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Sunday, 24 September

Mark Mobius – global pioneer
and emerging markets investment guru to address Funds Summit in Dubai

United Arab Emirates

Dr. Mark Mobius from Templeton Asset Management Ltd will be the keynote speaker at

IIR’s Funds Summit taking place in Dubai from 9 – 12 December at the Dusit
Hotel.

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The news stories from the past week are listed in chronological order
below

Ithmaar Bank to implement 3 major
projects worth USD2 billion

Ithmaar Bank | Sunday, 24 September

Dubai hosts Natalie Tours Congress
for the second time

DTCM | Sunday, 24 September

Al Tayer receives Ambassador of
Sudan and Consul General of Japan

Dubai CCI | Sunday, 24 September

Leaders in travel, SATA, enjoys
increase in figures

Sharjah International Airport | Sunday, 24 September

Sony Ericsson’s elegant Z550i
clamshell is now available in the Middle East

Sony Ericsson | Sunday, 24 September

Family-filled fun with Autumn
offer at Holiday Inn Hotels and Resorts

InterContinental Hotels Group | Sunday, 24 September

Stephen J. Rothel appointed Chief
Executive Officer of Bahrain Financial Harbour

Bahrain Financial Harbour (BFH) | Sunday, 24 September

Owners vote Cadillac CTS the best
in its segment

GM Africa & Middle East | Sunday, 24 September

Citibank launches new UK-based
investment service

Citibank | Sunday, 24 September

DCCI and Law Group receive
Chairman of International Court of Arbitration at the International Chamber of Commerce

Dubai CCI | Sunday, 24 September

Tamouh Investments appoint IJM
Consortium to execute construction of Zone C in there AED 5 billion Marina Square project

Tamouh Investments | Sunday, 24 September

Abu Dhabi headlines top UK &
German publications

Abu Dhabi Tourism Authority (ADTA) | Sunday, 24 September

55 % of Dubai’s HACCP certified
companies come from JAFZ

Environment, Health and Safety (EHS) | Sunday, 24 September

Two senior executives join the
growing Dubai Aerospace Enterprise team

Dubai Aerospace Enterprise (DAE) | Sunday, 24 September

EFG-Hermes rolls out online
trading

EFG-Hermes | Sunday, 24 September

Motorola announces wickedly
compelling portfolio of Bluetooth wireless devices for Middle East consumers at Fusion
2006

Motorola | Sunday, 24 September

Colliers International unveils
MENA expansion plans

Colliers International | Sunday, 24 September

Emirates Float Glass holds
financial closing ceremony

Dubai Investments (DI) | Sunday, 24 September

DAMAC Properties introduces the
‘Velvet Service’

Damac Properties | Sunday, 24 September

Shell outlines strategies to
contain climate change and promote education at third Middle East CSR Summit

Shell Middle East | Sunday, 24 September

Air Arabia announces additional
flights for Umrah

Air Arabia | Sunday, 24 September

Visa International appoints Abu
Ghazaleh General Manager for the Levant

Visa International | Sunday, 24 September

Global Union Energy Ventures
announces official opening of Middle East operation based in Bahrain

Global Union Energy Ventures | Sunday, 24 September

Al Awadhi: We created a unique
software that enlarges the callers’ data and targets 66 million Nokia users around the
world

FCC | Sunday, 24 September

Dubai School of Government
proposes joint Arab-U.S. leadership initiatives

Dubai School of Government | Sunday, 24 September

A new world class luxury Jumeirah
hotel to open in London

Jumeirah (Jumeirah International) | Sunday, 24 September

NBAD rewards a saving society
National Bank of Abu Dhabi (NBAD) | Sunday, 24 September

UAE web professionals urged to
send entries for H.H. Hamdan bin Rashid Al Maktoum web award as deadline nears

Business Software Alliance (BSA) | Sunday, 24 September

Oxford Business Group signs MoU
with QNB

Oxford Business Group | Sunday, 24 September

Tamweel extends 97 per cent
finance on villas

Tamweel | Sunday, 24 September

Alaqariya Media Group signs
substantial advertising campaign with Arab Media Group

