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Bahrain gave the lowest salary increase projection at 4.5 per cent followed by the UAE at 4.8 per cent, Qatar at 5.2 per cent and Kuwait at 5.3 per cent.
September 14, 2014 - 20:55 GMT
Saudi Arabia and Oman based companies gave the highest salary increase projection among GCC countries.

May 28, 2014

Samsung Top Mounted Freezer RT6000
08:37 GMT
(press release)

Samsung Electronics Co, a global home appliance innovator, announced the latest edition to its premium refrigerator series, the Top Mounted Freezer RT6000,

Canon workshop with Kenyan professional photographer Osborne Macharia
07:43 GMT
(press release)

Canon Middle East put the spotlight on wireless flash/studio photography, on-location lighting, direction and basic editing at the Light Freaks Workshop held with renowned Kenyan professional photographer, Osborne Macharia.

May 27, 2014

Toshiba KIRA
10:02 GMT
(press release)

Toshiba Gulf FZE launches today the KIRA, a 13.3-inch touchscreen Ultrabook that combines elegant design, meticulous craftsmanship and unparalleled performance.

May 26, 2014

The Jaguar F-TYPE Coupé launch in Saudi Arabia follows a 42 percent jump in Jaguar sales recorded for MYNM in the last fiscal year
23:12 GMT

Immediately recognizable, the vehicle was built on the design of the stunning C-X16 concept sports Coupé and the F-TYPE Convertible – winner of the 2013 World Car Design of the Year award.

The statement added that inspectors also discovered that the vessel’s piping arrangement had been modified in a prohibited manner so as to allow oil sludge to be pumped directly overboard.
22:19 GMT

“The defendant violated environmental laws that protect our marine environment from harmful pollution,” said US Attorney for the District of Delaware Charles M. Oberly III.

During the event
10:36 GMT
(press release)

Samsung Electronics celebrated the launches of household appliances that provide easy, everyday ways to conserve energy, reduce water usage, and create happier homes.

Canon ME supports 11th CSR Summit Dubai 2014
09:42 GMT
(press release)

Canon Middle East, a world leader in imaging solutions, supported the 11th CSR Summit in Dubai.

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.