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Inspiring and smart solutions featured in the 2018 edition to help customers make room for life in the heart of their homeDubai, 16 August 2017:  IKEA, the Swedish home furnishing retailer, has officially launched its highly anticipated 2018 Catalogue, packed with home furnishing products, ideas and offers inspiring people to make room for... Read more
Third Cycle of the Seeds for the Future CSR initiative culminates successfully Riyadh, Kingdom of Saudi Arabia, 15 August 2017:  The third cycle of Huawei’s global CSR program for top Saudi students, ‘Seeds of the Future’, has recently culminated in the People’s Republic of China. Launched in collaboration with the... Read more
LG’s first ultra-premium brand to mark debut of premium home products across GCC marketsDUBAI, 15th August 2017:   According to market reports, the home appliances and home entertainment market is currently undergoing a significant change where consumers are starting to shift from traditional products towards more intuitive, elegant... Read more
Largest Aperture Smartphone Camera and Glass Crystal Clear Lens Deliver Brighter, More Vivid Images Than Ever BeforeDUBAI, Aug. 14, 2017:  LG Electronics (LG) will incorporate an F1.6 aperture camera and glass lens in the dual camera of its upcoming V30 flagship smartphone, introducing industry-leading innovations that bring a new level... Read more
14th August 2017, Dubai, U.A.E.:  SOUQ.com is hosting a two-day Samsung carnival from 14th -  15th  August for customers to get access to an extensive range of Samsung’s latest products at exciting and unparalleled offers. The electronics extravaganza will see new flash deals every four hours throughout the event across Samsung... Read more
FREE EYEWEAR & EYECARE FOR CHILDRENDubai, UAE, August 8, 2017:  Since Grand Optics’ inception in 1997, by the founder & CEO Shawqi Ghanem, the company has been fully dedicated to their clientele and focused to further strengthen its position as the most trusted optical services provider in the region. Throughout its twenty years... Read more
Introducing Raf Simons’ highly anticipated debut of CALVIN KLEIN 205W39NYC eyewear, which uniquely highlights the new Chief Creative Officer’s artistic and curatorial perspective of the brand.The new CALVIN KLEIN 205W39NYC eyewear collection features architectural silhouettes rendered with sleek, metal details in bold color combinations... Read more
First Phone to Offer Minimized-Bezel FullVision Display at Mid-Range Price PointDUBAI, August 2, 2017:  LG Electronics’ (LG) newest smartphone featuring the proprietary FullVision display will become available to consumers around the world starting this week. The LG Q6, designed to meet the needs and expectations of discern-ing millennia... Read more
Dubai, UAE; July 2017:  Oud Elite continues its journey to provide exquisite perfumes in Saudi Arabia and the Gulf with its latest addition: Rose Noir. Darkening the character of a rose, the latest addition to Oud Elite’s fragrance line gives a modern twist to the light, enchanting scent of most women’s favourite flower... Read more
LG Robots to Deliver Expert Service for Visitors to Korea. DUBAI, August 1st, 2017 — As South Korea prepares for the largest winter sporting event in its history, LG Electronics (LG) is focusing on improving automated services at the main hub for the world’s travelers – Incheon International Airport (IIA). Starting on July 21, LG... Read more
Linda Farrow continues to push the boundaries of eyewear and collaborates with N°21 in the creation of a unique line of sunglasses. The timeless yet innovative aesthetic of N°21 blends perfectly with the luxurious craftsmanship of Linda Farrow. Inspired by the volumes and colorways found in the N°21 Spring/Summer 2017 ready-to-wear... Read more
Dubai, UAE, July 31, 2017:  His Royal Highness, Prince, Mansour Bin Megren Bin Abdul Aziz, Deputy Prince of Asir Region, visited Al-Jazeera Paints   Corner for Children during his recent tour to Abha Art Street, which is being held as part of “Abha Festival Gathers us”, in support of Abha celebrations with its  new title... Read more
Capture Life in Striking Quality with the Industry’s Best Visual and Audio Features in a Durable IP67 Device Dubai, UAE, July 31, 2017:  LG Electronics (LG) today announced the arrival of the new Q8, LG’s latest powerful, stylish and durable smartphone that inherits core features from LG’s flagship lineup – in part... Read more
Capture Life in Striking Quality with the Industry’s Best Visual and Audio Features in a Durable IP67 Device Dubai, UAE, July 31, 2017:  LG Electronics (LG) today announced the arrival of the new Q8, LG’s latest powerful, stylish and durable smartphone that inherits core features from LG’s flagship lineup – in part... Read more
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Inspiring and smart solutions featured in the 2018 edition to help customers make room for life in the heart of their home Dubai, 16 August 2017:  IKEA, the Swedish home furnishing retailer, has officially launched its highly anticipated 2018 Catalogue, packed with home furnishing products, ideas and offers inspiring people to make room for life at home. IKEA Catalogue, the most widely distributed book in the world and produced in 35 languages, is now available in the UAE.  The contents of the 2018 edition reflect a change in the way people use their living spaces in the wake of urbanisation and new technology. Through its extensive consumer research, IKEA has now identified ......read more

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

Third Cycle of the Seeds for the Future CSR initiative culminates successfully  Riyadh, Kingdom of Saudi Arabia, 15 August 2017:  The third cycle of Huawei’s global CSR program for top Saudi students, ‘Seeds of the Future’, has recently culminated in the People’s Republic of China. Launched in collaboration with the Communications and Information Technology Commission (CITC), Huawei Tech Investment Saudi Arabia’s initiative aims to cultivate the Saudi ICT future leaders that will carry on the responsibility of the anticipated digital transformation, a key pillar of the Saudi vision. During the two-week educational trip, the students visited facil ......read more

LG’s first ultra-premium brand to mark debut of premium home products across GCC markets DUBAI, 15th August 2017:   According to market reports, the home appliances and home entertainment market is currently undergoing a significant change where consumers are starting to shift from traditional products towards more intuitive, elegant and appealing products. The increase in purchasing power and improving lifestyles are fostering the demand for smart home appliances around the world, especially across the GCC, where the residents embrace a premium standard of living making it a way of life for many. Luxury lifestyle across the GCC has been a fast-paced journey, fuelling t ......read more

