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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.
Thailand welcomed about 650,000 Middle Eastern visitors in 2014. (AFP/File)
June 29, 2015 - 19:13 GMT
Thailand welcomed about 650,000 Middle Eastern visitors in 2014.
The Institute for Economics and Peace said dealing with Egypt's levels of violence cost the nation $62.5 billion in 2014. (AFP/File)
June 29, 2015 - 16:48 GMT
The Institute for Economics and Peace said dealing with Egypt's levels of violence cost the nation $62.5 billion in 2014.
Delegates attend a signing ceremony of the Asian Infrastructure Investment Bank at the Great Hall of the People in Beijing. (AFP/Takaki Yajima)
June 29, 2015 - 16:37 GMT
Nine nations in the Middle East are founding members of the Asian Infrastructure Investment Bank.
Recent cases include busting a fake recruitment agency, money fraud, and manipulation of university degree certificates. (Shutterstock)
June 29, 2015 - 10:23 GMT
Dubai Police are increasingly tackling sophisticated technology-assisted crimes.
The Nabatean site of Madain Saleh in Tabuk became Saudi Arabia's first UNESCO World Heritage site. (The Culture Trip)
June 29, 2015 - 09:39 GMT
The Umrah Plus program will allow foreign pilgrims to visit Saudi's tourist destinations beyond Mecca, Madinah and Jeddah.
Lebanon and Israel are disputing a maritime zone of 854 square km with suspected energy reserves potentially worth billions of dollars. (Shutterstock)
June 29, 2015 - 08:51 GMT
US Dept of State official to mediate talks between Lebanon and Israel over disputed maritime zone and exploration of lucrative energy reserves.
Saudi seeks to finance slaughterhouses and access to Hungary's $130B food market. (Pixabay)
June 29, 2015 - 08:04 GMT
Prince Al Waleed bin Talal has visited Hungary to strengthen partnership and investments between the two countries.
Palestinians walking through Damascus Gate in Jerusalem. (AFP/Menahem Kahana)
June 28, 2015 - 18:43 GMT
Palestinian ambassador to Qatar confirms that up to 20,000 Palestinians are expected to take up more specialised jobs in Qatar, such as in education.
The traditional Silk Route extended 4000km across an extensive transcontinental network. (Wikimedia Commons)
June 28, 2015 - 18:42 GMT
Egypt officially joins the trade union as part of comprehensive strategic partnership agreement that includes some $500M of Chinese investment in Egypt.