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April 2006

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The Weekly Middle East Business Newsletter

Volume 7 - Issue 241 • April 3rd - 9th 2006

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MOU to launch a large-scale USD5 billion new integrated urban regeneration project in Aqaba

Jordan Under the Patronage of His Majesty King Abdullah II, one of the largest urban regeneration projects to be undertaken in the history of Jordan and the region was announced today during a signing ceremony of a Memorandum of Understanding between Sheikh Baha'a R. Hariri, Chairman of Horizon Development Holdings, and H.E. Nader Al Dahabi, Chief Commissioner of the Aqaba Special Economic Zone Authority.

Citigroup seeks to establish major presence at Dubai International Financial Centre

DIFC | Sunday, 09 April

Better Homes launches publishing division

Better Homes LLC | Sunday, 09 April

Sorouh sets up sales outlet for Sky Tower at Marina Mall

Sorouh | Sunday, 09 April

World Takaful Conference inaugurated in Dubai

World Takaful Conference | Sunday, 09 April

HSBC opens its second Customer Service Centre in Abu Dhabi

HSBC Bank Middle East | Sunday, 09 April

dubizzle.com signs Better Homes with the launch of Dubai property listings

Dubizzle.com | Sunday, 09 April

Etisalat opens service centre in Sheikh Khalifa Energy Complex, Abu Dhabi

Etisalat | Sunday, 09 April

Sharjah City Centre scores another hit with customers with the launch of its Value Card and opening of four new stores

Majid Al Futtaim Group | Sunday, 09 April

XPress subscribers settle monthly payments at the Housing Bank for Trade and Finance

XPress | Sunday, 09 April

Space Distribution launches MEDIAMAN multimedia player

Space Distribution | Sunday, 09 April

Blue Coat releases K9 Web Protection

Blue Coat Systems | Sunday, 09 April

Premium brand image defines future for LG Electronics

LG Electronics | Sunday, 09 April

FVC predicts 3G migration to accelerate by 2006 in Middle East

First Video Communications (FVC) | Sunday, 09 April

Qatar Airways launches third daily flight to London Heathrow

Qatar Airways | Sunday, 09 April

Amlak sets the trend for UAE women's leadership

Amlak Finance | Sunday, 09 April

DTCM Director General meets with Turkish Consul General

DTCM | Sunday, 09 April

Acer partners with Logicom in Lebanon

Acer Computer | Sunday, 09 April

Common threads link deliberations on the second day of the 5th MENA Development Forum

MENA Development Forum | Sunday, 09 April

National Bank of Abu Dhabi introduces the first Visa money transfer service in the UAE

National Bank of Abu Dhabi (NBAD) | Sunday, 09 April

Roads and Transport Authority launches its new corporate identity

RTA | Sunday, 09 April

Business Bay signs with first Korean investors

Dubai Properties | Sunday, 09 April

DCCI discusses economic relations with AACCI

Dubai CCI | Sunday, 09 April

ACC awarded USD 53 Million contract on Burj Dubai plot 44

Arabian Construction Co (ACC) | Sunday, 09 April

Dubai fourth in the world for Rolls-Royce sales

BMW Group Middle East | Sunday, 09 April

Jordan Commercial Bank announce launch of its new Housing Loan

Jordan Commercial Bank | Sunday, 09 April

Grisbi - delicious new italian pastry launched in UAE

Baqer Mohebi Establishment (BME) | Sunday, 09 April

Fleming Gulf to announce 'Real Estate Investments in the Middle East Forum' in Beirut

Fleming Gulf FZ LLC | Sunday, 09 April

Identity management among top three concerns for GCC's IT management

Sun Microsystems Middle East | Sunday, 09 April

Dubai eGovernment endorses GETEX Dubai 2006, Middle East's leading education fair

Dubai e-Government | Sunday, 09 April

DCCI receive Polish commercial delegation

Dubai CCI | Sunday, 09 April

Eight Renault models top safety rating

Zahid Tractor | Sunday, 09 April

KV announces participation in 18th edition of GETEX

Knowledge Village | Sunday, 09 April

Egypt Education Initiative extends e-Learning with Nortel Solutions

Nortel Networks | Sunday, 09 April

Qtel partners with ST Telemedia to bid for Egypt's 3rd GSM License

Qatar Telecom (Q-Tel) | Sunday, 09 April

Kuwaiti authorities raid 2 computer companies

Business Software Alliance (BSA) | Sunday, 09 April

Al Islami launches campaign to reach global markets

Al Islami Food | Sunday, 09 April

Cellucom strengthens presence in Sharjah in line with emirate's major economic boom

