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Fourth MEPRA Leadership Majlis Brings Together Almost 200 Industry Leaders to Discuss Fake News, CEO Activism, Communications Leadership and More

The Middle East Public Relations Association (MEPRA) hosted the fourth Leadership Majlis today, the year’s major communications conference in Abu Dhabi. The 2018 edition brought together almost 200 industry professionals from more than 40 organisations, to uncover the industry’s biggest challenges trends and opportunities. Speakers included senior leaders from The …

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UAE adds Iranians to list of terror supporters

The UAE Cabinet on Thursday added nine Iranian individuals and entities to the approved list of terrorism supporters. The move, which was taken according to the Cabinet decision No.24 of 2018, comes in line with the UAE’s keenness to target and disrupt networks associated with terrorist financing and activities. Individuals …

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Aldar to buy Saadiyat Island assets in Dh3.7b deal, one of UAE’s largest property acquisitions

The consolidation moves in UAE’s real estate sector continues with Aldar Properties acquiring Dh3.7 billion worth of assets from Abu Dhabi’s other master-developer Tourism Development & Investment Co., developer of the Louvre Abu Dhabi. This is rated as “one of the largest real estate acquisitions in the country” and expected …

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Law on Dubai Health Authority issued

In his capacity as Ruler of Dubai, Vice President and Prime Minister of the UAE His Highness Shaikh Mohammad bin Rashid Al Maktoum issued Law No. (8) of 2018 on the Dubai Health Authority (DHA). The new law further enables DHA to achieve its objectives, including regulating medical services in …

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RAK Petroleum back in profit

Ras Al Khaimah Petroleum, a UK-based company operating oil and gas concessions in the Middle East and Africa, said on Monday it had returned to profitability, posting a net profit of $54.8 million (Dh201 million) for the financial year 2017. A year earlier, the company reported a net loss of …

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