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Abu Dhabi Calendar: TechFest 2016, 24th April – Save the Date!

There is only one week left for the Second Annual TechFest 2016 at NYUAD Saadiyat Campus, and the excitement is growing very fast. After months of planning, we are finally seeing how this event takes shape, and how the university…

National Pavilion United Arab Emirates Announces the 28 Interns Chosen To Be Part of the Venice Internship Program

The National Pavilion United Arab Emirates (UAE) la Biennale di Venezia is pleased to announce the selection of 28 interns who will participate in the Venice Internship in 2016 during the 15th International Architecture Exhibition of la Biennale di Venezia…

Former UK Defence Secretary to present case for “Brexit” at Capital Club Dubai

As part of its ongoing guest speaker lecture series, Capital Club, Dubai’s Premier Private City Club and member of the ENSHAA group of companies, will welcome former UK Defence Secretary, Dr Liam Fox MP, on 31 March from 7-9pm, to…

The Top 5 Traits Of The Best Startups In The Middle East

At the Seedstars World Finals in Switzerland earlier this month, there were two startups from the Middle East among the 12 finalists, and many more among the 50+ startups from around the world. Omniup Ads from Morocco and Yaqut from…

Bollywood Dazzles Dubai with TOIFA 2016

Pan Bahar Presents Times of India Film Awards in Partnership with Gulf Air & Splash in Association with Uttar Pradesh Tourism, Rising Uttar Pradesh, Capital Group & Rach Entertainment, Datsun. Bajirao Mastani wins the maximum number of awards across categories…

From Arabia to the World: Mandilicious to Bring Its Authentic Cuisine of Arabia to Canada

The highly acclaimed and popular restaurant chain in the Middle East, Mandilicious™, will soon open its doors in Canada, following a Master Franchise Agreement signed with a private investment group. The first outlet will open before summer 2016, in a…

Deal On: Anniversary Celebrations at Original Wings and Rings Dubai

To celebrate its second anniversary in Dubai, Original Wings and Rings will be partying every weekend throughout the month of March and April with their guests! Every Friday, for two whole months, the venue will be offering a special day-time…

Arab World’s Leading Investment Bank Introduces EFG One on One MENA Consensus, a Unique Real-Time Poll of Top Global Investors and Listed Companies

New annual survey will be a feature of the largest MENA investor conference, which grew in size once more in 2016 More than 455 international fund managers and institutional investors from 221 institutions with aggregate assets under management in excess…

Seedstars: Forget Aid and Volunteering, Here are the Businesses that Drive Real Impact

Have you ever been in the same place with the 60 best startups from emerging markets? No? Put away your TV, your apps, and let me invite you to a snapshot of innovation around the world. There’s the 13-year old…

Recap: 11th Edition of the MENA Cristal Innovation & Digital Congress

The 11th edition of the MENA Cristal Innovation & Digital Congress took place on February 18 at the Sofitel Dubai Jumeirah Beach. Over 300 delegates and 30 speakers from the MENA region took part in the event, each with a…

Book Your Spot: MENA Cristal Innovation & Digital Congress – February 18

The MENA Cristal Innovation & Digital Congress is an event tailored for Marketers and the Advertising industry. This year, the 11th Edition is held in Dubai on February 18th @Sofitel Jumeirah Beach. Attendees will benefit from regional and international expertise, through…

UAE Innovation: Winners of UAE Drones for Good Award Announced

The winners of the UAE Drones for Good Award have been announced! The 2016 edition of the innovative competition launched in Dubai and championed by HH Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid has awarded the national champion 1 Million dirhams, while the…

Leading Online Beauty Store Basharacare Expands across the GCC

BasharaCare, the leading online beauty store in the UAE, has now opened up to shoppers in the rest of the GCC. This expansion opens up BasharaCare’s unique shopping experience to customers across the gulf, including Saudi Arabia, Qatar, Kuwait, Oman,…

UNLEASH: The World’s Most Unconventional Meeting of Young Talent (June 8-10, 2016)

PANGEA Is Back At It Do you remember the greatest display of young talent ever held in history? Think no further, because it was The 2015 Starting Point and it took place in Madrid as Pangea’s first global event. This…

For Dubai Pizza Lovers: JBR Celebrates PizzaExpress’ 50th Anniversary

PizzaExpress offers live jazz, funk and soul music and great pizza throughout the month of February Jumeirah Beach Residence (JBR), a renowned destination that is developed and managed by Dubai Properties (DP), is hosting the 50th anniversary of PizzaExpress at Jumeirah Beach…

Jumeirah Group Appointed By Select Group for Marina Gate

Jumeirah Group, the global hotel company and a member of Dubai Holding, has signed an agreement with Select Group to manage 508 properties within Marina Gate, their flagship residential development at the gateway to Dubai Marina. Jumeirah Group will bring its luxury hospitality…

Launch of the Arabia CSR Awards 9th Cycle

The 2016 edition of the Arab Region’s most sought after annual awards was officially introduced in a press launch in Cairo, Egypt. In a new move, the Arabia CSR Awards 2016 first public launch was held outside the United Arab…

Mindshare’s “Content Decoded” Wraps Up in Dubai

Mindshare, which is part of WPP, is a global media agency network helping clients to make collaborative and adaptive decisions across their paid, owned, and earned marketing in real-time. “Content Decoded,” the agency’s themed annual media summit, came to a…

Time For An Upgrade: 5 Top Smartphones You Should Expect in 2016

New and more high-tech smartphones are set to take the industry by storm this year. According to eMarketer, nearly 2 billion people worldwide will get a new smartphone in 2016, especially with the new innovative features that are expected to…

QNB Group: Financial Results for the Year Ended 31 December 2015

QNB Group, a leading bank in the Middle East and Africa, continued to record robust growth in profitability, with Net Profit for 2015 amounting to QR11.3 billion (USD3.1 billion), up by 7.7% compared to 2014. Based on the strong financial…