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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.

June 28, 2011

Eymard Saldanha, Regional Head of Advertising in MENA, Memac Ogilvy
07:18 GMT
(press release)

Memac Ogilvy & Mather announced the promotion of Eymard Saldanha to the position of Regional Head of Advertising in the Middle East and North Africa.

June 27, 2011

Tim O'Shaughnessy, CEO and Co-Founder of LivingSocial
15:49 GMT
(press release)

LivingSocial, the online source for handpicked experiences at a great value, today announced it has acquired GoNabit, a daily deal pioneer with a presence in four Middle Eastern countries.

HMC Hospitality Staff who attended the workshop along with Trainer and British Council officials at Medical City Club Hotel
10:28 GMT

Twenty one women employees from HMC have completed the Springboard Women’s Self Development Programme.

Dow Jones Indexes
09:22 GMT

Dow Jones Indexes announced the launch of the Dow Jones Global Commodity Equity 100 Index, the flagship of a new index series.

June 26, 2011

Choose from 11 exquisite artsy glass sets this summer at Splash stores
13:52 GMT
(press release)

Reversible clothing is a popular fad in fashion and taking a cue from such clothing high-street major Splash is all set to woo its customers with an exclusive summer offer of ‘Flip n Sip’.

Participants in the Internship and Employment Awareness Workshop
12:12 GMT
(press release)

The Elia Nuqul Foundation held an internship and employment awareness workshop for its scholars and graduates at Nuqul Group’s premises.

Job interviews conducted by SEHA
12:03 GMT
(press release)

Abu Dhabi Health Services Company starts interviewing Emirati job seekers in order to recruit 600 UAE Nationals.

Danube's new showroom in Sharjah
10:12 GMT
(press release)

Danube Building Materials opened yesterday its newest Danube Building Materials Showroom in Sharjah, UAE.

Participants at DMA's workshop
10:06 GMT

Department of Municipal Affairs organized a workshop undertaken by the Business Support Division in the Municipal Affairs Support Sector at the DMA.

Ben 10 show at Mirdif City Centre
09:47 GMT
(press release)

As part of the Dubai Summer Surprises 2011 entertainment schedule at Mirdif City Centre, Ben 10 visits the Central Galleria stage with his live action show.

June 23, 2011

Mr. Wasef Jabsheh, Vice Chairman and CEO of IGI
15:29 GMT

IGI has announced that A.M. Best Europe – Rating Services Limited has affirmed the financial strength rating of A- (Excellent) and the issuer credit rating of “a-“ of IGI Bermuda.

Arab singer Naourhanne with Kholoud Osama Kurdi, one of the top 30 jewellery designers in the world
13:48 GMT
(press release)

Famous Arab singer Naourhanne has been appointed brand ambassador for Toujours Jewellery House exclusive new collection by Kholoud Osama Kurdi.

Rasasi's Sharjah Store
12:02 GMT
(press release)

Rasasi Perfumes participates at Dubai Summer Surprises and announces its “summer promotions” on a wide range of their Oriental, Occidental and Western fragrances.

Wasteland
10:42 GMT

Emirates Environmental Group hosted its 6th Community Lecture for the year in association with Documentary Voices.

A vast range of products across different areas of the home and office are at extraordinarily low prices as the countdown of the Sale Campaign approaches its closing dates
09:01 GMT
(press release)

With a few days remaining, IKEA Kuwait is urging its customers to take advantage of its ongoing summer sale campaign.