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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 25, 2014
UAE. GCC countries to triple healthcare expenditure by 2018.
Posted: August 25, 2014
UAE. Wi-Fi connectivity will be key enabler for procurement, logistics and workforce planning at construction phase.
Posted: August 25, 2014
UAE. The results of a CRS allow informed decisions to be made on how to maximize the use of equipment and devise a modernization schedule to increase equipment uptime and improve material handling productivity.
Posted: August 25, 2014
SAUDI ARABIA. The acquisition of Lake Pointe Center III and IV, in the Allison Pointe Office Park in Keystone, Indianapolis, is the latest transaction of Alkhabeer US Real Estate Income Fund (Private Placement Fund).
Posted: August 25, 2014
UAE. Dar Al-Handasah will undertake design, engineering and supervision services for the project, for which a construction tender will be released in Q1 2015. The mall is due to be completed in Q2 2017.
Posted: August 23, 2014
KUWAIT. Euromoney Conferences will hold their sixth annual Kuwait Conference on 9 September in Kuwait City.
Posted: August 22, 2014
UAE. Advanced cyber-attacks target confidential corporate data, business critical IP, and valuable customer information and represent one of the biggest threats to businesses.
Posted: August 22, 2014
INTERNATIONAL. Hotel Investment Conference Africa (HICA) is a conference, which brings together regional and international hoteliers, investors, developers and senior public sector leaders to network and engage on business matters.
Posted: August 22, 2014
UAE. Parsons to perform infrastructure design services; The project includes a new shopping center, hotels, and restaurants, in addition to luxury housing and cycling paths.
Posted: August 21, 2014
UAE. Developer brings 84 townhouses and waterfront recreational facility to high-end Dubai community
Posted: August 21, 2014
UAE. Transformation achieved in P2P practices led SEHA to significant savings and helped establish a basis for further enhancement and automation.
Posted: August 21, 2014
UAE. Even though new malicious samples appear every day, users should have an understanding of the techniques and tools currently being used to target users in the Middle East.
Posted: August 20, 2014
UAE. "Bringing in institutional funds is a key part of the board's strategic capital markets plan," Samir Fancy, Topaz's chairman, said in a statement.
Posted: August 20, 2014
UAE. GITEX Technology Week Cloud Confex to showcase latest cloud security solutions, as cloud computing moves into business mainstream.
Posted: August 20, 2014
UAE. The seminars which are only for investment professionals will take place from 8:30am - 12:00pm: in Riyadh (a mixed event) on August 31st, Bahrain on Sept 1st, Kuwait Sept 2nd, Abu Dhabi Sept 3rd, Dubai Sept 4th, and Doha on Sept 7th.

MIDDLE EAST BUSINESS COMMENT & ANALYSIS

date:Posted: August 26, 2014
INTERNATIONAL. Is it time to stop thinking about stabilizing Syria and Iraq and start thinking of a new dynamic outside of the artificial states that no longer function? To do this, we need to go back to Lebanon, the first state that disintegrated and the first place where clans took control of their own destiny.
date:Posted: August 25, 2014
INTERNATIONAL. Commodities have been generally flat on the week as a rise in industrial metals was offset by losses across other sectors such as metals and grains.
date:Posted: August 25, 2014
UAE. With its oil wealth, population growth and strong demand for industrial and consumer goods, the MENA region is an attractive market. There are, however, potential pitfalls in doing business, particularly when it comes to appointing local agents to distribute products in the region.
SAUDI ARABIA. Strong demand fundamentals combined with increased public and private sector spending pushed up the average sales price; Momentum expected to continue as Riyadh attracts and promotes investment in industrial and supporting logistics facilities.
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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