UAE launches online weddings amid Covid-19 lockdown

London, April 13, 2020 (AltAfrica)-The United Arab Emirates has launched an online marriage service that allows couples to wed amid restrictions on movement and interaction imposed to counter the deadly coronavirus. UAE launches online weddings amid Covid-19 lockdown The UAE has taken strict measures to combat the spread of COVID-19 respiratory disease, which has claimed … Continue reading “UAE launches online weddings amid Covid-19 lockdown”

UAE Prince Offered Assad $3 Billion to Bog Down Erdogan in Idlib Fighting

Mohammed bin Zayed (MBZ), the crown prince of Abu Dhabi, is making strenuous and persistent attempts to get Syrian President Bashar al-Assad to break a ceasefire with Turkish-backed rebels in Idlib province, Middle East Eye has been told. In recent months, Assad’s forces backed by Russian airpower made significant gains against rebel groups in Syria’s … Continue reading “UAE Prince Offered Assad $3 Billion to Bog Down Erdogan in Idlib Fighting”

Further growth in TV and VOD viewership as MBC Group’s #STAY_AT_HOME operation continues

Dubai – United Arab Emirates, April9, 2020—(AETOSWire): Launched at the onset of the Covid-19 situation, MBC Group’s#STAY_AT_HOME operation continues to chart new levels of growth, providing the ultimate in entertainment and informative content, with an aim of increasing the amount of people glued to their screens at home and keeping them there for longer periods … Continue reading “Further growth in TV and VOD viewership as MBC Group’s #STAY_AT_HOME operation continues”

Crise libyenne : Pourquoi Lamamra n’a pas remplacé Salamé

Sauf retournement de situation, l’ancien ministre algérien des Affaires étrangères, Ramtane Lamamra, ne sera pas le prochain envoyé spécial du secrétaire général de l’ONU en Libye. La raison ? Sa désignation à ce poste se serait heurtée à l’opposition de la Maison-Blanche. Les Etats-Unis seraient même les seuls parmi l’ensemble des membres du Conseil de sécurité … Continue reading “Crise libyenne : Pourquoi Lamamra n’a pas remplacé Salamé”

Impact of COVID-19 containment measures on human rights and civil liberties in the Middle East

Many of these unfair actions violate international lawSaudi women’s rights activist Loujain Alhathloul is one of many human rights defenders who remain in jail in the Middle East, despite multiple calls to release them amid COVID-19 fears. Photo credit: Loujain Al-Hathloul via OTRS system / CC BY-SA. This post was written by Khalid Ibrahim, executive director of … Continue reading “Impact of COVID-19 containment measures on human rights and civil liberties in the Middle East”

Brands to benefit from generating leads in a brand safe environment

DMS launches its “Lead Collection Solution” Dubai, United Arab Emirates – April 7, 2020 –(AETOSWire):At a time when regional businesses are increasing their focus on both digital media and performance campaigns, Digital Media Services (DMS), the digital arm of Choueiri Group has launched its all-new “Lead Collection Solution”. Elaborating on the Solution’s uniqueness, DMS’ Chief … Continue reading “Brands to benefit from generating leads in a brand safe environment”

MBC Group – An Indispensable Companion during Hard Times

Update brought to you by AMSI – A Choueiri Group Brand Dubai, United Arab Emirates – April 5, 2020—(AETOSWire) : In this third installment of our series on the unprecedented Covid-19 situation and its impact on TV Advertising, we take a closer look at data findings which illustrate how MBC Group has firmly established itself as … Continue reading “MBC Group – An Indispensable Companion during Hard Times”

With Fake Hand Sanitizer and 12 Ventilators, Afghanistan Expects Millions of Coronavirus Cases

At a bus interchange on a highway outside the western Afghan city of Herat last week, minivans packed with migrant workers arrived from the Iranian border throughout the day. The passengers were among more than 140,000 Afghans who had fled Iran’s deadly coronavirus outbreak and subsequent economic stagnation in March alone, part of what one … Continue reading “With Fake Hand Sanitizer and 12 Ventilators, Afghanistan Expects Millions of Coronavirus Cases”

