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Cross country legal and regulatory differences are obstacles to consolidation. (Shutterstock)
May 27, 2015 - 11:51 GMT
There are significant obstacles to creating a pan-GCC stock exchange, but consolidation offers economies of scale and other benefits.
President of FIFA, Sepp Blatter, gives an interview on May 15, 2015 at the organization's headquarters in Zurich. (AFP/Fabrice Coffrini)
May 27, 2015 - 11:49 GMT
Top officials from world soccer's governing body were arrested on US corruption charges Wednesday.
Flights were canceled Tuesday morning from Libya's three main airports after ground staff began strikes for not getting paid. (Twitter)
May 27, 2015 - 11:12 GMT
Flights were canceled Tuesday morning from Libya's three main airports after ground staff began strikes for not getting paid.
Developers claim that there is little demand for luxury apartments in Beirut. (Shutterstock)
May 27, 2015 - 08:04 GMT
Vacant properties worth $480m are a symptom of Beirut's stagnating real estate sector.
Orange Jordan's 4G services will be nationwide by the end of the year.
May 27, 2015 - 08:00 GMT
Orange Jordan's 4G services will be nationwide by the end of the year.
Egypt has chosen banks to handle its return to the international bond market after a gap of five years. (Shutterstock)
May 27, 2015 - 05:00 GMT
Egypt has chosen banks to handle its return to the international bond market after a gap of five years.
Farmers pick olives from their trees in Ajlun during the harvest season. (AFP/File)
May 27, 2015 - 03:16 GMT
The six-year initiative aims to support more efficient agricultural services in areas classified as "poverty pockets."
The UAE government is seeking a world-class health system within six years.
May 27, 2015 - 02:50 GMT
The UAE government is seeking a world-class health system within six years.
The cotton crop harvested in provincial farms has increased by five to seven times, an Iranian official said. (Shutterstock)
May 27, 2015 - 02:42 GMT
The cotton crop harvested in provincial farms has increased by five to seven times, an Iranian official said.
China's Silk Road makes the Asian partner essential for many traders in the Middle East. (AFP/File)
May 27, 2015 - 02:35 GMT
The country hopes to enhance trade relations with China, a top partner over the past two years.
The first shipment of Qatar's liquefied natural gas arrived in Aqaba Port earlier this week. (AFP/File)
May 26, 2015 - 20:32 GMT
The first shipment of Qatar's liquefied natural gas arrived in Aqaba Port earlier this week.