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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 6, 2012

DuPont
12:02 GMT
(press release)

DuPont issued the following statement after a ruling by the U.S. Federal Court in Richmond, Va., ordering Kolon Industries to stop producing and selling their Heracron aramid fiber:

September 5, 2012

BurJuman
13:02 GMT
(press release)

BurJuman World Food Fest 2012 announced the complete schedule of exciting activities that Dubai’s foodies can look forward to this month.

Cluttons
07:17 GMT
(press release)

Cluttons announces the launch of its new Abu Dhabi office.

September 4, 2012

Mafraq Hospital
11:06 GMT

The 2nd Abu Dhabi Advanced Rheumatology Review Conference will take place from 13-15th October, 2012 in Abu Dhabi, the capital of the United Arab Emirates.

Cluttons
10:00 GMT

Cluttons has appointed See-Lian Ong as a consultant, as it looks to further develop the business in the Far East.

Spice Narcotic in the form of herbs
09:14 GMT

Dubai Customs inspectors foiled 126 attempts to smuggle a total of 23.5 kilograms of the prohibited Synthetic Cannabinoids, known as Spice narcotic, in Dubai Cargo Village.

Rayanna, 2nd prize winner, Kevin Kurpierz and Ali representing 1st prize winner Fatima Al Alawi
08:10 GMT
(press release)

MODA Mall held the MODA Mall Grand Raffle draw to choose three lucky winners, who walked away with 180 grams of gold as prizes marking the end of the Celebrate Style Win Gold Ramadan Campaign.

Career expo
06:06 GMT
(press release)

Tamkeen and the National Society for the Support of Education and Training hosted a joint Orientation Session for business owners on Monday, September 3rd 2012 at the The K Hotel in Juffair.

September 3, 2012

Samsonite
09:19 GMT
(press release)

Samsonite International has announced its acquisition of Hartmann - the iconic American luggage brand.

YouTube
08:29 GMT
(press release)

YouTube and Emirates announced today the first ever winner of Your Film Festival, an online competition to find the world’s best storytellers.

Muhakat
06:07 GMT

SEHA has announced an expansion of Muhakat, an initiative in line with the organization’s Emiratization programme.

September 2, 2012

Retailer display
09:17 GMT
(press release)

The UAE ranks amongst the Top 10 counties importing Swiss watches, translating into a value of 488.8 million Swiss Francs for watch imports alone.

August 30, 2012

Monesh Aidasani, Architectural Specifications Manager
08:35 GMT
(press release)

Jotun Powder Coatings has revealed that The Cool Shades Collection has helped in consolidating its strong commitment towards sustainability.

YouTube Space Lab
05:45 GMT
(press release)

YouTube and Lenovo announced the culmination of the YouTube Space Lab competition in which astronauts will reveal the results of the two winning experiments live from the International Space Station.

August 29, 2012

The Greater Amman Municipality’s (GAM) logo.
14:08 GMT

The Greater Amman Municipality’s (GAM) recent decision to clear street vendors from the capital’s major shopping districts was taken in response to public demands and to improve the city’s image, a GAM official said on Tuesday.