Nader Sabry, a space tech entrepreneur and mentor, is the creator of the world’s first physiological prayer mat. His online retail company, TIMEZ5, is focused on using space technology to tend to the health and wellness needs of the Muslim/Islamic lifestyle, an economy globally valued at over $2 trillion. Sabry’s prayer mat works in three ways: it reduces pain, improves posture support, and increases energy when praying or meditating. It has a five layer system, which works to achieve those three benefits. Arab News interviewed Sabry to learn more about his work, his views on Saudi innovators and why he wants to be a part of the ......
Country is adapting to challenges, results indicate
Doha, February 06, 2018: Almost all decision-makers interviewed for the first release of the Business Barometer: Qatar Survey carried out by Oxford Business Group (OBG) remain upbeat about the local business environment, despite the ongoing boycott implemented by some of its GCC neighbours.
As part of its survey, the global research and consultancy firm asked over 100 high-level executives from across the country’s industries a series of questions aimed at gauging business sentiment. The results of the survey which was done on a face-to-face basis, ......
I was invited at Robinsons, a Luxury Shopping Destination, to interview a very dynamic, enterprising, enthusiastic and probably the youngest perfume designer- Mr. David Benedek.
Mr. David(BDK) has his very own individual perfume house that is based at that Palais Royal, Paris. He demonstrates a strong passion about his work. Furthermore, he grew up in a perfume heaven (Perfume shop in Paris) with his grandparents and parents owning a perfume store. Later, he went on to study Economics and Management. Eventually, his passion drove him to specialize in the field of perfumery and cosmetics.
BDK prefumes are known to be long lasting ......
Dubai, UAE, June 9, 2016: They say that anyone can pick up a camera and start taking beautiful photographs as long as the camera that they use is of utmost quality type. I disagree. If you are naturally born gifted with a third eye like Mohsin Abrar, regardless what camera is at hand – a photograph might be as well taken from the Creator Himself. Photos that not only depicts the beauty of this world – but also life’s lessons.
Did you study photography?
No. I self-taught. I started photography only three years in Dubai.
What do you mean three years?
I just picked up my first ......
Why did Rotana choose Salalah for their first hotel in Oman?
Oman has always been a key growth market for us to expand into. We pride ourselves in identifying new and upcoming travel destinations people wish to visit and Salalah is growing in popularity. The opening of Salalah Rotana Resort is an exciting one for us, not only does it take us one step closer to reaching our ultimate vision but it has strengthened the company’s standing as the leading hotel management company in the region.
Posted on www.godubai.com
In which ways do you want to contribute to the Salalah region?
The resort is the largest stand alone hotel in the ......
Dubai, UAE - April 24, 2018
The second face transplant procedure in the history of the Nordic countries was performed earlier this year in the Hospital District of Helsinki and Uusimaa (HUS) in Finland. In the first face transplant, performed in 2016, some parts of the facial tissue were transplanted. The most recent operation was more demanding as it involved transplanting an even bigger part of the facial tissue. Planmeca’s pioneering 3D technology and expert service contributed to this intricate and rare operation.
Planmeca and the company’s 3D technology were part of the second face transplant operation in the Nordics performed earlier this year in the Hospital ......read more
April 24, 2018, Dubai: Michael Kors’ Ramadan capsule collection launch was an affair to remember. Guests were invited to the luxurious and elegant Penthouse, on the 16th floor of the newly opened FIVE hotel. Located on the Palm Jumeirah Dubai, offering picturesque views of the Arabian Gulf- the city’s key editors and influencers explored the brands’ latest offerings while taking in spectacular views of the Dubai Skyline.
Media mingled, listened to the smooth tunes of regional DJ and stylestar Tala Samman, and explored a special curation of glamorous clothes and accessories. The capsule collection, which features a total of 19 MICHAEL Michael Kors ......read more
IKEA Yas Island and Dubai bring more fun-filled activities and workshops instore from HAG AL LAILA on May 1st to Dining Week from April 28th to May 5th
United Arab Emirates, 24 April 2018: IKEA, the region’s favourite Swedish home furnishing retailer, is inviting shoppers to join them in a series of celebrations of both local culture and better living throughout the coming weeks in both their Dubai and Yas Island stores.
1) On Tuesday May 1st, IKEA is hosting an afternoon of sweet celebrations for HAG AL LAILA, an Emirati traditional festivity similar to ‘trick or treating’. With cultural performances, delicious sweets, Emirati ......read more
The third edition of this Government Procurement and Contracting event will provide SMEs with business opportunities worth QR 6.5 billion
Doha- 24 April, 2018: Qatar Development Bank (QDB) today kicked-off the third edition of ‘MOUSHTARAYAT’ - the Government Procurement and Contracting Conference & Exhibition, in collaboration with the Public Works Authority (Ashghal) - the strategic partner, and Qatar National Bank (QNB) – the golden sponsor.
