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FFL-backed Laurel Solutions buys Servelec Technologies

Laurel Solutions, a portfolio company of FFL Partners, said March 14 that it acquired Servelec Technologies. Financial terms weren’t announced. Servelec Technologies, of Sheffield, U.K., provides remote monitoring systems, secure SCADA systems, and business optimization software. PRESS RELEASE SAN FRANCISCO –March 14, 2019 – FFL Partners (“FFL”), a private equity firm focused on growth investments in middle market companies, today announced that its affiliate, Laurel Solutions, has completed the...
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STR: Preliminary February Data For Abu Dhabi Hotels

STR's preliminary February 2019 data for Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates, indicates lower occupancy but significantly higher room rates. Based on daily data from February, Abu Dhabi reported the following in year-over-year comparisons:
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Russia stresses right to deploy missiles after US does same

ABU DHABI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov says his country reserves the right to deploy missiles prohibited by a nuclear arms treaty that the Trump administration withdrew from. Lavrov says if U.S. withdrawal from the treaty gives it a free hand to begin deploying such missiles, “We reserve the right […]
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Global Campaign For More Support On Airline Passengers With Intellectual Disabilities

For travelers who wish to bring along family members or friends who has intellectual disability or mental retardation, please read on to learn more about the inclusion of DPNA SSR code in your airlines bookings. Travelport launches global campaign to encourage more support for airline passengers with intellectual disabilities Travelport (NYSE:TVPT), the leading travel commerce platform, today announced it has launched a global campaign to improve awareness and use of the DPNA Special Ser...
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Abu Dhabi arms fair opens amid Yemen war criticism

ABU DHABI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — A biennial arms fair has opened in the United Arab Emirates as the country faces increasing scrutiny over its involvement in the Saudi-led war in Yemen. While the war went unmentioned at the opening ceremony of the International Defense Exhibition and Conference in Abu Dhabi on Sunday, it […]
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Trump former inaugural committee chair defends Saudi Arabia

ABU DHABI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — The man who led President Donald Trump’s inaugural committee said America is in no moral position to criticize Saudi Arabia over the killing of Saudi columnist Jamal Khashoggi. “Whatever happened in Saudi Arabia, the atrocities in America are equal, or worse,” Tom Barrack, a real estate developer, said […]
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Pope Francis, Amid Abu Dhabi’s Opulence, Delivers Mass to Its Migrants

The Mass marked the largest public celebration of a Christian rite in the history of the Muslim country, where many migrants are Catholics.
Tags: News, Francis, Roman Catholic Church, Foreign Workers, Immigration and Emigration, Muslims and Islam, Christians and Christianity, Abu Dhabi (United Arab Emirates, Pope Francis Amid Abu Dhabi


Pope Francis Breaks Some Taboos on Visit to Persian Gulf

The remarks, delivered in the United Arab Emirates, were exceptionally candid for a pontiff who usually does not criticize the country that hosts him.
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Jews, evangelicals reach out to Sunni Gulf Arab leaders

ABU DHABI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — Against the backdrop of the first papal visit to the Arabian Peninsula is an interfaith conference that includes prominent U.S. rabbis and Christian evangelicals, who are seeking stronger recognition of Israel through closer ties with Muslim figures and Arab leaders. These merged interests come as Arab leaders look […]
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Pope Francis, Visiting the Gulf, Denounces Yemen War and Pushes for Religious Freedom

The remarks, delivered in the United Arab Emirates, were exceptionally candid for a pontiff who usually does not criticize the country that hosts him.
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Pope in historic visit to UAE to highlight religious freedom

ABU DHABI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — Pope Francis is opening his historic visit to the United Arab Emirates by meeting with the federation’s leader and a group of Muslim elders. After that, he will address an unprecedented gathering of faith leaders in a show of religious tolerance in a Muslim region known for its […]
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Pope Francis Makes ‘Historic’ Gulf Tour Amid Yemen Crisis and Christian Repression

The pope on Sunday became the first pontiff to visit the Arabian Peninsula, on a trip intended to improve relations with the Muslim world and bolster the Mideast’s persecuted Christian minority.
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Pope Francis lands in Abu Dhabi on first papal trip ever to the Arabian Peninsula, the birthplace of Islam

ABU DHABI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — Pope Francis lands in Abu Dhabi on first papal trip ever to the Arabian Peninsula, the birthplace of Islam.
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Qatar beats Japan in Asian Cup final for first major title

ABU DHABI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — Qatar won its first major soccer title by beating four-time champion Japan 3-1 in the Asian Cup final on Friday, completing an improbable run to glory for the Gulf nation as it prepares to host the 2022 World Cup. The victory in Abu Dhabi against one of the […]
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Qatar to play in Asian Cup final after UAE protest dismissed

ABU DHABI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — Qatar has been cleared to play in Friday’s Asian Cup final after a United Arab Emirates protest about possible ineligible players was rejected. Less than three hours before the final, the Asian Football Confederation published the decision of its disciplinary panel without giving reasons. Qatar will now play […]
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Asian Cup organizers investigate shoe-throwing

