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Dubai, UAE, 19 September 2017:  LG Electronics (LG) is on a quest to redefine the possibilities of tomorrow by introducing the most innovative home appliances and electronics available today. However, recently LG has introduced robots into its product portfolio and has showcased a variety of soon-to-be-released robots at various events across... Read more
Marina Rinaldi and Ashley Graham. The Model influencer continues in her role as the face of the brand for the FW 2017-2018 campaignDubai, UAE, September 19, 2017:   The Korean photographer Hong Jan Hyun has used gritty black and white images to define the mood of the Marina Rinaldi FW 2017-18 campaign, featuring for the second consecutive year... Read more
“Manuela” wrap coat with belt in the same fabric.. An iconic coat.. Timeless, perfect proportions.. Luxurious, in pure camelhair the Manuela represents the essence of quality and philosophy of Max Mara: to dress all women, with style and finesse, enhancing their personality.A true classic, the Manuela coat was first created in 1998... Read more
Doha, Qatar – 13 September 2017:  Barwa Bank, Qatar's the most recent Shari’ah compliant banking service provider, announced the names of the most recent round of draw winners for Thara’a, its Shari’ah compliant savings account, at the Bank’s headquarters. As the draw results showed, Mr. Hassan Ahmed... Read more
240-kg chocolate tower beats the heat with LG DUALCOOL air conditionersDubai, UAE – September 13, 2017:   In an attempt to creatively illustrate how advancements in technology trump the long-lived difficulties of extreme temperatures faced in the Middle East and Africa, LG Electronics (LG) conducted an experiment to demonstrate how the... Read more
DOHA, Qatar – 12 September 2017:  In light of its ongoing successes, Qatar Finance and Business Academy (QFBA), in cooperation with the Qatar Financial Centre (QFC) Authority and the country’s banking sector, is launching the new academic term of its Kawader program for the fifth consecutive year, which kicked off... Read more
Qatar, September 12, 2017:  Chocolate is perhaps the first edible that comes to mind when we think of the word ‘indulgence’. For some, it is a great stress-buster that uplifts the mood and the perfect gift for all celebrations. For others, it’s a heart-healthy choice for dessert and definitely the sweetest way to draw a smile... Read more
Pink, red, yellow, indigo and green.. A multi-colored enigma, she, a vibrant dream.Dubai, UAE, September 11, 2017:  An aesthetic waltz of colors, iridescence that reflect the ebb and flow of emotions and designs that simply charm, this novel AIGNER collection is a work of pure magic. Dainty and graceful, the jewellery is woven out... Read more
Dubai, UAE, September 10, 2017:  Rimmel London is excited to announce James Molloy as the newly appointed Global Makeup Ambassador.  A rising star known for his incredible creativity and skills in creating unique, coveted looks for high fashion runway, editorial and red carpet. James has been recognised by the brand as a powerful voice... Read more
Doha, Qatar – September 6, 2017:   Connections between business, law, and media make the sports industry unique, according to an expert on sports media law who spoke at Northwestern University in Qatar (NU-Q).Mark Conrad, author of The Business of Sports and a professor at Fordham University in New York, spoke at a session at NU-Q where... Read more
Launched three weeks ago, HUAWEI nova 2 Plus is one of the fastest selling Huawei devices this yearDubai, United Arab Emirates - September 5, 2017:  HUAWEI nova 2 Plus, the latest smartphone from Huawei has experienced exceptional demand in the UAE to become one of the fastest selling Huawei devices this year. HUAWEI nova 2 Plus sales... Read more
Dubai, UAE, August 30, 2017:  The new Etro collection is overflowing with that quintessentially Italian brand of elegance, with iconic designs and the finest artisanal expertise. The unmistakeable Paisley pattern is given a modern makeover courtesy of the most hi-tech materials around, with timeless colors and stunning details. The result... Read more
Offering a rich mixture of leisure FacilitiesDoha, Qatar – 23th August 2017:  As part of its continuous efforts to provide a rich mixture of leisure Facilities to its guests, Banana Island Resort Doha by Anantara is offering special deal to its guests who wishes to organize their business meetings at an Iconic Island, and get some fresh... Read more
Offering a rich mixture of leisure FacilitiesDoha, Qatar – 23th August 2017:  As part of its continuous efforts to provide a rich mixture of leisure Facilities to its guests, Banana Island Resort Doha by Anantara is offering special deal to its guests who wishes to organize their business meetings at an Iconic Island, and get some fresh... Read more
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THE PASTICCINO BAG, THE LATEST MUST-HAVE STYLE FROM WEEKEND MAX MARA’S FALL/WINTER 2017 COLLECTION  Dubai, UAE, September 20, 2017:  In Italian, the word Pasticcino means ‘small pastry’; a bite-sized bon-bon that melts decadently in the mouth. The Pasticcino Bag, the latest must-have style from Weekend Max Mara, is just as delectable. With its fluffy volume, oversized clasp and cheerful patterns this bon-bon is a happy pleasure and a delicious treat for the eyes.  An instant mood-booster, it sets a playful tone for easy weekends, spirited parties or spontaneous evenings after work. The Pasticcino Bag is a super clutch, with a good attitude. Its ......read more