Largest Aperture Smartphone Camera and Glass Crystal Clear Lens Deliver Brighter, More Vivid Images Than Ever Before DUBAI, Aug. 14, 2017:  LG Electronics (LG) will incorporate an F1.6 aperture camera and glass lens in the dual camera of its upcoming V30 flagship smartphone, introducing industry-leading innovations that bring a new level of photographic innovation to the mobile industry. Excellence in smartphone cameras has long been a core competency of LG’s mobile devices and the dual camera module in the upcoming LG V30 will include the world’s largest aperture and clearest lens ever to be featured in a smartphone. LG’s first F1.6 lens is also the largest ......read more

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

LG Extends OLED Leadership Expertise from TVs to Mobile Devices with Next Flagship Mobile Device Dubai, UAE, August 13, 2017:  The next flagship smartphone from LG Electronics (LG) will be the first ever device to feature a plastic OLED FullVision display, consistent with the company’s smartphone display strategy that started with the LG G6 and continues with the LG Q6. As LG’s first OLED smartphone since the LG G Flex 2 in 2015, the shift marks a move by LG to extend its OLED leadership from the premium TV sector into the premium smartphone space. Beyond their slim profile and excellent visuals, OLED displays in smartphones are ideal for VR applications, one of the key g ......read more

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

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

Saudi Arabia’s National Cyber Security Center receives UL cybersecurity certification for its Community of Trust network infrastructure security software. The award signifies the highest standards of cybersecurity have been met by assessing potential vulnerabilities and weaknesses.  The certification marks the launch of UL’s Cybersecurity Assurance Program in the Middle East.  Saudi Arabia’s National Cyber Security Center receives UL cybersecurity certification for its Community of Trust network infrastructure security software.  The award signifies the highest standards of cybersecurity have been met by assessing potential vulnerabilities and weak ......read more

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

First Phone to Offer Minimized-Bezel FullVision Display at Mid-Range Price Point DUBAI, August 2, 2017:  LG Electronics’ (LG) newest smartphone featuring the proprietary FullVision display will become available to consumers around the world starting this week. The LG Q6, designed to meet the needs and expectations of discern-ing millennial customers worldwide, will be available this week in Korea, soon to be followed by key markets in Asia, Europe, Middle East and the Americas in the weeks to come. The Q6 is the first model in LG’s new Q series of smartphones and was designed for consumers who want a device that offers the technology of LG’s flagship smartphones ......read more

SAB Holding deploys SAP® applications (S/4HANA) on the IBM Cloud to accelerate operations and leverage business data for better, faster decision-making JEDDAH, SAUDI ARABIA – 2 August 2017:  IBM (NYSE: IBM) today announced that SAB Holding, an industrial conglomerate headquartered in Jeddah, Saudi Arabia, has selected IBM Cloud to host its mission-critical SAP® applications. IBM Cloud’s SAP-certified infrastructure will provide SAB Holding with the agility and speed the company needs to keep pace with business demands, while helping accelerate its business processes and fully leveraging its business data for better decision-making. SAB Holding’s construct ......read more

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

LG Robots to Deliver Expert Service for Visitors to Korea DUBAI, August 1st, 2017 — As South Korea prepares for the largest winter sporting event in its history, LG Electronics (LG) is focusing on improving automated services at the main hub for the world’s travelers – Incheon International Airport (IIA). Starting on July 21, LG will put into service a number of Airport Guide Robots and Airport Cleaning Robots at the award-winning airport to assist travelers arriving and departing Korea. The Airport Guide Robot will roam the airport providing information and assistance to visitors while the Airport Cleaning Robot will be on hand to keep the floors impeccably clean.&nbs ......read more

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

Dubai, UAE, July 31, 2017:  His Royal Highness, Prince, Mansour Bin Megren Bin Abdul Aziz, Deputy Prince of Asir Region, visited Al-Jazeera Paints   Corner for Children during his recent tour to Abha Art Street, which is being held as part of “Abha Festival Gathers us”, in support of Abha celebrations with its  new title as the capital of Arab tourism for the current year. His Royal Highness, listened to a brief explanation from Mr. Wael Bin Mohammed Bin Abdullah Al- Romaih, Deputy Executive President of Al- Jazeera Paints Company, on the events and activities taking place in Al- Jazeera Paints Children's corner in an atmosphere of fun, smiles and colors to ......read more

Capture Life in Striking Quality with the Industry’s Best Visual and Audio Features in a Durable IP67 Device   Dubai, UAE, July 31, 2017:  LG Electronics (LG) today announced the arrival of the new Q8, LG’s latest powerful, stylish and durable smartphone that inherits core features from LG’s flagship lineup – in particular the “prosumer” V series – but designed for one-handed usage and extreme portability. As the second device announced in LG’s newest Q series, the Q8 delivers Hi-Fi sound, prosumer quality video and photo capabil-ities and water and dust resistance in a compact package.   The Q8 builds on LG’s p ......read more

DAMMAM, Saudi Arabia, July 31, 2017 – Emerson Automation Solutions has started their Beginners Integration Training (BIT) Program this month, recruiting 15 Saudi nationals who have recently graduated from top universities and institutes in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia and the United States. The recruitment and training program, which is consistent with Emerson’s global commitment to invest in local resourcing and communities where its customers are, is planned to be conducted annually with a minimum of 15 graduates who will be hired to full-time positions with the company each year. The newly recruited graduates will occupy technical (electronics, instrumentation, computer scie ......read more

Center aims to support the Kingdom’s drive for innovation  Riyadh, Saudi Arabia, July 31, 2017:  On Behalf of His Excellency Dr. Majid Alkassabi, Minister of Commerce and Investment, His Excellency’s Advisor to Minister of Commerce and Investment, Governor of Small & Medium Enterprises General Authority Dr. Ghassan Alsulaiman yesterday inaugurated one of the largest Customer Solution Innovation & Integration Experience Centers (CSIC) for Huawei in the Middle East region - in presence of H.E. Dr. Abdulaziz Bin Salem Al Ruwais, Governor of the Communications and Information Technology Commission (CITC), and H.E. Mr. Li Huanxin, China Ambassador to Saudi Arabia. ......read more

