Archive for November, 2013

Oman Competitiveness Forum 2013 commences today

Saturday, November 30th, 2013
Muscat, November 30th 2013 - Oman Competitiveness Forum 2013 commences today with discussions focusing on the competitive advantage the Sultanate has to offer the world. Organized by the Public Authority for Investment Promotion and Export Development (PAIPED) from 1st to 4th of December 2013, this first of its kind forum will see the participation of public and private sector decision makers

Expo 2020 will see UAE become a global technological hub

Saturday, November 30th, 2013
World fairs and expos have always been about showcasing new and emerging technological breakthroughs and the Expo 2020 gives an opportunity for the UAE to do so.

Spike in activity close to Expo site near Dubai World Central

Saturday, November 30th, 2013
he new ‘mini-city’ that will be created to host Expo 2020 already has its own airport — the Dubai World Central. The many other pieces of the development gameplan will soon be taking form.

Higher bank guarantee fixed for recruitment offices in Saudi Arabia

Saturday, November 30th, 2013
The Ministry of Labor has raised the bank guarantee for Saudi recruitment offices from SAR 300,000 every two years to SAR 450,000 every year for the renewal of the license, local media quoted a ministry source as saying.

KSA-born expats seek citizenship

Saturday, November 30th, 2013
Many expatriates born in the Kingdom are facing a real identity crisis because they have little affinity to their ancestral countries and are not regarded as Saudis.

Deal will boost Iran’s drive for nuclear weapons – Boston Herald

Saturday, November 30th, 2013 (blog)

Deal will boost Iran's drive for nuclear weapons
Boston Herald
WASHINGTON — The six-month deal between U.S.-led negotiators and Iran will make an Iranian atomic bomb more likely, not less, because it significantly strengthens the very regime in Tehran that so desperately wants nuclear weaponry. In essence, the ...
New international insurance policy: nuclear armsSchenectady Gazette (blog)
Pressing Ahead on Iranian Deal to Stop Nuclear WeaponsBrazosport Facts (subscription)
Pro: Interim deal struck with Iran shows promiseModesto Bee (blog) -American Thinker
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Expo 2020 to transform Dubai’s economic landscape

Saturday, November 30th, 2013
Dubai is the first city in the Middle East and North Africa (Mena) region to host the World Expo, the highly celebrated international exhibition, the third largest global non-commercial event, following the Olympic Games and the Fifa World Cup.

Gulf interior ministers approve unified GCC police

Saturday, November 30th, 2013
A unified Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC) police has been approved by the Gulf interior ministers.

Sheikh Khalifa issues decree granting citizenship to 500 children of Emirati women

Saturday, November 30th, 2013
President His Highness Sheikh Khalifa bin Zayed Al Nahyan has issued a decree granting citizenship to 500 children of Emirati women, who meet the conditions necessary to acquire the citizenship.

Sheikh Mohammed issues law on the appointment of retirees in UAE

Saturday, November 30th, 2013
His Highness Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Vice-President and Prime Minister of the UAE in his capacity as Ruler of Dubai, issued Law No. (12) of 2013 amending some provisions of Law No. (28) of 2009, on the appointment of retirees in government bodies in the emirate of Dubai.