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Completion of the Riyadh Airport expansion is planned for May 2019. Interior of Riyadh's domestic terminal. (Panoramio)
July 01, 2015 - 08:00 GMT
The construction group will construct new terminal lounges, renovate existing terminals as well as install of internal systems.
US airlines have accused three Gulf carriers of receiving $43B in subsidies over a decade. (Twitter)
July 01, 2015 - 05:00 GMT
Emirates President Tim Clark calls out the US carriers' methods of discrediting Emirates as 'surprising and repugnant'.
Etihad and Australia have had a commercial partnership since 2012. (Twitter)
June 30, 2015 - 15:01 GMT
The Abu Dhabi based carrier is extending its three year marketing deal to promote Australia within Europe in cooperation with its partner airlines.
Flydubai chief Ghaith al-Ghaith stands next to the government-owned low-cost carrier on Nov. 14, 2011, at the Dubai Airshow. (AFP/Karim Sahib)
June 30, 2015 - 15:00 GMT
Flydubai may be the second or third airline to get deliveries of the new aircraft after Southwest.
International tourists in Sousse gather around a memorial for the slain. (AFP/Fethi Nasri)
June 30, 2015 - 11:18 GMT
The massacre of foreign tourists in Sousse was a calculated attempt to destroy the biggest revenue earner and source of employment in Tunisia.
The tourism minister remained cautiously optimistic, recognising that the political impasse and the Syrian conflict threaten Lebanon's stability. (Shutterstock)
June 30, 2015 - 11:04 GMT
The country has witnessed a 25 percent increase in tourist numbers over the last nine months, in spite of recent attacks.
The Omagine Project will incorporate cultural, heritage, entertainment and residential components. Yiti Beach, Muscat. (Shutterstock)
June 30, 2015 - 10:41 GMT
The ambitious complex will cover one million square meters of beachfront west of Muscat.
Partner Communications will cease to use the Orange name within 24 months, the companies announced Tuesday. (AFP/Thomas Coex)
June 30, 2015 - 10:12 GMT
Partner Communications will cease to use the Orange name within 24 months, the companies announced Tuesday.
French Foreign Minister Laurent Fabius walks with others during a break in a meeting with world powers seeking to pin down a nuclear deal with Iran at the Beau Rivage Palace Hotel, on March 31, 2015 in Lausanne. (AFP/Brendan Smialowski)
June 30, 2015 - 08:03 GMT
France is ready to travel to Tehran in the event of a signed nuclear agreement with the US.
The anti-BDS law was part of a deal with Asian states known as the Trans-Pacific Partnership. (AFP/File)
June 30, 2015 - 07:35 GMT
The bipartisan bill conditions any free trade agreement with the European Union on its rejection of the boycott, divestment and sanctions movement (BDS).
Each plant in Upper Egypt is expected to generate 143 GWh per year. (AFP/Abdelhak Senna)
June 29, 2015 - 20:56 GMT
Each plant in Upper Egypt is expected to generate 143 GWh per year.