Cellucom | Sunday, 09 April

Transparency is key foundation to business in UAE

Capital Partners | Sunday, 09 April

Media Gateway in strategic alliance with Roiya

Media Gateway | Sunday, 09 April

New Chevrolet Captiva: Compact SUV debut

GM Africa & Middle East | Sunday, 09 April

SALAMA CEO forecasts double digit Takaful growth over next decade

SALAMA | Sunday, 09 April

Privatisation of public sector is key for economic growth in Abu Dhabi

Abu Dhabi Securities Market (ADSM) | Sunday, 09 April

State of the art Nissan showroom opens in Jeddah

Nissan Middle East | Sunday, 09 April

Foreign nationals commence trading Aabar's shares on ADSM

Aabar | Sunday, 09 April

First Gulf Bank first quarter 2006 profits soar

First Gulf Bank (FGB) | Sunday, 09 April

New car portal to be launched

AutoMiddleEast.com (AutoEmirates.com) | Sunday, 09 April

Gargash Enterprises produce record sales reflecting its satisfied customers

Gargash Enterprises | Sunday, 09 April

Dubai's rough diamond trade touches US $3.734 billion in 2005

DMCC | Saturday, 08 April

Mashreqbank tie-up with Abu Dhabi Airport Golden Class Service

Mashreqbank | Saturday, 08 April

Credit upgrade for Bahrain

Bahrain Monetary Agency (BMA) | Saturday, 08 April

Founders of DHFRM hail success of first symposium

Dubai Healthcare City | Saturday, 08 April

Dubai hosts the 2006 Asian Private Equity and Venture Forum- Middle East

AVCJ Group | Saturday, 08 April

LinuxWorld Magazine honors Sybase RDBMS with Readers'Choice Award

Sybase Middle East | Saturday, 08 April

Bahrain firm expands its horizon

Al Manaratain Company | Saturday, 08 April

MTC showcases its leading 3G services at ArabCOM 2006

Mobile Telecommunications Co (MTC) | Saturday, 08 April

Dubai Maritime casts the first Quay Wall block

Dubai Maritime City | Saturday, 08 April

Aabar to allow non-UAE nationals to own shares in the company

Aabar | Saturday, 08 April

The 5th MENA Development Forum tackles a series of topics on reforms in the MENA region

MENA Development Forum | Saturday, 08 April

Quadrem Middle East launches automated service entry sheet submission for the Oil & Gas community

Quadrem | Saturday, 08 April

Tejari and Jafza to create virtual free zone to advance e-Commerce for trading partners

Tejari | Saturday, 08 April

Etihad Airways to exhibit new in-flight innovations at Arabian Travel Market 2006

Etihad Airways | Saturday, 08 April

New Research Program aims to 'Widen Discussion on Finance' in the Middle East

British University in Dubai (BUiD) | Saturday, 08 April

NBB announces record Q1 profit net income up by 9.6%

National Bank of Bahrain (NBB) | Saturday, 08 April

Dubai World Trade Centre drives forward innovative Emiratisation programme

Dubai World Trade Centre (DWTC) | Saturday, 08 April

PCFC statistics indicate 37 per cent growth in wood and wood products imports

PCFC | Saturday, 08 April

NBK reports net profit of USD 193 million

National Bank of Kuwait (NBK) | Saturday, 08 April

YAL Lebanon chapter inaugurated under patronage of Prime Minister Fouad Siniora

Young Arab Leaders (YAL) | Saturday, 08 April

Emirates' debut into North East India receives warm welcome

Emirates | Saturday, 08 April

ARABCOM 06 to kick off in Dubai

ARABCOM | Saturday, 08 April

AMAN EGM approves increase in paid up capital to AED200 million

AMAN | Thursday, 06 April

Deadline down to less than a week as NCB is set to close low-risk fund to new investors

