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Food imports account for around 90 percent of GCC food consumption while the demand for food is set to grow (File/AFP)
April 22, 2014 - 14:35 GMT
While food imports are high in GCC states, agriculture is low, creating a dependancy on foreign countries.

October 20, 2013

Samsung GALAXY Note 3
05:49 GMT
(press release)

Samsung Electronics announced at GITEX Technology Week the commercial availability of Samsung KNOX, a mobile security solution that will help businesses in the region address their mobility security concerns.

October 13, 2013

Thomas Schade, Vice President at MMD
10:27 GMT
(press release)

MMD with Philips has announced that it will participate at GITEX Technology Week, to be held from 20th October to 24th October, 2013.

Samsung UHD OLED
07:16 GMT
(press release)

Samsung Electronics showcased its Ultra High-Definition (UHD) OLED TV at IFA 2013.

Door-in-Door Fridge
07:05 GMT
(press release)

LG Electronics announced that it has sold over one million Door-in-Door refrigerators worldwide since its introduction in 2010, a significant achievement in the home appliance industry.

October 9, 2013

10:31 GMT
(press release)

DuPont is proud to be included in Thomson Reuters 2013 World’s Top 100 Most Innovative Organizations.

09:42 GMT
(press release)

Xerox released its annual Global Citizenship Report, which summarizes the company’s efforts toward a sustainable enterprise including the significant advances Xerox made in the areas of energy, water conservation and waste.

October 8, 2013

 "Many viewers seem to favor the free content of FTA channels rather than paying for TV content,” Al Atiyat added.
14:55 GMT

New research and analysis by the Arab Advisors Group has revealed that as of August 2013 the four satellite pay TV operators, broadcasting from the region, offered a combined total of 151 channels.

Even after the father-of-four's retirement, his Footwork Productions Company for sponsorship deals and football earnings had a 16.5 million-pound turnover in 2012, which has increased by 1.3 million pounds from 2011, the Daily Star reported.
10:20 GMT

According to the figures just lodged with Companies House, the 38-year-old former footie ace also paid himself a salary of 14.1 million-pound.

October 7, 2013

Contracts signed with six companies to dispose of the waste will help keep Makkah and the holy sites clean.
15:15 GMT

The ministry has alloted sites for garbage disposal and dumping, he said, attributing the accumulation of waste to lack of cooperation by some Haj and Tawafa establishments.

Ahmed Kamil Madhur Bhatnagar Sawat Satpathy
08:05 GMT
(press release)

Xerox is pleased to announce the winners of the eleventh and final round of the 2013 Xerox Corporate Golf Challenge.

Samsung Interchangeable-Lens Camera
08:00 GMT
(press release)

Samsung Gulf Electronics announced at GITEX Shopper the availability of the GALAXY NX, the first 3G Connected Compact System Camera (CSC).

October 6, 2013

Mr. Ahmad Almulla, Vice President I.T., and Mr. IBRAHIM AL HASHIMI, MANAGER, IT Production SYSTEMS & expansion projects, Dubal
10:26 GMT
(press release)

DUBAL, has been recognised internationally at this year’s CIO 100 Awards, which were presented during the 2013 CIO 100 Symposium.

October 3, 2013

The prayer rugs, however, are made by Saudi females trained at the academy thus the materials are supplied to their houses where  the weaving is implemented.
12:49 GMT

Toyota Japan will use prayer rugs to furnish some of Toyota 's models exported to some Gulf countries.

North American airlines saw demand rise 5.1 per cent over a year ago, the slowest growth for any region but still close to double the year-to-date increase of 2.7 per cent.
10:57 GMT

Middle East carriers recorded the world’s strongest year-on-year traffic growth at 15.1 per cent in August, far exceeding the global traffic growth of 6.8 per cent for the month.

October 1, 2013

Since the 2011 revolution which overthrew long-time autocrat Hosni Mubarak, the judicial system has issued at least 11 rulings annulling privatisation deals made during his tenure.
15:03 GMT

Explaining the rationale behind its ruling, the court said expanding the private sector's share in public sector companies was a "suspicious policy" that mingled politics with legal matters.