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United Arab Emirates : Abu Dhabi Chamber invites Australian companies ...

He emphasized on the need to increase economic and investment relations between the two sides through establishing strategic partnerships between companies and businessmen in , especially in the sectors that were envisioned by Abu Dhabi Economic Vision 2030 namely the industrial sector, aviation, space, defence, medicine, biotechnology, tourism, healthcare, equipment, services, transportation, trade, logistics, education, media, financial services, and telecommunications which are considered as key sectors towards growth and development. These sectors are projected to grow above 7.5 percent annually.

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Tue Sep 16, 2014

Hospitality Net

The Emirates Academy of Hospitality Management to host EuroCHRIE

The European Council on Hotel, Restaurant and Institutional Education is the official federation for Europe, the Mediterranean Basin and Africa of International CHRIE, the leading international organisation that supports education and training for the tourism and hospitality industry. The annual conference is a signature event of EuroCHRIE and EAHM is honoured to have been chosen to host the conference for the second time in six years.

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Reuters

N.Y. court asked to freeze Turkish family's assets in UAE bank

An attorney for a Motorola subsidiary has asked New York's top state court on Tuesday to allow it to freeze the assets of a Turkish family held by branch of an international bank in the United Arab Emirates. U.S. District Judge Jed Rakoff in Manhattan in 2003 ruled that the Uzan family owed Motorola Credit Corp more than $2 billion and tacked on $1 billion in punitive damages in 2006.

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Hispanic Business

United Arab Emirates : Mashreq opens the Region s Smart Banking branch in Al Ain

Spread across 5000 sq feet and with 30 full time staff we expect this proud new initiative to bring to the residents and business community in the best retail and business banking service that Mashreq has today been recognized for across the ME region. Most importantly we have invested in our best user interface technologies at the branch allowing for a customer experience that has given Mashreq the status of the most innovative and overall Best Retail Bank, three years in a row.

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Albany Times Union

Iraq parliament rejects interior, defense nominees

In this Monday, Sept. 8, 2014 file photo, Iraqi lawmakers attend a session to approve the new government in Baghdad, Iraq.

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Norwalk Citizen News

Verdict postponed on Saudi Shiite cleric

In this Sunday, Sept. 30, 2012 file photo, a Saudi anti-government protester carries a poster with the image of jailed Shiite cleric Sheik Nimr al-Nimr during the funeral of three Shiite Muslims allegedly killed by Saudi security forces in the eastern town of al-Awamiya, Saudi Arabia.

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Yahoo!

Aust forces prepare for Iraq battle orders

The full contingent of Australian fighter jets and 600 military personnel will be in the United Arab Emirates within days, before joining the international force fighting Islamic State in Iraq. The mission, which Prime Minister Tony Abbott has declined to call a war, is set to cost Australia at least $500 million a year and involve more than 30 countries.

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Mon Sep 15, 2014

Al Bawaba

Award-winning Emirati director Ali Mostafa takes us on a road trip "From A to B"

For the first time, 'From A To B', a film which has been locally produced will open the much-awaited Abu Dhabi Film Festival. Ali Mostafa's debut feature film, City of Life, not only won him recognition as a director and filmmaker but also drew attention to Dubai as a creative centre.

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Billboard

Lady Gaga Goes Ultra-Glam in the Desert

Lady Gaga signs autographs for her fans as she arrives at Dubai Airport in Gulf emirate of Dubai United Arab Emirates on September 8, 2014. Lady Gaga was finally allowed to perform in Dubai, and in addition to her shows, she made sure to take in the awe-inspiring sights -- including walking about the deserts in a glamourous gown, as one does.

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Customer Interaction Solutions

Focus Softnet to promote cloud, mobile apps at GITEX [ITP.net (United Arab Emirates)]

Via Acquire Media NewsEdge) Software development company Focus Softnet has announced that Cloud and Mobile Apps will be its major focus at GITEX TECHNOLOGY WEEK. The company will launch cloud-based versions for its flagship enterprise solutions, unveil its next-generation ERP solution and showcase its successful enterprise software solutions such as Focus i, Focus RT, Focus CRM, Focus POS and Focus PMS at the ICT event.

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ABC News

Mystery Airstrikes Target Libyan Islamist Militias

Unidentified warplanes conducted four airstrikes on Monday near the Libyan capital of Tripoli, leaving one dead and five wounded, a spokesman for Libya's Islamist-allied militias and a militia commander said. A series of mysterious airstrikes in Libya, which U.S. officials have previously said were carried out by Egypt and the United Arab Emirates, have reinforced the perception that Libya has become a proxy battleground for larger regional struggles -- with Turkey and Qatar backing the Islamist militias and Egypt, Saudi Arabia and the UAE supporting their opponents.

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12NewsNow.Com

Who is doing what in the coalition battle against ISIS?

In his speech about ISIS last week, President Barack Obama said, "American military power is unmatched, but this can't be America's fight alone." Allies and partners of the United States, Obama vowed, would provide support to degrade and eventually destroy the militant group that has slaughtered many people in Iraq and Syria and beheaded two American journalists and a British aid worker.

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American Thinker

Some Arab states to supply air power to ISIS war

Secretary of State John Kerry told reporters in Paris that several Arab states had offered to join the air war against Islamic State. Kerry is in France attending a meeting of 30 countries who are discussing ways to confront ISIS and coordinate a world wide response to the terrorist group.

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France begins spy flights to back UK Iraq air campaign

France has joined Britain in carrying out reconnaissance flights in support of the US air campaign against jihadists launched in Iraq early last month, the defence minister said on Monday, The Telegraph reported. "This very morning, the first reconnaissance flights will be carried out in agreement with the Iraqi and Emirati authorities," Defence Minister Jean-Yves Le Drian told French troops at the Al-Dhafra base in the United Arab Emirates.

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Sun Sep 14, 2014

ABS-CBN News

20 Pinoys to be repatriated from Syria

In a statement, the Department of Foreign Affairs said the 20 Filipinos, who availed of the Mandatory Repatriation Program, will travel by land from Damascus to Beirut on September 17. They will arrive at the Ninoy Aquino International Airport on board Emirates Airlines flight number EK-332 from Dubai, United Arab Emirates at 4:35 p.m. on Thursday. This brings the total number of Filipinos repatriated from Syria to 5,473.

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Cybercast News Service

Iraqi leader: No need for Arab powers to strike IS

Iraq's president says Arab powers Egypt, the United Arab Emirates and Saudi Arabia do not need to join airstrikes against the Islamic State group. In an exclusive interview with The Associated Press, President Fouad Massoum also expressed regret that Iran was not invited to take part in the 26-nation conference in Paris on Monday to try to counter the Islamic extremists who control vast parts of Iraq and neighboring Syria.

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The Daily Star

Syrian opposition to revamp forces on the ground

ABU DHABI, United Arab Emirates: The head of the main Western-backed Syrian opposition movement is seeking support in the United Arab Emirates for the group's war-battered rebel fighters. The Free Syrian Army has been marred by defections and divisions.

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The San Diego Union-Tribune

Syrian opposition to revamp forces on the ground

Hadi Bahra, chief of the Syrian National Coalition opposition group, gives a press conference at a hotel in Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates, Sunday, Sept. 14, 2014.

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Al Bawaba

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Al Bustan Centre and Residence, a top residential, shopping and entertainment complex located in the heart of the City, is expecting a 15% to 20% increase in occupancy during Eid Al Adha celebrations this year compared to last year, following a series of festive activities being rolled out in Dubai. Families from across the GCC region are attracted to come to Dubai because of the wide range of special packages, promotions and entertainment offered during the citywide celebrations.

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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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