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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 27, 2011

Smart Shopper campaign flyer
10:12 GMT
(press release)

ADFCA launched today the “Smart Shopper” Campaign. This initiative is line with ADFCA’s mandate to leverage food safety in the Emirate of Abu Dhabi.

Yasser Al Gergawi, Manager of Performing Arts at Dubai Culture
10:03 GMT
(press release)

Dubai Culture, the Emirate’s dedicated Authority for culture, arts, and heritage, concluded with empowering insights into the theatric scene of Dubai.

09:31 GMT
(press release)

Zawya announced today a new partnership with AllWorldNetwork, which aims to establish the largest information system and network of growth entrepreneurs in Emerging Markets.

Magic Planet will offer ‘Fun Hour’ for all visitors during Ramadan to make the most of each destination’s jam-packed collection of colorful attractions
09:07 GMT
(press release)

Magic Planet celebrates the art of giving and generosity of this time of year with different ways for families to enjoy all activities together.

Standard & Poor's
08:17 GMT

Standard & Poor's Ratings Services said that it removed its ratings on Bahrain-based Takaful International Co. BSC from CreditWatch.

Casadei new shop at Dubai Mall
07:27 GMT
(press release)

Casadei has recently opened a new concept store with new collection at The Dubai Mall’s Fashion Avenue.

Steve Madden’s Women's Fall 2011 collection
07:05 GMT
(press release)

Steve Madden’s Fall 2011 collection has something for every woman and her every style.

THE One team
06:52 GMT

On 25 July, 32 staff members from THE One Head Office and Jumeirah Theatre were joined by 22 home fashion fans in giving blood.

July 26, 2011 currently welcomes over 1.5 million unique visitors a month and has more than 70 million page views from across the MENA region
14:10 GMT
(press release) has announced plans to extend their offerings across mobile devices following rapid growth in both user traffic and content listings in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia.

MenaITech’s sponsorship of the Jordanian gold medalist demonstrates the company’s sense of social responsibility and engagement in supporting sports
14:04 GMT
(press release)

MenaITech announced sponsoring the participation of Jordan’s Paralympic champion for Men's Weight Lifting, Faisal Mustafa Hamash.

South African Captain Steven Pienaar
11:23 GMT
(press release)

PUMA announced it has entered into a long term endorsement agreement with Steven Pienaar, effective immediately.

Towers Watson
09:21 GMT
(press release)

Towers Watson has appointed Michael Murphy as a senior leader in its Risk Consulting and Software (RCS) business.

New Deborah 24 ORE Velvet Eye Shadow
09:07 GMT
(press release)

Adding even more colours to its eye segment, Deborah Milano, the leading cosmetic brand from Italy introduces a new family of eye shadows - 24ORE VELVET EYE SHADOW across all the Beautybay & Lifestyle stores.

Ramez Shehadi, Partner, Booz & Co.
08:59 GMT
(press release)

Gov­ernments in the MENA region must act on five core elements: identifying key focus areas, establishing innovation-friendly policies and regulations.

08:46 GMT
(press release)

Tarjameh announced a 23 percent increase in its businesses in the first half of 2011.