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The boss of Cement giant LafargeHolcim, Eric Olsen, announced his resignation in a bid to clear the atmosphere and bring serenity back in the firm charged for dirty deals with the Islamic State group in Syria to sustain its activities. Olsen announced his own resignation, which will be effective on July 15. “While I was…
04.25 / 16:07
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Morocco’s International Agricultural Fair (SIAM 2017), held in Meknes on April 18-23 under the theme: “Agribusiness and sustainable agricultural value chain,” drew an unprecedented number of 1230 exhibitors. Nearly 810,000 people have visited he fair, said Jaouad Chami, director of the 12th edition of the Fair, who was speaking to the press on the last [R…
04.25 / 16:07
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Tehran, April 25, IRNA -- Iran’s Defense Minister warned on Tuesday that repetition of the US' formerly experienced policies by the new administration could entail uncontrollable c…
04.25 / 15:49
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According to Saudi government officials, 1 million or more migrant workers will leave Saudi Arabia under an amnesty campaign that is currently taking place. The campaign, which is three months long, allows those that have overstayed in the country with correct visas or documents to leave without facing penalties or fines for violating visa rules.…
04.25 / 14:53
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Prime Minister Karen Karapetyan received a governmental delegation headed by Indian Vice President Mohammad Hamid Ansari. Karen Karapetyan and Hamid Ansari first met in private, after which the talks continued in an extended format. Welcoming Hamid Ansari’s delegation, Prime Minister Karen Karapetyan expressed confidence that their visit would give a new impetus to the development of the Armenian-Indian economic cooperation. “The relations between our two peoples boast a long history. The A…
04.25 / 14:53
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A call to acknowledge Armenian Genocide was made during a commemoration of its 102nd anniversary at Taksim Tunnel, Washington Hatti reports. As part of the 102nd anniversary of Armenian Genocide, a commemoration at Taksim Tunnel was organized by 24thApril Remembrance Platform. Starting with silent protests, many people including HDP Istanbul MP Garo Paylan participated in the commemoration. A placard with a sign “It’s been 102 years, Face It!” was demonstrated while singing Armenian songs. …
04.25 / 14:39
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President Serzh Sargsyan received today the delegation led by the Vice-President of India, Chairperson of the Upper House of the Indian Parliament Mohammad Hamid Ansari. The President welcomed the guests and expressed hope that the official visit of the Vice-President of India will give a new impetus to the centuries-long Armenian-Indian friendship. Speaking about the Armenian-Indian historical relations, President Sargsyan noted that Armenian communities existed in India back in 17-19 …
04.25 / 14:39
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Climate change is posing a threat to most of the species, according to a new…
04.25 / 14:16
muscatdaily.com
Al Hudhud’s Cofounder: Shaima Al-Bishtawi Being a passionate mother who is always on the look out for a different Arabic creative content to provide for her children, Shaima Al-Bishtawi decided to take the lead, and start producing her own stories.... The post Succeeding Against the Odds: Al Hudhud, Creative Content for Children appeared first on Venture…
04.25 / 16:05
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Dubai College of Tourism is offering the three-month course to those who come regularly face to face with tourists, including concierges, waiters, cab drivers and hotel staff, and have to correctly answer questions on a host of subjects related to the…
04.25 / 14:52
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Twelve school teams were involved in the Arab Innovation Centre for Education (AICE) Accelerator Programme demo day on Tuesday,with each team having 10 minutes to present their ideas to a panel made up of investors, entrepreneurs and venture…
04.25 / 14:52
thenational.ae
The modernist architect I. M. Pei, who was once pilloried for plonking a glass pyramid into the courtyard of the Louvre, turns 100 Wednesday with his controversial creation now an icon of the French capital.The Chinese-American designer endured a roasting from critics before the giant glass structure opened in 1989, with up to 90 percent of Parisians said to be against the project at one point.Famous Chinese-American architect I. M. Pei, whose projects include the once-controversial glass…
04.25 / 13:01
