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Desert Riders: Film Review

Thu, 04/24/2014 - 18:13
Vic Sarin's documentary recounts the story of how thousands of young boys were trafficked to the United Arab Emirates to serve as camel jockeys. read more

Emirates NBD Beats Estimates With 25% First Quarter Profit Jump

Thu, 04/24/2014 - 01:44
Emirates NBD PJSC (EMIRATES) , the biggest bank by assets in the United Arab Emirates, beat analysts’ estimates with a 25 percent jump in first quarter profit as interest income and fees growth offset a surge in bad loan provisions.

Thuraya Collaborates with Western Union

Thu, 04/24/2014 - 01:10
DUBAI, United Arab Emirates--(BUSINESSWIRE)-- Thuraya Telecommunications Company, a leading Mobile Satellite Services operator and The Western Union Company, a leader in global payment services, today announced their agreement to offer top-up services for Thuraya prepaid SIMs for voice and data services using the Western Union® Quick PaySM service. The service is available at participating ...

French duo sets world record for highest base jump

Wed, 04/23/2014 - 12:07
Aileen Graef DUBAI, United Arab Emirates, April 23 (UPI) -- Two French daredevils set the world record for the highest base jump after leaping from the pinnacle of the tallest building in the world, the Burj Khalifa.

Emirates says another family attacked in London - Quincy Herald-Whig | Illinois & Missouri News, Sports

Wed, 04/23/2014 - 11:11
DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) - Several armed men targeted a family from the United Arab Emirates by forcing their way into their London apartment, weeks after a similar attack in the British capital, state media in the Gulf nation and police said Wednesday.

Emirates says another family attacked in London

Wed, 04/23/2014 - 10:55
DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — Several armed men targeted a family from the United Arab Emirates by forcing their way into their London apartment, weeks after a similar attack in the British capital, state media in the Gulf nation and police said Wednesday.

Emirates says another family targeted in London - Quincy Herald-Whig | Illinois & Missouri News, Sports

Wed, 04/23/2014 - 08:55
DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) - Several armed men targeted a family from the United Arab Emirates by forcing their way into the family's London apartment weeks after a similar attack in the British capital, state media in the Gulf nation reported Wednesday.

Emirates says another family targeted in London

Wed, 04/23/2014 - 08:35
DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — Several armed men targeted a family from the United Arab Emirates by forcing their way into the family's London apartment weeks after a similar attack in the British capital, state media in the Gulf nation reported Wednesday.

Report: Emirati family targeted by armed intruders in London, weeks after similar attack

Wed, 04/23/2014 - 08:05
State media in the United Arab Emirates say a family from the Gulf federation has been targeted by armed men who forced their way into the family's London apartment, weeks after a similar attack in the British capital.

Rights group urges Qatar to do more to protect domestic workers

Wed, 04/23/2014 - 02:13
DUBAI, United Arab Emirates - An international human rights group has slammed Qatar for failing to protect foreign maids and other domestic workers from exploitation, adding pressure on the Gulf state over its labour practices as it gears up to host the 2022 World Cup. Amnesty International said in a report released Wednesday that the migrant workers in the natural gas-rich country face abuse ...

Amnesty: Qatar fails to protect domestic workers

Wed, 04/23/2014 - 02:05
DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — An international human rights group has slammed Qatar for failing to protect foreign maids and other domestic workers from exploitation, adding pressure on the Gulf state over its labor practices as it gears up to host the 2022 World Cup.

Brazil, United Arab Emirates To Cooperate On Defence

Tue, 04/22/2014 - 23:51
BRASILIA, April 23 (BERNAMA-NNN-Agencies) -- Brazil and the United Arab Emirates (UAE) signed Tuesday an agreement on defense cooperation, Brazil's Foreign Ministry said.

Amnesty: Qatar fails to protect domestic workers

Tue, 04/22/2014 - 21:15
DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) An international human rights group has slammed Qatar for failing to protect foreign maids and other domestic workers from exploitation, adding pressure on the Gulf state over its labor practices...

Amnesty: Qatar fails to protect domestic workers

Tue, 04/22/2014 - 20:12
DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — An international human rights group has slammed Qatar for failing to protect foreign maids and other domestic workers from exploitation, adding pressure on the Gulf state over its labor practices as it gears up to host the 2022 World Cup. Amnesty International said in a report released Wednesday that […]

Rights group urges Qatar, host of 2022 World Cup, to do more to protect domestic servants

Tue, 04/22/2014 - 19:45
DUBAI, United Arab Emirates - An international human rights group has slammed Qatar for failing to protect foreign maids and other domestic workers from exploitation, adding pressure on the Gulf state ...

United Arab Emirates company plans competition to give citizen free trip to space

Tue, 04/22/2014 - 09:33
DUBAI, United Arab Emirates - One lucky citizen of the oil-rich United Arab Emirates could soon get the chance to be rocketed into space.

Items filtered by date: Wednesday, 09 April 2014

Tue, 04/22/2014 - 05:10
DUBAI, UNITED ARAB EMIRATES (UAE): His Royal Highness Prince Mohamed Bolkiah, Minister of Foreign Affairs and Trade has separate bilateral meetings with the Minister of Economy of the United Arab Emirates (UAE) and the Minister of Foreign Affairs of the Republic of Tunisia at the Dubai National Convention and Exhibition Centre, United Arab Emirates.

Satcom Direct Signs Up as a Thuraya Service Partner

Tue, 04/22/2014 - 03:47
DUBAI, United Arab Emirates--(BUSINESSWIRE)-- Thuraya Telecommunications Company , a leading Mobile Satellite Services operator, today announced its partnership with Satcom Direct, a US-based provider ...

World Tech Sigma to Fund Seattle-Based Zulubiz.com LLC

Tue, 04/22/2014 - 02:00
DUBAI, United Arab Emirates, April 22, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- World Tech Sigma, a Dubai-based venture capital firm, is pleased to announce that it has entered into a Definitive Agreement with Zulubiz.com ...

BearingPoint: Regulatory Requirements Advance in the Emirates

Tue, 04/22/2014 - 01:50
DUBAI, United Arab Emirates--(BUSINESS WIRE)--The financial services sector is gearing up for the “regulatory tsunami” that is due to hit the Middle East’s after sweeping across Europe. Banks and regulators from the United Arab Emirates (UAE) met last month in Dubai at an event hosted by management and technology consultancy BearingPoint to discuss the impacts and implementations of Basel II ...