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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.

August 2, 2012

12:50 GMT
(press release)

During the Holy Month of Ramadan PepsiCo has launched a Ramadan campaign by the name of Karam, which is Arabic for generosity.

August 1, 2012

Ramadan at Ski Dubai
08:45 GMT
(press release)

Ski Dubai has announced an extensive line up of new attractions and activities, which will be offered for free upon the purchase of a Super Pass or regular Snow Park access.

CND Olympic spirit
06:36 GMT
(press release)

The most awaited event of the year London Olympics opening ceremony 2012 defined great style, glamour and sophistication.

July 31, 2012

Fire Safety Training at The Pearl-Qatar
09:55 GMT

United Development Company officials expressed satisfaction with the way company Health and Safety units in The Pearl-Qatar responded to a fire that broke out last week in the labor camp accommodations.

July 30, 2012

Anglo Arab Alliance Logo
11:00 GMT

A new initiative aims to bring British luxury goods to the Middle East Arabian Business magazine reported Saturday.

During the event
06:17 GMT

Talal Abu-Ghazaleh completed its mission in auditing five commercial banks in Afghanistan funded by the World Bank based on an agreement signed last year with the Central Bank of Afghanistan.

July 29, 2012

Ian Plumley handing the Townhome Keys to Saeed Naderi
10:07 GMT
(press release)

Dubai Festival City handed over a luxury brand new, Al Badia Townhome to its proud owner, ringing in its first sale., the region’s number one job site
08:00 GMT

Employers looking to sample the benefits of state-of-the-art hiring need look no further than’s latest employer offering, JobsLite.

July 26, 2012

Emrill was awarded Membership with British Institute of Cleaning Services
08:27 GMT
(press release)

Emrill, the leading Facilities Management provider in the UAE, was successfully awarded membership with The British Institute of Cleaning Services (BICS).

July 25, 2012

Anand Choudha, Managing Director, Spectrami
07:19 GMT
(press release)

Spectrami announced cash rewards to generate qualified leads for channel partners spread across the selected countries in the Middle East region.

July 24, 2012

Ramadan offerings across Emaar Retail
12:37 GMT
(press release)

In keeping with the spirit of solidarity of the Holy Month of Ramadan, Emaar Retail will offer visitors unprecedented experiences upon their visit to its world-class leisure attractions.

Dr. Talal Abu-Ghazaleh
06:46 GMT

During the meeting which was hosted by New York State University, the first Board of Trustees was elected and Dr. Talal Abu-Ghazaleh as its first chairman.

July 23, 2012

Al Thameen oudh
09:48 GMT
(press release)

The choice of a fragrance that suits one’s preference could be a herculean task, especially considering that there are thousands of types of perfumes on offer in the market.

Deborah Milano Lipstick
07:33 GMT
(press release)

Beautybay introduces the new Shine Creator Lipstick from the Italian make-up brand Deborah Milano that not only leaves your lips luminous and super-shiny, but also moisturized and protected.

Eva and Emily in the Kitchen
06:50 GMT
(press release)

Yahoo! Maktoob will debut a new cooking Web series this Ramadan, titled “Cooking with My Mom.”