MBC Group’s #STAY_AT_HOME Operation Registers Significant Growth

Dubai, United Arab Emirates, April 2, 2020—(AETOSWire): At the onset of the unprecedented Covid-19 situation, MBC Group launched this operation during March, with the aim of providing the ultimate in entertainment and informative content, luring people-in to stay glued to their screens at home. After three weeks, the region’s leading broadcasters have witnessed unprecedented growth … Continue reading “MBC Group’s #STAY_AT_HOME Operation Registers Significant Growth”

The Impact of Covid-19 on TV Content Consumption in KSA

Update brought to you by AMSI – A Choueiri Group Brand Dubai, United Arab Emirates – April 1, 2020-(AETOSWire) : In this second installment of our series on the unprecedented Covid-19 situation and its impact on TV Advertising, we take a closer look at data findings focused on VOD and TV Content Consumption behaviors in … Continue reading “The Impact of Covid-19 on TV Content Consumption in KSA”

UAE’s Rapprochement with Syria Aimed Against Turkey

In the midst of the coronavirus crisis, Syria’s President Bashar al-Assad and Abu Dhabi’s Crown Prince Mohammed bin Zayed Al-Nahyan, the head of United Arab Emirates (UAE), spoke by phone on Friday in the first such communication since the … The post UAE’s Rapprochement with Syria Aimed Against Turkey appeared first on Global Research.

TruDoc 24×7 DHA licensed doctors provide convenient and round-the-clock teleconsultations to help ease panic surrounding COVID-19

Dubai, United Arab Emirates March 30, 2020—(AETOSWire): TruDoc Healthcare has risen to the occasion in the wake of the COVID-19 outbreak and has been providing patients with appropriate medical management and advice quickly and conveniently given the present medical situation. It is already experiencing an upsurge in audio and video consultations related to respiratory tract … Continue reading “TruDoc 24×7 DHA licensed doctors provide convenient and round-the-clock teleconsultations to help ease panic surrounding COVID-19”

The unprecedented Covid-19 situation and its impact on TV advertising

Dubai, United Arab Emirates – March 29, 2020 –(AETOSWire) : At a time when regional audiences are staying home more than ever before to support lockdown and self-isolation drives, MBC Group (The region’s leading broadcasters) have reported a significant surge in their overall performance, as well as their individual channels. Insightful data findings from MBC … Continue reading “The unprecedented Covid-19 situation and its impact on TV advertising”

EasyClocking facilitates for employees to work from home through it’s easy attendance and job coding mobile app

Dubai, United Arab Emirates- Sunday 29 March 2020—(AETOSWire) : Working from home? EasyClocking has just made it easier for all the companies in the MENA region. EasyClocking®, a leading edge developer of next generation time & attendance and workforce management systems, has announced that it will be offering 2 months free services in the MENA … Continue reading “EasyClocking facilitates for employees to work from home through it’s easy attendance and job coding mobile app”

Coronavirus hastens an Arab rapprochement

Syrian President Bashar al-Assad (L), UAE Crown Prince Sheikh Mohamed bin Zayed (R) held a phone conversation, March 27, 2020 The phone call by the UAE Crown Prince Sheikh Mohamed bin Zayed Al Nahyan to Syrian President Bashar al-Assad on Friday signifies in many ways a major development in regional politics.  The official UAE news … Continue reading “Coronavirus hastens an Arab rapprochement”

What Trump is Doing in the Middle East While You are Distracted by COVID-19

And still the virus shrouds Donald Trump’s mischief in the Middle East. First it was his sly retreat from Iraq; now it’s his cosy military exercises with the United Arab Emirates – famous in song and legend as a former Saudi ally in the bloody Yemen war – and his cut of $1bn in aid … Continue reading “What Trump is Doing in the Middle East While You are Distracted by COVID-19”

How ‘Defense’ Contractors Lobbied for War in Yemen and Reaped the Profits from the Death and Destruction

Lobbying firms like the McKeon Group, headed by lobbyist Buck McKeon (who was the former chairman of the House Armed Services Committee in the US Congress), represent both US defense contractors and countries such as Saudi Arabia and the UAE, … The post How ‘Defense’ Contractors Lobbied for War in Yemen and Reaped the Profits … Continue reading “How ‘Defense’ Contractors Lobbied for War in Yemen and Reaped the Profits from the Death and Destruction”

