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14 min ago | AME Info

New contact centre opened to support Etihad Airways' guests

Etihad Airways, the national airline of the United Arab Emirates , has completed the final phase in the development of its Al Ain contact centre facility, with the opening of a second contact centre, bringing to three the number of centres within the UAE, and a total of four worldwide.

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4 hrs ago | USA Today

U.S. vessel fires at Iranian boat in Persian Gulf

U.S. vessel fires at Iranian boat in Persian Gulf Navy says Coast Guard vessel fired a single shot in self-defense.

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6 hrs ago | The Daily Star

Top Saudi officials head to Qatar to heal breach

Saudi Foreign Minister Prince Saud al-Faisal addresses a news conference following a meeting of the Organization of Islamic Cooperation, on the situation in the Gaza Strip, in Jeddah August 12, 2014.

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10 hrs ago | Examiner.com

Slow moving and highly transparent: U.S. ISIS strategy

Senior White House officials have suggested the U.S. was considering military involvement in Syria to combat extremist fighters from ISIS.

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14 hrs ago | Al Bawaba

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Al Bustan Centre and Residence, a top residential, shopping and entertainment complex located in the heart of Dubai, recently hosted the second raffle draw of this year's Dubai Summer Surprises , organised by the Dubai Shopping Malls Group in association with Dubai Festivals and Retail Establishment.

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Tue Aug 26, 2014

Inhabitat

A++ Unveils Plans for Falcon Island Eco City in the United Arab Emirates

Al Hamra Real Estate Development just appointed sustainable architecture studio A++ to design 150 new luxury villas on Falcon Island in Ras Al-Khaimah, UAE.

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Sys-Con Media

Personal Accessories in the United Arab Emirates

Firstly, while the country saw an economic downturn at the start of the review period, strong economic growth from 2011 onwards boosted consumers' economic confidence and disposable income levels.

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WSET-TV Lynchburg

Arab strikes in Libya show impatience with US

Attorneys for Wisconsin and Indiana are set defend their states' gay marriage bans before a federal appeals court in Chicago.

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Marine Corps Times

Arab strikes in Libya show impatience with U.S.

Egypt and the United Arab Emirates secretly carried out airstrikes against Islamic militias inside Libya, the United States publicly acknowledged Tuesday, another sharp jolt to American-led attempts over the past three years to stabilize Libya after dictator Moammar Gadhafi's overthrow.

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CottageCountryNow.ca

Arab strikes in Libya show impatience with US-Image1

Egypt and the United Arab Emirates secretly carried out airstrikes against Islamic militias inside Libya, the United States publicly acknowledged Tuesday, another sharp jolt to American-led attempts over the past three years to stabilize Libya after dictator Moammar Gadhafi's overthrow.

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Customer Interaction Solutions

Al Maha wins contract to supply Oman\ s RAECO [Utilities Middle East (United Arab Emirates)]

Via Acquire Media NewsEdge) Al Maha Petroleum Products Marketing Company has won the tender to supply fuel to the power stations of Rural Areas Electricity Company in Oman's Dhofar Governorate.

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West Australian

Standard Chartered looking to sell part of UAE business - sources

Standard Chartered is aiming to sell part of its business in the United Arab Emirates after it agreed to close some accounts there in an anti-money laundering settlement with U.S. authorities, two sources familiar with the plan said.

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Reuters

UPDATE 1-Abu Dhabi's Watania says regulator approves 60.53 pct stake sale

Abu Dhabi-listed Islamic insurer National Takaful Co said on Tuesday that United Arab Emirates regulators had approved the sale of 60.53 percent of the firm to MB UAE Investments and an affiliate of MB.

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Al Bawaba

Etihad Airways donates to 'Breast Cancer Arabia'

Etihad Airways, the national airline of the United Arab Emirates , has donated more than AED70,000 to assist the work of Breast Cancer Arabia in providing support to women with breast cancer.

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Mon Aug 25, 2014

AME Info

RAK Free Trade Zone CEO encourages Malaysian investors to set up...

Peter Fort, CEO of Ras Al Khaimah Free Trade Zone , one of the fastest-growing and most cost-effective free zones in the UAE, offered business-friendly investment opportunities for Malaysian companies to expand into the Middle East, Africa and Europe.

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Boston.com

Egypt and United Arab Emirates launch air strikes in Libya, officials say

Twice in the past seven days, Egypt and the United Arab Emirates have secretly teamed to launch airstrikes against Islamist-allied militias battling for control of Tripoli, Libya, four senior U.S. officials said, in a major escalation between the supporters and opponents of political Islam.

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Newkerala.com

UAE to open rehab centres for people 'lured' by terror cells

The United Arab Emirates will establish centres to counsel and rehabilitate people "lured and misled" into terrorism, a media report said Monday.

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Korea Herald

Hyundai E&C grows in emerging markets

Hyundai Engineering & Construction, South Korea's largest builder, will expand further into emerging markets and diversify its business risk in the second half of this year, the company said in a statement outlining its annual goals.

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Al Bawaba

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Etihad Airways, the national airline of the United Arab Emirates , has appointed Mr Gianni Tronza as its new General Manager for Switzerland effective immediately.

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Sun Aug 24, 2014

Al Bawaba

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Masdar Institute of Science and Technology, an independent, research-driven graduate-level university focused on advanced energy and sustainable technologies, and Technische Universitat Dresden in Saxony, Germany, today announced that researchers from both institutions have presented more than 20 technical papers on the development of ... (more)

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