Dubai, United Arab Emirates – 20th September, 2017:  Huawei Consumer Business Group today held a media open day in Dubai, UAE, to discuss the future of innovation in the Middle East region. This is a second stop right after IFA that was held in Berlin on 1st September. Led by Chief Marketing Officer, Huawei Consumer Business Group (CBG), Ms. Glory Cheung, and Mr. Gene Jiao, President of Huawei CBG, Middle East & Africa, the event highlighted the key innovations Huawei is driving in the consumer smartphone industry, both globally and regionally, as well as Huawei’s brand ambition to become a global iconic tech brand.  Huawei is the third biggest smartphone brand w ......read more

Dubai, UAE, 19 September 2017:  LG Electronics (LG) is on a quest to redefine the possibilities of tomorrow by introducing the most innovative home appliances and electronics available today. However, recently LG has introduced robots into its product portfolio and has showcased a variety of soon-to-be-released robots at various events across the world that will reshape tomorrow to make the lives of the everyday consumer more productive and convenient. LG’s impressive collection of robots boasts simplistic usability and includes the Lawnmower Robot, the Hub Robot and HOM-BOT® in addition to the more specialized Airport Robot and Airport Cleaning Robot. The Hub Robot united ......read more

Marina Rinaldi and Ashley Graham The Model influencer continues in her role as the face of the brand for the FW 2017-2018 campaign Dubai, UAE, September 19, 2017:   The Korean photographer Hong Jan Hyun has used gritty black and white images to define the mood of the Marina Rinaldi FW 2017-18 campaign, featuring for the second consecutive year Ashley Graham. The American super model and influencer thus strengthens her bond with the brand, acting both as its face and international ambassador. Strongly reflecting the values of Marina Rinaldi, Ashley powerfully represents the universe of all those self-confident women who want to show off and play with their own physicality. The ......read more

“Manuela” wrap coat with belt in the same fabric. An iconic coat. Timeless, perfect proportions. Luxurious, in pure camelhair the Manuela represents the essence of quality and philosophy of Max Mara: to dress all women, with style and finesse, enhancing their personality. A true classic, the Manuela coat was first created in 1998 and is always available in the Max Mara stores in four colours: camel, black, red and navy. For Pre-Fall 2017 Max Mara also released four new colours: pink, yellow, mint green and light blue. #MaxMara #MaxMaraManuela “Every few years we feel the need to present a collection that is just about Max Mara, our brand values and our unique ......read more

Doha, Qatar – 13 September 2017:  Barwa Bank, Qatar's the most recent Shari’ah compliant banking service provider, announced the names of the most recent round of draw winners for Thara’a, its Shari’ah compliant savings account, at the Bank’s headquarters.  As the draw results showed, Mr. Hassan Ahmed A M AL-Mutawa, Mr. Nasser Mohd N AL-Tamimi, Mr.  Ahmad Eliyas A Shibani and Mrs. Aisha Erhama A S AL-Kuwari, each won a cash prize of QR 10,000. Also, a cash prize worth QR 5,000 was awarded to the following bank clients: Mr. Ismail Bin Suboh, Mr.  Ali Hassen A M AL-Mohammadi, Mr. Bibibakhiyar Mahoudinowdaz, Mrs. Amna Saleh H S Alaqili, M ......read more

240-kg chocolate tower beats the heat with LG DUALCOOL air conditioners Dubai, UAE – September 13, 2017:   In an attempt to creatively illustrate how advancements in technology trump the long-lived difficulties of extreme temperatures faced in the Middle East and Africa, LG Electronics (LG) conducted an experiment to demonstrate how the LG DUALCOOL air conditioner still cools, even when the outdoor temperature spikes to 65 degrees Celsius.  To showcase the performance of the LG DUALCOOL, LG tasked the winner of the World Chocolate Masters Competition – Frank Hasnoot – who stated that in order to build chocolate sculptures, the indoor temperature needs to be ......read more

DOHA, Qatar – 12 September 2017:  In light of its ongoing successes, Qatar Finance and Business Academy (QFBA), in cooperation with the Qatar Financial Centre (QFC) Authority  and the country’s banking sector, is launching the new academic term of its Kawader program for the fifth consecutive year, which kicked off on September 10 and will conclude on December 14, 2017. Commenting on the occasion, Dr. Mohammed Abdulla Al-Emadi, Acting CEO of QFBA, said:  "This edition comes in the context of continuing the remarkable success of the Kawader program in its previous terms, with the launch of the new academic term in September, where a number of talent ......read more

