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MIDEAST STOCKS #Saudi gains on banking boost; Etisalat drags #AbuDhabi lower | Reuters

MIDEAST STOCKS Saudi gains on banking boost; Etisalat drags Abu Dhabi lower | Reuters Most stock markets in the Gulf rose in early trade on Monday, with banks boosting the Saudi index, while the Abu Dhabi bourse was hit by declines in Etisalat shares.Saudi Arabia's benchmark index (.TASI) gained 0.5%, with Al Rajhi Bank (1120.SE) rising 1.9% and petrochemical firm Saudi Basic Industries (2010.SE) was up 1.2%.Al Rajhi Bank posted on Sunday a net profit of 3.6 billion riyals ($959.92 million) fo...
Tags: Travel, Saudi Arabia, China, United Arab Emirates, Dubai, Abu Dhabi, Uae, Reuters, Etisalat, Tasi, Rupert Neil Bumfrey, Saudi Basic Industries, Al Rajhi Bank, DFMGI, Qatar Aluminium Manufacturing Co, Mashreq Bank MASB


#Saudi Banks, #AbuDhabi Stocks Gain Amid Earnings: Inside EM - Bloomberg

Saudi Banks, Abu Dhabi Stocks Gain Amid Earnings: Inside EM - Bloomberg Shares in Saudi Arabia and Abu Dhabi led gains in the Middle East as more companies posted strong second-quarter earnings.The Saudi Tadawul All Share Index rose 0.6% at 11:45 a.m. in Riyadh, with the banks sub-index gaining 1.2% after multiple lenders reported results. Meanwhile, Abu Dhabi’s benchmark ADX General Index rose as much as 2.6%, up the most since May.Riyad Bank climbed 0.6% after reporting a record profit. The...
Tags: Travel, Saudi Arabia, Israel, Bloomberg, Egypt, Middle East, United Arab Emirates, Dubai, Abu Dhabi, Bahrain, Kuwait, Index, Riyadh, Emaar Properties, DIB, Boutros


MIDEAST STOCKS #AbuDhabi hits record high, boosted by telco Etisalat | Reuters

MIDEAST STOCKS Abu Dhabi hits record high, boosted by telco Etisalat | Reuters Most major stock markets in the Gulf rose in early trade on Sunday, with Abu Dhabi index hitting a record high, although Qatar bucked the trend to trade lower.In Abu Dhabi, the index (.ADI) advanced 1.7%, hitting its record high, buoyed by a 6.5% jump in Emirates Telecommunications Group (Etisalat) (ETISALAT.AD).On Thursday, the telecoms firm reported quarterly net profit of 2.40 billion dirhams ($653.5 million), up...
Tags: Travel, Saudi Arabia, Qatar, United Arab Emirates, Dubai, Abu Dhabi, Reuters, Etisalat, Tasi, Dubai Financial Market DFM, Rupert Neil Bumfrey, QSI, Al Rajhi Bank, First Abu Dhabi Bank, DFMGI, Dubai Islamic Bank DISB


How 'rain drones' in Dubai use electric shocks against clouds to trigger rain to battle extreme temperatures

Cloud seeding can increase low annual rainfall. Getty Images Dubai has launched a project to cope with high temperatures. The project is based on Dubai creating its own rain. To do this, drones that discharge electrical charges are used. See more stories on Insider's business page. Fighting the heat isn't always easy but in places like the United Arab Emirates where temperatures can easily reach 120 degrees Fahrenheit at certain times of the year.In the UAE - specifically in Dubai ...
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United Arab Emirates: Ajman Police Seized Counterfeit Goods Worth An Estimated Aed 30 Million (Approximately USD$ 8,167721) - United Trademark & Patent Services

The Ajman Police General Headquarters - Ministry of Interior announced on June 1, 2021 that 120,000 counterfeit items were confiscated for luxury brands such as Louis Vuitton, GUCCI, BOSS, HERMES, ...
Tags: News, United Arab Emirates, Louis Vuitton, United Trademark, Patent Services, Ajman Police


United Arab Emirates: Waiving Of Fees Related To Plant Varieties Protection In The UAE - United Trademark & Patent Services

Plant variety protection "i.e. plant breeder's right," is a form of intellectual property right granted to the breeder of a new plant variety to have the exclusive rights to exploit the protected variety;
Tags: News, United Arab Emirates, Patent Services, UAE United Trademark


