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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.

July 31, 2011

Dr Paul Bain
13:18 GMT

Dr Paul Bain has recently been appointed Medical Director at Oakview Hospital.

Thierry Henry
13:06 GMT
(press release)

PUMA announced today a multi-year partnership agreement with international football legend and current MLS New York Red Bulls forward Thierry Henry.

 Running throughout the Holy Month of Ramadan, the campaign underlines the importance of providing girls with access to quality primary education
12:14 GMT
(press release)

Globally, an estimated 42 million girls do not go to school. Children of women who have completed primary school are 40% less likely to die before the age of five.

During the ceremony
11:21 GMT
(press release)

The 5th Annual Royal Auto Museum Children's Summer Camp concluded, with a ceremony for the camp's 40 participants, aged 12-16.

Khalid Al Ansari, Director of Peadiatric Emergency Centers
11:06 GMT

During the Holy Month of Ramadan, medical experts have called on parents to guide their children on fasting.

Alexandria City Centre
10:22 GMT
(press release)

Alexandria City Centre continues to make a difference this Ramadan, while remaining committed to helping the underprivileged across the region.

Mirdif City Centre
09:24 GMT
(press release)

Customers frequenting Mirdif City Centre will begin to feel the festive spirit as the mall starts its preparation for Ramadan 2011.

MEMAC Ogilvy & Mather Beirut
09:07 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.

Al Ramz Reception Area
09:01 GMT
(press release)

Al Ramz Securities, has announced that it will be moving its head office to the iconic Sky Tower in Shams Abu Dhabi located on Reem Island by the middle of Q4 2011.

July 28, 2011

Hamad Medical Corporation
12:16 GMT

Hamad General Hospital (HGH) has announced the opening hours for its morning and private evening Clinics for the Holy Month of Ramadan.

Participants at Sharjah Golf & Shooting Club Summer Camp 2011
12:15 GMT
(press release)

Sharjah Golf & Shooting Club, organized today an event to announce the closure of the 4th Summer Camp 2011, which was held at the Club premises.

Canadian Specialist Hospital
09:44 GMT
(press release)

Canadian Specialist Hospital is offering a special medical check up package for diabetic and hypertensive patients at its Deira branch during the holy month of Ramadan.

UPS 747
08:29 GMT
(press release)

UPS today announced adjusted diluted earnings per share of $1.05 for the second quarter of 2011, a 25% improvement over the $0.84 for the prior-year period.

Chris Shaw, Managing Director, BizXchange Middle East
07:21 GMT
(press release)

BizXchange, conducted over 700 exchanges with a combined value of more than AED 15 million, a year-on-year increase of more than 10%.

July 27, 2011

Carrefour in Ras Al Khaimah
13:30 GMT
(press release)

Carrefour opens its second hypermarket in Ras Al Khaimah, as the retailer expands its reach across the Emirates.