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Day: April 14, 2019

‫تستعد شركة Purecog بالإمارات العربية المتحدة لإحداث ثورةً في مجال المواد البلاستيكية الأحادية الاستخدام في ثلاثة قطاعات رئيسية

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دبي، الإمارات العربية المتحدة، 14 أبريل 2019 /PRNewswire/ — يتمحور نشاط شركة Purecog التي تتخذ من دبي مقراً لها، حول تقليل النفايات وزيادة كفاءة الموارد إلى أقصى حد. لذك، أطلقت شركة Purecog مبادرة لتقييم وتقليص استخدام المواد البلاستيكية المضرّة والمكلفة للمؤسسات العاملة في قطاعات السياحة والضيافة والرعاية الصحية في الشرق الأوسط. وفي ظل تأييدها للتحول نحو نهج الاقتصاد الدائري، تُدافع شركة Purecog عن الأنماط الفعّالة من حيث التكلفة والمتجدّدة في إدارة الموارد، خلافاً للنموذج الخطي التقليدي الذي يتعامل مع الإنتاج والاستعمال بطريقة “الاستلام والتصنيع والتخلّص”. ومنذ خمسينيات القرن العشرين، تم تصنيع حوالي 8 مليارات طن من البلاستيك (مما يعادل 800 ألف برج إيفل) ولم يتم إعادة تدوير سوى 9% فقط من هذه الكمية. ومن اليسير للغاية تخيل كيفية تراكم هذا الرقم عندما نعلم أن مليوني كيس ب

Stratolaunch Completes Historic First Flight of Aircraft

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World’s largest aircraft takes to the sky for its test flight over Mojave Desert MOJAVE, California, April 13, 2019 /PRNewswire/ — Stratolaunch Systems Corporation, founded by Paul G. Allen, today successfully completed the first flight of the world’s largest all-composite aircraft, the Stratolaunch. With a dual fuselage design and wingspan greater than the length of an American football field, the Stratolaunch aircraft took flight at 06:58 AM PDT from the Mojave Air & Space Port. Achieving a maximum speed of 189 miles per hour, the plane flew for 2.5 hours over the Mojave Desert at altitudes up to 17,000 feet. As part of the initial flight, the pilots evaluated aircraft performance and handling qualities before landing successfully back at the Mojave Air and Space Po

Bteich winds up Washington visit by meeting with IMF officials

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Economy and Trade Minister, Mansour Bteich, concluded Sunday his visit to the American capital, Washington, by holding a series of meetings with officials at the International Monetary Fund (IMF), which focused on supporting Lebanon, explaining the government's perspectives and expected reforms. Talks highlighted the need for good governance and the importance of enhancing transparency, disclosure and enforcement of laws, especially in the field of tax evasion. Officials also expressed their keenness on approving a financially disciplined state budget in Lebanon. In this connection, Bteich met with IMF's Deputy Director-General, Mitsuhiro Furusawa, and his team, as well as IMF's Middle East and Central Asia Director, Jihad Azour. In the same context, Bteich conferred with the Operations Ma...

Bteich winds up Washington visit by meeting with IMF officials

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Economy and Trade Minister, Mansour Bteich, concluded Sunday his visit to the American capital, Washington, by holding a series of meetings with officials at the International Monetary Fund (IMF), which focused on supporting Lebanon, explaining the government's perspectives and expected reforms. Talks highlighted the need for good governance and the importance of enhancing transparency, disclosure and enforcement of laws, especially in the field of tax evasion. Officials also expressed their keenness on approving a financially disciplined state budget in Lebanon. In this connection, Bteich met with IMF's Deputy Director-General, Mitsuhiro Furusawa, and his team, as well as IMF's Middle East and Central Asia Director, Jihad Azour. In the same context, Bteich conferred with the Operations Ma...

UN Envoy Holds ‘Substantial’ Talks with Syria FM in Damascus

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DAMASCUS, SYRIA, The U.N. envoy for Syria held "substantial" talks Sunday in Damascus with Foreign Minister Walid Muallem on efforts to find a political settlement to the country's eight-year-long war."We have had very detailed substantial discussions," Norwegian diplomat Geir Pedersen told reporters after the meeting."We are now addressing all the issues so all the issues are at the table," he said, without specifying.The envoy said he was set to hold more talks with Syrian officials later in the day."Let's see how we are able to proceed later this afternoon," he added.State news agency SANA said Pedersen and Muallem discussed ongoing efforts to advance Syria's political process, including moves to form a committee tasked with drawing up a post-war constitution.They also spoke about the e...

