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Queen Rania Al Abdullah Award for Excellence in Education Signs Memorandum of Understanding with Arab Open University

Amman – The Association of Queen Rania Al Abdullah Award for Excellence in Education (QRAEE) signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) with the Arab Open University to further foster cooperation in the field of education. The memorandum of understanding, signed by QRAEE Executive Director Lubna Touqan and President of the Arab Open University H.E. Dr. Mohammad Abu Qudais, aims to …

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Facebook and WhatsApp are region’s most popular social networking sites: Social Media in the Arab World Report

‘Knowing about the most influential tools will enable decision-makers to invest optimally to serving the community,’ says HE Mohammed Al Gergawi 89% Facebook users in the Arab world access it daily 84% respondents active on WhatsApp The first of its kind report on ‘Social Media in the Arab World,’ unveiled on the sidelines of the Arab Social Media Influencers Summit …

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‘UAE Drones for Good Award’ attracts huge international and Arab participation

More than 800 entries received from 57 countries Mohammed Al Gergawi: The award reflects positive response to UAE initiative aimed at employing modern technology to serve humanity •The award has succeeded in promoting innovation to achieve happiness in the community and make people’s lives easier •Creativity and innovation constitute real wealth of advanced societies Additional sub-headings: Saudi Arabia first among …

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Talal Abu-Ghazaleh University Hosts Tentative Study on the Arab Least Developed Countries Meeting

Upon the request of the Secretariat General of the Arab League AMMAN: A preliminary meeting chaired by HE Dr. Talal Abu-Ghazaleh, chairman of Talal Abu-Ghazaleh Organization ( TAG-Org ) was held at the regional headquarters of Talal Abu-Ghazaleh University to discuss a tentative study on the Arab Least Developed Countries, that are members of the Greater Arab Free Trade Area …

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Arab Social Media Award calls for entries to be submitted before deadline on September 15

Volume of entries received so far suggests strong response from all Arab countries Award to honor best social media initiatives in 20 categories The deadline is fast approaching for closure of entries for the first-ever Arab Social Media Award, which was launched by His Highness Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Vice-President and Prime Minister of the UAE and Ruler …

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Vodafone discusses Smart Cities at the Arab Future Cities Summit

Vodafone Qatar presented its updated view on Smart Cities at the Arab Future Cities Summit. Vodafone , the world’s recognised leader in Machine to Machine (M2M) services, which underpin Smart Cities, shared its view on the responsibility of the telecommunications operator in ensuring a secure environment in the implementation of Smart City applications. George Galica, Head of Business Solutions at …

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3rd Africa-Arab summit opens in Kuwait

The 3rd Africa-Arab Summit of Heads of State and Government opens in Kuwait City today under the theme ‘Partners in Development and Investment’. The two-day summit was preceded by a joint foreign ministerial meeting on Sunday, with Kuwait’s Deputy Prime Minister and Foreign Minister, Sheikh Sabah Khaled Al-Hamad Al-Sabah, calling on the participating countries to work in collaboration to boost …

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Shurooq and National US Arab Chamber of Commerce partner to enhance investment cooperation

The Memorandum is a direct result of Sharjah Roadshow in USA; aims to strengthen UAE-USA economic ties Sharjah, 20 November 2013: The Sharjah Investment and Development Authority (Shurooq) and the National US Arab Chamber of Commerce, on Tuesday signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) aimed at strengthening investment and commercial relations between the Emirate of Sharjah and the United States …

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Success story of an Arab company fascinated by the West and which inspires Arab entrepreneurs

Supported by H.H. Sheikh Dr. Sultan bin Mohammed Al Qasimi, Ruler of Sharjah. Vestec employed innovation to reach international markets. Started with a capital of 50000 US$ and its market value reached now 68 million$. Launched in the UAE .. grew up in Tunisia and settled finally in Canada. ASTF invites Arab entrepreneurs and researchers to make the economy and …

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Middle East’s brightest students set to participate in the 3rd annual Intel Science Competition-Arab World 2012

$25000 of prize money to be awarded to110 pre-college students in a bid to boost science and research excellence in MENA. Under the patronage of UNESCO, Intel Corporation announced today that the third annual Intel Science Competition-Arab World (ISC-AW) will take place from December 16th – 19thin Dubai at the Dubai World Trade Centre. Designed to inspire the next generation …

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