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Merger Agreement between Barwa Bank and International Bank of Qatar (ibq) Doha, Qatar, -Wednesday 29 August 2018  

Barwa Bank and International Bank of Qatar (ibq) have announced that they have signed a final agreement regarding the merger of the two banks to create a leading Sharia compliant financial institution with a solid financial position and robust liquidity to support Qatar’s economic growth and...

RFG and Franchise Arabia Partner for MENA Expansion -Wednesday 29 August 2018  

(BUSINESS WIRE) -- Retail Food Group (RFG)(ASX:RFG) is pleased to announce they have partnered with Franchise Arabia to increase their growth potential in India and the Middle East North African (MENA) region. The partnership highlights RFG’s focus on bringing world class brands to consumers...

Next@Acer Kicks-off IFA with launch of new devices for personal, professional and gaming use -Wednesday 29 August 2018

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- During its Next @Acer press conference (details available here) at the IFA 2018 electronics show in Berlin, Acer unveiled a host of new products, upgrades and ideas for gamers, creators, families, students and professionals. With a theme of “Minimize to Maximize,” the...

Canon Central and North Africa partners with Dubai Cares to host a fundraising event -Wednesday 29 August 2018  

Canon Central and North Africa (CCNA), a provider of imaging technologies and services, will be hosting a fundraising event on 28 September 2018 in Dubai, United Arab Emirates (UAE), in partnership with Dubai Cares. The Canon Day of Giving fundraising event will be hosted as a fun and...

Mya, Industry’s Leading Conversational AI Recruiter, Takes Market by Storm, Adds 120 Enterprise Customers,... -Wednesday 29 August 2018

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Mya Systems, the creator of the industry’s leading conversational AI recruiter, Mya, today announced significant customer and team growth. Since its launch in July of 2016, 120 enterprise companies -- including four of the largest global recruiting agencies, 15 of the Fortune...

New IBC2018 Convention Keynote Session Delivered by SingularDTV Co-Founder Kim Jackson to Explore Empowering Content... -Wednesday 29 August 2018

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- IBC2018, the world’s most influential media, entertainment and technology show, today announces the Convention Keynote session for IBC2018. This Keynote completes the extensive line-up of industry talent and global media companies already confirmed to deliver compelling...

Fakih IVF Fertility Center Commemorates Emirati Women’s Day with ‘MiraclesofBanatZayed’ Campaign -Wednesday 29 August 2018  

In commemoration of Emirati Women’s Day, Fakih IVF Fertility Center - ne of the leading Infertility, Gynaecology, Obstetrics, Genetics and IVF centers in the GCC region launched a campaign titled ‘MiraclesofBanatZayed’. The Campaign is aimed to inspire and encourage women dealing with...

Finally, in a Divided America, Something 81% Can Agree on: Poll Commissioned by Endowment for Clean Oceans Shows... -Wednesday 29 August 2018

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- A recent Zogby Analytics nationwide online survey of 1,200 likely voters in the U.S. (find cross tabs here), commissioned by the Endowment for Clean Oceans, had a margin of error of plus or minus 3.1%, found: 81% of likely voters are concerned about “the trillions of...

Kalpesh Kinariwala: Emirati Women A True Inspiration for Women all Over the World -Wednesday 29 August 2018  

The UAE has always been at the forefront, providing women with enough opportunities to help them excel in their careers. The country is setting a precedent in gender balance and women’s empowerment with women population now accounting for more jobs in the public-sector workforce. “In the...

Xoom Partners with Ria Money Transfer to Accelerate Global Expansion in 86 Countries -Tuesday 28 August 2018  

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Xoom, PayPal’s international money transfer service, today announced a partnership with Ria, a subsidiary of Euronet Worldwide and a global leader in money remittances, to offer Xoom customers cash pick-up service at more than 150,000 of Ria’s international network...

