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HM the King thanked by SCW President

December 4, 2014 7:15 am0 comments
HM the King thanked by SCW President

Manama, Dec 04 – His Majesty King Hamad bin Isa Al Khalifa today received a cable of gratitude from Wife of HM the King, President of Supreme Council for Women (SCW), HRH Princess Sabeeka bint Ibrahim Al Khalifa, on the issuance of amendments to Law of Convention on the Elimination of […]

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New Rolla Square Park opens in Sharjah

December 3, 2014 8:00 am0 comments
New Rolla Square Park opens in Sharjah

Sharjah, Dec 03 – His Highness Dr Shaikh Sultan Bin Mohammad Al Qasimi, Member of the Supreme Council and Ruler of Sharjah, inaugurated the new Al Rolla Square Park on Tuesday as part of Sharjah Islamic Culture Capital celebrations and the UAE’s 43rd National Day celebrations. Shaikh Sultan unveiled the commemorative […]

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Islamic banks in key markets go mainstream

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Islamic banks in key markets go mainstream

Dubai, Dec 03 – Islamic banks in some of the core markets for Islamic finance in the Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC) and Malaysia are emerging mainstream players with significant market share, according to Ernst & Young (EY). The study shows that the market share of Islamic banking assets in Saudi Arabia, […]

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Mobile drives LinkedIn connectivity

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Mobile drives LinkedIn connectivity

Dubai, Dec 03 – Close to 50 per cent of traffic on LinkedIn within the Middle East and North Africa comes via the mobile platform, thus representing one of the fastest growing categories among competing devices. “Mobile is growing around threefold over desktop,” Mike Gamson, senior vice-president of International Business. A […]

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Maradona stars in UAE 36-hour game

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Maradona stars in UAE 36-hour game

Dubai, Dec 03 – Former Argentinian football legend Diego Maradona was the star attraction at the Dubai Sports Council’s (DSC) 36-hour ‘Spirit of the Union’ football match that produced a record 352 goals at the Dubai Police Officers Club ground earlier this week. Held to coincide with the 43rd UAE National […]

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US citizen stabbed to death in Abu Dhabi mall

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US citizen stabbed to death in Abu Dhabi mall

Abu Dhabi, Dec 03 – An American woman was stabbed to death in the capital’s Reem Island on Monday. According to witnesses, a fight broke out in a women’s rest-room in the Boutique Mall before the suspect stabbed the woman. Witnesses have also revealed that the attacker was fully covered and […]

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Bride shocked to see mum at her wedding

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Bride shocked to see mum at her wedding

Dubai, Dec 03 – A bride had the surprise of her life when her mum whom she hadn’t seen for two years turned up on her wedding day in Dubai on Tuesday. Cathlyn Cruz, 35, a Jebel Ali logistics executive, saw her unexpected guest as she walked down the aisle at […]

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HM the King issues two Royal Ordinances and Decrees

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HM the King issues two Royal Ordinances and Decrees

Manama, Dec 03 – His Majesty King Hamad bin Isa Al Khalifa issued today Royal Ordinances 58 and 59 and Royal Decrees 81 and 82 for 2014. Royal Ordinance 58 annulled the position of a minister without portfolio, previously appointed by a royal order, and relieved off the advisors who have […]

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Bahrain-Indonesian judicial talks held

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Bahrain-Indonesian judicial talks held

Manama, Dec 03 – High Judicial Council (HJC)President Salem bin Mohammed Al-Kawari has today received today received an Indonesian delegation including court of cassation judges. The meeting was also attended by Indonesian Ambassador to Bahrain Chilman Arisman. The (HJC)President discussed with the Indonesian delegation and ways of promoting cooperation to exhange […]

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Parliament Chairman patronises mass wedding

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Parliament Chairman patronises mass wedding

Manama, Dec 03 – A batch of 222 brides and groom have today tied the knot as part of the 27th mass wedding, being sponsored by the Khalifa bin Zayed Al-Nahyan Charity Foundation. Parliament Chairman Khalifa bin Ahmed Al-Dhahrani patronised the ceremony at Shikhan bin Ahmed Al-Farsi in Riffa. The mass […]

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