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The meeting will discuss the follow-up to the decisions of the 45th meeting of the Council (AFP/File).
May 04, 2015 - 14:15 GMT
The Council of Federation's Chambers of Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC) for Arab States will hold a meeting in the Omani capital, Muscat next Sunday in the presence of the heads and members of boards of directors of GCC Chambers.
Lebanon is the eighth most expensive destination for sending $500 from the US among 30 countries with available data. (Pixabay)
May 04, 2015 - 08:39 GMT
The cost of sending $500 in remittances from the United States to Lebanon reached 5.29 percent in the first quarter of 2015, increasing from 5.26 percent in the fourth quarter of 2014, according to the World Bank.
The railway project is due to start in early 2016 and will include 12 stations. (AFP/File)
May 04, 2015 - 08:33 GMT
Egypt and Canada will join forces to build a $1.5 billion railway link through Cairo and Giza via a loan to be paid over the course of 14 years.
The emirate is on track to welcome 20 million visitors by the start of the next decade. (Pixabay)
May 04, 2015 - 08:14 GMT
Dubai welcomed a total of 13.2 million international overnight visitors in 2014, according to latest data issued ahead of Arabian Travel Market starting today.
Jordanian security forces stand near the Nasib border crossing in Syria following clashes. (AFP/File)
May 04, 2015 - 07:57 GMT
Millions of dollars worth of goods remain stranded in Lebanon due to the Syria-Jordan border attack in April, putting a strain on the exports market in the region.
The drop in price was instigated by news that Iraq's oil exports climbed to 3.077 million barrels per day in April. (AFP/File)
May 04, 2015 - 07:34 GMT
Oil prices have dropped during weekend trading in Iraq by 32 cents to $66.46 a barrel.
Mövenpick is one of the world's leading hoteliers. (Sunstar)
May 04, 2015 - 06:48 GMT
Leading Swiss hotel and resort firm Mövenpick announced the opening of a second branch in the Saudi capital of Riyadh along with Morocco's Marrakech.
The 750-room beach resort will be built in Deira Islands. (Nakheel)
May 04, 2015 - 06:10 GMT
Super developer Nakheel will partner up with Spain's RIU Hotels & Resorts to build a luxury 750-room beachfront resort at Deira Islands.
The GCC Allowances and Benefits Survey was based on 90 companies across different sectors. (Shutterstock)
May 03, 2015 - 15:00 GMT
Employee allowances and benefits have risen in the GCC, according to a report by Aon Hewitt.
A floating power plant from Turkey. (Maritime-executive.com)
May 03, 2015 - 09:46 GMT
Plans are underway for Arab Energy to purchase Egypt's first floating power plant, to help alleviate the energy shortages in the country.
The JVFU accuse Israel of deliberately starting the fires to clear grass for security reasons. (File photo)
May 03, 2015 - 09:44 GMT
The Jordan Valley Farmers Union wants to sue Israel for damage caused by wildfires.