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Sharjah’s Refugee Award Recognises Yemini Humanitarian Foundation Achievements with USD 100,000  SHARJAH, United Arab Emirates -Wednesday, May 3rd 2017 [ar]  

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- The Sustainable Development Foundation (SDF) in Yemen has been awarded USD 100,000 in recognition of its humanitarian efforts to save lives and restore dignity. In one of the Middle East’s unstable conflict zones, the foundation has provided the basic essentials of water,...

CloudHealth Technologies Extends its Flagship Platform to Optimize Resources Across VMware and Data Center... BOSTON -Wednesday, May 3rd 2017 [ar] [fr]  

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- CloudHealth Technologies, the leader in cloud service management, today announced that its industry-leading cloud service management platform for public cloud providers now also manages both VMware and physical server environments. CloudHealth is the industry’s first platform...

OT Provides its Smart InHouse Solution to Bank Muscat in Oman  COLOMBES, France -Wednesday, May 3rd 2017 [ar]  

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- OT (Oberthur Technologies), a leading global provider of embedded security software products, services and solutions, today announces the launch of Smart InHouse in Muscat, a new solution based on OT’s Common Personalization System (CPS) in partnership with Bank Muscat, the...

UAE Icebergs Project to Tip the Scales towards Climate Change in the Region and Transform the Rub’ El Khali Desert... ABU DHABI, United Arab Emirates -Tuesday, May 2nd 2017 [ar]  

The National Advisor Bureau Limited, which plans to tow icebergs from Antarctica to Fujairah coast as a new source of freshwater in the region, revealed that the towed icebergs may cause a significant and radical climate change in the region. Cold air gushing out from an iceberg close to the...

Takeda Announces FDA Accelerated Approval of ALUNBRIGTM (brigatinib) CAMBRIDGE, Mass. & OSAKA, Japan -Monday, May 1st 2017 [ar]  

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Takeda Pharmaceutical Company Limited (TSE: 4502) today announced that ALUNBRIG™ (brigatinib) has received Accelerated Approval from the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) for the treatment of patients with anaplastic lymphoma kinase-positive (ALK+) metastatic non-small...

AURAK Hosts United Nations Workshop Ras Al Khaimah, United Arab Emirates -Monday, May 1st 2017 [ar] [fr]  

The American University of Ras Al Khaimah (AURAK) has hosted a workshop on campus in conjunction with The United Nations Refugee Agency (UNHCR). The day-long workshop, which was organized with the help of Dr. Kai Bruns, chair of the university’s Humanities and Social Sciences Department,...

Wilo Middle East to Offer Water Solutions to Kuwaiti Market Dubai, United Arab Emirates -Monday, May 1st 2017 [ar]  

Wilo Middle East FZE, the leading pump manufacturer Headquartered in Germany, in cooperation with its local distributor in Kuwait Al Madadd Trading & Contracting Co. W.L.L, organized an intensive week of in-house seminars. The move comes in line with Wilo’s plans to offer water solutions to...

Gyeonggi Province Launches DMZ Half and Half Photo Contest  SUWON, South Korea -Monday, May 1st 2017 [ar]

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Korea’s Gyeonggi Provincial Government and Gyeonggi Tourism Organization (GTO) launched global DMZ Half&Half Photo Contest on Facebook and Instagram for six weeks starting from April 27. DMZ Half&Half Photo Contest is a global communication campaign aiming to redefine DMZ...

OT Provides Instant Card Issuance for Mashreq Bank in UAE  COLOMBES, France -Sunday, April 30th 2017 [ar]  

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- OT (Oberthur Technologies), a leading global provider of embedded security software products, services and solutions and a forerunner in the payment sector, has been selected by Mashreq Bank to deploy Instant Card Issuance in the United Arab Emirates (UAE). Mashreq Bank is...

