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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 4, 2011

Maradona arrives in Dubai
11:29 GMT
(press release)

DiegoMaradona was received by Marwan bin Bayat, Chairman of Al Wasl Football Company, when he arrived last night, Wednesday the 3rd of August at 11 pm.

Food prices typically spike during Ramadan, and the iftar feasts many put on to break the daily fast drive a deep hole in household budgets
10:20 GMT

Food prices, part of the economic hardships that catalysed the overthrow of the Egyptian and Tunisian leaders, are still climbing in many Arab countries, and protesters have shown little patience for conciliatory gestures by governments after decades of empty promises.

During the activity
08:55 GMT
(press release)

The ‘Our Summer is All About Arts & Culture’ initiative, organised by the Dubai Public Library, hosted over 7,000 participants including young children, teenagers, and adults.

Gc Sport Class XXL Blackout
07:26 GMT
(press release)

The Gc Sport Class XXL Blackout is now being brought to the United Arab Emirates by Ahmed Seddiqi & Sons.

August 3, 2011

Shellac Hot Chilis
13:14 GMT
(press release)

Even after a fancy manicure at a top notch nail spa, your nails can be brittle and crack with worn-out polish.

MEMAC Ogilvy & Mather team in Beirut
12:54 GMT
(press release)

Memac Ogilvy has taken the digital capabilities of its employees to new heights by organizing training seminars for its staff across the region.

Hamad Medical Corporation
09:58 GMT

An internationally renowned telemedicine expert at Hamad Medical Corporation (HMC) recently received worldwide recognition for his work in this field.

Ramadan Facial
09:05 GMT
(press release)

Silkor has announced an exciting Ramadan promotion based on increased demand for quality skincare treatments during the Holy Month.

Alan Macmillan, Transguard’s new Director of Security Services
08:59 GMT
(press release)

Dubai-based businesses support services company Transguard Group, an Emirates Group company, has appointed Alan Macmillan as its new director of security services.
08:22 GMT has today announced a partnership with the Dubai based Al Noor Training Centre for Children with Special Needs which will see; a dedicated department for Al Noor Centre.

08:07 GMT
(press release)

AudienceME has launched the first brand advertising platform to service the MENA region, bringing quality global publishing inventory together.

08:04 GMT

Silatech announced today that Dr. Tarik Yousef has been named Chief Executive Officer, and assumed the post in July 2011.

Mouawad Store at the Dubai Mall
07:29 GMT
(press release)

To celebrate Ramadan, and in the spirit of giving, Mouawad, the 120 year old jewellery house, is offering a special promotion to its customers across the Middle East region.

Dow Jones Indexes
07:20 GMT

Dow Jones Indexes announced the launch of the Dow Jones Islamic Market RBP U.S. 50 Index, a unique gauge designed to measure the largest 50 U.S. stocks.

August 2, 2011

Zahraa Taher, Managing Director of FinMark Communications
11:30 GMT
(press release)

FinMark announced that that the Tamkeen Business Quiz Show is set to commence on 3 August 2011 at the Cultural Hall auditorium in Manama.