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Uber in talks to buy Dubai riding-hailing rival Careem

28 days ago
Ride-hailing company Uber is in talks to buy Dubai-based rival Careem for about $2 billion to $2.5 billion, Bloomberg reported here on Monday, citing people familiar with the matter. No final decisions have been made, and the companies…

Careem expands its services to Sudan

1 month, 5 days ago
DUBAI: Middle East ride-hailing firm Careem said on Sunday it had started a service in Sudan, one of few international companies to enter the country since U.S. economic sanctions were lifted last year. Sudan is grappling with an…

Uber in talks with Dubai’s Careem to merge in Middle East

3 months, 11 days ago
DUBAI: Uber Technologies is in preliminary talks with rival Careem to combine their Middle Eastern ride-hailing services, Bloomberg reported on Tuesday, citing three people familiar with the matter. The companies have discussed several…

Egyptian court allows Uber and Careem to continue operations

6 months, 8 days ago
CAIRO:  An Egyptian court ruled on Saturday that a judicial decision to suspend the licenses of ride-hailing companies Uber and Careem should not be applied, allowing them to continue their work, judicial sources said. Forty-two Egyptian…

Egypt court stops Uber and Careem from operating in country

6 months, 25 days ago
CAIRO: An Egyptian court on Tuesday ordered authorities to revoke the operating licenses of the Uber and Careem ride-hailing services and block their mobile apps and software. The two services had sparked protests by taxi…

Careem driver shot dead in Islamabad

7 months, 2 days ago
ISLAMABAD: A driver of a ride-hailing service, Careem, was gunned down in the federal capital on Monday, the company has confirmed the incident. “We sadly announce that our Captain Sajawal Ameer was killed last night at 10:35 pm in a car…

Uber suspends service in Morocco after two years

7 months, 23 days ago
BRUSSELS: Uber said on Monday it would suspend operations in Morocco, two years after they began, as it tries to bring its business into line with local laws. Uber has already halted services in Norway and Finland as it waits for the…

Careem’s matchmaking service irks many, few eager to avail

1 year, 2 months ago
KARACHI: Your Rishta has arrived! This morning Careem users woke up to a surprise with notifications and emails that their 'Rishta' (marriage proposal) has arrived; shocking its patrons. Arousing the curiosity, many people fell for the…