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November 20, 2017

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Algeria picks up 286 boat migrants en route to Europe

Algeria's coastguard has picked up 286 illegal migrants heading across the Mediterranean to Europe by boat, the Defence Ministry has said.

The migrants were detained on several boats between Thursday and Saturday, according to a ministry statement carried on Sunday by the state news agency, APS.

Algeria has so far seen relatively few attempts to cross to Europe by"...

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November 14, 2017

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Ministry of Community Development Signs Agreement with Emirates Healthcare Company to Support the Elderly in the UAE

Ministry of Community Development signed a Memorandum of Cooperation (MOC) with Emirates Rehabilitation & Homecare Center, a subsidiary of Emirates Healthcare Company, to support UAE families with social care and development.

The signing ceremony took place recently, where HE Sana Mohammad Suhail, Undersecretary at the Ministry of Community Development and Dr Georges Feghali, COO of Emirates Healthcare Company, signed the agreement on behalf"...

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November 9, 2017

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GAC Abu Dhabi And RB Logistics Join Forces For Talc Shipments

European bulk logistics provider RB Logistics (RB) has appointed GAC Abu Dhabi for a second time to provide a complete logistics service package. The two-year contract covers freight services, transportation, warehousing and handling of talcum powder from Italy to Ruwais for a client of IMI FABI.

GAC will arrange for collection of talc from IMI FABI’s"...

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November 5, 2017

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Algeria Starts Construction On ‘High-Tech’ Border Wall At Moroccan Border

The announcement comes soon after Morocco revealed its plan to launch its first reconnaissance satellite on November 8.

The official aim of the wall is to fight against drug trafficking and strengthen the country’s internal security, reported local new outlet Algerie Focus. The wall will include a technological surveillance system with a network of cameras and radar designed in Algeria in partnership with a German firm.

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October 31, 2017

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The Maritime Standard Awards name GAC Ship Agency of the Year 2017

The GAC Group has won the Ship Agency of the Year title at The Maritime Standard Awards 2017. It is the second consecutive year the company has received this prestigious accolade.

GAC’s award recognises it as the agency that has made the greatest contribution to the shipping industry in the Middle East and the Indian Subcontinent, measured across a range of variables including customer service, efficiency, network"...

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October 26, 2017

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Algeria's international book fair opens

Algerian Prime Minister Ahmed Ouyahia inaugurated the 22nd International Book Fair in Algiers on Wednesday.

In inaugural ceremony, Culture Minister Azzeddine Mihoubi, a number of cabinet ministers, senior officials as well as foreign envoys and diplomats, including Iran's Ambassador to Algeria Reza A'meri and cultural attaché Amir Mousavi were attended.

Iran like other past years participated in the book fair.
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October 26, 2017

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Saudi Arabia First Country to Grant A Robot Citizenship

Meet Sophia: a smart and outspoken … robot. Saudi Arabia on Wednesday made the advanced lifelike humanoid robot a citizen, the first country to grant citizenship to a robot.

The announcement was made at the Future Investment Initiative (FII) summit in Riyadh, a major investment conference hosted by the Public Investment Fund (PIF) that aims to highlight the Kingdom’s ambitious Vision 2030 plan for the future.

“We"...

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October 26, 2017

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The 15th International Operations and Maintenance Conference honours Sharjah Research Academy

The 15th International Operations and Maintenance Conference, held in Beirut, honoured the Sharjah Research Academy for its role in supporting researchers and research activities around the world.

The conference, held under the patronage of the President of the Republic of Lebanon and in cooperation with the Ministry of Public Works and Transport, under the slogan, “Smart Maintenance”.

Dr"...

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October 23, 2017

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Moroccan Banks Respond to Algerian FM’s Defamatory Statements

Following the verbal blunders uttered by Algerian Foreign Minister, Abdelkader Messahel, who blatantly accused Moroccan banks of laundering cannabis money in Africa, the Professional Grouping of Moroccan Banks (GPBM) released a statement rejecting such accusations as “hateful and irresponsible”.

The diatribe against Morocco that the Algerian Foreign Minister shamefully made during a meeting at the Algerian Business Leaders Forum, “reflects"...

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October 23, 2017

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Sagemcom Unveils the Next-Generation Multi-Gigabit Solutions

(AETOS Wire)--AFTER THE SUCCESS OF ITS ONE GIGABIT GATEWAY RANGE, SAGEMCOM RELEASES TO THE OPERATORS THE NEXT GENERATION MULTI-GIGABIT GATEWAYS – VDSL 35B / G.FAST / PON, 2.5G/10G PON, DOCSIS 3.1 – INTEGRATING HIGH EFFICIENCY 802.11AX Wi-Fi, IN ADDITION TO NEW SMART HOME CONNECTIVITY SOLUTIONS INCLUDING DISTRIBUTED WI-FI, VOICE CONTROL AND HOME AUTOMATION.

The VDSL 35B / G.fast / FTTH / PON universal"...

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