UN fast tracks $10 million loan to fight Desert Locusts in East Africa

London, March 25, 2020 (AltAfrica)-FAO is further scaling up its activities to fight the Desert Locust upsurge in East Africa from a $10 million loan approved by the United Nations’ Central Emergency Response Fund (CERF). This loan will supplement the $10 million grant that CERF contributed to FAO in January to fight the outbreak which … Continue reading “UN fast tracks $10 million loan to fight Desert Locusts in East Africa”

Taiwan ranks 25th in World Happiness Report

Taiwan ranked first in East and Southeast Asia as well as 25th globally in the latest World Happiness Report released March 20 by the U.N. Sustainable Development Solutions Network, marking the country’s second year running finishing at its best-ever position in the annual survey.   Taiwan’s score rose to 6.455 out of 10, placing it … Continue reading “Taiwan ranks 25th in World Happiness Report”

ViewSonic Offers Schools and Universities in MEA Free Distance Learning Tools During Coronavirus Outbreak

Dubai, United Arab Emirates, 23 March, 2020, (AETOSWire) – ViewSonic Corp., leading global provider of visual solutions is offering their popular distance learning solution, myViewBoard to K12 colleges and universities for free, during the ongoing period of coronavirus outbreak. With the increasing spread of coronavirus, many schools and universities are preparing themselves for extended school … Continue reading “ViewSonic Offers Schools and Universities in MEA Free Distance Learning Tools During Coronavirus Outbreak”

TECNO CAMON 15 with TAIVOS has the potential to be the true Night Shot King

Dubai, United Arab Emirates, 22 March 2020, (AETOSWire) : TECNO CAMON 15 is one of the most anticipated upcoming smartphones launches this Spring. Leaked information revealed that the CAMON 15 series camera will be supported by a cutting-edge SONY chip which is recognized as the leader in this industry. As its launch date approaches, recent … Continue reading “TECNO CAMON 15 with TAIVOS has the potential to be the true Night Shot King”

Del Monte Continues Its Waste Management Efforts in Line with Its Sustainability Drive

Dubai, United Arab Emirates, 22 March 2020, (AETOSWire) : Del Monte, a leading provider of fresh, healthy and great-tasting food to consumers around the globe, is continuing its sustainability drive by exerting more efforts in several fields such as waste management. The company carefully recycles cartons, plastic, nylon bags, metal etc. and has partnerships with … Continue reading “Del Monte Continues Its Waste Management Efforts in Line with Its Sustainability Drive”

Fakih IVF Fertility Center helps cancer patient achieve dream of Motherhood

Dubai, United Arab Emirates,-(AETOSWire) With the celebration of Mother’s Day on 21st of March, all mothers remember their journey to motherhood. While for the 30-year-old Emirati SA, the probability to bear her own child looked bleak after she was diagnosed with cancer. However, she did not give up and visited several oncology centers overseas. Unfortunately, … Continue reading “Fakih IVF Fertility Center helps cancer patient achieve dream of Motherhood”

Les Émirats arabes unis fournissent des équipements médicaux au Mossad israélien

Des informations ont indiqué que dans le cadre de son plan de lutte contre le coronavirus, le Mossad israélien a obtenu des équipements médicaux, de la part de l’un des pays du Golfe, au moment où un écrivain israélien signale que cette crise a obligé les Israéliens à vivre l’enfer qu’ils infligent, depuis des années, … Continue reading “Les Émirats arabes unis fournissent des équipements médicaux au Mossad israélien”

A Women’s Police Town

Men have always fought their wars in the name of women’s liberation. The Trojan War was ostensibly fought to free Helen, “the face that launched a thousand ships.” But we all know that the real reason was to satisfy the ambition of Achilles, and that the “Trojan Women” were trampled on in the process. The … Continue reading “A Women’s Police Town”

Pivotroots Sets Up Shop in UAE as Part of Its Global Expansion Strategy

Dubai, United Arab Emirates, 19 March 2020, (AETOSWire) : The United Arab Emirates’ (UAE) online marketing space is set for a major disruption following the entry of India-based data-led digital marketing powerhouse, PivotRoots. PivotRoots’ entry into the Middle East comes against the backdrop of a ballooning active social media usage, which currently stands at a … Continue reading “Pivotroots Sets Up Shop in UAE as Part of Its Global Expansion Strategy”

