Archive for October, 2013

UAE has all the capabilities and ingredients to win to the hosting of Expo 2020

Thursday, October 31st, 2013
Reem bint Ibrahim Al Hashemi, Minister of State and Managing Director of the Higher Committee for Hosting the World Expo 2020, has stated that the U.A.E. has the capacities, capabilities and the ingredients that make it able to compete with major countries to win to the hosting of Expo 2020.

Chinese DM: Stop seeing China’s arms sales through ‘colored glasses’ – Global Times

Thursday, October 31st, 2013

Chinese DM: Stop seeing China's arms sales through 'colored glasses'
Global Times
"China exports only a very limited amount of weapons," said the spokesman, adding that even the data in the report itself showed that China's arms sales only amounted to five percent of the global total in the five years. "And this figure is only one ...

Palestinian ‘killed in W Bank clash’

Thursday, October 31st, 2013
A Palestinian has been shot dead in clashes after Israeli forces mounted an arrest raid in the northern West Bank, Palestinian sources say.

Debating Nuclear Deterrence – TIME (blog)

Thursday, October 31st, 2013

Debating Nuclear Deterrence
TIME (blog)
Weighing the utility of nuclear weapons has always been more theology than science. That was made clear again Tuesday when the House Armed Services Committee's strategic forces subcommittee poked into the need to spend $10 billion or more ...

Syrians ‘denied entry into Jordan’

Thursday, October 31st, 2013
Hundreds of people fleeing the civil war in Syria are being turned back at the border with Jordan and other countries, says Amnesty International.

Car accidents cost KSA SAR13bn

Thursday, October 31st, 2013
More than 300,000 traffic accidents occur every year in the Kingdom.

Prosperity Index 2013: UAE tops region, 28th in the world

Thursday, October 31st, 2013
London-based Legatum Institute's Prosperity Index 2013 has ranked the UAE first in the Middle East and North Africa (Mena) region and 28th globally.

Top GCC firms seeking candidates

Thursday, October 31st, 2013
Here is a selection of top companies from across the region that are hiring right now. Know them better, and take your pick:

Armenia raises issue of Russian arms sales to Azerbaijan at CSTO body’s … –

Thursday, October 31st, 2013

Armenia raises issue of Russian arms sales to Azerbaijan at CSTO body's ...
... that Russia had thus betrayed its main regional ally. Official Yerevan, however, stopped short of publicly criticizing Moscow, with government members implying that the arms sales to Baku would be offset by continued Russian military assistance to ...
Armenian MPs Slam Russian Arms Sales To

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OCCI says visa ban will impact SMEs, urges MoM to rethink

Thursday, October 31st, 2013
The Oman Chamber of Commerce and Industry has requested the Ministry of Manpower (MoM) to reduce the period of visa ban on cleaners and construction workers, saying that the decision will discourage SMEs.