United Arab Emirates: DIFC Wills - BSA Ahmad Bin Hezeem & Associates LLP

BSA corporate associate Bradley Moran has recently been approved as a DIFC Will Draftsman.
Tags: News, United Arab Emirates, Bsa, Associates LLP, Ahmad Bin Hezeem, Bradley Moran


Hobby Lobby surrenders ancient Gilgamesh tablets to the US Government

The Very Christian Store Hobby Lobby has spent the last few years acquiring (read: smuggling) ancient cultural artifacts on the black market. As Séamus Bellamy wrote here in 2018: Over the course of a few years, the craft supply and kitschy-shit store bought over 5,500 relics from dealers in the United Arab Emirates and Israel. — Read the rest
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MIDEAST STOCKS #AbuDhabi hits record high, major Gulf bourses gain | Reuters

MIDEAST STOCKS Abu Dhabi hits record high, major Gulf bourses gain | Reuters Major stock markets in the Gulf ended higher on Thursday, amid rising oil prices, with the Abu Dhabi index hitting a record high.Brent crude oil futures were up 39 cents, or 0.5%, at $75.13 a barrel by 1254 GMT, as crude stockpiles in the United States, the world's top oil consumer, fell to their lowest since January 2020.GCC stock markets opened in the black as U.S. oil stockpiles continued decreasing, revealing ...
Tags: Travel, Saudi Arabia, United States, GCC, United Arab Emirates, Abu Dhabi, Gulf, Reuters, Reuters Major, Tasi, Saudi Telecom Company, Rupert Neil Bumfrey, Industries Qatar, Abudhabi, Al Rajhi Bank, Gulf Egypt


United Arab Emirates: Learn About Whistleblower Protection In UAE Now! - Hassan Elhais

As UAE is increasingly characterized as an economical hub, economic security is regarded as one of the most important issues in an ever-growing economic hub of the middle east.
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MIDEAST STOCKS Most Gulf bourses gain on corporate earnings boost | Reuters

MIDEAST STOCKS Most Gulf bourses gain on corporate earnings boost | Reuters Most major stock markets in the Gulf ended higher on Wednesday, largely supported by strong corporate earnings, while the Dubai index closed lower and was the only laggard.Saudi Arabia's benchmark index (.TASI) rose 0.2%, helped by a 0.4% gain in Al Rajhi Bank (1120.SE) and a 0.6% increase in oil behemoth Saudi Aramco (2222.SE).Ratings firm Fitch raised Aramco's outlook to stable and affirmed its IDR at "A".In Abu ...
Tags: Travel, Saudi Arabia, Egypt, United Arab Emirates, Dubai, Abu Dhabi, Gulf, Reuters, Aramco, Emirates NBD, Fitch, Tasi, Rupert Neil Bumfrey, QSI, Al Rajhi Bank, Gulf Egypt


#UAE Opens 10-Year ‘Golden Visa’ Scheme to All Resident Doctors - Bloomberg

UAE Opens 10-Year ‘Golden Visa’ Scheme to All Resident Doctors - Bloomberg The United Arab Emirates will allow all resident doctors to apply for so-called “golden visas,” a 10-year permit covering specialized sectors including science, innovation and health care.Doctors licensed by UAE health regulators can apply before September 2022, state-run news agency WAM reported Wednesday.The long-term visa allows foreigners to work, live and study without needing an Emirati sponsor. Expat residents ma...
Tags: Travel, Wam, United Arab Emirates, Uae, Rupert Neil Bumfrey


#UAE News: Top Banks See Profits Surge as Impairments Drop on Recovery - Bloomberg

UAE News: Top Banks See Profits Surge as Impairments Drop on Recovery - Bloomberg The three largest banks in the United Arab Emirates reported a drop in impairment charges by nearly a third in the first half as they took advantage of an economic recovery from the Covid-19 pandemic.Emirates NBD PJSC, Dubai’s biggest lender, and its counterpart in the UAE capital, First Abu Dhabi Bank PJSC, posted an increase in profit in the first half, supported by higher fee income and a drop in the cost of r...
Tags: Travel, Opec, United Arab Emirates, Uae, Emirates NBD, Rupert Neil Bumfrey, Dubai Islamic Bank, Recovery Bloomberg, First Abu Dhabi Bank, Emirates NBD PJSC Dubai, First Abu Dhabi Bank PJSC, Shayne Nelson, Impairments


