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July 22, 2018:   Rents and sales fell for Sharjah apartments from H2 2017 to H1 2018 accordingly to a recently published report of Bayut.com, the leading property portal in the UAE. Rental highlights:  Rents fell for both villas and apartments... ... Read more
he property is fully equipped to provide unrivalled quality of service and comfort to the pilgrimsMakkah, KSA, (July 19, 2018):   Makkah Millennium Hotel & Towers, the luxury hotel serving pilgrims coming to Makkah and located directly over the Holy Haram opposite to King Fahd Gate, is ready to welcome more than 15,000 pilgrims coming... ... Read more
July 19, 2018:  Salvatore Ferragamo Eyewear introduces the Salvatore Ferragamo Men’s Capsule, a new eyewear collection that combines modern design and flawless elegance in a distinctive range of sunglasses and optical styles for men.The brand’s artisanal flair and rigorous attention to detail is revealed in the sleek reinterpretati... ... Read more
July 19, 2018:  Skyline University College has signed an agreement with Sharjah Commerce and Tourism Development Authority as the official Tour Guide Training Program provider for Sharjah tour guides. The agreement was signed by SCTDA Chairman, Mr. Khalid Jasim Al Midfa and SUC Executive Director and Chair of the Executive Council, Mr. Nitin A... ... Read more
July 19, 2018:  Skyline University College has welcomed 24 participants from Nigeria for the One Day Course in Dealing With and Managing Difficult Stakeholders on June 27, 2018 at SUC Campus. The resource speakers of the program were SUC Head of Academics-School of Business, Dr. Ajith Kumar; Head of Academics-School of Information Technol... ... Read more
Powered by Dual front camera (24MP+2MP) and new f/2.0 wide aperture lens, HUAWEI nova 3 series promises Artificial Intelligence selfiesJuly 19, 2018:  Huawei Consumer Business Group (CBG), the global smartphone giant, has announced the launch of its new HUAWEI nova 3 and HUAWEI nova 3i in the UAE. Both smartphones are powered by Artificial Int... ... Read more
Continued government focus on increasing home ownership in the capital through new affordable supply and more public-private partnership (PPP) agreements  Riyadh, Kingdom of Saudi Arabia – 18 July 2018:  Although market conditions in Riyadh remain relatively unchanged this quarter, the governments’ continued focus on prov... ... Read more
July 18, 2018:  Join high-fashion sweetheart caro daur to indulge in new scented patisserie-fresh flavours! Oh, sweetie lipcolour is whipped for mousse-like texture, serving up funfetti-bright, frosted opaque hues for lips. Try caro’s favourite flavours, death by chocolate and purple panna cotta, or explore all 15 to find your favou... ... Read more
July 17, 2018:  Marchon Eyewear, Inc. and G-III Apparel Group, Ltd. announced today that they have entered into a long-term exclusive global licensing agreement for DKNY and Donna Karan New York eyewear.Product introductions under the license agreement will begin with DKNY sun and optical eyewear and rollout globally beginning March 2019. DKNY... ... Read more
July 16, 2018:  The Grande Maison cultivates strong ties with the film industry and displays a commitment to highlighting filmmaking culture. During the 75th International Film Festival of La Biennale di Venezia, Jaeger-LeCoultre will celebrate the 13th anniversary of its partnership with the momentous event, and support talents through unique... ... Read more
July 15, 2018:  The Cerruti 1881 infinite love is a timeless gift for your special lady. It embodies the spirit of romance and cherishes the everlasting love you both share. This timepiece exists to say that you don’t really need a special day or a reason to celebrate the person you love. The Italian brand house of Cerruti 1881 is k... ... Read more
Dubai, UAE, July 12, 2018:  Real beauty is simple.  As authentic as your handwriting and your true character;  The hallmarks of you and your style.This season, enjoy the luxury of expressing it all in many wonderful ways. Your style is your signature. Curate it or complete it with iconic jewellery that inspires you to create a look, ... ... Read more
Opening of Albairaq for Diamonds and Jewelry in late 2018 to provide more than 50 per cent job opportunities to Saudi nationals Group eyes investments in KSA’s thriving education sector in line with Saudi Vision 2030 Saudi Arabia, July 12, 2018:  Al Basel Group, one of the leading groups of companies in the UAE that offers a range ... ... Read more
Opening of Albairaq for Diamonds and Jewelry in late 2018 to provide more than 50 per cent job opportunities to Saudi nationals Group eyes investments in KSA’s thriving education sector in line with Saudi Vision 2030 Saudi Arabia, July 12, 2018:  Al Basel Group, one of the leading groups of companies in the UAE that offers a range ... ... Read more
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July 22, 2018:   Rents and sales fell for Sharjah apartments from H2 2017 to H1 2018 accordingly to a recently published report of Bayut.com, the leading property portal in the UAE.   Rental highlights:  Rents fell for both villas and apartments. The largest decreases were in Al Nahda, where the average 1-bedroom apartment price fell by 16.2%.   Sales highlights: The steepest price falls were seen for Al Nahda, where the average for a 2-bedroom apartment fell by 14.3%.   There was good news for both buyers and renters in Sharjah as prices fell in most areas from H2 2017 to H1 2018 according to Bayut.com.   However, ......read more

he property is fully equipped to provide unrivalled quality of service and comfort to the pilgrims Makkah, KSA, (July 19, 2018):   Makkah Millennium Hotel & Towers, the luxury hotel serving pilgrims coming to Makkah and located directly over the Holy Haram opposite to King Fahd Gate, is ready to welcome more than 15,000 pilgrims coming from across the globe mostly from the GCC, Turkey, Egypt, Indonesia, Thailand, Singapore, Malaysia, Bangladesh, Pakistan, India, Australia, France, the United States and the United Kingdom, and East Asia during Hajj season 2018 – 1439. The property with an inventory of 1,614 rooms and suites is fully equipped to provide unrivalled qua ......read more

July 19, 2018:  Salvatore Ferragamo Eyewear introduces the Salvatore Ferragamo Men’s Capsule, a new eyewear collection that combines modern design and flawless elegance in a distinctive range of sunglasses and optical styles for men. The brand’s artisanal flair and rigorous attention to detail is revealed in the sleek reinterpretation of vintage-inspired shapes and classical frames fashioned from smooth acetate and shiny metal. Each model is enhanced with exclusive contrasts and refined accents ranging from striped motifs and transparent effects to the iconic “Double Gancini” detail featured as a unique emblem of style and sophistication. SF180S A stylis ......read more

July 19, 2018:  Skyline University College has signed an agreement with Sharjah Commerce and Tourism Development Authority as the official Tour Guide Training Program provider for Sharjah tour guides. The agreement was signed by SCTDA Chairman, Mr. Khalid Jasim Al Midfa and SUC Executive Director and Chair of the Executive Council, Mr. Nitin Anand. The pilot run of the proposed program was conducted on June 20, 2018 at the SCTDA Office while the initial 6-day Tour Guide Training Program was conducted from June 24, 2018 to July 1, 2018 at SUC Campus.  Various topics were covered during the 6-day training program such as: UAE Tourism, Sharjah History, Sharjah Tourist Attractions, ......read more

July 19, 2018:  Skyline University College has welcomed 24 participants from Nigeria for the One Day Course in Dealing With and Managing Difficult Stakeholders on June 27, 2018 at SUC Campus.  The resource speakers of the program were SUC Head of Academics-School of Business, Dr. Ajith Kumar; Head of Academics-School of Information Technology, Dr. Deepak Kalra; and Professor, Dr. Amitabh Upadhya. During their respective sessions, the speakers covered the topics of Stakeholders Requirements and Basic Concepts of Attitude, Personality, and Perception; Conflict Management and Strategies in Handling Difficult Stakeholders; and Role of Emerging Technologies and Social Media. At th ......read more