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

Dubai, UAE, July 30, 2017:  For several years, life underwater has been a mystery to many. However, with new advancements in technology, accelerated accessibility and portability are seeing light of day, taking connectivity to the next level. Whether you're a snorkeler, marine biologist or just a weekend water-baby you can now capture your underwater adventures with perfect clarity like never before. Thanks to the new generation of underwater mobile phones such as the LG G6, you can be connected both over and under sea level.   The primary obstacle faced by underwater photographers is the inability to do it with the convenience of a smartphone, which normally results in d ......read more

JLL releases its Makkah H1 marketplace report showing signs of positivity as quotas are lifted on Hajj pilgrims Expected increase in visitors will benefit the retail sector  Makkah, Kingdom of Saudi Arabia – July 27, 2017:   JLL, the world’s leading real estate investment and advisory firm, today released its H1 2017 Makkah Real Estate Market Overview report which assesses the latest trends in the office, residential, retail and hotels sectors.  The overall sentiment in the Makkah market was boosted during H1 2017 as the government lifted the quota on Hajj pilgrims despite ongoing major infrastructural work on the Holy Mosque. This shift in policy should fur ......read more

LG Home Appliance and Air Solution Company Again Leads All Business Units;  Overall Profitability and Revenues Up Despite Challenging Quarter for Mobiles DUBAI, July 27, 2017:   LG Electronics Inc. (LG) today announced second-quarter 2017 revenues of KRW 14.55 trillion (USD 12.89 billion), an increase of nearly 4 percent from the same period last year, led by the home appliance unit, which reported a 12 percent sales increase from the 2016 second quarter. Three of the company’s four main business units reported higher revenues than a year ago. Quarterly operating income of KRW 664.1 billion (USD 588.2 million) was 13.6 percent higher in 2017, despite a challenging quarter ......read more

In recognition of the adoption of the Saudisation in Kingdom of Saudi Arabia Riyadh, 26 July 2017:  In recognition of the importance of Saudisation, and seeking to provide opportunities for Saudi citizens, and according to Saudi Vision 2030 to reduce unemployment rates among the Saudi youth, Burj Rafal Hotel Kempinski has employed 25 Saudis in the hospitality, food, beverage and housekeeping departments. Mr Juan Uribe, General Manager of Burj Rafal Hotel Kempinski, explained that the general policy of the hotel is based on the investment of human skills and employing these skills in the right places, which directly contributes to the development of all departments and makes them a ......read more

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

Exhibits “Child-Level” Intelligence, Top Among Competitors  DUBAI, July 24, 2017 — LG Electronics revolutionized the vacuum cleaner industry 16 years ago with the commercialization of one of the world’s first robotic vacuum cleaners. LG engineers took advantage of the head start and years of home appliance robotics experience to develop this year’s HOM-BOT® Turbo+, which was just recognized by Seoul National University (SNU) Robotics & Intelligent Systems Lab, the robotics program in the nation’s top university, as the most human-like robotic vacuum cleaner in the industry. Artificial intelligence, or AI, which is at the core of all of t ......read more

DUBAI, July 23, 2017:   With the summer holiday season in full fledge across the GCC, families are planning their travels to escape the hard heat. While the goal of any vacation is to unwind and escape from the stresses of day-to-day life, trips abroad can sometimes have the opposite effect as unfamiliarity with the local language and customs prevent travelers from fully enjoying their vacation. Therefore, connected technology that offers reliability, accessibility, portability and security is an essential component of the modern vacation.    Although the ostensible purpose of a vacation is to get away from it all, modern travelers have come to expect connectivity throug ......read more

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

Special offer on all flight and hotel bookings can be redeemed by registered users, who choose to pay with Visa Checkout on tajawal.sa until August 18th, 2017 Dubai, UAE - 20 July 2017:  After successful implementation across its tajawal.ae domain in January 2017, tajawal, the Dubai-based online travel-booking site, has further collaborated with Visa to provide Visa Checkout to its customers in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia.  As the first online travel agency in the MENA region to integrate Visa Checkout on their website earlier this year, tajawal is now rolling out the service across multiple markets to provide users in the region with the most convenient booking process possi ......read more

DUBAI, July 20, 2017:  With the summer holiday season in full fledge across the GCC, families are planning their travels to escape the hard heat. While the goal of any vacation is to unwind and escape from the stresses of day-to-day life, trips abroad can sometimes have the opposite effect as unfamiliarity with the local language and customs prevent travelers from fully enjoying their vacation. Therefore, connected technology that offers reliability, accessibility, portability and security is an essential component of the modern vacation.    Although the ostensible purpose of a vacation is to get away from it all, modern travelers have come to expect connectivity th ......read more

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

LG E7 Picture-on-Glass OLED TV Earns Three Awards for Outstanding Picture Quality and Performance  Dubai, UAE, July 19, 2017:  The highly acclaimed LG E7 OLED TV was crowned “2017 King of TV” in the 14th Annual CE Week TV Shootout™ in a competition amongst six contending flagship 4K Ultra HD TV models during CE Week in New York City. This is the fourth consecutive year LG OLED has won at the CE Week Shootout and the first time a single manufacturer has swept all three newly created categories. The 65-inch LG E7 OLED TV combines a unique Picture-on-Glass form factor, the unparalleled picture performance of OLED technology, immersive Dolby Atmos sound and unmatch ......read more

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

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

  LG’s Newest Q Series Brings the Essential Features of LG’s Premium Devices and Elegant Design to a Mid-Range Portfolio     DUBAI, July 13, 2017 — LG (Electronics) today announced that the LG Q6, part of its new Q series, will be the first smartphone to offer the FullVision display following the LG G6. The Q series offers many of LG’s most sought-out premium features at a competitive price.     LG’s Q series is the company’s latest line of powerful, mid-range smartphones boasting the essential features of LG premium phones at exceptional price points. As the first in the Q series to be announced, the LG Q6 ......read more

DUBAI, July 11, 2017:  As the workplace continues to evolve in the GCC, an increasing number of employees will become even more reliant on technology to keep them connected. With the ongoing need for connectivity and the overwhelming availability of smartphones, work-life balance becomes difficult, and we are in an always-on mode. But when we travel for leisure while still having the need to be connected, we often combine fun, relaxation while getting some work done thanks to reliability, portability and security offered with LG’s connected devices.  Although the ostensible purpose of a vacation is to get away from it all, modern travelers have come to expect connectivity ......read more

