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New News & Business Databases and Information Updates for the LexisNexis® Online Services

SEPTEMBER 2011
Highlights

This has been an exciting month for content with the addition of 86 new titles, 49 of which are in Arabic language, the first ever Arabic language content available on the LexisNexis® services. We are also pleased to announce the return of Frankfurter Allgemeine Zeitung, the preeminent German language newspaper. There are also 25 English language titles from HT Media, published in a variety of countries including Sri Lanka, Afghanistan, India, Pakistan, Nepal, Bahrain, and Bangladesh.

The titles below are linked to their entry in the Searchable Directory of Online Sources. Click to learn more about each title.

North America

Convenience Store News for the Single Store Owner is the industry's first and only publication focused solely on independent c-store retailers. Its mission is to deliver the insight, analysis, market research and business intelligence to help single-store convenience retailers grow sales and profits.

Progressive Grocer's Store Brands is designed to help develop and support compelling, differentiated store brand programs. Progressive Grocer’s Store Brands provides actionable ideas for maximizing quality and profitability in store brand programs.

Executive Counsel is a business law resource magazine for CEOs, CFOs, General Counsel and other C-Level decision-makers at the 10,000 largest companies in the U.S. Articles are written exclusively by practitioners, including lawyers, academics and consultants. The magazine’s mission is to explain how changes in laws and regulations affect business strategies.

Bloomberg: Surveillance Midday provides the transcripts of in-depth interviews with economists and strategists.

Lou Dobbs Tonight examines the intersection of finance and the political economy to convey how policy impacts business, markets and corporate America.

Freedom Watch is a political news show on Fox hosted by former superior court judge Andrew Napolitano. Discussion and commentary comes primarily from the Libertarian point of view, with a focus on smaller government and individual liberties. Business topics including economic liberties and consumer rights are also covered.

United Kingdom

agendaNi provides in-depth analysis of major policy issues that impact the public, business, and voluntary and community sectors in Northern Ireland. AgendaNi offers an ideal platform for discussion and understanding the key policy and business issues that affect all parts of Northern Ireland.

Europe

Frankfurter Allgemeine Zeitung is one of the most important and influential German daily newspapers in the world. It is distributed in 120 countries around the world and is a reference tool in business circles as well as among intellectuals, the latter especially appreciating its literary supplement called "Feuilleton". German language.

ITAR-TASS is a publication of ITAR-TASS News Agency, the successor to the Soviet TASS news agency, which was re-named in 1992 when Russia proclaimed its sovereignty following the collapse of the USSR. It has retained its status of being the state central information agency and has more than 130 bureaus and offices in Russia and abroad. ITAR-TASS also cooperates with more than 80 foreign news agencies. It provides quick and full coverage of all kinds of events shaping Russia and the world.

L'AGEFI - Biographies contains professional profiles and guides to over 12,000 leaders of French businesses (industries, financial services, services and consulting) specifying their age, their formation, their professional journey, as well as their professional details. French language.

Der Neue Kämmerer is a newspaper that covers the management of public budgets, investments, property and processing, making it the ideal publication for public-sector financial officers. It focuses on all aspects of public-sector management with an emphasis on the municipal level. The publication provides information about the latest approaches to improving difficult municipal budget situations. Innovative solutions for financial and budget management are presented along with strategies to modernize and increase administrative efficiency. German language.

Asia/Pacific

Shenzhen Stock Exchange (SZSE) is one of the two stock exchanges in mainland China. It lists more than 1500 companies, some of which are controlled by the Chinese government. It includes the 100 Index, which is composed of various Chinese benchmark banks and companies. The SZSE is the 9th largest stock exchange in all of Asia in terms of market capitalization. This publication includes disclosure news releases and company announcements as required under Chinese disclosure regulations.

News Point offers comprehensive news coverage, business, lifestyle and feature programming and documentaries on India to the worldwide news networks.

Lanka Business Report focuses on business and financial news in Sri Lanka.

Nepal Business Times covers Nepal’s commercial, business, trade, and finance activities.

Weekly Blitz is the only anti-Jihadist newspaper in the Muslim world, confronting religious extremism and Jihad and promoting inter-faith harmony. Published in Bangladesh.