Powered by Dual front camera (24MP+2MP) and new f/2.0 wide aperture lens, HUAWEI nova 3 series promises Artificial Intelligence selfies July 19, 2018:  Huawei Consumer Business Group (CBG), the global smartphone giant, has announced the launch of its new HUAWEI nova 3 and HUAWEI nova 3i in the UAE. Both smartphones are powered by Artificial Intelligence (AI) in its overall functioning and camera features. With dual front camera (24MP+2MP), users can expect the best-in-technology ‘selfie’ that a smartphone can offer. HUAWEI nova 3 series was initially designed with the younger and trendier consumers in mind, for whom a smartphone is not just part of their lifestyle but ......read more

Continued government focus on increasing home ownership in the capital through new affordable supply and more public-private partnership (PPP) agreements   Riyadh, Kingdom of Saudi Arabia – 18 July 2018:  Although market conditions in Riyadh remain relatively unchanged this quarter, the governments’ continued focus on providing more affordable housing to drive home ownership amongst Saudi nationals will in turn boost the capital’s overall real estate sector, says JLL’s latest report. In line with the National Transformation Program 2020, the Ministry of Housing aims to increase home ownership for nationals from 47% to 52% through boosting affordab ......read more

July 18, 2018:   More than 20 senior leaders from Bank Al Bilad recently participated in an Ashridge Executive Education Leadership Development Program in Riyadh. With a focus on building 21st Century Leadership capabilities, this highly experiential and practical learning approach helped leaders communicate their strategic vision, set direction and develop high performing teams to succeed within the dynamic and fast moving Saudi banking sector. With over 20 years of experience in developing regional business leaders, Ashridge delivered a highly customized program, designed not only to address the specific challenges facing the Bank’s leaders today, but also to unlock the ......read more

July 18, 2018:  Join high-fashion sweetheart caro daur to indulge in new scented patisserie-fresh flavours! Oh, sweetie lipcolour is whipped for mousse-like texture, serving up funfetti-bright, frosted opaque hues for lips. Try caro’s favourite flavours, death by chocolate and purple panna cotta, or explore all 15 to find your favourite decadent delight. Funfetti cake: white frost with multi-colour pearl  Gumdrop: intense pink with reflects pearl  Creamy peach pie: watermelon pink¬¬ with pink pearl  Raspberry pavlova: bright fuchsia (blue pink)  Sugar cookies: opalescent pink  Purple panna cotta: lilac  Banana muffins: o ......read more

July 17, 2018:  Marchon Eyewear, Inc. and G-III Apparel Group, Ltd. announced today that they have entered into a long-term exclusive global licensing agreement for DKNY and Donna Karan New York eyewear. Product introductions under the license agreement will begin with DKNY sun and optical eyewear and rollout globally beginning March 2019. DKNY eyewear will embody the modern appeal of the global lifestyle brand, taking inspiration from DKNY’s iconic sportswear and accessory offerings. Plans are to extend the offering to include Donna Karan New York sun and optical eyewear shortly thereafter. Jeffrey Goldfarb, Executive Vice President of G-III Apparel Group, said, “Marc ......read more

July 16, 2018:  The Grande Maison cultivates strong ties with the film industry and displays a commitment to highlighting filmmaking culture. During the 75th International Film Festival of La Biennale di Venezia, Jaeger-LeCoultre will celebrate the 13th anniversary of its partnership with the momentous event, and support talents through unique initiatives and cinematic moments.    For thirteen years, Jaeger-LeCoultre has been supporting all those who daily contribute to create and bring life to the art of filmmaking, and attaching great importance to the preservation of its heritage.    In this spirit, Jaeger-LeCoultre pays tribute to filmmakers’ creative i ......read more

July 15, 2018:  The Cerruti 1881 infinite love is a timeless gift for your special lady. It embodies the spirit of romance and cherishes the everlasting love you both share. This timepiece exists to say that you don’t really need a special day or a reason to celebrate the person you love.  The Italian brand house of Cerruti 1881 is known for the strong Parisian influence in all its design. It is only natural for the brand to fashion jewellery and timepieces that has romance at the heart of its creation. This timepiece is no exception; it is conceived to not just keep time but to become a timeless keepsake.    A powerful statement of style, the timepiece has an ......read more

Dubai, UAE, July 12, 2018:  Real beauty is simple.  As authentic as your handwriting and your true character;  The hallmarks of you and your style. This season, enjoy the luxury of expressing it all in many wonderful ways. Your style is your signature. Curate it or complete it with iconic jewellery that inspires you to create a look, a feel and an attitude that is pure you. Express yourself with NEW iconic hand-finished jewellery and Create your language of style with NEW Alphabet charms. ...read more

Opening of Albairaq for Diamonds and Jewelry in late 2018 to provide more than 50 per cent job opportunities to Saudi nationals Group eyes investments in KSA’s thriving education sector in line with Saudi Vision 2030  Saudi Arabia, July 12, 2018:  Al Basel Group, one of the leading groups of companies in the UAE that offers a range of specialized services for high-profile clients, announced its plans to launch a new jewelry business in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia (KSA) in line with its expansion plans in the region. Albairaq for Diamonds and Jewelry will form part of the growing Al Basel Group led by the founder and CEO Basel Al Kasem, with his younger brother Omar ......read more

July 12, 2018:   Since it appeared on the scene in 1950, this iconic model has been the source of a long line of Jaeger-LeCoultre mechanical watches equipped with an alarm. The Memovox Polaris model from 1968 has inspired the Grande Maison for its new Jaeger-LeCoultre Polaris collection, which revisits the look of its predecessor in a variety of watches and functions.  “Memovox reminds, notifies, and wakes up.” This is how an advertisement from 1950 highlighted the merits of the watch that Jaeger-LeCoultre had just commercialized. During the years of economic recovery following the Second World War, the Memovox – the Voice of Memory – was designed to ......read more

July 11, 2018 - ‘Elaf Grand Al Majeedi,’ part of the Elaf Group, a SEDCO Holding Group company and a leading provider of travel, tourism and hospitality services in the region, is one of the best luxury hotels in Al Madina, due to its strategic location opposite to Bab Al Majidi, and the entrance gate for women that offers a unique view of the northern square of the Prophet's Mosque. The hotel, located 20 minutes from Prince Muhammad Bin Abdulaziz Airport, is surrounded by shopping malls and shops in the central region. ‘Elaf Grand Al Majeedi’ is the first hotel in the Kingdom to be branded as "Elaf Grand". Elaf Group launched the new brand after comp ......read more

Real estate sector showing signs of positivity as Public Investment Fund announces latest mega project in Makkah   Makkah, Kingdom of Saudi Arabia –11 July, 2018-   The latest mega project in Makkah ‘Rou’a Al Haram Al Makki, announced late last year by the Public Investment Fund, will play a significant role in boosting Makkah’s economic growth and in turn, enhancing the overall sentiment in the Makkah real estate market, according to JLL’s H1 2018 Makkah marketplace report launched today.  The government is now implementing different projects within the Saudi Vision 2030. The new project in Makkah is expected to contribute SAR 8 b ......read more

Under the patronage and in attendance of His Highness Prince Dr. Turki Bin Saud, President of King Abdulaziz City for Science and Technology The initiative identifies and incubates top entrepreneurial talent and ventures from the aerospace and aviation sector  Dubai, UAE, July 09, 2018:  The winners of the ‘Entaliq in KSA’ initiative have been announced today at a ceremony held under the patronage and attendance of His Highness Prince Dr. Turki Bin Saud bin Mohammed Al Saud, President of King Abdulaziz City for Science and Technology in Riyadh.   In line with the Saudi Vision 2030, ‘Entaliq in KSA’ in partnership with TAQNIA Aeronautics ......read more

The New Eau De Parfum for Him Dubai, UAE, July 09, 2018:  Sacoor Brothers announces the launch of its first ever fragrance, a sophisticated new fragrance with over 2 years in the making that celebrates the everyday gentleman in the present day of age. Harkening to the return of masculine style and design, ‘Gentleman’ pays tribute to elevated, sophisticated style, urbanism and modernity. The campaign speaks to the importance of never forgetting what a modern day gentleman represents, a man of integrity, kindness and refinement; virtues that do not discriminate across any generation, young or old. This new launch pays tribute to what all men should aspire to be, regardless ......read more