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

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

Dubai, UAE, July 4, 2017:  The goal of every designer is to create a product with innate aesthetic appeal for the widest range of consumers. Product designers spend countless hours focused on the minutest details in their bid to create unique products that offer greater benefits to users while also advancing their respective fields of design. After all, when designing a completely new product from scratch, the design team must consider every aspect of its new product. Everything from the exterior design and product materials as well as the technological limitations and overall structure must be considered. This January at CES in Las Vegas, visitors were able to see the latest technol ......read more

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

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

Online Shoppers in the Middle East can now log on to SOUQ.com using their Amazon credentials July 3, 2017 – DUBAI, United Arab Emirates:  Amazon (AMZN) and SOUQ.com confirm the official completion of the acquisition of SOUQ.com by Amazon. As the first step of integration, customers can now log on to SOUQ.com using their Amazon credentials.  Joining the Amazon family enables SOUQ.com to continue to bring even more products and services to customers in the region and further expand “Fulfilled by SOUQ” to empower sellers. "It is an exhilarating time for the e-commerce industry in the region. Together with Amazon, our goal is to offer our customers the w ......read more

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

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

Maje continues to expand within the region with a new boutique in Jeddah Dubai, UAE, June 29, 2017:  Bohemian-chic brand, Maje, continues to expand within the GCC region, with a new boutique, which just opened in Saudi Arabia in mid-June. The boutique opened with the SS17 collection, which is both feminine and adventurous, appealing to a nomadic imagination, bohemian yet clearly urban. The store concept called “Nomade Moderne”, initially launched in New York in 2014, is now being spread through the opening in Red Sea Mall in Jeddah, marking the brand’s third store in Saudi Arabia after recent openings in Al Faisaliah Mall in Riyadh and Assila Towers in Jeddah. This ......read more

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

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

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

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

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

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

Honor 8 lite and honor 6x make the perfect gifts for Eid! Honor, the number one smartphone e-brand by Huawei, has the perfect gifting solutions for you this Eid: two of its latest models, honor 6x and honor 8 Lite, with unrivalled design features at fabulous price points. The honor 6x, embodying the motto “Double the Experience” that millennials live and breathe breaks ground with its premium dual-lens rear camera, extended battery life and rock-solid performance. Honor 6x at 919 AED available at all major retailers in the UAE. The honor 8 Lite with the motto “Beauty at your reach”, gives you all the qualities you need without breaking the bank. Its eye-catch ......read more

MATTE COLORS. MAD WEAR. #MADABOUTMATTE Dubai, UAE, June 21, 2017:  EXUBERANCE and a touch of MADNESS are key elements to makeup transformations.  The liquid lipstick ARTIST LIQUID MATTE range offers 15 intense colors to create audacious lip looks, for an extravagant 20-hour-lasting effect*. It allows everyone to free their madness and passion to reveal their exuberant self. The new collection showcases a wide range of super MATTE and absolutely smudge-proof exuberant colors and creative shades, which are appropriate for every occasion and every look. The all-new and unique ARTIST LIQUID MATTE is made up of an innovative formula, which contains: 1. ULTRA MATTE FINISH &nd ......read more

Now Dads can learn how to journey through the store in just five minutes! #IKEA_DAD Dubai, 20 June 2017:  IKEA, the Swedish home furnishing retailer, has revealed one of its biggest and best kept secrets as a gift this year for all dads on Father’s Day – the infamous hidden shortcuts that allows you to journey through the store in 5 mins. This Father’s Day, IKEA wanted to acknowledge all the unsung family patriarchs, quietly supporting their family, day in and day out, all year long! Now Dads can choose their route, pick up the items on their shopping list and whizz through to the IKEA Restaurant & Café much faster.  One of the biggest myths is that men ......read more

June 20, 2017:  Purificación García, the emblematic Spanish fashion and accessories designer has just opened her third and fourth boutiques in Hamrah Mall, Riyadh and Doha Festival City in Qatar. The stores mark the continuation of the brands’ expansion in the Middle Eastern region.   With two collections, ladieswear and accessories, Purificación García aims to bring her personal vision of fashion to the Middle East market; a vision which represents a universal language that is capable of adapting to everyday needs. Since her beginnings in the 1980s, Purificación García has created clothing for the kind of woman whose approach to life has g ......read more

Leading HR and IT decision-makers will gather to discuss next generation HR challenges and new frameworks proposed under Saudi Vision 2030 Dubai, 20 June 2017:  As the Fourth Industrial Revolution continues to transform the workplace with Artificial Intelligence (AI) and Automation becoming increasingly prevalent across industries, Dubai-based B2B event specialist QnA International, has unveiled plans for a first-of-its-kind summit to discuss the unique challenges this will place on HR and IT departments in Saudi Arabia.  Being the only event dedicated to HR Technology in the Kingdom, the HR Tech Saudi Summit, taking place 20 – 21 November 2017 in Riyadh, will unite HR ......read more

In the context of his belief concerning the importance of his roles in social responsibility Riyadh, June 19, 2017:  As part of Burj Rafal Hotel Kempinski initiatives during the holy month of Ramadan in supporting charitable activities in the community, the hotel has made an integrated volunteering campaign, including signing number of agreements, building partnerships and distributing food and beverages. The hotel staff interacted with this campaign in a remarkable way. Prior to the beginning of the holy month, the hotel confirmed a cooperative partnership with the Orphan Charity Foundation (Ekhaa) and with Saudi Food Bank (Etaam) to be one of the participants in the Kempinski Ra ......read more

Dubai, UAE, June 19, 2017:  Summer is just around the corner. In other words, you and many other people around you will be preparing for summer vacation. You may take a few days off to enjoy the hot, sunny weather or create fun and exciting memories by swimming, going to concerts, or traveling to new places. Whether you keep these experiences to yourself or share them with your close family or friends, the G6 is the ideal vacation companion for taking high-quality pictures and instantly sharing them on social media. Take Exceptional Splashy Photos  Swimming is one of the most popular activities people do in the summer. If you have children, you may want to preserve the moment ......read more

