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April 06, 2014 
Abu Dhabi Islamic Bank (ADIB) and Barclays sign agreement over UAE retail banking operations
Abu Dhabi Islamic Bank (ADIB) today announced that it had signed an agreement to acquire the retail banking business of Barclays Bank in the United Arab Emirates (UAE). The acquisition is subject to UAE Central Bank approval.


September 23, 2012
Barclays Nations Cup Tees Off on October 12th
Golfers representing countries from across the world will tee off in Dubai on Friday, October 12, at the Barclays Nations Cup at The Address Montgomerie Dubai hotel. Sponsored by Barclays, the 18-hole tournament will feature teams of two players, paired together by country, squaring off for the title. 

June 06, 2012 
Barclays launches Mobile and Tablet Banking applications

Barclays today announced the launch of its mobile and tablet banking service, providing its UAE customers with a simple and secure method to access their bank accounts from their mobile phone or tablet device using a specially developed application.

May 20, 2012 
Barclays Expands Corporate Banking Offering with Expansion of the Debt Finance team in the Middle East

Barclays Bank PLC announced today that it is continuing to expand its corporate banking offering through the expansion of Debt Finance origination capabilities in the GCC.

November 12, 2011  
Barclays gives UAE the Edge

Edge credit card offers exclusive lifestyle benefits and 10% off dining anywhere in the UAE

July 31, 2011  
Middle East banking sector to increase further, new survey reveals

The banking sector in the Middle East will become more competitive over the coming two years according to the annual Barclays Corporate Global Banking Survey.

January 19, 2011  
Majid al Futtaim Properties signs a USD 232 million Syndicated Term Loan Facility

Majid Al Futtaim Properties, LLC has successfully closed a syndicated term loan with relationship banks. The US$232 million facility has a tenure of 3 years and was increased from a launch amount of US$200 million following an oversubscription. 


October 18, 2010  
Barclays brings fixed rate mortgages to homebuyers in the UAE 

Barclays has brought fixed rate mortgages to homebuyers in the UAE. Barclays Fixed Rate Mortgage will give homebuyers the added security of knowing how much their monthly repayments will be during the fixed rate period enabling them to budget and plan ahead.