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MENA is a strategic marketplace for DirectIP™, says IDIS

MENA is a strategic marketplace for DirectIP™, says IDIS

SecurityMiddleEast has caught up with Joon Jun, Executive Vice President of IDIS, following Intersec 2015 to find out why MENA is a strategic marketplace for DirectIP™. How was the show for IDIS this year? Intersec continues to impress with the number of visitors from right across the security buying chain. We met with installers and integrators based throughout the… Continue Reading

ISIS and Turkey a historical link

ISIS and Turkey a historical link

ISIS and Turkey a historical link – by Maha Hamdan Some ISIS supporters see Turkey as “Rome”, the infidel army it will defeat to begin the end times, this was a common insult to Turkish state throughout history, pronounced by it`s muslim rivals, like Tamerlane. Battle of Marj Dabiq The Battle of Marj Dābiq (Arabic:… Continue Reading

Saudi Arabia’s King Abdullah bin Abdulaziz dead

Saudi Arabia’s King Abdullah bin Abdulaziz dead

Weeks after his admittance to hospital, royal officials in Saudi Arabia have announced that King Abdullah bin Abdulaziz has died after suffering from a lung infection. Abdullah, who was believed to have been about 90-year-old, ruled since 2005. Crown Prince Salman bin Abdulaziz, Abdullah’s 79-year-old half-brother, as been confirmed as his successor. Caretaker management of the country… Continue Reading

Japanese Hostages latest – Kenji Goto barbarically executed

Japanese Hostages latest – Kenji Goto barbarically executed

Updated: IS Japanese Hostages Possibly Executed – Latest information as at 31 Jan 15 – 2200 GMT The so called Islamic state has released a beheading video of Kenji Goto the Japanese journalist held by the IS and used as a negotiating pawn for the release of Sajida Mubarak Atrous al-Rishawi. Al-Rishawi is an Iraqi woman suspected… Continue Reading

WD showcases advanced surveillance hard drives at Intersec 2015

WD showcases advanced surveillance hard drives at Intersec 2015

SecurityMiddleEast.com had the pleasure of catching up with Khwaja Saifuddin Ahmad, Western Digital’s (WD) Senior Sales Director Middle East, Africa, Turkey and Southeast Asia during Intersec 2015. This is the first year that WD has showcased its Purple hard drives at the Dubai-based exhibition, and Ahmad explained that the response has been overwhelming. “It’s been… Continue Reading