Dubai, UAE, June 19, 2017:  The first series of Health and Wellness was held at Skyline University College on May 24, 2017. The event was designed to sensitize the students on emerging health concerns through lectures, discussion and medical check-up among the students, staff and faculty. Medical Practitioners from NMC, Sharjah and Dr. Sunny Medical moderated and sponsored the inaugural event. The event highlighted and focused on non-communicable diseases (NCDs) mainly cardiovascular diseases, cancers, chronic respiratory diseases and diabetes.  Dr. Sanjit representing Sunny Medical clinic observed that non-communicable conditions account for nearly two-thirds of deaths glo ......read more

Boutique showcases latest collections of finely crafted lifetime accessories 18 June 2017:  International luxury Maison Montblanc has announced the opening of its latest boutique in the Middle East, in Riyadh’s Panorama Mall in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia. Managed by Montblanc’s longstanding partner, the Al Hussaini Group, the new boutique will showcase a wide selection of the Maison’s core writing instruments, jewellery, timepieces and leather collections. Providing the perfect inspiration for discerning shoppers and gift givers alike, the boutique’s latest highlights include the recently launched UNICEF Collection in support of child literacy an ......read more

Over 629,000 students participate in the second round of the competition. Riyadh: 18 June, 2017:  Arab Reading Challenge (ARC) participants were honoured at a ceremony held under the patronage of the Minister of Education His Excellency Dr. Ahmed Al Isa and ARC Secretary General Najla Al Shamsi in Riyadh.  His Excellency honoured two winners in Saudi Arabia; male competition winner Mohammed Mukhtar Al Salman, in grade seven from the Eastern Region, and female competition winner Shatha Basha Al Toweirqi, in grade five from Ta’if.  Al Isa also honoured the winner of the best supervisor award Nawal Mohammed Al Jarallah and the winner of the best school award Ibn Khald ......read more

Paris Gallery, the leading luxury retailer in the region, opened its new opulent store in Al Hamra Mall. The opening ceremony was held under the patronage and presence of Mr. Yaqoub Al Sharif Al Hashemi, Sara Group Executive Director and other chief guests including senior officials and diplomats led by His Royal Highness Prince Mohammed bin Faisal bin Mohammed bin Abdulaziz Al Saud, French Ambassador François Gouyette, Doctor Rosela Rosi, the deputy Ambassador and the Italian Trade supplement in Al Riyadh, accompanied by the director of public relations at the Italian Embassy, and the Charge Affaires of the UAE Embassy Ahmad Al Tanayji and an elite of businessmen and society. Paris Galle ......read more

LG’s latest appliance wants to partially replace the chef in your house and give you and your family precious time back Dubai, UAE, June 15, 2017:  Family, food, culture, heritage and traditions are of central focus during the holy month of Ramadan and now with smart appliances, homemakers are able to take advantage of new technology to prepare meals that are healthy, delicious and perfect for not just a home for today, but for a smart home of the future. Technology is now taking over the kitchen through intuitive control with new devices that even do most of the cooking for you. The smart appliance trendsetting that started in the living room is now moving into the kitchen. ......read more

Dubai, UAE, June 15, 2017:  Skyline University College Library Department and Nexuslib have successfully organized the first Regional Workshop on “Open Source in Technologies for Libraries” on May 24, 2017, at SUC Multi-Purpose Hall. The Chief Guest of the event was Ms. Sara Al Marzouqui, Sharjah Public Library Manager-Sharjah Book Authority. SUC Quality Assurance Head and Professor Dr. Sudhakar Kota and Head of Academics and Associate Professor Dr. Mohammad Hasan Saleh Inairat were present in the event to welcome all participants. SUC Associate Professor Dr. Riktesh Srivastava opened the session with his talk on Trends of Open Source Software while Nexuslib Business H ......read more

Under the patronage of the Deputy Governor of Medina Region Medina, KSA – June 14, 2017:  Under the Patronage of H.R.H. Prince Saud Bin Khalid Al-Faisal, Deputy Governor of Medina Region, the Chairman of the Islamic Development Bank (IsDB) Group, H.E Dr. Bandar bin Mohammed Hamza Hajjar and the Chairman of the Chamber of Commerce and Industry of Madinah H.E Mr. Munir Mohammed Nasser bin Saad signed a MoU for mutual cooperation and support the Chamber’s role in promoting the commercial and economic environment in the Medina region, and activating its participation in achieving the goals of the National Transition Program 2020 and the vision of Saudi Arabia 2030. The signin ......read more

Dubai, UAE, June 12, 2017:  In this holy month of Ramadan, Skyline University College Community Services Committee headed by Dr. Mohammad Abdul Salam has organized an Iftar Dinner  for its students, alumni, parents, faculty and staff along with more than 200 Sharjah laborers who were also invited to play a cricket match under the floodlights of SUC cricket ground on June 7, 2017.  People gathered just in time to break the fast period of the day inside the SUC premises and enjoyed sumptuous meals. A cricket match between Sharjah laborers was played as a way of recreation and celebration after a hard day’s work and long hours of fasting. SUC recognizes the hard work and ......read more

The third annual The Maritime Standard Ship Finance and Trade Conference will take place on November 8th 2017 at the Sheraton Abu Dhabi Hotel and Resort. The event is expected to attract more than 150 senior executives from different sections of the market, including shipping, ports, finance and banking and law. Dubai, UAE, June 11, 2017:  There will be distinct conference sessions following the keynote speeches, and these will deal with a number of themes, including regional trade patterns, ship finance, ports and shipping. There will also be a series of speeches giving details about recent case studies, illustrating how the financial sector can help release the full potential of re ......read more

Super slow motion functionality and intelligent features of new Xperia XZ Premium brought to life in singer’s new video Dubai, 11th June 2017:  Renowned Lebanese singer and record producer Fares Karam has featured Sony Mobile’s latest Xperia smartphone in his new music video, Mnamnam, which was directed by award-winning director Hass Ghaddar. Throughout the video, which was filmed at various locations across Lebanon, Fares Karam showcases the new Xperia XZ Premium at key moments in his journey, from experimenting with the smartphone’s Super slow motion feature in different environments to highlighting the Xperia XZ Premium’s other intelligent features. ......read more

