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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 7, 2014

Soul of Dubai
09:58 GMT
(press release)

“Peel off the glossy exterior of our awe-inspiring skyline, and discover the true heart of Dubai;” this is our story, through the eyes of our residents, and is indeed, the ‘Soul of Dubai.’

During the visit
06:04 GMT

Khalaf Ahmad Al Habtoor, Chairman of the Al Habtoor Group welcomed a delegation from Starwoord Hotels & Resorts Worldwide headed by Frits van Paasschen.

May 6, 2014

During the event
12:06 GMT
(press release)

Sharjah Museums Department (SMD) will participate in the Arabian Travel Market (ATM) - the region’s most prestigious travel and tourism exhibition and networking event.

NESCAFÉ
06:22 GMT
(press release)

NESCAFÉ MY CUP has launched its ‘Stir it up and Win’ competition, giving consumers the chance to win prizes, including ten JEEP Wrangler 4x4, Xperia Prizes from Sony and much more.

May 4, 2014

Dubai Investments
12:11 GMT

Dubai Investments announced a jump in its net profits by 26% to AED 265 million for the first quarter of 2014, compared to AED 211 million in the same period last year.

Biolab Free Medical Day
11:02 GMT
(press release)

Biolab, the exclusive Biomnis dealer in the Kingdom, recently participated in a free medical day within the Naour district.

Injazat Data Systems
10:53 GMT
(press release)

Injazat Data Systems’ Information Technology solutions for Al Ain City Municipality were recently featured at the Cityscape Abu Dhabi exhibition.

During the event
10:44 GMT
(press release)

Emirates Green Building Council joined hands with Middle East Facility Management Association to host a networking event focused on the newest trends in green community development and management.

May 1, 2014

Dubai Public Library marks Library Week
09:10 GMT
(press release)

The Dubai Public Library, took the essence of the written word to the community through ‘Library Week,’ the annual initiative aimed at instilling the importance of reading among young students.

April 30, 2014

Malcolm Fox, vice president, product marketing at Epicor Software
11:05 GMT
(press release)

Epicor Software Corporation, a global leader in business software solutions for manufacturing, distribution, retail and services organizations, unveils Epicor ERP version 10 at its annual customer conference.

April 29, 2014

Lust for technology: GITEX shopper is used by nearly half of Emirati residents (Image: Emirates247)
14:04 GMT

It's all about the consumer: Around 45 percent of UAE residents use GITEX shopper to purchase their IT products, according to an Acer survey.

Tescos supermarket may be looking to open several branches in the UAE (File/AFP)
12:48 GMT

Choithrams and British-based Tescos will be joining forces to bring the supermarket chain to the UAE, a source has said.

Ningxia delegation with Jafza team
11:08 GMT

A 13-member delegation from Ningxia Hui Autonomous Region of the People’s Republic of China, visited Jebel Ali Free Zone (Jafza) last week.

April 28, 2014

Dubai is now being compared to London's and Paris' women apparel market (File Archive)
14:00 GMT

The share of women's mid-market apparel within emerging markets is expected to rise to over 50 percent by 2025, and Dubai is leading the way in this development.

During the IAA Careers day
08:44 GMT
(press release)

Biolab, the exclusive Biomnis dealer in the Kingdom, recently participated in a career day hosted by the International Amman Academy School (IAA), held for students between ninth and eleventh grade.