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Lakshmi Kothaneth – Muscat, Feb 23 – The 22nd edition of Muscat International Book Fair held at the Oman Convention... The post Book fair not just about books but for knowledge appeared first on Oman…
04.25 / 12:07
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Kabeer Yousuf – MUSCAT, Feb 16 – The 22nd edition of Muscat International Book Fair featuring 450,000 titles from 750... The post Muscat book fair from Wednesday appeared first on Oman…
04.25 / 12:07
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A new malaria vaccine will be tested on a large scale in Kenya, Ghana and Malawi, the World Health Organization said Monday, with 360,000 children to be vaccinated between 2018 and 2020. The injectable vaccine RTS,S could provide limited protection against a disease that killed 429,000 people worldwide in 2015, with 92 percent of victims in Africa and two-thirds of them children under…
04.24 / 22:16
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Graduate unemployment rates are rising, but some say the problem isn’t foreign labor. The post Kuwait Worries Expat Workforce Is Taking Jobs from College Graduates appeared first on Al-Fanar M…
04.24 / 22:15
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NSCI data showed export sales of aviation fuel jumped by 59 per cent to 267,000 barrels in the first quarter this year from 168,000 barrels a year…
04.25 / 16:10
muscatdaily.com
Shares of Wheeler Real Estate Investment Trust Inc (NASDAQ:WHLR) have been given an average broker rating score of 1.00 (Strong Buy) from the three analysts that provide coverage for the stock, Zacks Investment Research reports. Three equities research analysts have rated the stock with a strong buy rating. Brokerages have set a one year consensus…
04.25 / 16:03
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Wall Street analysts predict that OFS Capital Corp (NASDAQ:OFS) will report sales of $8.2 million for the current fiscal quarter, Zacks Investment Research reports. Two analysts have issued estimates for OFS Capital Corp’s earnings, with the lowest sales estimate coming in at $8.17 million and the highest estimate coming in at $8.23 million. OFS Capital…
04.25 / 16:03
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Equities research analysts predict that Tremor Video Inc (NYSE:TRMR) will post earnings per share of ($0.15) for the current fiscal quarter, according to Zacks Investment Research. Two analysts have provided estimates for Tremor Video’s earnings. Tremor Video posted earnings of ($0.17) per share in the same quarter last year, which indicates a positive year over…
04.25 / 16:03
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Equities analysts expect OFS Capital Corp (NASDAQ:OFS) to announce $0.37 earnings per share for the current fiscal quarter, Zacks Investment Research reports. Two analysts have provided estimates for OFS Capital Corp’s earnings, with the lowest EPS estimate coming in at $0.36 and the highest estimate coming in at $0.37. OFS Capital Corp posted earnings per…
04.25 / 16:03
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Wall Street brokerages forecast that Charles Schwab Corp (NYSE:SCHW) will announce $0.39 earnings per share for the current fiscal quarter, according to Zacks Investment Research. Six analysts have provided estimates for Charles Schwab Corp’s earnings, with the highest EPS estimate coming in at $0.42 and the lowest estimate coming in at $0.37. Charles Schwab Corp…
04.25 / 16:03
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Honda Motor Co Ltd (NYSE:HMC) was downgraded by Zacks Investment Research from a “hold” rating to a “sell” rating in a research note issued to investors on Tuesday. According to Zacks, “Quarterly estimates for Honda have been declining lately. The company provided a weak fiscal 2017 revenue guidance. Recently, sales volume have been declining in…
04.25 / 15:49
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Eli Lilly and Co (NYSE:LLY) had its price target lifted by Citigroup Inc from $92.00 to $100.00 in a research report released on Wednesday morning. The brokerage currently has a buy rating on the stock. A number of other equities research analysts also recently commented on LLY. Goldman Sachs Group Inc reiterated a buy rating…
04.25 / 15:49
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Abdulrahman, the current Asian player of the year, was one of the standouts in the Group C clash against Zobahan in Iran, scoring Al Ain's second and assisting brother Mohammed Abdulrahman for the third in the 3-0…
04.25 / 15:06
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La Liga will launch a football academy in the UAE in September, marking the first time the organisation has set up such an initiative outside its traditional base in…
04.25 / 14:52
thenational.ae
Dubai's aspiring footballers will have the opportunity next week to be coached by former Manchester United and England striker Teddy…
04.25 / 14:09
thenational.ae
