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Then French President Francois Hollande (L) and French President-elect Emmanuel Macron at a special ceremony at the Jardin du Luxembourg, on May 10, 2017. (AFP/ Eric Feferberg)
May 23, 2017 - 21:00 GMT
A senior French diplomat has said that Saudi Arabia is France’s largest market in the Middle East.
A Boeing aircraft takes off in Belgium. (AFP/ Philippe Huguen)
May 23, 2017 - 20:00 GMT
The aviation sector play a central role in relations between the US and Saudi Arabia.
A worker looks at the 9HA Gas Turbine, at the General Electric (GE) plant in Belfort, France, on May 28, 2015. (AFP/ Frederick Florin)
May 23, 2017 - 19:00 GMT
General Electric (GE) is looking to expand its operations in Qatar.
All private sector establishments in Saudi Arabia with an annual revenue of over SR375,000 ($100,000) will be paying monthly VAT starting January 2018. (Shutterstock)
May 23, 2017 - 18:00 GMT
The VAT will be 5 percent of the revenue starting January 2018.
The emirate of Abu Dhabi seeks to rationalize 50 percent of the water used in mosques by replacing normal taps with other more efficient ones. (Shutterstock)
May 23, 2017 - 15:00 GMT
Abu Dhabi is working to reduce the consumption of water at mosques by half.
Taking place in Dubai on 22-23 May, the Arab Luxury World 2017 forum features an agenda of speeches and panel discussions by more than 70 speakers. (Arab News)
May 23, 2017 - 14:12 GMT
Will e-commerce replace brick-and-mortar luxury retail? It is a question that panelists at the Arab Luxury World forum in Dubai sat down to discuss.
Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan (L)
May 23, 2017 - 13:19 GMT
Turkey and Russia signed a declaration in Istanbul on Monday to remove restrictions on bilateral trade.
US President Donald Trump submitted a proposal to sell off half of the US oil stockpile as a way to curb the national debt. (AFP/ File)
May 23, 2017 - 12:15 GMT
Oil prices fell on Tuesday, weighed down by US President Donald Trump's plan to sell off half the country's oil stockpile.
Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Vice President and Prime Minister of the UAE and Ruler of Dubai, inaugurates the RTA's Enterprise Command & Control Centre (EC3) on May 22, 2017. (Dubai Media Office)
May 23, 2017 - 09:23 GMT
Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum inaugurates a state-of-the-art traffic control centre in Dubai.
Last week, Reuters reported that Noon’s CEO Fodhil Benturquia and other staff had left the company. (Noon)
May 23, 2017 - 08:24 GMT
JadoPado was acquired by Mohamed Alabbar earlier this month.
Outgoing Ford CEO Mark Fields. (AFP)
May 22, 2017 - 15:56 GMT
Ford Motor has announced the departure of its CEO Mark Fields.
The chaotic scene at OPEC’s ordinary meeting on December 4, 2015. (AFP/ File)
May 22, 2017 - 15:06 GMT
The Opec faces three choices ahead of Thursday's meeting in Vienna.
Passengers standing at the Philippine Airlines terminal at Manila International Airport on August 11, 2015. (AFP)
May 22, 2017 - 14:12 GMT
Philippine Airlines is cancelling all flights between Abu Dhabi and Manila, effective July 8.
The list of goods includes flour, sugar, rice, pasta, oil, milk and many other commodities. (File photo)
May 22, 2017 - 09:00 GMT
Qatar has announced new prices for some 418 consumer goods ahead of Ramadan.
Burj Khalifa is the world’s fifth most photographed location with 1,446,682 images on Instagram. (File photo)
May 22, 2017 - 08:00 GMT
The findings are part of a study of the top 30 most photographed locations in the world.
Foreign laborers working in road construction in Oman. (AFP)
May 22, 2017 - 07:00 GMT
Oman has announced that procedures for obtaining work permits for expats will be facilitated.