Intercepted counterfeits deliver setback against manufacturing and distribution of fake printing supplies Dubai, June 8, 2017:  HP has announced multiple seizures of counterfeit printing supplies destined for HP printers. The company supported Saudi Arabian Ministry of Commerce officials, alongside the local police force, who confiscated more than 145,000 illicit items in separate actions. Between December 2016 and February 2017, the Saudi Arabian Ministry of Commerce conducted several raids at both warehouses and showrooms of four major counterfeiting syndicates. Some of those distributors were also involved in manufacturing counterfeit print supplies.  In total, the offi ......read more

Dubai, UAE, June 7, 2017:  The Italian fashion brand, POLICE launches a new edition of classic attractions that has technology and superior engineering in tandem facilitating the metamorphism of the quartz watch to automatic timekeeping.  With a touch of vintage that has classic lines and neat silhouettes, the timepieces hark to needs of the modern fashion aficionado who believe in ‘less is more’. Textured leather straps and quaint bracelets in earthy browns and classic blacks offer the timepieces their unique character; giving a glimpse of the intricate movement of the many wheels, springs and gears that promises accuracy of time, the dial opens your imagina ......read more

Dubai, UAE, June 7, 2017:  Women all across the region wait eagerly for the festive Eid period to be able to show off their best beautiful self. Choosing the perfect outfit and make-up is exciting and in today’s ultra-high definition digital world, selfies play a large part in every occasion. Every detail of our make-up is now captured in ultra-high definition and we need a mascara to match; a mascara that stands up to the zoom, capturing and magnifying every detail of every lash. Max Factor False Lash Epic Mascara is a breakthrough innovation, featuring the new False Lash Epic Brush, designed to create an epic lash fan where no lash is left unseen. Creating the flawless Eid ......read more

Edible Instrument Musicians Demonstrate How Food Waste Can Be Reduced with Refrigerator Technology from LG Dubai, UAE, June 7, 2017:  To raise awareness of the issue of food wastage this World Environment Day, LG teamed up with the music-making talents of the London Vegetable Orchestra to demonstrate how advanced refrigerator technology can help extend the life of fresh foods for weeks or months, even against the demands of quirky performance art. Food waste is one of the biggest challenges of our time. According to the United Nations, up to one third of all food is spoiled or wasted before it is ever consumed. Roughly one third of the food produced in the world for human consumpt ......read more

Dubai, UAE, June 6, 2017:  Proven Saudi Arabia, the leading business support provide for the KSA provides insight to businesses operating within Saudi on the effect to working processes after the announcement of the diplomatic withdrawal from Qatar. Proven SA confirms that Qatari nationals in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia, will now need to take actions to leave the country within 14 days. Despite the severance of ties, Saudi Arabia, according to Al-Arabiya English, said it would provide all facilities and services needed by Qatari pilgrims who are currently in the Kingdom. The 14-day directive asking Qataris to leave does not affect Qatari pilgrims currently in the Kingdom. “I ......read more

Dubai, UAE, June 6, 2017:  Hortensia Eden complements the naturalistic collection with a line dedicated to vividly-hued natural stones. Ultra-feminine jewellery mini-watches offer a palette   of dazzling colours with malachite, turquoise, lapis lazuli, mother-of-pearl and pink opal dials, to be paired with an array of lizard-skin or satin straps (powder pink, fuchsia, green, blue and orange) according to whimsy. These timepieces are must- haves by day or by night, in perfect harmony with precious jewellery pieces; delicate between-the-fingers rings, pendants and ear-studs. ...read more

Jeddah, KSA, 6 June, 2017:  Americana Foods, is distributing 2,000 Iftar meals and gifts to underprivileged children during the holy month of Ramadan to orphanages around Jeddah, Saudi Arabia, as part of the charitable partnership between Americana Foods and Ekhaa for Orphans Care Society. Every Friday, during the Ramadan period, over 500 Iftar meal boxes will be provided to foster the spirit of joint charitable, humanitarian cooperation between Ekhaa for Orphans Care Society and Americana Foods, one of the region’s biggest food brands. The Iftar meal boxes will contain chicken, rice, laban, water and dates. Americana Foods will also take the initiative, collaborating w ......read more

Dubai, UAE, 05th June 2017:  Countries across the GCC are on a quest to redefine their future especially when it comes down to being socially and environmentally responsible with many countries investing billions to support a variety of sustainable initiatives.  According to the EY report ‘Power transactions and trends: 2016 review and 2017 outlook’, it was reported that Dubai launched a US$27 billion green fund to support global sustainability projects. Furthermore, Saudi Arabia intends to cut electricity and water subsidies by US$ 53 billion by 2020 with more countries following suit. “Although governments within the GCC are taking proactive measures to ac ......read more

RIYADH, KSA, 5th June, 2017– A10 Networks (NYSE: ATEN), a Secure Application Services™ company, today announced its vThunder Virtual Appliance is now available via the STC Cloud. According to the terms of the agreement, STC Cloud will sell A10 vThunder Cloud offerings as a service for public use environments. STC Cloud represented by Khalid Al-Ashaikh, Director Cloud Commercials at STC Cloud has signed the first agreement for Application Delivery Controller as a Service in Saudi Arabia. Talal Al-Bakr, Cloud VP, said, “STC Cloud is proud to build on its ongoing commitment to STC customers through this agreement with A10 Networks, which will see both parties develop, in ......read more

Dubai, UAE, June 4, 2017:  Al Habtoor Motors Saudi Arabia is proud to announce its first anniversary in Saudi Arabia selling Daimler-Fuso trucks. To kick off its anniversary celebration, the company will launch a number of promotional campaigns for its customers & resellers. Furthermore, the company plans to host Kingdom wide promotional events to celebrate this milestone.  The early success of Habtoor Motors in Saudi Arabia indicates a growing demand for reduced truck operating costs through quick and efficient service and highest possible standards of repair. “We are amazed by the support and response we have received from our Saudi Team and our customers during t ......read more

Customers to benefit from Free Shipping on all Fulfilled by SOUQ product orders over AED150  Online shopping in the region is set to experience upward trajectory during the holy month Exclusive 10,000 Ramadan deals  4th June 2017, Dubai, U.A.E.:  2017 has been declared the Year of Giving in the UAE and SOUQ.com supports the National agenda by encouraging residents to demonstrate the values of philanthropy during Ramadan. As part of SOUQ.com’s White Heart initiative, customers can now conveniently hand over their clothes donation bags to SOUQ drivers when they arrive to deliver their order. SOUQ.com has partnered with OMO and Comfort to deliver these donations ......read more

