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02 Feb

Saudi designers will be in the spotlight next month when the international fashion community gathers in Riyadh for the first Arab Fashion Week ever hosted in the Kingdom.
The Arab Fashion Council, which organizes the event, is welcoming the opportunity to showcase Saudi style and display the diversity of local talent on an international platform.

Saudi designers will be in the spotlight next month when the international fashion community gathers in Riyadh for the first Arab Fashion Week ever hosted in the Kingdom.
The Arab Fashion Council, which organizes the event, is welcoming the opportunity to showcase Saudi style and display the diversity of local talent on an international platform.

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01 Jan

UAE startups secured Dh1.47 billion, or 84 per cent, out of Dh1.74 billion raised by regional players last year

The UAE continued to dominate the startup industry in the Mena region, both in terms of deal counts and value in 2017.

UAE startups secured Dh1.47 billion, or 84 per cent, out of Dh1.74 billion raised by regional players last year

The UAE continued to dominate the startup industry in the Mena region, both in terms of deal counts and value in 2017.

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11 Nov

NAIROBI, KENYA: Although Islamic Banking is at nascent stage in the country, the faith-based lending model is becoming a fast growing trend in the Kenyan financial sector and showing indicators of exponential growth. The concomitant expansion of Islamic finance activities in the region and the huge Muslim population can be largely attributed to reforms in regulatory and taxation frameworks. These two strictures have remarkably redefined Islamic Financing in the country necessitating innovation and creativity to meet the growing and diverse needs of the customers.

NAIROBI, KENYA: Although Islamic Banking is at nascent stage in the country, the faith-based lending model is becoming a fast growing trend in the Kenyan financial sector and showing indicators of exponential growth. The concomitant expansion of Islamic finance activities in the region and the huge Muslim population can be largely attributed to reforms in regulatory and taxation frameworks. These two strictures have remarkably redefined Islamic Financing in the country necessitating innovation and creativity to meet the growing and diverse needs of the customers.

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