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Many Muslims are concerned that Ramadan's aim to draw worshipers away from indulging in the material world is being eroded.
July 27, 2014 - 20:32 GMT
Ramadan, Islam's holiest month, is a boon for retailers in the Middle East, South Asia and beyond. And while some Muslims welcome it as a positive sign, others see it as commercialization of a sacred time of year.

July 16, 2014

Peter Menadue, Dimension Data’s Group GM for Microsoft Solutions
12:33 GMT
(press release)

Dimension Data, the USD 6 billion global ICT services and solutions provider, announced an initiative to sell one million new seats of Microsoft Lync Enterprise Voice, delivered either on premises or in a private cloud by 2017.

July 15, 2014

Jon Fraser, octOpus’ Managing Director
07:29 GMT

The Summit International Awards honours octOpus Advertising with a Bronze at the 2014 Summit Creative Awards. The 20th annual creative competition was held in Oregon, US.

It is the second largest hospital in terms of bed capacity, with 164 beds.
04:55 GMT

Based in Tunis, Clinique Taoufik was one of the first private healthcare institutions established as part of efforts to modernise Tunisia’s healthcare system,

July 14, 2014

Biolab
09:22 GMT
(press release)

Biolab, the exclusive Biomnis dealer in the Kingdom, recently launched its 9th branch in Shmeisani, celebrating yet another milestone in its long-term expansion plan.

July 8, 2014

OSN
10:00 GMT
(press release)

OSN, the region’s leading pay-TV network, has revamped its website (osn.com) to provide visitors an enhanced experience and seamless access across multiple devices.

July 7, 2014

Jawad Squalli, regional vice president for Epicor in the Middle East, Africa and India
11:56 GMT
(press release)

Epicor Software Corporation announced that Alkhalij Enterprises, is to implement the Epicor enterprise resource planning (ERP) solution.

Dr. Mazen Bachir, Managing Director, Passavant Energy and Environment
09:47 GMT
(press release)

Passavant Energy & Environment has announced that it has signed two contracts for a combined value of AED 103 million for the construction and operation of two wastewater treatment plants in India.

July 6, 2014

During the event
09:56 GMT
(press release)

Dubai World Central (DWC) has partnered with major business organizations in the UAE in a bid to promote its rapidly expanding Business Park Free Zone to the country’s growing business community.

Biolab
09:45 GMT
(press release)

Biolab was honored by global provider of biotechnology solutions, Luminex, for making substantial strides in the field of molecular biology and immunology by introducing the Luminex 100/200 analysis system.

Raoul Tecala, Dimension Data’s Business Development Director for Networking
09:30 GMT
(press release)

Dimension Data reveals that while organisations continue to invest in pervasive wireless connectivity at the edge of their networks, they are also starting to invest in the access network infrastructure needed to support this wireless connectivity.

donation operation smile
06:36 GMT
(press release)

This Ramadan, Dubai Festival City Mall has pledged to support the ‘UAE Water Aid’ (UAE Suquia) campaign.

July 4, 2014

Political unrest in Egypt is not affecting work on the mall, confirms George Kostas, CEO of UAE-based retailer Majid Al Futtaim Properties.
02:14 GMT

Mall of Egypt, the 160,000-square metre mega-mall being developed by Majid Al Futtaim (MAF) Properties in Cairo, is proceeding on track despite unrest in the country, a senior official confirmed.

July 3, 2014

Ahmad Al Naser, Managing Director of Drake & Scull Engineering
09:34 GMT
(press release)

Drake & Scull International has announced the winning of AED 304 million deal for the electrical transmission line of the Uttarakhand Power Sector Investment Program-Project in Uttarakhand, India.

Toys “R” Us website
08:29 GMT
(press release)

Constantly working to enhance its customer’s retail experience, Toys “R” Us, the world’s favorite toys retailer, launched its e-commerce website enabling customers to shop within the comfort of their homes.

“The facility scope of work is similar to other facilities built in the past by the US Army Corps of Engineers in other Middle Eastern countries,” it added.
02:14 GMT

The US government has announced plans to build a new military hospital in Kuwait at a cost of $1.7 billion