Alaqariya Real Estate TV | Sunday, 24 September

Info2cell.com gears up to
capitalise on fast-growing mobile penetration rate in the Arab world

Info2cell.com | Sunday, 24 September

HH Sheikh Mansour Bin Zayed Al
Nahyan officially inaugurates Danet Abu Dhabi site at ground breaking ceremony

Al Qudra Holding | Sunday, 24 September

Qatar Airways leases six new
aircraft from CIT Aerospace

Qatar Airways | Sunday, 24 September

UAE implementing modern, organic
budget law, says Sheikh Hamdan Bin Rashid

Oxford Business Group | Sunday, 24 September

OKI partners meet in Crete
OKI | Sunday, 24 September

Al Salam Bank signs real estate
development

Al Salam Bank | Sunday, 24 September

Commercial Bank International
implements a full Avaya intelligent communications solution

Commercial Bank International | Sunday, 24 September

Mercedes-Benz goes for power in
Paris

DaimlerChrysler Middle East | Sunday, 24 September

ADIB inaugurates 6th branch in Al
Ain

Abu Dhabi Islamic Bank (ADIB) | Sunday, 24 September

MECIT & OER back eGames 2006
e-Games | Sunday, 24 September

Dubai Holding’s $2.25bn syndicated
loan for Tunisie Telecom stake signed

Dubai Holding | Saturday, 23 September

CENTURY 21® Bahrain signs
exclusive US$ 40 Million agreement

CENTURY 21 | Saturday, 23 September

RTA delegation participates in the
opening of the International Trade Fair for Transport Technology and Conference in Berlin

RTA | Saturday, 23 September

Mobily launches BlackBerry for 1st
time in KSA

Mobily (Etihad Etisalat) | Saturday, 23 September

Bin Sulayem visits Dubai stand at
TOP RESA-2006; reviews French market strategy

DTCM | Saturday, 23 September

Emaar wins ISO9001:2000 quality
certification

Emaar Properties PJSC | Saturday, 23 September

Nader Ebrahim appointed as Senior
Director BIsB

Bahrain Islamic Bank (BIsB) | Saturday, 23 September

Secure Computing launches SafeWord
SecureWire 50 identity and access management appliance for SMEs in the Middle East

Secure Computing | Saturday, 23 September

Berlin join hands with the German
National Tourist Board to bring new cultural themes to the Middle East

German National Tourist Board (GNTB) | Saturday, 23 September

EMC – New Mercedes-Benz GL goes on
sale in Abu Dhabi

Emirates Motor Co (EMC) | Saturday, 23 September

Trading Enterprises-Honda
celebrates official inauguration for its flagship showroom at Dubai Festival City

Trading Enterprises | Saturday, 23 September

Leaders in Dubai Business Forum
2006 aims to shape thinking across corporate Arabia

Global Investment House | Saturday, 23 September

Qatar Cool signs QR 860 Million
deal with UDC for a mega district cooling plant

United Development Co (UDC) | Saturday, 23 September

DM undertakes Dhs53 million creek
development projects

Dubai Municipality | Saturday, 23 September

Invita launches Middle East’s
first On-Demand Multi-Tenancy Contact Center Platform

Bank of Bahrain & Kuwait (BBK) | Saturday, 23 September

Luxury fashion label, Club Monaco,
to open its doors for the first time in the Middle East

Club Monaco | Saturday, 23 September

Dubai Municipality selects BSG for
‘EHSA’ – the centralized statistics system

Cognos | Saturday, 23 September

The Jordan Tourism Board launches
the new Jordan Tourism brand

Jordan Tourism Board (JTB) | Saturday, 23 September

EMC launches new generation
Mercedes-Benz E-Class

Emirates Motor Co (EMC) | Saturday, 23 September

Open Text appoints ITQAN as prime
partner

ITQAN | Saturday, 23 September

Berlin Airports participates in
2006 ROUTES Conference

German National Tourist Board (GNTB) | Saturday, 23 September

Bridgestone to start operation of
overseas tire business SBU headquarters in Dubai and Singapore

