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Thursday, May 25, 2017
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Sinister purpose behind anti-Islamic film
by Khalaf Ahmad Al Habtoor
POLITICS - CHAIRMAN'S MESSAGE
Should we seriously believe that a malevolent middle-aged criminal on parole with improbable names/aliases such as “Sam Bacit” or “Nakoula Basseley Nakoula...Read more
The United Nations, just an expensive show
by Khalaf Ahmad Al Habtoor
POLITICS
The United Nations is arguably the most worthwhile organization on earth. On paper that is. Established in 1945 with just 51 member countries, primarily...Read more
Gulf States are pawns in a new ‘Great Game’
by Khalaf Ahmad Al Habtoor
POLITICS
The pieces of the jigsaw are slowly coming together and from the perspective of Gulf States and Arab Sunnis the emerging picture isn’t pretty. Read more
Arabs must tackle Iranian threats head on
by Khalaf Ahmad Al Habtoor
POLITICS
Few would dispute that the Islamic Republic of Iran is actively engaged in expanding its military capabilities, developing its nuclear potential, arming...Read more
High expectations burden President Mursi
by Khalaf Ahmad Al Habtoor
POLITICS
Pre-election pledges have come back to haunt Egypt’s first democratically-elected president, as he focuses his efforts on foreign policy and ways of...Read more
Turkey lashes out
by Khalaf Ahmad Al Habtoor
POLITICS
Turkish Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdogan is standing his ground with Syria - but he’s not letting the superpowers off the hook either, as Joanna Andrews...Read more
Advice for Obama & Romney from an ‘Old Timer’
by Paul Findley
POLITICS
Former US Congressman Paul Findley has something to say to presidential *hopefuls Barack Obama and Mitt Romney…Read more
IMF ups MENA growth
by The Media Office
REGIONAL NEWS
The International Monetary Fund (IMF) raises its growth forecast for oil exporting countries in the Middle East and North Africa region (MENA) to 6.6 per...Read more
DIFC to host Forum 2012
by The Media Office
REGIONAL NEWS
Dubai International Financial Centre (DIFC), the financial and business hub connecting the region’s emerging markets with the markets of Europe, Asia and...Read more
Major role for Sukuk in funding GCC infrastructure projects
by The Media Office
REGIONAL NEWS
Sukuk are expected to play a major role in providing necessary funds for infrastructure projects in the GCC over the next decade as they and other...Read more
Economic power is shifting eastwards: Forum
by The Media Office
REGIONAL NEWS
The GCC countries and the Asean region are now the focus of global investment according to comments at the ‘Inside Investor Asia Forum 2012’. Developing...Read more
UAE: Driven by innovation
by Joanna Andrews
INVESTMENT
The United Arab Emirates is back in business! As Joanna Andrews reports, the UAE is the only Arab country in the global economy that is driven by...Read more
Most ‘Horse Sense’ is in Horses
by Paul Findley
LIFESTYLE
Trail riding is the term used for trekking on horseback through natural trails. But former American congressman Paul Findley says it is much more than...Read more
The Awakening
by Fabio Scacciavillani
ECONOMY
Brazil’s economy has gone from boom to near bust; from growth of 7.5 per cent two years ago to zero. Despite the odds, the outlook is looking bright for...Read more
Lights, Camera, Action! in Abu Dhabi
by Erin Mc Cafferty
THE ARTS
The Middle East has a vibrant film culture. Erin Mc Cafferty went to the Abu Dhabi Film Festival to rub shoulders with international film stars and budding...Read more
Challenging Perceptions
by Alice Johnson
CULTURE
Emirati artist Lamya Gargash is considered one of the UAE’s most creative minds. You just need to look at her manipulated imagery to understand why. Alice...Read more
Nabati Poetry a Glimpse of the Past
by Wendy Christie
CULTURE
Nabati poetry has long been a feature of daily life in the Arabian Peninsula, dating back to the 16th century. Wendy Christie reports on its contemporary...Read more
Global Auto Parts official launch
by The Media Office
AL HABTOOR MOTORS
Global Auto Parts was formally launched September 18, 2012 at the Habtoor Grand Beach Resort & Spa. With the steady growth of the automotive parts industry...Read more
New ‘all makes’ fast-fit servicing centre
by The Media Office
AL HABTOOR MOTORS
Al Habtoor Motors, the dealer for some of the world’s most popular and prestigious automobile brands, has ventured into a new area of automotive business...Read more
Ultra Luxury debuts
by Joanna Andrews
AL HABTOOR MOTORS
It is no secret the UAE has a love for luxury. Al Habtoor Motors created a bit of a stir at the opening of its new Bentley Emirates showroom in Abu Dhabi...Read more
HLG awarded first oil and gas contract in Iraq
by The Media Office
HABTOOR LEIGHTON GROUP
In September, HLG was awarded a sub-contract for the construction of infrastructure in southern Iraq, and is part of an engineering, procurement and...Read more
HLG part of consortium awarded QAR 1.5 billion People Mover System in Qatar
by The Media Office
HABTOOR LEIGHTON GROUP
In August, a consortium including Habtoor Leighton Group (HLG) was awarded a QAR 1.5 billion ($412 million) contract for the design, construction,...Read more
HLG JV awarded healthcare projects worth SAR 1.46 billion in the Kingdom of...
by The Media Office
HABTOOR LEIGHTON GROUP
HLG, operating as Leighton Middle East Contracting, has been awarded two contracts for healthcare facilities worth a total SAR 1.46 billion ($390 million)...Read more
Highest ever results
by The Media Office
EDUCATION
This year EIS-Meadows saw many notable performers among its students. “Eighty-three per cent of our Grade 11 students achieved five or more A* to C...Read more
EIS student leadership team appointed
by The Media Office
EDUCATION
The first official ceremony of the school year at EIS-Jumeirah was the induction of the student leadership team. The school currently has a team of 15...Read more
Flying start to new school year
by The Media Office
EDUCATION
The academic year began successfully on September 4, 2012. EIS-Jumeirah is currently operating with its highest student enrolment since its opening in 1991.Read more
Al Habtoor Group considers IPO
by The Media Office
AL HABTOOR GROUP NEWS
The Al Habtoor Group is considering an Initial Public Offering (IPO) as regional markets improve. It would be the first family group in the UAE to tap into...Read more
AHG hosts the World Future Council
by The Media Office
AL HABTOOR GROUP NEWS
The World Future Council held its annual meeting for the first time in Dubai under the auspices of Al Habtoor Group. The meeting took place on September...Read more
Simply the best…
by The Media Office
AL HABTOOR GROUP NEWS
Le Méridien Budapest, the Group’s latest acquisition in Europe, has been voted Hungary’s leading business hotel by World Travel Awards 2012. It’s the third...Read more