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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.

May 18, 2011

KSU Faculty of Food and Agriculture Sciences and Al Rabie shall provide training and development opportunities to students
10:41 GMT
(press release)

King Saud University has signed MOU with Al Rabie Saudi Foods that will provide training and career development opportunities to university students.

Mark Read, CEO of WPP Digital
08:41 GMT
(press release)

WPP and nPario announced today a strategic alliance that will enable the two companies to work together and continue to drive digital media and marketing innovation.

Emrill team at FM Expo
08:39 GMT

In line with its commitment to provide a premium customer service experience to its clients, Emrill aunched its new Online Customer Portal.

Sanjay Modi, Managing Director of
08:21 GMT
(press release)

The Monster Employment Index is a monthly gauge of online job demand in Middle East based on a real-time review of tens of thousands of employer job opportunities.

May 17, 2011 website
14:22 GMT
(press release)

The Culture and Information Minister honored for its efforts in sponsoring the second Arab Social Media Forum held recently in Riyadh.

Sudhir Kumar Shetty, COO, Global Operations, UAE Exchange
12:32 GMT

UAE Exchange opens new outlets that are strategically planned in Al Gharbia, the Western Region of Abu Dhabi.

Up to now, more that 215 microwave brands and models have been verified and registered in ESMA
12:28 GMT
(press release)

The UAE has begun implementing the law that regulates and controls all microwave ovens that are sold and distributed in the UAE to avoid any harm from radiation.

The aim of the event was to create strong bonds between children from different nationalities and backgrounds
11:28 GMT
(press release)

Dubai Airport Freezone organized a special fun day for children and families of employees working in the Freezone.

Shoppers can enjoy an authentic taste of Morocco at the Moroccan Café in the South Village
11:24 GMT
(press release)

Shoppers at BurJuman will be treated to a celebration of the colourful wares and flavors of the Maghreb as sections of the popular mall gets transformed into a Moroccan medina for 20 days.

All the six screens, which opened last year, are exceptional in terms of ergonomics, offering cushy recliner seats that assure a luxury cinema experience for visitors
10:41 GMT
(press release)

Reel Cinemas, has welcomed more than two million film-goers as of December 2010, and clinched close to 20 per cent market share in just over 18 months of operation.

During the workshop
10:33 GMT

The Department of Municipal Affairs (DMA) in cooperation with the Urban Planning Council (UPC) held two workshops on using the Public Realm Design Manual (PRDM).

SEHA offered 300 exciting training opportunities for Emirati students as part of its summer employment program
09:25 GMT
(press release)

Abu Dhabi Health Services Company "SEHA" took part in several different employment events organized by the universities and colleges in Abu Dhabi in April, 2011.

Giordano has over 190 stores in the region and at least 10 more stores are in the pipeline to open in the region before the end of the year
08:59 GMT
(press release)

Giordano is reinventing itself with plans to enter e-tailing as it continues to build its regional business assets by implementing strategic store expansion and refurbishment plans.

Olivier Crasson, General Manager of ASPCL and Harib Salim Al Ariani, Director General of the Ajman Land & Property Department
07:19 GMT
(press release)

The Ajman Sewerage Private Company and the Ajman Land & Property Department signed (MoU) to enhance cooperation between two leading organizations.

May 16, 2011

95% of the region’s journalists now using Facebook, Twitter and other social media networks
12:44 GMT

A major survey published today canvassed the opinions of 251 journalists working for Arabic and English-language print, broadcast and online media in 13 countries across MENA.