Top email service providers are teaming up to slash phishing emails that attempt to trick recipients into thinking they are coming from a legitimate source. Companies like Facebook, Google, Yahoo, PayPal, Windows Live Mail Google Inc and 13 other companies?are...
Kuwait seeks private investors to help build its largest oil refinery after a government council revived the 4 billion-dinar ($14.5 billion) project, which was stalled two years ago due to political opposition. The Supreme Petroleum Council, the emirate?s highest decision-making...
A senior Qatari official said investment authorities are applying for the status of Qualified Foreign Institutional Investor (QFII) in China with an aim to seek investment quota of $5 billion. Mohammed Bin Saleh Al-Sada, minister of energy and industry of Qatar,...
A new study reveals the UAE has raced past Saudi Arabia to become the biggest construction market in the Middle East for the first time since 2008. The report by accountancy firm Deloitte reveals that contracts worth USD 16.2 billion...
The Hangover Part II is the top film of the week in the US and Canada this weekend, as the film generated $86.5 million for Warner Bros. This is the best debut collection for a comedy ever. The collection at...
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Emirates is investing in a wide-body jet fleet including 90 Airbus SAS A380 Super-jumbos worth $34bn at list prices and financing the planes isn't a concern as it's fully funded through July 2012. The Airbus A380 superjumbo jet is with...
Does friendship have an expiry date? This is the question I have been asking all the people around me for the past week. Having lost a friend or two along the way, I always think about the reasons for this breakup. Most...
Last year Emirates flew in Airbus SAS A380 at the opening of the new terminal in New Delhi. Since then, it has not returned as India does not permit to fly aircraft bigger than Boeing 747. India government has...
  Get into the festive spirit before celebrating the start of 2020 in style with Fairmont Bab Al Bahr magical line-up of events and entertainment. Fairmont Hotel Bab Al Bahr Abu Dhabi unveils its 2019 festive programme with an exciting line-up...
GITEX SHOPPER 2013 - Middle East’s largest and most anticipated consumer IT and electronics Prepares for Retail Bonanza of the Year - Features over 30,000 gadgets, bundled deals and competitions The region’s biggest ever retail extravaganza for consumer IT and electronics starts tomorrow (Saturday, 5 October)...
Moroccan parliament approved the budget for current fiscal year in which it aimed to reduce budget deficit to below five per cent of GDP, and raise taxes on companies and alcohol products. The Moroccan News Agency said Prime Minister...
Shifting Sands of Time: Saudi Arabian Tale of Women Empowerment Each country in the world is unique boasting of rich history of culture and tradition adding a distinct flavor and thus contributing to presence in the globe. Alongside its uniqueness,...
Are we ready for commercial drone aircraft flying missions at home or to other countries? A billion+ people on Earth live in areas with limited road access, and without access to an airport, or seaport. A network of commercial drones could...
Sony Ericsson warned it is observing a weaker consumer sentiment in Western Europe while reporting a drop in the third quarter of the year. Analysts are blaming the slump on the eurozone sovereign debt crisis which has poisoned consumer...
Press Release Getty Images, one of the world's leading creators and distributors of visual content and other digital media, today announced that it has entered into a definitive agreement to acquire Master Delegate, Gallo Images Middle East. Alongside Photolibrary, acquired...
A scathing US Senate report revealed on Tuesday that a 'pervasively polluted' culture at HSBC Holdings Plc allowed 'dodgy clients' from the world’s most dangerous and secretive corners including Iran, Mexico, the Cayman Islands, Saudi Arabia and Syria, to route shadowy funds. The...
AQR Asset Management Institute hosts inaugural debate on monetary policy impact on global markets Short-term real interest rates (US) will remain near zero for more than three years, according to the majority of institutional investors, academics and policy makers polled...
The 3D TV set market is all ready to grow dramatically, this year by almost 500 percent. ?Over the next few years, a greater percentage of large-screen TV sets will ship with the 3D feature?, said research director Michelle Abraham,...
Despite the widespread call from emerging economies for their candidate to head the International Monetary Fund (IMF), the IMF board announced on Tuesday that it has selected French Finance Minister Christine Lagarde for the position. With Lagarde clinching on...
The Official Airline Guide (OAG) of UK expects the low cost carrier (LCC) market in the Middle East to hold 20 per cent of the air market. They observed that one in every five worldwide flight was operated by...
