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Yesterday | Reuters

UPDATE 1-Dubai's Emaar says first tranche of malls IPO already covered

Emaar Properties said institutional investors have committed to buying all the shares offered to them in the flotation of its shopping malls business only a day after the initial public offering was launched. Dubai's largest real estate developer is aiming to raise as much as 5.8 billion dirhams from the offer of shares in Emaar Malls Group , which is expected to be the Gulf's biggest stock sale since 2008.

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Yesterday | People's Daily Online

Chinese escort naval fleet arrives at Abu Dhabi, UAE

Chinese ambassador to UAE Huang Jiemin and an UAE navy commandore talk to each other upon the arrival of the visiting Chinese fleet in Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates, Sept. 14, 2014.

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Yesterday | The San Diego Union-Tribune

Austria plans to forbid Islamic extremist symbols

This undated file image posted on Aug. 27, 2014, by the Raqqa Media Center of the Islamic State group, which has been verified and is consistent with other AP reporting, shows a fighter of the Islamic State group waving their flag from inside a captured government fighter jet following the battle for the Tabqa air base, in Raqqa. Secretary of State John Kerry is to travel to the Middle East this week, with stops in Saudi Arabia and Jordan, to try to line up support for a coalition to take on the extremist Islamic State group.

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Yesterday | AME Info

Yas Island sets sights on vast Russian tourist market

Yas Island, the UAE's fastest emerging holiday destination, will grow its global base of potential customers by tapping into the lucrative Russiantourist market at a major upcoming fair in Moscow for travel and tourism. The 20thInternational Trade Fair for Travel and Tourism, known as OTDYKH 2014, will be held from 16 to 19 of September in the IEC A Crocus ExpoA in Moscow.

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Sun Sep 14, 2014

The Age

Iraq deployment won't be open-ended: PM

Tony Abbott is refusing to put a time limit on Australia's commitment to wiping out Islamic State extremists but says the deployment to the Middle East won't be open-ended. The prime minister hit the media trail on Monday to explain the government's decision to send 600 military personnel to the United Arab Emirates as part of an international coalition against IS.

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Daily Times

PM's relief fund established in UAE : September 15, 2014,

ISLAMABAD: The Embassy of Pakistan in Abu Dhabi has established the 'Prime Minister's Flood Relief Fund 2014' with immediate effect to provide assistance to the flood-affected people of Pakistan. According to a message received on Sunday, the cheques/demand drafts made in favour of the `Prime Minister's Flood Relief Fund - 2014' can be submitted in person or dispatched to the Embassy of Pakistan, Abu Dhabi and the Consulate General of Pakistan in Dubai.

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Bloomberg

Emaar May Raise $1.58 Billion From Malls Unit Share Sale

Emaar Properties PJSC , owner of the world's biggest shopping center, is seeking to raise as much as $1.58 billion from the initial public offering of its malls unit in the United Arab Emirates ' biggest IPO since 2007. Emaar Malls Group PJSC plans to sell 2 billion of its founders' shares, or about 15 percent of its equity, in a price range of 2.5 dirhams to 2.9 dirhams apiece, according to a company statement to the Dubai Financial Market today.

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Customer Interaction Solutions

Children need to be taught tech classes from primary school [National, The (United Arab Emirates)]

Via Acquire Media NewsEdge) DUBAI // Classes in the latest technologies and programming should be taught from primary school to university to help prepare students to take on key IT jobs that will help the Emirates climb even higher in the global competitiveness charts. Dr Yasar Jarrar, partner in Bain & Company's Middle East office, predicts that more global information technology companies will put down roots in the UAE and tech jobs will be among the top growth areas in the Emirates.

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Thu Sep 11, 2014

Brand Republic

Global viewpoint from Dubai

I should confess that I arrived in Dubai just a few months ago. But, from the moment you arrive, you sense Dubai is a city where entrepreneurs rule and anyone with a vision can make things happen.

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Wed Sep 10, 2014

Slovak Spectator

Kiska appoints several new ambassadors

Lubomir Macko was appointed as ambassador to Iraq, replacing Miloslav Nad. Dusan Horniak will be sent to head the recently established embassy in the United Arab Emirates in Abu Dhabi, the TASR newswire quoted the website.

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AME Info

STR Global: Dubai hotels see uptick post-Ramadan

Hotels in Dubai, United Arab Emirates, performed nearly in sync during Ramadan 2014 compared with Ramadan 2013, according to STR Global. The shift of Ramadan impacts travel patterns which in turn affected overall hotel performance in Dubai.

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Illinois State University's solar car team plans to travel the United Arab Emirates to show off its alternative energy vehicle. The Pantagraph reports the team will participate in the Abu Dhabi Solar Challenge in January.

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Tue Sep 09, 2014

The San Diego Union-Tribune

What Mideast states could offer a US coalition

This undated file image posted on a militant website on Jan. 14, 2014, which has been verified and is consistent with other AP reporting, shows fighters from the al-Qaida linked Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant marching in Raqqa, Syria. Secretary of State John Kerry is to travel to the Middle East this week, with stops in Saudi Arabia and Jordan, to try to line up support for a coalition to take on the extremist Islamic State group.

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AME Info

Emaar unveils prestigious BLVD Heights residences in downtown Dubai

Company is a full-liner with around 2,400 employees and an extensive range of municipal fire fighting vehicles and aerials in line with both European and US standards, a comprehensive selection of airport and andustrial vehicles, The latest extinguishing systems and special fire service equipment. In 2012, the Group, which is represented in over 100 countries, generated revenues of 645 ma .

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ContactMusic.com

Lady Gaga Vows To Cover Up During Dubai Visit

Lady Gaga has promised to shun her usual revealing outfits on and off stage in Dubai out of respect for the local culture. The Poker Face hitmaker is scheduled to perform in the conservative United Arab Emirates on Wednesday and had promised earlier this year that the racy elements of her show would be censored.

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MindaNews

Tuna exporters urged to increase shipments to Middle East, North Africa

The Department of Agriculture urged producers and exporters of canned tuna here to increase their shipments to the Middle East and the North African region in the wake of the rising demand in its markets. Gil Herico, agriculture attachA© of the Philippine embassy in the United Arab Emirates , said the MENA region appears to be the best option for local canned tuna exporters in terms of market expansion as the demand for the product in the area has been steadily increasing in the past several years.

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Mon Sep 08, 2014

CNN

Abu Dhabi's new super mall: Build it and they will come?

At first glance, it could be fantastical spaceship. In fact, this is Abu Dhabi's newest shopping complex -- Yas Mall.

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Al Bawaba

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Etihad Airways, the national airline of the United Arab Emirates , will add a new daily flight between Abu Dhabi and Karachi to offer a double daily service from 18 November 2014. The additional service will be operated by a two-class Airbus A320 aircraft configured to carry 136 passengers, with 16 seats in Business Class and 120 seats in Economy Class.

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Sun Sep 07, 2014

Hindustan Times

Punjab among 9 states at UAE conference for NRI welfare

Punjab is among nine states that would take part in a conference being organised by the Indian government at Abu Dhabi aimed at improving the delivery of services for welfare of Indians living in the United Arab Emirates . The day-long meet on September 13 is being jointly organised by the Indian embassy and the ministry of overseas Indian affairs.

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AME Info

250,000 customers help Alshaya shape future of customer service experience

Arab Monetary Fund, a regional organization based in Abu Dhabi , with the objective of laying monetary foundations of Arab economic integration and accelerating the process of economic development in Arab Countries. AMF is seeking Senior Systems Developer.

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