#UAE's biggest lender FAB posts 19% jump in Q2 net profit | Reuters

UAE's biggest lender FAB posts 19% jump in Q2 net profit | Reuters First Abu Dhabi Bank (FAB.AD), the United Arab Emirates' biggest lender, posted on Wednesday a 19% rise in quarterly net profit, underpinned by sharp gains in its investments and derivatives and on higher fee income.FAB posted a net profit of 2.879 billion dirhams ($783.87 million) in the quarter ended June 30, up from 2.4 billion a year earlier.Arqaam Capital had forecast a net profit of 2.4 billion dirhams, while EFG Hermes h...
Tags: Travel, United Arab Emirates, Fab, Uae, Reuters, EFG Hermes, Rupert Neil Bumfrey, Arqaam Capital, Reuters First Abu Dhabi Bank


Visa-Backed Paymate Said to Pick Banks for $400 Million IPO - Bloomberg

Visa-Backed Paymate Said to Pick Banks for $400 Million IPO - Bloomberg Paymate India Pvt, a business-to-business payment solution provider, has selected banks for its Mumbai initial public offering that could raise about $400 million, according to people familiar with the matter.ICICI Securities Ltd., JM Financial Ltd. and Nomura Holdings Inc. were picked to help arrange the share sale, which could take place as soon as next year, said the people, who asked not to be identified as the discuss...
Tags: Travel, Europe, India, Africa, Bloomberg, Middle East, United Arab Emirates, Mayfair, Mumbai, Nomura, Nomura Holdings Inc, JM Financial, Rupert Neil Bumfrey, ICICI Securities, Paymate, Ajay Adiseshann


Powerbrokers of the Arab world will be closely watching events in Tunisia

Analysis: while the politics behind the government’s overthrow are local, regional players will want to influence what happens nextIn the decade since the Arab spring, the crucible of the uprisings has been where its legacy has been thrashed out.Tunisia, Egypt and Libya, where it all began from mid-December 2010, have remained central to the narrative of what took place when autocracies crumbled in the face of restive streets. And for the region’s powerbrokers, all three north African states hav...
Tags: Protest, Saudi Arabia, Africa, World news, Middle East and North Africa, Egypt, Islam, United Arab Emirates, Libya, Tunisia, Tunisia Egypt


Powerbrokers of Arab world will be closely watching Tunisia

Analysis: while the politics behind the government’s dismissal are local, regional players will want to influence what happens nextIn the decade since the Arab spring, the crucible of the uprisings has been where its legacy has been thrashed out.Tunisia, Egypt and Libya, where it all began from mid-December 2010, have remained central to the narrative of what took place when autocracies crumbled in the face of restive streets. And for the region’s powerbrokers, all three north African states hav...
Tags: Protest, Saudi Arabia, Africa, World news, Middle East and North Africa, Egypt, Islam, United Arab Emirates, Libya, Tunisia, Tunisia Egypt


Russia's new stealth fighter has the same big problem as its first stealth fighter

A prototype of Russia's prospective Checkmate fighter jet at the MAKS-2021 airshow, July 20, 2021. AP Photo/Alexander Zemlianichenko Russia has officially unveiled its new fighter jet at the MAKS-2021 air show in Moscow. The new jet appears oriented toward the foreign export market, reflecting an ongoing challenge for Russia's stealth program. See more stories on Insider's business page. Earlier this week, Russia officially unveiled amid much media attention its secret new figh...
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Trump Inaugural Chair: I'm '100% Innocent' in Lobbying Case

The chair of former President Donald Trump's 2017 inaugural committee has pleaded not guilty to charges of secretly working as an agent for the United Arab Emirates to influence Trump’s foreign policy.
Tags: United Arab Emirates, Donald Trump, Trump


Tom Barrack Pleads Not Guilty to Foreign Agent Charges

Tom Barrack pleaded not guilty on Monday to charges that he acted as an unregistered agent of the United Arab Emirates and obstructed a federal investigation. Barrack, a real estate investor who once owned the controlling stake in Miramax, was arrested last week and held for three days in a county detention center in San […]
Tags: News, United Arab Emirates, Donald Trump, Miramax, Barrack, Tom Barrack


Trump friend Tom Barrack says 'I'm 100% innocent' of illegal lobbying for the United Arab Emirates

Private equity investor Thomas Barrack is accused of illegally lobbying then-President Donald Trump for the United Arab Emirates.
Tags: United Arab Emirates, Donald Trump, Trump, Tom Barrack, Thomas Barrack


United Arab Emirates: A Snapshot Of UAE's Economic Substance Regulations - Nexdigm Private Limited

