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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 3, 2014

“The facility scope of work is similar to other facilities built in the past by the US Army Corps of Engineers in other Middle Eastern countries,” it added.
02:14 GMT

The US government has announced plans to build a new military hospital in Kuwait at a cost of $1.7 billion

July 1, 2014

FedEx Express SenseAware
10:03 GMT
(press release)

FedEx Express, a subsidiary of FedEx Corp. and the world’s largest express transportation company, has announced the launch of its award-winning service, SenseAware, in the United Arab Emirates.

Hazem Mulhim, CEO, EastNets
07:19 GMT
(press release)

EastNets announced that it has been awarded the 2014 SWIFT Certified Application Alliance Screening Add-on Label for its list screening solution.

June 30, 2014

Biolab
09:08 GMT
(press release)

Biolab was honored by the Jordan Standards and Metrology Organization for the range of high quality medical testing and diagnostic services it provides to individuals, physicians, hospitals and other laboratories.

The regulations will be issued before the end of the year and a six-month grace period for its implementation will be put in place.
04:55 GMT

A high commission set up to develop the regulations ensuring retailers close at 9 p.m. has completed its task.

June 29, 2014

OSN offers ID in dual language
09:35 GMT
(press release)

OSN, the region’s leading pay-TV network, now offers a portfolio of over 40 Arabic subtitled international channels.

Sharjah Museums Department
08:14 GMT
(press release)

Sharjah Museums Department (SMD) is proud to be staging an innovative mobile exhibition at the Sharjah Ramadan Festival 2014.

Omar Elsahy, General Manager at Souq.com Egypt
06:49 GMT

Souq.com Egypt announced its plans to help establish a new crop of e-commerce startups, which will be set to join the country’s burgeoning e-commerce industry within the next three months.

June 26, 2014

During the event
11:46 GMT
(press release)

The Dubai Culture & Arts Authority (Dubai Culture), the Emirate’s dedicated Authority for culture, arts, and heritage, has marked the official launch of the ‘Soul of Dubai Guide’.

During the event
10:54 GMT

Dubai Investments, the leading investment company listed on the Dubai Financial Market, has announced the divestment of 66% equity stake in its pharmaceutical subsidiary Globalpharma.

June 25, 2014

Beecell
07:18 GMT

Beecell has supported a group of students in Jordan to develop mobile applications as part of Microsoft’s initiative “Technology Rocks”.

June 24, 2014

Clients who require Professional Print services will find innovative and clear-cut solutions for their highly sensitive and precise printing needs
17:36 GMT

Canon Middle East, a leader in imaging solutions, has expanded its partnership with MFI International Group for the distribution of Canon products, after sales services and MPS solutions in East Africa.

Visitors can revel in a warm, welcoming and truly celebratory ambience with hues of purple enveloping the tent, which opens to unmatched views of Burj Khalifa, the world’s tallest building
13:37 GMT
(press release)

‘Downtown’ will offer an array of authentic Arabic dishes and shisha flavours served in a relaxing environment set to the backdrop of traditional music.

During the event
05:44 GMT
(press release)

Imdaad, a leading provider of integrated facilities management (FM) solutions in the GCC, recently implemented its Be’ati School Program.

June 23, 2014

Iconic store
08:08 GMT
(press release)

The much awaited festive season is round the corner and it’s time to dazzle in your finest. Iconic’s Eid collection is your perfect bet to add that glamour to the celebrations with your loved ones.