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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 7, 2011

Probir Mukherjee, Managing Director, Al-Futtaim Panatech speaking during the launch of ePlus shopping portal
07:23 GMT
(press release)

Al-Futtaim Panatech, exclusive distributors for Panasonic in the UAE were instrumental in the recent launch of the Japanese manufacturer’s online shopping portal.

CashU is the leading online payment gateway in the Middle East and North Africa
06:53 GMT

Now users of cashU -the leading online payment gateway in the Middle East and North Africa- can book their flight tickets online and pay using cashU.

July 6, 2011

Harry Potter and The Deathly Hallows, Part 2
14:12 GMT
(press release)

Muggles across the UAE will be treated to the gripping conclusion of the Harry Potter phenomenon as Harry Potter and The Deathly Hallows.

Cole Haan shop in Jeddah
13:38 GMT
(press release)

Cole Haan announces the opening of a new store in the Red Sea Mall in Saudi Arabia which reflects the heritage and modern aesthetic of Cole Haan.

A total of 3.5 million man hours have so far been spent since work started on site and over 60,000 cubic meter of concrete has been poured on one of the largest construction projects still being developed in the UAE
12:42 GMT
(press release)

Construction of Dubai Pearl is continuing, and the groundwork, foundations, basements and lower grounds floors of the four towers is now complete.

Al Wasl Sports Club
12:18 GMT
(press release)

Al Wasl Football Company has appointed Ammar Awad, a Syrian Canadian, as Sporting Director.

Hamad Medical Corporation
12:10 GMT

HMC has implemented a multi-site Radiology Information Systems and Picture Archiving and Communications System from GE Healthcare across its seven hospitals.

Barney in action at Moda Mall
10:28 GMT
(press release)

MODA Mall launched its fun-filled festival “A Summer unlike any other” in collaboration with the Ministry of Culture (MoC).

Toys "R" Us new shop opening in Deira City Centre
10:18 GMT
(press release)

Toys “R” Us, the world’s favourite toy retailer, today opened its new store at the popular Deira City Centre shopping mall.

Citizens of the UAE are reported to spend more than two billion dollar annually on getting medical services abroad
08:31 GMT
(press release)

Korean Ministry of Health and Welfare announced that groups of working-level representatives from the Ministry of Health UAE and Health Authority-Abu Dhabi visited South Korea.

Slouchy’Z Boutique at Dubai Ladies Club
08:14 GMT

Dubai Ladies Club, a member of Dubai Women Establishment, recently welcomed Slouchy’Z Boutique, which opened in the Art Centre earlier this month.

Bawadi Mall
07:31 GMT
(press release)

Bawadi Mall, the biggest mall in Al Ain, will host three international circus shows this summer from July 5 to 27.

Delta Partners
06:47 GMT
(press release)

Delta Partners is pleased to announce that Dr. Boris Nemsic has joined its Executive Partners Group (EPG) for its Investments business.

July 5, 2011

Water treatment plant
11:28 GMT
(press release)

Water scarcity will be a key issue at the inaugural Green Middle East 2011 show, which is being held from 17-19 October 2011.

Mohammed Al Hushki’s Jordanian film "Transit Cities"
10:51 GMT
(press release)

The Dubai International Film Festival will present a selection of award-winning Emirati and Arab films in London this month, as part of Shubbak.