Mobile, Content, Media and Entertainment Industries Set to Convene in LA for 2018 “Gsma Mobile World Congress... -Tuesday 28 August 2018

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- With two weeks left until the 2018 Mobile World Congress Americas, the GSMA announced further details on the event, including recently confirmed speakers, exhibitors and sponsors, as well as updates on programs and activities at the show. Mobile World Congress Americas will...

More4Apps: Data Integration Software Company Expands Further into the Middle Eastern Market -Tuesday 28 August 2018  

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- More4Apps a global software company is set to attend the 6th Annual Middle Eastern Shared Services Outsourcing Week for the first time. The event is to take place at Dusit Thani, Dubai 08 - 10 October 2018. Formed in 2000, More4Apps (an Oracle Gold Partner) has achieved a...

Nestlé and Starbucks Close Deal for the Perpetual Global License of Starbucks Consumer Packaged Goods and... -Tuesday 28 August 2018

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Nestlé and Starbucks Corporation today announced the closing of the deal granting Nestlé the perpetual rights to market Starbucks Consumer Packaged Goods and Foodservice products globally, outside of the company’s coffee shops. Through the alliance, the two companies...

Restoration and Technological Developments Spur Significant Expansion and Growth Opportunities for the Iraq Packaged... -Tuesday 28 August 2018  

Iraq is among the most non-developed countries in the agro-food industry across Middle East and North Africa. The country lost its glory owing to the wars in the last 2 decades, extremist conflicts, drought and past sanctions. The development of the agro-food industry slowed since 2003 and the...

ResMed’s Astral Life Support Ventilator Now Has AutoEPAP in U.S. -Tuesday 28 August 2018  

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- ResMed (NYSE: RMD) (ASX: RMD), a global leader in cloud-connected respiratory care devices, today announced key upgrades to its Astral life support ventilators, including Optional AutoEPAP in iVAPS for U.S. patients, a high-demand therapy option. What is...

FLIR Systems Completes Strategic Investment in CVEDIA -Tuesday 28 August 2018  

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- FLIR Systems, Inc. (NASDAQ: FLIR) and CVEDIA PTE. Ltd., Inc. announced today that FLIR has made a strategic investment in CVEDIA, developers of machine learning applications that are used to efficiently enable sensor systems with artificial intelligence. CVEDIA’s SynCity...

Successful Negotiations of Kazakhstan Businessmen in the UAE -Tuesday 28 August 2018  

The participation of Kazakhstan enterprises in the exhibition EXPO-2020 in Dubai was discussed during the trade and economic mission of Kazakhstan to the UAE. The mission was organized by the Ministry of Investment and Development of the Republic of Kazakhstan, the National Chamber of...

New Study Evaluates the Ability of Masimo ORi™ to Reflect Oxygenation During Moderate Hyperoxia -Tuesday 28 August 2018  

(BUSINESS WIRE) -- Masimo (NASDAQ: MASI) announced today the findings of a study recently published in Anesthesia & Analgesia in which researchers at the University of Groningen, the Netherlands, and Ghent University, Belgium, investigated the ability of Masimo ORi™ (Oxygen Reserve Index) to...

Phoenix Contact Solar Park Management: Automation and Networking -Monday 27 August 2018  

Photovoltaic (PV) systems have become an important and established source of power, with a current installed capacity of approximately 230 gigawatts worldwide. In the Middle East alone, 11 gigawatts projects have been announced that are either in the bidding or the prequalification stage. The...

Endowment for Clean Oceans (ECO) Announces Mr. Pierre-Yves Cousteau Joins ECO’s Scientific and Technical... -Monday 27 August 2018

(BUSINESS WIRE) -- Endowment for Clean Oceans (ECO) announces Mr. Pierre-Yves Cousteau’s membership on ECO’s Scientific and Technical Committee, which will judge $1 million and $5 million prize contests. Mr. Cousteau, son of the world-renowned Jacques-Yves Cousteau, and Founder of...