Etisalat official sponsor of 9th Awafi Festival

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Published December 5th, 2011 - 10:53 GMT
During the festival
During the festival

Faisal Abdul Aziz Al Matar, General Coordinator of the Awafi Festival in Ras Al Khaimah, has announced that the Emirates Telecommunications Corporation ‘Etisalat’ will be the official sponsor of Awafi Festival 2011, following the recent signing of an agreement between both parties.

Al Matar emphasized that Etisalat’s sponsorship of the 9th Awafi Festival, which kicks off on December 16 and runs until the 5th of January 2012, complements the company’s distinct role in providing support to various events held in the UAE.

Al Matar also pointed out that, Etisalat, by sponsoring the cultural, heritage and tourism event is setting the right example for other companies in the UAE to follow. It also reflects its deep-rooted commitment to support events that serve the community and boost tourism in the country in general and Ras Al Khaimah in particular.

The General Coordinator of the festival affirmed that during the past years Etisalat has been keen to support and promote various activities that would elevate the status of the UAE and shed light on its popular tourist attractions and the many business, cultural, sports and social events. This in turn would attract a large number of citizens, residents and tourists from outside the UAE to attend and closely follow the events and activities of the Awafi Festival, which has established itself as one of the leading local and regional festivals. 

Background Information

Emirates Telecommunications Corporation (Etisalat)

etisalat has deployed many innovative technologies and services to remain at the leading edge of customer experience.
etisalat’s senior leaders understands the need to continue its investments in building the networks of the future because the positive effects filter down to the rest of the economy. Today, the UAE boasts of an excellent telecoms ecosystem, capable of driving successes across industries and sectors.

"قاطع الرؤوس" في قبضة الاستخبارات العراقية

Published February 23rd, 2019 - 09:39 GMT
مقاتلين من داعش/ أرشيفية
مقاتلين من داعش/ أرشيفية

أعلنت الاستخبارات العسكرية العراقية، أمس الجمعة، عن اعتقال قاطع الرؤوس في "داعش" على الحدود العراقية السورية، الذي ظهر في أكثر من فيديو وهو ينفذ عمليات إعدام.

وقالت المديرية في بيان على صفحتها في موقع "فيسبوك" إن "مفارز مديرية الاستخبارات العسكرية في الفرقة 15 ، وإثر معلومات استخبارية دقيقة، ألقت القبض على أحد الإرهابيين الذين تسللوا عبر الحدود العراقية السورية والمعروف بـ (قاطع الرؤوس)".

وأضافت أن "هذا الشخص معروف بقاطع الرؤوس"، وأنه "ظهر بعدة إصدارات للدواعش أمام أشخاص قام بقطع رؤوسهم في العراق وسوريا".


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