National Commercial Bank (NCB) | Thursday, 06 April

DTCM launches successful real-estate promotion in Saudi Arabia

DTCM | Thursday, 06 April

First Global Business Forum in the UAE

Global Management Consultants | Thursday, 06 April

Fortune Group strengthens executive team for AED 4 billion Burj Al Alam, one of the tallest commercial towers in the world

Fortune Group | Thursday, 06 April

International NEC & Intel tour on security solutions lands in Dubai

NEC Computers International (NEC CI) | Thursday, 06 April

All new Pathfinder at Al Masaood Automobiles

Al Masaood Automobiles | Thursday, 06 April

Emirates SkyCargo expands services to Europe

Emirates SkyCargo | Thursday, 06 April

RTA announces completion of Jumeirah Palm Island Road Corridor and Access Project

RTA | Thursday, 06 April

ETA Star partners with ADCB on The Grandeur Residences

ETA STAR | Thursday, 06 April

Aspect Software partners with CTSoft to expand in the region

Al Yousuf LLC | Thursday, 06 April

I.R.I.S. introduces new Arabic and Farsi OCR technology and releases Middle-East versions for three I.R.I.S. products: Readiris Pro Corporate Edition, IRISPdf and iDRS

I.R.I.S. | Thursday, 06 April

Batelco announces new roaming agreement with Omani Qatari telecommunications company

Batelco | Thursday, 06 April

New Vice President, Regional Director for Starwood Hotels and Resorts arrives in the Middle East

Starwood Hotels and Resorts | Thursday, 06 April

Jotun Yemen Paints Co. Ltd unveil new paint and coatings factory in Aden

Jotun UAE | Thursday, 06 April

RAK Free Trade Zone to build 400 warehouses

RAK Free Trade Zone | Thursday, 06 April

Leading retail distributor wins recognition for second year in a row

Source IT | Thursday, 06 April

Hummingbird announces the opening of Authorized Representative of Hummingbird in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia

Hummingbird | Thursday, 06 April

EMC unveils world's first enterprise-class archiving software based on a unified archiving platform

EMC Middle East | Thursday, 06 April

Oracle to address small business and human resource challenges in Saudi Arabia

Oracle Middle East | Thursday, 06 April

First Gulf Bank backs privatisation conference

First Gulf Bank (FGB) | Thursday, 06 April

Cayan and Amlak announce exclusive home finance opportunity for Infinity residents

Palma Real Estate | Thursday, 06 April

NBAD to be the gold sponsor of Privatization of Infrastructure Facilities Conference 2006

National Bank of Abu Dhabi (NBAD) | Thursday, 06 April

Gulf Air increases flights to and from Qatar

Gulf Air | Thursday, 06 April

A delegation from ESCAWA visits GOIC

GOIC | Thursday, 06 April

Co-operation agreement between DUC and DWA

Dubai University College | Thursday, 06 April

International Investment Company selects PIC Solutions for credit risk scoring

PIC Solutions | Thursday, 06 April

US$100m Dubai property fund by Investors Provident

Investors Provident (IP) | Thursday, 06 April

TECOM Investments partners with e-TQM College to promote quality management

Dubai Holding | Thursday, 06 April

THE LAND awards construction contract to Al Arrab for first 3 towers

THE LAND | Thursday, 06 April

Cairo Amman Bank sponsors Wedding Show Exhibition 2006

Cairo Amman Bank (CAB) | Thursday, 06 April

Bahrain Islamic Bank Q1 net profits BD3.8 million

Bahrain Islamic Bank (BIsB) | Thursday, 06 April

KOM Networks reveals Hard Disk Archiving Server for Microsoft Windows 2003 R2 at SNW

KOM Networks | Thursday, 06 April

AME Info celebrates 10 years of growth and success

AME Info | Wednesday, 05 April

Fatila Technology LLC to offer hi-tech security systems & solutions for multi-functional operations

Fatila Technology LLC | Wednesday, 05 April

Dell™ unveils next-generation mobile workstations with desktop-class performance in EMEA

Dell | Wednesday, 05 April

Sales continue to grow in 2006 for Dubai Duty Free

Dubai Duty Free (DDF) | Wednesday, 05 April

Al Ateyya discusses conference for exploring the investment opportunities in Yemen with GOIC

