The city of Jouf has around 12 million olive trees that produce olives for export. (Flickr)
September 01, 2015 - 05:00 GMT
Saudi exports include olives, wheat, dates, watermelon, poultry, eggs and fresh milk.
Palestinian students play in a classroom at a UN school in Gaza City on Sept. 14, 2014 on the first day of the new school year. (AFP/Mohammed Abed)
August 31, 2015 - 15:06 GMT
The academic year for the UNRWA's 250 schools in Gaza began on Monday with nearly 250,000 children attending.
Sukleen, the company responsible for collecting Lebanon's trash, started a strike and began a crisis that evolved to a call for economic reform. (AFP/File)
August 31, 2015 - 13:40 GMT
Environment Minister Mohammed al-Mashnouq asked the Lebanese prime minister to appoint someone in his place.
Mexico, Malta, Singapore, Luxembourg, New Zealand, Thailand Panama, Canada and Australia made the top 10. (Amazon)
August 31, 2015 - 13:00 GMT
The biggest expat survey in the world have made a list of most livable countries based on support services and overall quality of life. How did your country do?
Environmentalists fear that removal of fresh water from Lake Kinneret will endanger the lake's ecosystem. (Twitter)
August 31, 2015 - 12:00 GMT
The transfer of 50 million cubic meters of fresh water from Israel in return for desalinated water in Jordan has upset environmentalists.
The cool water unit of the Al-Hamra electricity station leaked highly flammable Mazut oil. (Pixabay)
August 31, 2015 - 11:00 GMT
Flammable oil leaked from an electricity station in Assiut on Friday, forcing the closure of 10 water stations.
The Nasir al-Mulk mosque, also known as the Pink Mosque, in Shiraz, Iran. (Pinterest)
August 31, 2015 - 11:00 GMT
Waiver requests and establishment of an electronic visa facility part of Iran's ambitious plan to boost tourism.
Oman continues to increase spending on oil production despite calls for more diversity in Gulf funds. (AFP/File)
August 31, 2015 - 10:00 GMT
Oman continues to increase spending on oil production despite calls for more diversity in Gulf funds.
The discovery was made in the Shorouk block that was awarded to Eni in January 2014 following an international bid. (Shutterstock)
August 31, 2015 - 09:00 GMT
Find could be one of the world's largest natural-gas discoveries.
The World Health Tourism Congress will be held in Dubai Health Care City. (
August 31, 2015 - 08:00 GMT
Health tourism is one of the fastest growing industries in the world, with $100B being spent a year.
Egypt's biggest exports are to Iraq first, followed by Yemen, Saudi Arabia, Libya and then Sudan.(Ecomena)
August 31, 2015 - 07:00 GMT
Forty percent of Egypt's exports are destined for Libya and Iraq; is the Islamic State imposing fees on Egyptian goods?