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leading international


Hamilton, Bermuda

of Bermuda's economy, and virtually all of this business takes place within the borders of Hamilton. Numerous leading international insurance companies are based in Hamilton, as it is a global reinsurance centre. Around 400 internationally owned and operated businesses are physically based in Bermuda, and many are represented by the Association of Bermuda International Companies (ABIC). In total, over 1,500 exempted or international companies are currently registered with the Registrar


Caesarea

evenings of top-class jazz performances by leading international artists. Furthermore, the Ralli Museum in Caesarea houses a large collection of South American art and several Salvador Dalí originals.


Sidon

, and prolific Scholar with a leading international academic and intellectual profile. * Bahaa Bsat, former President of the Order of Engineers and Architects in Lebanon and former president of the "Maqasid" distinguished old school in Sidon. * Emile Bustani, one of Lebanon's entrepreneurial and philanthropist stars in the first half of the 20th century. Founder of an intentional petroleum company and of CAT. Raised as orphan by American missionaries at the Gerard Institute in Sidon at the beginnings of the 20th century. * Ghassan Hammoud, MD (Ghassan Hammoud), Founder of Hammoud Hospital University Medical Center, the main medical institution in modern Sidon. * Rafic Hariri, former highly eminent Prime Minister, billionaire and international businessman, grand philanthropist, and late leader of the Future Movement; assassinated on 14 February 2005. * Bahia Hariri, former Minister of Education in the governments of Lebanon and philanthropist. Bahia Hariri is the only sister of the late Prime Minister Rafic Hariri. Presently, Bahia Hariri is a member of the Lebanese Parliament as she was re-elected in June 2009. * Saad Hariri, youngest former Prime Minister of Lebanon; an international businessman, and son of Rafic Hariri. * Bahaa Hariri, international businessman and billionaire, son of Rafic Hariri. * Ahmad Hariri, young leader in the Hariri Future Movement and son of Bahia Hariri. * Ibrahim El-Mallah, international businessman and entrepreneur largely invested in Sidon. * Hamzi Moghrabi, Civil & Environmental Engineer, Founder and President of IBC Corp. the brainchild behind the waste processing plant in Sidon. * Adel Osseiran, co-founder of modern Lebanon a highly eminent leading figure in Lebanon's 20th-century history, participated in securing Lebanon's independence from the French mandate. * Ali Osseiran, Member of Parliament and former Minister. * Sheikh Mohamad Osseiran, Jaafari Mufti of Sidon. * Hiba Al-Qawwas, Lebanon's leading Soprano. * Maarouf Saad, former deputy representing Sidon in the national parliament and founder of the Popular Nasserite Party. Influential local leader, assassinated in 1975 at the eve of the Lebanese civil war. * Moustapha Saad, son of Maarouf Saad, popular Nasserite politician, and former deputy representing Sidon in the national parliament. * Ousama Saad, son of Maarouf Saad, Nasserite politician, and former deputy representing Sidon in the national parliament. * Fouad Siniora, former Prime Minister of Lebanon and minister of finance, a longstanding member of parliament, and main leader in the future movement. * Riad Solh, former Prime Minister of Lebanon a highly eminent leading figure in Lebanon's 20th-century history, participated in securing Lebanon's independence from the French mandate. * Takkie El Dine Solh, former Prime Minister of Lebanon, and a leading figure in Lebanese politics; died in Paris. * Sami Solh, former Prime Minister of Lebanon, and a leading figure in Lebanese politics. * Rashid Solh, former Prime Minister of Lebanon, and a leading figure in Lebanese politics. * Ali Zaatari (al-Haj Ali Zaatari), leading early to the middle of the 20th century businessman, landlord and agriculture entrepreneur, built a fortune with his brothers and sons. * Ahmad 'Arif Al-Zein, an early 20th-century Sheikh and eminent Islamic jurist-scholar, an educator and journalist who founded the learned "'Irfan" magazine. * Sulayman Al-Zein, former Minister of Education. See also Commons:Sidon


Comoros

highest Human Development Index in Africa . Post-apartheid Having emerged from the international isolation of the apartheid era, South Africa has become a leading international actor. Its principal foreign policy objective is to develop good relations with all countries, especially its neighbours in the Southern African Development Community and the other members of the African Union. South Africa has played a key role in seeking an end to various conflicts and political crises


Kampala

by the arrest of opposition leader Kizza Besigye. (Times Online) (BBC) Daily Monitor *A sharp rise in examination fees sparks riot at Makerere University in Kampala, Uganda. (BBC) '''Minority Rights Group International''' (MRG) is a leading international human rights organisation


Derby

It contains a food court and a 12-screen cinema (Showcase – Cinema De Lux (Showcase Cinemas)) which was opened in May 2008. The development was controversial and local opponents accuse it of drawing trade away from the older parts of the city centre where independent shops are located. Some of these experienced a downturn in trade and some have ceased trading since the development opened leading to the "Lanes" project which eventually became the second BID and the formation of St Peters Quarter. In the centre itself, a combination of high rents and rising rates have made things


Chechnya

patriot(assumption based on his profile) has another opinion. Well we are here to talk. Musavatist (User:Musavatist) 11:00 pm, 13 June 2005(UTC) Working for leading international news organizations in the 1990s, he also covered the wars and armed conflicts in Bosnia and Herzegovina, Chechnya, Georgia (Georgia (country)), Nagorno-Karabakh, Tajikistan and Transdniestria, as well as the Soviet coup attempt of 1991 and the Russian constitutional crisis of 1993


Dakar

; Additionally there are some 350 affiliate members, representing the private sector, educational institutions, tourism associations and local tourism authorities. The frequent confusion between the two WTOs – World Tourism Organization and the Geneva-based World Trade Organization – officially ended on 1 December 2005, when the General Assembly approved to add the letters UN (for United Nations) to the start of abbreviation of the leading international tourism body in English


Baden-Württemberg

for Stuttgart Region was recorded at about € (Euro)35,000 per capita and about € (Euro)64,000 per employed person. The unemployment rate is only 4.8 per cent. Stuttgart Region is one of Europe's most important and most successful economic centres. This is due not only to the influence of leading international companies (Company (law)), such as Daimler (Daimler AG), Porsche, Robert Bosch (Robert Bosch GmbH), Celesio, Hewlett-Packard and IBM (all of whom have their world or German


Shenzhen

Shenzhen is one of China's and indeed one of the world's great golfing Meccas. It boasts some of the earliest golf courses in China and, in Mission Hills, the world's largest golf course which is the scene of leading international tournaments. *


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