Qatar, September 12, 2017:  Chocolate is perhaps the first edible that comes to mind when we think of the word ‘indulgence’. For some, it is a great stress-buster that uplifts the mood and the perfect gift for all celebrations. For others, it’s a heart-healthy choice for dessert and definitely the sweetest way to draw a smile on a child’s face. For Jean Galler, however, chocolate is his life. Born to a family of professional gourmets, Galler’s DNA carried the genes of sweetness and indulgence. After establishing his own chocolate manufactory in the Liège area back in 1976, the young craftsman went on to introduce to the world, a palate-gratifying range o ......read more

Pink, red, yellow, indigo and green. A multi-colored enigma, she, a vibrant dream. Dubai, UAE, September 11, 2017:  An aesthetic waltz of colors, iridescence that reflect the ebb and flow of emotions and designs that simply charm, this novel AIGNER collection is a work of pure magic. Dainty and graceful, the jewellery is woven out of a fairytale where the multi-colored circlet embodies the AIGNER woman’s splendid dreams and aspirations.  With a palette inspired by the sea, luminous blue and white Swarovski stones shimmer with vibrant colors, and are artfully shaped into circles and squares. Finely crafted silver links attach the shapes to the AIGNER “A” ins ......read more

Dubai, UAE, September 10, 2017:  Rimmel London is excited to announce James Molloy as the newly appointed Global Makeup Ambassador.  A rising star known for his incredible creativity and skills in creating unique, coveted looks for high fashion runway, editorial and red carpet. James has been recognised by the brand as a powerful voice to communicate Rimmel’s edgy and evolving beauty vision to both the consumer and influencer across all social and media platforms.  This new partnership is part of Rimmel’s move to develop and nurture up-and-coming, inspirational talent that connects with our consumers. Adored and respected by industry insiders, photographers and ......read more

Doha, Qatar – September 6, 2017:   Connections between business, law, and media make the sports industry unique, according to an expert on sports media law who spoke at Northwestern University in Qatar (NU-Q). Mark Conrad, author of The Business of Sports and a professor at Fordham University in New York, spoke at a session at NU-Q where he discussed issues that make the sports industry unique from other sectors, while also addressing exclusive ethical issues and media laws that surround the business model for sports organizations.   NU-Q is in the process of designing an executive education and graduate program in sports media and management. The program will serve as ......read more

Launched three weeks ago, HUAWEI nova 2 Plus is one of the fastest selling Huawei devices this year Dubai, United Arab Emirates - September 5, 2017:  HUAWEI nova 2 Plus, the latest smartphone from Huawei has experienced exceptional demand in the UAE to become one of the fastest selling Huawei devices this year. HUAWEI nova 2 Plus sales have been 10 times more compared to nova Plus at its launch period last year. Equipped with a unique 20MP high-definition front camera, a 12MP and 8MP rear dual camera and a professional portrait mode, the HUAWEI nova 2 Plus captures stunning selfies like never before. Further, it’s advanced audio experience, a stylish design, as well as an upgra ......read more

Dubai, UAE, August 30, 2017:  The new Etro collection is overflowing with that quintessentially Italian brand of elegance, with iconic designs and the finest artisanal expertise. The unmistakeable Paisley pattern is given a modern makeover courtesy of the most hi-tech materials around, with timeless colors and stunning details. The result is a triumph of tradition and innovation, proving that the brand’s creative spirit is conquering the world of eyewear, too. ET642S - Chelsea The dual acetate structure is enhanced by the frames’ rounded shape and the inclusion of the double bridge with gold metal profiling. This model is one of the stars of the catwalk and the brand&rsq ......read more

Dubai, UAE, August 29, 2017:  MCM (Modern Creation Munich) presents a new Eyewear Collection which celebrates the brand’s luxurious, non-conformist and innovative spirit. With bold shapes adorned by exclusive detailing and artisanal finishing, the collection’s classic influences are brought up to date with contemporary style and a timeless design. MCM636S - HAYDN These unisex sunglasses – which were unveiled as part of the brand’s new advertising campaign – feature unique round frames in acetate. The model is embellished with a bold double bridge in metal, the design of which is inspired by the geometric shape of a cut diamond. Meanwhile, luxurious gold ......read more

Dubai, UAE, August 28, 2017:  The new season is overflowing with innovative materials and high-impact detailing, with clear inspiration drawn from the sophisticated world of haute couture. Blazing a trail somewhere between contemporary glamour and hi-tech design, each model oozes creativity, elegance and class. KL928S One of the star pieces in the new advertising campaign, these oval-shaped women’s sunglasses are characterised by the perfect combination of plastic and metal, which gives the frames an attractive, highly glamorous feel. A unique metal structure defines the front section and sleek, flowing temples emphasizes the transparency of the acetate, creating a playful col ......read more