Opportunity for developers to expand into growing entertainment and cultural sectors   Jeddah, Kingdom of Saudi Arabia – 9 July 2018:   The development of cinemas, along with cultural and artistic centres, will drive steady growth in Jeddah’s entertainment and cultural sectors, offering developers opportunities to invest into new, diversified sectors, according to JLL’s Q2 2018 Jeddah Real Estate Market report launched today.  Saudi Vision 2030 is heavily focussed on the diversification of the economy, resulting in a rigorous process of reforms being introduced, and paving way for developers and investors to venture into newly established sect ......read more

ArabNet: 76 Percent of Saudi Banking Customers Use Online and Mobile Apps; Khaled Alsaleh: Artificial Intelligence, Machine Learning, Blockchain, and Internet of Things to Transform Digital and Branch Banking Experiences RIYADH, Kingdom of Saudi Arabia – 9 July 2018 –   As Saudi banks digitally transform, the Kingdom ranks as the top digital banking market in the Middle East and North Africa, with more than three-quarters of banking customers using online or mobile apps, industry experts announced today. In a recent survey of regional banking customers by research firm ArabNet, 76 percent of Saudi banking customers use digital platforms, and 60 percent use ......read more

Saudi Arabia, July 08, 2018:  Tory Burch announces the opening of a new boutique at the Riyadh Park Mall in Riyadh on June 26th. It follows the recent opening of an accessories-only concept at Kingdom Mall in Riyadh. The two stores further extend the brand’s footprint in Saudi Arabia — complementing its boutiques in Jeddah and Al Khobar.   The façade of the store at Riyadh Park Mall is distinguished by green awnings and orange lacquer doors, signature Tory Burch design details. In keeping with all Tory Burch stores, the interior has been designed to create a residential feel. Travertine floors in a basketweave pattern, oak panelling, cane tables and brass fretwo ......read more

July 08, 2018: Sweden-based Storytel Arabia, the newly-launched division of Europe’s leading platform for audiobooks, remains confident on the growth of the audiobook industry in the GCC and the greater Middle East region, saying that digital technologies continue to be among the key elements that will help drive the audiobook service in the steadily rising market. Storytel’s entry to the UAE this year reflects not only the company’s optimism but also its intent to optimize opportunities in the local and regional industries. The company has made available a rich catalogue of Arabic and English audiobooks, including bestselling books in both fiction and non-fiction catego ......read more

The LG G7 smartphone is the all-round cutting-edge smartphone with a brighter display, superior camera, precision audio and a host of AI functions that set it above the competition Dubai, UAE, July 08, 2018:  Following a successful rollout of the latest LG G7 ThinQ+ smartphone in South Korea, the Americas and Europe, LG has now launched its premium flagship smartphone in the GCC. The LG G7 ThinQ+ marks LG’s first G-series flagship phone with AI capabilities built-in, redefining how ‘smart’ a smartphone can be. The latest smartphone also comes with a host of new features and upgrades. Qualcomm’s fastest Snapdragon 845 mobile platform gives the LG G7 ThinQ+ t ......read more

Riyadh, 5th July 2018:   More than 100 senior industry leaders from the private and public sectors as well as noted KSA academia attended the graduation ceremony of the inaugural class of 50 Qimam Fellows yesterday. They commended the quality of Saudi talent represented by Qimam’s inaugural fellowship and the rigorous program that helped develop their leadership skills and build their network.    Launched in February 2018, the Qimam Fellowship Program attracted more than 13,000 applications. Of these, 150 applicants were invited to Riyadh for two in-person interviews conducted by more than 50 senior leaders from the public and private sector. Based on the inte ......read more

ESET – a global leader in information security software – has been recognized as a ‘Leader’ in The Forrester Wave™: Endpoint Security Suites, Q2 2018 report. The prestigious report assessed 15 of the most significant security vendors, including their ability to prevent, detect and remediate endpoint threats, with ESET emerging as one of the leaders. In reviewing the overall market, the authors stated that Forrester survey data shows that “IT environment complexity”, was “the most frequently cited challenging issue” by enterprise respondents, and that, “Buyers want an endpoint security suite that consolidates capabilities and mini ......read more

Under the patronage and in attendance of His Highness Prince Dr.Turki Bin Saud, President of King Abdulaziz City for Science and Technology The initiative identifies and incubates top entrepreneurial talents and ventures from the aerospace sector in Saudi Arabia. Riyadh, KSA – 04 July, 2018:   Airbus has announced that the closing ceremony of ‘Entaliq in KSA’ initiative, held in partnership with TAQNIA Aeronautics and Saudi Arabian Airlines, will take place on 9th July 2018, at the King Abdulaziz City for Science and Technology in Riyadh. The ceremony will be held under the patronage and in attendance of His Highness Prince Dr. Turki Bin Saud bin Moha ......read more

Dubai, UAE, 3rd July, 2018: Rasasi Perfumes, one of the leading perfume brands in the Middle East, recently launched MUSK - a new collection of fragrances inspired by the rich perfumery traditions of the Middle East.  This unisex line includes three unique variants – Naqaya, Hareer and Sharqi.  Inspired by musk, a coveted scent from times of antiquity, the perfumer creates three unique scent journeys with the mystical and sensual white musk as the central muse. The precious high quality oriental essences harmoniously play along the contrasting, zesty and sparkling modern notes, creating rich and sophisticated signature expressions of timeless ingredients reinterpreted in a ......read more

New service uses technology to bring efficiency to trucking market  RIYADH, Saudi Arabia – July 3, 2018 –   Homoola today announced the formal launch of its digital load-matching service in Saudi Arabia, where it will bring new efficiency to road freight by using technology to pair shippers and trucking companies.   Homoola’s load-matching technology addresses the pain points felt by both shippers and carriers.  It gives shippers access to capacity at times of peak demand and allows them to optimize the efficiency of their shipments at other times. Homoola prevents carriers from driving empty miles or sitting idle waiting for cargo. Agili ......read more

Riyadh, KSA: 3 July 2018 –   TAG Heuer has expanded its network of boutique stores in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia. Its newest outlet, located in the Riyadh Park Mall opened in June with the attendance of top local and regional TAG Heuer officials, along with current brand owners and new prospects. It’s the brand’s fourth outlet in the country, and its second in the nation’s capital, demonstrating the Swiss watchmaker’s elite stature in the luxury Saudi Arabian market. In 2015 TAG Heuer inaugurated its first boutique at Riyadh’s Olaya District, one of the capital’s most prominent areas. This landmark store was followed by two more TAG Heu ......read more

It was over thirty years ago that the founders of ESET created the first version of the now globally recognized antimalware product used on over 110 million devices in homes, workplaces and on mobile devices. Their commitment, and that of everyone at ESET, is as strong today as it was back then, which is the reason ESET has partnered with more than thirty other technology companies and joined the Cybersecurity Tech Accord. The connected world touches virtually every aspect of society, from agriculture to space exploration, on to smartphones and the infrastructure providing our energy. Connectivity continues to expand on a daily basis and is set to continue to grow even faster with the Int ......read more

Dubai, UAE, July 02, 2018:  Breaking the fast during Ramadan is traditionally done together as a community. In observance of the holy month, Skyline University College alumni, parents, and students have come together for the annual Iftar Dinner with the Skyline faculty and staff community on May 30, 2018 at SUC Multi-Purpose Hall. The hall was filled with familiar faces, relishing the sumptuous food prepared by Skyline.  Moroever, in this Year of Zayed, SUC Services Committee, chaired by Dr. Taleb Eli, endeavors to reach out to the community by organizing various initiatives such as the Iftar Dinner and cricket match for the University City of Sharjah laborers on May 31, 2018 at ......read more

July 01, 2018:  When you are on one of your midnight fast food runs with your friends, you better not forget your house keys, nor your HUAWEI P20 Pro.  A camera which works like a literal pupil, shifting with different exposures, the HUAWEI P20 Pro’s lens adapt to every landscape, in attempts to capture the most idyllic of shots. We tested out the HUAWEI P20 Pro’s camera against the city scape of Dubai at night, and it’s safe to say that the sought-after smartphone is a clear winner in our eyes.  The issue of tackling night time shots has plagued the minds of smartphone manufacturers for long, and it has been the root cause of pixilated, greyish night-t ......read more

