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Saudi and Iranian firms vie for business at Erbil trade fair
April 23, 2019

ERBIL, Kurdistan Region – Two hundred companies are taking part in a joint four-day construction and oil and gas fair in Erbil to promote investment in the Kurdistan Region and other parts of Iraq.

The 11th Erbil International Building - Construction, Municipal Equipment & Machinery Exhibition and the Fifth Erbil Oil & Gas International Exhibition was held simultaneously under the supervision of the KRG Reconstruction and Housing Ministry"...

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Najm gets ‘Best Call Center in the Middle East Award’
April 23, 2019

RIYADH — Najm for Insurance Services has celebrated receiving the ‘Best Call Center in the Middle East Award’ within the emergency category, which was announced during the Middle East Call Center Conference and Exhibition conducted in Dubai on April 16-17, 2019.

Najm was awarded following a close competition among various regional companies from different sectors, which reiterates Najm’s outstanding efforts in providing quality"...

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Inside Jeddah’s newest creative hub
April 23, 2019

DUBAI: Saudi Arabia is undergoing a well-documented cultural progression, part of which is championing up-and-coming artists. Contemporary and traditional designers now have a new creative space in Jeddah, thanks to Art Jameel — the Saudi foundation that has patronized artistic and educational initiatives in the Arab world since 2003.

Project Space Art Jameel, nestled in the heart"...

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Tadawul to participate in financial conference
April 23, 2019

RIYADH — The Saudi Stock Exchange (Tadawul) announced its participation in the Financial Sector Conference (FSC) to be held in Riyadh on April 24-25, 2019 under the auspices of the Financial Sector Development Program (FSDP).

Ms. Sarah Al-Suhaimi, Tadawul›s Chairperson, will participate in a panel discussion on “Moving Saudi Markets to the Next Level: A Matter of Trust” and Eng. Khalid Al Hussan will participate in a panel discussion"...

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Stone & Surface Saudi’ show pulls enthusiasts
April 23, 2019

JEDDAH — The third edition of Stone & Surface Saudi Arabia was opened Sunday by Bader Al Hokair, Deputy CEO Western Region, Al Hokair Group, with thousands of construction industry professionals in attendance at the trade show taking place at the Jeddah Centre for Forums and Events.

Like in the first two editions, Stone & Surface Saudi Arabia has attracted a large number of professionals in the construction industry, to view cost effective"...

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Gemalto Shares Will Be Delisted on 29 May 2019
April 23, 2019

(AETOS Wire)-- Reference is made to the joint press release by Thales (Euronext Paris: HO) and Gemalto (Euronext Amsterdam and Paris: GTO) dated 16 April 2019 on the results of the Post-Closing Acceptance Period in relation to the recommended all-cash offer by Thales for all the issued and outstanding shares of Gemalto (the Offer).

Thales and Gemalto jointly"...

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Jarir Bookstore to open branch in Bahrain
April 22, 2019

Manama, Apr. 21 (BNA): Jarir Bookstore, the largest retailer of books and consumer electronics in Saudi Arabia, will open a branch in Bahrain next year.

Jarir Bookstore, one the largest retail stores in the GCC. The new branch will anchor a project now under construction by First Bahrain Real Estate Development"...

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India’s Iconic Markaz Knowledge City Promises High Returns for Expat Investors 
April 22, 2019

Markaz Knowledge City (MKC), India's first knowledge city developed at an estimated investment of US$ 435 million (INR 30 billion) and spanning over 125 acres of land in the South Indian state of Kerala, will go functional at full-scale this year promising massive investment returns for Indian expatriates.

The education-focused integrated infra-development and the futuristic township"...

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Schlumberger Announces First-Quarter 2019 Results
April 22, 2019

  • Worldwide revenue of $7.9 billion decreased 4% sequentially, but increased 1% year-on-year
  • International revenue of $5.0 billion decreased 5% sequentially, but increased 3% year-on-year
  • North America revenue of $2.7 billion decreased 3% sequentially and 3% year-on-year
  • Pretax operating income of $908 million decreased 6% sequentially and 7% year-on-year
  • EPS was $0.30
  • Cash flow from operations was $326 million
  • Quarterly cash dividend of $0.50 per share was approved
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Landmark Deal Puts Coca-Cola at the Heart of the Entertainment Industry in MENA as the UAE’s First Indoor Venue Is Named the Coca-Cola Arena
April 22, 2019

The Coca-Cola Company (TCCC) has signed a 10-year agreement for the exclusive naming rights of the brand new indoor multipurpose arena in Dubai. Now known as the Coca-Cola Arena, the breath-taking venue is the largest of its kind between Istanbul to Singapore and will further establish Dubai as a major destination for world music tours, sporting competitions, family shows and corporate events.

The"...

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