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
UAE. The appointments are in line with SMG MENA's mission to align the agency's host of capabilities with their clients' business needs, and keep abreast of today's ever-evolving consumer behaviors and media landscape.
IRAQ. Norwegian oil and gas company's deep Tawke-17 well tested 1,500 barrels a day of 26-28 degree API crude oil from an Upper Jurassic reservoir underlying the Tawke field in the Kurdistan Region of Iraq.
JORDAN. Mobile commerce expert highlighted the importance of engaging national institutions and private sector companies in marketing campaigns that aim to raise public awareness of e-payment services.
UAE. TECOM is investing AED4 billion in the first phase of what will become a world class creative community for the Middle East. It will be also home to some of the world's leading brands and showcase Dubai as an international design, fashion and luxury destination.
INTERNATIONAL. Turkish-born Hamdi Ulukaya founded Chobani in upstate New York in 2005 and launched Chobani Greek Yogurt two years later. Less than six years after launch it is the best-selling yogurt brand in the US with annual sales approaching US$1billion.
INTERNATIONAL. "I have determined that we can ensure the security of America and our allies, and maintain a strong and credible strategic deterrent, while reducing our deployed strategic nuclear weapons by up to one third."
INTERNATIONAL. In this exclusive interview, Chris Faulkner, CEO of Breitling Energy Companies discusses how Bakken has turned the US into an economic powerhouse and how the US can compete with Saudi Arabia.