Index provider MSCI announced it is including Saudi Arabia in its Emerging Markets (MSCI EM) index UBS Global Wealth Management's Chief Investment Office expects higher energy prices and the recovery in corporate earnings to support local stocks in the medium term Continued reform is crucial to Saudi stock performance with weaker oil prices and geopolitical tensions identified as key risks Dubai, UAE, 1st  July,  2018:  MSCI's decision to include Saudi Arabia as the 25th country to be represented in the MSCI Emerging Markets (EM) index is expected to attract significant capital inflows for the Middle Eastern country, UBS Global Wealth Management's Chief ......read more

June 25, 2018:   As part of Al-Futtaim Logistics’ regional expansion plans, it has opened the second warehousing facility in the metropolis city of Riyadh. The local distribution centre now scales up a total of 15,000 sqms co-existing with its primary warehouse in Jeddah. Driven by consumer demand, the two facilities currently handle retail brands with categories including fashion, footwear, hardware, DIY furniture and home appliances. The distribution centres are an extension of the Al-Futtaim company’s 3PL solutions to bring brands and consumers within close proximity. The facilities are fully equipped with the latest web-enabled inventory technology, providing vis ......read more

June 25, 2018:  When it comes to bathing a baby and/or child, there is no right or wrong way; every parent has their own way. In fact, bath times in most homes become and remain as some of the best times for parents to connect with their kids.  One of the most important aspects to ensuring a safe bath time is choosing the right products. There are many different types of baby wash available for parents to choose from which can prove to be quite overwhelming for parents looking for the right one for their baby and kids.  Corine de Farme products are formulated keeping babies in mind. The products are enriched with extracts that are 100% natural, and they help maintain bab ......read more

Saudi Arabia, June 25, 2018:   Millennium Hotels and Resorts have furthered their expansion into the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia with the opening of Millennium Madinah Airport. Designed to provide pilgrims and visitors a luxurious accommodation in the city, the 5-star property features 227 magnificent rooms and is located at Prince Mohammad Bin Abdulaziz Airport.  Situated 30 minutes drive from the center of Al Madinah al-Munawwarah, the “City of Prophet” and second holiest city in Islam after Makkah, Millennium Madinah Airport has also been designed for business ¬ – with four distinguished meeting spaces hosting up to 75 guests.  Divided into ......read more

From June 15 to August 30 visitors to enjoy 300 m2 of a Snow Garden and snow packed activities throughout the summer Dubai, United Arab Emirates: June 25, 2018:   EverSnow, a French company specialising in snow making and event production has partnered with Fakieh Group to create the Snow Land event at the Al Shallal Theme Park Ice Rink in Jeddah, KSA. A 300m2 Snow Garden is being built for visitors to enjoy fun activities from the 15th of June to the 30th of August. Launched on the occasion of Eid al Fitr, the Snow Land will be the coolest place to be throughout the summer in KSA and until Eid Al Adha.     The Snow Garden will be filled with wonderful ......read more

Saudi woman racer Aseel Al Hamad commemorates the reversal of the ban on female drivers with a lap of honour in her home country Today, Jaguar and Aseel join forces to remember this historic day each year by kicking off World Driving Day –  a global programme which invites both men and women to celebrate the enjoyment of driving now and in the future Aseel, who has never raced in her home country before, completed the emotional drive in a Jaguar F-TYPE  Watch the video of Aseel’s drive here. Jaguar was built for people who love driving and so today we invite anyone who is as passionate about driving as we are, to share a photo or video of their ultimate driving ......read more

New jewelry ensembles to crown this year’s spectacular bride Dubai, UAE, June 24, 2018:  In a moment, anything can happen. A young woman becomes a princess, and her dream a reality. In a moment, the union of love is celebrated like a royal ceremony, and a single moment turns into a lifetime of shared happiness.   Knowing just how valuable these moments are, Mouawad has introduced a spectacular collection of Masterpieces and High Jewelry to celebrate your big day the Mouawad way ― with unsurpassed elegance and exuberant charm and femininity.  Unveiling over a century of jewelry excellence and diamond mastery, the new collections combine pure petals, he ......read more

Dubai, UAE, June 23, 2018:  On June 24, 2018, women in Saudi Arabia will be legally able to drive on the roads of the Kingdom. This is a momentous time in history and we are delighted to be able to welcome Saudi women “to the front”, to the driver’s seat. Ford Motor Company was built on the belief that freedom of movement drives human progress, and we are thrilled to be part of this historical milestone, and have the opportunity to support women in the Kingdom during such an extraordinary time. Quote “This is a wonderful moment in history for women in Saudi Arabia because the moment you get behind the wheel of your own vehicle, life can change in so many ......read more

Dubai, UAE, June 21, 2018:  On the night of Skyline Suhoor, Skyline University College brought together its strategic alliances and partners such as consul generals, government officials, corporate leaders, members of the business councils and social clubs, school principals, and media at Al Majlis, Madinat Jumeirah, Dubai on June 6, 2018. The Skyline team headed by Mr. Kamal Puri, Chairman of Skyline International Group and Founder President of Skyline University College welcomed each guest in a lavish Arabian set-up, complete with sumptuous middle-eastern cuisine and music. The night of gathering and networking served as a gesture of Skyline’s appreciation to its government and ......read more

Joint venture between UL and GCC Lab Company based in Dammam, Saudi Arabia, gets recognition for its alignment with the KSA Vision 2030 UL Middle East received the award at an event held during the Saudi state visit by HRH Crown Prince Mohammed Bin Salman to the U.S Dubai, UAE, June 19, 2018:   Gulf Renewables Lab, a UL-GCC joint venture based in Dammam, Saudi Arabia, has received a special award for its innovative and forward-thinking initiatives.    Created with the aim of strengthening the Middle East’s Renewable Energy Infrastructure, the joint venture was commended due to its direct alignment to the Saudi Vision 2030 strategy to diversify its ec ......read more

June 14, 2018:  CALVIN KLEIN EYEWEAR The latest women’s and men’s Calvin Klein eyewear offers distinctive new designs, mixed materials, and bold colorations that exemplify the essence of this iconic brand. CHLOE EYEWEAR Inspired by the brand’s sophisticated look, the new eyewear collection combines both vintage and modern lines with iconic Chloe detailing to create a fresh, elegant style. Artisanal design techniques are combined with glossy finishes for a retro spirit and contemporary appeal. MARNI EYEWEAR The new Marni eyewear collection is inspired by a sophisticated vintage style, using fluid lines to create stunningly elegant looks. The contemporary ......read more

Munich, June 13, 2018 — Mimecast Limited (NASDAQ: MIME), a leading email and data security company, today announced that its German data centers are open for business. Mimecast confirmed that the services are live and the first customers had begun their onboarding. Two new replicated data centers are in separate co-located facilities in Frankfurt am Main and operate on Mimecast’s own proprietary cloud infrastructure and MimeOS software architecture. Mimecast’s advanced security, business continuity and archiving services are designed to operate in accordance with GDPR (DSGVO) and German data protection laws. “Germany’s cautious yet pragmatic approach to cl ......read more

Saudia Arabia, June 12, 2018:  The International Islamic Trade Finance Corporation (ITFC), member of the Islamic Development Bank Group, and Asia Alliance Bank, a Joint-Stock Commercial Bank in the Republic of Uzbekistan signed today a line of Murabaha Trade Financing Agreement. This is the first operation of ITFC in the Republic of Uzbekistan, and it marks the start of the implementation of the US$ 100 million Framework Agreement, signed between the Republic of Uzbekistan and ITFC on the 6th March 2018. “The purpose of the Framework Agreement is to find ways and means to ensure close cooperation and coordination of efforts between ITFC and the Government of Uzbekistan, and ......read more

