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Posted: 03-12-2008
UAE. Liverpool Football Club Captain Steven Gerrard joined forces with ‘Team Azizi’ last night at a VIP launch event for the Dubai-based developer Azizi Investments at London’s Dorchester Hotel. Gerrard gave his seal of approval to his signature tower - the Azizi Crystal at The Palm Jebel Ali - at the launch, which was attended by a host of VIP investors as well as guest speakers from CNN and Bloomberg. Within minutes of launch, the developer said it had achieved sales of more than AED150 million, dramatically bucking overall market trends and indicating continued interest in the
Posted: August 29, 2014
UAE. With the launch of flights to Burundi, Uganda and Rwanda, flydubai will fly to nine destinations in Africa.
Posted: August 29, 2014
INTERNATIONAL. Fast, durable, and portable solar phone charger that charge mobile phones as fast as a wall plug; The technology will be distributed in rural and urban COMESA regions.
Posted: August 28, 2014
INTERNATIONAL. "With business operations in both the UK and the GCC, BLME has made significant progress in the first half of the year"; The Group increased its Operating Profit before Impairment charges by 177%.
Posted: August 28, 2014
INTERNATIONAL. Refined and with an essential look, Traversetolo has a case of large proportions ( 43 mm) coupled with a mechanical hand-wound movement inspired by a mechanism of the '50s and perfected over time.
Posted: August 28, 2014
The campaign will seek to present three core messaging corridors about the Tata brand - Tata is global, Tata is trustworthy and Tata is a good corporate citizen.
Posted: August 28, 2014
UAE. Developer to lease 130 units in 12-storey building linked directly to Nakheel Mall.
Posted: August 27, 2014
UAE. "Zoukontent", an exclusive technology designed to create a smooth transition between website content and sponsored advertisements, with optimal audience engagement.
Posted: August 27, 2014
UAE. S&P's rating was based on ADNIC's strong financial risk profile and satisfactory business risk profile, as well as its capital and earning strength and diverse investment portfolio.
Posted: August 27, 2014
UAE. Acclaimed club offers industry leaders privileged event access, VIP programme, and year-round networking opportunities.
Posted: August 27, 2014
UAE. New Modern Standard Arabic dictionary features over 130,000 words and phrases, 200,000 translations, 70,000 real example phrases.
Posted: August 27, 2014
UAE. HBL Irtiqa'a is specifically for SMEs who have been operational for three years or more and want to develop and expand their business; the new offering enables investment in essential growth elements such as new premises, equipment and inventory.
Posted: August 27, 2014
UAE. The work is being undertaken with Dubai Expo 2020 by a consortium made up of HOK and Arup, which continue their association with the project from the successful bid phase.
Posted: August 26, 2014
SAUDI ARABIA. New guide explores kingdom's changing business climate as non-oil growth gains pace.
Posted: August 26, 2014
UAE. Population growth, industrial expansion and demand for power has had a dramatic impact on the Middle East gas industry with many countries turning to imports to keep pace.
Posted: August 26, 2014
UAE. Paperless offices are popular, with 50% of respondents saying that they are encouraged to use email or online resources instead of printing out documents.

MIDDLE EAST BUSINESS COMMENT & ANALYSIS

date:Posted: August 29, 2014
KUEAIT. There is plenty of potential in the Kuwaiti market, should investor interest remain and the government carries out its proposed spending plans. The government's 2014/15 budget is expansionary, with expenditure growth of 3.2% to US$77.3 billion.
date:Posted: August 28, 2014
SAUDI ARABIA. The Saudi Arabian index is the region's most diverse capital market due to its size and maturity; Jadwa Investment views the opening up of the Tadawul as an overall positive but believes a cautious and considered path to reform is the best way forward, much like the Chinese example.
date:Posted: August 28, 2014
LEBANON. The results of the Byblos Bank/AUB Consumer Confidence Index show a marginal improvement in January and February, picking up pace in March and April, and regressing in May and June 2014.
KUEAIT. There is plenty of potential in the Kuwaiti market, should investor interest remain and the government carries out its proposed spending plans. The government's 2014/15 budget is expansionary, with expenditure growth of 3.2% to US$77.3 billion.
INTERNATIONAL. I think one of the big fallacies in people's thinking about the Iraqi oil sector has been the focus on who's making money producing the oil. The bigger impact is on consumers.
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