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The market is expected to continue to grow fast driven by a large number of mall openings throughout the GCC region the coming five years.
The Middle East ranks in the top 10 list of global luxury markets, a report said, adding that regional consumption increased by 11 per cent in 2014,

October 11, 2011

Kids can also choose from a range of bicycles which are exclusive to the UAE including Razor, Tony Hawk and Harley Davidson and classic favourites such as Hot Wheels, Barbie, Disney princess and Disney Cars
08:42 GMT
(press release)

Toys “R” Us, the world’s favourite toy retailer, today announced 25% off its comprehensive collection of quality bicycles for boys, girls and adults.

Youtube Space Lab, the International Space Station with ATV-2 and Endeavour
07:13 GMT
(press release)

YouTube announced YouTube Space Lab, a worldwide initiative which extends to the Middle East that challenges 14-18 year-old students to design a science experiment that can be performed in space.

Rhoda Oghly, 28 year old Syrian-Canadian sketch artist
07:07 GMT
(press release)

The luxury Swiss Made watch brand Gc has announced the names of the four UAE residents who have been chosen as the quintessential representatives of Gc and its “Smart Luxury” signature.

Sharjah jewellery fair
07:01 GMT

A major fall in gold prices from the recent peak of US$ 1920 an ounce had residents and visitors turning out in good numbers at the just-concluded MidEast Watch and Jewellery Show at Expo Centre Sharjah.

October 10, 2011

The Dubai Culture and Arts Authority
13:55 GMT
(press release)

The Dubai Festival for Youth Theatre hosted a special session in honour of the ‘Personality of the Year,’ thespian Yahya Al-Hajj.

During the event
09:12 GMT

Dubai Duty Free, the world’s leading single airport retailer, has shown its support of UAE Rugby by recently being named the Official sponsor of Referees and Match Officials for UAE Rugby.

During the visit
08:52 GMT
(press release)

Nuqul Group and INJAZ hosted a group of their volunteers who will be conducting INJAZ sessions in the Group’s adopted schools in Al Koura.

Visa and its partner banks aim to provide the Jordanian community with a more efficient way to pay their utility bills
08:45 GMT
(press release)

Visa, recently launched its Utility Campaign in Jordan, offering cardholders the opportunity to use their debit and credit cards to pay their water and electricity bills.

Customs inspectors await all smugglers regardless of the twisted smuggling techniques they might use
06:55 GMT

Dubai Customs inspectors at Dubai Cargo Village seized five kilograms of opium narcotics which was cunningly hidden inside the contents of two baggage coming from an Asian country.

October 9, 2011

16:32 GMT
(press release)

Al Wasl Head Coach Diego Maradona reassures fans after yesterday’s defeat in the Etisalat Cup, saying that results will come.

Career Connect solution
13:33 GMT

Akhtaboot, the career network is proud to announce the launch of the Dar Al Dawa Development & Investment. Career Connect solution, “Powered by Akhtaboot”.

Avid readers lined up to grab their favourite titles at the charitable sale organized on a regular basis by Safe and Sound, one of the region’s largest, most extensive breast cancer awareness campaigns
11:54 GMT
(press release)

The ‘Pink Book Sale’ returned to BurJuman on Friday, October 7, turning the mall into a reading haven for book lovers and supporters as part of the annual Safe and Sound calendar of events.

Sumayyah Al Suwaidi, the first female Emirati digital artist
09:52 GMT

Funoon, the art & culture division of Dubai Ladies Club, hosted its sixth ‘Art Conversation’ session, which featured Sumayyah Al Suwaidi, the first female Digital Artist from the UAE.

Ilias Assimakopoulos, Chief Executive Officer of Agthia
09:24 GMT
(press release)

Agthia Group is to be recognized as one of the nominated Company of the Year- Food & Beverage companies in the world at the 8th Annual International Business Awards 2011.

Fashion for a cause underscores ‘World of Fashion’ with Mall of the Emirates’ Denim Day campaign, where used denim jeans are being collected for charity
09:03 GMT
(press release)

Mall of the Emirates will be the city’s fashion capital with a host of events from fashion and film to catwalk and charity, with an exclusive showcase of the region’s emerging designers of the future.