Dion Global Solutions Limited provides insight-driven and cost-effective research and information services globally. It provides daily articles pertaining to various sectors such as banking, real estate, telecom and auto. Published in India.

Indianinsuranceresearch.com contains the following reports: Fund track: tracks the performance of the funds; Newsbyte: tracks business development in the insurance industry; Pension and health flash: covers developments in the pension market; Business review: monthly business figures of life insurance companies; Competition track and monthly product review: update on life insurance products.

SME Times collaborates with TradeIndia.com and its array of online services, directory services and facilitation of trade promotional events, to offer a comprehensive look at India’s B2B marketplace. It is an important resource for those with an interest in the Indian economy.

Microfinance Focus contains stories that focus on the international microfinance sector. Published in India.

Infocera covers science and technology, health, entertainment and sports. Published in India.

Siasat Daily is a daily newspaper from the South Indian city of Hyderabad, Andhra Pradesh.

AutoX is a magazine that covers the automotive industry in India.

SME Channels focuses on pain points of the Indian SME enterprise from the IT perspective. Its focus is on how the SMEs can be enabled with the right IT tools. Published in India.

Telecom Frontline focuses on the growing telecom market in India and technology that can change the day-to-day life of citizens.

Behind Woods is an English language website about Tamil cinema. It provides news about what is happening in Kollywood, as well as film reviews and music reviews.

Behind India is an entertainment news website which caters to South Indian community around the world.

NGI Knowledge Exchange is a forum for forward-thinking Indians living all over the globe. The NGI (New Global Indian) media is a joint venture between US based Media and PR company iPremm Inc. and New Delhi based ICONS Media Initiative Pvt. Ltd.

Heal India focuses on health and wellness.

Pharma Leaders covers the healthcare and pharmaceutical industries in India.

Agriwatch tracks market developments in all the major agricultural commodities. Published in India.

StockMarketIndian.com covers investment, mutual funds, stock market, IPO and bonds. It also focuses on Indian and international news, company announcements, and stock market updates.

Lanka Monthly Digest covers business in Sri Lanka.

Brands Annual contains comprehensive analysis and rankings of brands in Sri Lanka. The analyses are compiled by Brand Finance Lanka.

The LMD 50 has come to be known as Sri Lanka's version of the Fortune 500. The LMD 50 is the first ranking to be published each year.

Africa/Middle East

Khaama Press contains news related to business and economy, politics, sports and industry in Afghanistan.

24*7 News covers business, banking and finance, Islamic banking, insurance, Islamic insurance, real estate, politics, petrochemicals, and more in the kingdom of Bahrain.

From Al Bawaba – 49 titles in Arabic language

akhbar-alkhaleej.com is the online version of Akhbar Al Khaleej, the leading Arabic daily newspaper in the Kingdom of Bahrain. The site is updated daily with the latest local and international news and is accessed throughout the Middle East by an average of 348,000 visitors per month, mainly coming from the countries of the Cooperation Council for the Arab States of the Gulf: United Arab Emirates, Oman, Bahrain, Qatar, Kuwait and Saudi Arabia. Based in Manama, Bahrain.

National Iraqi News Agency (NINA) was launched in 2005 by a group of Iraqi journalists whose interest was in creating an independent news agency characterized by credibility, truthfulness and objectivity in delivering news. NINA, is an example of how an independent media contributes to the free flow of the information thereby improving democratic and economic development in Iraq. Based in Baghdad, Iraq.

Al Rafidayn is a comprehensive daily Arabic language newspaper that strives to offer its readership a broad spectrum of views on Iraqi and surrounding Arab affairs. Based in Baghdad, Iraq.

Al Shabiba is a newspaper that covers local and international news, business, sports, culture and society. Based in Muscat, Oman.

An-Nahar is a daily Lebanese newspaper established in 1933. Based in Beirut, Lebanon.

Albawaba.com is one of the leading pan-Arab online news sources covering news, business, politics, entertainment, health & beauty, sports, satire and more. Based in Amman, Jordan.

ArabianBusiness.com is the Middle East’s premier business portal. The website has a team of over 100 journalists providing daily and dedicated coverage to the region. Based in Dubai, UAE.

