Tag Archives: Middle East

Swissport Expands Portfolio with Gulf Air and Renews Contracts with Middle Eastern Airlines in Geneva

(IN BRIEF) Swissport Geneva has expanded its customer base by welcoming Gulf Air and renewing contracts with Saudia, EgyptAir, and Kuwait Airways. Gulf Air has signed a 3-year contract for ground handling and cargo operations, while the other airlines have … Read the full press release

Allianz Group Completes Stake Disposal in Allianz Saudi Fransi to ADNIC, Streamlining Middle-East Operations

(IN BRIEF) Allianz Group has finalized the sale of its 51% stake in Allianz Saudi Fransi to Abu Dhabi National Insurance Company (ADNIC), marking a strategic move in its business operations in the Middle East. The transaction, which received regulatory … Read the full press release

Digital Inclusion Initiative: Orange Digital Center Partners with Coursera to Provide Essential Digital Skills Training to Youth in Africa and the Middle East

(IN BRIEF) Orange Digital Center has partnered with Coursera to launch a free high-level certification training program for youth in Africa and the Middle East. The initiative aims to provide essential digital skills training, including areas such as AI, cybersecurity, … Read the full press release

Roland Berger Expands Presence in Abu Dhabi, Strengthening Commitment to Regional Growth

(IN BRIEF) Roland Berger, a global management consultancy, opens a new office in Abu Dhabi’s ADGM financial district, expanding its regional presence to five offices. The move reflects Roland Berger’s commitment to Abu Dhabi’s economic growth and diversification efforts. The … Read the full press release

Dubai Office Welcomes Mohammad Alamoush as Director of Leasing and Asset Management for MTU Maintenance

(IN BRIEF) MTU Maintenance has appointed Mohammad Alamoush as Director of Leasing and Asset Management at its Dubai office to bolster services in the Middle East. Alamoush brings expertise from his tenure in Amsterdam and anticipates significant fleet transitions in … Read the full press release

MEA Logistics Boost: DHL Global Forwarding Integrates Danzas AEI Emirates Operations

(IN BRIEF) DHL Global Forwarding has successfully completed the acquisition of shares in Danzas AEI Emirates, rebranding all facilities under the DHL name. This integration not only changes the logo and name but also strengthens operational capabilities by incorporating 1,100 … Read the full press release

QIAGEN Expands Presence in Middle East with New Riyadh HQ, MoU with Saudi Ministry of Health, and Oman TB Screening Initiative

(IN BRIEF) QIAGEN, a leading provider of molecular diagnostics and life sciences solutions, is significantly expanding its operations in the Middle East region. In early 2024, the company will open its regional headquarters in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia, to strengthen its … Read the full press release

Hydrogen Revolution: Saudi Arabia Debuts Alstom’s Eco-Friendly Passenger Train in Riyadh

(IN BRIEF) In a groundbreaking initiative, Saudi Arabia Railways (SAR) and global mobility leader Alstom are set to operate and demonstrate the world’s first passenger hydrogen-powered train, the Coradia iLint, in Riyadh during October. This pioneering event marks the introduction … Read the full press release

Ericsson Launches Gen-E Graduate Program in Middle East and Africa to Nurture ICT Talent

(IN BRIEF) Ericsson has introduced the Gen-E Graduate Program in the Middle East and Africa region, aimed at offering young talents an opportunity for world-class learning and career development. This program is designed to provide structured development in collaboration with … Read the full press release

ESET’s Latest Discovery Sheds Light on Ballistic Bobcat’s Persistent Cyberespionage Efforts

(IN BRIEF) ESET researchers have uncovered a cyberespionage campaign led by the Ballistic Bobcat group, suspected of having Iranian ties, which primarily targets education, government, healthcare, and various organizations worldwide. In their latest campaign, they introduced a new backdoor called … Read the full press release

Iraq Joins SESAME Laboratory as First Associate Member, Enhancing Regional Scientific Collaboration in the Middle East

(IN BRIEF) SESAME (Synchrotron-light for Experimental Science and Applications in the Middle East) laboratory, based in Jordan, has welcomed Iraq as its first Associate Member. SESAME is an intergovernmental organization that provides third-generation X-ray beamlines for various scientific disciplines, promoting … Read the full press release

TotalEnergies, Aramco, and SABIC Successfully Convert Plastic Waste into Certified Circular Polymers in the Middle East

(IN BRIEF) TotalEnergies, Aramco, and SABIC have achieved a significant milestone in the Middle East and North Africa by successfully converting plastic waste-derived oil into ISCC+ certified circular polymers. The plastic pyrolysis oil was processed at the SATORP refinery in … Read the full press release

EBRD to invest in bus-hailing startup Swvl, soon to be the first technology unicorn from Middle East to be listed on NASDAQ

Bank agrees to invest US$ 10 million in bus-hailing company Swvl to support its expansion EBRD and Swvl to advance safety for women on public transport  in Egypt Company expected to list on NASDAQ, with a valuation of around US$ … Read the full press release

