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Sharjah to host meet on Islamic contribution to science
Sharjah, March 21 (IANS) An international conference on Islamic contribution to science will be organised next week here under the patronage of Sheikh Sultan Bin Mohammed Al Qassimi, ruler of Sharjah and member of the United Arab Emirates (UAE) Supreme Council.

Friday, March 21, 2008 5:59:36 PM

UAE university installs region's biggest grid computer
Dubai, March 21 (IANS) The United Arab Emirates (UAE) university has installed one of the most advanced, and the region's biggest, super grid computer, WAM news agency reported Friday.

Friday, March 21, 2008 5:11:44 PM

Israel, Germany plan global meet to pressure Iran
Jerusalem, March 21 (Xinhua) Israel and Germany plan to organise an international conference aimed at creating pressure on Iran to stop its controversial nuclear programme, Ha'aretz newspaper reported Friday on its website.

Friday, March 21, 2008 4:15:05 PM

Don't switch off your mobile phone on this Emirates flight
Dubai, March 21 (IANS) Emirates has become the first commercial airline in the world to provide in-flight mobile telephony service to passengers, the company said.

Friday, March 21, 2008 9:57:33 AM

In Iran showing US films is fine, writing about them not
Tehran, March 21 (DPA) On the occasion of Noruz, the Persian New Year, Iran's state television network IRIB will broadcast 22 new Hollywood productions during the two-week holiday.

Friday, March 21, 2008 7:45:28 AM

Emirates Airline launches in-flight mobile phone service
Abu Dhabi, March 20 (Xinhua) Dubai-based Emirates Airline announced Thursday that it has commercially launched in-flight mobile phone service, making it the first airline in the world to provide the service, Emirates News Agency reported.

Thursday, March 20, 2008 11:00:44 PM

Emaar in $600-mn Indonesian JV to develop mega-tourism project
Dubai, March 20 (IANS) The United Arab Emirates' (UAE) leading real estate developer Emaar has entered into a joint venture with Indonesia's Bali Tourism Development Corporation (BTDC) for a $600-million mega-tourism and mixed-use project.

Thursday, March 20, 2008 7:38:13 PM

Dubai firm unveils details of $12-bn Saudi project
Dubai, March 20 (IANS) Limitless, the real estate development arm of Dubai World, the holding company of the Dubai government, has unveiled details of its $12-billion Al Wasl project in Saudi Arabia.

Thursday, March 20, 2008 7:37:02 PM

Gulf IT sector to cross $12-bn mark by 2011 (Gulf Business Capsule)
Dubai, March 20 (IANS) The information technology market in the Gulf is growing at a fast rate and is expected to be worth over $12 billion mark by 2011.

Thursday, March 20, 2008 7:36:10 PM

Dubai opens first Islamic bourse
Dubai, March 20 (IANS) The Dubai Financial Market (DFM) has become the first Islamic bourse with its Sharia Board issuing the standards for trading shares of the listed companies, WAM news agency reported Thursday.

Thursday, March 20, 2008 6:51:15 PM

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