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For those concerned about consumption and commercialization in Ramadan, the month of fasting threatens to be turned into the month of overeating and excessive prices.
July 4, 2014 - 15:15 GMT
With petrodollars in the Gulf, splashing cash at luxury hotels is not an issue for those who can afford it, but the true meaning of Ramadan is being lost in the process

November 4, 2012

Hazem Mulhim, CEO, EastNets
10:17 GMT
(press release)

EastNets took part in Sibos 2012, the latest edition of the world’s premier financial services event that was held in Osaka Japan.

Tony Azzam, DuPont Building Innovations, Regional Business Manager for Turkey, Middle East & Africa
08:39 GMT
(press release)

DuPont Building Innovations will unveil the new colour palette of DuPont Corian techno-surface and the new application area of exterior cladding at the Big 5 Exhibition Rashid Hall.

During the event
08:24 GMT
(press release)

Emrill, the leading Facilities Management Company in the UAE announced today the launch of Emrill Energy in partnership with two leading energy companies, Crowley Carbon, Ireland and CES, UK.

IKEA soft toy campaign
07:33 GMT
(press release)

IKEA is all set to gift a pleasant change to somebody’s life with the launch of their annual fund raising Soft Toy campaign in aid of children's education projects around the world.

Finee Cares Campaign
04:44 GMT
(press release)

FINE Hygienic Paper Company has concluded the competition of Finee Cares Campaign especially tailored for babies’ diapers; giving the opportunity for its clients to participate online and win a lot of valuable prizes.

November 1, 2012

Agthia Group
09:10 GMT
(press release)

Agthia Group released the Company’s financial results for third quarter ended 30 September 2012.

October 31, 2012

The website
12:20 GMT
(press release)

Starbucks Coffee has launched a bilingual website for the Middle East and North Africa.

Al Ain Mineral Water
10:00 GMT
(press release)

Al Ain Mineral Water is the ‘Official Water’ of the 2012 Formula 1 Etihad Airways Abu Dhabi Grand Prix to be held at the Yas Marina Circuit on 2-4 November, 2012.

October 30, 2012

Adnan Sharafi, Emirates Green Building Council Chairman
06:36 GMT
(press release)

Emirates Green Building Council has announced its distinguished panel of speakers at its first Annual Congress to be held on November 27 and 28, 2012, at Grand Hyatt Dubai.

During SMD Family Amusement Day
05:17 GMT
(press release)

SMD has launched a series of special educational workshops organized by SMD’s Department of Education and Interpretation as part of their regular Family Amusement Day.

Dubai Health Authority
05:04 GMT

The Dubai Health Authority (DHA) is reinventing the concept of health delivery by innovating more client-oriented technologies that put decision-making tools into users’ hands.

Souq.com
04:45 GMT
(press release)

Souq.com announced a new round of investment from Naspers Limited and Tiger Global.

October 25, 2012

A bad Eid for Beiruti business owners after the Sassine square bomb
11:24 GMT

Shopkeepers and merchants in Beirut lamented what they said was an unprecedented decline in business during Eid al-Adha, as shoppers confined their purchases to bare necessities two days ahead of the Muslim holiday commencing Friday.

Israeli police have stopped a protest outside an Israeli supermarket near Ramallah
09:15 GMT

Israeli police Wednesday used force to disperse some 100 Palestinians and international activists who were protesting at the entrance of the Israeli supermarket chain, Rami Levi, outside a settlement north of Ramallah.

October 24, 2012

One of the activities
08:51 GMT
(press release)

The Sharjah Museums Department (SMD) has unveiled a package of awe-inspiring, entertaining, and social events and activities that have been specially designed to celebrate Eid Al Adha.