Western Asia

"Fujian Brands on the Maritime Silk Road" UAE station will be held from November 25th to 28th

Friday, November 22, 2019 - 9:46am

The event depends on 2019 the five-major industry building materials exhibition in Dubai, UAE.

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  • The event depends on 2019 the five-major industry building materials exhibition in Dubai, UAE.
  • The "Fujian Brands on the Maritime Silk Road" activity is divided into two parts: Fujian Brand Pavilion and Enterprise Commodity Exhibition Zone.
  • On the morning of November 26, the trade and economic matchmaking meeting will be held at the Dubai World Trade Center.
  • More than 60 selected representatives of Fujian and UAE brand companies, suppliers and buyers will attend the event.

Saudi Entertainment Ventures (SEVEN) Heralds New Era In Saudi Arabia's Entertainment Sector

Thursday, November 21, 2019 - 11:37pm

The population of Saudi Arabia, around 34 million people, is predominantly young the median age is 30 bright, and keen to take advantage of the nascent entertainment sector.

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  • The population of Saudi Arabia, around 34 million people, is predominantly young the median age is 30 bright, and keen to take advantage of the nascent entertainment sector.
  • The Saudi Entertainment Ventures (SEVEN) Company was established by the Public Investment Fund (PIF) in December 2017 mandated to build, own and operate a host of different, world-class entertainment facilities.
  • SEVEN's vision of creating an entertainment ecosystem is four-fold: launching movie theaters, recreational destinations, amusement parks and family entertainment destinations.
  • Through the role as investor, developer and operator of various entertainment offerings Kingdom-wide, SEVEN is the company charged with creating a completely new entertainment ecosystem in Saudi Arabia.

The Challenging Face of Jerusalem’s Haredi Population: Opportunities for the Future

Thursday, November 21, 2019 - 9:40pm

Keynote speakers at the event were Shai Doron, President, The Jerusalem Foundation, andIsrael Kellerman, Deputy Mayor of Jerusalem.

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  • Keynote speakers at the event were Shai Doron, President, The Jerusalem Foundation, andIsrael Kellerman, Deputy Mayor of Jerusalem.
  • Simmy Zieleniec, CEO, Canadian Friends of Jerusalem College of Technology gave closing remarks, Jerusalem based Nomi Yeshua, Chief Development Officer, The Jerusalem Foundation, was a special guest.
  • Robin Gofine, in her kick off to the evenings program, expressed the importance of the close relationship between the Jerusalem College of Technology and The Jerusalem Foundation.
  • www.cfjct.org
    The Jerusalem Foundation: The Jerusalem Foundation has been working on behalf of Jerusalem and its residents for more than 50 years.

Latest news - Oleg Sentsov, the 2018 Sakharov Prize laureate: joint committee debate - Committee on Foreign Affairs

Thursday, November 21, 2019 - 8:03pm

Situation of Syrian refugees in Turkey

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  • Situation of Syrian refugees in Turkey

    MEPs will assess on Wednesday the situation of Syrian refugees in Turkey and the results of the financial support provided by the EU.

  • Representatives of the European Commission will brief MEPs in a joint meeting of three Committees: Foreign Affairs (AFET), Development (DEVE) and Civil Liberties, Justice and Home Affairs (LIBE).
  • They will focus on the EU Facility for Refugees in Turkey, set up in 2015 to support refugees and host communities in Turkey.
  • Out of the 5.6 million Syrian refugees in the world, Turkey hosts close to 3.7 million, according to UNHCR data.

IT Market in Saudi Arabia 2019-2023 | Increasing Demand for E-governance to Boost Market Growth | Technavio

Thursday, November 21, 2019 - 5:30pm

Thus, the launch of NTP will have a significant impact on the IT market growth in Saudi Arabia.

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  • Thus, the launch of NTP will have a significant impact on the IT market growth in Saudi Arabia.
  • IT Market in Saudi Arabia: Increasing Demand for E-Governance
    The government of Saudi Arabia has increased the possibility of online services over the last decade, under its Vision 2030 program.
  • IT Market in Saudi Arabia: Segmentation Analysis
    This market report segments the IT market in Saudi Arabia by end-user (government, telecommunications, BFSI, oil & gas, and others), and component (hardware, services, and software).
  • The hardware component led the IT market share in Saudi Arabia in 2018, followed by services, and software segment.

Abu Dhabi Police Joins ISNR Abu Dhabi as the Official Government Partner

Thursday, November 21, 2019 - 1:34pm

Recently, a number of UAE government entities announced their participation and support for the first time.