Head & Shoulders will not only provide your hair with intense nourishment, it will leave it smelling great June 10, 2018:  Hello summer! A time for travel, sand and sea – and also a time for additional TLC when it comes to haircare. It’s no secret that the Middle East’s scorching summer temperatures can take a significant toll on both the quality and appearance of our hair. Synonymous with the triggers of hair damage – UV Rays, saltwater and humidity – summertime can render our locks dry, brittle and frizzy.  Holiday time is also a time to let your hair down, and when you do, you’ll want to know that your hair smells as good as it feels ......read more

Saudi Arabia, 10 June 2018:   Alstom has, for the past few weeks, been conducting initial dynamic tests for the Riyadh Metro Project at the FAST consortium Line 4 Depot Test Track in Riyadh, Kingdom of Saudi Arabia. The Riyadh Metro Project, owned by Arriyadh Development Authority (ADA), consists of 6 lines totalling 176 km and 85 metro stations.    The test campaign includes the demonstration of the performance of the railway system, from power supply to signalling systems, using the trains which have already been delivered.    Alstom, as part of FAST consortium is supplying a fully integrated metro system for lines 4, 5 and 6, which includes: 69 Metro ......read more

Dubai, UAE, June 10, 2018:  While most people rely on the internet to read these days, one cannot deny the feeling of holding a real book. Skyline University College organized the Skyline Book Fair 2018 with the theme, “Year of Zayed on May 14-15, 2018 at SUC Multi-Purpose Hall. SUC Library Department also conducted an Inter-School Competition on Storytelling, Drawing, and Oratory where 81 participants competed to win.    The two-day event have witnessed students showcase their talents and their excitement while rummaging through a wide selection of books. The participating schools in this year’s Book Fair were: Gulf Asian English School, Leaders Private Scho ......read more

A Danfoss survey reveals that 83% of respondents understand the impact of food waste on the environment and 77% actively take action to reduce their waste footprint While residents are trying to not throw their leftover food away throughout the year, 79% reported they are especially more conscious of this during Ramadan Dubai, United Arab Emirates: 6 June 2018:   Danfoss, the global leader in engineering solutions, commissioned a survey to assess the sustainable food consumption of residents in the UAE, Egypt and KSA, and how well they are complying to their governments’ appeal to reduce food waste.    The survey revealed that 83% of respondents ......read more

June 6, 2018:  Celebrating elegance and individuality with an avant-garde aesthetic, Marni’s inventive spirit and bold experimentation set the tone for the new “POP” sunglasses, first presented on the Spring/Summer 2018 runway. The vintage-inspired design is characterized by an innovative structure that symbolizes the brand’s unique art of layering, with two sections of acetate brought together to juxtapose colors and lines, bestowing a dynamic and vibrant edge to the feminine style. The unconventional twist of this design is exquisitely expressed by the combination of the horizontal cut of the plastic textures, blending solid and transparent tones with the ......read more

Saudi Arabia, June 6, 2018:  In line with its innovative innovations and continuous efforts to meet the needs and desires of its customers, Al- Jazeera Paints has launched two tiles products in its distinguished group of high quality cement products, offering its customers strong and robust products to install tiles and solve the problems facing its users and implementers. In this context, Al-Jazeera paints has launched the  porcelain adhesive "Al-Jazeera Santex", a high-performance, strong adhesion and highly productive product. It is  suitable for vertical and horizontal applications as well and can be used with marble, swimming pools tiles and other non-porous ......read more

Canon Middle East and Ali Zaid Al Quraishi & Brothers formally establish Canon Saudi Arabia to support growing demand for business solutions Saudi Arabia, June 6, 2018:   Canon Middle East (CME), a provider of imaging technologies and services, today announced that it is expanding its regional presence by establishing direct operations in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia (KSA). The announcement came during a signing ceremony between CME and Ali Zaid Al Quraishi & Brothers to formally establish Canon Saudi Arabia, which will become the largest regional direct presence for CME. Canon Saudi Arabia will operate from Riyadh, and with an additional two branches in Jeddah an ......read more

Initial Saudi Group wins Riyadh Airport FM Contract Saudi Arabia, June 5, 2018:  This month, leading KSA Facilities Management heavyweight, Initial Saudi Group announced that they have won the FM Cleaning contract for Riyadh Airport, despite stiff competition from at least five other FM companies. Initial Saudi Group have been appointed to take on the responsibility of all cleaning and janitorial services for Riyadh Airport, which comprises of three terminals (T1, T2 and T5 as well as two principal administration and support buildings and possibly a further two terminals that are currently under renovation, to be added later.  Riyadh Airport is the second largest airport afte ......read more

June 5, 2018:  "The first look is all about fresh-faced natural skin - we brushed up brows and hydrated lips with Orgasm Afterglow Lip Balm. The second look celebrates Americana with a graphic interpretation of the American flag."  Diane Kendal using NARS Cosmetics LOOK 1: SKIN: NARSskin Multi-Action Hydrating Toner, NARSskin Total Replenishing Eye Cream, NARSskin Luminous Moisture Cream, NARSskin Aqua Gel Luminous Oil-Free Moisturizer  FACE: Natural Radiant Longwear Foundation, Radiant Creamy Concealer, Soft Velvet Loose Powder  BROWS: Brow Perfector (New formula for Fall 2018)  LIPS: Orgasm Afterglow Lip Balm  LOOK 2:  FACE: Fl ......read more

Chloé presents an exclusive new style inspired by the freedom of the African desert and the spirit of adventure.  June 4, 2018:  Specially designed to complement the launch of the new Chloé Nomade fragrance, this new silhouette evokes a vintage attitude and features a full-metal structure embellished with soft leather blinkers, which are removable and pierced with luminous studs and two sunburst-shaped rivets placed on the sides. The lightweight profiles are further enhanced by a precious metallic circle placed between the double bridge detail, crafted with a traditional jewelry technique which creates a smooth, hammered finish. The subtle effect of the gradient khaki lenses ......read more

June 4, 2018:  Chaumet chose to collaborate with Manaal Al Hammadi, to reveal its latest jewellery creations from Bee my Love collection and Chaumet Liens universe.  Known for her minimalist and avant-garde signature, the Emirati designer Manaal Al Hammadi styled the Chaumet pieces with her iconic designs, creating a series of mixed and matched associations to create six signature looks and striking visuals. ...read more

Dubai, UAE, June 3, 2018:  The new Marni eyewear collection is inspired by a sophisticated vintage style, using fluid lines to create stunningly elegant looks. The contemporary vibe is elevated through the use of simple yet bold shaping and enhanced by the finest materials, exclusive detailing and refined colors. ME621S These rectangular acetate men’s sunglasses are modern and simple, with a retro design and customized profile, with metal accents on the frame front. The lenses are fitted flush with the rest of the structure through a delicate manual process. Available in the classic versions of Marni Black, Havana and Green. ME620S This unisex acetate style features differen ......read more

June 3, 2018 - The Hotel Galleria, part of the Elaf Group, a SEDCO Holding Group company and a leading provider of travel, tourism and hospitality services in the region, has made history as the biggest hotel to be directly connected to a mall in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia and one of the few hotels that combine architectural splendor with high-end services. With 364 rooms, the Hotel Galleria, which is inspired by the Galleria Vittorio Emanuele II in Milan, Italy, offers a range of world-class services and modern facilities for its guests. The hotel is directly connected to the mall which hosts a range of world-class luxury brands, providing guests with an exceptional experience according ......read more

Company to promote & distribute ESET’s Endpoint Protection; Data Protection & Technology Alliances Saudi Arabia, June 03, 2018:  Al Falak Electronic Equipment & Supplies Co announced a partnership with IT security solutions provider ESET to promote and distribute ESET’s Endpoint Protection; Data Protection and Technology Alliances to meet the growing customer demand among businesses in Saudi Arabia. The addition of ESET solutions to its portfolio will further strengthen the distributor’s market presence in the country. The signing ceremony, held at Novotel Riyadh Al Anoud Hotel, Riyadh, KSA, featured three sessions. The ‘ESET Endpoint Protection ......read more