UAE, June 4, 2017– H.E. Dr. Mohammed Al Zarooni, Director General of Dubai Airport Freezone (DAFZA), welcomed a delegation from the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia’s (KSA) Economic Cities Authority (ECA) led by Mohanud Abdul-Mohsin Helal, Secretary General for Economic Development. The delegates aimed to gain deeper understanding of DAFZA’s two decades of successful management and operations, discuss collaborative opportunities with the Freezone, and exchange experiences in terms of investment and economic development. As a central player in the UAE’s economic development and active contributor to gross domestic product (GDP), DAFZA highlighted its efforts to uniquely enhance ......read more

Express your Brows. Create Your Shape. #thebrowshow #expressyourbrows Dubai, UAE, June 4, 2017:  Whether natural or designed, the eyebrows are essential to well-balanced makeup results. They are key to your face and your eyes’ definers. Grooming brows is no easy task; it requires a perfect routine, using the best tools, tips and techniques. In view of this need, MAKE UP FOR EVER - the professional go-to brand in makeup suited for artists, professionals and everyday women alike – re-launches its BROW SHOW, which marks the introduction of two new eyebrow products: BROW GEL, the tinted brow groomer, and BROW PENCIL, the precision brow sculptor.   Whether you simp ......read more

Live the adventure to the extreme with the new DAVIDOFF Horizon fragrance Push beyond the Limits Inspired by the strength of mountain heights, DAVIDOFF Horizon, captured the freedom of adventure and the thrill of achievement in a refined, classic masculine fragrance that balances the duality between earth and sky. Now DAVIDOFF Parfums introduce DAVIDOFF Horizon Extreme, an intense interpretation of the signature fragrance. This powerful, new version takes the classic masculine into more extreme territory, exploring the strength of the original fragrance with an addictive Woody Ambery accord. Going beyond the journey to the horizon of the first fragrance DAVIDOFF Horizon, DAVIDOFF Horizon ......read more

United Arab Emirates is a country known for its humanitarian interventions both in the local and global scenario. This year, UAE President HH Sheikh Khalifa bin Zayed Al Nahyan has declared 2017 as the “Year of Giving.”  Upholding the theme of “Year of Giving,” Skyline University College has given a thrust to this humanitarian advocacy by increasing scholarship to AED 20M.  In its endeavor to provide quality education to more than 60 nationalities, SUC grants scholarship funds and training to various government and private sectors. It also organizes career development workshops to high school teachers and students across the region to promote quality in ......read more

Skyline University College welcomed SUC graduates dating back from the year 1999 to 2016 at the 15th Skyline Alumni Meet on May 17, 2017 in Shangri-La, Dubai. The venue was filled with familiar faces clad in suits and formal attires – a manifestation of how the Skyline alumni have evolved since their university days. Skyline Founder President Mr. Kamal Puri graced the occasion and jumpstarted the event with his inspiring speech.  An engaging panel discussion on “The Effect of Digital World on Work Culture” took place with the invited panelists from the corporate and alumni namely Mr. Jihad El-Eit - Jeetek Group Founder and CEO, Mr. Mahesh Shahdadpuri - TASC Outsou ......read more

Skyline University College (SUC) and University City of Sharjah organized a cricket match for more than 150 laborers to celebrate Labor Day at SUC on May 1, 2017. SUC Services Committee headed by Dr. Mohammad Abdul Salam, SUC Deputy Director for Public Relations Mr. Firas Al Tabbaa, and Deputy Director and Head of Marketing and Creative Communications Mr. Rakesh Gaur along with University City officials Head of Purchasing Section Mr. Khalid Saeed Al Hadhami, Public Relations Ms. Hessa Butti Aburehaima, Mr. Sultan Abdelazez, and Mr. Khalifa Almheiri welcomed the laborers at SUC cricket ground.  This year, more than 150 laborers took the day off and were invited to play cricket in the ......read more

Dubai, UAE, June 3, 2017:  OMO and Comfort have been global household names for decades, helping mothers care for their families by ‘sharing an extra dose of love’. This Ramadan, the iconic brands are back again with their annual community clothes donation drive, for the eighth year in a row, across the UAE in partnership with Uber and the Emirates Red Crescent and in line with The Year of Giving initiative by the UAE’s President His Highness Sheikh Khalifa bin Zayed Al Nahyan.  “Share a Touch of Love this Ramadan” with OMO and Comfort encourages people to donate clothes to those less fortunate during the Holy Month of Ramadan. The campaign, now in ......read more

Dubai, UAE, June 3, 2017:  The legendary tennis player is the new brand ambassador, sharing with René Lacoste value of sporting elegance, tenacity and fair play. L186S, THE FIRST LACOSTE SUNGLASSES MADE FOR TENNIS Worn by Novak Djokovic - face of the new Brand campaign - the René Magnetic Sunglasses combine contemporary sport design with technology. THE RENÉ MAGNETIC SUNGLASSES The perfect match between the heritage of the Brand, the sport inspired look and the contemporary design. L186S features the exclusive Lacoste Magnetic Frame Technology combined with a sporty yet vintage and retro-chic look. The metal pilot shape comes with high quality Zeiss lenses specific for the ......read more

RAMADAN 2017 Spoil your loved ones this Ramadan with Chopard’s limited edition sets of your favourite fragrances, Oud Malaki and Happy Spirit. The special sets come complete with a 75ml fragrance as well as a perfumed body lotion. Price List: Oud Malaki: UAE 490 AED - KSA 500 SR - KWT 38.7 KD - BAH 50.2 BD - QTR 500 QR - OMN 51.4 OR - LEB 133 $ - JDN 99.50 JD Happy Spirit: UAE 455 AED - KSA 465 SR - KWT 35.9 KD - BAH 46.6 BD - QTR 464 QR - OMN 47.7 OR - LEB 124 $ - JDN 92.25 JD Point of Sale: Available in major perfumeries and department stores. Chopard Oud Malaki In 2012, the world-renowned jeweller and watchmaker Chopard launched a new fragrance designed to celebrate ......read more

