Recent

The route will run between Shahid Rajaee and Sohar and will carry agricultural products and perishables between the two countries. (Ana.ir)
February 07, 2016 - 10:00 GMT
The new bi-monthly shipping route is part of Iran's grand plan to build a south to north economic corridor from Oman through to Turkmenistan.
A hybrid taxi in Dubai. (Pinterest)
February 07, 2016 - 09:11 GMT
The hybrid taxi fleet was beefed up last year after 147 hybrid taxis were added to the existing cars.
Genel has received a total of $16.3M from the KRG for oil exported through a pipeline through Turkey. (Twitter)
February 07, 2016 - 08:24 GMT
The Kurdish government has sold approximately 19 million barrels since it began independent oil exports in June.
The website will also offer a ‘Click & Reserve’ In-Store Service for customers to collect online orders froom 25 stores in the region. (The Style Circle)
February 07, 2016 - 05:43 GMT
The iconic British retailer has launched an online store and home delivery in the UAE, Qatar, Oman, Bahrain and Kuwait.
Oil prices are currently hovering around $32 per barrel. (Shutterstock)
February 04, 2016 - 14:00 GMT
Despite the continuous downward spiral of oil prices, Goldman Sachs, Citigroup and a poll by Bloomberg predict a gain in prices by end year.
For the Sobha Group to make an entry into the same space represents a major tweak in strategy. (Shutterstock)
February 04, 2016 - 13:00 GMT
The luxury property developer aims to offer high quality accommodation at low prices, filling a much-needed gap in Dubai's housing market.
Egypt has been undper pressure to improve its security measures following the downing of a Russian plane in October. (Travel Daily News)
February 04, 2016 - 12:00 GMT
Two new explosive detectors will be installed at checkpoints on the road to Cairo International Airport.
About 24 percent of samples taken from the plants were found contaminated by E.coli bacteria. (Thermomed.com.tr)
February 04, 2016 - 11:00 GMT
A new study has found that the majority of the Kingdom's drinking water bottling plants do not comply with hygiene and environmental protection regulations.
The plant will push forward the green agenda and generate jobs for Bahrainis. (File photo)
February 04, 2016 - 10:28 GMT
The Solar-1 project will have an initial $2.65M investment and aims to produce 60,000 panels annually.
aid.

Reports last month suggested Barclays was looking to cut up to 1,200 jobs worldwide and shut securities operations across Asia. (HITC)
February 04, 2016 - 09:00 GMT
Barclays announced that it will close its Emaar Square offices in Downtown Dubai and cut jobs as part of a worldwide restructuring.
Lafarge Holcim workers overlooking their cement plant in Jordan. (Lafarge Holcim)
February 04, 2016 - 08:00 GMT
Lafarge Jordan awaits approval on a proposed plan to develop the site of cement factory site into a green residential scheme.
The new Recognised Membership application process will help bring the markets of Egypt and the UAE closer together. (AFP/File)
February 04, 2016 - 07:00 GMT
Dubai's stock exchange has streamlined the membership process to facilitate Egyptian brokerages' easier participation.
The Charter will also inform a new draft law which would protect online media outlets and their employees. (Wikimedia Commons)
February 04, 2016 - 06:00 GMT
Over a dozen news websites have signed a Charter of Honor for Electronic Websites, in an attempt to set principles governing electronic media in Lebanon.
There are 2.1 million children out of school in Syria and 700,000 in neighboring countries. (File photo)
February 04, 2016 - 05:06 GMT
UNICEF is coordinating the appeal on behalf of four million Syrian children whose learning has been disrupted by five years of war.
The US will spend some $1.8 billion for smart weaponry in the war against Daesh. (File photo)
February 03, 2016 - 14:30 GMT
The Pentagon has announced that it is increasing funding for the war against Daesh by more than 50 percent.
Al-Sisi met with Russia's minister of industry and trade to discuss strengthening economic cooperation between the two countries. (AFP/File)
February 03, 2016 - 14:00 GMT
The commission aims to establilsh a Russian industrial zone as well as stronger bilateral relations between Russia and Egypt.