December 22, 2014
Halal tourism now represents 13% of the global market and will be showcased at the World Islamic Travel Summit in Abu Dhabi next year.
Egypt signed contracts for 240,000 tonnes of French wheat and 60,000 tonnes of Russian wheat, at an average price of $273.94 per tonne to be delivered in January, the minister of supply and internal trade, Khaled Hanafi, said Sunday.
Microsoft has parternered with Du to offer a direct operator billing facility that will avoid the need for customers to use their credit cards online.
Up to 86.5 per cent of employees in the Middle East and North Africa (MENA) region say they continue working even during holidays, according to a new survey by job site Bayt.com.
Oman Air won the title of World´s Leading Airline for Economy Class in 2014 in a ceremony in Anguilla.
Foreign expatriates residing in the GCC states should be allowed to travel within the six Gulf nations without requiring visas, a senior official has said.
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The amount is equal to Syria’s GDP in 2007, according to the World Bank.
December 21, 2014
The declining oil prices are positive for the Egyptian economy, according to a statement issued by Egypt’s Citadel (Qalaa) Holding on Thursday.
The U.N. General Assembly Friday asked Israel to pay Lebanon $856.4 million as compensation for the oil slick the Jewish state caused during the July 2006 war.
US weapons maker Raytheon has won a contract valued at $2.4 billion to supply 10 Patriot missile defence systems to Qatar,
Gulf countries could lose at least half their oil revenues or around $350 billion a year as crude prices plunge, according to senior analysts.
December 19, 2014
A total of 5,298 expatriate government employees were sacked in 2011 while 4,380 Saudi female government employees left their jobs in the same year, a study revealed.
Etihad Airways is not interested in ordering any more Airbus A380s, while the launch of its first Boeing 787-9 Dreamliner into service has been delayed.
Bahrain could start importing gas from Russia in 2017, Russia’s ambassador to the Gulf Arab kingdom told a local newspaper.