May 31, 2018:  Molton Brown, London’s fragrance experts, invites you to celebrate the holy month of Ramadan with their new Mesmerising Oudh Accord & Gold Hand Collection and Bathing Luxuries. Explore the steamy depths of a spiced forest with opulent oudh accord, gold leaf and cinnamon leaf oil. “A refined fragrance with dark complexity, it opens with citrusy bergamot and spicy cinnamon leaf.  A floral heart of elemi and black tea contrast with a dark base. Heady oudh, sensualised by golden honey, is intensified with woody vetiver and hints of warm myrrh.” Philippe Bousseton, Master Perfumer Molton Brown is the ultimate gift destination for a truly bes ......read more

Riyadh, 30 May 2018:  Burj Rafal Hotel Kempinski Riyadh has launched a series of charity activities that demonstrate its strong belief in the importance of social responsibility. The Orphans Welfare Society (Ensan) received a special invitation to host a group of its children at a special Ramadan ceremony, and they were accompanied by another group of children from The Voice of Down Syndrome Society (SAUT). The ceremony included the reception of around 50-70 children, aged between 8 and 19, in addition to staff members, who took care of the children during the event. Everyone was gathered for Iftar in an exceptional and entertaining atmosphere provided and supervised by the organiser ......read more

Olay Combines a Powerful Anti-Aging Moisturizer with Superior SPF Protection So Lightweight You Won’t Even Notice It   Dubai, UAE, May 28, 2018:  With the hottest months of the year just around the corner, Olay’s innovative daily moisturizer ensures that you’ll be protected from harmful sun damage for skin that’s healthy and happy. Olay Regenerist Microscuplting Cream SPF30 combines proven anti-ageing technology and premium SPF protection with a smooth and surprisingly lightweight feel so natural you won’t even know it’s there.   WHY ARE DAILY SPF PROTECTION AND PROVEN ANTI-AGEING ESSENTIALS FOR YOUNGER-LOOKING SKIN?  It& ......read more

Linah Hussain, Malak Mously, and Rawan Baik have beaten out more than 23,000 applicants from across the world to be crowned winners of the prestigious competition.  UAE, Dubai, 27, May 2018 –  A team of three female engineering students from Saudi Arabia’s King Abdulaziz University in Jeddah have become Procter & Gamble’s Global CEO Challenge Winners. Linah Hussain, Malak Mously, and Rawan Baik beat out over 3,500 prospective participants from across India, the Middle East and Africa, before going on to compete in the global leg of the competition against participants from across the world in Panama, where they were required to present business solutions fo ......read more

UL, through Gulf Renewables Lab, delivers its first solar power technology training and certification course in Dammam, KSA  Five-day session guides in the safe installation and maintenance of photovoltaic (PV) panels and systems. Extensive training course created to help provide the highly-skilled and qualified workforce essential for MENA countries to develop their renewable energy industries. Dubai, UAE, 23 May, 2018:   Gulf Renewables Lab (GRL), a UL-GCC joint venture, is leading the drive towards a greener future for the region with the launch of its first solar panel installation program in Saudi Arabia. The firm recently completed its first five-day training ......read more

Dubai, UAE, May 23, 2018:  Our cult-favourite hydrating mist, prep + prime fix+,  Takes on a delicious new twistin four permanent scents: rose, lavender, coconut and our original sugi needle aroma. Water, vitamins and extracts give skin. An instant boost of hydration while the lightweight prolonging formula sets makeup and refreshes your complexion. Sheer out foundation, intensify colour, improve and extend the wear of makeup, or moisturize and soothe tired skin with the holy grail of hydrating mists. Prep + prime fix+ Rose Lavender Coconut Original ...read more

Dubai, UAE, May 23, 2018:  Finding the right gifts are never easy, especially when you are on a budget. If you are browsing the web and scouting stores for beauty gifts this Ramadan & Eid, consider Glambeaute.com, the one-stop online shop for fabulous budget beauty finds and luxury perfumes at great prices!  This month, Glambeaute.com is launching a curated collection of beauty gift boxes that include best-sellers in skincare, haircare and makeup at amazing discounted prices. These limited-edition promo packs are available to purchase throughout the month of Ramadan and make for wonderful pamper packs for yourself or as impressive gifts for beauty lovers this season that wil ......read more

Saudi Arabia, May 23, 2018:  Dammam Airports Company (DACO) has awarded a 10-year contract to Serco for the provision of fire and rescue services at Dammam’s King Fahd International Airport (KFIA), the first Saudi airport to leverage an international service provider’s expertise in firefighting systems.   DACO CEO, Mr.Turki Al Jawini, said, “We are delighted to enter into a partnership with Serco through this new contract. By combining Serco’s expertise as a globally recognised fire and rescue service provider with Dammam Airports Company’s ambition, our objective is to serve as one of the effective enablers in the transformation of the Kingdom ......read more

Dubai, UAE, May 22, 2018:  This season is electrifying. Discover it like never before with our new collection inspired by festival styles and positive vibes. Play with combining the go-to colours of turquoise, coral with an orange hue, tan and black with soft leather and swinging tassels. Style your free-spirited look with vivid hand-finished new jewellery.   LAYERED NECKLACES Layer eye-catching textures and fine details on necklaces to create a waterfall of style. Black or tan leather chokers are a super starting point. Add a pendant to amplify the effect.  Be inspired to go bolder. SWEET TREAT Boost your energy with a sparkling snack-sized indulgence. Our p ......read more

Organized by ITFC & UNDP - Uzbekistan Saudi Arabia, May 22, 2018:   The International Islamic Trade Finance Corporation (ITFC), member of the Islamic Development Bank Group, Ministry for Foreign Trade of the Republic of Uzbekistan and United Nations Development Program (UNDP) in Uzbekistan have collaborated together to hold the first Trade Finance workshop titled “Trade Finance as a Key Factor in Trade Promotion” .  “ITFC is aspiring to play a pivotal role in the development of Islamic Trade Finance in Uzbekistan. ITFC and the Government of Uzbekistan signed USD 100mln Framework Agreement to finance pre-export and import activities in the count ......read more

May 21, 2018 - Al Falak Electronic Equipment & Supplies Co., a leading IT solutions provider in Saudi Arabia, recently received recognition from Oracle, during the ‘My Journey to the Oracle Cloud’ event held in Al Khobar. The company was honored for its impressive performance in facilitating the growth of information technology solutions in the Kingdom. Al Falak was instrumental in the successful and record achievement in the implementation of Oracle Cloud for the financials, supply chain, HCM and payroll solutions within three months. Oracle, in partnership with Al Falak, held its second ‘My Journey to the Cloud’ roadshow in 2018 in Saudi Arabia, where global ......read more

May 21, 2018:  Opening Ceremony “Everybody knows” directed by Asghar Farhadi On this occasion, the Spanish actress Barbara Lennie sparkled with earrings and a bracelet in white gold set with diamonds from the Josephine collection Semaine de la Critique Opening “Wildlife” directed by Paul Dano On the occasion of the Première, the actress Carey Mulligan illuminated the Cannes Film Festival in colorful and timeless earrings in white gold, diamonds and emeralds from Chaumet “Blacklansman” directed by Spike Lee On this occasion, the actress Clémence Poésy, who unveils her first film in Cannes as Film Director wore earrings and a brac ......read more

Dubai, UAE, May 20, 2018:  CALVIN KLEIN EYEWEAR The latest women’s and men’s Calvin Klein eyewear offers distinctive new designs, mixed materials, and bold colorations that exemplify the essence of this iconic brand. CHLOE EYEWEAR Inspired by the brand’s sophisticated look, the new eyewear collection combines both vintage and modern lines with iconic Chloe detailing to create a fresh, elegant style. Artisanal design techniques are combined with glossy finishes for a retro spirit and contemporary appeal. MARNI EYEWEAR The new Marni eyewear collection is inspired by a sophisticated vintage style, using fluid lines to create stunningly elegant looks. T ......read more

Take care of your body’s largest organ this Ramadan - Your skin Dubai, United Arab Emirates, 17th May 2018:  Family and FOREO go hand in hand, after-all, there’s a FOREO for everyone in the family. With this in mind, and Ramadan just around the corner, FOREO are celebrating family and the loved ones that have inspired them over the years by introducing the faces that make up the FOREO family.  This month, FOREO will unveil a special Ramadan landing page on foreo.com where visitors will get insider insights into the region’s biggest influencers as they share stories about their lives, loves and how they celebrate at this special time of year. And, that’ ......read more

