INTERNATIONAL. On June 7, we were able to obtain some pictures of the outside of the mosque and the inside of the mosque where the attack happened.
And as we’ve looked at these pictures very closely, it’s enabled us to ascertain that it was indeed and improvised explosive device (IED) used in the attack not some sort of military munition like a mortar round or a tank-guided missile.
What I want to do now is walk through some of the photos that we have obtained, and I want to describe the types of things you look for as a post-blast investigator when you’re looking at the photos.
Posted: May 10, 2013
UAE. Experts converge to combat diabetes and cardiovascular diseases at International Cardiology Symposium and Diabetes Forum-A Global Agenda (ICS-13).
Posted: April 7, 2013
UAE. Survey results based on face-to-face interviews with 3,000 Arab youth between the ages of 18 to 24 in 15 Arab nations.
Posted: March 27, 2013
INTERNATIONAL. Implement a more robust public diplomacy strategy to demonstrate that US interests in Yemen are not limited to counterterrorism and security issues.
Posted: March 26, 2013
INTERNATIONAL. Rehabilitation of 15 Schools with 15,000 Children, mostly girls; Teacher training and ensuring child and gender equality.
Posted: March 15, 2013
INTERNATIONAL. Arab States could reap a major "demographic dividend" if they can convert their advances in education into employment opportunities for youth, says the 2013 Human Development Report.
Posted: March 7, 2013
INTERNATIONAL. Region pursues economic and political stability in aftermath of historic uprising; Comprehensive political, social, and financial reform critical to economic success; Middle-class aspirations to boost inclusive growth.
Posted: February 20, 2013
UAE. The study highlights positive transformation in oil-exporting countries including economic diversification and increased public spending on health & education.
Posted: January 28, 2013
INTERNATIONAL. Most markets in the Middle East and North Africa region post an increase in RevPAR in 2012, driven mainly by better demand according to MKG Hospitality.
Posted: January 16, 2013
INTERNATIONAL. "The survey reveals the alarming extent to which Yemeni children are deprived of their rights," said ILO's Regional Director for the Arab States, Nada al-Nashif.
Posted: January 15, 2013
UAE. Despite many MENA nations' commendable efforts so far, the supply of affordable housing is falling far short of demand, and demand is rising.
Posted: January 9, 2013
UAE. Dahi Khalfan said the Muslim Brotherhood and Iran were among the main security threats to Gulf states because they wanted to export revolution to the region.
Posted: September 28, 2012
YEMEN. This brings the total amount of international support for the two-year transition process in Yemen to US$7.9 billion.
Posted: September 25, 2012
UAE. Forbes Magazine rates Red Hat 4th most innovative company in United States and the world.
Posted: September 22, 2012
YEMEN. "The transition is on track, but there have been challenges - serious challenges in various areas, including in the political and the security fields," Jamal Benomar.
Posted: September 21, 2012
UAE. Port operator sold its stake in DP World Breakbulk NV and AProjects NV, to Orienta NV; It also sold its 50% stake in Aden Port Development Co for US$27 million to its yemen joint venture partner.
date:Posted: May 21, 2013
UAE. "Growth may be anemic, but it's not at stall speed, nor likely to be. Bonds are the assets which are trading expensively, and stocks - even after their rally - look much cheaper.
date:Posted: May 20, 2013
SAUDI ARABIA. In mid-April, an unusual exhibition was held in London, highlighting the role Muslims played in saving Jewish lives during the Holocaust. At the exhibition, people saw love and harmony between people of different faiths.