UN Envoy Holds ‘Substantial’ Talks with Syria FM in Damascus

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DAMASCUS, SYRIA, The U.N. envoy for Syria held "substantial" talks Sunday in Damascus with Foreign Minister Walid Muallem on efforts to find a political settlement to the country's eight-year-long war."We have had very detailed substantial discussions," Norwegian diplomat Geir Pedersen told reporters after the meeting."We are now addressing all the issues so all the issues are at the table," he said, without specifying.The envoy said he was set to hold more talks with Syrian officials later in the day."Let's see how we are able to proceed later this afternoon," he added.State news agency SANA said Pedersen and Muallem discussed ongoing efforts to advance Syria's political process, including moves to form a committee tasked with drawing up a post-war constitution.They also spoke about the e...

Endowments Minister: Syria supports the Palestinian cause

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Damascus, Endowments Minister Mohammad Abul-Sattar al-Sayyed affirmed that Syria supports the Palestinian people in their struggle against the Israeli occupation until liberating Jerusalem and returning it to their real owners.The Minister, meeting a delegation of the higher council of churches in Palestine, said that the attempts to displace Christians from Palestine is a conspiracy against the Arab nation, adding that targeting Syria was aimed to liquidate the Palestinian cause.Ramzi Khouri, head of the Palestinian delegation, said that the Israeli aggression targets the Islamic and Christian sanctities alike in the series of its failed attempts to Judaize Jerusalem.In a similar meeting with the visiting delegation, Syria's grand Mufti, Sheikh Ahmad Badreddin Hassoun affirmed that the US...

Endowments Minister: Syria supports the Palestinian cause

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Damascus, Endowments Minister Mohammad Abul-Sattar al-Sayyed affirmed that Syria supports the Palestinian people in their struggle against the Israeli occupation until liberating Jerusalem and returning it to their real owners.The Minister, meeting a delegation of the higher council of churches in Palestine, said that the attempts to displace Christians from Palestine is a conspiracy against the Arab nation, adding that targeting Syria was aimed to liquidate the Palestinian cause.Ramzi Khouri, head of the Palestinian delegation, said that the Israeli aggression targets the Islamic and Christian sanctities alike in the series of its failed attempts to Judaize Jerusalem.In a similar meeting with the visiting delegation, Syria's grand Mufti, Sheikh Ahmad Badreddin Hassoun affirmed that the US...

Explosives, rockets and explosives were found in Missan and around Samarra

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BAGHDAD The military intelligence directorate found explosive devices, rockets and explosives in Missan and the vicinity of Samarra.A statement issued by the Intelligence Directorate said that "Missan intelligence and security detachments found, in cooperation with the Rafidain Operations Command, a cache of equipment in al-Jawhari area of al-Azir province in Missan province, containing Katyusha rockets and other weapons.He added that "the detachments of the Directorate of Intelligence and Security of Salah al-Din field found in cooperation with the Command of Operations of Samarra 4 explosive devices and cans filled with high-explosive materials were planted in the Abbasid area on the island of Samarra, which was processed on the ground without incident.Source: National Iraqi News Agency

Explosives, rockets and explosives were found in Missan and around Samarra

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BAGHDAD The military intelligence directorate found explosive devices, rockets and explosives in Missan and the vicinity of Samarra.A statement issued by the Intelligence Directorate said that "Missan intelligence and security detachments found, in cooperation with the Rafidain Operations Command, a cache of equipment in al-Jawhari area of al-Azir province in Missan province, containing Katyusha rockets and other weapons.He added that "the detachments of the Directorate of Intelligence and Security of Salah al-Din field found in cooperation with the Command of Operations of Samarra 4 explosive devices and cans filled with high-explosive materials were planted in the Abbasid area on the island of Samarra, which was processed on the ground without incident.Source: National Iraqi News Agency