Gareth Bale's run of injury misery continued on Tuesday as Real Madrid said their record signing had picked up a calf injury that rules him out for up to four league games and their Uefa Champions League semi-final tie with Atletico…
04.25 / 14:09
thenational.ae
Luis Enrique insisted on Tuesday he will revel in his memories of coaching Lionel Messi, rather than miss him when he steps down at the end of the…
04.25 / 14:03
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Pregnant star Serena Williams and gymnastics great Nadia Comaneci blasted tennis legend Ilie Nastase for making "racist", "sexist" and "offensive" comments during the Fed Cup tie between Romania and Britain at the…
04.25 / 13:50
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Arsene Wenger insists he is working on Arsenal's future even though he still won't reveal whether he plans to remain in charge after this…
04.25 / 13:35
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Barcelona boss Luis Enrique insisted on Tuesday he will revel in his memories of coaching Lionel Messi, rather than miss him when he steps down at the end of the…
04.25 / 13:35
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A London-based Islamic financial technology start-up has become the first company of its kind to be given regulatory approval in the UK, as Britain seeks to position itself as a hub for both fintech and Islamic finance.Yielders, a firm that allows retail investors to get exposure to the property market with as little as 100 pounds, became the first Islamic fintech firm to be given full authorization by Britain's Financial Conduct Authority earlier this month.Its approval comes at a time…
04.25 / 13:14
egyptindependent.com
Last chance to register for Milestone Systems’ inaugural Milestone Community MIPS EMEA 2017! Registration for Milestone Systems’ inaugural MIPS EMEA 2017, which takes place in Dubai on 8-10 May, 2017, has been extended until 30 April, so there is still time to register if you’ve yet to book your place. This is the first year […] The post Last chance to register for Milestone Systems’ inaugural Milestone Community MIPS EMEA 2017! appeared first on Security…
04.25 / 10:22
securitymiddleeast.com
Three-dimensional printing allows extremely small and complex structures to be made even in small series. A method developed by researchers for the first time allows also glass to be used for this…
04.24 / 22:10
3dprintingprogress.com
Smartphone snappers can never match the photographic fun providing by instant cameras. Here are four of the best. By Laith Abou-Ragheb   Fujifilm INSTAX Mini 90 Neo Classic www.fujifilm.com The Mini 90 is at the top end of Fujifilm’s growing... The post Best Instant Cameras appeared first on Venture M…
04.24 / 22:08
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Verizon has launched a faster version of its FiOS Internet service that can reach download speeds of up to 940 Mbps per second, the company said Monday. By taking the… Read more » The post Verizon Is Launching Its Ultrafast Competitor to Google Fiber appeared first on Hamodia. In related news: Google Fiber Begins Connections in Provo Austin Next City for Ultra-Fast Google Fiber NYC Sues Verizon, Claims Broken Promises on Fios Cable Google Buying $39M Fiber Service in Utah…
04.24 / 22:08
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Astronaut Peggy Whitson broke the U.S. record Monday for most time in space and talked up Mars during a congratulatory call from President Donald Trump. The International Space Station’s commander… Read more » The post Astronaut Breaks U.S. Space Record, Gets Call From Pres. Trump appeared first on Hamodia. In related news: Astronaut Breaks US Record: 521 Days in Space and Counting After a Record-Breaking Year in Space, Astronaut Scott Kelly Is Coming Home Rocket…
04.24 / 22:08
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Samsung’s latest phones, the Galaxy S8 and S8 Plus, feature big wraparound screens and lots of glass. They also appear to break more easily, according to tests run by SquareTrade, a… Read more » The post Samsung S8 Phones More Prone to Screen Cracks, Tests Find appeared first on Hamodia. In related news: Durability Tests: Samsung Phones Survive Water, Not Falls Samsung’s Fire-Prone Note 7 Phone May Return After Recalls Samsung Galaxy Breaks More Easily Than …
04.24 / 22:08
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The Building Industry Consulting Service International, BICSI, will host the 2017 BICSI Middle East and Africa Conference and Exhibition in Dubai from 19th to 20th April. The post Citrix, Samsung partner to deliver desktop experience on Galaxy S8 appeared first on Computer News Middle…
04.24 / 22:05
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Dozens of artists including Roger Waters called Monday on Radiohead to cancel a concert in Israel, saying the band known for its left-wing politics should join Palestinian activists' boycott…
04.25 / 13:35
