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.
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In which ways do you want to contribute to the Salalah region?
The resort is the largest stand alone hotel in the ......
July 15, 2018: The Cerruti 1881 infinite love is a timeless gift for your special lady. It embodies the spirit of romance and cherishes the everlasting love you both share. This timepiece exists to say that you don’t really need a special day or a reason to celebrate the person you love.
The Italian brand house of Cerruti 1881 is known for the strong Parisian influence in all its design. It is only natural for the brand to fashion jewellery and timepieces that has romance at the heart of its creation. This timepiece is no exception; it is conceived to not just keep time but to become a timeless keepsake.
A powerful statement of style, the timepiece has ......read more
Dubai, UAE, July 12, 2018: Real beauty is simple. As authentic as your handwriting and your true character; The hallmarks of you and your style.
This season, enjoy the luxury of expressing it all in many wonderful ways. Your style is your signature. Curate it or complete it with iconic jewellery that inspires you to create a look, a feel and an attitude that is pure you. Express yourself with NEW iconic hand-finished jewellery and
Create your language of style with NEW Alphabet charms.
July 12, 2018: Since it appeared on the scene in 1950, this iconic model has been the source of a long line of Jaeger-LeCoultre mechanical watches equipped with an alarm. The Memovox Polaris model from 1968 has inspired the Grande Maison for its new Jaeger-LeCoultre Polaris collection, which revisits the look of its predecessor in a variety of watches and functions.
“Memovox reminds, notifies, and wakes up.” This is how an advertisement from 1950 highlighted the merits of the watch that Jaeger-LeCoultre had just commercialized. During the years of economic recovery following the Second World War, the Memovox – the Voice of Memory – was designed ......read more
By the World Union for Arab Bankers
Doha, Qatar – 12, July 2018 – Barwa bank, Qatar's most progressive Shari’ah compliant service provider, has been awarded for its ‘Excellence in Diversified Islamic Services and Products in Qatar’ at ‘The Arab Banks Awards & Commendations of Excellence 2018’, which was recently organized by the World Union for Arab Bankers (WUAB) in Beirut, a grand ceremony attended by an elite group of regional financial and banking leaders, industry experts and VIP guests.
Commenting on winning, Barwa Bank stated:
“Being recognized by an important regional institution, such as the World ......read more
Doha, Qatar, 11 July 2018, (AETOSWire): QNB Group, the largest financial institution in the Middle East and Africa (MEA) region, announced its results for the six months period ended 30 June 2018.
For the first half of 2018, Net Profit reached QAR7.1 billion (USD1.9 billion), up by 7% compared to last year. Total assets increased by 10% from June 2017 to reach QAR846 billion (USD232 billion), the highest ever achieved by the Group.
The key driver of total assets growth was from loans and advances which grew by 9% to reach QAR604 billion (USD166 billion). This was mainly funded by customer deposits which increased by 9% to reach QAR614 billion (USD169 billion) from June 2017. ......read more
Doha, Qatar – July 9, 2018 – More than 75 high-school students spent part of their summer break exploring the world of media, news, and filmmaking at Northwestern University in Qatar (NU-Q).
The annual summer program, which is designed to give 15 to 18-year-olds a chance to sample life as a Northwestern student, saw the highest turn-out of participants to-date with 17 nationalities represented, including a record number of international students who flew in to take part. The programs were led by NU-Q Journalism Professor Miriam Berg and Communication Professor Rana Kazkaz.
Throughout the two-week program, participants took courses on news creation, ......read more
The New Eau De Parfum for Him
Dubai, UAE, July 09, 2018: Sacoor Brothers announces the launch of its first ever fragrance, a sophisticated new fragrance with over 2 years in the making that celebrates the everyday gentleman in the present day of age. Harkening to the return of masculine style and design, ‘Gentleman’ pays tribute to elevated, sophisticated style, urbanism and modernity. The campaign speaks to the importance of never forgetting what a modern day gentleman represents, a man of integrity, kindness and refinement; virtues that do not discriminate across any generation, young or old. This new launch pays tribute to what all men should aspire to be, regardless ......read more
Doha, Qatar – July 9, 2018 : Al Khalij Commercial Bank (al khaliji) P.Q.S.C., Qatar’s next generation bank, has been named as the ‘The Best Commercial Bank in Qatar’ at the 2018 Arab Banks Awards & Commendations of Excellence, organized by the World Union of Arab Bankers (WUAB) and hosted by The Banking Executive magazine.
Al khaliji’s win – which took place during a Gala Dinner ceremony recently held in Beirut in the presence of a host of elite Bankers and International figures – is a recognition of the highest standards of innovation, performance and exceptional service quality of al khaliji.
WUAB is a prominent ......read more