Department of Physics at the University of Basel shared the win in the Science category of the King Faisal International Prize (KFIP) 2017 with Professor Laurens Molenkamp, Head of the MBE Unit at the University of Würzburg in Germany. The distinguished...

Professor Tadamitsu Kishimoto of Osaka University Wins Medicine Category of King Faisal International Prize 2017  OSAKA, Japan -Wednesday, January 11th 2017  

Emeritus Professor Tadamitsu Kishimoto of Immunology Frontier Research Center at Osaka University in Japan has won the Medicine category of the King Faisal International Prize (KFIP) 2017 for his prominent role in developing a novel biological treatment for autoimmune diseases. The King...

Business and Sports Leaders Frank H. McCourt Jr. and Mark Walter Expand Partnership with Launch of McCourt Partners... NEW YORK -Wednesday, January 11th 2017 [ar] [fr]

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- McCourt Global, the business arm of McCourt LP, today announced that Frank H. McCourt, Jr., Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of McCourt LP, and Mark Walter, a founder and the Chief Executive Officer of Guggenheim Partners, have launched McCourt Partners, a private...

 Maverick Therapeutics and Takeda Announce Five-year Collaboration to Advance T-Cell Engagement Therapies  BRISBANE, Calif. & CAMBRIDGE, Mass. & OSAKA, Japan -Wednesday, January 11th 2017

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Maverick Therapeutics Inc., an MPM Capital portfolio company, and Takeda Pharmaceutical Company Limited (TSE:4502) announced today that they have entered a collaboration to develop Maverick’s T-cell engagement platform created specifically to improve the utility of T-cell...

Saif bin Zayed Launches Strategic Plan for GCC Countries and Jordan Search and Rescue Teams ABU DHABI, United Arab Emirates -Tuesday, January 10th 2017 [ar]

Lt. General HH Sheikh Saif bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Interior, launched the strategic plan for search and rescue teams for GCC countries and Jordan during a ceremony held on Tuesday at the Saint Regis Hotel on Abu Dhabi Corniche. HH Deputy Prime Minister and...

National Ambulance Participates in the Challenge of Reducing Fatalities on the Country’s Most Dangerous Roads ABU DHABI, United Arab Emirates -Tuesday, January 10th 2017 [ar]

Ahmed Saleh Al Hajeri, Deputy CEO at the National Ambulance underlined the National Ambulance’s eagerness to provide emergency services around the clock in all areas of the Northern Emirates, through a specialized operations room, a myriad of qualified medical staff and a fleet of ambulances...

Market Research Proves Success of Galderma’s Harmony Programme for Aesthetic Practice LAUSANNE, Switzerland -Tuesday, January 10th 2017

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Market research concludes that Galderma’s Harmony Programme for aesthetic Health Care Professionals (HCPs) significantly increases patient satisfaction. Using Harmony resulted in more returning patients and led to an increase in full face treatments. The research results...

Dubai International Financial Centre Launches ‘FinTech Hive at DIFC’, the Region’s First FinTech... Dubai, United Arab Emirates -Tuesday, January 10th 2017  

Dubai International Financial Centre (DIFC), the financial hub for the Middle East, Africa and South Asia (MEASA) region, and Accenture, a leading global professional services company, today announced the region’s first FinTech accelerator in Dubai. Set to launch in the first quarter of...

Top DIFC-based Indian firms leverage UAE-Indian axis to bolster GCC presence Dubai, United Arab Emirates -Tuesday, January 10th 2017  

Four major Indian finance firms are strengthening their operations at DIFC, highlighting the Dubai financial free zone’s position as a natural platform for investment from the subcontinent. Kotak Mahindra Bank and Federal Bank are upgrading their representative office status to Category 1...

GSMA Celebrates 4G Launch in Egypt and Commends the Government’s Commitment to Release More Spectrum in 2017 LONDON -Tuesday, January 10th 2017 [ar]

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- The GSMA welcomes the successful launch of 4G services by mobile operators in Egypt, and believes that Egypt’s leadership in 4G will serve as catalyst for economic growth and deliver broad societal benefits. During a recent visit to Egypt, the GSMA’s Director General...

GlobalSign Inaugurates Regional Office in Dubai Dubai, United Arab Emirates -Tuesday, January 10th 2017 [ar]

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- GMO GlobalSign K.K., a leading provider of trusted identity and security solutions and one of the longest established Certificate Authorities in the world, today announced the inauguration of its new office in Dubai. The local entity, GMO GlobalSign FZ-LLC, based in Dubai...

Keller Rohrback Client Named 2016 Arms Control Person of the Year SEATTLE -Tuesday, January 10th 2017 [ar]  

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Keller Rohrback is delighted to announce that the Republic of the Marshall Islands (RMI) and its former Foreign Minister Tony deBrum, have been officially named the “2016 Arms Control Person of the Year,” based on the RMI’s unprecedented legal actions to enforce the...