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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.

November 29, 2012

Toys “R” Us
05:55 GMT
(press release)

Toys “R” Us, the world’s favourite toy and juvenile products retailer, today announced the launch of its Festive Offer across all its stores in the UAE.

During signing the agreement
04:47 GMT
(press release)

Tamkeen signed an agreement with Newton Legal Group to train 10 new Bahraini law graduates.

November 28, 2012

Injured Libyan fighters were treated in Jordanian hospitals, but Amman says it has yet to receive all the money it is owed
12:02 GMT

Jordanian hospitals are feeling the strain due to the delay in the Libyan government’s payment of patients’ outstanding bills, which exceed JD120 million, a senior official said on Tuesday.

During the event
11:43 GMT
(press release)

LoYAC Jordan recently held the “Internship Programs, Win-Win Opportunity” workshop for HR managers of LoYAC’s hosting companies to discuss best practices for “Darb”.

SEHA Research Conference logo
08:40 GMT
(press release)

Abu Dhabi Health Services will be hosting its fourth annual research conference entitled Medical Informatics Research in Abu Dhabi on Monday 10th and Tuesday 11th December 2012.

Anand Choudha, Managing Director, Spectrami
08:12 GMT
(press release)

Dubai based leading value added distributors in Middle East, Spectrami today announced its participation in the Middle East edition of the world’s leading security conference, Black Hat.

November 27, 2012

Shops are closing early over fears of violence in Tahrir Square as protesters gear up for a "million man" march
12:48 GMT

Banks, currency exchange outlets, gold shops and most commercial venues on the outskirts of Cairo's Tahrir Square closed their doors on Tuesday in anticipation of the scheduled million-man march against the President Morsi's controversial decree.

Lalaloopsy Interactive Doll Exclusive AED 399
08:34 GMT

Parents can now breathe a sigh of relief! Holiday shopping for their loved ones will be much easier as Toys “R” Us.

Amin Khayyal, General Manager, DuPont United Arab Emirates
08:08 GMT
(press release)

DuPont, one of the leading science-powered companies, is attending the 7th Annual Gulf Petrochemicals and Chemicals Association (GPCA) Forum taking place in Dubai.

Khaldoun Tabari, CEO of Drake & Scull International
07:47 GMT
(press release)

Drake & Scull has signed two MEP contracts for a AED 55 million hotel apartment project and a AED 40 million district cooling project in Qatar in addition to a AED 54 million residential tower project in India.

Elaf Group - Yemenia airways logo
07:41 GMT
(press release)

Following the official launch of Yemenia Airways’ weekly flights to Al Madina Al Monawara, Saudi Arabia, commencing in January 2013, the carrier has expressed interest in exploring opportunities with Elaf hotels in Madina.

During the event
06:26 GMT

Averda built around more than 35 years of industry experience recently sponsored and took part in Goumbook’s Future Green initiative that was successfully launched in 2010 in Dubai.
04:36 GMT
(press release) has announced a three day online shopping festival starting on Monday, 26th November.

November 26, 2012

Muna bin Kalli, Executive Director of Dubai Ladies Club
11:51 GMT

Dubai Ladies Club will be a showcase of national pride in celebration of the 41st Anniversary by hosting a variety of exciting cultural events and promotions inspired by the national spirit.

Akhtaboot 3rd Job Fair
10:33 GMT

Akhtaboot 3rd Job Fair haAkhtaboot 3rd Job Fair Successfully Concluded with 11,000 Visitorss successfully concluded for the 3rd year in a row with the attendance of more than 11,000 job seekers from various sectors and career levels.