JORDAN – Jordan and Switzerland have just signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) to enhance political and security consultations, and boost cooperation. The MoU was signed by Minister of Foreign and Expatriate Affairs Ayman Safadi and his Swiss counterpart Didier Burkhalter, who reiterated the two countries’
US – Jury selection began Monday in the trial of a salesman charged with fatally shooting a potential customer at his front door. Richard Amezquita, 35, is on trial for the slaying of Kerry O’Toole, 53, for a November 2015 shooting that left an upscale Northside neighbourhood
UAE – Samsung is changing the way people pay, with the launch of its digital wallet service — Samsung Pay — on smartphones and smartwatches in the UAE. The UAE will become the first country in the Middle East and 14th in the world to introduce the
UAE – Emirates Airline says it is reducing its number of US-bound flights because security restrictions imposed by the Trump administration have weakened demand in Middle East countries. The Dubai-based carrier will pare back flights to five of the 12 US cities it serves. Flights to
UAE – Drones and car hacking, programming, cyber attacks methods and defensive mechanisms were part of the exercises given to pupils taking part in the electronic systems competition, aimed at raising cyber security awareness. The UAE Cyber Quest Competition brought together 90 students from 110 mid
US – Leading global provider of intelligence solutions, Active Network, has appointed Dana Jones as CEO. Jones joined Active Network in October 2016 as President and has since led the company’s growth strategy and sales across its three major business units. Darko Dejanovic, who has been
UAE – The chairman of the UAE’s aviation authority has expressed his “surprise” after local airports were included in a US ban on laptops and tablets being carried onto aircraft cabins. Sultan bin Saeed Al Mansouri, chairman of the General Civil Aviation Authority, said in a
UAE – The Computer Emergency Readiness Team (aeCERT) of the UAE’s Telecommunications Regulatory Authority (TRA) successfully foiled 1,054 cyber attacks in 2016. ”The cyber attacks sought to deface and block government websites, including denial of service, hacking, deception, fraud, and identity and document theft,” said Eng.