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M2M expansion in the MEA region [CommsMEA (United Arab Emirates)]

Via Acquire Media NewsEdge) The Internet of Everything was one of the top five emerging technologies trends in 2014 set by Gartner.

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Sun Aug 31, 2014

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UAE to provide Egypt with $8.7 bln petroleum products - source

The United Arab Emirates will provide Egypt with petroleum products worth $8.7 billion over a year starting in September, an Egyptian official told Reuters on Sunday, Reuters reported.

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MSN Money

Britain's Barclays to sell Spanish assets to Caixabank

Barclays is selling its Spanish retail and corporate banking operations to Caixabank , the two companies said on Sunday, as the British bank starts shrinking its struggling European divisions as part of a major overhaul.

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Al Bawaba

Masdar Delivers Samoa's First Wind Farm

Located on the Samoan island of Upolu - home to nearly 75 percent of the population - the wind farm will supply 1,500 MWh of power per year.

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The Wichita Eagle

Dubai Mall developer Emaar to list on stock market

Emaar Properties, the developer behind one of the world's largest shopping malls and the world's tallest tower, said Sunday it will launch an initial public offering for part of its retail business in Dubai next month.

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Swimming World & Jr. Swimmer

Daniel Gyurta Posts Short Course World Record In 200 Breast in Dubai

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates, August 31. AFTER sitting out the long course 200 breaststroke at the European championships two weeks ago, Hungary's Daniel Gyurta returned to his pet event in the short course meters pool at the FINA World Cup tonight with a fury, breaking his own world record tonight in Dubai with a 2:00.48.

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Swimming World & Jr. Swimmer

Katinka Hosszu Scores 200 IM Short Course World Record in Dubai

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates, August 31. MAKE that four world records for Iron Lady Katinka Hosszu in a week's time, as she lowered her fresh mark of 2:02.61 in the 200 individual medley from Doha with a 2:02.13.

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Smartphone growth still strong, driven by emerging markets [ITP.net (United Arab Emirates)]

Via Acquire Media NewsEdge) More than 1.25bn smartphones will be shipped worldwide in 2014, representing a 23.8% increase from the 1.01bn units shipped in 2013, according to the International Data Corporation's Worldwide Quarterly Mobile Phone Tracker.

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Al Bawaba

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Dubai Customs has stepped up its efforts towards improving its customer service programs through staff empowerment and capacity building.

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AME Info

Dubai Health Authority Director-General felicitates employees and...

His Excellency Engineer Essa Al Maidoor, Director-General of the Dubai Health Authority addressed employees of the DHA and external customers during the ceremony and said, "In May 2013, we announced the Dubai Health Strategy 2013-2025 and mentioned that customer care is at the heart of our strategy.

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Tawasul Telecom signs agreement with Equinix IBX to maximize its network deliverables

Tawasul Telecom, the leading provider of MPLS networking services in the Middle East and the Gulf region has extended its roots in the GCC by signing an agreement with Equinix to have a second Point of Presence in the United Arab Emirates hosted by Equinix IBX DX1 data center in Dubai.

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Al Bawaba

Mohammed Bin Rashid School of Government Signs MoU with Jordanian...

Mohammed Bin Rashid School of Government Signs MoU with Jordanian Ministry of Public Sector Development and Jordanian Institute of Public Administration The Mohammed Bin Rashid School of Government is committed to promoting good governance through enhancing the region's capacity for effective public policy.

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Sat Aug 30, 2014

The Times of Israel

Gulf monarchies condemn Islamic State jihadists

This undated file image posted on a militant website on Tuesday, January 14, 2014 shows fighters from the Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant marching in Raqqa, Syria.

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US Sanctions Firms, Individuals for Aiding Iran

The United States on Friday sanctioned more than 25 businesses, banks and individuals suspected of working to expand Iran's nuclear program, support terrorism and help Iran evade U.S. and international sanctions.

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The Lebanon Daily News

Gulf meeting ends without clear end to Qatar spat

A high-level meeting of Gulf foreign ministers has ended without a clear end to a monthslong diplomatic spat with Qatar, but some envoys are signaling that progress has been made.

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ABC News

Gulf Meeting Ends Without Clear End to Qatar Spat

A high-level meeting of Gulf foreign ministers has ended without a clear end to a monthslong diplomatic spat with Qatar, but some envoys are signaling that progress has been made.

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Foreign Policy

Sheikh It Up

One of the key principles of the late Sheikh Zayed bin Nahyan, who forged the United Arab Emirates out of seven sheikhdoms, was to portray his small and vulnerable country as a friend to all Arabs.

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Scotsman.com

Dubai Sheikh plans 16-bedroom Highland mansion

Sheikh Mohammed Bin Rashid al-Maktoum, the ruler of Dubai and vice-president of the United Arab Emirates, is seeking permission to build a lodge-style home on his 63,000-acre Inverinate Estate in Wester Ross, near the Kyle of Lochalsh.

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AME Info

University of Dubai launches PhD program with 15 Emirati students in first batch

Job Objective: Provide the necessary administrative support to the department by working closely with the Head of Department.

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Fri Aug 29, 2014

Reuters

Supporters of Operation Dawn protest in Tripoli against recent air strikes

Supporters of Operation Dawn and the General National Congress, protest in Tripoli's Martyrs Square against air strikes they believe were staged by Egypt and the United Arab Emirates.

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