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VIVOTEK protects one of the Wonders of the World

VIVOTEK protects one of the Wonders of the World

Established as early as 312 BC, its residents’ advanced ability to control flash floods with an array of dams, cisterns and water conduits led to a city that thrived at the center of a trading network connecting Petra with Gaza in the west, with Bosra and Damascus in the north, with Aqaba on the Red Sea, and across to the Persian Gulf.

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Weekly Regional Intelligence Digest to 19 November

Regional Intelligence Digest: 5th - 12th November 2015

Weekly Regional Intelligence Digest – 12th – 19th November 2015 Headlines The headline events of the week were the shooting and suicide bombing attacks carried out by ISIS in Paris by eight terrorists operating at six different sites. At least 130 people were killed in the terror attack. This operation, which was carefully planned and directed by…

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Regional Intelligence Digest: 5th – 12th November 2015

Regional Intelligence Digest: 5th - 12th November 2015

Regional Intelligence Digest: 5th – 12th November 2015 MAIN EVENTS OF THE WEEK According to media reports from the conflict zones, the Syrian Army’s ground offensive, with Iranian and Russian air support, has been halted. The rebel organisations, led by the Al-Nusra Front and ISIS (which are collaborating in face of the common enemy) took the initiative…

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Possibility of further attacks against westerners

The stabbing of an American teacher in the capital of the United Arab Emirates (UAE) earlier this month sent shock waves throughout the emirates. It is very rare for foreign nationals, who make up around 90% of the UAE’s roughly 9 million population, to be targeted in criminal or terrorist attacks in the emirates. However there remains the…

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ISIS Government Structure

ISIS Government Structure Summer 2014 will be remembered for the establishment of an Islamic Caliphate headed by Ibrahim `Awad Ibrahim Al Badri al Samarra` i, alias Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi. The Caliphate is not to be limited to Iraq, Syria, Israel (Palestine), Jordan and the Levant, but its ambitions lie well beyond those limited borders. According…

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Who are the ISIS targets?

Who are the ISIS targets? – Assad’s Syrian government (from whom it has seized more than one-third of its country and seeks the rest). – Iraq’s Baghdad government (from whom it has seized a quarter of its territory and aspires to more). – Iraq’s Kurds (from whom it seized parts of Kurdistan until it was…

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