GOIC | Wednesday, 05 April

Unicorn Investment Bank enters Jordan

Unicorn Investment Bank (UIB) | Wednesday, 05 April

UGB/KAMCO open in Qatar

United Gulf Bank (UGB) | Wednesday, 05 April

31st International Spring Trade Fair opens at

Dubai International Exhibition and Conference Centre

Al Fajer | Wednesday, 05 April

The SAP World Tour in Dubai

SAP Arabia | Wednesday, 05 April

Markaz holds General Assembly meeting

Kuwait Financial Centre (Markaz) | Wednesday, 05 April

New premises for Dubai Central Lab

Dubai Municipality | Wednesday, 05 April

Rezidor SAS to bring Regent hotels to Mid East

Rezidor SAS Hospitality | Wednesday, 05 April

Saudi Arabia's public sector gets top marks in technology adoption and use

Cisco Systems | Wednesday, 05 April

Liali Jewellery appointed as UAE's retailer for reputed Indian brand, Eros Jewellery

Liali Jewellery | Wednesday, 05 April

Arab Media Forum Opens in Dubai on April 26th

Arab Media Forum | Wednesday, 05 April

First Gulf Bank selects InfrasoftTech for its Anti Money Laundering solution

Infrasoft Technologies | Wednesday, 05 April

Sustainable development to be hot topic at hotel conference

Arabian Hotel Investment Conference | Wednesday, 05 April

Saeed Al Muntafiq announced as the new Chairman of Young Arab Leaders

Young Arab Leaders (YAL) | Wednesday, 05 April

FP7 expands Abu Dhabi operations

Fortune Promoseven | Wednesday, 05 April

Vopak Horizon Fujairah to expand its oil terminal capacity

ENOC | Wednesday, 05 April

Imation unveils new Imation Flash Wristband

Imation Middle East | Wednesday, 05 April

RTA's Abdulla Al Madani ranked amongst the Top Ten IT managers of 2005

RTA | Wednesday, 05 April

Ashraf Safei appointed as new Sales and Marketing Director for The Al Sondos Suites by Le Meridien and Dar Al Sondos Apartment Hotel

Le Meridien | Wednesday, 05 April

Cadillac Middle East sales momentum maintained in 2005 with 17 per cent growth

GM Africa & Middle East | Wednesday, 05 April

Bin Sulayem meets Spanish investors

DTCM | Wednesday, 05 April

Islamic Investment Bank to open office at Dubai International Financial Centre

DIFC | Wednesday, 05 April

Emirates Airline debut Islamic sukuk bond receives top honors at Airfinance Journal's 7th annual Deal of the Year awards

Emirates | Wednesday, 05 April

Wataniya Telecom's profits up declares 80 per cent cash dividend & 5 per cent bonus shares

Wataniya Telecom | Wednesday, 05 April

Senior leaders attend GEMS Leadership Conference

GEMS | Wednesday, 05 April

Novell addresses finance sector challenges at FT Summit, Dubai

Novell Middle East | Wednesday, 05 April

UK Securities & Investment Institute announces accreditation of the Dubai International Financial Exchange (DIFX) Academy

DIFC | Wednesday, 05 April

adidas extends sporting presence with new concept store in Abu Dhabi

adidas-Salomon Emerging Markets | Wednesday, 05 April

Slimmer, lighter and more powerful notebooks from Dell™ deliver 3G connectivity, bio-metric security and durability

Dell | Wednesday, 05 April

WOIBEX 2007, the largest forum for businesswomen and leaders in the region to be held in Dubai

WOIBEX - Business Women Forum | Wednesday, 05 April

CA names Bradley J. Samargya chief learning officer

Computer Associates | Wednesday, 05 April

Dubai Logistics City receives commitments for over 2 million square metres of land

Dubai Logistics City (DLC) | Wednesday, 05 April

Standard Chartered Lead Arranger in USD 100 million syndicated loan

Standard Chartered Bank (SCB) | Wednesday, 05 April

Economic outlook is positive despite market corrections, says GIC

Gulf Investment Corporation (GIC) | Wednesday, 05 April

InterContinental Hotels Group opens second Holiday Inn property in Kuwait

Holiday Inn Hotels & Resorts | Wednesday, 05 April

DTCM presents Dubai's latest leisure opportunities at MITT 2006

DTCM | Wednesday, 05 April

International Investment Bank plans capital increase following strong growth in 2005

