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Posted: 07-08-2011
UAE. Majid Al Futtaim Properties, the leading developer and operator of shopping malls together with hotels and mixed-use ‎community projects in the MENA region, announced that it has commenced works on the first phase of Khams Shamat, its 1.5 million square metres mixed-use project in Syria. The project, which is being developed in the Yaafour district, 17 km west of Damascus, will be developed through multiple phases with an estimated cost exceeding US$ 1 billion. Peter Walichnowski, CEO, Majid Al Futtaim Properties, said: “Khams Shamat is a significant project within our expansion s
Posted: January 30, 2018
LEBANON. Net Profit stood at USD 170 million, slightly higher than the USD 165 million posted in 2016 (+2.91%), but in line with its low risk appetite and objective to maintain a strong and healthy loan portfolio in a persisting difficult environment.
Posted: January 26, 2018
LEBANON." I believe that the role of economic research in general and of our team of analysts in particular will be central to the debate about the future of the Lebanese economy."
Posted: January 24, 2018
UAE. All GCC markets except Kuwait and Muscat recorded lower RevPAR, reflecting the slowdown in performance witnessed across the wider MENA region.
Posted: January 24, 2018
LEBANON. Everteam and Talend signed a Master Value-added Reseller Agreement, a special agreement driving incremental revenue for both parties.
Posted: January 24, 2018
LEBANON. The competition includes three tracks : Ideas, Startup, Social Entrepreneurship; Money prizes exceed US$160,000.
Posted: January 22, 2018
LONDON. Ending absolute poverty is best done by ensuring the right institutional framework exists to enable economic growth. But instead, Oxfam is promoting a race to the bottom.
Posted: January 20, 2018
JORDAN. Ivy ODF contains herbal extract of the well-known plant Ivy, a natural ingredient that is used as an expectorant in productive cough.
Posted: January 19, 2018
LEBANON. Byblos Bank will use the Loan to support energy efficient investments in Lebanon such as industrial equipment upgrades, energy efficient buildings, commercial vehicle replacements, and energy service and supply companies.
Posted: January 19, 2018
LEBANON. 2018 annual consumer trends report from J. Walter Thompson's Innovation Group MENA, forecasts 100 trends depicting the region's fast-paced evolution; It captures key themes accelerating the pace of change for consumers.
Posted: January 16, 2018
JORDAN. The largest private weather company in the Arab World and a pioneer in weather-related technology, has been singled out by Google.
Posted: January 5, 2018
UAE. MENA hospitality market to continue seeing softer performance; Improvements expected in a few cities due to annual exhibitions, events, and festivals.
Posted: December 19, 2017
UAE. Businesses in 2018 will continue to face profound uncertainty because of the increasingly personalised and assertive style of national leaders who pursue more aggressive and more transactional diplomacy.
Posted: December 8, 2017
INTERNATIONAL. While these predictions do not constitute Saxo's official market forecasts for 2018, they represent a warning of a potential misallocation of risk among investors who typically see just a one percent likelihood to these events materialising; 2018 will be a true roller coaster ride compared to an outrageously placid 2017.
Posted: December 8, 2017
UAE. Middle Eastern countries could not lag behind in this game of innovation and creativity: The UAE is still ahead in the race, but Egypt, Lebanon and Jordan are quickly catching up.
Posted: December 5, 2017
LEBANON. Byblos Bank, in cooperation with the Olayan School of Business at the American University of Beirut, issued the results of the Byblos Bank/AUB Consumer Confidence Index for Q3 2017.


date:Posted: March 22, 2018
UAE. Accountants in the UAE need to ensure they further strengthen their professional quotients to drive locally relevant insights for an ever changing globalised world.
date:Posted: March 21, 2018
UAE. The need for coordinated action is particularly important in the Middle East and North Africa, where 47% of the population is under 25 years old, leading to increased demand for high-quality education.
date:Posted: March 20, 2018
UAE. 79% of regional CEOs confirm that consumer behaviour will be disruptive to their business over the next five years, compared to 68% globally; 81% are working to create transparency around their organisation's values, compared to 73% globally.