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Think you know Hebrew inside out? The words 'inside' and 'out' just might stump you regardless. The post In the Hebrew Loop but Outside the Box appeared first on TLV1…
04.25 / 13:17
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This month, the head of the Private Hospitals Association, Dr. Fawzi al Hammouri, is organizing a conference designed to push Jordan even further up the global medical tourism league table. Al Hammouri believes we need more of these events to... The post Hope in Health Tourism appeared first on Venture…
04.25 / 13:13
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By Emine Saner Four years after the Rana Plaza tragedy, a burgeoning collection of cool but ethical brands have launched to target the socially conscious young consumer. But there is still a long way to go This week marks the fourth year since the Rana Plaza disaster, where 1,135 garment workers were killed, and thousands…
04.25 / 10:12
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The world's top luxury company LVMH said Tuesday it plans to buy Christian Dior Couture, a wholly-owned unit of Christian Dior SA, for 6.5 billion euros ($7.0…
04.25 / 09:10
naharnet.com
Two months after being hospitalized for exhaustion and still recovering from memory loss, Kanye West is expected to make his first major public appearance at New York Fashion Week, his producer revealed.West, who was hospitalized after abruptly cancelling the remainder of his "Pablo" tour following a week of curtailed concerts and rants about politics, is expected to be at Wednesday's New York presentation of his latest Yeezy collection of high-end athleisure wear for sports brand…
04.25 / 04:30
egyptindependent.com
Binshatwan also said, "For my book I collected folkloric stories because formal history never mentioned slavery in Libya, actually marginalised…
04.25 / 04:04
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Britain's Prince Harry suffered "total chaos" before eventually seeking help to deal with the death of his mother Princess Diana, he said in an interview published…
04.25 / 01:06
naharnet.com
BDS co-founder attends US peace prize ceremony despite Israeli harassment…
04.25 / 16:09
electronicintifada.net
Islam Times - Lebanese Prime Minister Sa’ad Hariri says recent Israeli actions have indicated a desire for a new conflict after Tel Aviv unveiled the latest addition to its missile s…
04.25 / 16:01
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My brothers and sisters of Foni, I want you to all read this message from beginning to end and pass it to whoever should get it. Before going further I want to first introduce myself so that you will know that the person writing this[Read…
04.25 / 15:41
kaironews.com
Minister of Social Solidarity Ghada Wali announced that the social solidarity directorates have already begun to pay compensations to the victims of the two church bombings of Tanta and Alexandria.The minister said in a statement that the total value of paid compensations amounted to LE1,320,000.  She added LE840,000 were paid to 21 people injured in from Tanta's St. George Church and LE480,000 were paid to 12 victims in theAlexandria church bombing. The Minister also…
04.25 / 15:25
egyptindependent.com
IDF soldiers quashed, b’chasdei Shamayim, an attempted terror stabbing attack in Shomron Tuesday afternoon. The attack took place near the Hawara checkpoint near Shechem. An Arab terrorist approached two two… Read more » The post Soldiers Foil Attempted Stabbing in Shomron appeared first on Hamodia. In related news: IDF Soldiers Foil Attempted Stabbing Attack at Checkpoint IDF Soldiers Foil Stabbing at Tapuach Junction Soldiers Shoot, Neutralize Shomron Stabber…
04.25 / 15:24
hamodia.com
Thank you very much Mr Dampha for pointing out the real achievements of president Barrow in the first 100 days. As you rightly pointed out, every citizen has the constitutional right to constructively criticise our political leadership in order to make them accountable. While there[Read…
04.25 / 15:12
kaironews.com
Health Minister Ahmed Emad Eddin announced the establishment of a field hospital behind the Ismailia Youth Conference platform and the deployment of 40 ambulances in Ismailia governorate. During his visit to Ismailia, the minister reviewed preparations for the conference along with Ahmed al-Ansary, head of the Ambulance Organization. Ansary presented the organization's plan to deploy ambulances on Ismailia main roads throughout the conference. The minister ordered the…
04.25 / 15:10
egyptindependent.com
Mr. Yaya Dampha, the achievements of the Barrow led coalition government are quite evident but shouldn’t take merely a sense of partisan political perspective to reiterate that fact. In that case, those you refer to as political virgins are naturally likely to become politically adulterated[Read M…
04.25 / 14:59
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