The new Calvin Klein Platinum men’s and women’s eyewear provides a clean, sexy take on contemporary style. Designed with sophisticated ease, the edgy silhouettes are completed with cool, clean accents and distinctive color palettes. SUN MEN’S ck3195S. A metal nose bridge and brow bar accents the look of this cool, classic shape. Colorful       and half-flash lenses provide an edgy, masculine style. Thin metal temples are completed with acetate tips in the same color as the frame front. Available in shiny black, matte black and shiny tortoise. ck1221S. Featuring a combination of materials, this classic navigator is enhanced with contemporary design ......read more

Ratings: Foreign and Local Currency: AA-/Negative/A-1+ For further details see ratings list. Overview We expect the ongoing boycott of Qatar's economy will lead • to slower economic growth and hamper fiscal and external performance as outflows of external financing are offset by drawing upon government assets. The Qatari authorities are utilizing the country's large fiscal assets to limit the impact. We are affirming our 'AA-/A-1+' ratings on Qatar and removing them from CreditWatch with negative implications. The negative outlook reflects our view of the potential consequences of the boycott on Qatar's economic, fiscal, and external metrics, espec ......read more

Offering a rich mixture of leisure Facilities Doha, Qatar – 23th August 2017:  As part of its continuous efforts to provide a rich mixture of leisure Facilities to its guests, Banana Island Resort Doha by Anantara is offering special deal to its guests who wishes to organize their business meetings at an Iconic Island, and get some fresh air, sunshine and sea breeze and Surround themselves with crystal clear waters and breathtaking views to get the inspiration and motivation going.  Banana Island Resort Doha by Anantara offers businesses convenient half-day and full-day packages, which include all the amenities that their guests might need to have a productive day. Alon ......read more

20th August 2017, Dubai, U.A.E.:  With soaring temperatures and busy lifestyles, SOUQ.com is enabling parents to conveniently shop all ‘Back to School’ essentials at click of a button and have the products delivered to their doorstep.  Offering exciting discounts up to 60% off on ‘Back-to-School’ collection, SOUQ.com promises to be your one-stop shop for all school requisites. From school bags, stationary, uniforms, daily kitchen essentials, hygiene products, lunch items to study room furniture, printers and scanners, SOUQ.com is offering all this and much more at incredibly affordable prices.  Catering to multifaceted needs of parents and kids, SOUQ ......read more

Doha, Qatar – August 16, 2017:  The energy levels were high on the first day of orientation at Northwestern University in Qatar (NU-Q) as 95 freshmen started their undergraduate careers.  The incoming class – NU-Q’s 10th – is the largest and most diverse with students from more than 25 different nationalities. Fifty-six percent of the class is Qatari and there are 10 new nationalities joining the NU-Q student body: Algeria, Gambia, Lebanon, Philippines, Singapore, Sri Lanka, Sweden, Syria, Tanzania, and Ukraine. “Welcoming the Class of 2021 in NU-Q’s new building is a major milestone for us,” said Everette E. Dennis, dean and CEO. &ld ......read more

Inspiring and smart solutions featured in the 2018 edition to help customers make room for life in the heart of their home Dubai, 16 August 2017:  IKEA, the Swedish home furnishing retailer, has officially launched its highly anticipated 2018 Catalogue, packed with home furnishing products, ideas and offers inspiring people to make room for life at home. IKEA Catalogue, the most widely distributed book in the world and produced in 35 languages, is now available in the UAE.  The contents of the 2018 edition reflect a change in the way people use their living spaces in the wake of urbanisation and new technology. Through its extensive consumer research, IKEA has now identified ......read more

Health and safety tips for those travelling to Saudi Arabia to perform the annual Hajj pilgrimage  Dubai, UAE, August 16, 2017:  International SOS and Control Risks has issued the latest guidance to Muslims travelling from all over the world to attend Hajj in Saudi Arabia this month. Close to 2 million foreign and domestic pilgrims are expected to perform their religious duties in Mecca between August 30 and September 4, with many also travelling to Medina in the weeks before and after the pilgrimage. Hundreds of thousands of travellers have already arrived in Saudi Arabia, and local authorities and transportation hubs have been preparing for the busy period ahead. All member ......read more

14th August 2017, Dubai, U.A.E.:  SOUQ.com is hosting a two-day Samsung carnival from 14th -  15th  August for customers to get access to an extensive range of Samsung’s latest products at exciting and unparalleled offers. The electronics extravaganza will see new flash deals every four hours throughout the event across Samsung Mobiles, Wearables and Accessories.  Customers can benefit from the incredible deals on the one-stop-online shop for Samsung on SOUQ.com, and own the latest technology at click of a button. SOUQ.com has partnered with Samsung to provide Key Flagship products on sale include Samsung Galaxy S8/S8+, Samsung Galaxy S7 Dual SIM, Samsung Galaxy ......read more

