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There has been an increase in cyber attacks, mainly motivated by corporate espionage. (File photo)
July 25, 2016 - 13:00 GMT
According to a recent report by Trend Micro, the mining industry is being targeted by cyber criminals.
Among Arab investors in Dubai, Jordanians came in first, followed by Egyptians and Lebanese. (File photo)
July 25, 2016 - 12:00 GMT
Overall, Arab investors contributed investments worth $1.9 billion in the first half of 2016.
Saudi women shopping in one of the country's many malls. (File)
July 25, 2016 - 10:02 GMT
A recent study by the Jeddah Chamber of Commerce and Industry revealed that closing shops early would have widespread negative economic impact.
Riyadh is one of three cities in Saudi in which only nationals can buy property. (AFP/File)
July 25, 2016 - 08:00 GMT
The council upheld the decision that only Saudi nationals can own property in the two holy cities and country's capital.
Solar energy is one form of renewable energy that could bring millions to Egypt's economy. (Shutterstock)
July 25, 2016 - 05:00 GMT
Italian renewable energy projects in Egypt are seeking compensation for unhappy investors.
Fethullah Gulen, currently in the US. (AFP/File)
July 24, 2016 - 14:00 GMT
Turkey will shut down over 2,000 businesses that have links to US-based Fethullah Gulen.
Dubai is seeing exponential growth in foreigners owning property in the emirate. (AFP/File)
July 24, 2016 - 13:00 GMT
Saudis and Jordanians are the top Arab buyers in the Dubai property market.
All Dubai residents must have health insurance by the end of 2016. (Shutterstock)
July 24, 2016 - 10:00 GMT
A special annual health insurance package is available for Dubai residents, who must have some health insurance coverage by the end of the year.
The World Bank is offering a series of loans to Jordan. (AFP/File)
July 24, 2016 - 08:00 GMT
The World Bank is offering Jordan $1.4B to address health, education, and employment needs of Syrian refugees.
HSBC Switzerland is at the center of an international, multi-billion-dollar scandal. (AFP/File)
July 24, 2016 - 07:00 GMT
Yasser Mallawany, an Egyptian businessman with connections to the Mubarak family, may be the "ringleader" in a HSBC banking scandal with $3.5B USD at stake.
Government services are moving online to better understand big data. (Shutterstock)
July 24, 2016 - 06:00 GMT
Middle Eastern governments are increasingly providing online services in order to collect and learn from citizens' data.
Economic growth in the country had been subdued ever since oil prices fell from record highs two years ago. (File photo)
July 21, 2016 - 13:00 GMT
According to the government, the new law will allow foreign investors 100 percent ownership in various market sectors.
Egypt's rail authority is facing significant losses. (Shutterstock)
July 21, 2016 - 12:00 GMT
The vital railway suffers from years of negligence due to the reliance on a manual system for maintenance and the signals system.
While the value of the Turkish lira has dropped, banks remain stable. (AFP/File)
July 21, 2016 - 10:00 GMT
Turkish banks and the deputy prime minister and reassuring foreign investors that the country's economy is still stable, despite recent events.
Prime Minister Hani Mulki attends the signing of a deal between Jordan and the EU on simplifying the rules of origin. (Photo courtesy of EU mission)
July 21, 2016 - 08:02 GMT
The major provision that is expected to make a difference is that the Europeans have allowed made-in-Jordan products to include more than 70 per cent of production inputs from non-local materials.
Lebanon's Shia movement Hezbollah acts as a parallel government in parts of the country, providing a range of social services. (AFP/Rouba El Husseini)
July 21, 2016 - 07:13 GMT
Salameh said the U.S. law must be enforced to keep Lebanon's banks within the global financial system and stabilize the hugely indebted economy as neighboring Syria's civil war hits tourism and growth.