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  • Recently, a number of UAE government entities announced their participation and support for the first time.
  • Staff Major General Pilot Faris Khalaf Al Mazrouei, Commander-in-Chief of Abu Dhabi Police, said: "We are extremely delighted to participate in ISNR Abu Dhabi 2020 again, confirming our participation as an Official Government Partner such that ISNR Abu Dhabi will achieve its objectives in enhancing international collaboration and galvanise efforts to serve communities in a fast-paced world where smart technologies and technological innovations are shaping the future.
  • ISNR Abu Dhabi is the ideal platform to source new solutions from the international market and also to highlight Abu Dhabi's role as a leader in shaping future of policing, supported by Centennial Vision 2057 of Abu Dhabi Police towards a smart, safe and happy city environment, through full implementation of cutting edge technology and the latest development in robotics and AI (Artificial Intelligence).
  • Held at the Abu Dhabi National Exhibition Center from 17 - 19 March 2020, ISNR will highlight, strategically and commercially, how national security and cybersecurity have become a common responsibility of the region.

Abu Dhabi Police Joins ISNR Abu Dhabi as the Official Government Partner

Thursday, November 21, 2019 - 1:35pm

Recently, a number of UAE government entities announced their participation and support for the first time.

Key Points: 
  • Recently, a number of UAE government entities announced their participation and support for the first time.
  • Staff Major General Pilot Faris Khalaf Al Mazrouei, Commander-in-Chief of Abu Dhabi Police, said: "We are extremely delighted to participate in ISNR Abu Dhabi 2020 again, confirming our participation as an Official Government Partner such that ISNR Abu Dhabi will achieve its objectives in enhancing international collaboration and galvanise efforts to serve communities in a fast-paced world where smart technologies and technological innovations are shaping the future.
  • ISNR Abu Dhabi is the ideal platform to source new solutions from the international market and also to highlight Abu Dhabi's role as a leader in shaping future of policing, supported by Centennial Vision 2057 of Abu Dhabi Police towards a smart, safe and happy city environment, through full implementation of cutting edge technology and the latest development in robotics and AI (Artificial Intelligence).
  • Held at the Abu Dhabi National Exhibition Center from 17 - 19 March 2020, ISNR will highlight, strategically and commercially, how national security and cybersecurity have become a common responsibility of the region.

Partner Communications Announces the Appointment of Ms. Osnat Ronen as the Chairman of the Board of Directors

Thursday, November 21, 2019 - 10:50am

Partner Communications Company Ltd. ("Partner" or the "Company") (NASDAQ and TASE: PTNR), a leading Israeli communications operator, announces that the Company's Board of Directors resolved to appoint Ms. Osnat Ronen to serve as the Chairman of the Board of Directors.

Key Points: 
  • Partner Communications Company Ltd. ("Partner" or the "Company") (NASDAQ and TASE: PTNR), a leading Israeli communications operator, announces that the Company's Board of Directors resolved to appoint Ms. Osnat Ronen to serve as the Chairman of the Board of Directors.
  • Ms. Osnat Ronen will replace Mr. Adam Chesnoff who gave notice at the beginning of the week of his resignation from his position as Chairman of the Board of Directors of the Company.
  • Ms. Osnat Ronen noted: "On behalf of Partner, I would like to thank the outgoing Chairman of the Board of Directors, Mr. Adam Chesnoff, for his great contribution to the success of the Company.
  • Partner Communications Company Ltd. ("Partner") is a leading Israeli provider of telecommunications services (cellular, fixed-line telephony, internet and television services).

UAE Wins Membership on the UNESCO's Executive Board

Thursday, November 21, 2019 - 10:49am

PARIS and ABU DHABI, UAE, Nov. 21, 2019 /PRNewswire/ --The United Arab Emirates announced that the country won a seat on the Executive Board of the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organizationfor the tenure 2019-2023.

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  • PARIS and ABU DHABI, UAE, Nov. 21, 2019 /PRNewswire/ --The United Arab Emirates announced that the country won a seat on the Executive Board of the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organizationfor the tenure 2019-2023.
  • Over the next four years, the UAE will work alongside the other members states of the Executive Board towards a more efficient and effective UNESCO.
  • The UAE was founded in December 1971, and on 20 April 1972, it became a member of UNESCO.
  • In 2018, the UAE was ranked as the 6th top voluntary donor to UNESCO and currently holds membership on six UNESCO committees.

UAE Wins Membership on the UNESCO's Executive Board

Thursday, November 21, 2019 - 10:46am

HE Noura Al Kaabi said: "The UAE's appointment to the UNESCO's Executive Board reflects the wide acknowledgement of the country's prominent efforts in advancing initiatives in the fields of culture, science and education.

Key Points: 
  • HE Noura Al Kaabi said: "The UAE's appointment to the UNESCO's Executive Board reflects the wide acknowledgement of the country's prominent efforts in advancing initiatives in the fields of culture, science and education.
  • Over the next four years, the UAE will work alongside the other members states of the Executive Board towards a more efficient and effective UNESCO.
  • The UAE was founded in December 1971, and on 20 April 1972, it became a member of UNESCO.
  • In 2018, the UAE was ranked as the 6th top voluntary donor to UNESCO and currently holds membership on six UNESCO committees.