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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.

December 22, 2014

Saudi Arabia is the only GCC state to allow private investment in the petrochemical sector (File Archive/ AFP).
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Saudi Arabi plans to spend $91 billion to integrate refineries with petrochemcial units and expand plants over the next decade.

Qatar Airways CEO Akbar Al Baker poses near one of the two Airbus A350-900 aircrafts for his company on December 22, 2014 at the Airbus Group center in Toulouse, southern France (Eric Cabanis/ AFP).
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On-demand streaming has surpassed traditional TV viewing in the UAE, according to a new report by technology firm Ericsson.

With around one third of GDP coming from oil until the recent price collapse, the non-oil sector in the UAE is just not growing fast enough to prevent a recession in 2015 (File Archive/ AFP).
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The recent oil price collapse may bring on a recession for the UAE in 2015.

Shinichi Wakita, Managing Director Panasonic Marketing Middle East and Africa
09:54 GMT
(press release)

Panasonic Marketing Middle East and Africa (PMMAF), one of the largest security solutions providers in the region, will showcase its wide range of technologically advanced security products and solutions at the upcoming Intersec 2015.

Mohammed Mubarak Al-Shikely (right), GM Marketing, Oman Air and Jamal Al Azki (left), UK Country Manager of Oman Air holding the Skytrax award (Photo courtesy of World Airline Awards).
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Oman Air won the title of World´s Leading Airline for Economy Class in 2014 in a ceremony in Anguilla.

Rafiah Ibrahim, President of Ericsson in Region Middle East
08:08 GMT

Ericsson today releases its ConsumerLab TV & Media - UAE Report. The report reveals that on-demand streaming has surpassed traditional TV viewing in the UAE.

04:40 GMT
(press release)

Xerox has announced an agreement to sell its Information Technology Outsourcing (ITO) business to Atos for $1.05 billion prior to closing adjustments.

December 21, 2014

The long-awaited contract, announced late Friday by the US Department of Defense, includes spare parts and is due to be completed by April 30, 2019.
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US weapons maker Raytheon has won a contract valued at $2.4 billion to supply 10 Patriot missile defence systems to Qatar,

08:37 GMT
(press release)

GROHE Group S.à r.l. continues to grow. With sales up by around six percent, the Group generated sales of €1.138 billion in the first nine months of this year, compared with €1.075 billion in the same period of 2013.

December 18, 2014

During the event
12:37 GMT
(press release)

Samsung Electronics Levant inaugurated Samsung Academy and Ultrasound Medical Laboratory at University of Jordan, with the presence of Samsung Electronics Levant President Mr. Bumsuk Hong, and University of Jordan President Professor Ikhlaif Tarawneh.

December 17, 2014

During the event
08:18 GMT
(press release)

PepsiCo, one of the world’s largest food and beverage companies, demonstrated its commitment to the Middle East yesterday with the inauguration of its newest manufacturing facility.

ASELSAN, established by the Turkish Armed Forces Foundation at the end of 1975, is a Turkish corporation that produces tactical military radios and defense electronic systems for the Turkish army.
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Turkish military electronic defense systems corporation ASELSAN launched a production plant via a joint partnership between the Turkish firm and a Jordanian company.

December 16, 2014

During the training
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Samsung Electronics Levant, a global leader in digital media and digital convergence technologies, sponsored a one month photography training course introduced by Wasleh production company.

Panasonic’s latest trimmer ER-GP80
07:08 GMT
(press release)

Panasonic’s latest trimmer – the ER-GP80 to its current range of trimmers – the ER-1511, and ER-PA10 are set to give you a smoother and a precise shaving experience.

December 14, 2014

During the event
05:59 GMT
(press release)

In line with efforts to support various sporting and youth activities across the Kingdom, PepsiCo-Jordan sponsoredthe Ayla Red Sea Half Marathon.