Appointment reconfirms Accenture’s commitment to driving digital transformation and consulting in the Kingdom RIYADH, Saudi Arabia; May 16, 2018 –   Accenture (NYSE: ACN) has appointed Khaled Al-Dhaher as country managing director for Saudi Arabia, effective today. Al-Dhaher will be responsible for managing operations and driving Accenture’s digital consulting strategy in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia. Al-Dhaher brings with him considerable experience in delivering state-of-the-art and innovative solutions in industries ranging from financial services, retail/wholesale and manufacturing to oil & gas and distribution. Prior to joining Accenture, Al-Dhaher w ......read more

Dubai, UAE, May 16, 2018:  Beauty trends change all the time! Last year the trend was dark and imperfect black liners that rimmed the eye, and this year it’s a more brightened one with pops of colour. Yes, 2018 is all about sky-high lashes, glitter, high-shine and statement looks. If you’re looking to stay on trend with beauty this year but not quite sure where to start, start with Palladio, who has rounded up three of the trendiest and fuss-free make-up trends that you can easily add to your beauty routine   Long Luscious Lashes   This is that one trend that is never going out of style! For natural eyelash growth, dip a mascara-free wand into one of th ......read more

‘Flair’, Lucent, ‘Resolute’ and ‘Immerse Oud’ are vibrant and timeless Dubai, UAE, May 14, 2018:  LOOTAH, creators of fine Oriental and French heritage-inspired contemporary perfumes, incenses, oud, luxury perfumed blended oils and agarwood, have launched four exquisite new fragrances to celebrate springtime. Celebrating femininity, the new floral fragrance for women ‘Flair’ is energetic and lively with a burst of jasmine. Refreshing top notes of Bergamot, Jasmine, Sambac and Iris instantly make the wearer feel vibrant. Breathtaking middle notes of Tuberose, Vanilla and White Flowers surround the wearer in a cloud of freshest flowers ......read more

In line with the new openings at The Dubai Mall and Deerfields Mall  Dubai, UAE, May 14, 2018:  LOOTAH, creators of fine Oriental and French heritage-inspired contemporary perfumes, incenses, oud, luxury perfumed blended oils and agarwood, launched a fragrant new oud called ‘Ambwood’, in line with the opening of the brand’s stores at Perfumery & Co – The Dubai Mall and Deerfields Mall in Abu Dhabi. The new oud is a subtle combination of fresh aromas with luxurious touches of the orient. Top notes of lemon and grape give the wearer a refreshing burst of confidence, while middle notes of jasmine and violet create a warm and soothing cocoon of luxury. ......read more

Dubai, UAE, May 13, 2018:  It is common knowledge that oxygen is an essential resource for cell life. 62.5% is the percentage of human body mass that is made up of oxygen. 3 minutes is how long a cell can survive without oxygen. These uncompromising numbers demonstrate how essential oxygen is to skin cells. Oxygen is essential for them to produce the energy they need for correct metabolism and to preserve the vitality of the skin on a daily basis. And yet, we live in a world without enough air! 9 out of 10 city residents are affected by atmospheric pollution all around the world. In Europe, pollution reduces life expectancy by an average of one year per person.  Pollution, stres ......read more

KSA, May 10, 2018: The Hotel Galleria, part of the Elaf Group, a SEDCO Holding Group company and a leading provider of travel, tourism and hospitality services in the region, set to be the right destination for visitors to Jeddah looking for the ultimate hospitality experience combining the best of Arabic traditions, modern facilities and stunning architecture, who will now be able to enjoy it all at  The Hotel Galleria by Elaf is a landmark, located in the heart of Jeddah on Tahlia Street, with amenities and services within a stone’s throw. Its design has been inspired by the Galleria Vittorio Emanuele II in Milan, Italy, built by architect Josep Mengoni in 1861. The hotel off ......read more

As a Continuation of a Series of Charity Activities Riyadh, 10 May 2018 – Burj Rafal Hotel Kempinski organized an open day to donate blood on May 9th, which took place in front of the Ballroom of the hotel in the presence of media, community influencers, and prominent philanthropists. The hotel's management is always keen on continuing its support to humanitarian services and is fully committed to social responsibility.  The blood donation campaign, organized in collaboration with the Military Hospital in Riyadh, successfully raised awareness about the importance of blood donation and showcased the role of this process in encouraging the spirit of cooperation amongst all ......read more

This EID, it’s all about gifting and loving Dubai, UAE, May 10, 2018:  As the curtains are drawn on the holy month of Ramadan, the new moon brings with it a spell of celebration, generous hospitality and prosperity. It is also that time of the year around which the gift giving begins! A handpicked EID gift guide comprising of the finest timepieces and accessories from brands like AIGNER, CERRUTI 1881 and POLICE makes its way into your hands. Adhering to different tastes and budgets, you are sure to find something for everyone in the list organized under ‘for him’ and ‘for her’. Festive and chic, the timepieces and accessories are perfect to surpris ......read more

9th May 2018, Riyadh, Saudi Arabia - The 14th Middle East Financial Technology Exhibition and Conference (MEFTEC Payments), hosted by Saudi Arabia for the first time, has been officially opened by by H.E. Mr. Abdulaziz Saleh AL-Furaih, Vice Governor of the Saudi Arabian Monetary Authority (SAMA) at the Intercontinental Hotel, Riyadh to discuss the future of the digital payment sector in the Kingdom. The two-day conference and exhibition initiated by mada the national payment network and SADAD the national payments system, under the direction of SAMA, is the first dedicated event for Fintech companies and banks to address industry-changing technological innovations, global Fintech advancem ......read more

Dubai, UAE, May 09, 2018: Following the stackable Bee my Love rings, a cheeky nod to the Maison’s imperial past, Chaumet had an irresistible desire to enlarge the graphic bands and create an ensemble of collectable bangles. Express who you are with one, five, ten or more! The new language of bracelets is about strong design and a sign of recognition.  A life-long piece of jewellery and a symbol of belonging since time immemorial, the bracelet is the identity object with which we celebrate our happiest moments. It is also a universal lucky charm, a cherished protective talisman never to be taken off. It is, by nature, a stackable piece of jewellery. Imagine your own associati ......read more

Makeup by Rachel Goodwin for NARS Cosmetics   May 08, 2018:  Rachel Goodwin, NARS Director, PRO Artistry and Red Carpet for North America, created the makeup look for Emma Stone at the 2018 Met Gala. Please see below for more details and the products used to achieve this look.    Beauty inspiration: “When I saw what Emma was wearing this evening, I was reminded of the metallics often depicted in Renaissance paintings. Drawing inspiration from this, as well as the cool and warm tones paired on her gown, I created a mixed metal effect on the eye to complement the dress. To finish the look, I kept the lips soft and hydrated with Swing Velvet Lip Glide.&rdqu ......read more

FII 2018 taking place from October 23rd to 25th 2018 in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia Hosted by the Public Investment Fund, the 2018 program will continue to explore the trends, opportunities and challenges shaping the global investment landscape 2018 edition will build on the success of last year’s inaugural event, which brought together over 3,800 participants from more than 90 countries Riyadh, 8 May 2018:   Under the Patronage of the Custodian of the Two Holy Mosques, King Salman bin Abdulaziz Al-Saud, and the leadership of HRH Prince Mohammed bin Salman bin Abdulaziz, the Crown Prince, Deputy Prime Minister, Chairman of the Council of Economic and Development Affairs ......read more

Dubai, UAE, May 08, 2018:  Labour Day celebrates the achievements and contribution of workers around the world. It is a time to recognize their critical roles on the social and economic growth of the nation while raising awareness on the challenges that workers face today.  Skyline University College Services Committee, in collaboration with University City of Sharjah management, organized a cricket match with Sharjah labourers to celebrate Labour Day on May 1, 2018, at SUC Cricket Ground. His Excellency Sheikh Saif Bin Mohammad Al Qasimi, Director of Sharjah University City, attended the occasion to witness the celebration that aimed to recognize the workers’ role in ......read more

