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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

September 14, 2014

Retail sales climbed 11.9 percent, lagging forecasts of 12.1 percent and slowing from 12.2 percent in July, the National Bureau of Statistics said.
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This marks the lowest reading since December 2008 when the economy was buffeted by the global financial crisis.

September 10, 2014

Toshiba 14-inch Satellite L40t
11:23 GMT
(press release)

Toshiba Gulf FZE launches today the 14-inch Satellite L40t, a mainstream laptop that features a sleek and compact design.

September 9, 2014

Samsung Gear S
08:46 GMT
(press release)

Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd. unveiled the Samsung Gear S, the next generation smart wearable device that expands the smartphone experience to the wrist.

September 8, 2014

Iran exported $5.2 billion of food and agricultural products and imported $13.2 billion of the products in the previous Iranian calendar year.
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Iran exported $237 million of pistachio in the first five months of the current Iranian calendar year

A Palestinian Agriculture Ministry official says the recent Israeli onslaught against the Gaza Strip has had grave impacts on the farming sector in the besieged coastal sliver.
04:55 GMT

“This figure includes $350 million of direct losses and $200 million of indirect ones.”

September 7, 2014

Turkey is the second-largest table olive producer and fourth largest in olive oil production globally. Turkey's share in worldwide olive oil production is 16.7 percent.
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Turkey has found itself in the midst of an unprecedented agricultural crisis as a result of periods of drought, frost and excessive rainfall this year.

Premium Multi-Door
10:27 GMT
(press release)

LG Electronics (LG) is introducing its newest lineup of energy efficient refrigerators at IFA 2014 in Berlin, Germany.

September 3, 2014

 Aptly named ‘Beat the Heat’ coinciding with the summer months – the campaign managed to attract 200 panel builders across UAE to participate in it.
11:45 GMT
(press release)

Schneider Electric, a global leader in energy management, organized a two month campaign in Dubai to showcase its range of low-voltage (LV) power products.

Currently, DEWA employs seven employees with special needs and provides the working atmosphere that suits them so that they feel they’re integral part of society.
04:55 GMT
(press release)

Dubai Electricity and Water Authority (DEWA) is committed to serving the community by sponsoring charities and charitable activities, and supporting the development, well-being, culture, and health of the society in line with its corporate social responsibility (CSR).

This release contains certain statements that may be deemed "forward-looking statements" within the meaning of Section 21E of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934.
04:55 GMT

UOP modular equipment to process 110 million standard cubic feet per day of natural gas

September 2, 2014

Samsung Olympic Partnership through 2020
08:46 GMT
(press release)

The International Olympic Committee and Samsung Electronics, the Worldwide Olympic Partner in the Wireless Communications Equipment category, announced it has signed an agreement to extend their partnership through to the 2020 Olympic Games.

September 1, 2014

Samsung During Biqalam Arabi
14:13 GMT
(press release)

Samsung Electronics Levant, a global leader in digital media and digital convergence technologies, Sponsored Amman Tech Tuesdays: Biqalam Arabi Edition.

The all-new Fusion offers an unprecedented portfolio of driver assistance and convenience technologies based on sensors, cameras and radar that enable the car to see and respond
05:55 GMT
(press release)

The all-new Ford Fusion added yet another proof point to its growing popularity in the Middle East as it clinched Saudi Auto’s 2014 Car of the Year Award, a further vote of confidence from motoring experts in the region.

August 31, 2014

Xerox Corporate Golf Challenge
07:38 GMT
(press release)

The 16th Xerox Corporate Golf Challenge (XCGC), has announced Dirab Golf & Country Club, Saudi Arabia will host the seventh qualifying round on Friday, September 5th.

August 26, 2014

Samsung Level Box mini wireless speaker
10:26 GMT
(press release)

Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd announced Samsung Level Box mini, the latest addition to Samsung’s Level series of premium audio products.