Satellite Scheduled to Launch in June

Ras Al Khaimah, United Arab Emirates, March 19th, 2020, (AETOSWire) – A satellite that American University of Ras Al Khaimah (AURAK) students are helping to develop, build and test is planned for launch on a Soyuz-2 rocket from Russia in June 2020, said Dr. Abdul-Halim Jallad, Director and Assistant Professor, Center of Information, Communication and Networking … Continue reading “Satellite Scheduled to Launch in June”

Can the Coronavirus and the Stock Market Meltdown Break America’s Addiction to Fantasy?

After President Donald Trump’s press conference on the new coronavirus on Friday, he triumphantly sent supporters a signed chart showing the Dow Jones Industrial Average going up sharply as he spoke. On the one hand, this was hilarious, since on Monday, the Dow had its second-worst day in history. Trump did not send out any signed … Continue reading “Can the Coronavirus and the Stock Market Meltdown Break America’s Addiction to Fantasy?”

Yemen’s Health Care System, Battered by War, Braces for Coronavirus

The World Health Organization has yet to announce a case of Covid-19 in Yemen, but a new report sheds light on how years of attacks, many targeting hospitals and clinics, have helped push the country’s health system past the breaking point. The report, produced jointly by Physicians for Human Rights and the Yemen-based human rights organization Mwatana … Continue reading “Yemen’s Health Care System, Battered by War, Braces for Coronavirus”

Why Sanctions During a Pandemic are Cruel

Image by Nathaniel St. Clair Swiftly moves the coronavirus disease (COVID-19), dashing across continents, skipping over oceans, terrifying populations in every country. The numbers of those infected rises, as do the numbers of those who have died. Hands are being washed, tests are being done, and social distance has become a new phrase. It is … Continue reading “Why Sanctions During a Pandemic are Cruel”

Speaking of Contagions: US-Saudi Blockade Causes 750,000 Cholera (!) Cases in Yemen Per Annum

As Americans are gripped with fear over the coronavirus, the cholera epidemic quietly continues in Yemen. The disease spreading in Yemen is not some new untreatable virus, but a well-known illness that can be easily prevented with access to clean water, or with a cheap oral vaccine. The outbreak is a direct result of the … Continue reading “Speaking of Contagions: US-Saudi Blockade Causes 750,000 Cholera (!) Cases in Yemen Per Annum”

Biden Is Still Lying About His Positions on Social Security Cuts, the Bankruptcy Bill, and More

Former Vice President Joe Biden told at least five lies during Sunday night’s one-one-one Democratic presidential debate with his last remaining opponent, Vermont Sen. Bernie Sanders. Networks and outlets from CNN to Politico covered the debate as a win for Biden. Both candidates took fire on their past positions. Sanders hit Biden on Social Security, … Continue reading “Biden Is Still Lying About His Positions on Social Security Cuts, the Bankruptcy Bill, and More”

To Help Stem Coronavirus, Lift Sanctions on Iran

Photograph Source: Debra Sweet – CC BY 2.0 The COVID-19 (coronavirus) pandemic is far from the first proof of how intertwined we are as a global community. The climate crisis and the refugee crisis have long been glaring examples that the wars or CO2 emissions on one continent risk the lives and well-being of people … Continue reading “To Help Stem Coronavirus, Lift Sanctions on Iran”

Thailand Lighting Fair and Thailand Building Fair 2020 will illuminate infrastructure opportunities within the ASEAN region

Mar 16, 2020 Later this year, Thailand Lighting Fair (THLF) and Thailand Building Fair (THBF) will proudly embrace a new show theme of ‘Cities and Buildings of the Future’ at the Bangkok International Trade & Exhibition Centre, from 25 – 27 November 2020. Under the new show theme, the fairs will showcase how the infrastructure … Continue reading “Thailand Lighting Fair and Thailand Building Fair 2020 will illuminate infrastructure opportunities within the ASEAN region”