International Investment Bank | Wednesday, 05 April

Al Mandoob-cutting-edge PRO software

Micropro Computer | Wednesday, 05 April

World Health Day Forum highlights challenges in healthcare workforce

Dubai Healthcare City | Wednesday, 05 April

For the first time in the region talk all night for free on XPress network

XPress | Wednesday, 05 April

Pioneer Arabic family health web portal launches amid fanfare

Batelco | Wednesday, 05 April

National Bank of Kuwait selects Gifts Software's 'eGifts' funds transfer and payment solution

GIFTS Software | Wednesday, 05 April

Hard disk archiving (e-WORM) for Windows Storage Server 2003 R2 unveiled at SNW

KOM Networks | Wednesday, 05 April

Dubai Islamic Bank and Dubai World to launch US$ 5 billion family of sector specific private equity funds

Dubai Islamic Bank (DIB) | Tuesday, 04 April

Imation reveals world's smallest hard drive

Imation Middle East | Tuesday, 04 April

Bride Show Dubai 2006 and Ambiente Al Bayt Al Arabie opens under the patronage of H. H. Sheikha Manal Bint Mohammad

IIR Middle East | Tuesday, 04 April

Picture Perfect demonstrates the essential skills for a 'picture perfect' wedding

Jacky's Electronics | Tuesday, 04 April

The Fabulous Four to showcase the diversity of Welsh business

International Business Wales | Tuesday, 04 April

Imation unveils printable optical media with improved surface technology

Imation Middle East | Tuesday, 04 April

Western Digital launches its latest line of external hard drive storage in the Middle East

Western Digital Middle East | Tuesday, 04 April

Intel launches META Higher Education Inititative in Egypt

Intel Corporation | Tuesday, 04 April

PhotoWorld expo clicks on the digital revolution

Channels Exhibitions | Tuesday, 04 April

Kanoo Machinery launches state-of-the-art construction and materials handling equipment

Kanoo Machinery | Tuesday, 04 April

DWTC showcases exclusive wedding facilities at Bride 2006

Dubai World Trade Centre (DWTC) | Tuesday, 04 April

Tabreed scores with Abu Dhabi's Al Jazira Sports and Cultural Club

Tabreed | Tuesday, 04 April

Al Habtoor Motors wins the Best Distributor Award in the GCC and Middle East from Mitsubishi Fuso Truck & Bus Corporation

Al Habtoor Motors | Tuesday, 04 April

Delegates from Sharjah Transport visit RTA

RTA | Tuesday, 04 April

Civil Engineering Department of PCFC launches its new electronic service 'E-Site'

PCFC | Tuesday, 04 April

Kempinski Hotel Mall of the Emirates to become a landmark destination for tourists in the region

Kempinski Hotels & Resorts | Tuesday, 04 April

US property developers examine the latest property developments in Asia and the Middle East

Dubai Properties | Tuesday, 04 April

Al Mutaiwee presents FT Industry Awards

World Development Forum | Tuesday, 04 April

First of its kind service program introduced at Abu Dhabi Construct Exhibition

Trane | Tuesday, 04 April

EMIX establishes another link to Europe

Etisalat | Tuesday, 04 April

GEM awards USD 216 million contract to Hyundai

ENOC | Tuesday, 04 April

The Palace Royal suite at Sheraton Miramar - El Gouna has undergone the latest in technological refurbishments

Starwood Hotels and Resorts | Tuesday, 04 April

Etisalat announces the 2006 directories

Etisalat | Tuesday, 04 April

USRobotics implements state-of-the-art Wi-Fi system at Bahrain's Ramada Hotel

U.S. Robotics (USR) | Tuesday, 04 April

OKI to fight counterfeit consumables

OKI | Tuesday, 04 April

Private sector eyes latest VoIP solutions for better efficiency, scalability

Nextech | Tuesday, 04 April

Middle East Council of Shopping Centres looks to major expansion during 2006

MECSC | Tuesday, 04 April

Cisco Systems to introduce evolved Channel Partner Program at Cisco Partner Summit 2006

