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Petrochemical trade to increase in the GCC region

Established and award-winning multi-disciplinary Engineering and Construction Management firms based in Irvine, California USA with offices in Abu Dhabi, UAE and Riyadh, Saudi Arabia is seeking multiple Hydrology Engineers related to highway design to join our office in Riyadh.

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Wed Apr 23, 2014

Al Bawaba

GCC rivalry at its finest: foundation for world's tallest tower in Jeddah 'all set'

The Jeddah Economic Company , owner and developer of the Kingdom Tower and City in Obhor north of Jeddah, has completed the raft piling works for what could be the tallest tower in the world rising to more than 1,000 meters on an 85,000 square meter land area at more than $1.5 billion.

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Al Bawaba

GCC investors ready to splurge on high-value overseas property

The company will soon unveil some of its new partnerships, particularly in Turkey where numerous investors are planning of buying and investing in the country's real estate secto Best Choice Real Estate Development, a leading Saudi Arabian real estate investment and development firm based in Riyadh, has said that many investors from the GCC region ... (more)

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Infection Control Today

Nine Cases of MERS-CoV are Reported to WHO

The Ministry of Health of the United Arab Emirates has reported to the World Health Organization an additional nine laboratory-confirmed cases of infection with Middle East respiratory syndrome coronavirus .

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GhanaWeb

Ghana gets pilgrims affairs office

In fulfillment of his promise to set up a public body to overseer the organization of all religious pilgrimages from Ghana, the government of President John Dramani Mahama is setting up a new Pilgrims Affairs Secretariat.

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Al Bawaba

Saudi Tourism and Travel Firms Explore New Business Opportunities Via Regional Exhibitions

The Saudi tourism market is witnessing rapid development and growth. This is evident, among others, in the increasing number of regional and international tourism exhibitions that provide an ideal platform for companies to attract prospective leads.

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Tue Apr 22, 2014

GhanaWeb

Exhorbitant yearly increase of hajj fares worrisome

We have noted with grave concern and disbelief the quantum jump of the recently announced Hajj fare for the 2014 pilgrimage to Mecca.

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Shelter Island Reporter

Islander in the Kingdom

Tim Lenderking, Charge d'Affaires of the United States Embassy in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia, introducing the newly arrived ambassador, Joseph Westphal, to the embassy staff last month with President Obama who was on an official visit.

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Crofs Blogs

Saudi Arabia: An engineer/businessman to fight MERS

Jeddah: wearing a helmet Engineering which he conducted with her a a and the Department of Labor for 44 months, which he managed in his difficult task of providing jobs and combat unemployment, began this morning Engineer Adel bin Mohammed Faqih mission other difficult, when caught with his hands on a scalpel surgeon; hope in the treatment of ... (more)

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The Globe and Mail

17 new cases of deadly MERS discovered in Saudi Arabia

Saudi Arabia has discovered another 17 cases of Middle East Respiratory Syndrome , as the total number of confirmed infections of the SARS-like disease has jumped by a third in the kingdom in the past week.

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Mon Apr 21, 2014

Ottawa Citizen

SARS revisited? Sharp jump in cases, hospital outbreaks raise MERS concerns

For some of the scientists and doctors who helped the world battle the 2003 SARS outbreak, the recent rapid rise in human infections in several Middle Eastern countries caused by a cousin virus is creating a sense of sharp unease.

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Sun Apr 20, 2014

Emirates News Agency

Saudi and GCC visitors show keen interest in Sharjah's tourism offering

WAM RIYADH, 20th April, 2014 -- Saudi and Gulf-Arab tourists continue to evince keen interest in Sharjah, the home of Arab and Islamic culture and civilisation, and it was once again demonstrated at the popular response to the emirate's offering at the Riyadh Travel Fair, held from April 15 to 18. The throng of Saudi and Arab visitors besides a ... (more)

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WTKA-AM Ann Arbor

SARS-Like MERS Virus Spreads Among Healthcare Workers

A sudden uptick in the SARS-like corona virus called MERS-CoV for Middle Eastern Respiratory Coronavirus is partially related to healthcare workers becoming infected with the disease.

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Sat Apr 19, 2014

The Independent

Kingdom Tower: Construction of 1km high new world's tallest...

Construction of what will become the next world's tallest building is set to begin next week in Saudi Arabia.

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Crofs Blogs

Greece: Imported MERS case hits the media

Via Naftemporiki.gr: KEEL: virus outbreaks MERS a Greek resident S. Arabia . It doesn't add much to our knowledge, but the media picked up the Ministry's news release pretty fast.

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Fri Apr 18, 2014

Nanaimo Daily News

SARS revisited? Sharp jump in cases, hospital outbreaks raise MERS concerns

For some of the scientists and doctors who helped the world battle the 2003 SARS outbreak, the recent rapid rise in human infections in several Middle Eastern countries caused by a cousin virus is creating a sense of sharp unease.

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CFRA

SARS revisited? Sharp jump in cases, hospital outbreaks raise MERS concerns

In this Dec. 25, 2010 file photo, a festival official touches the lip of a camel during the final day of Mazayin Dhafra Camel Festival in outskirt of Zayed City about 120 kms south west of Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates.

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GhanaWeb

2014 Hajj Fare: $3450

The aL-hAJJ can report on authority that the 2014 Hajj fare would not be different from the US $3450 Ghanaians pilgrims who embarked on last year's holy journey to the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia paid.

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Thu Apr 17, 2014

Airport Business

Air Arabia To Start Service From RAK Airport On May 6

April 16--Air Arabia will begin its operations from the RAK International Airport from May 6, it was announced during a news conference on Tuesday.

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Reuters

FEATURE-Women edge into Gulf boardrooms as economies, societies shift

Amina al-Rustamani, a member of a prominent UAE family, raised eyebrows among friends and relatives when she started her career in Dubai 13 years ago as an electrical engineer, becoming one of few females in the Middle East to enter the profession.

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