The Algerian Revolution: the Struggle for Decolonization Continues

Algiers, during the one-year anniversary of the Hirak. Photo: Riad Kaced. Algeria is going through a revolutionary phase. The mass-scale uprising that started in February 2019 has been sustained for more than a year now and is showing an incredible resilience and soumoud (steadfastness in Arabic). Hundreds of thousands are still in the streets, joining … Continue reading “The Algerian Revolution: the Struggle for Decolonization Continues”

Nobel Oblige

Men prize the thing ungain’d more than it is. – Shakespeare, Troilus and Cressida It’s hard not to feel sympathy for him.  It is so coveted, yet so elusive. And all his efforts to get it seem to be thwarted by events beyond his control.  As he observed at a rally in Toledo in January of … Continue reading “Nobel Oblige”

The Guardian révèle des détails sur les cargaisons d’armes envoyé par les Émirats arabes unis à Haftar

Le journal britannique, The Guardian, a révélé de nouveaux détails au sujet des cargaisons d’armes par les Émirats arabes unis (EAU) au général libyen à la retraite, Khalifa Haftar. Le journal affirma que «le nombre de vols interceptés, depuis la mi-janvier, dépassait les 100 vols», selon les données récoltées auprès des services de surveillance aérienne. … Continue reading “The Guardian révèle des détails sur les cargaisons d’armes envoyé par les Émirats arabes unis à Haftar”

Arizona Senate Candidate Mark Kelly Eschews Corporate Cash, but Gave Paid Corporate Speeches as a Private Citizen

In a new ad this week, Arizona Democratic Senate candidate Mark Kelly slammed Washington politicians for taking money from drug companies. While Kelly has mostly eschewed corporate cash as a politician, he has a history of taking corporate — and pharmaceutical industry — money before he launched his Senate bid last February. “A single prescription … Continue reading “Arizona Senate Candidate Mark Kelly Eschews Corporate Cash, but Gave Paid Corporate Speeches as a Private Citizen”

US Marines Arrive on Yemen’s Socotra Island to Back UAE Troops: Reports

Sanaa Post reported that the American soldiers were received by the occupying UAE forces at their headquarters on the island. There is speculation that the US intends to establish its own military base amid reports that America had sent military … The post US Marines Arrive on Yemen’s Socotra Island to Back UAE Troops: Reports … Continue reading “US Marines Arrive on Yemen’s Socotra Island to Back UAE Troops: Reports”

Sinterex named Best 3D-Printed Healthcare Products Manufacturer Middle East

Dubai, United Arab Emirates, March 11, 2020, (AETOSWire) Global Health & Pharma (GHP), a global information sharing platform & a multi-disciplinary members community announced winners of the 2019 Technology Awards this month and recognised Sinterex as Best 3D-Printed Healthcare Products Manufacturer – Middle East. In its announcement, GHP said, “Technology is a great force for change … Continue reading “Sinterex named Best 3D-Printed Healthcare Products Manufacturer Middle East”

Rien ne va plus entre le Maroc et les Emiratis

Au grand étonnement du Royaume du Maroc, les Emirats Arabes Unis n’ont plus d’ambassadeur à Rabat, et cela depuis plus d’un an. Ce qui a provoqué un net raidissement des Affaires Etrangères marocaines qui ont rappelé leur ambassadeur à Abu Dhabi. Les relations sont traditionnellement courtoises et même confiantes entre le Maroc et les Emirats … Continue reading “Rien ne va plus entre le Maroc et les Emiratis”

Vaste campagne anti-Chine après l’échec des pourparlers secrets (03.02.2020)

Une attaque massive de guerre hybride a commencé sur la Chine suite à l’échec des négociations entre les sociétés secrètes de l’Est et de l’Ouest, selon des sources proches des négociations. L’attaque contre la Chine utilise une combinaison d’armes biologiques, de propagande et de guerre économique, selon de multiples sources. Cette campagne est menée en … Continue reading “Vaste campagne anti-Chine après l’échec des pourparlers secrets (03.02.2020)”

The evolving lighting ecosystem will shine through at Guangzhou International Lighting Exhibition 2020

Mar 09, 2020 Picture:  Whilst celebrating its success from the past 25 years, Guangzhou International Lighting Exhibition (GILE) 2020 will look towards the future for the emerging trends and latest news within the lighting industry. From 9 – 12 June, at the China Import and Export Fair Complex Guangzhou, GILE will welcome global exhibitors that … Continue reading “The evolving lighting ecosystem will shine through at Guangzhou International Lighting Exhibition 2020”

Que se passe-t-il dans la Cour royale saoudienne ? Le roi Salmane serait-il mort ?