Bridgestone Middle East | Saturday, 23 September

Omnicom Media Group leads digital
revolution with new unit

Omnicom Media Group (OMG) | Saturday, 23 September

Mövenpick Hotels & Resorts to
open new city-resort in Kuwait

Mövenpick Hotels & Resorts | Saturday, 23 September

Techno Park participates in
Emirates Exhibition in Turkey

Techno Park | Saturday, 23 September

MobileCom simplifies staying in
touch with CLI+ from Bharti Telesoft

Bharti Telesoft | Saturday, 23 September

Closing of the 6th International
Hospitality Forum

Events Unlimited | Saturday, 23 September

ArabMedicare.com announces plans
to launch a series of medical specialty newspapers and web sites aimed at the Middle East
region

ArabMedicare, Inc | Saturday, 23 September

High Rise Real Estate launches the
7 billion Dirham Emirates Flag Development in Ras Al Khaimah

High Rise Real Estate | Thursday, 21 September

Qatar Science & Technology
Park announces major venture capital funds

Qatar Science and Technology Park | Thursday, 21 September

Dadabhai Construction announces
plans to launch new BD 20 million waterfront Housing & Development project in Bahrain

Dadabhai Construction | Thursday, 21 September

DCCI organizes third meeting of
Consultative Committee of Business Groups

Dubai CCI | Thursday, 21 September

Emaar’s Montgomerie, Dubai
adjudged ‘Dubai’s Leading Golf Resort’ at World Travel Awards

Emaar Properties PJSC | Thursday, 21 September

DCCI discuss ways of enhancing
trade relations with Australia

Dubai CCI | Thursday, 21 September

Extra flights from Emirates for
Ramadan

Emirates | Thursday, 21 September

Curacao seeks to benefit from
experience of Jafza and Jebel Ali Port

Dubai World | Thursday, 21 September

Governor of Sindh meets with PTCL
CEO

Etisalat | Thursday, 21 September

Commercial Bank of Dubai has been
awarded the JPMorgan Chase 2005 Elite Quality Recognition Award

Commercial Bank of Dubai (CBD) | Thursday, 21 September

Service standards impact customer
turnover

Xceed Professional Services | Thursday, 21 September

World Travel Awards won by the
Amman Marriott Hotel and the Jordan Valley Marriott Resort & Spa

Marriott International | Thursday, 21 September

RTA will host the 2nd
International Road Safety Conference in November 2006

RTA | Thursday, 21 September

Aries Ship Management Company
signs up with Dubai Maritime City

Dubai Maritime City | Thursday, 21 September

The new Lexus IS300: A new
dimension in luxury sports sedans has arrived

Al-Futtaim Motors | Thursday, 21 September

Injazat Data Systems organizes Abu
Dhabi’s first IT Services Forum

Injazat Data Systems | Thursday, 21 September

3Com sees success in strategic
partnership with IDC

3Com Middle East | Thursday, 21 September

Sorouh, Tameer sign joint venture
MOU to develop AED 13b worth of projects at SHAMS

Sorouh | Thursday, 21 September

Oracle Channel Communications
Center launched in Cairo

Oracle Middle East | Thursday, 21 September

MobIS to resell Ozura’s mobile
games and applications in Palestine

MobIS | Thursday, 21 September

SWISS ranks high with strong
summer seat load

SWISS International Air Lines | Thursday, 21 September

‘Flat-0ut’ – Etihad voted world’s
leading airline

Etihad Airways | Thursday, 21 September

Al-Faris® partners with Hyperion
to deliver the most comprehensive business intelligence (BI) solutions

Al-Faris Information Technologies | Thursday, 21 September

Mediterranean Smart Cards Company
and American Express sign partnership agreement

