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INGELHEIM, Germany. - Monday, January 19th 2015 [ME NewsWire]

• Nintedanib* slows disease progression by reducing the decline in lung function by 50% in a broad range of IPF patient types**

• Nintedanib* significantly reduced the risk of adjudicated acute exacerbations‡ by 68%

• EC approval is based on results from the replicate Phase III INPULSIS® trials, involving 1,066 patients from 24 countries

(BUSINESS WIRE) Boehringer Ingelheim today announced that the European Commission (EC) has approved nintedanib* for the treatment of idiopathic pulmonary fibrosis (IPF), following an expedited review and positive CHMP opinion on 20 November 2014. Nintedanib* will be marketed in the EU under the brand name OFEV®. IPF is a debilitating and fatal lung disease – with a median survival of 2-3 years after diagnosis.1

“Approval of this treatment for patients in the EU is a significant step towards meeting the subst ... Read more »

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ABU DHABI, United Arab Emirates - Saturday, January 17th 2015 [ME NewsWire]

A total of 37,797 motorists have benefited from 373 traffic awareness lectures and programs organized by the Traffic and Patrols Directorate at Abu Dhabi Police across Abu Dhabi, Al Ain, and the Western Region (Al Gharbia) during last year.

The objectives of the programs focused on enhancing motorists’ awareness in public and private sectors, as well as supervisors and students in educational sector. The programs were conducted in the framework of a comprehensive plan that aimed at promoting awareness and traffic safety culture in order to boost road safety and curb traffic accidents.

Lt. Colonel Jamal Salem Al Ameri, Chief of Public Relations Section at the Traffic and Patrols Directorate, Abu Dhabi Police, explained that the programs featured significant participation of the Traffic Education Patrols, which visited residential areas, educational institutions, schools, governme ... Read more »

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ABU DHABI, United Arab Emirates - Monday, January 19th 2015 [ME NewsWire]

On Monday, a young GCC national has died in Al Ain and three persons of Asian nationality have suffered mild injuries from seven separate traffic accidents in Abu Dhabi due to the rain.

According to Lt. Colonel Jamal Salem Al Ameri, Chief of Public Relations Section at the Traffic and Patrols Directorate of Abu Dhabi Police, responders arrived within minutes of receiving the reports and transferred the injured to hospitals. All responses to the accidents were properly executed and the roads were cleared of the damaged vehicles.

“Preliminary investigations indicate that the accidents were caused by driving at speeds that are not suitable for the driving conditions in rainy weather, not leaving sufficient space between cars, and not paying attention to the road,” Lt. Colonel Al Ameri said.

Lt. Colonel Al Ameri called upon the motorists to be cautious while driving and ... Read more »

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Dubai, United Arab Emirates - Sunday, January 18th 2015 [ME NewsWire]

Grandweld Shipyards successfully delivered 42M Aluminium Fast Crew Boat “SHAH 1” to ADNOC group on the 14th January 2015. The contract for construction of the 42M Aluminum Crew Boat for Abu Dhabi National Oil Company (ADNOC) was signed on the 31st of December 2013. ADNOC awarded Grandweld after winning an international tendering for the Fast Crew Boat project and enhancing a successful business relationship. The 42M crew Boat is powered by 3 high speeds diesel engines driving 3 fixed pitch propellers and capable of developing a speed in excess of 21knots. The Boat shall be a Fast Crew Boat with diving support capability to provide various Services required in the offshore operations. The vessel has luxury features of 30 person’s crew seating capacity, with 104 sqm loading area for over 90 Tons of deck cargo requirements, and specially designed wheelhouse and crew cabins to Achieve highest ... Read more »

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Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates - Friday, January 16th 2015 [ME NewsWire]

Al Ain Traffic and Patrols Section at the Abu Dhabi Police Traffic and Patrols Directorate recently organized a blood drive at its headquarters. The campaign, organized in collaboration with Tawam Hospital and Johns Hopkins Medical University, witnessed significant turnout from the section’s staff members and customers.

The campaign aims at promoting the spirit of giving and enhancing the concept of social responsibility and humanitarian values among employees and customers. It also aims at educating members of the public on the health benefits of donating blood, as a major life-saving factor for many people.