Dubai, UAE, May 08, 2018:  Skyline University College in collaboration with The Young Vision magazine organized the first Inter-School 12th Coder Challenge 2018 on April 30, 2018 at SUC Campus. The competition which served as a platform for young talents to showcase their skills in the field of software development has registered more than 180 participants from various schools in the UAE. Three top coders bagged the awards namely: Tejas Goel of Delhi Private School, Dubai (Winner); Ananya Pratap Rao of GEMS Modern Academy (1st Runner Up) and; Harsh Doddannavar of JSS International School (2nd Runner Up).  The Chief Guests of the competition were Consulate General of India-Dub ......read more

May 07, 2018 : The General Directorate of Education in Asir Region concluded its program to introduce parents and educate them about the regulations for admission of new male and female students and the registration mechanism in "Noor" system for joining the first grade, which was organized by the Department of Testing and Acceptance of Asir Education for 6 days under the sponsorship of Al -Jazeera Paints in two famous commercial complexes in the region. The Assistant General Manager of Education for Educational Affairs Mr. Saad Al-GOOni has viewed the start of the program in the presence of Testing and Admission Manager Department, Mr. Issa Al-Hilali, while some of the cit ......read more

May 6, 2018 - Al Falak Electronic Equipment & Supplies Co. recently extended support to the highly successful 6th East Coast Heritage Festival in Dammam, as a form of its full commitment to help promote the Kingdom’s rich traditions and lasting legacy. Al Falak was a sponsor of this year’s edition of the annual festival held at the King Abdullah Park in the waterfront of Dammam. Various activities and events were staged to feature the province’s traditions, cultural identity, and heritage in relation with its maritime environment in a bid to attract visitors from all over the world. The yearly festival highlights the province’s popular tourist attractions and p ......read more

Saudi Arabia’s ICT spend to reach US$ 40 billion this year Trend Micro participates in Smart Transformation Summit as strategic partner May 2, 2018 - Dubai, UAE   Saudi Arabia’s digital transformation continues to burgeon with reports showing that the Kingdom’s ICT spend grew 6 per cent in 2017 to over US$36 billion and is predicted to expand further this year to reach the value of US$ 40 billion.   With the pace of KSA’s digitization continuing in rapid acceleration, Trend Micro, a global leader in cybersecurity solutions, emphasized the need for a modernized, integrated and secured system, noting the serious privacy and security chall ......read more

Move enables LUMINA to link the UK, UAE and KSA markets for capital flows and M&A deals Ex-PwC Corporate Finance head for Saudi Arabia, Andrew Nichol, joins the specialist corporate finance firm as Partner to lead KSA coverage Follows recent announcement of Ex-Emirates NBD CEO Rick Pudner as Executive Chairman to lead the firm’s expansion across the UK and Middle East Endorses the firm’s position as a premier M&A and Corporate Finance adviser for the mid-market  Dubai, United Arab Emirates/ Riyadh, KSA; 1 May 2018: Specialist corporate finance firm LUMINA expands into KSA, launching its third geographic presence since the start of 2018. Andrew Nichol&rs ......read more

Change of Sheen   Dubai, UAE, May 01, 2018:  NARS Cosmetics introduces Highlighting Powder featuring Seamless Glow Technology. The innovative formula, available in six shades, combines micro-spherical powders and pearls that reflect light and melt seamlessly into skin to enhance your natural glow.  The silky, lightweight texture provides easy blending for buildable radiance that goes from delicately lit to strobed in the speed of light. No glitter. Just glow.   Shades Include: ALBATROSS opalescent gold FORT DE FRANCE champagne CAPRI crushed pink pearl IBIZA yellow gold  MALDIVES rose bron ......read more

Airline selects SITA for cloud support for its 200 offices worldwide across 60 countries JEDDAH – 30 April 2018 – Saudi Arabian Airlines (SAUDIA), the national airline of the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia, has selected SITA to support its strategic expansion plans by introducing modern, world-class IT infrastructure across 200 of the airline’s offices located in 100 cities and airports in 60 countries.  The solution will support the airline’s global IT infrastructure which connects all SAUDIA outstations with its headquarters and various data centers worldwide. SITA, the IT provider to the air transport industry, will introduce its unique ATI Cloud solution, w ......read more

Dubai, UAE, April 30, 2018:  The skin, like the brain, is a living organ, and the effects of stress on its functioning are severe. In fact, studies indicate that stress causes a decline in skin barrier function.The prolonged release of stress hormones in the skin causes a decrease of Hyaluronic Acid production, contributing to the breakdown of collagen and overall cellular aging. Loss of collagen, loss of elastin and depleted Hyaluronic Acid share a common side effect: an increase in fine lines and wrinkles. Pro-Collagen Overnight Matrix has a smooth gel-cream texture that glazes over the face, creating a protective matrix that mimics the skin to seal in hydration, helping to prevent ......read more

Powered by ELEMIS’ patented Tri-Enzyme Technology, these dual-action Dynamic Resurfacing Facial Pads gently smooth and brighten the complexion.  Dubai, UAE, April 30, 2018: PRODUCT DESCRIPTION These resurfacing pads, powered by ELEMIS patented Tri-Enzyme technology, act as a very effective, yet gentle skin perfecting exfoliator. An innovative and user-friendly treatment that enhances the Dynamic Resurfacing routine, replacing the need for harsh exfoliators. Targeting skin which appears dull and rough, it gently encourages the skins natural renewal cycle and prepares skin for optimum results from the rest of the range. Rejuvenates, revitalises and smoothes, while boosting ......read more

Dubai, UAE, April 30, 2018:  What is good for the body is good for the skin, and nothing packs a more powerful nutritional punch  than superfoods. This is why ELEMIS has developed the new Superfood Skincare Range: a nutrient-dense, vegan-friendly  collection, including Superfood Facial Wash, Day  Cream,and Night Cream to join the best selling, award-winning Super food FacialOil. Feed your complexion from the outside in with the  pure power of concentrated superfoods, for optimal  skin health.This range beautifully blends the proven science and expertise behind every ELEMIS formula. The result? An outdoor-fresh glow that you simply can’t fake. Essen ......read more

Dubai, UAE, April 29, 2018:  Skyline University College organized the second edition of One Day Refresher Course in Management with Emphasis on E-Governance, Artificial Intelligence and Robotics, and Enterprising Sustainable Smart Cities (Pocket MBA) on April 18, 2018 at SUC Campus. Delegates such as tourism directors, managers, software engineers, IT directors, and SUC Alumni from various corporate and government offices in the UAE have participated in the program. The Pocket MBA covered an introduction to E-Governance, a discussion on disruptions which are disrupting the supply line of existing business model, and an insightful overview about difference between Sustainable Innovati ......read more

Dubai based contemporary womenswear label, Twisted Roots,  launches SS18 collection inspired by the city of Barcelona    Dubai, UAE, April 29, 2018:  Latifa Al Gurg, launches her anticipated sixth collection of travel inspired womenswear guided by the works of Spanish architect Antonio Gaudi, a practiser of modernism and major inspiration for the SS18 Tessellation Collection.     The collection takes most of it’s inspiration from the ceramic tiles that blanket the beautiful architecture of park Guell on Barcelona’s Carmel Hill mountain range built in the early 1900s.     “It was interesting to me looking at the shapes ......read more

Saudi Arabia, April 29, 2018:   The REIT market in Saudi Arabia continues to expand and now surpasses a market capitalisation of USD 2 billion. The number of listed REITs doubled in the last two quarters; with 12 REITs listed on the Tadawul at the end of Q1 2018. Raya Majdalani Knight Frank Saudi Arabian Research Manager, commented, “REITs initially traded at a significant premium to Net Asset Value (NAV). This was mainly attributable to large amounts of capital seeking exposure to these REITs compared to the size of the investable universe. Following initial buoyancy, most REITs have pared back early gains and are currently trading below listing price. As a result, price ......read more

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