The official Petra news agency said that the agreement signed in the Jordanian capital, Amman, would set in motion the implementation of the first phase of a long-awaited project.
February 26, 2015 - 22:30 GMT
Jordan and Israel signed a deal on Thursday to build a pipeline to link the Red Sea with the shrinking Dead Sea and combat regional water shortages.
Flights will be subject to increased safety and security requirements, the regulator said.
February 26, 2015 - 21:58 GMT
The United Arab Emirates’ civil aviation regulator has given approval for local carriers to resume flights to Baghdad.
February 26, 2015 - 21:50 GMT
A proposal by Qatar's Investment House for a QR750 million ($206 million) flotation of an agricultural firm has been shelved by regulators.

This high-speed line could mean that it would take as little as 35 minutes to reach Doha from Bahrain, with plans to double the line so that it can also accommodate goods traffic by 2027.
February 26, 2015 - 21:29 GMT
Plans for the multi-million dinar development of Bahrain's east coast are being drawn up with one eye on the Fifa World Cup due to take place in Qatar in 2022, a report said.
The project will save an estimated 550 billion rials (about $20 million) annually in fuel consumption, said the report.
February 26, 2015 - 21:19 GMT
Iran has started work on its €2.4 billion ($2.73 billion) high-speed railway network, which will extend about 400 km from capital Tehran to the city of Isfahan, said a report.
The new system of flexibility in approach to bidding allows for interaction between the IOC and potential host bidders prior to the host cities embarking on what has become a highly demanding and expensive two-year process of launching a formal bid.
February 26, 2015 - 20:57 GMT
There are growing signs that Dubai may be considering an Olympic bid in the near to medium term.
The promotional campaign is oriented towards the Arab market, to support inter-Arab tourism, according to a Tourism Ministry statement released Wednesday.
February 26, 2015 - 08:20 GMT
The Ministry of Tourism and the Egyptian Tourism Promotion Authority (ETPA) are set to launch Thursday evening a promotional campaign entitled “Misr Qareeba” (Egypt is Close).
The ASQ Survey is the world’s leading airport passenger satisfaction benchmark programme.
February 26, 2015 - 07:57 GMT
QAIA has registered unprecedented improvements in all 36 listed services and facilities in both categories.
Most of this wealth was believed to have been transferred abroad under false names or the names of others holding the assets on his behalf.
February 26, 2015 - 04:55 GMT
Yemeni ex-president Ali Abdullah Saleh is suspected of corruptly amassing as much as $60 billion, equivalent to Yemen's annual GDP.
He noted that despite the challenges, the Kingdom’s reforms have “greatly” contributed to improving most economic and financial indicators.
February 25, 2015 - 19:37 GMT
A team from the International Monetary Fund (IMF) is carrying out a two-week review of Jordanian economic reforms.
The European giants will have seven years to get used to the idea that they must re-schedule five or six matches in the winter of 2022.
February 25, 2015 - 15:26 GMT
Tuesday's recommendation to stage it over November and December is probably the best option for all -- even though Europe's major clubs disagree.