This three-day event is dedicated to providing a platform for interaction between local SMEs and the governmental bodies, in addition to strengthening cooperation between the private and public sector ......read more
Dubai, UAE, April 23, 2018: Everything begins with the sound of Earl Bostic… True to its jazz references, the studio combines the elegance of the 50s with the spontaneity of the libertarian American youth. Aloysious Parker, the protagonist from Jim Jarmush’s Permanent Vacation, dances throughout the collection.
The fashion house plays with proportions and composes freely with references from the past. A white stitched ocher suede zip jacket is paired with a pair of summer houndstooth trousers sharply cut at ankle length.
The timeless leather jacket has an undersized fit over a mesh t-shirt. The softness of the tropical printed bowling shirts contrasts with the ......read more
Dubai, UAE, April 23, 2018: Skyline University College (SUC) in collaboration with Sharjah Education Council has organized a 10-day IELTS Workshop termed as “Insights into IELTS” from March 25-26, 2018 and April 1-5, 2018 for teachers and students respectively. More than 100 participants attended the workshop that included an extensive coaching on all skill categories (Speaking, Writing, Reading, and Listening).
SUC Head of English Language Centre, Dr. Victoria Verna gave a thorough orientation about the test format, the techniques of IELTS and conducted classes. The workshop helped the candidates with test format, preparation techniques, and time management skills. On ......read more
With enhanced AI Beauty 2.0 technology, the F7 is like your Personal Beauty Artist;
A beautiful 6.23-inch Super Full Screen with numerous software assistant for better full screen experience.
Equipped with 3400 mAh battery and AI battery management for long battery endurance
Dubai – United Arab Emirates, 23rd, April 2018 – OPPO, the Selfie Expert and Leader, today launched the F7. The latest Selfie Expert, powered by Artificial Intelligence (AI), takes smartphone technology to new heights. Together with the Super Full Screen and glossy design, the F7 offers consumers a better user experience. Priced at AED1249, the OPPO F7 with 4GB RAM and 64 GB ROM ......read more
Dubai, UAE, April 23, 2018: In the UAE, there’s always been an increasing demand from the youth and working women alike for beauty, however, a significant ethical concern among them revolves around products that have toxins and that involve animal testing.
Palladio, one of the leading international marketer of premium cosmetics and skincare, boasts products that are toxin-free and ethically produced. Palladio offers cruelty-free, "herbal and vitamin enriched cosmetic" products at very affordable prices.
In only a few years, the brand has carved out its niche through well-known beauty retailers across the world, including the UAE. Today, it is the ......read more
Qatar Insurance Group has signed a partnership agreement with Qatar Rail yesterday under the patronage and presence of His Excellency Sheikh Abdulla bin Nasser Bin Khalifa Al-Thani, Prime Minister and Minister of Interior and H.E Mr. Jassim Bin Saif Al Sulaiti Minister of Transport and Communications, and top rank officials for naming the West Bay station as Qatar Insurance Group station, which is the first agreement for naming stations. This initiative is included in the CSR agenda and stations naming rights are a strategic aspect of Qatar Rail, through which it endeavors to execute partnerships with the companies and leading Qatari and international trademarks for the purpose ......read more
Doha, Qatar, April 22, 2018: As part of its commitment to promote innovative Qatari entrepreneurs and diversify the economy, Qatar Development Bank is launching the “QDB Investment Forum”, which is going to be held on the May 1, 2018, at the Hilton Hotel in Doha. During the Forum, Qatari Entrepreneurs, both start-ups as well as established ones, will meet with local and international investors, including international VC funds and QDB. The bank will reflect upon its achievements in contributing towards the development of Entrepreneurial Ecosystem in Qatar during the event.
The booming Qatar economy and buoyed investors’ sentiments over the past few years have propelled ......read more
Doha - Qatar, April 22, 2018: The wait is over, as Sadeem, the biggest digital series in the Arab world, announces its top ten finalists. After several rounds of challenges, the jury members were able to zero in on the following candidates who will compete for the top position in Sadeem Season 1: Lina Fakahani from Egypt & Walid Fatim from Morocco for Vlogging; Mohammed Al-Salini from Libya & Qassim Al-Hato from Jordan for Travel and Adventure; Abdullah Jalal from Pakistan, Ali Neyadi from Oman & Muthanna Al-Salih from Iraq for Motivation and Inspiration; Abdulrahman Al Khamis from Kuwait for Innovation and Technology; Omar Al-Kikhia from Libya for ......read more
Net Interest Income of QAR 244 million, grew by 5.7% year on year
Increased Operating Income of QAR 316 million
Operating expenses were QAR 81 million, 3% lower compared to Q1, 2017
Net profit of QAR 169.6 million, an increase of 5.3% year on year
The Capital Adequacy ratio at quarter-end stood at a healthy 16.6%
Doha, April 21, 2018: Al Khalij Commercial Bank (al khaliji) P.Q.S.C, in Qatar, released its consolidated financial statements for the quarter ended 31 March 2018 today with a Net Profit of QAR 169.6 million for the quarter. This represents an increase of 5.3% over its financial results for the same period of last year
His Excellency Sheikh ......read more
DOHA, QATAR, April 21, 2018: Carnegie Mellon University in Qatar (CMU-Q) welcomed newly admitted students to the Marhaba Tartans evening, an event where the students can explore the academic programs and student experience opportunities at CMU-Q. More than 100 admitted students and their families met their future professors and classmates, as well as the staff members who will support them in their educational journey.
