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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 23, 2014

As part of the agreement, Bright Food is committed to keep Tnuva center of operations in Israel including management, production and development.
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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
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GROHE announced the winners of its Dubai Design Series competition from the American University in Dubai (AUD) during a ceremony headed by Paul Flowers.

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

May 18, 2014

Xerox Corporate Golf Challenge
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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.
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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.
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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
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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.
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Sold 60,000 units in the UAE and also getting it right in Saudi Arabia

Sony DSLR-style Cyber-shot Camera
09:38 GMT
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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
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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.

The Winning Team from Jumeirah College
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Canon Middle East, a world leader in imaging solutions, supported the second edition of the ‘GEMS Student Voice’ short film competition as part of its long-standing partnership with GEMS Education in the UAE.

The saved itinerary can then be retrieved later on, changed and updated, or booked immediately.
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Etihad Holidays, a division of Etihad Airways, has launched a new website providing UAE guests with a one-stop-shop that enables them to search, create, and book tailor-made holidays at any time of the day.

Saudia has already privatized five units including catering, cargo, ground services and Saudia aerospace engineering industries.
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The Shoura Council directed on Monday the General Organization for Saudi Arabian Airlines (Saudia) to present a time-bound plan to Saudize the posts of pilots at the national flag carrier.