MSCC | Thursday, 21 September

Etihad Crystal Cargo to expand in
automotive services

Etihad Airways | Thursday, 21 September

Dragon Oil PLC announce 2006
interim results

Dragon Oil PLC | Thursday, 21 September

Emirates scores hat-trick of
international awards

Emirates | Thursday, 21 September

Bahrain to be represented at
leading aluminium world fair

Bahrain Convention & Exhibition Bureau | Thursday, 21 September

Burgan Bank signs USD 1 billion
issue at World Bank meet

Burgan Bank | Thursday, 21 September

Dulsco brings ‘Robin Sharma –
Elite Performers Series’ to Dubai

Dulsco | Thursday, 21 September

Gemalto to provide 2.5 million
national ID cards to the Sultanate of Oman

Gemalto | Thursday, 21 September

International Islamic Financial
Market launches several industry-building new initiatives

IIFM | Thursday, 21 September

Eight Japanese companies scout
investment chances in JAFZA

JAFZA | Thursday, 21 September

Sharjah International Airport to
have prominent presence in Leisure Moscow 2006

Sharjah International Airport | Thursday, 21 September

The ‘Palestinian Business Women
Forum’: Palestinian women take a pioneering path

Businesswomen Forum | Thursday, 21 September

Importance of multi-agency
partnerships in community building emphasized

Emirates Foundation | Thursday, 21 September

Northern Trust awarded asset
servicing mandate by Abu Dhabi Retirement Pensions and Benefits Fund

Northern Trust Corporation | Thursday, 21 September

Princess Sumaya University for
Technology sees a 100 per cent increase in the size of its new student body

PSUT | Thursday, 21 September

BJ Services awarded well services
contract in Qatar

BJ Services Company | Thursday, 21 September

Jordan signs agreement with
University of Southern California to create Middle East cinema institute

University of Southern California | Thursday, 21 September

London and Dubai win USD 1 billion
race to acquire South Africa’s most-visited property, leisure & retail development

Istithmar | Thursday, 21 September

Foster Wheeler-led JV wins Saudi
Aramco Khurais EPC contract

Foster Wheeler | Thursday, 21 September

Motor Show 2006 opens today in
Oman

OITE | Wednesday, 20 September

Regional brands must evolve or
face extinction, says Aujan Industries CEO

Aujan Industries | Wednesday, 20 September

AuthorIT Software Corporation
launches website manager

AuthorIT Software Corporation | Wednesday, 20 September

New range of consumer High
Definition Handycam Camcorders offering the convenience of all recording formats

Sony Gulf FZE | Wednesday, 20 September

Jordanian Business Council hosts
the annual gathering of Dubai-based Business Councils

Dubai CCI | Wednesday, 20 September

Radwa awarded ISO 9001 and HACCP
Radwa Food Production | Wednesday, 20 September

KEO appointed project &
construction manager for major project in Bahrain

KEO International Consultants | Wednesday, 20 September

Smart Home security now available
in the UAE as EON opens its doors

EON Smart Homes | Wednesday, 20 September

Dertour officials in Dubai for
Reiseakademie preparations

DTCM | Wednesday, 20 September

Dubai based DEPA adds world’s
tallest building deal to its prosperous portfolio

DEPA | Wednesday, 20 September

Gantoot Star to invest AED 800
Million on Pirates Cove Hotel & Resorts

Dubai Holding | Wednesday, 20 September

CMCS to kick-off Project and Risk
Management Training Roadshow in Abu Dhabi

CMCS | Wednesday, 20 September

Sony Ericsson P990i SmartPhone
takes communication to new heights

Sony Ericsson | Wednesday, 20 September

SHUAA Asset Management and Forsyth
Partners announce new investment initiative

SHUAA Capital | Wednesday, 20 September

UPS UAE turns 10
UPS | Wednesday, 20 September

The National Investor signs
financial advisory and capital raising mandates with Boulder Steel