Deutsche Welle is Germany’s international broadcaster-- online, on-screen and over the air. It provides a European perspective to audiences around the world and promotes intercultural dialogue. Based in Bonn, Germany.

ecPulse was created in order to reduce the uncertainties surrounding the global economies and financial markets. It aims to deliver fast and easy knowledge that will benefit everyone from market participants to car dealers, realtors, even farmers and merchants. Based in Amman, Jordan.

IRIN (Integrated Regional Information Networks) provides news and analysis about sub-Saharan Africa, the Middle East and parts of Asia for the humanitarian community. The networks target decision-makers in relief agencies, host and donor governments, human-rights organizations, humanitarian advocacy groups, academic institutions and the media. IRIN strives to ensure that affected communities can also access reliable information, so they can make informed decisions about their future. IRIN is part of the UN Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs, but its services are editorially independent. Based in Nairobi, Kenya.

Middle East Gamers is updated daily by a team of seasoned video game enthusiasts with over 50 games journalists contributing to the site over the past three years. Middle East Gamers was voted as the Best Games Media Website at GAMES 08, the largest gaming exhibition in the Middle East. Based in Abu Dhabi, UAE.

Sabq News offers the latest economic, political, sports and general news. The Sabq Group web portals attract millions of visitors per month. Based in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia.

tayyar.org is a general news source from Lebanon. Based in Jdeideh, Lebanon.

Aliqtisadi is a Syrian business biweekly magazine; it publishes the annual "Aliqtisadi 100" for Syria's top 100 businessmen, and "Biggest 50 Syrian Companies". Based in Damascus, Syria.

Sayidaty is a weekly Arabic language magazine, focusing primarily on Arabic social and family affairs. The weekly targets primarily families, with a focus on conscious housewives. Based in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia.

Agence Maghreb Arabe Presse (MAP) is the official government news agency of Morocco. Based in Rabat, Morocco.

Agency Tunis Afrique Press (TAP) is the official government news agency of Tunisia. Based in Tunis, Tunisia.

Alhindelyom.com is the website for Indo-Asian News Service (IANS), India's largest private news agency. In 1998, IANS broke new ground with the launch of an Arabic news service for the Arab world. It helps bridge the information gap in a region that hosts a large Indian and South Asian population. Based in New Delhi, India.

Aswat al-Iraq is an independent Iraqi news agency with contributions from a network of Iraqi correspondents spread throughout the country and from three independent Iraqi newspapers. Based in Erbil, Iraq.

Bahrain News Agency (BNA) is the official government news agency of Bahrain. Based in Manama, Bahrain.

Jamahiriya News Agency (JANA) is the official Libyan news agency with more than 300 journalists, 10 overseas offices in capital cities such as London, Paris, Rome, Valetta, Cairo, Tunis, Damascus and Rabat, and a number of correspondents in other parts of the world. Based in Tripoli, Libya.

Jordan News Agency (Petra) is the official government news agency of Jordan. Based in Amman, Jordan.

Kuwait News Agency (KUNA) is the official government news agency of Kuwait. Based in Safat, Kuwait.

National News Agency Lebanon (NNA) is the official government news agency of Lebanon. Based in Beirut, Lebanon.

Oman News Agency (ONA) is the official government news agency of Oman. Based in Ruwi, Oman.

Palestine News & Information Agency (WAFA) is the official news agency of Palestine. Based in Gaza, Palestine.

Saudi Press Agency (SPA) is the official government news agency of Saudi Arabia. Based in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia.

Sudan News Agency (SUNA) is the official government news agency of Sudan. Based in Khartoum, Sudan.

Syrian Arab News Agency (SANA) is the official government news agency of Syria. Based in Damascus, Syria.

Yemen News Agency (SABA) is the official government news agency of Yemen. Based in Sanaa, Yemen.

Al Ayam is a newspaper that covers national and international news, current affairs, politics, business, culture and sports. Based in Manama, Bahrain.

Al Gomhurriah is a newspaper that covers news, politics, business, sports, entertainment, culture and society. Based in Cairo, Egypt.

