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48 min ago | The Business Journal

Napa startup eyes wine quake cure

A local company thinks its new technology for isolating a room or a portion of it from violent earthquake motion enough to protect priceless ancient statues in a museum could also save tall tanks and stacks of barrels such as those that twisted, toppled and ruptured in the recent south Napa major shaker. "We want to isolate the barrel room floor as a whole or in sections," said Paul Segas, a co-founder of EQX Global .

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4 hrs ago | The Daily Star

Syria's FSA say they need weapons, not training

Armed Free Syrian Army fighters stand on one of the frontlines of Wadi Al-Dayf camp in the southern Idlib countryside September 14, 2014. REUTERS/Khalil Ashawi JEDDAH, Saudi Arabia: As President Barack Obama knits together an international coalition to take its campaign against ISIS from Iraq into Syria, fighters like Ammar al-Wawi could make the difference.

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9 hrs ago | CBC News

Iran rejects call for global strategy against ISIS

French President FranA ois Hollande greets Iraq's President Fuad Masum ahead of a conference bringing together about 30 countries to discuss how to co-operate in the fight against militants of the Islamic State in Iraq and Syria . Diplomats from around the world sought a global strategy to fight ISIS extremists Monday, while Iran ruled out working with any international coalition and rejected American requests for co-operation against the militants.

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13 hrs ago | Newkerala.com

Indians in Saudi Arabia appeal to Modi for 'massive' help in Kashmir

About 20 Riyadh-based Indian organisations have urged Prime Minister Narendra Modi for a massive response to the unprecedented disaster caused by floods in Jammu and Kashmir on a scale similar to that carried out during the Uttarakhand landslides. A meet, organised by Aligarh Muslim University alumni association , Riyadh, appreciated the efforts of the Indian defence forces in the ongoing rescue and relief operation, Arab News reported Monday.

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16 hrs ago | GhanaSoccerNet.com

Gyan arrives in Riyadh with Al Ain teammates for Champs Lg clash against Al Ittihad

Ghana striker Asamoah Gyan is in Saudi Arabia with his Al Ain teammates for the opening encounter of their Champions League semi final tie against Al Hilal. The Black Stars captain arrived with his club teammates in Riyadh in the early hours of Monday from their base in Abu Dhabi.

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20 hrs ago | Russia Taday

'British-US policy to fight ISIS isn't going to work'

Obama-Cameron plan to defeat ISIS is inherently flawed and will fail, causing only more deaths, more chaos and more religious wars, Lawrence Freeman, editor of the Executive Intelligence Review magazine, told RT. RT: David Cameron has condemned the killing of the UK citizen by ISIS as an "act of pure evil."

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Sun Sep 14, 2014

Reuters

Posco considers selling part of Posco E&C: Posco official

"The fund proposed the sale to help POSCO E&C expand in Saudi Arabia," the official told Reuters on condition of anonymity because the matter is confidential. POSCO is considering selling about 30-40 percent stake in POSCO E&C to an unnamed Saudi Arabian sovereign wealth fund, with the stake's value expected to be near 1 trillion won , local newspaper Korea Economic Daily reported, citing unnamed investment banking sources.

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Fox News

Saudi anti-Christian sweep prompts calls for US involvement

Dozens of Christians arrested at a prayer meeting in Saudi Arabia need America's help, according to a key lawmaker who is pressing the State Department on their behalf. Some 28 people were rounded up Friday by hard-line Islamists from the Commission for the Promotion of Virtue and Prevention of Vice in the home of an Indian national in the eastern Saudi city of Khafji, and their current situation is unknown, according to human rights advocates.

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The Fresno Bee

Arab nations offer airstrikes against Islamic State

The offer was disclosed by U.S. officials traveling with Secretary of State John Kerry, who is approaching the end of a weeklong trip that was intended to mobilize international support for the campaign against the group. “There have been offers both to Centcom and to the Iraqis of Arab countries taking more aggressive kinetic action,” said one of the officials, who used the acronym for the U.S. Central Command, which oversees military operations in the Middle East.

