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Saudi Dur Hospitality will be investing in 20 hotels and six residential complexes over the next seven years. (AFP/File)
June 01, 2015 - 20:24 GMT
Saudi Dur Hospitality will be investing in 20 hotels and six residential complexes over the next seven years.
Soldiers man mobile launchers of the US-made TOW anti-tank missiles during a drill held in the northern Taoyuan county on April 18, 2012. (AFP/Mandy Cheng)
June 01, 2015 - 16:05 GMT
A shipment of weapons pledged to the army arrived Monday at Beirut's airport.
Iran and China have agreed on a new arrangement for crude oil payments. (AFP/File)
June 01, 2015 - 15:52 GMT
Iran and China have agreed on a new arrangement for crude oil payments.
The UAE is gearing up for the Dubai World Expo, forecasting 20 million visitors a year by the time of the event in 2020. (apexluxurycarhire.com)
June 01, 2015 - 15:36 GMT
The UAE is gearing up for the Dubai World Expo, forecasting 20 million visitors a year by the time of the event in 2020.
Egypt signed an exploration worth $2 billion with Italian company Eni for four years of exploration activities in the Sinai and Nile Delta regions. (AFP/File)
June 01, 2015 - 15:29 GMT
Egypt signed an exploration deal $2 billion with Italian company Eni for four years of exploration activities in the Sinai and Nile Delta regions.
Nuclear and renewable energy are not subject to the same price fluctuations as fossil fuels. (Shutterstock)
June 01, 2015 - 14:00 GMT
US-based Westinghouse Electric looks to create regional hub in Abu Dhabi as Barakah nuclear power plant is scheduled to become operational in 2017.
The report found that many ME countries lack basic strategies for encouraging healthy behavior at work. (Shutterstock)
June 01, 2015 - 13:00 GMT
Stress at work may be a global issue, but it is one that's largely hidden in the Middle East, according to a recent study.
Jordan and the US on Sunday signed a third sovereign bond guarantee loan agreement to raise $1.5 billion this month on global financial markets. (Shutterstock)
June 01, 2015 - 12:00 GMT
Jordan and the US on Sunday signed a third sovereign bond guarantee loan agreement to raise $1.5 billion this month on global financial markets.
Israel's blockade on the strip caused a 50 percent decrease of Gaza's GDP, the World Bank said. (AFP/Thomas Coex)
June 01, 2015 - 11:13 GMT
Israel's blockade on the strip caused a 50 percent decrease of Gaza's GDP, the World Bank said.
Once businesses improve accountability and governance, they will be even more attractive to international investors. (Shutterstock)
June 01, 2015 - 08:45 GMT
The private equity market in the Middle East has matured in the last five years, but there is still work to do to attract overseas private equity firms.
There are no signs of improvement in demand from Asia. (Pixabay)
June 01, 2015 - 07:00 GMT
Slowdown in Asia's imports and exports will have a trickle-down impact on GCC revenues.