Monthly Archives: February 2015

Why are some of the world’s biggest banks leaving the UAE?

Why are some of the world’s biggest banks leaving the UAE?

Going, going, gone. First it was the Royal Bank of Scotland, then Lloyds, Barclays and Standard Chartered. Foreign banks have been increasingly pulling out or trimming down their services in the UAE, leaving open opportunities that have been eagerly snapped up by prominent local banks.

UAE Muslim Council of Elders approves three-year strategic plan to promote true, tolerant Islam

The Muslim Council of Elders – a newly set up independent international body that aims to promote peace in Muslim societies, has urged wise men of the Islamic Ummah and Muslim enthusiasts and zealots to join hands in order to stop the profuse flow of bloodbaths in some Muslim countries without any deterrence from religion

Laura Ingalls Wilder

Laura Ingalls Wilder (February 7, 1867 – February 10, 1957) was an American writer, most notably the author of the Little House on the Prairie books of children’s novels based on her childhood in a settler family. Her daughter, Rose Wilder Lane, encouraged her to write and helped her to edit and publish the novels.