Que se passe-t-il dans la Cour royale saoudienne ? Le roi Salmane serait-il mort ? La nouvelle, venue de Riyad, s’est vite propagée aujourd’hui. Les médias ne parlent que de l’arrestation des princes saoudiens, et des rumeurs qui présument la mort du roi Salmane. L’opposition saoudienne a annoncé que «vendredi dès l’aube, la garde royale … Continue reading “Que se passe-t-il dans la Cour royale saoudienne ? Le roi Salmane serait-il mort ?”

Erdogan’s Ottoman Dreams Lie Broken in Syria

“When Recep Tayyip Erdogan was inaugurated as Turkey’s president with enhanced powers in 2018, Venezuelan counterpart and admirer Nicolas Maduro called him the “leader of the new multi-polar world.” In Syria, however, Erdogan appears to have tested to destruction the ability of a country with no nuclear arsenal, few natural resources and an economy roughly … Continue reading “Erdogan’s Ottoman Dreams Lie Broken in Syria”

The impact of coronavirus on the financial markets

The rapid geographical expansion of the coronavirus Covid-19 and the high contamination rates – nearly 100,000 infections in approximately 80 countries by March 4 – have spread fear around the planet and disrupted global economic activity. Investors have naturally been concerned and stock markets around the world suffered trillions of US dollars of losses in a single week (ending … Continue reading “The impact of coronavirus on the financial markets”

Egg Freezing Techniques Offering Women Flexibility on Their Motherhood Timeline Become Increasingly Popular

Dubai, United Arab Emirates-Sunday 8 March 2020 [ AETOS Wire ] In observance of International Women’s Day, Fakih IVF Fertility Center is rolling out a special campaign supporting all women and their choices. The campaign is running throughout March, across the center’s branches located in Abu Dhabi, Dubai and Al Ain. With majority of women considering … Continue reading “Egg Freezing Techniques Offering Women Flexibility on Their Motherhood Timeline Become Increasingly Popular”

IGCF Sharjah: World Leaders Call for Stronger 2-Way Communication Between Governments and People

Sharjah, United Arab Emirates, March 5, 2020—(AETOSWire) : The ninth edition of the International Government Communication Forum (IGCF 2020) opened here yesterday, Wednesday, with the participation of 64 global influencers, government leaders and communication experts brainstorming about the ways of bolstering government communication in order to bring about positive social change and deliver sustainable development … Continue reading “IGCF Sharjah: World Leaders Call for Stronger 2-Way Communication Between Governments and People”

Amid Coronavirus Outbreak, Trump-Aligned Pressure Group Pushes to Stop Medicine Sales to Iran

Despite a massive coronavirus-related public health crisis, an anti-Iran pressure group with close ties to the Trump administration is urging major pharmaceutical companies to “end their Iran business,” focusing on companies with special licenses — most often under a broadly defined “humanitarian exemption” — to conduct trade with Iran. With a novel strain of coronavirus … Continue reading “Amid Coronavirus Outbreak, Trump-Aligned Pressure Group Pushes to Stop Medicine Sales to Iran”

Abu Dhabi Ports Collaborates with Robert Allan Ltd. to Develop the World’s First Unmanned Autonomous Commercial Tugboats

Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates. March 04, 2020—(AETOSWire): Abu Dhabi Ports announced today its collaboration with a global commercial vessel designer and tugboat leader, Robert Allan Ltd., to develop the world’s first fully unmanned autonomous commercial marine tugs. Once developed, the tugs will join SAFEEN, Abu Dhabi Ports’ maritime service arm, which maintains an expanding … Continue reading “Abu Dhabi Ports Collaborates with Robert Allan Ltd. to Develop the World’s First Unmanned Autonomous Commercial Tugboats”