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UNIDO Headquarters in the Vienna International Center, Austria. (UNIDO)
September 02, 2015 - 07:00 GMT
The Global Manufacturing and Industrialisation Summit, to be held in partnership with the United Nations Industrial Development Organization, will be held in late 2016 in Abu Dhabi.
Lebanon was the seventh largest source of greenfield FDI projects among 19 Arab countries, behind the UAE. (File photo)
September 02, 2015 - 06:00 GMT
Lebanese investors have put $7.2 billion in outward greenfield foreign direct investment (FDI) between January 2003 and May 2015, according to a report by fDi Markets.
HH Emir of Qatar Sheikh Hamad bin Khalifa Al-Thani, HH Sheikha Mozah bint Nasser Al Missned and Sepp Blatter celebrate Qatar's winning bid to host the FIFA World Cup in 2022.  (EPA)
September 02, 2015 - 04:43 GMT
New agreement comes amid heavy international criticism for migrant labor abuse and stalled legal reforms.
Dubai plans to reduce its energy consumption by 30 percent in five years. (AFP/File)
September 01, 2015 - 14:08 GMT
Dubai plans to reduce its energy consumption by 30 percent in five years.
OPEC said Iran created a list of 50 oil and gas projects worth $185 billion to start developing this year. (AFP/File)
September 01, 2015 - 13:20 GMT
Iran is planning its return to the global energy stage with a bang.
Leviathan gas field in Israel. (AFP/File)
September 01, 2015 - 12:30 GMT
The delay came one day after news broke on the discovery of a natural gas field in Egypt.
Austrian teens Samra (17) and Sabina (15) travelled to Syria to become jihadi brides and were desperate to return home a few months later. (File photo)
September 01, 2015 - 09:00 GMT
The International Organisation for Child Protection said that the move would help protect children from joining armed conflicts abroad.
Eni's discovery in the Zohr field could become one of the world's largest natural gas finds. (Shutterstock)
September 01, 2015 - 08:00 GMT
Fears that Islamist militants will derail the development of largest ever gas discovery in Egypt's Mediterranean, after offices of Italian firm Eni suffer damage from bombing.
Oman hopes to receive gas from Iran through a separate pipeline that has yet to be built. (Shutterstock)
September 01, 2015 - 07:00 GMT
Possible shift follows rising levels of domestic consumption of liquefied natural gas and shrinking exports.
Fears abound that the ruble will continue to drop due to close links with oil prices. (Fb.ru)
September 01, 2015 - 06:02 GMT
The weakening ruble has had a tangible impact on Russian tourists in the GCC.
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.