Michael Trick, dean of CMU-Q, welcomed the Class of 2022: “Students, university is a transformative experience. You are starting on a journey where you will meet new, lifelong friends, learn new interests and passions, and build the foundation ......read more
The Moment This Ramadan With Beautifully Symbolic Jewellery Gifts From Pandora, Finely Crafted From Genuine Metals.
Dubai, UAE, April 21, 2018: Meet the seasonal styles and must-have designs this Ramadan and find the perfect hand-finished gift to honour the occasion. Celebrate with dazzling jewellery made from PANDORA’s selection of high-quality metals - in Sterling silver, PANDORA Shine, 14k gold and PANDORA Rose – that present stylish keepsake gifts to cherish for years to come.
Create personalized PANDORA jewellery gifts with limitless possibilities. Choose from jewellery box classics such as the Moments Smooth PANDORA Shine Clasp bracelet, crafted in 18k ......read more
Dubai, UAE, April 18, 2018: Molton Brown, London’s fragrance experts, celebrate their iconic fragrance, range & Bergamot with a refreshingly modernised eau de toilette and divinely decadent new body luxuries.
Created as one of Britain’s first high-end fine liquid hand washes, the brand’s original collection was chosen for the guest suites of distinguished Mayfair hotel, Grosvenor House. Ever since, Orange & Bergamot has been a much-loved, bestselling fragrance for over thirty years, scenting not only hands but also the body and home, and has won several beauty accolades to become Molton Brown’s signature icon.
This unmistakeable fragrance is ......read more
Doha, Qatar – April 18, 2018 – The founder and chairman emeritus of MIT’s Media Lab, Nicholas Negroponte, an inventor, thinker, and angel investor who has pushed the boundaries of connectivity and communication, shared his thoughts on the evolving world of digital information with students, faculty, and staff at Northwestern University in Qatar (NU-Q).
“Professor Negroponte is a pioneer in the world of interactivity and multimedia, and he has been a driving force behind much of the innovation and developments that have shaped our world today,” said Everette E. Dennis, dean and CEO. “For many years he has led and supported an enormous array ......read more
Dubai, UAE, April 18, 2018: COLAB is an award –winning dry shampoo created by a team of beauty insiders, including international blogger Ruth Crilly. Spray the brilliant quick fix formula into roots for amazing oil absortion without white residue- for effortlessly refreshed hair in an instant.
Explore COLAB”s collection of fragrances including three brand new scents.
Original Fragrance – ‘Too cool for school’ vibe and an effortlessly cool, bergamot and rose scent. Slay All Day!
Paradise Fragrance- Feel-good flamingo vibes and a totally tropical, coconut scent. That’s my kind of Paradise!
Tropical Fragrance – carnival ......read more
Tried and tested at Coachella opening weekend!
United Arab Emirates, 18th April 2018: The first weekend of Coachella may be over but there’s still more to come, as well as a flurry of summer festivals on the horizon! So, if you’re starting to ponder about how all the super-chic festival goers, including the fresh-faced celebs and influencers stay looking their best, whilst living their best life, then FOREO is here to help you put on your best festival face forward this season.
Yes, it’s possible to maintain your glow-on-the-go with limited sleep thanks to FOREO. The Swedish beauty brand fled to Coachella to give you the ultimate guide to festival ......read more
Abu Dhabi-UAE: 18 2018: Abu Dhabi Ship Building Company (ADSB), a leading provider of construction, repair and refit services for naval, military and commercial vessels, has launched two 64-meter landing ships for the Kuwait Naval Force as part of a contract to build eight naval ships to support Kuwait’s military capabilities.
The ships were launched during a ceremony held at the headquarters of the Kuwaiti Naval Force in the presence of Lieutenant General Mohammad Al-Khodr, Chief of the General Staff at Kuwait Armed Forces; Lieutenant General Sheikh Abdullah Al-Nawaf Al-Sabah, Deputy Chief of Staff; Major-General Khaled Al-Kandari, Commander of the Kuwait ......read more