Al Ittihad, which means ‘united’, was launched in October 1969 when discussions to create the United Arab Emirates first began. Following the conversion to a daily in 1972, Al Ittihad introduced sports and lifestyle supplements and, in 1996 it became the first UAE newspaper to be made available online. Today Al Ittihad employs over 100 full time journalists and has a network of correspondents across the world as well as offices in major cities in the region. It is a respected leading daily in the UAE. Based in Abu Dhabi, UAE.

Al Koura Wal Mala'eb is a weekly sports newspaper based in Cairo, Egypt.

Al Messa is an evening newspaper containing political, social and sports features. Based in Cairo, Egypt.

Al-Arab covers Arab affairs, features, culture, business and entertainment. Based in London.

Aleqtisadiyah is a daily newspaper that provides news coverage as well as research, analysis and commentary on domestic, regional and international economic and business-related events. It complements its coverage of regional business and economic news with translated extracts from major international business publications, including the Financial Times, the Harvard Business Review, INSEAD, and Frankfurter. Aleqtisadiyah is currently the only specialized business and financial newspaper in the Kingdom. Based in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia.

Asharq Alawsat is a leading Pan-Arab newspaper that covers regional politics, social issues, economic and business news, as well as sports and entertainment. The paper targets Saudis and Arabs in the Kingdom and the Arab world, as well as Arab speakers in non-Arab speaking countries. Based in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia.

Aswaq News is a weekly economic and development newspaper and the first of its kind in the kingdom of Bahrain. The newspaper aims to establish first-hand contact with investors, decision makers, employees and workers as well as producers and end users, as they are considered key contributors to the development process. Based in Manama, Bahrain.

Asia Business News (ABN Newswire) was created to provide companies in Australia and the Asia region a press release pipeline to overseas stakeholders, and an electronic network for broadcasting important corporate information to local and foreign media. Today, ABN Newswire is the globally recognized press release distributor from the region, in simplified and traditional Chinese, Korean, Arabic, German and Japanese as well as English. Based in Sydney, Australia.

African Manager is an online business and financial news website, updated daily and focused on Africa and the Middle East. Based in Tunis, Tunisia.

Al-Alam News website reflects the policies of Al-Alam satellite television. With newsrooms in Tehran, Beirut and Baghdad, the channel's main objectives are speedy, accurate and on-time dissemination of news; reviving mutual understanding, cooperation and solidarity among Muslims on the basis of common cultural identity; creating an appropriate climate for dialogue for the sake of greater global cultural understanding; and providing information about the latest situation of Muslims around the world, particularly in the Middle East region. Based in Tehran, Iran.

Alrroya.com is designed to offer industry professionals and decision-makers reliable information and news. Coverage varies from financial and market data, to video and audio podcast, in-depth analysis and commentaries by experts in the economic and business world. Based in Abu Dhabi/Dubai, UAE.

Arab Financeoffers online trading and up-to-the-minute market news with a main focus on the Egyptian market. Arab Finance is a fully owned subsidiary of LINKdotNET, the leading internet provider and internet properties company in the region. Based in Cairo, Egypt.

Cashy is the first dedicated personal finance website in the Arab world! Its founder is Nima Abu-Wardeh, presenter of the BBC World News weekly financial program, Middle East Business Report. Based in Dubai, UAE.

MBC provides news from the highly popular MBC broadcast television channels in Saudi Arabia. Based in Dubai, UAE.

PlusNews is the global online HIV and AIDS news service of the United Nations Integrated Regional Information Networks (IRIN). It is the most comprehensive source of original reporting on the pandemic, providing a professionally produced, one-stop information service for cutting-edge news and analysis on HIV and AIDS. Based in Nairobi, Kenya.

Eye on Media is a-one-hour weekly radio program that hosts media people to discuss openly a current media issue in Jordan. It is posted on the Eye on Media website in audio format with a summary in text. Based in Amman, Jordan.

Parliament Monitor discusses the most important issues of the Jordanian parliament by tackling different views and hosting analysts and observers. Based in Amman, Jordan.

Changes/Takedowns

ProQuest Information and Learning Company no longer distributes the following sources which were removed from the LexisNexis service on August 20, 2011: