Monthly Archives: December 2014

Website builders

Do you want to reach the world with a great website that isn’t too complicated to design and run? Whether for an art folio, blog, online shop or a company that you’re just getting off the ground, these website builders…

Nissan Sells 1,226 Units of New X-Trail

  Nissan’s recently launched compact SUV, the All-New X-Trail has made its mark with an impressive sales result in the Middle East. A total of 1,226 units were sold within the first 40 days of launch. Dealerships across GCC recorded…

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Talent Shows Keep MBC on Top

MBC’s position as the region’s number one network seems insurmountable thanks in large part to our seemingly insatiable demand for TV talent shows. By Osama Al Sharif The MBC network is scoring big with audiences and advertisers thanks to an…

Bayt’s Ataya: Startups are Key Job Creators

The only way the region can overcome its pressing unemployment challenge is if the startup scene takes off. That was the message Bayt.com Founder and CEO Rabea Ataya had to give to a group of aspiring entrepreneurs at last month’s Startup…

The Tuition Cap Distraction

The government’s plans to introduce a tuition fee cap for private schools diverts attention away from the far more pressing need to raise public education standards. By Jawad J. Abbassi The draft bylaw that classifies private schools and puts caps…

Mövenpick on the Move

These are tough times for our region’s hotels, but Mövenpick is still gaining ground. By Dina al Wakeel Tourism in our part of the world is far from being in rude health. Instability has scared many foreign tourists away, leaving…

ArabiaWeather Completes Funding

ArabiaWeather, a Jordan-basedmarket leader in innovation and technology for the Middle East weather and forecasting industry, today announced it has completed an investment round led by new investor Badia Impact Fund, alongside existing investors Jabbar Internet Group, led by the…

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Umniah Concludes Promotional Campaign

Umniah has recently announced the winners of its promotional campaign for its government line that was launched earlier this year coinciding with the recent announcement of Umniah to be the premier provider of mobile services to various government institutions and…

EMP Jordan in New E-commerce Push

Emerging Markets Payments Jordan (EMP) are set to roll out a new collection of products designed to boost the popularity of e-commerce in a country where cash is still king. EMP Jordan, which serves more than 20 banks and 18,000 merchants…

OFFTEC Signs with Saudi Housing

OFFTEC, a subsidiary of OFFTEC Holding Group, announced that it has signed an agreement with housing and real estate leader, Saudi & Partners Housing Company. Under the agreement, OFFTEC provided Saudi & Partners Housing Company’s management offices with an array…