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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.

October 8, 2014

Consumers within the enterprise are clamoring for devices that will help them work smarter and boost their productivity
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Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd., a global leader in digital media and digital convergence technologies, will showcase its new business offerings at GITEX Technology Week 2014 which runs from October 12th to October 16th.

Morocco’s marijuana farmers live in a strange limbo in which the brilliant green fields are largely left alone, while the growers face constant police harassment.
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Morocco is joining many other countries, as well as some U.S. states, in re-examining policies toward drugs and looking to some degree of legalization.

October 2, 2014

The Saudi government had requested the purchase of 202 Patriot Advanced Capability (PAC)-3 missiles -- the most sophisticated version of the Patriot anti-missile weapons.
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"The proposed sale will help replenish Saudi's current Patriot missiles which are becoming obsolete and difficult to sustain due to age and the limited availability of repair parts," the agency said.

09:32 GMT
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Canon, as an Official Partner of the IAAF Continental Cup, Marrakech 2014, has supported this athletics event through a range of activities organized by Canon Middle East office.

October 1, 2014

Samsung Gear VR
09:09 GMT
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Samsung Electronics introduced the next generation in wearable technology, the Samsung Gear VR Innovator Edition, enabling users to fully immerse themselves in a cinematic virtual reality environment.

Samsonite Python models
06:25 GMT
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Samsonite continues its journey into the prestige luggage market with the release of its Python Collection – a combination of the finest craftsmanship, innovation and textural sensuality usually only associated with the flamboyance of haute couture.

September 30, 2014

The vehicle models recalled include the Land Cruiser (79,972) followed by Camry (43,207), Lexus LX 570 (9,589), Avalon (7,382) and Sequoia (857).
13:51 GMT

The recall of as many as 141,007 Toyota and Lexus cars has been initiated in the sultanate to install Smart Stop Technology.

Vineeth Sebastian, Regional Sales Director-MEA at MMD and AOC
10:07 GMT
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MMD, the leading technology company and brand license partner for Philips Monitors and Signage solutions, has announced that it will showcase its latest innovations for work and play at GITEX Technology Week 2014.

Toshiba Satellite P50W
07:23 GMT
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Toshiba Gulf FZE showcases its latest innovations at the GITEX Shopper 2014 event and rolls out exciting promos for customers.

September 29, 2014

The key driver of Mohamed Yousuf Naghi Motors’ solid performance in the first half of the year was the recently launched Rolls-Royce Wraith.
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Mohammed Yousuf Naghi Motors confirmed a 51 percent surge in sales over the same six-month period in 2013

The UAE’s Ministry of Health has announced a price reduction for around 422 innovative and produced drugs, as part of its initiative to stem the surging cost of medicines in the country.
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In an effort to control the rising drug costs, authorities have been slashing medicine prices for the past three years

September 28, 2014

As per the deal, these companies will manufacture, supply and implement a feeder line project in the capital from the water tanks to three different locations within the city.
19:09 GMT

The Saudi government has awarded a contract worth more than SR1.4 billion ($373 million) to three local companies for a major water project in the capital Riyadh.

08:57 GMT
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PepsiCo-Jordan introduced during September 2014 its new energy drink, Sting, for the first time in the local market, following a nationwide advertising campaign launched under the slogan ‘Life Switched ON’.

Most of the retailers have gone out of supply as Apple fans queued for the midnight release of the iPhone 6 at major malls in the UAE overnight on Friday.
05:55 GMT

"Our units were completely sold out in 45 minutes and the next consignment will come in three to four days time,”

September 25, 2014

11:05 GMT
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Canon, a world leader in imaging solutions, will be the Sustainability Partner for the 15th edition of The Hotel Show.