The Arab Media Forum, the largest annual gathering of its kind, opened Tuesday in Dubai with lively debate on the future of the industry amid upheaval in the Middle East. Attended by around 1,500 people, the forum began with Organisation of Islamic Cooperation chief Iyad Madani addressing the image of Muslims in the world, tarnished by a wave of extremist violence.
4 October, 2015 Dubai ruler launches aid and development foundation DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — The ruler of Dubai launched a new foundation Sunday to consolidate a range of existing charitable and human development initiatives that aims to support more than $270 million in projects annually.Powered by WPeMatico
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