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For those concerned about consumption and commercialization in Ramadan, the month of fasting threatens to be turned into the month of overeating and excessive prices.
July 4, 2014 - 15:15 GMT
With petrodollars in the Gulf, splashing cash at luxury hotels is not an issue for those who can afford it, but the true meaning of Ramadan is being lost in the process

March 27, 2014

Jamal Lootah, CEO, Imdaad
11:29 GMT
(press release)

Imdaad has announced the implementation of a social media campaign that is aimed at increasing awareness on the importance of celebrating this year’s edition of Earth Hour.

Akhtaboot and Security Forces Hospital
05:46 GMT

Akhtaboot - the career network is proud to announce the launch of Security Forces Hospital Program’s Career Connect solution, “Powered by Akhtaboot”.

March 26, 2014

Centrepoint has enjoyed significant success particularly in Saudi Arabia and Kuwait where the concept has evolved into a popular fashion destination for families
22:34 GMT

With 100 stores in its retail portfolio, Centrepoint has earmarked a further AED1 billion ($270 million) towards the launch of 75 stores in the next five years across existing territories as well as new markets including Iraq, Libya and other African countries

Shaikh Mohammed bin Essa Al Khalifa, Tamkeen’s Chairman and Acting Chief Executive
11:05 GMT
(press release)

As part of its efforts to enhance its services and to directly engage with the public, Tamkeen will hold its first Consultation Forum for this year.

During the event
09:40 GMT
(press release)

EastNets, a leading global provider of compliance and payments solutions and services for financial institutions and corporates, held recently a company meeting under the theme of “Alignment for Success”.

Akhtaboot & Dallah Hospital
05:51 GMT

Akhtaboot - the career network is proud to announce the launch of Dallah Hospital’s Career Connect solution, “Powered by Akhtaboot”.

Professor Lesley Bromley, Dr. Nicholas Scott and Mr. Atef Al Tawafsheh with the rest of the Pain Management Symposium organizing committee
05:47 GMT

Around 380 participants composed of anesthesia staff, nurses and allied health professionals attended the first Pain Management Symposium held by Hamad Medical Corporation and Specialists in Pain International Network.

Injazat Data Systems
05:40 GMT
(press release)

Microsoft Gulf has generously donated licenses expected to impact over 250 women and children for its various products to the EWA’A Shelters for Women and Children through Injazat Data Systems.

March 25, 2014

Overall, the Middle East’s online shopping is set for ‘exponential’ growth in the next three to five years, as more consumers embrace faceless transactions
22:58 GMT

Online sales in the Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC) countries are forecast to grow to $15 billion next year according to PayPal.

Orana’ southsea pearl collection from Damas
07:17 GMT
(press release)

Damas, the Middle East's leading jewellery and watch retailer, has announced the launch of the Orana collection, an in-house high-end pearl brand featuring Southsea pearls offset with diamonds.

March 24, 2014

11:21 GMT
(press release)

Biolab, the exclusive Biomnis dealer in the Kingdom, began its Mothers’ Day Celebrations earlier this month, offering a 50% discount on its “biomom” test package targeting all mothers in Jordan.

Guests looking at designs
05:48 GMT
(press release)

In celebration of Mother’s Day, Damas has announced the winners of a children’s jewellery design contest that was organised in association with KidZania.

March 23, 2014

DHL Express
09:58 GMT
(press release)

DHL Express Qatar recently hosted a special dinner at the Hilton Hotel, Doha in honor and recognition of employees who have rendered excellent performance.

Shaikh Mohammed bin Essa Al Khalifa, Tamkeen Chairman and Acting Chief Executive
09:04 GMT
(press release)

Tamkeen announces that the number of beneficiaries that the Professional Certifications Scheme targeted for the current stage of the programme has been reached.

Rasasi Insherah Gold
06:48 GMT

Rasasi Perfumes – one of the leading fragrance brands across the GCC region, has announced the launch of its Insherah Gold and Silver Eau De Parfum spray in 30ml sizes across all the Gulf countries.