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Aerial view of Hamad International Airport. (Construction Week Online)
February 08, 2016 - 08:00 GMT
New tenders include phase one of a $15B passenger and freight network and an estimated $2B expansion of Hamad International Airport.
 Israeli security forces advancing on the village of Qabatiya, near the West Bank town of Jenin on February 6, 2016. (AFP/Jaafar Ashtiyeh)
February 08, 2016 - 07:00 GMT
The move follows deadly clashes in the West Bank village last week.
The French shipment in December was rejected for containing high levels of ergot fungus. (Pixabay)
February 08, 2016 - 06:00 GMT
Egypt's rejection of a 63,000-tonne shipment of French wheat has caused confusion among international suppliers regarding import standards.
Environmentalists want Jordan's lawmakers to understand the link between economics and the environment. (Wikimapia)
February 08, 2016 - 05:19 GMT
Conservationists in Jordan are calling on Parliamentarians to put the environment on their agenda.
The Arabian oryx can be found in the Empty Quarter. (Twitter)
February 07, 2016 - 14:30 GMT
The Saudi Commission for Tourism and National Heritage and the Saudi Wildlife Authority plan 20 ecotourism camps in the Empty Quarter (Rub’ Al Khali).
The Commercial Bank of Qatar earned a net profit of 1.45B riyals, compared to a profit of 1.94B riyals in 2015.  (Shutterstock/Philip Lange)
February 07, 2016 - 14:23 GMT
Banking sector profitability will be hit by slowdowns in lending, limited earnings growth, and squeeze liquidity.
The dam is scheduled to be completed in 2017. (Twitter)
February 07, 2016 - 14:07 GMT
The on again, off again discussions between Egypt, Sudan and Ethiopia resume in Khartoum to debate the technical reports from two French firms.
Passenger demand was boosted by lower airfares in 2015. (Twitter)
February 07, 2016 - 13:12 GMT
The International Air Transport Association (IATA) reports that the Middle East airlines carried the highest percentage of international travelers in 2015.
Non-OPEC suppliers such a the US and Brazil rely on break-even costs above current prices. (Shutterstock)
February 07, 2016 - 12:42 GMT
A new Bank of America Merrill Lynch report suggests that OPEC will have to increase production considerably to keep up with lower outputs from non-cartel producers.
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February 07, 2016 - 11:50 GMT
With phone call rates among the highest in the world, Saudis and expats are rejoicing over the lifting of the ban on calls over the internet-based messenging service.
The route will run between Shahid Rajaee and Sohar and will carry agricultural products and perishables between the two countries. (Ana.ir)
February 07, 2016 - 10:00 GMT
The new bi-monthly shipping route is part of Iran's grand plan to build a south to north economic corridor from Oman through to Turkmenistan.
A hybrid taxi in Dubai. (Pinterest)
February 07, 2016 - 09:11 GMT
The hybrid taxi fleet was beefed up last year after 147 hybrid taxis were added to the existing cars.
Genel has received a total of $16.3M from the KRG for oil exported through a pipeline through Turkey. (Twitter)
February 07, 2016 - 08:24 GMT
The Kurdish government has sold approximately 19 million barrels since it began independent oil exports in June.
The website will also offer a ‘Click & Reserve’ In-Store Service for customers to collect online orders froom 25 stores in the region. (The Style Circle)
February 07, 2016 - 05:43 GMT
The iconic British retailer has launched an online store and home delivery in the UAE, Qatar, Oman, Bahrain and Kuwait.
Oil prices are currently hovering around $32 per barrel. (Shutterstock)
February 04, 2016 - 14:00 GMT
Despite the continuous downward spiral of oil prices, Goldman Sachs, Citigroup and a poll by Bloomberg predict a gain in prices by end year.
For the Sobha Group to make an entry into the same space represents a major tweak in strategy. (Shutterstock)
February 04, 2016 - 13:00 GMT
The luxury property developer aims to offer high quality accommodation at low prices, filling a much-needed gap in Dubai's housing market.