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Express India

TCS opens Saudi Arabia's first all-woman BPO centre

India's largest software exporter TCS today said it has opened Saudi Arabia's first all-female business process centre, which will provide employment to up to 3,000 women in three years. Both the clients have already surpassed their target of recruiting 100 women each, while the total number of those employed at the centre stands at 300, it said.

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Customer Interaction Solutions

PIF investments in stock market reach SR459bn [Arab News (Saudi Arabia)]

Via Acquire Media NewsEdge) a HECTING TRADING: Saudi traders take orders in the dealing room. RIYADH: SHARIF M. TAHA The market capitalization of shares owned and invested by the Pubic Investments Fund in Saudi stock market grew by 26.5 percent to SR459 billion by the end of August compared to SR363 billion by the end of 2013, according to a financial report.

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Sat Sep 13, 2014

AME Info

E-finance to launch new HQ in Smart Village next May

Dear Candidates, our conpany, Chinese Competitive Sprit Co., Ltd. is a Saudi-Sino joint venture company, which is dealing with the real estate business and trading in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia. We are starting to launch the E-commerce of fast moving consumer goods, the team members will be more than 30 female staffs.

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Ghanamma.com

HAAG Holds Seminar For 2014 Pilgrims

As part of its efforts to ensure that the 2014 Hajj operations becomes the most successful in the history of hajj operation in Ghana, the Hajj Agent Association of Ghana collaboration with the National Hajj Committee have organized a seminar for this year's hajj pilgrims. The seminar was aimed at educating the pilgrims about the rituals as well as the dos and don'ts in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia as many are those who are making the journey for their first time.

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Weekday Magazine

Wide Array Of Countries Expected To Join Coalition Against Islamic State Militants

Captain Kwestan Mohammed Ali instructs female Peshmerga recruits how to hold an AK-47 near the northern Iraqi city of Sulaimaniya on September 10. Syria's conflict began as a revolution against the regime of President Bashar al-Assad. Now the country is the arena for multiple wars, with the U.S. plan to roll back Islamic State militants in Iraq and Syria adding only the latest level of complexity.

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The Star Online

Prominent Muslim Brotherhood figures to leave Qatar

Qatar has asked seven senior figures from Egypt's outlawed Muslim Brotherhood to leave the country, the movement said on Saturday, following months of pressure on the Gulf Arab state from its neighbours to stop backing the Islamists. Ibrahim Munir, a senior Brotherhood official based in London, told Reuters the departures did not mean a rupture in ties between Qatar and the Brotherhood.

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The Age

The betrayal of my beautiful religion

I was first invited to a beheading in Saudi Arabia while working as a physician in Riyadh. It was 1999, and I was an attending intensive care specialist in an advanced medical system that valued my United States training.

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Crofs Blogs

Saudi Arabia: Two new MERS cases, no deaths, as of noon September 12

Via the KSA MOH Command and Control Center: MOH: '2 New Confirmed Corona Cases Recorded' . The cases are both Saudis, a 43-year-old male in Taif and a 38-year-old female in Riyadh.

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Fri Sep 12, 2014

Al Bawaba

U.S. to arm Lebanese army to aid fight against IS

Lebanese troops will receive arms and other military equipment from Washington to help fight the looming threat of insurgency by the IS. In a statement, Hale said that the U.S. had delivered a series of accelerated arms shipments to the Lebanese Army at the request of the military following last month's battles between Lebanese troops and militants from ISIS and the Nusra Front.

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WPTV Local News

Obama's ISIS plan generates a barrage of words

SEPTEMBER 10: U.S. President Barack Obama, seen through an Oval Office window, speaks on the phone with King Abdallah Abd al Aziz of the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia at the White House on September 10, 2014 in Washington, DC. Obama will deliver a speech on the Islamic State to the nation this evening.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Barack Obama, World News, Middle East, Terrorism, Georgetown University, George Bush

RTE.ie

Three people beheaded in Saudi Arabia

A Saudi and an Iraqi convicted of murder and a Saudi convicted of drugs trafficking have been beheaded in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia's interior ministry has said. Fahd al-Said and Iraqi Abderrahman al-Muaissab were found guilty of causing the death of Hossa bin Abid by breaking into her home, attacking her and tying her up so they could rob her, a ministry statement reported by state news agency SPA said.

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