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Abu Dhabi Fights Fat With Cash in Bid to Curb Diabetes

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Abu Dhabi is stepping up its efforts to prevent diabetes, linked to poor diet and lack of exercise, after it joined five other Middle East states in the top 10 countries worldwide by...

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Making ripples in the digital landscape, Alexandra Maia, House of social

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Excerpts of the interview with Alexandra Maia, Founder and CEO of House of Social, a social media training and consultancy agency in Dubai
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Zimmerman not guilty of Trayvon Martin murder

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George Zimmerman is acquitted of all charges for the fatal shooting of 17-year-old black teenager Trayvon Martin.
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King Fahd Int’l. Airport to have a five-star hotel

Sultan Al-Sughair
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DAMMAM – A five-star hotel will be built at King Fahd International Airport (KFIA )in Dammam, airport General Manager Eng. Khalid bin Khalil Al Mizel said.
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A big ‘no’ to Saudization of teaching jobs at universities

Dr. Haya Al-Manea Al-Riyadh An official source at the Ministry of Higher Education reportedly said the ministry was considering a plan to attract prominent university professors from foreign countries to Saudi universities by offering them Saudi...
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US job report stirs economic recovery hopes

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Number of people out of work falls further, with unemployment rate recording the lowest it has been in four years.
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Facebook facelift to give News Feed a personal touch

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Social media giant to introduce new controls to organise photos and posts
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Smartphone sales to top 900 million in 2013: survey

Smartphone sales to top 900 million in 2013: survey | Featured Articles | Scoop.it
(MENAFN - AFP) Smartphone sales are expected to extend their strong growth trend in 2013 with some 918 million units worldwide, led by gains in big emerging markets China, Brazil and India, a survey ...
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Gulfood 2013 Photos

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Gulfood 2013 Photos The highlight of day 2 at the Gulfood 2013 being held at DWTC  was a visit made by His Highness Shaikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Vice-President and Prime Minister of the UAE and Ruler of Dubai, accompanied by Shaikh Maktoum...
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Corruption costs Yemen billions

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Yemen loses about $10 billion because of widespread corruption at various public offices, a recent official report has said. 






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Africa’s Largest Media Company Reduces Stake In Facebook

Africa’s Largest Media Company Reduces Stake In Facebook | Featured Articles | Scoop.it
VENTURES AFRICA – South Africa’s media giant Naspers‘ Russian associate, Mail.ru, plans to pay $899 million in special dividends next month after reducing stakes in Facebook, and exiting investments in Groupon and Zynga, Business Day reported on...
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Marriott to expand MENA portfolio

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Marriott to expand MENA portfolio
Marriott International, the world famous hotel chain, plans to expand its footprint across the MENA region by opening a further 49 hotels during the next five years.
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Flydubai Cargo starts operations in Russia

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Flydubai Cargo starts operations in Russia
  Flydubai, Dubai’s innovative airline, has announced the launch of Flydubai Cargo in Russia, providing an affordable and convenient outbound cargo service to complement the existing inbound service.
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Women can boost corporate performance

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Appointing women on the board of a company will boost their sales, said Elaine Allison, a Canadian customer care expert and business development consultant.
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Infosys in $34m US visa settlement

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India's second-largest software firm, Infosys, pays $34m to settle a civil lawsuit from the US government over allegations it misused visas.
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SARS-like virus claims victim in Saudi Arabia

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WHO says mystery virus, which has appeared in UK and Middle East, has killed man in Saudi, bringing global toll to nine.
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GCC, Asia still key engines for growth of sukuk market

JEDDAH – The new issuance of sukuk worldwide could top well above $100 billion again this year, Standard & Poor’s said its recent report “Investor Appetite Is Pushing Sukuk Into The Mainstream”, amid current investment...
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Makkah solar project to save SR 2.2 billion

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The Makkah solar street lighting project will save the state treasury SR 2.2 billion in 20 years, said Osama Al-Barr, mayor of Makkah.“The cost of the 100 megawatt solar powered lighting project, which is estimated at SR 2.4 billion, will be paid...
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John Brennan confirmed as CIA head

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US Senate votes 63-34 to approve appointment of "targeted killing" policy architect after 13-hour filibuster.
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Vietnamese developer joins billionaire Asians: Forbes

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(MENAFN - AFP) A Vietnamese property developer who started out making noodles in Ukraine joined mega-rich Hong Kong magnate Li Ka-shing for the first time on Forbes magazine's world's billionaires ...
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Tech sector rides on rich list

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(MENAFN - AFP) America's technology sector remained a driving force for the world's billionaires, led by Microsoft's Bill Gates and other familiar names, a Forbes survey showed Monday.Gates, the ...
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Does Iran have a nuclear 'plan B'?

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Iran has created a plan B for nuclear weapons capacity in a second plant, satellite images indicate, as world powers awaited Tehran's response to nuclear talks.
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Population Growth provides opportunity for growth in the Middle East

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Population Growth provides opportunity for growth in the Middle East   The Economic Insight, which provides an outlook on the economic performance of the GCC members as well as Egypt, Iran, Iraq, Jordan and Lebanon, has published a report which shows...
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Dubai to setup Watchdog for Islamic Financial Products

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Dubai to setup Watchdog for Islamic Financial Products
The government of Dubai has announced its plans to establish a central Sharia board to oversee all Islamic financial products used in the emirate.
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Open books and open minds: Global and local visitors to convene at the Central Asia Book Forum and Literature Festival 2013

Open books and open minds: Global and local visitors to convene at the Central Asia Book Forum and Literature Festival 2013 | Featured Articles | Scoop.it
Open books and open minds: Global and local visitors to convene at the Central Asia Book Forum and Literature Festival 2013 Azerbaijan will host it’s global book forum and literature festival in May 2013 with  fresh line up of authors as well as a...
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18 lingerie shops closed for failure to employ women

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The Labor Ministry in coordination with the Ministry of Municipal and Rural Affairs this week closed 18 lingerie shops in shopping centers east of Riyadh after they failed to employ Saudi women.“We’ll close down all shops that sell lingerie and...
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