Doha, August 13, 2017:  Mr. Ahmed Saif Al-Sulaiti, the Chairman of the Board of Directors at Qatar Fuel Company (WOQOD), approved the financial statements for the period ending on 30 June 2017. Announcing WOQOD’s financial results Chief Executive Officer, Saad Rashid Al-Muhannadi said that the Net profit for the parent company (after excluding minority interest) amounted to QR 373 million as compared to QR 540 million for the same period in 2016, with a decrease of QR 167 million or 31%. The main reasons for the decrease in earnings, as compared to first half of 2016, is primarily attributed to the change in the new terms for fuel supplies to WOQOD and its customers, and second ......read more

Al Habtoor: the UAE economy is strong and stable GCC allies must remain unified and mobilize resources to fight against false propaganda coming from Qatari-funded news channels 10 AUGUST 2017 – DUBAI, UAE:  Khalaf Ahmad Al Habtoor, Founding Chairman, Al Habtoor Group hosted a select group of panellists and guests to address the ongoing boycott of Qatar and the terrorism propaganda spread though Qatari-owned broadcaster Al Jazeera at the 4th ‘Open Talk’ discussion forum held on Wednesday 9 August 2017 at the Al Habtoor Group headquarters.   Al Habtoor, a vocal speaker and influential writer on the Middle East, spoke candidly to an audience of more t ......read more

Doha, Qatar – August 9, 2017:  Northwestern University in Qatar (NU-Q) will welcome its largest class of undergraduate students to the University’s new building in August. NU-Q’s 10th class will attend a week of orientation sessions that are designed to help prepare them for their undergraduate experience, as well as introduce them to Northwestern traditions that are a part of every student’s experience at Northwestern – in Doha and the home campus. From the University’s mascot to its fight song, along with the traditional ‘March Through the Arch,’ the orientation introduces NU-Q students to the Northwestern global community.  & ......read more

LONDON (S&P Global Ratings) Aug. 9, 2017:  In a Credit FAQ titled "Potential Implications Of Qatar Boycott For Gulf Cooperation Council Sovereigns," published today, S&P Global Ratings responds to questions that have surfaced in recent discussions with issuers and investors about the implications of the Qatar boycott by a group of states for the Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC) sovereigns. S&P Global Ratings believes that the impact of a group of states cutting diplomatic ties, as well as trade and transport links, with Qatar on June 5, 2017, may not be confined to within Qatar's borders. We expect that political tensions within the GCC will persist over the n ......read more

FREE EYEWEAR & EYECARE FOR CHILDREN Dubai, UAE, August 8, 2017:  Since Grand Optics’ inception in 1997, by the founder & CEO Shawqi Ghanem, the company has been fully dedicated to their clientele and focused to further strengthen its position as the most trusted optical services provider in the region. Throughout its twenty years, Grand Optics has provided innovative vision solutions and has captured the imagination of customers across the UAE, Oman, Egypt, Bahrain, Saudi Arabia and Qatar. Grand Optics is the region’s leading luxury eyewear retailer and provider of innovative vision care, and is giving back to the community through their newly launched cause dedic ......read more

Amended Regulation being updated to give consumers additional protection; direct consumer feedback collated via social media survey Doha, August 08, 2017:  The Communications Regulatory Authority (CRA) has reviewed the Spam Regulation published in December 2016 and made amendments that align it more closely with the Data Privacy Law published by the Ministry of Transport & Communications (MOTC) in December 2016. The revised regulation is designed to reduce the number of complaints about spam, direct marketing, and cybercrime lodged with Service Providers and CRA and enhance the overall experience of consumers in Qatar. The amendment also takes into consideration that unsolicit ......read more

8 August 2017 – Qatar, Doha -  The First Investor (“TFI”), a subsidiary of Barwa Bank Group and the leading Qatari closed shareholding investment banking firm, recently announced the completion of the acquisition of a prime Stuttgart office property via its TFI Europe Income Fund (“The Fund”).  Located in Stuttgart and leased to one of the leading German Automotive Groups. This investment is in line with TFI's strategy to identify attractive opportunities in developed markets like Germany and the UK, where it has already made considerable investments. The Fund, a close ended Shariah-compliant real state fund was recently established by TFI an ......read more