The UAE introduced the Economic Substance Regulations (ESR) to restrict harmful tax practices, largely in line with Action Plan 5 of the BEPS Project.
Tags: News, United Arab Emirates, Uae


An explosive spyware report shows limits of iOS, Android security (ars technica)

Enlarge / A report this week indicates that the problem of high-caliber spyware is far more widespread than previously feared. (credit: Pau Barrena | Getty Images) The shadowy world of private spyware has long caused alarm in cybersecurity circles, as authoritarian governments have repeatedly been caught targeting the smartphones of activists, journalists, and political rivals with malware purchased from unscrupulous brokers. The surveillance tools these companies provide frequently target iOS...
Tags: Apple, News, United Arab Emirates, Pegasus, Wired, NSO, NSO Group, PAU BARRENA, Amnesty International Forbidden Stories, Hungary India Mexico Morocco Saudi Arabia


OPEC+ #Saudi-#UAE Split Won’t End Until the World Goes to Green Energy - Bloomberg

OPEC+ Saudi-UAE Split Won’t End Until the World Goes to Green Energy - Bloomberg The friction between Saudi Arabia and the United Arab Emirates that had held oil markets hostage finally ended last week, with an announcement that the Emirati quota from which production cuts are calculated will be increased. Thus ends the latest drama within the ranks of OPEC+, but the curtain did not fall before giving us a preview of how that consortium is likely to ultimately unravel. The trigger won’t be the...
Tags: Travel, Saudi Arabia, Opec, Qatar, United Arab Emirates, Uae, Gulf, Emirati, Rupert Neil Bumfrey, Green Energy Bloomberg


Kalisz, Litherland complete UGA, uh, USA Olympic sweep

Tokyo—As a kid Chase Kalisz followed his older sister Courtney to the famed North Baltimore Aquatic Club but would dive into the pool that produced Michael Phelps only after being enticed by people throwing coins to the water. If he was lucky, Kalisz later recalled, he might come back up with more than a dollar. Sunday morning a world and decades away from when he first started searching for precious medal at the bottom of pools, Chase Kalisz found gold at the end of the Tokyo Aquatics Centre. K...
Tags: Usa, Australia, California, Mexico, US, Sports, Georgia, Sport, Soccer, Olympics, United Arab Emirates, Athens, New Zealand, Tokyo, Miami, Ncaa


Kalisz, Litherland complete UGA, uh, USA Olympic swimming sweep

Tokyo—As a kid Chase Kalisz followed his older sister Courtney to the famed North Baltimore Aquatic Club but would dive into the pool that produced Michael Phelps only when enticed by people throwing coins to the water. If he was lucky, the former Georgia NCAA champion, later recalled, he might come back up with more than a dollar. Sunday morning a world and decades away from his childhood days of searching for precious medal at the bottom of pools, Chase Kalisz found gold at the end of the Toky...
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Trump inaugural chair released on $250 million bail

By Brian Melley | Associated Press LOS ANGELES — The chair of former President Donald Trump’s inaugural committee was ordered freed Friday on $250 million bail to face charges he secretly worked as an agent for the the United Arab Emirates to influence Trump’s foreign policy. Tom Barrack, 74, will be subject to electronic monitoring and largely confined to his residence after he is arraigned Monday in a New York courtroom. He was arrested Tuesday in Los Angeles near his home. Barrack is expected...
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Trump Inaugural Committee Chair to Be Released on $250M Bail

The chair of former President Donald Trump’s 2017 inaugural committee has been ordered released on $250 million bail on charges he secretly worked as an agent for the the United Arab Emirates to influence Trump’s foreign policy.
Tags: United Arab Emirates, Donald Trump, Trump, Trump Inaugural Committee Chair


Dubai Is Creating Artificial Rainstorms With Drones

The Middle East, already on the edge of human habitability due to extreme heat, could become unlivable by mid-century due to rising temperatures and falling water tables. In an effort to insulate the region from worsening conditions, the United Arab Emirates has turned to a, uh, unique solution: electrical…Read more...
Tags: Cloud, Science, Environment, Nature, Middle East, Ice, United Arab Emirates, Dubai, Rain, Hail, Earth Sciences, Cloud Seeding, Weather Modification, Physical Geography, Particulates, Inflow


United Arab Emirates: UAE: IP Litigation & Enforcement Guide - Rouse

A brief guide addressing common questions and concerns of the IP litigation and enforcement landscape in the UAE
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