Day: March 17, 2015

Saudi Arabia Medical Devices Report Q2 2015, Business Monitor International (PR Newswire)

March 17, 2015

LONDON, March 17, 2015 /PRNewswire/ — Includes 3 FREE quarterly updatesBMI Industry View: There are upside risks to the Saudi Arabian medical device expenditure forecasts. While the bulk of the additional funds allocated to healthcare in the 2015 government budget will be directed towards infrastructure and salaries, a sizeable amount will be spent on equipment […]

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A friend or enemy of the people? It depends who you ask (The Independent)

March 17, 2015

The true nature of the Muslim Brotherhood is an issue that polarises international opinion and has direct bearing to recent and current conflicts which have cost a great number of lives. On one side are those who hold that the movement is a legitimate expression of political Islam which must be allowed to play its […]

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Arab-Ajam cold war brings Muslim World to brink of disaster: Moosavi (Daily Messenger (Pakistan))

March 17, 2015

The PatroninChief of the Supreme Shia Ulema Board and the TNFJ chief QuaidiMillat Jafariya Agha Syed Hamid Ali Shah Moosavi has said the cold war between Arab and Ajam has brought the Muslim World to the brink of disaster. The remains of Lawrence of Arabia desire to set up khalifate of their own choice through […]

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The price of oil is likely to remain low – but volatile (The Independent)

March 17, 2015

The period over which the oil price remains low affects its long-term impact. Some argue that oil prices have entered a new range of $20 to $60 per barrel. Some are purchasing put options which pay out if the oil price falls below $40. Others see the fall as temporary and are seizing the opportunity […]

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Pakistan, Belarus to set up joint fund to finance scientific research (The Balochistan Times (Pakistan))

March 17, 2015

The National Academy of Sciences of Belarus (NASB) and the Pakistan Academy of Sciences are set to create a joint fund to finance scientific research, Chief Academic Secretary of the NASB Alexander Kilchevsky said on Monday in Belarusian capital Minsk. “Cooperation with the Pakistan Academy of Sciences presupposes, first of all, development of joint projects. […]

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Woman gets 70 lashes for insulting Saudi man on WhatsApp (The Express Tribune (Pakistan))

March 17, 2015

A 32-year-old woman will receive 70 lashes and have to pay USD 5,332 fine for defaming a Saudi man on an instant messaging application, Gulf News reported. The woman was found guilty by a criminal court in Eastern Saudi Arabia of tarnishing the reputation of the complainant through WhatsApp, local media said on Monday. She […]

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Expansion of visa waiver program raises security fears (The Washington Times)

March 17, 2015

Congress is considering the expansion of a visa waiver program that would let people from more countries travel to the U.S. freely, despite security concerns and proposals that those countries include nations that support the U.S.-led war against the Islamic State. The Jobs Originated Through Launching Travel Act, reintroduced Tuesday by Reps. Joe Heck, Nevada […]

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Pakistan tops Asian countries in Chinese arms imports (Daily Messenger (Pakistan))

March 17, 2015

China has eased ahead of Germany and France to become the world s number three arms exporter after the United States and Russia, a Stockholmbased thinktank said Monday. The volume of the multibillion dollar world arms trade rose 16 percent during the period 2010 to 2014 over the previous five years, the Stockholm International Peace […]

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