National Investor | Wednesday, 20 September

Q-CERT to be based at Qatar
Science & Technology Park

Qatar Science and Technology Park | Wednesday, 20 September

Qatar International Trading (QIT)
drives off in 10 Cadillac DTS Extended Limos

GM Africa & Middle East | Wednesday, 20 September

DCCI discusses trade and economic
relations with Caserta

Dubai CCI | Wednesday, 20 September

Al Saeedi opens corporate office
and service complex in JAFZ

Dubai World | Wednesday, 20 September

Unicorn Investment Bank and WestLB
successfully close US$150m Sukuk for Investment Dar

Unicorn Investment Bank (UIB) | Wednesday, 20 September

Kingdom Hotel Investments to
invest in a proposed Raffles Resort and Residences

Kingdom Hotel Investments | Wednesday, 20 September

Just-a-Dial invests $5 million to
plug UAE market info gap with new high-tech call centre

Just-a-Dial | Wednesday, 20 September

i2 gets cellempower
ITSALAT (i2) | Wednesday, 20 September

Mosaid Travel and Tourism Services
switches to Sabre Travel Network Middle East

Sabre Holdings | Wednesday, 20 September

Fujitsu Siemens Computers embarks
on Mid East tour to provide unparalleled mobility experience

Fujitsu Siemens Computers (FSC) | Wednesday, 20 September

HP enhances business notebook
portfolio with latest dual-core technology

HP Middle East | Wednesday, 20 September

Dubai Financial Market signs MoU
with Central Depository Company of Pakistan (CDC)

Dubai Financial Market (DFM) | Wednesday, 20 September

Samsung launches Slim Qwerty
Smartphone

Samsung Electronics | Wednesday, 20 September

Al Tayer headed an RTA delegation
to International Trade Fair for Transport Technology in Berlin

RTA | Wednesday, 20 September

Consumerisation of mobility is
changing industry landscape, says Gartner

Dubai Internet City (DIC) | Wednesday, 20 September

SNASCO announces mega mixed-use
project in Sharjah

SNASCO | Wednesday, 20 September

Independent analyst firm gives
Oracle best overall rating for merchandise management system

Oracle Middle East | Wednesday, 20 September

DMCC hosts ‘Destination Dubai’ at
Hong Kong Watch and Jewellery Show 2006

DMCC | Wednesday, 20 September

Al Jaber to build signature
Saadiyat Beach Resort

Abu Dhabi Tourism Authority (ADTA) | Wednesday, 20 September

Intel Chairman and Jordanian
Minister of Education discuss enablement of the global economy through education

Intel Corporation | Wednesday, 20 September

ABN AMRO to set up processing
centre in Dubai Outsource Zone

Dubai Outsource Zone (DOZ) | Wednesday, 20 September

Cisco Systems Gulf ranked 3rd
fastest growing region in the world

Cisco Systems | Wednesday, 20 September

2007 Nissan Urvan brings the
perfect business solution to the GCC

Nissan Middle East | Wednesday, 20 September

Alliance Housing Bank and The
Wave, Muscat unite to facilitate freehold ownership

Alliance Housing Bank | Wednesday, 20 September

Rasmala Financial Brokerage
commences live trading in Dubai and Abu Dhabi Financial Markets

esense software | Wednesday, 20 September

One billion Dirham commercial
development sold out in record time

High Rise Real Estate | Wednesday, 20 September

Software piracy levels fall in
Middle East despite increased Personal Computer penetration

Business Software Alliance (BSA) | Wednesday, 20 September

SonicWALL expands partnership with
Redington Gulf to cover MENA

SonicWall | Wednesday, 20 September

The Pearl-Qatar signs marketing
and advertising deal with BATEY

United Development Co (UDC) | Wednesday, 20 September

Epson launches new feature-packed
EMP-6100 business projector in the Middle East

EPSON (UK) Ltd | Wednesday, 20 September

The Wave, Muscat unveils ‘Early
Reservation’ option

The Wave | Wednesday, 20 September

ALDAR Properties appoints Chief
Executive Officer

ALDAR Properties | Wednesday, 20 September

Solutions Middle East receives
President’s Award from Captaris

Solutions Middle East | Wednesday, 20 September

USRobotics introduces cordless
phone for Skype, designed for home and small office use

