Publication: Arabian Business

First reported 7 hours ago - Updated 28 mins ago - 1 reports

Qatar Airways picks Frankfurt route for A350 debut

Qatar Airways on Monday announced Frankfurt as the first route for its new A350 aircraft which is due for delivery before the end of this year.Upon delivery, following several weeks of induction preparation, Qatar Airways, the global launch operator of ... [Published Arabian Business - 7 hours ago]
First reported 16 hours ago - Updated 28 mins ago - 2 reports

Qatar's largest Islamic lender posts 16% rise in nine-month net profit

, Qatar's largest Islamic lender by market value, reported on Monday a 16.6 percent increase in net profit for the first nine months of the year.Net profit for the year-to-September 30 was QR1.4 billion ($384.5 million) compared to QR1.2 billion in the ... [Published Arabian Business - 10 hours ago]
Entities: Net Profit, Qatar, Bourse
First reported 13 hours ago - Updated 2 hours ago - 1 reports

Kuwait's Mezzan says seeking to list on local stock market

Kuwaiti conglomerate Mezzan Holding on Monday announced plans to list on the Gulf state's stock exchange.The company said in a statement that it has filed an application with Kuwait's to list 88.95 million shares, representing 30 percent of the compa ... [Published Arabian Business - 13 hours ago]
First reported 13 hours ago - Updated 2 hours ago - 1 reports

UAE 'takes first steps' to launch unmanned Mars probe

A seven-year journey to send a UAE unmanned spacecraft to Mars was officially launched on Monday with Sheikh Mohammad Bin Rashid Al Maktoum describing the project as "a source of Arab pride".In a series of Twitter messages, the UAE's Vice President and ... [Published Arabian Business - 13 hours ago]
First reported 10 hours ago - Updated 5 hours ago - 1 reports

No Islamic New Year holiday for UAE gov't workers

Employees working for federal authorities in the UAE will receive no paid holiday for the occasion of the Islamic New Year later this week, it was announced on Monday.Hussain bin Ibrahim Al Hammadi, Minister of Education and chairman of the Federal Authority ... [Published Arabian Business - 10 hours ago]
First reported 14 hours ago - Updated 6 hours ago - 1 reports

Turkey remains reluctant on fight against ISIL

Turkey remains reluctant to take a more active role in the US-led coalition against ISIL.(Al Jazeera English YouTube channel) ... [Published Arabian Business - 14 hours ago]
First reported 11 hours ago - Updated 6 hours ago - 1 reports

IBM to pay Abu Dhabi-backed Globalfoundries to take chip unit

IBM Corp said it would hive off its loss-making semiconductor unit to contract-chipmaker Globalfoundries Inc to focus on cloud computing, mobile and big data analytics.IBM will pay Globalfoundries $1.5 billion in cash over the next three years to take ... [Published Arabian Business - 11 hours ago]
First reported 10 hours ago - Updated 10 hours ago - 1 reports

Sarah asks: How to do my own marketing?

Hi Sarah,Try the following:- Social media (Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, etc.) - you can customise your target audience and spend only based on impressions.- Word of mouth - tell as many people in your personal and professional network about your business, ... [Published Arabian Business - 10 hours ago]
First reported 11 hours ago - Updated 11 hours ago - 1 reports

New ultra-luxury property portal launches in the UAE

A new real estate portal has been launched in the UAE to cater to consumers looking for a more targeted approach to finding a property.Designed with a premium look and feel, Luxury SQft differentiates itself from other listings sites with only 100 real ... [Published Arabian Business - 11 hours ago]
First reported 13 hours ago - Updated 11 hours ago - 1 reports

Rights group urges Kuwait to stop revoking citizenship of opponents

An international advocacy group has called on Kuwait to stop revoking the citizenship of those who exercise free speech or other legitimate human rights.New York-based Human Rights Watch said Kuwait should stop targeting opponents and reinstate withdrawn ... [Published Arabian Business - 13 hours ago]
First reported 13 hours ago - Updated 13 hours ago - 1 reports

Unified GCC visa policy being mulled by tourism ministers

A unified GCC visa for tourist and businesspeople from 35 Arab and foreign countries could be available, according a high-ranking Kuwaiti official.Arab News reports that Samira Al-Gharib, assistant undersecretary for tourism at the Kuwaiti Ministry of ... [Published Arabian Business - 13 hours ago]
First reported Oct 19 2014 - Updated Oct 19 2014 - 2 reports

Christie’s property division opens Dubai office

Luxury property brokerage Christie’s International Real Estate made its first expansion into the Middle East by opening an office in Dubai.The real estate arm of the auction giant is marking the launch by putting a spectacular $99 million Arabic palace ... [Published Arabian Business - Oct 19 2014]

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In a statement cited by news agency WAM, he said that the event "falls on an official holiday and therefore shall not be transferred or compensated"
Mezzan Holding chairman, Khalid Jassim Al Wazzan, said: "Today's announcement marks a major milestone for the company and the Gulf's private sector. Upon Mezzan's successful listing on the KSE, investors will have a unique opportunity to invest in the Gulf's growing food, beverage, and FMCG sectors. We look forward to the CMA's approval and the listing of the company."
"Inspectors from the ministry, in cooperation with the Permanent Committee for Labour Affairs in Dubai and Dubai Police, worked out the agreement on these demands between the company's officials and the workers who later on went back to the site" Assistant Undersecretary of the Ministry of Labour for Inspection Affairs, Maher Al Obad, was quoted as saying
It quoted Sheikh Mohammed as saying: "The UAE is already the most innovative Arab nation. Our target is to be among the most innovative nations in the world. The competitiveness race demands a constant flow of new ideas, as well as innovative leadership using different methods and tools to direct the change."

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No Islamic New Year holiday for UAE gov't workers [Published Arabian Business - 10 hours ago]
Qatar's largest Islamic lender posts 16% rise i... [Published Arabian Business - 10 hours ago]
New ultra-luxury property portal launches in th... [Published Arabian Business - 11 hours ago]
IBM to pay Abu Dhabi-backed Globalfoundries to ... [Published Arabian Business - 11 hours ago]
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