Dubai firefighters get things under control at scene of The Address hotel

January 3, 2016 By Emma Procter

UAE – After the horrendous blaze on New Year’s Eve at the 63 storey The Address hotel in Downtown Dubai, firefighters have managed to get the situation under control and extinguished the remaining small pockets of fire at the site. On his Twitter account, Sheikh Mohammed bin


Sharjah police to start using eye scanners to nab fake documents users

December 27, 2015 By Emma Procter

UAE – Sharjah Police will start using eye-scanners to detect criminals using fake identification documents, according to a report in Gulf News. The added security measure, called “iris scan,” compares live eye scans taken in police custody with several networks that store iris files. Currently, iris scans are used

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UAE to host World’s Firefighter Challenge in March 2016

December 20, 2015 By Emma Procter

UAE – The United Arab Emirates will be hosting the UAE World Firefighter Challenge, on the sidelines of the International Exhibition for Security and National Resilience (ISNR), Abu Dhabi 2016, held in collaboration with Reed Exhibitions at the Abu Dhabi National Exhibition Centre (Adnec). The championship will

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German and US manufacturers flocking to Intersec 2016

December 14, 2015 By Emma Procter

UAE – The global significance of the Middle East’s security and safety market has been underlined by top German and US companies leading a large turnout of international exhibitors at Intersec 2016 next month. With 82 per cent of exhibitors based outside of the UAE, the global


Doo Technologies to initiate a new worldwide Channel Partner Program

December 8, 2015 By Emma Procter

UAE – Doo Technologies, a Dubai company specialising in software creation for the security field, has announces the creation of a new worldwide Channel Partner Program starting this month. In addition to enabling prospective organisations to become Channel Partners, Value Added Resellers, or Resellers, a Training and Certification Prgram

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Safety Design in Buildings, Muscat Conference kicks off tomorrow

December 7, 2015 By Emma Procter

OMAN – The Safety Design in Buildings Muscat conference is taking place tomorrow (8 December) at the Crowne Plaza hotel in the Oman capital. The conference campaign is a GCC-wide initiative to debate safety standards and practices in the built environment. Experts are offering insights through

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Hormann launches innovative Industrial Sectional Doors at this year’s Big 5

By Emma Procter

UAE – Hormann Middle East – a leading industrial, commercial and residential door manufacturer – marks its presence at the Big 5 exhibition this year with two new advanced products for the industrial sector: ALR 67 Thermo and SPU F 42 Plus Sectional doors. “Big 5 is a great


Kuwait urged to review outdated airport security controls, cameras

November 30, 2015 By Emma Procter

KUWAIT – The US and Britain have requested Kuwait to review the security controls implemented in Kuwait International Airport, reports Al-Shahed daily quoting informed sources. The intelligence agencies of those countries have advised Kuwaiti to take necessary precautions inside the airport because of some loopholes. It