Introducing Raf Simons’ highly anticipated debut of CALVIN KLEIN 205W39NYC eyewear, which uniquely highlights the new Chief Creative Officer’s artistic and curatorial perspective of the brand. The new CALVIN KLEIN 205W39NYC eyewear collection features architectural silhouettes rendered with sleek, metal details in bold color combinations. These statement pieces are artfully conceived by combining delicate materials and finishes with negative space and color blocking. Each of the unique new styles is designed in the company’s global headquarters at 205 W 39 Street in New York City and made in Italy. CK8057S. Rectangular in shape, these sunglasses feature Art Deco inspi ......read more

Doha, August 05, 2017:  Al Khalij Commercial Bank (al khaliji) P.Q.S.C., Qatar’s next generation bank, is offering qualified employees the chance to spend an unforgettable summer and enjoy a worry-free shopping season with the launch of its new Personal Loan for Qataris, as part of the Bank’s Summer Campaign. The new offer, valid until 30 September 2017, provides registered Qatari employees with the opportunity to receive financing of up to QR 2,000,000 at a special 4.5% declining balance interest rate annual (equivalent flat rate 2.42%), as well as 50,000 bonus Nojoom points for new subscribers. In addition, employees availing the special offer during this summer season ......read more

Dubai, UAE; July 2017:  Oud Elite continues its journey to provide exquisite perfumes in Saudi Arabia and the Gulf with its latest addition: Rose Noir.  Darkening the character of a rose, the latest addition to Oud Elite’s fragrance line gives a modern twist to the light, enchanting scent of most women’s favourite flower.  Unexpectedly surrounded by intense sheer musk and powdery notes, it gives a luxurious feeling that arouses the senses.  Capturing the mystery of seduction with a sweet amber wood fragrance, Rose Noir is intriguing and subtle as a sophisticated woman is never ostentatious about her scent. Its black and gold packaging, associated to luxury, ......read more

Linda Farrow continues to push the boundaries of eyewear and collaborates with N°21 in the creation of a unique line of sunglasses. The timeless yet innovative aesthetic of N°21 blends perfectly with the luxurious craftsmanship of Linda Farrow. Inspired by the volumes and colorways found in the N°21 Spring/Summer 2017 ready-to-wear collection, Linda Farrow has developed a line of three classic feminine shapes revisited in a contemporary way through innovative materials and unexpected details. “Linda Farrow shares with N°21 an international appeal, product exclusivity and a strong ability to innovate. They work with the most cutting-edge brands and I am honored to be ......read more

Dubai, UAE, July 31, 2017:  Skyline University College, Sharjah has signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) with IDP Education-UAE as an Authorized Testing Venue of IELTS Examination for Academic and General Modules on July 30, 2017 at SUC campus. SUC Head of Academics Dr. Mohammad Hasan Saleh Inairat and IDP Education Ltd. Country Director for Gulf States Ms. Rashi Bhattacharya signed the MoU on behalf of their respective organizations.  The MOU was coordinated by the head of SUC English Language Center Dr. Victoria Verna.  This partnership was made with the aim of providing students with the services required in their higher education pursuit and opening an opportunity ......read more

Number of powerhouses on Oxford Business Group’s subscriber list continues to rise July 30, 2017:  The newly-released Fortune Global 500 Index for 2017 reaffirms the ever-increasing role that emerging markets are playing as a driver of growth across the world economy and the pull they are exerting on many of the biggest international companies. Oxford Business Group (OBG), which has long served as a valuable point of reference for investors seeking in-depth analysis and data on the emerging markets shaping the future balance of economic power, once again saw its subscriptions from the world’s biggest companies increase. Representatives from 336, or 67% of companies lis ......read more

Public Consultation invites suggestions and comments on proposed modifications to current SRD Class License  Doha, July 30, 2017:  The Communications Regulatory Authority (CRA) today launched a public consultation with revisions to the Class License for Short Range Devices (SRDs). The modifications will ensure that CRA enables the stakeholders to introduce new technologies and devices in the market and be better prepared for the future demands. Interested stakeholders have until August 16, 2017 to comment on the proposed changes published in the CRA website.  The proposed revisions to the Class License are designed to accommodate advances in radio-communications equipmen ......read more

Function that does not compensate on style, Riomaggiore is a multi-functional timepiece that exudes charisma and character. Dubai, UAE. July 26, 2017:  A brand that redefines trends, Cerruti 1881 unveils a timepiece that takes sophistication to the heights of imaginative excellence. Simple and chic, the timepiece is a splendid display of class that has its heart in its details. Almost capturing your attention immediately is the bold silhouettes that define the body of the timepiece; a classic, this masterpiece from Cerruti 1881 is a story of precision accented by indigenous detailing. The sunray brushed dial of the Swiss movement timepiece boasts a date window and a second ......read more

