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28 أيلول/سبتمبر 2014

“Thieves lie in wait and observe their victims upon leaving the bank until they get into their car."
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An analytical study conducted by the Abu Dhabi Police has revealed multiple professional plans to rob bank customers after they finish their financial transactions.

The Japanese firm kicked off its UAE expansion, with the recent opening of a new stand at Emirates Towers in Dubai.
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400% growth posted so far in 2014; Qatar, Kuwait being eyed.

Most of the retailers have gone out of supply as Apple fans queued for the midnight release of the iPhone 6 at major malls in the UAE overnight on Friday.
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"Our units were completely sold out in 45 minutes and the next consignment will come in three to four days time,”

Airlines will also need to certify their planes aren't affected by transmission signals before allowing devices to be used.
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"Basically we are saying you can have it switched on, and it's up to the airline first to allow you," Maragakis said.

26 أيلول/سبتمبر 2014

Apple is facing claims that its new thinner iPhones can bend out of shape in the pocket.
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Pictures and videos of warped and damaged iPhones swept the Internet as hundreds of users realised their new smartphones were ruined.

25 أيلول/سبتمبر 2014

Saudi Arabia sent Egypt $3 billion worth of refined oil products from April up to the first week of this month, an official from Egypt’s state oil company told Reuters on Thursday.
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The petroleum aid has not, however, managed to noticeably ease Egypt’s energy frequent power cuts, even in upscale areas.

The Central Bureau of Statistics predicts only 2% growth in 2014, compared with 3.2% in 2013, based on preliminary figures for January-August 2014.
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The effect of Operation Protective Edge on tourism is also being felt,

The round-the-world tour is expected to take 25 flying days over a period of four to five months.
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The goal is to promote technological values together to preserve the planet’s resources, in a bid to encourage political leaders and organisations to adopt cleaner and more efficient technologies.

The announcement came after Madbouly’s visit  to the United States this week to meet with World Bank officials, a Tuesday statement from the ministry said.
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Madbouly stated that Egypt will obtain a concessional loan with the value of $500m for the social housing programme, over several years, with around $100-120m annual instalments.

Jordan has the highest rates of ICT services in the Middle East and North Africa (MENA)
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Around 7 per cent of the Kingdom’s population work in the ICT sector, whereas the regional rate does not exceed 4 per cent.

The launch of the Passport, which boasts a big square screen and a unique touch-sensitive tactile keyboard, will kick off a frenzied spell for Waterloo, Ontario-based BlackBerry.
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BlackBerry is set to launch the Passport early on Wednesday in Toronto, with simultaneous events also being held in London and Dubai.

24 أيلول/سبتمبر 2014

Europe does not have the infrastructure to accept LNG in major quantities.
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Qatar is the world's largest producer of liquefied natural gas (LNG).

DAMAS, the Middle East's leading jewelry and watch retailer, has bolstered its presence in the region with the launch of its first luxury boutique in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia.
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As part of Damas’s redefined global strategy, the brand has divided its retail stores into two formats - ‘Damas’ and ‘Damas Collections’.

The Global Infrastructure Investment Index ranks the world’s 41 most dynamic countries with the greatest potential for growth and investment in their economic infrastructure.
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The UAE has overtaken Canada to rank among the top three attractive markets in the world for investment in infrastructure.

According to Israeli military experts, the country's submarines could be used as a second strike capability in case of an Iranian attack using non-conventional weapons.
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The new vessel means the navy "will double its capabilities, it will be able to reach further and deeper, for a longer period of time, demonstrating force unknown till this day".