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Security alerts due to rocket attacks and frequent air raid sirens have disrupted business activity and caused a drop in industrial output and consumer spending.
July 31, 2014 - 15:42 GMT
The Bank of Israel cut its benchmark interest rate to 0.5 percent Monday from 0.75 percent, partly to offset economic damage from the conflict.

February 6, 2012

During the workshop
09:44 GMT

The Dubai Chamber of Commerce and Industry’s Legal Services Department organised a workshop, “Growing and Protecting Family Businesses” at Dubai Chamber premises on Monday.

February 5, 2012

Abu Dhabi Airports Company
11:43 GMT
(press release)

To commemorate its 30th anniversary, Abu Dhabi International Airport launched today, in collaboration with Etihad Airways, an online auction for 60 tickets to 30 destinations on its website.

DQA assessors
09:44 GMT

The Business Excellence Department at the Department of Economic Development conducted a series of comprehensive training sessions for senior and new assessors of the Dubai Quality Award and Dubai Human Development Award 2011 cycle.

Department of Municipal Affairs
07:32 GMT

The Department of Municipal Affairs held an open meeting in the Municipal Theatre at Abu Dhabi City Municipality between His Excellency Majid Ali Al Mansouri and the staff of Abu Dhabi City Municipality and DMA.

Dubai International Boat Show.
06:24 GMT
(press release)

More than 100 new companies from over 24 countries will be exhibiting at the 20th anniversary of the Dubai International Boat Show.

HE Sheikh Sultan Bin Tahnoon Al Nahyan, Chairman of ADNEC, receiving the ISO certificate
05:51 GMT
(press release)

ADNEC has achieved the prestigious ISO 9001:2008 certification further endorsing its status as a leading exhibition, conference and event venue in the Middle East region.

February 2, 2012

During the event
10:45 GMT

Dubai Chamber of Commerce and Industry in partnership with National Association of Freight and Logistics hosted an open forum for Dubai’s freight and logistics community at its headquarters in Dubai.

Ahmad Bin Humaidan, Director-General of Dubai eGovernment
09:25 GMT
(press release)

During the next nine years and up to the year 2021 Dubai eGovernment will launch a range of initiatives and projects in all areas to achieve its goal.

Mohammed Al Muallem, Senior Vice President and Managing Director, DP World
05:59 GMT
(press release)

DP World’s experience shows that the emerging and developing markets offer new frontiers for growth for the industry as a whole.

February 1, 2012

During the session
12:38 GMT

The Department of Municipal Affairs in Abu Dhabi, hosted last Thursday at its Abu Dhabi headquarters, the first session of the “T6 Leadership Development Program”.

During the meeting
10:44 GMT

Dubai Chamber of Commerce and Industry held a special roundtable meeting to discuss challenges impacting the pharmaceutical and healthcare sector at its head office recently.

Hassan Al Majed, DG of GOP addressing the audience at Regional Executive Seminar
10:12 GMT
(press release)

GOP held a two-day regional executive seminar entitled “Safety of Navigation and the Obligations of a Competent Authority with respect to Aids to Navigation.”

Midfield Terminal Building
08:12 GMT
(press release)

Abu Dhabi Airports Company announced today that it has received approval from the Executive Council for the construction of the new Midfield Terminal Complex at Abu Dhabi International Airport.

Philippe Ghanem, Managing Director - ADS Securities
06:47 GMT

ADS Securities, has reported increased demand for gold at the start of the year following the US Federal Reserve decision to keep borrowing cost low for three more years.

January 31, 2012

DP World
06:13 GMT
(press release)

Global marine terminal operator DP World announced another record year for container handling, with over 54.7 million TEU handled across its global portfolio in 2011.