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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.

August 10, 2011

09:25 GMT
(press release)

twofour54 ibtikar announced new venture capital investment deals with two of the region’s leading Arabic online games companies, Tahadi Games and Jawaker.

Everyday Is A Holiday Film
09:13 GMT
(press release)

DIFF has extended its submission deadline for the fifth cycle of Dubai Film Connection, DIFF’s co-production market, until August 22, 2011.

Mouawad showroom at Rolls-Royce in Abu Dhabi
09:00 GMT
(press release)

Mouawad announced a new partnership which will see signature items from Mouawad’s haute joaillerie, watch and boutique collections and the new Lava collection.

Kamil Al Jawhari, Project Manager of Saudi PPSG at Riyadh Exhibitions Company
08:30 GMT
(press release)

Saudi Arabia, the largest economy in the GCC, is also the region’s leading packaging market.

Jamal Abdulla Lootah, CEO of Imdaad
08:25 GMT
(press release)

Imdaad has revealed that the lack of in-house competency in facilities management among public entities and private enterprises in the UAE is driving the rapid adoption of outsourced FM services in the country.

2011 Fall Model, Blue
07:39 GMT
(press release)

Play with colors this fall as Merle Norman Cosmetics presents its latest crop to complement the sweater-dressing trend this season.

August 9, 2011

GITEX Shopper 2011
09:48 GMT
(press release)

Power retailers and world class brands are planning the biggest ever sales extravaganza at GITEX Shopper 2011, as they look to tap the UAE’s estimated US $3.4 billion consumer electronics market1.

Tariq Al Gurg, Chief Executive Officer of Dubai Cares
09:28 GMT
(press release)

Dubai Cares has been announced as the winner of the International Stevie Award for Company of the Year in the Non-Profit or Government Organization category.

Pomegranates and Myrrh
09:25 GMT
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Pomegranates and Myrrh will return to the UAE for a special theatrical run in September, the Dubai International Film Festival said today.

Arif Amiri, CEO of Emaar Retail and Tariq Al Gurg, CEO of Dubai Cares
07:53 GMT
(press release)

Emaar Retail has partnered with UAE-based philanthropic organisation Dubai Cares, to support the recently launched ‘Girls’ Education Campaign 2011.’

Arab Advisors Group
07:39 GMT

A new Arab Advisors Group’s survey of cellular users in Jordan reveals insightful details on the smartphones adoption and usage patterns in Jordan.

August 8, 2011

MECW 2011 is an event that has been developed to provide a unique networking platform for leading professionals in the petrochemical and fertilizer industries
12:39 GMT
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Clarion Events Middle East FZ (The World Refining Association) is proud to announce the Middle East Chemical Week (MECW) Awards 2011.

Elements of Life, Silkor offer during Ramadan and Summer
12:21 GMT
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Silkor; Middle East and North Africa’s leading chain of laser hair removal and skincare centre; has revealed sizzling offers for Summer and Ramadan extending over July, August and September 2011.

12:10 GMT
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MasterCard Worldwide has elevated its cooperation with The Dubai Events and Promotions Establishment, by extending its sponsorship to include 3 of its main events this summer.

10:34 GMT
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Summer holidays are time when we all take stock of our job and think about whether we are happy or whether it’s time to move on.