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The report expects that if Qatar loses its hosting right of the World Cup, the infrastructure spending will lose execution focus and face potential delays.
July 18, 2014 - 00:18 GMT
The nominal effect of the World Cup cancellation is credit positive, as capital spending would be lower and more efficient, according to the bank.

July 24, 2014

Biqalam Arabi
05:25 GMT
(press release)

Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd., has launched a campaign to raise awareness of the beauty of the Arabic language and the ways in which technology can enable rather than hinder written Arabic communication.

July 23, 2014

These included a number of petrochemical projects and research initiatives for the exploration of mineral wealth.
03:38 GMT

Egypt has proposed three petrochemical projects to the UAE for a total investment of $540m, according to a senior official at the Ministry of Petroleum.

July 21, 2014

In the long-term, the project will see parks have playing equipment installed for children with special-needs.
21:28 GMT

Dubai Municipality has announced plans to make parks in the emirate more disabled-friendly by 2016.

The report states that the electricity tariff in Saudi Arabia is the lowest in the world because of governmental loans and support to electricity production companies through supporting fuel prices.
21:04 GMT

Saudis pay the cheapest electricity bills, according to one report, but seemingly not for long.

 Health experts in the region are calling for intensified measures to deal with the lack of environmental decontamination which can facilitate transmission of MERS-CoV.
15:53 GMT

Experts to discuss lack of environmental decontamination at Patient Safety Middle East Exhibition & Conferences in Dubai

July 20, 2014

Panasonic powerful ECO-MAX bagless vacuum
10:59 GMT
(press release)

Panasonic Marketing Middle East and Africa(PMMAF) has introduced the new MC-UL426 Eco-Max unique bagless upright vacuum cleaner that is designed to fight dirt and dust in an easy to use and more efficient way.

July 17, 2014

During the event
14:25 GMT
(press release)

Canon Middle East is supporting Dubai Cares “Build a Classroom: Change their Reality” activity at The Dubai Mall.

July 16, 2014

It is also the first time Qatar had acquired Patriot missiles, which other Gulf countries such as Kuwait, Saudi Arabia and the United Arab Emirates have purchased in the past.
15:25 GMT

"As you know our region is going through a lot of instability. What we bought are weapons to defend Qatar," he said.

During the event
12:36 GMT
(press release)

On the occasion of the holy month of Ramdan, Samsung Electronics Levant held an iftar banquet for media representatives and social media at intercontinental Jordan hotel.

Interbrand Best Global Green Brands
07:29 GMT
(press release)

Canon, world-leader in imaging solutions, has risen to 26th place on the latest Interbrand Best Global Green Brands list, up from 30th place in 2013.

July 15, 2014

During the event
13:25 GMT
(press release)

Jotun the No.1 paint company in Saudi Arabia has opened its first ever technical services site office in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia at King Abdulaziz International Airport (KAIA) Jeddah.

EOS 100D
12:57 GMT
(press release)

Canon Middle East introduces a new white edition of the world’s smallest and lightest APS-C DSLR¹, the EOS 100D, as well as a new white version of its EF-S 18-55mm f/3.5-5.6 IS STM zoom lens.

July 14, 2014

Panasonic washing machine
09:28 GMT
(press release)

Panasonic Marketing Middle East & Africa (PMMAF) has introduced a new generation washing machine with easy wide opening in 13 and 15 kilo capacity to cater to the needs of large families.

LG Smart+ TV apps
08:53 GMT
(press release)

LG Electronics (LG) unveiled its Software Development Kit (SDK) to help developers create new LG Smart+ TV apps with greater ease and efficiency.

Energy-rich Qatar has come under international pressure to clamp down on violations of the rights of migrant workers, specially those building World Cup infrastructure.
04:55 GMT

A report commissioned by the Qatar Foundation chaired by the ruling emir’s mother charged that the rights of migrants, mainly Asians, are flouted in their home countries from the moment they sign up for work.