HPE Flexible Capacity consumption model chosen to support rapid demand for online services Riyadh, 31 May 2017:  HPE today announced that Sejel Technology had selected HPE Synergy composable infrastructure platform for their data center transformation. HPE Synergy has been chosen by Sejel Technology to meet the service levels required by the Ministry of Haj and Umra, which oversees the annual pilgrimage of more than 1 million Muslims to Mecca and 6 Million for Umra, and help it support the rapid growth of online services and meet the objectives of the Kingdom’s 2030 Vision to develop the country’s economy. With over 70% of registrations being completed within the first ......read more

New partnership between JLL and Effat University signed in Jeddah  MoU showcases real estate sector as career option for women in the Kingdom Jeddah, Kingdom of Saudi Arabia – May 31 2017:  JLL, the world's leading real estate investment and advisory firm, and Effat University, a private non-profit institution of higher education for women in Saudi Arabia, have signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) that encourages students into the real estate sector. The MoU was signed in Jeddah between Jamil Ghaznawi, National Director and Country Head of JLL KSA, and Dr. Haifa Jamal AlLail, President of Effat University. The MoU is a collaboration that aims to increase t ......read more

May 31, 2017- The Elaf Group of Companies, a SEDCO Holding Group company and a leading provider of travel, tourism and hospitality services, has announced the coming opening of its latest five-star hotel in Jeddah. The latest addition to Elaf Group’s growing portfolio of hotels is part of its recent implementation of a strategic expansion initiative aimed at further reinforcing its leading presence in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia’s booming tourism and hospitality segment--in line with the goals and objectives of Saudi Vision 2030 to support the national economy and to promote tourism, particularly tourism for religious purposes, as a key contributor in the efforts to achieve a non ......read more

70th Edition of Cannes International Film Festival From May 17 to 28, 2017 70th Anniversary On this occasion, the world of Cinema was gathered for an exceptional evening. Among them,the actress Uma Thurman, radiant wearing earrings in white gold, set with two oval-cut pink spinels, oval-cut and round pink sapphires and diamonds from the collection La Nature de Chaumet. ...read more

Pioneering “Abu Azziez” campaign plays to strength of Nissan brand equity among elders in rural Saudi communities   Dubai, United Arab Emirates – 30 May, 2017:  An innovative advertising campaign promoting the Nissan Navara pick-up in Saudi Arabia has been recognised with an award at the Festival of Media MENA held recently in Dubai. The campaign, delivered by the UAE office of the OMD network, had the tricky task of reaching key influencers within the Saudi desert-dwelling population and overcoming some ingrained views about the suitability of modern vehicles for harsh desert conditions. In these rural areas, small businesses and farmers have a long tr ......read more

Recognized for Effective Marketing Creatively Demonstrating Key Product Feature DUBAI, May 30, 2017:  Proving that a washing machines can be the star of a viral video, LG Electronics’ House of Cards video was the recipient of an AME Award in the category of branded entertainment. One of the most prestigious industry honors, the AME (Advertising & Marketing Effectiveness) Awards recognize a marketing cam-paign’s strategy, creative concept, production value and most importantly, effectiveness, on the global stage. The video quickly achieved 100 million cumulative views across various sites when it debuted on YouTube last spring. In the video, professional card stacke ......read more

  Sophos (LSE: SOPH), a global leader in network and endpoint security presented awards to six of its top performing channel partners from the Middle East and Africa region at its EMEA Partner Conference which was held in Lisbon, Portugal between 9th - 11th May, 2017. These awards were in recognition for their proactive approach and significant achievements in FY 17. The event attracted 750 attendees across Europe, Middle East & Africa. "We would like to congratulate our winning partners and extend our gratitude to all our partners for their continuous support and commitment in embracing our complete IT security value proposition and recognizing the benefits of delivering ......read more

Eid- Al- Fitr Gift Guide 2017 Dubai, UAE, May 29, 2017:  As the crescent rises above the pure, holy and sanctifying month of Ramadan, the festival ushers a period of celebration and unity. Embracing the spirit of brotherhood, charity and goodwill, the lavish iftars and merry gathering of friends and family add to the happiness of Ramadan. This is also the period of giving well-meaning gifts to your dear and near ones. Attached herewith is an assortment of handpicked timepieces and fine jewelry from AIGNER, ESCADA, CERRUTI 1881, POLICE and GANT to help you with your choices. Adhering to different tastes and budgets, you are sure to find something for everyone in the list organi ......read more

Featuring a 4,500mAh Battery, LG’s Largest, for Hours of Smartphone Entertainment and Productivity DUBAI, May 28, 2017:  LG Electronics (LG) begins rolling out its LG X power2 1 smartphone this month in markets around the world starting in North America followed by key target markets in Asia, Europe, Latin America and other regions. The LG X power2 is a mass-tier phone targeting heavy-duty users who are in the market for a competitively priced device with a large display, advanced camera features and long battery life. With a long-lasting 4,500mAh battery, the LG X power2 is perfect for users who enjoy watching movies and video content on their phones, playing games or just ......read more

Dubai-UAE: 25 May 2017:  Family, food, culture and traditions are key elements that are of central focus during the holy month of Ramadan and now with smart appliances, homemakers are able to take advantage of trendsetting technology to  prepare meals that healthy, delicious and perfect for not just a home for today, but for a smart home of the future. Ramadan is the season whereby people enjoy mouth-watering dishes prepared with a variety of ingredients that include dates and fruits, various meats, rice and bread and more. Homemakers cook up the most decadent meals for their family and friends to enjoy during Iftar or Suhoor and now with smart technology, they can be confident ......read more

May 24, 2017 – Cebu Pacific Air (PSE: CEB) will suspend its service to and from the following destinations: Riyadh, Saudi Arabia Kuwait Doha, Qatar CEB will fly the last of its four-times-a-week service from Manila to Kuwait on June 13, 2017, and its Kuwait-Manila flight on June 14, 2017. The thrice-weekly Manila-Doha-Manila route will have its last flight on July 1, 2017; while CEB’s last flight from Manila to Riyadh, Saudi Arabia will depart on July 2, 2017, while the Riyadh-Manila flight will leave on July 3, 2017. “The entry of Cebu Pacific into these markets benefitted passengers with lower fares and more choices. Of late, other carriers have aggres ......read more

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