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2010-10-13 12:54:00

PARIS, October 13, 2010 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- eServGlobal Limited (LSE: ESG & ASX: ESV), a global telecoms software vendor specializing in Mobile Money and Value-Added Services (VAS), today announced record breaking recharge traffic was achieved by its customers during the month of Ramadan. During the 4 week Ramadan period, traffic at a single operator achieved a performance of one million recharge attempts per busy hour. Another customer experienced record recharge traffic...

2010-09-03 11:01:00

JEDDAH, Saudi Arabia, Sept. 3 /PRNewswire/ -- The end of Ramadan this year happens to fall around September 11th. What does this mean? Susie talks about religious tolerance on Susie's Big Adventure. http://susiesbigadventure.blogspot.com/2010/08/its-time.html A series of photos from KAUST, King Abdullah University of Science and Technology were featured this past week on Susie's other blog, Jeddah Daily Photo Journal, where she publishes new photos every single day from Saudi Arabia....

2010-08-26 13:03:00

WASHINGTON, Aug. 26 /PRNewswire/ -- Hundreds of Muslims from the Dallas area will help distribute food, clothing, and toys and provide health screenings to more than 1000 local homeless people this Ramadan as part of Islamic Relief USA's (IR USA) annual Day of Dignity campaign. In its eighth year, Day of Dignity is a nationwide campaign that recruits more than 2000 volunteers who in turn, serve around 20,000 homeless and people in need in 22 cities throughout America. Dallas's event,...

2010-08-25 09:30:00

WASHINGTON, Aug. 25 /PRNewswire/ -- Dozens of Muslims from the Flint area will help distribute food, clothing, and toys and provide health screenings to more than 500 local people in need this Ramadan as part of Islamic Relief USA's (IR USA) annual Day of Dignity campaign. In its eighth year, Day of Dignity is an nationwide campaign that recruits more than 2000 volunteers who in turn, serve around 20,000 homeless and people in need in 22 cities throughout America. Flint's first- ever Day...

2010-08-23 10:25:00

JEDDAH, Saudi Arabia, Aug. 23 /PRNewswire/ -- MeMega, a technology specialist based in Saudi Arabia, is launching a range of special offers during Ramadan to encourage families to spend more time together during the religious festival. The new special offers which MeMega are making available include a number of discounts on the latest technology to keep families entertained and engaged this Ramadan. Ramadan, which this year runs until 9th September, generally sees Muslim families...

2010-08-16 13:03:00

WASHINGTON, Aug. 16 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Hundreds of Muslims from the Atlanta area will help distribute food, clothing, and toys and provide health screenings to more than 1000 local homeless people this Ramadan as part of Islamic Relief USA's (IR USA) annual Day of Dignity campaign. In its eighth year, Day of Dignity is an nationwide campaign that recruits more than 2000 volunteers who in turn, serve around 20,000 homeless and people in need in 22 cities throughout America....

2010-08-10 15:25:53

Holy month of Ramadan reduces volatility in markets: New research A new international study investigating the correlation between the Islamic holy month of Ramadan "“ which begins next week (August 11/12) - and stock markets has discovered that the average stock market returns in predominantly Muslim countries were historically almost nine times higher during Ramadan compared to other months of the lunar calendar. Jedrzej Bialkowski (University of Christchurch, New Zealand), Ahmad...

2010-08-04 01:07:03

During the holy month of Ramadan, which starts next week, stock returns are almost nine times higher in predominately Muslim countries than during other times of the year, an indication that Ramadan positively affects investor psychology and leads to optimistic beliefs that extend to investment decisions, according to research from the University of New Hampshire. The mean annualized return realized by investors during the holy month was 38.09 percent, compared to a rather modest gain of 4.32...

2009-11-12 02:01:00

NEW LENOX, Ill., Nov. 12 /PRNewswire/ -- Arabic character license plate recognition pioneer EyeNet Enforcement Systems with homeland security leader Developed Dimension Information Technology (DDIT) today announced the successful deployment of integrated systems that automatically scan roads and read license plate numbers in combinations of Arabic and English. Working closely with a GCC Special Forces department, the carefully scheduled installations were conducted during the holy month of...

2009-08-18 01:00:00

DUBAI, UAE, August 18 /PRNewswire/ -- Seawings, the only seaplane tour operator in the Middle East, announces its 2009 Ramadan Promotion. Over the holy month of Ramadan, passengers can enjoy a unique Ramadan experience - book a scenic flight of Dubai's iconic skyline and then enjoy a traditional Iftar dinner at the Park Hyatt or Jebel Ali Hotel. During the holy month of Ramadan, Muslims all over the world unite in a period of fasting and spiritual reflection. The annual fast of...