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For a wealthy nation like the UAE, which sees Sisi’s Egypt as a bulwark against Islamists, the political value of the project outweighs the economic risks.
December 7, 2014 - 04:55 GMT
Experts say that growing wheat in the desert makes no economic sense given the logistical and environmental challenges.

December 17, 2014

During the event
08:18 GMT
(press release)

PepsiCo, one of the world’s largest food and beverage companies, demonstrated its commitment to the Middle East yesterday with the inauguration of its newest manufacturing facility.

ASELSAN, established by the Turkish Armed Forces Foundation at the end of 1975, is a Turkish corporation that produces tactical military radios and defense electronic systems for the Turkish army.
04:55 GMT

Turkish military electronic defense systems corporation ASELSAN launched a production plant via a joint partnership between the Turkish firm and a Jordanian company.

December 16, 2014

During the training
11:52 GMT

Samsung Electronics Levant, a global leader in digital media and digital convergence technologies, sponsored a one month photography training course introduced by Wasleh production company.

Panasonic’s latest trimmer ER-GP80
07:08 GMT
(press release)

Panasonic’s latest trimmer – the ER-GP80 to its current range of trimmers – the ER-1511, and ER-PA10 are set to give you a smoother and a precise shaving experience.

December 14, 2014

During the event
05:59 GMT
(press release)

In line with efforts to support various sporting and youth activities across the Kingdom, PepsiCo-Jordan sponsoredthe Ayla Red Sea Half Marathon.

December 11, 2014

Saudi Arabia will stop buying domestically-grown wheat in two years' time and rely completely on imports of the grain
16:56 GMT

By investing tens of billions of dollars, the desert nation's output grew through the 1980s until it ironically became one of the world's largest wheat exporters.

08:58 GMT
(press release)

Samsonite International S.A. announced that it has acquired Speck Products for USD 85 Million in cash, financed by Samsonite’s internal resources as well as its revolving credit facility.

During the event
08:02 GMT
(press release)

Canon Middle East held its 2014 Partner Conference in Dubai under the theme “One” which highlighted the importance of open communication, new possibilities and extending horizons through enhancing Canon Services.

December 10, 2014

Qatar doesn’t produce enough chicken meat to feed its population, with imports set to rise 11 per cent next year.
04:55 GMT

A chicken farm backed by Qatari investors will have capacity to produce 45 million kgs of chicken meat by 2018.

December 9, 2014

According to the Egyptian Government, the upcoming phase will witness noticeable activity in investments in the transport and logistics sector.
14:49 GMT

A trade mission of 50 major Italian companies in the energy and logistics sector will hold investment talks during a visit to Cairo in February.

During the event
09:09 GMT
(press release)

Jotun, the leading regional paint manufacturer, has announced today the opening of its 2000th Multicolor Centre in the Middle East, India and Africa market.

07:43 GMT

ASUS Middle East today announced X99-WS/IPMI, an Intel X99 Express chipset-based ATX (12-inch x 10-inch) workstation motherboard.

Xerox Corporate Golf Challenge
07:30 GMT
(press release)

The Xerox Corporate Golf Challenge will host its 2014 series grand final at Ras Al Khaimah on Thursday and Friday, December 11th and 12th, 2014.

The increasingly important region is renowned for its discerning customers, who appreciate the unique combination of luxury and performance offered by Bentley.
04:55 GMT

The announcement highlights the importance of the Middle East to the brand’s continuous success,

December 8, 2014

Located in the incubator building at Masdar City, the centre is a reconfigurable, multi-purpose facility and will not be restricted to providing only security solutions.
05:55 GMT

Earlier this year, reports indicated that Lockheed Martin also held talks with the UAE government for a military deal worth $270 million.