Emirates National Oil Company (ENOC) has signed a contract with the Qatar International Petroleum Marketing Company Ltd. (Tasweeq) for the supply of 20,000 barrels per day of condensate for its Jebel Ali refinery. The annual contract underlines the commitment of...
Google seeks to call itself 'Alphabet'. Does it have a business arm for each of the 26 letters of the English Alphabet? Let us find out! While most of us were fast asleep, a new Alphabet was being written. The...
Nearly over 100,000 foreign workers face potential axe as Omani government plans to restructure the private sector to aid Omani professionals. The middle-east countries are highly favoured destinations for those seeking to emigrate for job and professional reasons. But given...
The Chairman of Qatar's Ooredoo, Sheikh Abdullah Bin Mohammed Bin Saud Al Thani, has challenged the communications sector and wider business world to reach out to the next generation more effectively. He was speaking at the BYND2015 Global Youth Summit, a...
Syria is seeking to purchase large amount of wheat, a commodity not subject to Western sanctions, amid a bloody civil war that is severely affecting 20 million plus population. The United Nations said Syria faces food shortages as tens of...
UAE and Saudi Arabia continues to grow despite lower oil prices, according to the latest Macro report from Crédit Agricole Private Banking  UAE new orders grow, and job creation hit three-month high in May’15 Saudi Arabia’s output and new orders expanded,...
Abraaj Capital, the Middle East's largest private equity firm, has announced plans to expand further in India. Dubai-based Abraaj joined hands with Sabre Capital, a leading private equity firm in India, to form Sabre Abraaj Capital in 2006. Both...
The Emir of Qatar Sheikh Hamad bin Khalifa al-Thani has arrived in the Gaza Strip on a historic trip which will see the inauguration of a $254-million Qatari investment project to rebuild the destructed and besieged coastal enclave. The leader...
-Competition heating up for Middle East’s largest ever gadget awards- -Student Lab competition narrowed down to high-flying shortlist of ten- -GITEX Technology Week launches Cloud Awards- -Host of innovative new platforms and networking facilities introduced- GITEX Technology Week is bolstering its programme with...
With the future of organizations such as RIM still uncertain, Booz & Company identifies the strong need for technology companies to build coherence –by aligning their value proposition (or their ‘way to play’) with their distinctive capabilities and their...
Fashion Forward Dubai 2013 reaffirms Dubai's position as the Fashion Capital of the Middle East Just last week supermodels Naomi Campbell and Karolina Kurkowa were in Dubai for the Vogue Fashion Experience held at the Dubai Mall. This week, Fashion...
UAE appears to be on the path of economic recovery, supported by increase in oil production, trade, tourism and manufacturing, amid continued oversupply in the real estate sector, an International Monetary Fund delegation said in a statement. “The economic recovery...
The Dubai International Financial Centre's (DIFC) contribution to Dubai's GDP rose to 3.6 per cent in 2010. The financial and business hub, that connects the region?s emerging markets with the developed markets of Europe, Asia and the Americas, continued...
Dubai based Adam Schneider aka Seccour,  Founder and CEO of Kitsune Security talks to Arabian Gazette about the ICOs, how to avoid getting scammed by ICOs, Cryptocurrencies, Bitcoin and more Have you watched "The Wolf of the Wall Street?"  we...
The inaugural Dubai Diamond Conference (DDC 2013) will take place from 18-19 March at Almas Tower in Jumeirah Lakes Towers.  Said to be the most important diamond event of the year, the DDC 2013 will explore the new ‘Silk...
Iraq's government risks losing funding from international donors as millions of dollars in international aid to build and repair Iraq's dilapidated schools and other infrastructure has gone unspent for years. The World Bank, chief Iraq donor, is weighing to use...
A Saudi energy analyst said the world’s top crude exporter is not at risk of becoming a net importer of oil, rubbishing a recent report by Citigroup Inc. Mohammad Al-Sabban said a Citigroup study published on 4 September is “unrealistic” as it...
  A new report has predicted that Qatar will soon become a "key international distribution hub" for Shariah-compliant products as the Islamic finance market grows at an unprecedented pace. Qatar Financial Centre Authority in its first 'Mena Asset Management Barometer' suggests...
Rising local demand for power generation is forcing Qatar, Oman, Yemen and Abu Dhabi, suppliers of around 40% of the world’s LNG, to cut exports for the first time in 20 years. According to the International Group of Liquefied Natural Gas...