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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: July 14, 2014
UAE. Regional pioneer in the design, fabrication and construction of steel structures, targets major expansion in Saudi Arabia.
Posted: July 12, 2014
UAE. The Middle East's largest property showcas returns as AED35 billion (US$9.5 billion) is pumped into Dubai real estate in the first quarter of 2014.
Posted: July 12, 2014
UAE. New state-of-the-art software recognises the driver and learns their preferences. It can then offer a completely personalised driving experience and help prevent accidents by reducing driver distraction.
Posted: July 12, 2014
UAE. Infonetics Research report identifies Arbor Networks as the world leader in on-premise DDoS protection.
Posted: July 12, 2014
UAE. DME Oman Crude Oil Futures Contract records 52% growth in average daily volumes in H1 2014 with 9,143 lots as compared to the same period last year.
Posted: July 12, 2014
UAE. The good news is that obsolete devices fail less often than current devices and take less time to resolve when they do fail, according to Dimension Data's annual Network Barometer Report.
Posted: July 12, 2014
UAE. Average apartment and villa sales price increases stabilise at 4% and 2% respectively; Investor confidence returns as off-plan projects sell out; Rental rates stable.
Posted: July 12, 2014
INTERNATIONAL. RTS delivers high-performance, multi-asset trading solutions to enhance speed and geographic reach of Bloomberg trading technologies.
Posted: July 11, 2014
UAE. The concession represents an installed capacity of up to 80,000 refrigerated tons for the new Central Business District and Al Maryah Island.
Posted: July 11, 2014
INTERNATIONAL. San Francisco's Asian Art Museum to hold exhibition offering audiences a first look at recent archaeological discoveries from the Arabian Peninsula.
Posted: July 11, 2014
SAUDI ARABIA. Saudi Telecom's net cash position has strengthened over the past two years, which could allow it to retain its strong credit ratios even after small and midsize acquisitions.
Posted: July 11, 2014
BAHRAIN. Closing of the transaction, for an enterprise value of 240 million euros is expected following clearance from the relevant competition authorities.
Posted: July 10, 2014
UAE. World's largest 777 operator builds on airplane's success; Record-breaking order includes combination of 777-8X, 777-9X; Deal includes purchase rights for an additional 50 airplanes.
Posted: July 10, 2014
UAE. Network grows to 107 passenger and cargo destinations; New services will increase coverage in Europe, Asia and Africa; First non-stop flight launched between Abu Dhabi and Brisbane.
Posted: July 9, 2014
UAE. One of the world's leading producers of specialty chemicalsnow has a large sales, technical support and logistics support team of more than 20 persons based in the region.

MIDDLE EAST BUSINESS COMMENT & ANALYSIS

date:Posted: July 22, 2014
INTERNATIONAL. "Whether Putin is in real trouble is not something I can be certain of, but too many things have gone wrong for him lately for me not to consider the possibility. And as in any political crisis, more and more extreme options are contemplated if the situation deteriorates."
date:Posted: July 22, 2014
UAE. If Saudi Arabia was to join the MSCI Frontier Markets, it would become its first component with a weighting above 60%.
date:Posted: July 22, 2014
UAE This article provides an updated summary of the key employment law developments across the GCC; A new Government body known as the Manpower Authority is being created in Kuwait to take over certain functions of the Ministry of Social Affairs and Labour.
INTERNATIONAL. "Whether Putin is in real trouble is not something I can be certain of, but too many things have gone wrong for him lately for me not to consider the possibility. And as in any political crisis, more and more extreme options are contemplated if the situation deteriorates."
INTERNATIONAL. The future will be decided in a race between global advances in demand for resources, complex technology and biotech innovation, and growing sovereign debt.
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