Cisco Systems | Tuesday, 04 April

Lloyds TSB Offshore Limited opens in the Dubai International Financial Centre

DIFC | Tuesday, 04 April

New W700 Walkman® phone launched

Sony Ericsson | Tuesday, 04 April

Executives sliding over to Acer's innovative Tablet PC

Acer Computer | Tuesday, 04 April

Dubai Waterfront takes part at Gulf Businesswomen's Forum in Jeddah

Dubai Waterfront | Tuesday, 04 April

DIFX welcomes Mashreq Capital DIFC Ltd as Member

DIFC | Tuesday, 04 April

Charterhouse celebrates its second anniversary

Charterhouse | Tuesday, 04 April

Fleming Gulf to host region's first International Financial Branding Conference

Fleming Gulf FZ LLC | Tuesday, 04 April

Delta Partners - the region's first top management advisory and investment firm in telecommunications opens its doors in Dubai Internet City

Delta Partners | Tuesday, 04 April

Kingdom Hotel Investments acquires Movenpick Resort & Spa Mauritius

Kingdom Hotel Investments | Tuesday, 04 April

InterContinental Hotels Group rewards four hotels for delivering exceptional guest satisfaction

InterContinental Hotels Group | Tuesday, 04 April

Al Jazeera International unveils media strand and announces Richard Gizbert as presenter

Al Jazeera | Tuesday, 04 April

Sabre Travel Network Middle East announces opening of new Bahrain offices

Sabre Travel Network | Tuesday, 04 April

Zebra launches EMEA channel programme to put partners first

Zebra Technologies | Tuesday, 04 April

The World Health Day 2006

Dubai Healthcare City | Tuesday, 04 April

DCCI convenes introductory workshop on Dubai Trade Point

Dubai CCI | Tuesday, 04 April

3rd Gulf Air Bahrain Grand Prix slated the best

Bahrain International Circuit | Tuesday, 04 April

PIC Solutions presents at leading Consumer Credit Conference in Bahrain

PIC Solutions | Tuesday, 04 April

Global launches Palestine Fund

Global Investment House | Tuesday, 04 April

Pistache takes forward retail expansion plans at Bride Show 2006

Pistache | Tuesday, 04 April

An official launch for Porsche Centre Doha

Porsche Middle East | Tuesday, 04 April

Wiser Oil and Axial Vector(TM) Engine Corporation (OTC Bulletin Board: AXVC) announce joint venture

AVEC | Tuesday, 04 April

Arabian Automobile Co. launches the all-new Nissan Pathfinder

Arabian Automobiles Co (AAC) | Tuesday, 04 April

Orbit becomes sole provider of BBC Prime in UAE

Orbit Satellite Television | Tuesday, 04 April

World Summit on Innovation & Entrepreneurship closes with a call to action

Global Leadership Team | Tuesday, 04 April

Fortis launches the Arabia Fund

Fortis | Tuesday, 04 April

World Summit on Innovation & Entrepreneurship officially opened in Muscat

Global Leadership Team | Monday, 03 April

Zabeel Investments inks AED 700 million deal with Europe's largest holiday hotelier, TUI Hotels and resorts

Zabeel Investments | Monday, 03 April

Gulf Air announces more flights from Muscat this summer

Gulf Air | Monday, 03 April

Investcorp and Interlachen Capital Group form strategic partnership

Investcorp | Monday, 03 April

Moody's enhances GIC's rating outlook from stable to positive

Gulf Investment Corporation (GIC) | Monday, 03 April

Dubai: USA's greatest ally in fight against terror, says former NYPD Chief

International Business Events | Monday, 03 April

UAE tops GCC in Real Estate investment survey

RSP Group | Monday, 03 April

Campaign to promote public relations as a promising career

MEPRA | Monday, 03 April

Citruss TV celebrates its first year of TV shopping

Citruss TV | Monday, 03 April

Etisalat signs on as main sponsor of 25th Anniversary celebrations of General Secretariat of Municipalities

Etisalat | Monday, 03 April

Khor Al Raha apartments at al Raha Beach go on sale

ALDAR Properties | Monday, 03 April

DCCI receives a large Swedish trade delegation

Dubai CCI | Monday, 03 April

Destination Singapore for next International Islamic Finance Forum

IIFF | Monday, 03 April

Fastlink grants 20 per cent additional credit on pre-paid cards

Fastlink | Monday, 03 April

Honeymoon romance in the air at Dnata Holidays' Bride Show debut

Dnata | Monday, 03 April

Sharjah's participation at the World Travel Fair (WTF) in Shanghai branded as a success

