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January 22, 2017

US President Donald Trump has pledged to unlock a $US50 trillion ($66 trillion) shale oil and gas revolution and boost development"...

 


Nine West acquiring womenswear marketer Kasper Group...
January 22, 2017
US based footwear, accessories and denim company Nine West Holdings is acquiring Kasper Group, a marketer of suits, dresses and sportswear for women. Kasper Group"...
Syrian, Egyptian Engineers' Syndicates Sign Economic...
January 22, 2017
A delegation representing the Egyptian Engineers Syndicate led by the Syndicate's Chairman Tariq Nabarawy started on Thursday a visit to Syria to voice the Egyptian people's solidarity with the Syrian people in the face of the terrorist war,...
 

 
January 22, 2017

Culture Minister Mohammad al-Ahmad affirmed that the destruction of the façade of the Roman Theatre and the Tetrapylon in the archeological site of Palmyra by ISIS terrorists is a war crime and a “Zionist demand” per excellence.

In a press conference at the National Museum in Damascus, al-Ahmad said “what happened last Friday is obviously a Zionist demand and a Zionist attempt supported by the West and the petroleum sheikhdoms to destroy our identity, heritage and civilization.”

He"...

January 22, 2017
Barclays announced today the appointment of three new senior bankers in its Wealth and Investment Management division for Middle East and North Africa (Mena).

Antoine Roger Chemali and David Stephan both join Barclays Wealth and Investment Management division as directors, while Owen Dayson joins as a vice president. All three bankers will cover Mena with the specific objective of extending Barclays Wealth and Investment Management presence across the region, said a statement.

The appointments underscore Barclays’ strong growth ambitions in the Mena region and reinforce its position as a priority market for the group in 2017. Barclays is seeking to further expand its team in the Wealth...

January 22, 2017

While reflecting on their careers in 2016, 40.9 per cent of respondents felt satisfied with their career growth, and 52.7 per cent said that they stuck to the career resolutions they made last year. The overall sentiment is respondents felt good about the year ahead. When asked to describe how they feel, 55.6 per cent used the word “positive”, and 18.5 per cent used the word “excited”.

Around 68.2 per cent of respondents claimed that they do their have career goals ready for 2017. What’s more, 88.5 per cent stated that they are likely to"...

January 22, 2017

Nextant Aerospace, builders of the 400XTi, has announced that its chairman, Kenneth C. “Kenn” Ricci, will receive the Lifetime Aviation Entrepreneur Award at the Living Legends of Aviation 14th Annual Awards, to be held in Beverly Hills, California, on Friday, January 20, 2017.

The Lifetime Aviation Entrepreneur Award recipients are determined by the Legends, including past honourees of the relevant categories. The "living legends of aviation" are people of ‘remarkable accomplishment’ in aviation"...

January 22, 2017
The world's biggest smartphone maker Samsung blamed faulty batteries on Monday for the fires that led to the recall of its flagship Galaxy Note 7 device.

Internal and independent investigations "concluded that batteries were found to be the cause of the Note 7 incidents", the South Korean company said in a statement.

The giant conglomerate was forced to discontinue the device -- originally intended to compete with Apple's iPhone -- after a chaotic recall that saw replacement phones also catching fire.

The debacle cost the company billions in lost profit and reputational damage.

Samsung acknowledged Monday that it provided the specifications for the batteries, adding: "We are taking responsibility...