Over 10,000 millionaires in Israel

Israel boasted 10,153 millionaires in 2010, according to a new Merrill Lynch-Capgemini 2011 World Wealth Report. The annual survey showed that the number of Israeli millionaires rose 20.6 percent from 2009, when there were ‘just’ 8,419 millionaires. The report also found that the gross amount of capital of Israeli millionaires […]

Mind-controlled computing for the disabled

Source: Israel21c A new Israeli-developed tool enables the disabled to send emails by thought alone, and could revolutionize the world of mind-controlled computing The able-bodied can blast off an email in seconds, while eating a sandwich and calming a baby. But those less deft with their digits, such as the […]

Curing Diabetes without Meds

Attached to the stomach in a minimally invasive procedure, the Israeli-innovated device frees diabetics from pills and injections. Israeli medical device company MetaCure is beginning to commercialize its innovative minimally invasive solution, DIAMOND, which received the European Union’s CE mark in 2007 and is undergoing additional clinical trials. An implantable […]

Human trafficking , Mauritius a source country

http://www.alloexpat.com/mauritius_expat_forum/human-trafficking-mauritius-a-source-country-news-on-su-t7931.html  Human trafficking : Mauritius a source country        Clinton said that “the ease of transportation and the global communications that can reach deep into villages with promises and pictures of what a better life might be, we now see that more human beings are exploited than before. There […]

Arab culture in London’s limelight

By SHEYMA BUALI, LIFE.SYLLE@ARABNEWS.COM London’s three-week long Shubbak festival of contemporary Arab culture opened on Monday on a strong note from Tamer Abou Ghazaleh, Zeid Hamdan and Maryam Saleh, performing together for the first time in Europe. The first week of Shubbak sped by with music, history, film and literature […]

OIC’s role in the islamic world

By MAHA AKEEL, LIFE.STYLE@ARABNEWS.COM This book answers the question: What has the Organization of the Islamic Conference (OIC), recently renamed as the Organization of Islamic Cooperation, done in the past 40 years of its existence? It courageously addresses some existential questions of its relevance and place in today’s complicated, interconnected […]

Syria News Fatigue?

I am just wondering whether the readers are tired to read every day similar News of unrest in Syria, for instance… but the struggle continues… Syrians call for civil disobedience By REUTERS ISTANBUL: Syrians should wage a campaign of civil disobedience to try to force President Bashar Assad from power, […]

OIC, West pledge to combat intolerance

By SIRAJ WAHAB | ARAB NEWS ISTANBUL: In what can rightly be described as a seminal step in relations between the Muslim world and the Western world, the Organization of Islamic Cooperation and the leading nations of the Western world led by the United States and the European Union agreed Saturday to […]

iTunes U: Learn anything, anytime, anywhere.

Source: iTunes University iTunes U — a powerful distribution system for everything from lectures to language lessons, films to labs, audiobooks to tours — is an innovative way to get educational content into the hands of students Imagine students touring archaeological sites, watching historical footage, or studying the sound of […]