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GCC’s construction sector to see $140 billion worth in new contractor awards in 2019 – Ventures ONSITE

Ventures ONSITE

The Gulf region’s construction sector is tipped to see a 12% year-on-year rise in the value of new contractor project awards in 2019, powered by rising oil prices and increased government spending, a recent whitepaper stated. A November 2018 report said construction contractor awards across the Gulf Cooperation Council’s (GCC) building, infrastructure and energy markets…

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Intersec 2017 shines spotlight on emerging technologies

Intersec 2017 shines spotlight on emerging technologies

A Dubai university’s cloud-based biometric time attendance system is growing in popularity across the Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC), as the regional education sector joins other industries adopting new technology to boost safety and security.

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Cybersecurity measures key to defending GCC energy-wide infrastructure

Cybersecurity measures key to defending GCC energy-wide infrastructure

Cybersecurity measures key to defending GCC energy-wide infrastructure against attacks, say experts Increased investment and awareness in cybersecurity measures are key for Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC) decision-makers if they’re to successfully defend against potential attacks on critical energy infrastructure, security experts have advised. Dr. Kevin Rosner, Senior Fellow with the Institute for Analysis of Global…

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Iranian Intelligence failure in Yemen

Iranian Intelligence failure in Yemen SecurityMiddleEast.com talks again to 5 Dimension Consultants about issues in Yemen and the possible Iranian reaction to the Saudi led airstrikes against the Iranian backed Houthi rebels. “The Iranian leadership’s response to the air strikes by the Saudi led coalition against Iran’s allies in Yemen was mute by Iran’s normal…

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Regional Intelligence Reports to 17th December 2014

Regional Intelligence Reports to 17th December 2014  GCC Meeting overview The 35th Ministerial and Heads of State meeting of the GCC was held in Doha on December 9. Regional security issues, as ever, featured high on the agenda with the summit focusing primarily on the threat from the Islamic State (IS) and other extremist groups,…

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Regional Intelligence Reports 16-22 Oct 14

Intelligence Reports 16-22 Oct 14 Terrorism and Insurgency – Yemen The Houthis’ war in Yemen has brought al-Qaeda in the Arabian Peninsula (AQAP) out of its ‘self-imposed exile’ which threatens to heighten sectarian tensions in the country. AQAP is doing as much as it can to stoke a sectarian conflict in Yemen. In recent weeks…

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