Sophisticated design with a modern finish. The new eyewear collection by Salvatore Ferragamo combines tradition with innovation, aesthetics with function, elegance with practicality. The result is eyewear loaded with unique style and personality. Men’s sunglasses SF844S These men’s sunglasses feature a square front section with thick temples in acetate. The star of the brand’s adv campaign, these sunglasses combine an exquisite, bold design with a brand-new metal bridge which underlines the contemporary vibe. Available in black, havana, blue and butterscotch. SF845S These round unisex sunglasses in acetate and metal feature a distinctive double b ......read more

Dubai, UAE, July 19, 2017:  Vintage inspiration and modern design come together in an alluring, sophisticated collection with luxurious details and a Seventies feel. The iconic models feature unique colors and reflections created by new gloss effects and highly distinctive material combinations, inspired by Chloé’s EFFORTLESS feminine elegance CE713S Graceful and lightweight, Mandy sunglasses feature a ribbon-like metal detail that embraces and decorates the top of the lenses and rests on the temples like a sinuous wave.  The contrast of materials and the gradient color of the front envelop this glamorous model in an enchanting harmony of light and shadow. The palette in ......read more

Dubai, UAE, July 16, 2017:  Throughout its twenty years, Grand Optics has captured the imagination of customers across the GCC – and has offered the latest styles in eyewear and the most advanced technology in eyewear. Grand Optics has become a powerful household name in optics – the retail concept integrates a portfolio of luxurious and trendy eyewear brands with a focus on providing innovative vision solutions.  The Grand vision is to be the region’s leading luxury eyewear retailer and provider of innovative vision care. Grand Optics represents an extensive variety of luxury, designer, bridge and exclusive brands for clinical eyewear and sunglasses – ......read more

Dubai, UAE, July 15, 2017:  Engagement parties and weddings, imperial receptions, balls, prestigious ceremonies, Opera evenings, aristocratic extravaganzas, theatre opening nights, music-hall glamour in the Roaring Twenties… these sparkling moments are celebrated by Chaumet and enraptured by music, the essential source of universal joie de vivre.  With Chaumet est une fête, the Maison pays tribute to the Parisian taste for an alchemy that conjures enchanted occasions; sparkling guests, an exceptional location, a stirring tempo and the elegance of a jewellery parure. The new High Jewellery collection evokes these instants of rhyme and radiance that inspire emotion and beau ......read more

Dubai, UAE, July 5, 2017:  Did you know that over 500,000 animals are cruelity tested on every year for cosmetics? or that 80% of the worls has no laws to prevent it from happening?, animal testing are outdated and unnecessary with the alternative far more effective, the problem is that people simply do not know this is the case which is why something needs to change.  The Body Shop was the first beauty company to campaign against animal testing back in 1980s with Cruelty Free International which led to an EU -Wide ban.  Today we are launching our new campaign to call for global BAN on animal testing and end it once and for all. Will appreciate your support in this camp ......read more

Dubai, UAE, July 5, 2017:  Skyline University College English Language Center (ELC) in collaboration with Sharjah Education Council has organized a 5-day IELTS Workshop termed as “Insights into IELTS” on June 11-15, 2017 at SUC Multi-Purpose Hall. More than 125 students have registered online to attend the free workshop.  SUC ELC Head, Dr. Victoria Verna gave a thorough orientation about the test format and the techniques of IELTS and conducted classes to students along with SUC ELT faculty from General Education Dr. Taleb Bilal Eli and ELT part time faculty Mr. Soheil.  Mrs. Amna Mohammed Alhammadi, Sharjah Education Council Director of Educational Operations a ......read more

Dubai, UAE, July 3, 2017:  This Ramadan witnessed a very special touch of added elegance, perfection and sophistication, as Swiss luxury watchmaker Jaeger-LeCoultre and well-known Moroccan caftan label designer Selma Benomar came together in a unique partnership. As part of this partnership, the two entities played host at an exclusive ‘ladies only’ suhour held at Jumeirah Al Qasr Royal Suite.  The suhour was a stylish celebration of the creative collaboration between Jaeger-LeCoultre and Selma Benomar. It showcased few pieces of her stunning new collection of caftans that perfectly matched the subtle, delicate colours and rich, deep shades of Jaeger-LeCoultre’ ......read more

Dubai, UAE, July 3, 2017:  Skyline University College has successfully gathered diplomats, government officials, corporate and media partners in an exclusive Suhoor Night in this auspicious month of Ramadan on June 5, 2017, at Al Majlis, Madinat Jumeirah, Dubai.  The UAE Ministry of Human Resources and Emiratisation Director of Labour Offices Department H.E. Sheikh Abdulrahman Mohammed Bin Rashid Al Mualla, Sharjah Investment and Development Authority-Shurooq CEO H.E. Marwan Bin Jassim Al Sarkal along with Consul General of India H.E. Vipul, Consul General of Morocco H.E. Abderrahim Rahhaly, Consul General of Azerbaijan H.E. Parviz Ismailzada, Consul General of Sri Lanka H.E. Ch ......read more

