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Dubai Invites Small Businesses from India

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Dubai Invites Small Businesses from India

India has a new opportunity in Dubai at Dubai World Central (DWC). Fully owned by Government of Dubai, DWC is set to be a purpose-built aerotropolis around the Al Maktoum International Airport. It was announced Monday. The DWC Business Park will cater to new companies setting up business in the UAE, particularly those coming from [...]

Education Activist Malala Yousafzai Visits Africa

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Education Activist Malala Yousafzai Visits Africa

On her first trip to Africa, education activist and Malala Fund co-founder Malala Yousafzai said she was inspired by the dreams and determination of the schoolgirls she met while learning about the many challenges they have overcome to obtain education. The 16-year-old spent several days speaking with girls from rural Kenyan communities about their passionate [...]

Qatar Airways Daily Service to Dallas / Fort Worth

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Qatar Airways Daily Service to Dallas / Fort Worth

Qatar Airways has commenced daily, non-stop services between Dallas / Fort Worth International Airport and the newly unveiled Hamad International Airport (HIA) in Doha, Qatar. The new route increases Qatar Airways’ global network to seven gateways within the United States and 144 destinations worldwide. Dallas / Fort Worth becomes Qatar Airways second destination in Texas. [...]

Muslim Democrat Prize Goes to Tunisia’s Nahdha Bloc

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Muslim Democrat Prize Goes to Tunisia’s Nahdha Bloc

The Center for the Study of Islam and Democracy (CSID) has bestowed its 2014 Muslim Democrat of the Year Award to the Nahdha Bloc in the Tunisian National Constituent Assembly (NCA). During its 15th Annual Conference, CSID president Dr. Radwan Masmoudi announced to the Nahdha Bloc leader, Mr. Sahbi Atig, that the prize was awarded [...]

Qatar Airways Celebrates Miami; Gloria Estefan Performs

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Qatar Airways Celebrates Miami; Gloria Estefan Performs

Qatar Airways celebrated its arrival into Miami International Airport (MIA) this week—the first direct route between the city and the Middle East—with a gala event. The evening concluded with the airline raffling off a pair of tickets to anywhere in the Qatar Airways network, and a performance by Miami’s own 7-time Grammy Award-winning artist Gloria [...]

Iraq Accepts Lockheed Martin F-16 Fighting Falcon

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Iraq Accepts Lockheed Martin F-16 Fighting Falcon

Lockheed Martin (NYSE: LMT) delivered the first of 36 F-16 Block 52 aircraft to the Iraqi Air Force during a ceremony Thursday at its Fort Worth facility. Lockheed Martin is producing the F-16s under a contract from the U.S. Department of Defense. The F-16s are being built in a configuration tailored to meet the specific [...]

Opening the First Hyatt Place Hotel in the Middle East

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Opening the First Hyatt Place Hotel in the Middle East

Hyatt Hotels Corporation (NYSE: H) and Wasl Hospitality, a subsidiary of Wasl Asset Management, announced Monday the opening of Hyatt Place Dubai / Al Rigga. It is the first Hyatt Place hotel in the Middle East and the fourth Hyatt-branded hotel in Dubai. The opening of the 210-room hotel marks a significant milestone for the [...]

Coca-Cola Provides Safe Drinking Water to School Children

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Coca-Cola Provides Safe Drinking Water to School Children

The Coca-Cola Company and WaterHealth International (WHI) announced Friday their plan to bring safe drinking water to 1 million school children through their Child With Water (CWW) program. Together, the partners aim to deliver 500 million liters of safe drinking water a year to 1 million school children in 2,000 schools in developing countries by [...]

Oman Air Force Gets F-16 Fighting Falcons

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Oman Air Force Gets F-16 Fighting Falcons

The Sultanate of Oman accepted the first of its second order of Lockheed Martin [NYSE: LMT] F-16 Fighting Falcons in a ceremony April 3 at Lockheed Martin’s Fort Worth facility. The fighter aircraft will ferry to Oman later this year. Lockheed Martin made this announcement today, April 6. In 2002, the Sultanate of Oman became [...]

Campaign for the Presidential Election in Afghanistan

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Campaign for the Presidential Election in Afghanistan

According to Ashraf Ghani Campaign, Dr. Ashraf Ghani has become the clear front-runner in the race to be the next president of Afghanistan. Despite the recent Taliban attacks in Kabul, Dr. Ghani’s campaign has gained significant momentum. Endorsements continue to pour in from each of the 34 provinces, claims the Campaign through a statement issued [...]

Kuwait To Host Arab League Summit

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Kuwait To Host Arab League Summit

Kuwait will host the upcoming Arab League Summit 2014 for the first time. The Summit, now in its 25th iteration, will take place in Kuwait City from 25-26 March, and will gather the members of the Arab League and leaders from across the Arab world. This year’s Summit “Solidarity for a Better Future”, hosted by [...]

Opening Now: Novotel Abu Dhabi Al Bustan

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Opening Now: Novotel Abu Dhabi Al Bustan

Located in the heart of the capital and just 20 minutes from Abu Dhabi International Airport, Novotel Abu Dhabi Al Bustan opened its doors today, March 16. The four-star, 361-room hotel opens with six food and beverage outlets, seven meeting rooms, a ballroom, plus recreation and wellness facilities. Major business hubs and tourist attractions are [...]