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Major terror attacks have had variable degrees of impact on stock markets worldwide. (File photo)
March 26, 2017 - 19:00 GMT
Analysts expect that global markets will continue in their fluctuating performance with a tendency to decline, after the British parliament attack.
Real estate remains a major pillar of Lebanon’s economy. (File photo)
March 26, 2017 - 18:00 GMT
A study said the demand for real estate in Lebanon showed some improvement in 2016 compared to 2015.
The UAE has taken precautionary measures on imported food products from Brazil. (Shutterstock)
March 26, 2017 - 17:00 GMT
New restrictions on the import of Brazilian meat will have major impact on the UAE food industry.
Quriyat, Oman. (Shutterstock)
March 26, 2017 - 16:00 GMT
Oman will soon have a multimillion-dollar integrated tourism complex along the eastern coast of Quriyat.
Al-Abdali area in Amman. (Shutterstock)
March 26, 2017 - 14:59 GMT
Amman ranked most expensive Arab city to live in, according to the Worldwide Cost of Living Report 2017.
Doha, Qatar. (File photo)
March 26, 2017 - 14:08 GMT
The introduction of a 5 percent value-added tax (VAT) in GCC countries will have a marginal effect on inflation, according to a new report.
Emaar Malls is the shopping center unit of Dubai’s biggest publicly traded property developer. (File photo)
March 26, 2017 - 13:30 GMT
Dubai's Emaar Malls made a bid for online retailer Souq.com seeking to challenge an existing offer from Amazon.
Expats are advised to secure their own retirement as early as possible. (Pexels)
March 26, 2017 - 12:00 GMT
Nearly 70 percent of expats in the GCC do not have any form of pension or guaranteed savings.
Qatar, like other Gulf countries, has been seeking efficiency savings due to lower revenues from hydrocarbons. (Pixabay)
March 26, 2017 - 11:03 GMT
Qatar Foundation, the state-owned non-profit, will soon lay off around 800 staff, according to reports.
The Uber app. (File photo)
March 26, 2017 - 10:40 GMT
Non-Saudi drivers working for app-based ride-sharing services will be penalized as part of moves to saudize the Kingdom’s transportation sector.
Abu Dhabi's Waha Capital reaps the fruits of its diversification strategy. (File photo)
March 26, 2017 - 10:23 GMT
The shareholders of Waha Capital approved a 20 percent cash dividend for eligible shares at its annual general meeting, held on Wednesday.
Qatar goes dark and green for Earth Hour. (Shutterstock)
March 26, 2017 - 08:54 GMT
On the occasion of “Earth Hour”, Qatar released data related to its domestic and industrial consumption of electricity.
Costing QR6.5 billion, Doha Festival City is set to be among the largest malls in the GCC when it opens in April. (Shutterstock)
March 23, 2017 - 17:40 GMT
Qatar over the years has not only become a tourist destination but also a shopping haven.
The Islamic, or halal, food industry is valued at about $2 trillion a year. (File photo)
March 23, 2017 - 17:06 GMT
Oman has several advantages in attracting investment in Sharia-compliant industries, including halal food.
Saudi Arabia's beef imports from Brazil were 28,676 tonnes in the period from February 2016 through January 2017. (Shutterstock)
March 23, 2017 - 16:48 GMT
Saudi Arabia has halted chicken and beef imports from four Brazilian companies for safety measures.
Along with drivers, now even passengers will face fines for failing to wear seat belts. (Shutterstock)
March 23, 2017 - 14:58 GMT
The UAE government this week introduced new amendments to federal traffic laws, in a bid to make the country's roads safer.