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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

February 18, 2014

10:54 GMT

PwC predicts that the rankings of the Middle East’s insurers could be reshuffled over the coming years, with strategic M&A presenting opportunities for the Middle East’s leading insurers to achieve a step-change in their share of the market.

Rasasi Perfumes
10:47 GMT

Kuwait is one of the fastest growing perfume markets in the region, driven by high disposable incomes, a young population and a growing lifestyle trend.

During the event
10:40 GMT
(press release)

Tamkeen, in partnership with the General Organisation for Youth and Sport and the Japanese Embassy, held an orientation session on Sunday the 16th of Feb with 26 Japanese Students.

Dr. Mohammed Al Ateeq Al Dosari, Chairman of the Organizing Committee and Director of the Bone & Joint Institute, HMC
10:30 GMT

A first-of-its-kind instructional course on spinal disorders is being organized by Hamad Medical Corporation’s (HMC) Bone & Joint Institute and The Orthopedic Surgery Department.

Mr. Rizwanulla Khan, Executive President, Dubai Investments
09:23 GMT

Dubai Investments has announced the appointment of Mr. Rizwanulla Khan as the Executive President for its glass subsidiaries, Emirates Glass, Lumiglass and Saudi American Glass.

09:02 GMT
(press release)

Biolab recently introduced a state-of-the-art BlueDiver Microarray – Quantrix Technology designed to test for and diagnose an extensive array of rheumatic and autoimmune diseases.

The project will create a lot of jobs, which is fantastic for Bahrain in general
08:55 GMT

A three-storey shopping mall opening soon in Juffair will create up to 300 new jobs.

During the event
06:51 GMT
(press release)

OSN will support the American University of Sharjah’s Sharakah Sports Festival, as part of its ‘Live More’ Corporate Social Responsibility initiative, to encourage families to adopt more active lifestyles.

February 16, 2014

During the event
12:58 GMT
(press release)

Tamkeen held an orientation session at Majlis Al Amer in Central Governorate to introduce participants to Tamkeen’s individual and enterprise support programmes and how the participants can benefit from them.

February 13, 2014

David Ross, senior vice-president of FedEx Express Middle East, Indian Subcontinent & Africa operations
09:00 GMT
(press release)

FedEx Express, a subsidiary of FedEx Corp, announced today that it has been officially recognized as one of the Top 10 companies to work for in the UAE, for the fourth consecutive year.

Khaldoun Tabari, CEO of DSI
08:10 GMT
(press release)

Drake & Scull International reported today the preliminary financial results for fiscal 2013 ended December 31st.

Injazat Data Systems
07:04 GMT
(press release)

Injazat Data Systems has announced that it has been granted ‘Diamond’ level status –the highest membership level – within The Oracle PartnerNetwork (OPN) Specialized program.

Hamad Medical Corporation
06:12 GMT

The Neurology Department at Hamad Medical Corporation (HMC), Qatar’s principal provider of highly specialized and complex care, is hosting the Ninth Qatar Neurology Symposium.

February 12, 2014

During the signing
05:43 GMT

The Al Habtoor Group has appointed Asteco as the sole leasing agent for ‘Al Habtoor City’ three residential towers.

February 11, 2014

Intense cold conditions in Tabuk and Northern Border areas and rains in Baha, Taif and Madinah, which are the main vegetable-producing areas, have triggered the price hike.
15:21 GMT

The price of okra has surged 150 percent in the retail market in the past couple of days with prices of other vegetables also going up considerably.