SCTDA | Monday, 03 April

STME gears up to target growing regional banking sector through its participation in FT Summit & Exhibition 2006

STME | Monday, 03 April

Dubai property law targets 'sham arrangements'

Al Tamimi & Co | Monday, 03 April

GEM signs USD 90 million loan agreement with First Gulf Bank

ENOC | Monday, 03 April

ABM unveils the new Mac mini in the Middle East

Arab Business Machine (ABM) | Monday, 03 April

Bin Sulayem meets Spanish investors

DTCM | Monday, 03 April

Tamweel unveils new promotion for Villa properties

Tamweel | Monday, 03 April

HDI expands global reach with new operations in Europe, the Middle East and Africa

HDI | Monday, 03 April

DAMAC Properties launches Smart Heights

DAMAC Group | Monday, 03 April

Celebrating 'GE Day' for the first time in Saudi Arabia

General Electric (GE) | Monday, 03 April

Wyeth Pharmaceuticals inaugurates MENA HQ at Dubai Healthcare City

Wyeth | Monday, 03 April

du opens link to global telecom service

du | Monday, 03 April

ADNH Annual General Assembly announces profits of AED 332 million for 2005

Abu Dhabi National Hotels (ADNH) | Monday, 03 April

MedZone to set up its manufacturing facility at Dubai Techno Park

Techno Park | Monday, 03 April

Hyperion addresses growing need of Business Performance Management in the Financial Services Sector

Hyperion | Monday, 03 April

Etisalat honored for participation in 5th Training and Employment Week, Al Ain

Etisalat | Monday, 03 April

Dubai Islamic Bank's Al Ain operations create new opportunities for UAE nationals

Dubai Islamic Bank (DIB) | Monday, 03 April

eCompany participates at Financial Technology Summit

eCompany | Monday, 03 April

Motexha 2006, Middle East region's largest trade show for textiles and fashion opens

IIR Middle East | Monday, 03 April

Help Desk Institute certifies Saudi Aramco's IT contact centre and SAP KC service desks

International Learning Solutions | Monday, 03 April

PRO TECHnology eyes Saudi Arabian market for regional expansion

PRO TECHnology | Monday, 03 April

BSA urges enterprises to use Software Asset Management for implementing good corporate governance

Business Software Alliance (BSA) | Monday, 03 April

Etihad Airways appoints manager for expanding operations in Morocco

Etihad Airways | Monday, 03 April

Siemens seminar to discuss migration to VoIP solutions

Siemens | Monday, 03 April

EGIBL strengthens global position with alliance with the largest shared ATM network in Pakistan

EGIBL | Monday, 03 April

Simple scanning from Canon Middle East

Canon Middle East | Monday, 03 April

Mott MacDonald to engineer Jumeirah Golf Estates

Nakheel Properties | Monday, 03 April

PWC Logistics promotes the role of IT in logistics at PSUT

PSUT | Monday, 03 April

Qatar delegation visits GIS Centre at DM

Dubai Municipality | Monday, 03 April

DERA Conference highlights importance of research in sustaining UAE's economic growth

Dubai DED | Monday, 03 April

Limited special edition of the world's most expensive MP3 player with diamonds, gold and aquamarine launched in the Middle East

TrekStor | Monday, 03 April

Dubai Business Women Council organizes the 6th Swiss Education Fair in the UAE

Dubai CCI | Monday, 03 April

Jacky's launches Fujimoto digital enlarger at PhotoWorld Dubai 2006

Jacky's Electronics | Monday, 03 April

National Bank of Dubai launches interest-paying current account

National Bank of Dubai (NBD) | Monday, 03 April

Batelco sponsors UoB 7th Career's Day

Batelco | Monday, 03 April

Royal & SunAlliance launches 'fasterquote' - the region's first comprehensive online insurance service

Royal & Sun Alliance | Monday, 03 April

Dusit Dubai appoints new Director of Sales & Marketing

Dusit Dubai | Monday, 03 April

A New General Manager for Sheraton Miramar Resort - El Gouna

Starwood Hotels and Resorts | Monday, 03 April

Foundry switches deployed as high capacity backbone infrastructure by the Egyptian Universities Network

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