U.S. Robotics (USR) | Wednesday, 20 September

Young adults invited to
participate in ASIS International Middle East Security Conference & Exhibition 2006

ASIS International Middle East | Wednesday, 20 September

Moody’s assigns Ba1 rating to
United Gulf Bank’s Subordinated debt

Moody’s | Wednesday, 20 September

Governor of Kuwait City visits
Durrat Al Bahrain

Durrat Al Bahrain | Wednesday, 20 September

Koohiji Group and Hungama Mobile
announce new business alliance

Koohiji Group | Wednesday, 20 September

Royal & SunAlliance Insurance
launches innovative One Stop Cargo with B2B solution for Marine Cargo Insurance

Royal & Sun Alliance | Wednesday, 20 September

ACNielsen’s first Consumer 360
shopper event showcases future of FMCG industry

ACNielsen AMER | Wednesday, 20 September

Corporate sukuk market growing in
the Middle East

Walkers | Wednesday, 20 September

Global invited to share its
experience with investors in the First Saudi IPO Summit

Global Investment House | Wednesday, 20 September

Qatar Airways showcases first
Airbus A340-600 aircraft in Dubai

Qatar Airways | Wednesday, 20 September

Aggreko wins ‘Fast-Track’ Power
Award for the second consecutive year

Aggreko | Wednesday, 20 September

Sonasoft appoints Latitude Systems
as distributor in Middle East

Latitude Systems | Wednesday, 20 September

STME looks to build on strategic
alliance with Symantec as regional customer base exceeds 390

STME | Wednesday, 20 September

Routes breaks all records
World Route Development Forum | Tuesday, 19 September

Gulf Holding Company unveils
Signature Series at Kuwait Property Exhibition; Showcases projects worth US$900 million

Gulf Holding Company | Tuesday, 19 September

ADIH, Qatar Islamic Bank sign MoU
for US$100 million placement of Masrafy shares in Qatar

Abu Dhabi Investment House (ADIH) | Tuesday, 19 September

US Oil & Gas giant to invest
US$ 40 Million in Techno Park complex

Techno Park | Tuesday, 19 September

Al Jazeera International announces
African line up

Al Jazeera | Tuesday, 19 September

Global civil aviation’s largest
gathering concludes

Dubai International Airport | Tuesday, 19 September

Sheikh Mohammed bin Hamad bin Saif
Al Sharqi inaugurates Second Digital Business Channel conference for Middle East &
Africa in Fujeirah

Distree Events | Tuesday, 19 September

Dell announces manufacturing
facility in Poland to serve growing markets

Dell | Tuesday, 19 September

The Dunes on course for completion
Dubai Sports City | Tuesday, 19 September

Dubai Maritime City starts work on
the industrial area infrastructure

Dubai Maritime City | Tuesday, 19 September

Safeer Mall announces its
sponsorship of Sharjah Ramadan Festival

Al Safeer Group | Tuesday, 19 September

BankMuscat makes impressive entry
into Global League Tables for Financial Advisors

BankMuscat | Tuesday, 19 September

ON TIME® payment protection
solution available in the UAE

ERAD | Tuesday, 19 September

ictQatar’s Advisory Council plans
benefits for Qatari Citizens

ictQATAR | Tuesday, 19 September

DAMAC Properties unveils The Lofts
Damac Properties | Tuesday, 19 September

West Bay Tower offers attractive
finance plan

International Investment Bank | Tuesday, 19 September

Mashreq Securities launches second
VIP trading lounge

Mashreqbank | Tuesday, 19 September

D&B organizes seminar on
credit risk management- Basel II

Dun & Bradstreet | Tuesday, 19 September

Combined strength of Mitel, HP
ProCurve, Juniper and Infosys-Global to offer end-2-end, all-IP solution in KSA

