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BNET, BearingPoint to build digital solutions on AWS

Manama, Bahrain National Broadband Company ‘BNET’ signed an agreement with BearingPoint//Beyond to enable the provisioning of AWS (Amazon Web Services) advanced digital solutions to power the ‘BSS’ & ‘OSS’ systems used to operate the National Broadband…

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UAE leads global COVID-19 testing to prevent further spread.

The UAE Government has ramped up coronavirus testing following the pandemic’s spread.As of Tuesday, the 17th of March, 127,000 individuals had been tested for coronavirus in the UAE, according to the Ministry of Health and Prevention.Theses figures, re…

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MoFAIC launches hotline to help holders of valid residence permits abroad, emergency cases.

In reference to the UAE’s announcement of a renewable two-week suspension of entry for valid residence permit holders, who are currently out of the country, that entered into effect at noon on Thursday, March 19, as part of preventive procedures amidst…

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US Presses for Afghan Prisoner Swap Amid Coronavirus Fears

ISLAMABAD – The United States is calling on warring sides in Afghanistan to start a prisoner swap without further delay, citing urgency in the wake of the coronavirus pandemic. U.S. reconciliation envoy Zalmay Khalilzad in a series of tweets Wednesday …

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Wuhan reports no new virus cases, offering hope to world

Beijing, Last month, Wuhan was overwhelmed with thousands of new cases of coronavirus each day. But in a dramatic development that underscores just how much the outbreak has pivoted toward Europe and the United States, Chinese authorities said Thursday…