Kaspersky Lab Focuses On Education In The Middle East

Kaspersky Lab Focuses On Education In The Middle East

Amir Kanaan, Managing Director for the Middle East, Turkey and Africa at global IT security company, Kaspersky Lab, is witnessing growing threats as cybercriminals hunt out vulnerabilities in the region’s digital growth. He’s focusing on education to help businesses and individuals protect themselves. In February 2018, when Amir Kanaan was promoted from General Manager for […]

Airbnb's listing is now available on this Middle East online travel marketplace

Airbnb's listing is now available on this Middle East online travel marketplace

Airbnb has partnered with Wego, an online travel marketplace in the Middle East and North Africa, to include properties listed on Airbnb in Wego search results in a move to offer Wego users more accommodation choices. Hadi Moussa, Airbnb MEA With the addition of listings on Airbnb, travellers using the Wego metasearch apps and websites […]

Video: The Middle East's hotel construction pipeline

Video: The Middle East's hotel construction pipeline

The hotel construction pipeline in the Middle East and Africa is continuing to grow, according to a report by analysts at Lodging Econometrics. The continued growth has resulted in 875 projects or 216,045 rooms combined so far, and the total Middle East pipeline has 594 projects or 170,490 rooms, up 23% by rooms year-on-year (YoY). […]

Rabaa: The massacre that ended the Arab Spring

Rabaa: The massacre that ended the Arab Spring

Egyptians rally in support of deposed president Mohamed Morsi outside Cairo’s Rabaa al-Adawiya mosque on 7 July 2013 (AFP) Five years ago, Egypt witnessed the Rabaa massacre, often described as the end of the Arab Spring. On 14 August, 2013, Egyptian security forces conducted a brutal operation to clear thousands of protesters, killing at least […]

Cybercrime: Why can't the Middle East get to grips with the threats?

Cybercrime: Why can't the Middle East get to grips with the threats?

Video: Triton malware targeting industrial facilities in Middle East. When you see the figures, it’s no surprise that the cost of cybercrime is causing considerable concern to governments and business leaders across the globe. Cybercrime costs almost $600bn worldwide, or 0.8 percent of global GDP, up from close to $500bn, or 0.7 percent of global […]

Jeremy Corbyn trades barbs with Netanyahu on Middle East violence

Jeremy Corbyn trades barbs with Netanyahu on Middle East violence

A furore over alleged anti-semitism in Britain’s main opposition party widened on Monday when Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu and Labour party leader Jeremy Corbyn exchanged accusations on Twitter over Israeli-Palestinian bloodshed. Labour has been wrestling accusations of anti-semitism for months, and Mr Corbyn has previously apologised for what he has described as “pockets” of […]

Drought in Europe/Russia reshapes Asian/Middle East supply outlook

Drought in Europe/Russia reshapes Asian/Middle East supply outlook

HERE IN Australia, our dramatic drought across eastern Australia is front of mind. Loading grain on the Black Sea. Photo: Flexigrain On the other side of the world in Europe, Russia and the Black Sea, drought is not a word that is often cited. For this current production cycle, however, there has been well below-average […]

Latest dusitD2 sets sights on Middle East-based travelers

Latest dusitD2 sets sights on Middle East-based travelers

BANGKOK – For travellers from the Middle East looking to visit Thailand in 2019, Dusit International, Thailand’s global hospitality company, recently signed a management agreement with Vogue Pranang Bay Resort Co., Ltd. to operate the dusitD2 Ao Nang, slated to open at the end of this year. The dusitD2 Ao Nang will be the second […]

Fort Polk soldiers selected for security detail mission in Middle East

Fort Polk soldiers selected for security detail mission in Middle East

FORT POLK, La. (KALB) – More than 30 soldiers in Fort Polk’s 519th Military Police Battalion are headed to the Middle East in support of Operation Inherent Resolve. For the second time since 2015, Fort Polk soldiers in the 519th Military Police Battalion have been chosen for a security detail mission in the Middle East. […]

Libya navy saves 60 migrants stranded at sea

Libya navy saves 60 migrants stranded at sea

The navy of the UN-recognised Libyan Government of National Accord announced that it had rescued 60 migrants northwest of the city of Sorman yesterday. A patrol rescued the migrants, including 19 women and four children, who were on board a rubber dinghy after its engine stopped working seven miles north of Sorman, the navy said […]

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