نيرمين عباس

Nermeen Abbas

Researcher at Forbes Middle East

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Middle Eastern Consumers Prefer Using Smartphones For Shopping And Payments

Middle Eastern consuming habits are shifting sharply as people adopt new digital technologies. According to a survey conducted by PwC, regional consumers now prefer smartphones over other mobile...
By Nermeen Abbas 5 min read
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Consortium Led By ACWA Power Closes Financing Of Dubai Solar Park

Dubai Electricity and Water Authority (DEWA), along with a consortium led by Saudi Arabia’s ACWA Power and Chinese state-owned Silk Road Fund, have reached the financial closing of the 950MW 4th...
By Nermeen Abbas 6 min read
2 days ago

ADNOC Works With Austria's OMV And Borealis On New Projects

UAE state oil giant, Abu Dhabi National Oil Company (ADNOC), has revealed that it will collaborate with Austrian giants OMV and Borealis to explore new opportunities in the downstream sector.
By Nermeen Abbas 5 min read
5 days ago

MENA's Youth Say Private Sector Will Lead Growth

Almost 40% believe that future growth in the private sector will be driven by multinationals, while 25% believe that it will be driven by SMEs rather than large national enterprises and startups.
By Nermeen Abbas 5 min read
5 days ago

Disney Closes $71.3 Billion Acquisition Of 21st Century Fox

The Walt Disney Company has acquired Rupert Murdoch’s 21st Century Fox, in a deal that will see the company take control of most of Fox’s certain film and TV production assets.
By Nermeen Abbas 5 min read
1 week ago

Mobile Bookings For Travel Soar By 110% Across GCC

The GCC region has witnessed a leap in mobile transactions during 2018, according to Cleartrip and Flyin’s 2018 Travel Insights Report. Strong growth was led by mobile bookings, which recorded a 110%...
By Nermeen Abbas 5 min read
1 week ago

Leonardo Da Vinci’s Codex Atlanticus Makes Its Debut In Saudi Arabia

The King Abdulaziz Center for World Culture is hosting a collection of six original papers of Leonardo Da Vinci—marking its first public display in Saudi Arabia and the wider region.
By Nermeen Abbas 4 min read
1 week ago

Sotheby's To Host Blockbuster Exhibition For Watches And Art Works In Dubai

London auction house Sotheby's will launch a blockbuster exhibition in its Dubai galleries, showcasing rare watches and diamonds to towering modern and contemporary canvases.
By Nermeen Abbas 4 min read