Portable projector that transforms a flat surface into an interactive touch screen makes its GCC debut  Unlike traditional projectors, Xperia Touch does more than just put on a show – it lets you surf and explore like never before Dubai, 2nd July 2017:  Sony Mobile Communications today announced that its new smart projector, Xperia Touch, is now available in select stores in Dubai and Saudi Arabia.    Built with the latest Sony intelligence, this compact and lightweight short-throw projector transforms a flat wall, table or floor into an interactive 23-inch HD touch screen. Whether you want to play games on the living room floor, project a recipe ont ......read more

Dubai, UAE, July 2, 2017:  The Alpha School is set to become a leader in innovative educational excellence in  Dubai. Its Founding Principal, Rachel Cashin is a certified Apple Education Trainer and renowned for being at the forefront of innovation. Her proven success in leading outstanding technology-driven schools includes most recently Ajman Academy.  Delivering a forward-thinking and transformative National Curriculum for England, The Alpha School integrates innovative experiences to make learning relevant and personal for all. Apple technologies including 1:1 iPads enable students to manage and customise their learning in a context where learning is accessible anywhere ......read more

Dubai, UAE, June 29, 2017:  Gant is an American lifestyle brand with a classic East Coast collegiate heritage, offering quality, authenticity and effortless style. Gant is the original “Prep,” founded in New Haven, CT in 1949, when the company first began plying Yale undergrads with perfect broadcloth shirts. Gant Time’s collection is designed to balance the brand’s elegant leisure lifestyle heritage with the fast-paced needs of today’s business and sports customer: crafting each timepiece not as merely a luxury item, but as an affordable, essential and trusted everyday accessory. The new collection of Gant timepieces convey the brand’s spirited ......read more

DUBAI, June 28, 2017:  Though people are driven to create art and express themselves, no two people are alike and no two users want the exact same thing from their tech devices and appliances. GCC residents are no different. Thanks to local government initiatives that aim to foster creativity within our communities, and thanks to a society that welcomes personal self-expression, there is an ever growing need to use devices creatively to express ourselves as unique individuals.   LG Electronics aims to innovate in a way where each individual can creatively express himself or herself. LG’s motto “Innovation for a better life” places an emphasis on the power of in ......read more

Slim with Stamina, OnePlus 5 features 6 GB RAM/8 GB RAM with Dash Charge capabilities  27th June 2017, Dubai, U.A.E.:  SOUQ.com has announced the pre-order of the OnePlus 5, the much-anticipated flagship smartphone from global mobile technology company OnePlus. The impressive device features a 16MP and 20MP dual camera - the highest resolution dual-camera system on a smartphone today. The OnePlus 5 captures the best quality photos with professional and powerful effects. The OnePlus 5 is available in limited stock for pre-order on SOUQ.com in the UAE starting at 1799 AED for 6GB version.  The industry-leading Qualcomm® Snapdragon™ 835 processor powers the OnePlu ......read more

Youngsters invited to enjoy two months of interactive indoor activities at IKEA over the summer holiday Dubai, 27 June 2017:  IKEA, the Swedish home furnishing retailer, has announced its plans for children across the UAE keeping them busy and entertained over the summer holidays. IKEA will be hosting the IKEA Summer Academy – a series of different indoor workshops for children aged six to 10. Beginning the 5th July up until the end of August, just before school term begins, youngsters can join the Academy and spend every Wednesday afternoon from expanding their creative and crafting skills through a series of educational and interactive activities. Special prizes will be aw ......read more

Eid Al Fitr and Eid Al Adha are the two major festivals in Islam. Eid Al Fitr, or the 'festival of breaking fast', marks the end of the holy month of Ramadan and the beginning of Shawaal, the 10th month of the Islamic lunar calendar. Eid al-Fitr is an important religious holiday celebrated by Muslims worldwide. The religious Eid is the first and only day in the month of Shawwal during which Muslims are not permitted to fast. The holiday celebrates the conclusion of the 29 or 30 days of dawn-to-sunset fasting during the entire month of Ramadan. The date for the start of any lunar Hijri month varies based on the observation of new moon by local religious authorities, so the exact day o ......read more

Dubai, UAE, June 24, 2017:  Throughout its twenty years, Grand Optics has captured the imagination of customers across the GCC – and has offered the latest styles in eyewear and the most advanced technology in eyewear. Grand Optics has become a powerful household name in optics – the retail concept integrates a portfolio of luxurious and trendy eyewear brands with a focus on providing innovative vision solutions.  The Grand vision is to be the region’s leading luxury eyewear retailer and provider of innovative vision care. Grand Optics represents an extensive variety of luxury, designer, bridge and exclusive brands for clinical eyewear and sunglasses – ......read more

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