Middle East

New luxury-property site launches in UAE

Dubai has enjoyed intensive and strong growth in real estate development in recent years. In the process Dubai transformed from a small trading port to the region’s gateway to the world. Dubai is home to many luxury hotels, towers, villas and residential and commercial buildings. In Dubai alone the total value of real estate transactions, according to Dubai’s Land Department, amounted...

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Bayut.com moves into three more GCC countries

A new investor will enable real estate site Bayut.com to expand into three more GCC countries, namely Saudi Arabia, Qatar and Bahrain, the site’s management announced in the United Arab Emirates (UAE). It was decided to expand, due to the high demand for real estate and tremendous growth in the real estate markets of these countries in the last few years, the company said. No wonder other...

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UAE a mobile-only flea market richer

Since the second half of 2014 the United Arab Emirates (UAE) has also had its own app-only marketplace in the mould of Europe’s Stuffle.it and Shpock. The marketplace, or mobile flea market, is called Melltoo.me. The app is available in IOS and Android. To date the apps have been downloaded 30,000 times. It is not known how many items have been listed to date. It’s the brainchild of...

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Dubizzle.com cars posts are not Free anymore

A new turn in the business strategy of Dubbizle.com happened last December, the website management decided to charge fees for car selling posts. As for the last 10 years, Dubbizle.com had been free of charge classified ads website and don’t charge users for their ads posts.The reason behind such decision is to stop fraud ads and cut the hassle that usually happen between buyers and sellers...

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OpenSooq.com launches in Iraq

OpenSooq.com,  the Arabic general-classifieds platform, is now open for business in Iraq. Iraq is a dynamic market and Iraqis remain vigilant to continue free trade despite surroundings. Opensooq.com is committed to growing the Internet sector and especially the online classified ads in Iraq. OpenSooq’s strategy is to empower Iraqis to buy and sell locally, and to encourage Iraqi...

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Bayt launches SMS service platform

Job site Bayt.com recently launched a dedicated SMS service platform in Egypt. This new platform enables professionals in Egypt to ask questions and receive answers and advice from peers and experts in various areas of specialization in a timely and organized manner. The users can ask questions and receive answers via text messages sent from their mobile phones. The new SMS service platform came...

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