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Transportation from port to the retailer/buyer, how are the boxes placed: dedicated trucks for halal? Mixed with non-halal product boxes?
November 18, 2014 - 20:02 GMT
The halal industry and the certification bodies seem to have missed the boat on cross contamination challenges for halal certified products

November 12, 2014

CEO of New Medical Center Group of Companies, B.R. Shetty, will invest millions in Saudi's new Jazan industrial city. (Shutterstock)
06:53 GMT

A top Indian billionaire will invest up to $266.5 million in Saudi Arabia's healthcare and pharmaceutical manufacturing sector.

November 11, 2014

Samsung Gear S
10:21 GMT
(press release)

HERE, a leader in navigation, mapping and location experiences, announced that it has partnered with Samsung to bring its maps and location platform services to Tizen-powered smart devices by Samsung, including the newly-announced Samsung Gear S.

Shell reached an agreement with the Ministry of Petroleum on shale gas pricing for which Shell will begin production trials soon.
04:55 GMT

“Shell Egypt will not work in deep water research and exploration after its experience in the Mediterranean, which cost us millions of dollars.”

It will hire more than 500 captains and first officers over the next three years as part of its large-scale global campaign.
01:21 GMT

“Etihad Airways will hire hundreds of pilots over the next three years to keep pace with the rapid expansion of our aircraft fleet."

November 10, 2014

Wadi Wurayah National Park
09:06 GMT
(press release)

Canon Middle East has renewed its gold corporate membership with Emirates Wildlife Society in association with WWF (EWS-WWF).

November 6, 2014

Rolls said its restructuring plan would result in incremental costs of about £120 million ($192 million, 154 million euros) over the next two years.
17:49 GMT

The British company said headcount reduction was necessary following the completion of development programmes.

Abu Dhabi, capital of the UAE, is keen to spend some of its oil wealth on space exploration
17:10 GMT

The Abu Dhabi fund, which owns a major stake in British commercial spaceflight company Virgin Galactic, will wait for results of the probe into last week's fatal crash.

French Foreign Minister Laurent Fabius had hailed the conclusion of the deal as a major boost to the Lebanese army's ability to tackle "terrorism".
16:26 GMT

The deal, first announced in December by former President Michel Sleiman, comes as the poorly equipped Lebanese Army battles jihadists.

08:16 GMT
(press release)

Jotun will showcase the value its advanced portfolio of protective coatings solutions can create for the local petroleum industry, at the 2014 Abu Dhabi International Petroleum Exhibition and Conference (ADIPEC).

November 5, 2014

November 4, 2014

Gold failed to find support from the physical markets in top consuming region Asia.
13:37 GMT

Gold and silver extended their losing streak to a fourth session on Monday to trade near their lowest in more than four years

Smart MultiXpress K4350 series
10:03 GMT
(press release)

Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd. announced ten new multi-function printer (MFP) models IFA 2014, in Berlin.

November 2, 2014

06:06 GMT
(press release)

LG Electronics (LG) unveiled its first mobile application processor (AP) featuring eight-core architecture and LTE-A Cat.6 network capability for high performance and low energy consumption.

October 31, 2014

This figure will represent around three per cent of the global preventive vaccine market by 2030,
11:49 GMT

Halal drugs are those that do not use any animal extracts, which are not Sharia compliant.

October 30, 2014

Yesterday, SodaStream said its third-quarter revenue fell 13 per cent to $125.9 million from $144.6 million a year earlier.
14:24 GMT

Sodastream, the Israeli maker of fizzy drink machines, will close its West Bank factory after coming under intense pressure from pro-Palestine groups.