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A four-day campaign in the country started Monday to raise awareness about the dangers of electricity theft. (AFP/File)
July 07, 2015 - 12:13 GMT
A four-day campaign in the country started Monday to raise awareness about the dangers of electricity theft.
A Chinese tourist from Hong Kong looks at the columns of the ancient Persian city of Persepolis near Shiraz in southern Iran. (AFP/Behrouz Mehri)
July 07, 2015 - 12:04 GMT
The World Travel and Tourism Council put the value of Iran's tourism industry at about $7.8 billion in a recent report.
The country's third quarter of the fiscal year saw a significant decline in foreign debt. (Shutterstock)
July 07, 2015 - 11:30 GMT
The country's third quarter of the fiscal year saw a significant decline in debt.
Protesters wave Palestinian flags during a demonstration on July 23, 2014 in front of the Invalides in Paris, to denounce Israel's military campaign in Gaza and to show their support to the Palestinian people. (AFP/Kenzo Tribouillard)
July 07, 2015 - 11:16 GMT
Thousands of Israeli employees could lose their jobs if the country is subject to a full international boycott.
Cuba’s new foreign investment law allows 100 percent foreign ownership and offers substantial tax breaks. (Trip Advisor)
July 07, 2015 - 07:31 GMT
Lebanese businesses seek to capitalize on the relaxed US embargo and new investment laws on foreign investment in Cuba.
Egypt is trying to attract investments to repair an economy battered by years of political turmoil.  (Twitter)
July 07, 2015 - 05:00 GMT
The EGX closed at its lowest in over a year on Monday.
In the UAE and Qatar, nationals constitute only 1 per cent of the workforce in the private sector. (Shutterstock)
July 06, 2015 - 17:04 GMT
Private sector employers are struggling to find suitable national staff due to high salary expectations of youth and lack of suitable skills.
The crisis in Greece spells bad news for already low oil prices. (Shutterstock)
July 06, 2015 - 16:43 GMT
The price of the global benchmark fell to $58.80 on Monday.
The State Departments comments were the first time that the administration had publicly responded to the controversial amendment. Netanyahu, Obama, and Abbas.  (AFP/File photo)
July 06, 2015 - 16:34 GMT
New US policy distinguishes between 'Israel' and 'Israeli-controlled territories' and reiterates that it does not pursue policies that would legitimize Israeli settlements beyond the 1967 lines.
The growth experienced in the GCC market was mainly due to a strong push from up-and-coming vendors. (Pixabay)
July 06, 2015 - 16:03 GMT
The GCC smartphone market grew 21 per cent year-on-year in volume terms during the first quarter, with Saudi Arabia consuming over 50 percent of volume.
The airline announced plans to start operating regular flights between Amman and Tabuk by July 15. (AFP/File)
July 06, 2015 - 13:26 GMT
The airline announced plans to start operating regular flights between Amman and Tabuk by July 15.