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Electric cars are being used by the Prime Minister, lower house speaker and Senate president, among others. (City Lab)
August 02, 2015 - 09:02 GMT
The initiative follows the planned replacement of 300 city taxis with hybrid vehicles.
OPEC said price volatility and oversupply was damaging the market. (AFP/File)
August 01, 2015 - 13:11 GMT
OPEC said price volatility and oversupply was damaging the market.
The US has given the World Food Program $65 million for Middle Eastern countries struggling to support Syrian refugees. (AFP/File)
August 01, 2015 - 12:48 GMT
The US has given the World Food Program $65 million for Middle Eastern countries struggling to support Syrian refugees.
The airport had more than two million passengers in one month alone. (AFP/File)
August 01, 2015 - 10:56 GMT
The airport had more than two million passengers in one month alone.
Oil production in northern Iraq continues without disruption. (AFP/File)
August 01, 2015 - 10:14 GMT
Oil production in northern Iraq continues without disruption.
The government plans to raise electricity prices for mid-to-high household usage by an average of 19 percent. (AFP/File)
July 31, 2015 - 07:30 GMT
The government plans to raise electricity prices for mid-to-high household usage by an average of 19 percent.
The Ministry of Economy said the revised fuel prices in the UAE will not have an impact on the price of consumer goods. (AFP/File)
July 30, 2015 - 11:50 GMT
The Ministry of Economy said the revised fuel prices in the UAE will not have an impact on the price of consumer goods.
Small businesses have been severely hit by the pile-up as fewer customers enter the establishments. (AFP/File)
July 30, 2015 - 11:27 GMT
Small businesses have been severely hit by the pile-up as fewer customers enter the establishments.
Iranian Khodro and German Mercedes-Benz will sign a deal soon for production of cars, Iran's auto manufacturer said.
July 30, 2015 - 09:17 GMT
Iranian Khodro and German Mercedes-Benz will sign a deal soon for production of cars, Iran's auto manufacturer said.
The Lebanese government hopes to enroll 200,000 Syrian students in public schools this year, nearly double the number of last year. (AFP/File)
July 30, 2015 - 06:34 GMT
The Lebanese government hopes to enroll 200,000 Syrian students in public schools this year, nearly double the number of last year.
The country would raise tourism revenues to $26 billion with double the visitors. (AFP/File)
July 29, 2015 - 21:46 GMT
The country would raise tourism revenues to $26 billion.