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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: September 17, 2014
QATAR. The 3rd Euromoney Qatar Conference will take place from 24-25 November in Doha.
Posted: September 17, 2014
BAHRAIN. "These properties provide significant diversification across product types and tenants and are located in fast-growing markets with strong demand generators."
Posted: September 17, 2014
UAE. Based in Dubai, Bolourchi reports to Michele Pignotti, head of Euler Hermes Mediterranean Countries, Middle East and Africa region.
Posted: September 17, 2014
UAE. Overall property market shows resilience, ahead of activity and buyer sentiment in last quarter of 2014.
Posted: September 17, 2014
INTERNATIONAL. Five year programme to encourage a new generation of creative leaders in growth markets; First cohort of Abraaj RCA Innovation Scholars originate from India, Kazakhstan, Mexico, Thailand and Turkey.
Posted: September 17, 2014
UAE. Unparalleled initiative focusing on opening up borders for Arab entrepreneurs to do business.
Posted: September 17, 2014
UAE. Retail construction will increase to meet demand and other GCC countries benefit from retail ripple effect, says new report.
Posted: September 16, 2014
UAE. Four Communications, part of the Four Communications Group, which has offices in London, Abu Dhabi and Dubai, has made an offer to acquire 100% of Consolidated PR Limited.
Posted: September 16, 2014
UAE. Virgin Mobile Central and Eastern Europe is an early-stage Mobile Virtual Network Operator providing innovative, affordable broadband mobile services to the youth and aspires to be the leading youth lifestyle and consumer-champion brand in the region.
Posted: September 16, 2014
UAE. US$117 million contract awarded to Raytheon; TALON will provide increased precision in the battlespace.
Posted: September 16, 2014
SAUDI ARABIA. A total of more than 80 megaprojects each worth at least US$1 billion, are under way or planned for completion by 2030.
Posted: September 16, 2014
KUWAIT. Clients can now open gold accounts and implement selling and purchasing transactions; Service plays a significant role in the innovation of sharia-compliant products as well as in the diversification of investments.
Posted: September 16, 2014
INTERNATIONAL. "The Agenda" compiles results from 260 CEOs in Africa and includes insights from business and public sector leaders from 18 countries.
Posted: September 15, 2014
UAE. eZayed Real Estate launches today. The new platform allows for both physical and online bidding on real estate -- something new to the region.
Posted: September 15, 2014
QATAR. QNB Group's total stake in Ecobank Transnational Inc, the leading pan-African bank, is now 23.5%; Aquisition in continuation of QNB's strategy of international expansion and growth.

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date:Posted: September 23, 2014
UAE. The broad based recovery witnessed in the residential sector over the past 18 months has now slowed down, as rental prices and sale values have stabilized in most locations.
date:Posted: September 23, 2014
UAE. "On the whole, the outlook for the region is a good one;" 35% of respondents claim job opportunities will increase; Concerns about rising cost of living.
date:Posted: September 23, 2014
INTERNATIONAL. South Africa's entertainment and media market is expected to grow by 10.2% compounded annually (CAGR) from 2014 - 2018.
INTERNATIONAL. The United States and several Gulf Arab allies launched air and missile strikes on Islamic State strongholds in Syria on Tuesday, U.S. officials said, opening a new, far more complicated front in the battle against the militants.
INTERNATIONAL. Bitcoin has followed a volatile path to growing acceptance since its creation in 2009; In this interview finance expert Arturo Bris analyses the risks associated with bitcoin.
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