Mitel Networks | Tuesday, 19 September

Saudi consumers are brand loyal
Fawaz Alhokair Group | Tuesday, 19 September

Saudi Health Minister praises DHCC
facilities

Dubai Healthcare City | Tuesday, 19 September

Emaar recharges Pakistani property
market

Emaar Properties PJSC | Tuesday, 19 September

Promoseven Weber Shandwick
appointed Carrier’s PR Agency

Carrier Corporation | Tuesday, 19 September

Al Habtoor Motors introduces the
all new 2007 Mitsubishi Galant in the UAE

Al Habtoor Motors | Tuesday, 19 September

ACC aim high
Arabian Construction Co (ACC) | Tuesday, 19 September

KOM launches 2nd eGames Conference
e-Games | Tuesday, 19 September

RAK Properties ties with NBAD to
offer home finance for premier projects

RAK Properties | Tuesday, 19 September

Regional marine conservation
conference ends on a successful note

EWS-WWF | Tuesday, 19 September

Gulf Extrusions supplies 170 tons
of aluminium for Burj Dubai project till date

Gulf Extrusions | Tuesday, 19 September

Moda Mall puts Bahrain on fashion
map

DTZ | Tuesday, 19 September

Zawya’s new search engine brings
focus to Middle East business information

ABQ Zawya | Tuesday, 19 September

ADNEC launches sale of plots at
Capital Centre, its new AED 8 billion MICE and business district

ADNEC | Tuesday, 19 September

Swift Shipping and Freight
Logistics announces the opening of its new branch in Delhi

Swift Freight International LLC | Tuesday, 19 September

Regional-first technology will
revolutionise critical sewage, drainage & irrigation industries

Al Dhafra Pipes | Tuesday, 19 September

SIB debut roadshow for the
issuance of Sukuks

Sharjah Islamic Bank (SIB) | Tuesday, 19 September

Mid-East gets world’s first white
Maybach 57S

DaimlerChrysler Middle East | Tuesday, 19 September

Al-Futtaim Engineering opens new
TOTO showroom

Al-Futtaim Engineering | Tuesday, 19 September

Maktoob.com launches region’s
first online research initiative

Maktoob.com | Tuesday, 19 September

Thuraya affirms satellite
broadband leadership

Thuraya | Tuesday, 19 September

MEBAA to hold inaugural board
members’ conference

MEBAA | Tuesday, 19 September

Afkar showcases Enterprise Content
Management in Microsoft Office SharePoint Server 2007

Afkar Information Technology | Tuesday, 19 September

Sultanate of Oman L-T FC rating
raised to ‘A-‘ on balance sheet strength; outlook stable

Standard & Poor’s | Tuesday, 19 September

Dubai Knowledge Village launches
AED 300 million Phase III

Knowledge Village | Monday, 18 September

Arcapita launches the first US
focused venture capital fund for Islamic investors

Arcapita | Monday, 18 September

ADSM signs MoU with Pakistan’s
Central Depository Company; spurred by UAE’s Pakistan Business Council initiative

Abu Dhabi Securities Market (ADSM) | Monday, 18 September

Al Arabiya appoints Director
Marketing and Business Development

Al Arabiya | Monday, 18 September

Dell | EMC® extend multi-billion
dollar strategic alliance until 2011

Dell | Monday, 18 September

Breakthrough HP blade design can
save customers millions in data center costs

HP Middle East | Monday, 18 September

ABM announces availability of new
iPod nano

Arab Business Machine (ABM) | Monday, 18 September

Tanmia holds workshop to train GCC
delegates in Gulf Labour Market Information System