Major Matar Mohamed Al Muhairi, Acting Chief of Al Ain Traffic Section, noted that the drive is a humanitarian gesture that revives the values of tolerance and solidarity among community members. He praised the sizeable participation of officers, staff members and customers o ... Read more »

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ABU DHABI, United Arab Emirates - Saturday, January 17th 2015 [ME NewsWire]

The Al Ain Police Directorate managed to arrest a young Bangladeshi man who has raided some villas in Al Ain city.

Brigadier Hamad  Ajlan Al Amimi, Director of the Al Ain Police Directorate, revealed that the directorate recently received several complaints  of thefts  from a number of  houses in Al Foah and Mesebej areas. He added that initial investigation indicated that the thefts occurred during the night.

 “An investigation team was formed from the Criminal Investigation Section in order to arrest the suspect. A security plan was established and the thief was identified as Sh. A. H. (35 years old). The suspect was tracked, monitored, and then arrested and referred to the public prosecution. During interrogation, the man confessed to being involved”, said Brigadier Al Amimi.

Brigadier Al Amimi called upon home owners to secure their res ... Read more »

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ABU DHABI, United Arab Emirates - Wednesday, January 14th 2015 [ME NewsWire]

The Ministry of Interior called upon individuals already registered in the Electronic Ports’ Project [e-gate], to avail of the many advantages provided by the service, which facilitates speedy travel procedures across the country’s various ports.

These remarks will be included in the radio address by Major Mohammad Al Zaabi, Director of the E-Port Project at the Ministry of Interior, which will broadcast live on Thursday.  It falls in line with the ‘Security Glances’ Campaign organized by the Radio Branch at the Security Media Department, the General Secretariat of the Office of H.H Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Interior.

Major Al Zaabi indicated that the E-Gate System is recognized as the most efficient and advanced program in the world from a technical, operational and security integration aspect and ensures the highest standards of safet ... Read more »

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ABU DHABI, United Arab Emirates - Thursday, January 15th 2015 [ME NewsWire]

Major General Ahmed Nasser Al Raisi, Director General of Central Operations at Abu Dhabi Police General Headquarters, crowned the winners of the Abu Dhabi Police Pistol Shooting Championship. The Championship, organized by the Sports Activity Section at the Directorate General of Strategy and Performance Development, witnessed the participation of 160 competitors.     The ceremony, held at the shooting range of the Police Officers Club, was attended by Colonel Mohamed Mayouf Al Ketbi, Head of the Vehicles and Drivers Licensing Department at Abu Dhabi Police; and Captain Jamal Al Saadi, National Teams and Competitions Branch Manager, alongside a number of officers and staff members.   In the competition, the Police Schools Department ranked first, with the Government and Diplomatic Premises Protection Department falling in second place, and the Special Tasks Department in ... Read more »

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ABU DHABI, United Arab Emirates - Thursday, January 15th 2015 [ME NewsWire]

A delegation representing the Ministry of Interior’s Child Protection Centre recently made a two-day introductory visit to the Fujairah and Ras Al Khaimah (RAK) Police General Headquarters. The visit reflects the efforts exerted by the center to promote partnership with police institutions and acquaint them with the services, activities, field experience, and achievements which are rendered and attained by the Ministry of Interior’s Child Protection Centre.

Brigadier Mohammed Ahmed bin Ghanim Al Ka’bi, Commander-in-Chief of Fujairah Police, met with the delegation, which was chaired by Major Dr. Mohammed Khalifa Al Ali, Director of the Ministry of Interior’s Child Protection Centre. Brigadier Al Ka’bi was briefed on the latest projects carried out by the center, based on the latest international legislative standards of investigation of crimes related to child ab ... Read more »

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ABU DHABI, United Arab Emirates - Thursday, January 15th 2015 [ME NewsWire]

Lt. General Saif Abdullah Al Sha’far, Undersecretary at the Ministry of Interior, met on Wednesday, in his office at the ministry, with Major General Khawar Hanif, Director General of the Anti -Narcotics Force (ANF) of the Islamic Republic of Pakistan and the accompanying delegation.

A number of topics of mutual interest were discussed during the meeting, as well as the means to boost cooperation between both countries for the sake of coordinating the fight against drugs.  

The meeting was attended by Colonel Saeed Al Suwaidi, Director General, Anti-Narcotics Federal Directorate General; Lt. Colonel Ahmed Saeed Al Mazroui, Head of the International Cooperation Department at the Ministry of Interior; and a number of officers.

Also present at the meeting, on behalf of Pakistan, were Lieutenant Colonel Qasim Paracha, Director of Special Interrogation Unit and Assad Ama ... Read more »

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