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Meetings in MENA workplaces often have agendas distributed in advance, according to 80 per cent of respondents, and tend to start on scheduled time (according to 88 per cent).
September 30, 2014 - 04:55 GMT
According to 73 per cent, meetings within their company remain focused and on the right track.

May 26, 2014

Mine workers at Ata Bacası mine and Işıklar mine, both operated by Soma Holding, refused to work at mines after a deadly disaster occurred at the company's other mine where 301 workers died.
03:55 GMT

Soma Holding, the firm operating the coal mine in which 301 workers died in Turkey's worst-ever mining disaster has called mine workers at the company's other two mines to start work “if they feel well".

May 25, 2014

Samsung Note 10.1 2014 Edition
10:30 GMT
(press release)

Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd. announced that as of April 30, 2014 the Galaxy S5 and Note 10.1 2014 Edition became the latest KNOX-embedded devices to have received Common Criteria (CC) certification.

Sony Alpha 3500
09:47 GMT
(press release)

Sony Middle East and Africa FZE today announced the launch of the Alpha A3500, a 20.1 megapixel interchangeable lens digital camera to help photography novices shoot DSLR-quality pictures with ease.

May 23, 2014

As part of the agreement, Bright Food is committed to keep Tnuva center of operations in Israel including management, production and development.
00:06 GMT

The Chinese government company is buying control of the Israeli food conglomerate at a company value of NIS 8.6 billion ($2 billion).

May 22, 2014

During the event
11:13 GMT
(press release)

GROHE announced the winners of its Dubai Design Series competition from the American University in Dubai (AUD) during a ceremony headed by Paul Flowers.

10:16 GMT
(press release)

Samsung’s announced today the winners of its Launching People campaign in each of the four categories - Education, Fashion, Invention and Start–up.

May 20, 2014

Samsung Electronics
10:36 GMT
(press release)

Samsung Electronics today unveiled a Galaxy 11-themed interactive studio in Dubai, UAE.

Israel Chemicals, controlled by Israel Corp. recently bought a 30% stake in Canada's Allana Potash, which is preparing to mine potash deposit in the Dalol region in the Afar Regional State, in northeast Ethiopia.
03:55 GMT

Idan Ofer told allAfrica: We want to turn Ethiopia into Africa's potash hub.

May 18, 2014

Xerox Corporate Golf Challenge
10:51 GMT
(press release)

Yas Links Abu Dhabi has been announced as the venue for the fourth qualifying round of the Xerox Corporate Golf Challenge 2014.

There have been no reports of accidents or injuries as a result of the defect, the automaker said.
03:55 GMT

The recall is because the air bag assembly may come loose from its mounting on the steering wheel, according to documents filed with US auto safety regulators.

The project will have production capacity of 16 million tonnes a year.
03:55 GMT

Ma’aden has already secured a $4.2 billion loan package from commercial banks and export credit agencies to fund the construction at Waad al-Shamal, which loosely translates as Northern Promise.

May 15, 2014

Final cover art
08:32 GMT
(press release)

Pepsi today announced the Pepsi Beats of the Beautiful Game album, an exclusive collection of 11 anthemic songs and companion short films, or ‘filmtracks.

May 14, 2014

Nissan’s marketshare in the UAE is estimated at just over 16 per cent compared with 15.1 per cent a year earlier.
23:45 GMT

Sold 60,000 units in the UAE and also getting it right in Saudi Arabia

Sony DSLR-style Cyber-shot Camera
09:38 GMT
(press release)

Sony has introduced its new professional looking DSLR-style Cyber-shot camera, the DSC-HX400V, which packs an extraordinary punch with 50x Optical Zoom and on-board GPS and Wi-Fi without weighing you down.

May 13, 2014

The Samsung KNOX
08:35 GMT
(press release)

Samsung Electronics Co., announced the global availability of KNOX 2.0, the company’s end-to-end secure mobile platform designed to provide advanced data and privacy protection for enterprise users.