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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.

September 25, 2012

Adnan Sharafi, EmiratesGBC Chairman speaking at the networking event
09:33 GMT
(press release)

Emirates Green Building Council hosted a networking event to highlight the importance of energy-efficient lighting solutions in promoting sustainable built environments.

September 23, 2012

Finee Happiness Truck
12:54 GMT
(press release)

FINE Hygienic Paper Company has concluded its campaign Finee Happiness Truck, which will toured 10 different areas in the Kingdom with the aim of spreading a smile on the faces of Jordanians.

Babies “R” Us part sale
07:22 GMT
(press release)

Indulge your little darlings this month with the Babies “R” Us part sale.

Breakdown of beneficiaries per sector
06:13 GMT
(press release)

Tamkeen announced that more than 4,000 Small and Medium-sized Enterprises have benefitted from its Finance Schemes to date, with a total funding of BD 136 million.

During the event
06:03 GMT

SEHA has announced the commencement of a new programme of Emiratization that will see UAE nationals take up prominent high level posts within the organization and its network of healthcare providers.

September 20, 2012

Al-Futtaim Retail Business College
07:15 GMT
(press release)

Al-Futtaim Group Learning and Organisational Development announced the launch of Al-Futtaim Retail Business College.

Al Habtoor Group
05:18 GMT

The World Future Council holds its annual meeting for the first time in Dubai under the auspices of Al Habtoor Group. The meeting will be held on Thursday 20, September at 7pm.

September 19, 2012

Emrill announced the signing of a contract with Oceana, a luxury Palm Jumeirah beachfront residential and resort development managed by Asteco
07:28 GMT
(press release)

Emrill, the leading Facilities Management company in the UAE, today announced the signing of a contract with Oceana, a luxury Palm Jumeirah beachfront residential and resort development managed by Asteco.

The Chairman of Al Habtoor Group, Khalaf Al Habtoor with French Ambassador H.E. Alain Azouaou
05:32 GMT

The Chairman of Al Habtoor Group today welcomed the French ambassador to the UAE. Khalaf Al Habtoor met with H.E. Alain Azouaou at his Majilis in Dubai.

September 18, 2012

Green Minds School Awareness Campaign
11:19 GMT
(press release)

Emirates Green Building Council rolled out a ‘Green Minds School Awareness Campaign’ to educate youngsters on the importance of sustainable development.

Dubai Festival for Youth Theatre
09:55 GMT
(press release)

The Dubai Culture & Arts Authority, has expanded the scope of the Dubai Festival for Youth Theatre by offering simultaneous translation of all the participating Arabic plays into English.

September 17, 2012, the region’s number one job site
08:31 GMT

According to a recent “Work-life Balance in the MENA” poll conducted by, the ability to maintain a decent work-life balance is key to achieving personal happiness and job satisfaction.

September 16, 2012

Dubai's business environment is booming, but more could be done say insiders
13:36 GMT

The business in environment in Dubai is continually improving, with 8,699 new businesses starting in the last eight months alone, but industry insiders claim that more could be done to enhances the Emirate's position on the world stage

Sapphire Earrings
12:16 GMT
(press release)

LIALI Jewellery marks sapphire month September with an unprecedented display of stunning, superbly crafted jewellery collections featuring the blue gemstone to flattering effect.

During the event
12:07 GMT

Dubai Cares, in partnership with Global Alliance for Improved Nutrition, recently inaugurated a pilot school feeding program supported by the Government of Bangladesh.