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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: April 24, 2015
UAE. 5.5 million passengers used Abu Dhabi International Airport in Q1 2015.
Posted: April 24, 2015
INTERNATIONAL. US$800,000 grant for the International Medical Corps will be used to fund the distribution of trauma kits, medications, medical consumables and food supplements to these facilities in Yemen.
Posted: April 23, 2015
INTERNATIONAL. The Inter-American Development Bank (IDB), the Inter-American Investment Corporation (IIC) and Abraaj will develop both financing and knowledge products as partnership opportunities, aiming to expand the regional private equity industry.
Posted: April 23, 2015
UAE. 81% of Abu Dhabi-based developers launch new projects at three day show; Rise in Emirati-only projects to cater for high demand.
Posted: April 23, 2015
UAE. The app blends the best elements of Instagram, Whatsapp, Snapchat and many of the other most popular messaging apps on the market today, with an added twist.
Posted: April 23, 2015
UAE. Research shows new technology an important factor for the construction industry to remain competitive; "This is a particularly crucial time for the UAE and Qatar's construction sector, as they move full speed to meet strict completion deadlines."
Posted: April 23, 2015
INTERNATIONAL. Kevin Ceccon, Italian Champion is now set to inspire KBW companies on the race tracks.
Posted: April 23, 2015
SAUDI ARABIA. "We have moved our position significantly and, without question, this deal represents the best option for financial institutions seeking recoveries."
Posted: April 23, 2015
UAE. Service charges should be applied and recovered on a non-profit/non-loss basis.
Posted: April 23, 2015
SAUDI ARABIA. Tenth Anniversary Euromoney Saudi Arabia Conference examines opportunities arising from increased government focus on SME sector.
Posted: April 23, 2015
UAE. Three days of workshops and sessions showcased the latest Android advances, and featured expert speakers and people from across the tech and Android industry.
Posted: April 22, 2015
UAE. Promontory CEO explains what tough regulatory expectations mean for the region and the world.
Posted: April 22, 2015
UAE. Leading property recruitment specialist releases eighth edition of the "Middle East Rewards and Attitudes Survey"; 55% of respondents anticipating an improvement in economic activity.
Posted: April 22, 2015
INTERNATIONAL. Bank issues Convertible Tier 2 Notes in exchange for EUR 46.25 million and new equity capital in the amount of EUR 31.25 million.
Posted: April 21, 2015
UAE. Company warned of the damaging effects from the flow in Chinese and Turkish steel to the UAE markets.

MIDDLE EAST BUSINESS COMMENT & ANALYSIS

date:Posted: April 27, 2015
UAE. Industry must focus on cyber security, integration and analytics to reduce extraction costs and plug systemic skills crisis; Strategy firm releases white paper on data driven oil fields.
date:Posted: April 27, 2015
SAUDI ARABIA. Since its accession to the WTO in 2005, the Saudi Arabia has embarked on a dual process of opening its markets to foreign companies and regulating its labour market to promote employment for nationals.
date:Posted: April 27, 2015
UAE. "The market downturn is attracting selective opportunistic investment," according to Jesse Downs, Managing Director of Phidar Advisory; Real estate firm releases latest end-quarter residential research note.
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