Tanmia | Monday, 18 September

Joint Commission International
establishes Middle East office

JCI | Monday, 18 September

Forbes Arabia lists Etisalat as
6th Best Arab Company

Etisalat | Monday, 18 September

UAE construction sector to benefit
from Dubai Steel Futures market

DMCC | Monday, 18 September

Air Arabia temporarily cancels all
flights to Kabul

Air Arabia | Monday, 18 September

S&P Industry report card on
major Gulf banks launched

Standard & Poor’s | Monday, 18 September

RAKISA Holding and impaQta sign
agreement to launch 100 K Award in Hail

Rakisa Holding Co | Monday, 18 September

thedubaiguide.com launched
Hana Advertising | Monday, 18 September

LG unwraps Pink and White
‘Chocolate’

LG Electronics | Monday, 18 September

DCCI receives Minister of Economic
Affairs and Tourism of Curacao Island

Dubai CCI | Monday, 18 September

Corporate governance standards in
GCC undergoing major development, says Hawkamah/IIF report

DIFC | Monday, 18 September

Texpo, Arab Asia Trade Fair, and
Food Festival inaugurated at Expo Centre Sharjah

Expo Centre Sharjah | Monday, 18 September

Etihad unveiled as official
airline for international energy conference and exhibition

Etihad Airways | Monday, 18 September

Al Tayer inaugurates two new
projects under Al Tomooh Finance Scheme for Small National Businesses

Emirates Bank Group | Monday, 18 September

Emaar strengthens Egypt roster
with diverse projects

Emaar Properties PJSC | Monday, 18 September

‘Nexus’ is launched in Dubai
Nexus Insurance Brokers | Monday, 18 September

Abu Dhabi Information Tourism
Conference kicks off

Abu Dhabi Tourism Authority (ADTA) | Monday, 18 September

Qatalum achieves important
milestone

Qatar Petroleum | Monday, 18 September

Dubai warms up Russian market with
big presence in Leisure-2006

DTCM | Monday, 18 September

du launches "Masar"
programme for young UAE national graduates

du | Monday, 18 September

Critical ICT development projects
one step closer

World Development Forum | Monday, 18 September

Abu Dhabi to participate at
Leisure 2006 in Moscow

Abu Dhabi Tourism Authority (ADTA) | Monday, 18 September

KTV Middle East in association
with American Best Service Electronics (BSE) manufactures multiscreens

KTV Middle East | Monday, 18 September

Dubai Waterfront awards Ghantoot
contract in excess of USD 100 million

Dubai Waterfront | Monday, 18 September

IFFCO to establish AED 1 Billion
facility at Dubai Industrial City

Dubai Holding | Monday, 18 September

DCCI receives CNBM
Dubai CCI | Monday, 18 September

DUBAL to participate in Aluminium
2006 World Trade Fair & Conference in Essen, Germany

Dubai Aluminium Co (DUBAL) | Monday, 18 September

Wipro announces opening of Dubai
Internet City Global Service Management Centre

Wipro | Monday, 18 September

Qanat Al Qasba participates at
prestigious Russian Otydkh-Leisure Exhibition

Qanat Al Qasba | Monday, 18 September

Under the chairmanship of Mohammed
bin Zayed, ADCED Members hold first meeting

ADCED | Monday, 18 September

Suzuki Saudi SUV sales boosted 187
percent by Grand Vitara’s success

Suzuki | Monday, 18 September

Egypt Invest 2006, 4th
International Investment & Trade Conference for Egypt

Egypt Invest | Monday, 18 September

Symbol Technologies announces sale
of one millionth LS2208 bar code scanner

Symbol Technologies | Monday, 18 September

Regional telecom operators need to
become integrated service providers, says Huawei Technologies

Huawei Technologies | Monday, 18 September

Insha’a Holding selects Sage to
streamline operations

Sage Accpac Middle East | Monday, 18 September

HH Sheikh Hamdan Bin Mohammad Bin
Rashid pledges support to young UAE leaders

Dubai School of Government | Monday, 18 September

EDB, Ithmaar Bank to develop major
tourism initiative

Ithmaar Bank | Monday, 18 September

QNB closes USD270 million Sukuk
issue for Qatar Real Estate Investment Company

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