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Sky9 Capital Announces the Addition of Chay, Teh, Xu, and Zeng to its Advisory Board

HONG KONG, Aug. 09, 2017 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Sky9 Capital, a leading China venture capital firm, announced that China industry veterans KS Chay, Dr. Kok Peng Teh, Bob Xu, and Jason Zeng have joined its Advisory Board to provide strategic advice and foster long-term partnerships. KS Chay is Founder and Chairman of Enspire Capital, and […]

Pakistan’s First Female Police Chief Breaking Cultural Taboos

PESHAWAR, PAKISTAN Rizwana Hameed made history a month ago when she became the first female head of a male police station in Pakistan’s Khyber Pakhtunkhwa province, or KPK, where conservative cultural and religious traditions often discourage women from leaving home.…

YPO Global Pulse: Business confidence plummets in Middle East and North Africa in second quarter

Confidence amongst MENA chief executives falls to eight-year low ABU DHABI, 8 August 2017 – YPO, the premier chief executive leadership organisation in the world, reported today that confidence among business leaders in the Middle East and North Africa (MENA) continued to decline in the second quarter of the year (2Q 2017). The YPO Global […]

Mimecast Announces First Quarter 2018 Financial Results

Total revenue of $58.2 million grew 40% yoy on a GAAP basis and 43% in constant currency Added 900 new customers. Total customers 27,300 globally Revenue retention rate of 111% Gross profit percentage of 74% GAAP EPS of $(0.03) per basic and diluted share, Non-GAAP EPS of $0.01 per basic and diluted share WATERTOWN, Mass., […]

‫مؤشر الثقة YPO Global Pulse: تدهور الثقة الاقتصادية في الشرق الأوسط وشمال أفريقيا في الربع الثاني

 انخفاض مستوى الثقة بين الرؤساء التنفيذيين في منطقة الشرق الأوسط وشمال أفريقيا إلى أدنى مستوى له على مدار ثمانية أعوام.  أبوظبي، 8 أغسطس 2017 – أعلنت اليوم YPO، وهي المنظمة الرائدة عالميًا للرؤساء التنفيذيين عن استمرار تدني ثقة قادة الأعمال في منطقة الشرق الأوسط وشمال أفريقيا في الربع الثاني من العام الحالي (الربع الثاني 2017). […]

Al-Qaida Leader Claims German 9/11 Suspect Has Died

BERLIN A German man believed to have provided logistical support to the Hamburg-based September 11, 2001, hijackers has died, according to a newly-released audio message from the leader of al-Qaida.

The announcement by Ayman al-Zawahri came in an August 2 …

Controversial Pakistani Charity Launches Political Party

ISLAMABAD � A Pakistani Islamist charity, which the United States designated as a “foreign terrorist organization” three years ago, has formed a new political party with a mission to enter mainstream politics and contest future national elections.

The controversial charity, …

Islamic State Seeks Foothold in Eastern Afghan Provinces

Militants from the so-called Islamic State group are losing their stronghold in Afghanistan’s eastern Nangarhar province, but the terror group is trying to expand to adjacent regions of the country, according to an Afghan lawmaker.

IS has deployed around 2,000 …