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2014-08-19 12:21:54

Dubai has a bold vision to become the world's most visited city by 2020. The Director of Dubai's Tourism department, HE Helal Saeed Almarri, discusses how his team will make it happen DUBAI, August 19, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- HE Helal Saeed Almarri is a man with a mission: to attract 20 million visitors to the emirate by 2020, and trebling the economic contribution tourism makes to the city's balance sheet. (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20140819/702567 )...

2014-08-19 08:25:26

DUBAI, UAE, August 19, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Arab media giant launches 4 sports channels on back of winning rights to Saudi league The Dubai-based MBC Group is eyeing rights to cover European football leagues as part of its most recent expansion which involved the launch of four new sports channels. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20140819/702628-a ) (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20140819/702628-b ) In an exclusive...

2014-08-06 00:20:55

DUBAI, UAE, August 6, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Dubai-based startup Growl Media [http://growlmedia.com ] ('Growl'), a creator of edutainment content for young children, has secured a Series A investment from the Auvest Group ("Auvest"), an alternative investment and advisory firm. Under the terms of the agreement, Auvest will acquire a significant minority stake in Growl with an added option to increase its shareholding. (Logo:...

2014-07-23 23:12:46

Dubai based startup company, MonApps today is proud to announce the release of Mouse Hunter 1.0, its first game title for iPhone and iPod touch devices. Dubai (PRWEB) July 23, 2014 New startup company, MonApps today is proud to announce the release of Mouse Hunter 1.0, its first game title for iPhone and iPod touch devices. Featuring endless levels, Mouse Hunter is all about hunting down fast running mice before they reach the cheese by just tapping them. The more you hunt, the farther...

2014-07-23 16:20:34

Supporting Dubai Airport's ambitious growth plans until 2020, Indra Navia's NOVA 9000 will extend surveillance coverage at Dubai International Airport. OSLO, Norway, July 23, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- Indra Navia has been awarded contracts for two major surveillance upgrades as a part of Dubai International Airport's (DIA) rapid development project. The contracts include two new Ground Movement Radars (GMR), an upgrade of the three existing radars and an expansion of the existing...

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2014-07-16 11:03:04

Brett Smith for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online On Wednesday, the United Arab Emirates announced plans to establish a space program and send an unmanned probe to Mars by 2021 – the first such announcement by an Arab country. The Persian Gulf nation is famously fueled by the petroleum industry and is currently home to the world’s tallest building. Prime Minister and Dubai ruler Sheik Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum said one of the mission’s objectives is to emphasize the...

2014-07-16 04:21:08

DUBAI, UAE, July 16, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- ICFLIX [pronounced I-see-flix] has partnered with PTCL, a leading authority in Pakistan's telecommunications sphere, to allow PTCL customers to opt-into the icflix streaming service. The PTCL icflix joint service gives subscribers access to icflix's Bollywood and selected Hollywood content, including movies, TV shows, cartoons and documentaries. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20130905/638220 ) icflix is a...

2014-07-15 00:20:28

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates, July 15, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Growl Media and Samsung partner to create culturally-relevant content for the Middle East Growl Media, a Dubai-based start-up which creates culturally-relevant, "edutainment" content and apps for children, recently entered a long-term partnership with Samsung Gulf Electronics. With this partnership, Growl Media is proud to announce that Zee, one of their lovable...

2014-07-12 23:04:15

The NBA's all-time leading scorer and six-time champion will be in the UAE from 28-31 October to lead the Kareem Abdul-Jabbar Health & Fitness Weekend in support of diabetes awareness. The event is being organized by Maven Marketing and Events, an award-winning entertainment marketing and event management company based in Dubai. Dubai, United Arab Emirates (PRWEB) July 12, 2014 Dubai is buzzing with the announcement that yet another Los Angeles basketball legend is heading to the...

2014-07-10 12:27:21

LONDON, July 10, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Reportbuyer.com has added a new market research report:Medical Tourism Market (India, Thailand, Singapore, Malaysia, Mexico, Brazil, Taiwan, Turkey, South Korea, Costa Rica, Poland, Dubai and Philippines) - Global Industry Analysis, Size, Share, Growth, Trends and Forecast, 2013 -...


Word of the Day
omphalos
  • The navel or umbilicus.
  • In Greek archaeology: A central boss, as on a shield, a bowl, etc.
  • A sacred stone in the temple of Apollo at Delphi, believed by the Greeks to mark the 'navel' or exact center-point of the earth.
'Omphalos' comes from the ancient Greek.
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