Burj Khalifa in Dubai to house Barry Callebaut Group’s newly relocated CHOCOLATE ACADEMY

Bringing chocolate expertise to the growing Middle East region The new CHOCOLATE ACADEMYTM Center Dubai relocated to the foot of Burj Khalifa to provide the best possible platform for chefs and artisans to showcase and develop their talent and skills CHOCOLATE … Read the full press release

TRANSMAR AND TRANSMETRICS SIGN DEAL FOR STATE-OF-THE-ART LOGISTICS COLLABORATION

Big Data and Artificial Intelligence help to significantly boost efficiency for Egyptian shipping company (PRESS RELEASE) CAIRO, Egypt / AMSTERDAM, The Netherlands, 31-Mar-2021 — /EuropaWire/ — The ‘AI platform for logistics’, as Transmetrics is often referred to, is successfully streamlining operations … Read the full press release

Mono and bfound partner to expand digital offerings for small businesses in the Middle East

(PRESS RELEASE) COPENHAGEN, 31-Jan-2019 — /EuropaWire/ — Mono Solutions is proud to announce our partnership with bfound, a provider of digital marketing solutions for small- and medium-sized businesses (SMBs) in the Middle East. The partnership provides bfound with the technology … Read the full press release

Volkswagen to launch its new seven-seater SUV Teramont in the Middle East

After a successful launch in North-American markets, the large SUV is now also available in the Middle East Teramont1 is the first Volkswagen seven-seater for the region Volkswagen’s SUV range is growing worldwide WOLFSBURG, 06-Sep-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — Volkswagen will launch its … Read the full press release

CERN: Middle East’s SESAME laboratory announced its first call for proposals for experiments

Allan, Jordan, and Manchester, UK, 28-Jul-2016 — /EuropaWire/ — SESAME, the pioneering new regional laboratory for the Middle East and neighbouring countries, today publicly announced its first call for proposals for experiments. A third generation light source with a research capacity … Read the full press release

PiceaEraser™ Online market breakthrough – Piceasoft signs a contract with RAS Infotech for the Middle East and India for its whole product portfolio

TAMPERE, Finland, 19-Apr-2016 — /EuropaWire/ — Piceasoft and United Arab Emirates-based RAS Infotech have signed an agreement to offer Piceasoft’s full product portfolio to their customers in the Middle East and India. The initial number of shops where the solution … Read the full press release

World’s First Intrinsically Safe Windows 10 Tablet Approved for Hazardous Locations in Europe, Middle East, Africa and Asia

Aegex Tablets Gain ATEX and IECEx Zone 1 Certification LONDON, 8-12-2015 — /EuropaWire/ — The world’s first intrinsically safe, Windows 10, Intel-based tablet, developed by Aegex Technologies LLC, has gained certification for use in hazardous locations in Europe and multiple international regions, including the Middle East, Africa and … Read the full press release

Rivoli Group’s Eyewear Retail Stores based on the ZEISS Experience concept awarded “Most Admired Store Design” in the Middle East

Redesign of EyeZone stores based on the ZEISS Experience concept sets new standards for eyecare Aalen, Germany / Dubai, UAE, 27-11-2013 — /EuropaWire/ — Rivoli Group, one of the largest luxury lifestyle retailers in the Middle East, has been awarded the “Most … Read the full press release

Barry Callebaut’s first chocolate factory in Turkey inaugurated in Eskişehir

Barry Callebaut establishes local presence to further tap into a fast-growing chocolate market New state-of-the-art chocolate factory with initial annual production capacity of 14,000 tonnes of chocolate Moving closer to local Turkish customers and creating an additional foothold for the … Read the full press release

Khalid Abu Baker appointed Kaspersky Lab Middle East Managing Director

15-7-2013 — /europawire.eu/ — Kaspersky Lab, a leading developer of secure content and threat management solutions, has announced the appointment of Khalid Abu Baker as the new Managing Director of Kaspersky Lab Middle East. Khalid who was previously the Corporate Sales … Read the full press release

DB Schenker creates Middle East joint venture with its long-term global network partner Salem Freight International in Abu Dhabi

Berlin/Essen/Dubai, 26-6-2013 — /europawire.eu/ — DB Schenker continues to grow in the Middle East with the establishment of a new joint venture with its long-term global network partner Salem Freight International in Abu Dhabi. After operating in Abu Dhabi for more … Read the full press release

EC, CERN to support the construction of SESAME, major research facility in the Middle East

Brussels, 28-5-2013 — /europawire.eu/ —  The European Commission and CERN have today agreed to support the construction of SESAME, one of the most ambitious research facilities in the Middle East. SESAME is a so-called synchrotron light source, functioning in effect like … Read the full press release

Dassault Systèmes opens an office in Dubai

Office to Extend Reach of Dassault Systèmes’ 3DEXPERIENCE Platform in the Region DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (UAE), 12-4-2013 — /europawire.eu/ — Dassault Systèmes (Euronext Paris: #13065, DSY.PA), the 3DEXPERIENCE Company, a world leader in 3D design, 3D Digital Mock Up and Product … Read the full press release