ABU DHABI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — Asian Cup organizers have opened an investigation after soccer fans threw shoes and bottles at Qatar’s players during their semifinal victory over the United Arab Emirates. The stadium in Abu Dhabi was packed with home fans. The UAE has cut economic, diplomatic and travel ties with Qatar, making […]
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Qatar into Asian Cup semis after beating South Korea 1-0

ABU DHABI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — Qatar reached the Asian Cup semifinals for the first time after knocking out two-time champion South Korea 1-0 on Friday. Midfielder Abdelaziz Hatim hit the winner with a left-foot shot from outside the area in the 78th minute. South Korea’s best chance was a minute before the decisive […]
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AP Interview: UAE sees pope’s visit as way to build bridges

ABU DHABI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — As the United Arab Emirates prepares to host Pope Francis in February, the country’s minister of tolerance said the first-ever papal visit to the Arabian Peninsula will contribute to building bridges at a time of growing nationalism and insularism around the world. Sheikh Nahyan bin Mubarak Al Nahyan […]
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South Korea, Australia, Japan aiming to improve at Asian Cup

ABU DHABI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — South Korea, defending champion Australia and Japan made it through to the Asian Cup quarterfinals knowing there is much room for improvement as the continental tournament enters its finals stages. Even with the arrival of Son Heung-min from Tottenham, South Korea struggled to get past Bahrain, ranked 60 […]
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Lowry resists Sterne’s challenge in Abu Dhabi for 1-shot win

ABU DHABI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — Shane Lowry won the Abu Dhabi Championship after being taken to the final hole on Saturday. The 31-year-old Lowry claimed his fourth European Tour title with a one-shot victory over South African Richard Sterne. Lowry had an overnight lead of three shots but that was quickly wiped out […]
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Lowry fights to hold Abu Dhabi halfway lead by 1 stroke

ABU DHABI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — Irish golfer Shane Lowry followed his opening 10-under 62 with a fighting 70 at the Abu Dhabi Championship to limit his shrinking lead to one stroke on Thursday. Lowry started nervously with bogeys on two of his first three holes, then held off South Africans Louis Oosthuizen and […]
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Crisis infects soccer tournament as Qatar faces Saudi Arabia

ABU DHABI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — Traveling to the Asian Cup should have been a simple flight lasting barely an hour for Qatar’s soccer players. Instead, it involved a circuitous route to the United Arab Emirates via Kuwait, lasting more than five hours. The journey demonstrates how the Persian Gulf diplomatic crisis is impacting […]
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Son Heung-min helps South Korea beat China 2-0 at Asian Cup

ABU DHABI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — Son Heung-min was just the player South Korea needed to really get its Asian Cup campaign going. In his first game since arriving from Tottenham, Son earned a penalty and then assisted on his team’s second goal to help South Korea beat China 2-0 in Group C on […]
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Short Pants and Long Sleeves: China’s Soccer Team Plays Under Tattoo Ban

It’s hot at the Asian Cup in Abu Dhabi, but some of China’s players are wearing long sleeves because of a rule barring visible tattoos in matches.
Tags: News, China, Soccer, Tattoos, Abu Dhabi, Abu Dhabi (United Arab Emirates, Guangzhou Evergrande (Soccer Team


Pompeo: Diplomats’ ‘Morale Is Good’ Despite Lack Of Pay From Shutdown

ABU DHABI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — American diplomats are upbeat despite the government shutdown that has left many of them working without pay, U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said Saturday. “Morale is good,” Pompeo told reporters in Abu Dhabi, one of the stops on his nine-nation tour of Middle East, as the shutdown was set to enter its fourth week. “They understand that there are squabbles in Washington, but their mission remains, their duties continue and they’re executing them.” “W...
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Pompeo says US diplomats' morale 'good' despite shutdown

ABU DHABI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — American diplomats are upbeat despite the government shutdown that has left many of them working without pay, U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said Saturday.
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Pompeo says US diplomats’ morale ‘good’ despite shutdown

ABU DHABI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — American diplomats are upbeat despite the government shutdown that has left many of them working without pay, U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said Saturday. “Morale is good,” Pompeo told reporters in Abu Dhabi, one of the stops on his nine-nation tour of Middle East, as the shutdown […]
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Pompeo confident of US deal with Turkey to protect Kurds

ABU DHABI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo (pahm-PAY’-oh) says he’s confident the United States and Turkey can agree on a way to protect Kurdish rebels in Syria after the American troop withdrawal. Pompeo has spoken to Turkey’s foreign minister and says a possible agreement is a work in progress. […]
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Iran beats Vietnam 2-0 for 2nd win at Asian Cup

ABU DHABI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — Three-time champion Iran moved closer to securing its spot in the knockout stage of the Asian Cup with a game to spare after beating Vietnam 2-0 Saturday. Iraq plays Yemen in another Group D game later — Iran advances if Yemen fails to win — and Saudi Arabia […]
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US says time for new government in Venezuela

ABU DHABI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — The United States ramped up its criticism of Venezuelan leader Nicolas Maduro on Saturday with an explicit call for the formation of a new government in the country. The State Department said in a statement that it stood behind the head of Venezuela’s opposition-run congress, Juan Guaido, who […]
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