UAE Exchange Partners with Oberthur Technologies to Launch Wearable Contactless Payments  COLOMBES, France -Sunday, April 30th 2017 [ar]  

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- UAE Exchange, the leading global remittance, foreign exchange and payment solutions brand, and OT (Oberthur Technologies) have partnered to launch “gocash” prepaid card of UAE Exchange through the first-ever contactless payment via wearable devices (powered by “Flybuy...

Maternal Medicine Conference Dubai, United Arab Emirates -Sunday, April 30th 2017 [ar]  

The conference is being conducted by the world most prestegious organisation Royal College of Obstetrician and Gyanecology (RCOG) of London, UK. This organisation will be assisted by the British Maternal & Fetal Medicine Society (BMFMS). It is the first time in the Middle East that the two...

Special Olympics and MetLife Foundation Announce International Partnership  LONDON -Friday, April 28th 2017 [ar]  

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Today, Special Olympics and MetLife Foundation, the philanthropic arm of global insurer MetLife, announced a $1.5 million, three year international partnership to expand Special Olympics Young Athletes across Europe, the Middle East and North Africa (“EMEA”). Young Athletes...

AGCO Mourns the Passing of Robert J. Ratliff, Company Founder and Industry Visionary  DULUTH, Ga. -Friday, April 28th 2017 [ar]  

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- AGCO Corporation (NYSE: AGCO), a worldwide manufacturer and distributor of agricultural equipment and solutions, mourns the passing of founder and former President, Chairman and CEO Robert J. Ratliff. With a vision to provide solutions for the needs of the farm industry...

Bertin’s Second Sight® MS Standoff Gas-Detection Camera Chosen by the Australian Army  PARIS -Friday, April 28th 2017 [ar]  

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Bertin Technologies, a subsidiary of CNIM, has announced that its Second Sight® MS standoff detector of chemical threats has just been chosen by the Australian Defence Force (ADF) to equip its troops. “The Second Sight® is composed of different modules, providing it with...

Finland Bags Third Place in Global Water Award Dubai, United Arab Emirates -Friday, April 28th 2017  

Solar Water Solutions company in Finland was awarded the third place in a global award that tackles the issue of water scarcity through finding innovative solutions. The award, overseen by The UAE Water Aid Foundation (Suqia), includes three main categories: Innovative Projects Award (Small and...

Canada Bags Third Place in Global Water Award Dubai, United Arab Emirates -Friday, April 28th 2017  

Simon Frazer University in Canada was awarded the third place in a global award that tackles the issue of water scarcity through finding innovative solutions. The award, overseen by The UAE Water Aid Foundation (Suqia), includes three main categories: Innovative Projects Award (Small and Large...

Greece Bags Second Prize in Global Water Award Dubai, United Arab Emirates -Friday, April 28th 2017  

Temak S.A in Greece was awarded the second prize in a global award that tackles the issue of water scarcity through finding innovative solutions. The award, overseen by The UAE Water Aid Foundation (Suqia), includes three main categories: Innovative Projects Award (Small and Large projects),...

Holland Bags Two Prizes in Global Water Award Dubai, United Arab Emirates -Friday, April 28th 2017  

The Elemental Water Makers in Holland and the Netherlands Organisation for Applied Scientific Research (TNO) were awarded the first places in two categories of a global award that tackles the issue of water scarcity through finding innovative solutions. The award, overseen by The UAE Water Aid...

Spain Bags First Prize in Global Water Award Dubai, United Arab Emirates -Friday, April 28th 2017  

Dr. Marta Vivar from Spain was awarded the first place in a global award that tackles the issue of water scarcity through finding innovative solutions. The award, overseen by The UAE Water Aid Foundation (Suqia), includes three main categories: Innovative Projects Award (Small and Large...

Switzerland Bags Second Prize in Global Water Award Dubai, United Arab Emirates -Friday, April 28th 2017  

Ecole Polytechnique Federale de Lausanne in Switzerland was awarded the second place in a global award that tackles the issue of water scarcity through finding innovative solutions. The award, overseen by The UAE Water Aid Foundation (Suqia), includes three main categories: Innovative Projects...