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Discovery Communications Partners With BHS Media to Launch a New Free-To-Air Channel for the Farsi Market

Dubai, United Arab Emirates, August 31, 2016: (ME NewsWire) Discovery Communications today announced it has formed a partnership with BHS Media to empower BHS Media to use Discovery's content and branding to create and launch a brand new free-to-air lifestyle channel for Farsi-speaking markets across the Middle East and North Africa. BHS Media will launch Home & Health Farsi in September

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Starwood Hotels Ramps up Nigeria Portfolio with New Four Points in Benin City

BENIN CITY, Nigeria, August 31, 2016/ POINT 1: Accelerating growth in emerging markets across the globe, Starwood Hotels & Resorts Worldwide (, Inc. (NYSE: HOT) today announced the signing of Four Points ( Benin City, Nigeria. Owned by Eagle Hospitality and Leisure Limited, the sleek new Four Points hotel is built for the modern traveler with an

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TAQA executive appointment

31 August 2016 Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates - Abu Dhabi National Energy Company PJSC (TAQA) has appointed Mohammed Al Ahbabi as acting CFO effective 1 September 2016. Al Ahbabi, currently deputy CFO, will replace Grant Gillon. "Mohammed's previous success as CFO of an Abu Dhabi government entity, experience from leading TAQA's recent $1 billion bond offering and being actively involved in the f

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New Middle East head for Aqualis

Ben Lazenby succeeds Reuben Segal, who will concentrate fully on his role as chief operating officer of Aqualis Offshore.

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Research & Studies

73% of UAE respondents would prefer to be self-employed

Dubai, UAE - Entrepreneurship is a source of economic growth in all parts of the world, and in many Middle Eastern countries it is one of the main economic drivers., the Middle East's leading job site, teamed up with YouGov, a pioneer in online market research, to ascertain the current levels of understanding and interest in entrepreneurship in the UAE. The'Entrepreneurship in the MENA'

28 Aug 2016

Events & Conferences

Cambridge Islamic Finance Leadership Programme successfully concludes at the University of Cambridge

Cambridge, UK - The Cambridge Islamic Finance Leadership Programme 2016 (Cambridge-IFLP 2016) attracted participation from the Middle East, Africa, Asia, Europe and America. Over a period of 5 days (August 20-25, 2016), more than 50 mentors, speakers and delegates participated in the first and the only global leadership programme specifically structured for middle and upper-middle management

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