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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.

March 9, 2014

Sharjah Museums Department stand at GESS Exhibition
09:17 GMT
(press release)

The Sharjah Museums’ Department (SMD) participated in the seventh edition of Gulf Educational Supplies & Solutions Exhibition (GESS 2014) and Global Education Forum (GEF 2014).

Qatar leads the Luxury Opportunity Index that highlights the top 10 locations around the world with the greatest potential for luxury growth (Shutterstock)
07:52 GMT

A new report released this week projects that the world's wealthiest will spend more on luxurious goods in 2014, representing key investment opportunities for Qatar, UAE and Saudi Arabia who top the "Luxury Opportunity Index."

HMC
06:59 GMT

The Occupational Health & Safety Department at Hamad Medical Corporation, in collaboration with Qatar University, will be hosting the 3rd World Nuclear University School on Radiation Technologies (WNU-RT).

Desert Stanzas
06:32 GMT
(press release)

The Dubai Culture & Arts Authority (Dubai Culture) has commissioned the first Emirati artist, Shadi Almatroushy, to create a special work of art for the second edition of ‘Desert Stanzas.’

March 6, 2014

Ziyad Bin Mahfouz, CEO, Elaf Group
10:50 GMT
(press release)

The city of Makkah Al Mukarramah has expressed confidence in continuing to enjoy steady business growth, further bolstered with the thriving presence of convenient room occupancy rates.

 The company was acknowledged for exceeding expectations in terms of high product quality and unrivaled packaging and delivery services.
08:55 GMT

Amazon’s customer feedback feature is considered of high importance for Arabian Oud as it plays a major role in attracting new customers

March 5, 2014

During the event
12:29 GMT

Khalaf Ahmad Al Haboor, Chairman of the Al Habtoor Group hosted a lunch for senior executives of First Gulf Bank (FGB), including the CEO André Al Sayegh, at his Magilis on Al Wasl Road.

As team sponsor, the OSN Logo will appear on all match and training gear of the UAE Men’s National Cricket Team
10:35 GMT
(press release)

OSN has inked a milestone deal with the Emirates Cricket Board, making the region’s leading pay-TV broadcaster the first corporate sponsor of the UAE National Cricket Teams.

Dr. Mazen Bachir, Managing Director, Passavant-Roediger
09:55 GMT
(press release)

Passavant-Roediger, a wholly owned German subsidiary of DSI, announced that it has been awarded two major contracts for a combined value of AED 50 million for water and wastewater treatment plants in India.

Roxanne Wood, the first employee to join Themis under the new initiative, being employed as a Trainee Recruitment Consultant
09:09 GMT
(press release)

Transguard Themis Recruitment, has launched an internal and an external graduate trainee programme to help tackle some of the major hiring issues faced by university graduates.

Emaar Retail to operate Reel Cinemas at The Beach
06:50 GMT
(press release)

Reel Cinemas, the world-class cinema experience brought by Emaar Retail LLC, a subsidiary of Emaar Properties, is expanding its footprint in the UAE through a strategic tie-up with Meraas Holding.

March 4, 2014

Tamkeen
11:18 GMT
(press release)

Tamkeen published the 11th issue of the “Discover Life After School” magazine.

March 3, 2014

Oprah Winfrey
08:27 GMT
(press release)

OSN has once again reinforced its position as the only destination for world-class high definition programming, with the launch of Discovery Networks International’s (DNI) TLC HD.

March 2, 2014

Akhtaboot and STS
09:36 GMT

Akhtaboot is proud to announce the launch of STS’ Career Connect solution, “Powered by Akhtaboot”.

During the aluminium can collection
06:50 GMT

Continuing to save energy and space in our landfills, EEG has kicked off its 17th Cycle of the nation-wide Can Collection Day with 5,520 kg of aluminium cans collected on the 27th of February 2014!