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UAE’s ICP, IATA partner to enhance freight security

The UAE will be the first country outside of the US and the EU to implement a PLACI regime to create a more secure air cargo supply chain in the country

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Dubai Police to get 400 W Motors Ghiath Smart Patrol vehicles in Dhs196m deal

The first batch of 10 vehicles have been handed over to the police force

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Gartner identifies top security and risk management trends for 2022

Security leaders must evolve strategies to protect an expanding digital footprint against emerging threats

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Saudi oil refinery targeted in drone attack

The strike on the facility in Riyadh on Thursday morning did not result in any injuries, while the supply of oil from it remained unaffected too

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Gartner unveils top 10 government technology trends for 2022

CIOs should consider these trends to guide digital investments, anticipate potential disruption, and scale digital transformation initiatives

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US to bring F-22 fighter jet squadron to the UAE imminently

It has already deployed the the guided-missile destroyer USS Cole to patrol the waters of the UAE

Abu Dhabi

UAE intercepts two missiles over Abu Dhabi

The missiles were reportedly fired by the Houthi group. No injuries have been reported

HID Global forecasts trends that will impact the security industry in 2022

By understanding how these developments are forecasted to shape the industry, security professionals will be better prepared to capitalise on innovations in solutions

UAE security

UAE says it “reserves right to respond” to Houthi militia attack in Abu Dhabi

The UAE added that those responsible for the targeting of its civilian facilities on Monday will be held accountable

Abu Dhabi Police confirms explosion of three petroleum tankers

Preliminary investigations suggest that the cause of the fires are small flying objects, possibly belonging to drones

CAE Defence and Security Interview

The role of technology in defence training across the Middle East

Militaries in the region must continue to embrace innovation and emerging technologies to train their soldiers, sailors and aviators says Thibaut Trancart, VP and MD, Europe and Middle East at CAE Defense & Security

Understanding the privacy vs security customer dilemma

The distinctions between privacy and confidentiality may be subtle to the average consumer, yet each imposes significant obligations on firms

Expo 2020: Sheikh Mohammed tours main operations centre ahead of opening this week

A five-lane drive-through PCR testing facility and a PCR screening centre with a capacity of 10,000 tests per day have been set up at the Expo site

Dubai Council for Border Crossing Points Security

New entity created to oversee protection of Dubai’s borders

The board of the Dubai Council for Border Crossing Points Security will be chaired by Sheikh Mansour bin Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum

Dubai Police uses AI to secure Expo 2020 site

Officials reviewed the security measures for all the upcoming events to be held across the venue

UAE terror list

UAE places 38 individuals, including four Emiratis, on terror list

The country also added 15 organisations to the list

Dubai Police

Dubai Police arrests gang involved in Dhs13m watch and jewellery heist

The police caught the thieves, who it identified as being of European nationalities, in less than 10 hours of being notified of the incident

Dubai monitored by 300,000 cameras, one of the world’s safest cities – Sheikh Mohammed

A new initiative will see the use of drones by the Dubai Police to respond to criminal and traffic incidents across the city

UAE’s Transguard Group posts 86.2% dip in profit for FY20/21

The company posted revenue of Dhs1.87bn for FY 20/21

Jordan arrests senior officials for ‘security reasons’

A royal family member and a former minister are among those who have been arrested

IDEX NAVEX 2021

UAE Armed Forces sign over Dhs7bn deals on day two of IDEX and NAVDEX 2021

On day two, the UAE Armed Forces signed Dhs6.983bn worth of contracts with international companies, representing 95 percent of the total deal value for the day

Emirates Group Security picks Huawei to build digital command and control centre in Dubai

The two organisations collaboration also incorporates an exchange program

Saudi Arabia Makkah

Video: Man drives car into Grand Mosque in Makkah

The Saudi national has been referred to the Public Prosecution

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Dubai Police foil plot to sell 40kgs of drugs in the UAE

They arrested two Asians as part of the operation named Black Bag

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Dubai Police completes over 1.3 million transactions via its smart platform this year

The Dubai Police Smart Police Stations have also processed 60,216 transactions in the corresponding period

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Israel to participate in Abu Dhabi defence exhibition IDEX in 2021

The upcoming edition of IDEX and NAVDEX is expected to feature over 1,300 companies

Saudi weapons

Saudi busts ‘terrorist cell’ trained by Iran’s Revolutionary Guards

Several weapons and explosives have been confiscated at a house and a farm

How video conferencing app Zoom achieved peak awareness in the UAE

Video conferencing app Zoom is looking to address security concerns as UAE users top one million

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Sheikh Mohammed authorises Dubai Police to use security cameras in public spaces

Police officers are prohibited from transferring, storing, transmitting or publishing any security footage without written consent from relevant authorities

UAE denies reports that it has signed an agreement with Israel on security

Reports claimed contacts had been established at the ministerial level between the two countries to conclude a security agreement