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8 حزيران/يونيو 2014

“This is the Kingdom’s duty based on our religion, ethics and the joint destiny of the two countries,” said the king, who is vacationing in the Moroccan city of Casablanca.
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On Tuesday, King Abdullah called for a “Friends of Egypt” conference, which would raise funds for the country to weather its current economic crisis.

High-ranking business leaders and travel and tourism experts welcomed the proposal.
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“After spending a week in Saudi Arabia, they can go to Oman, Bahrain, or the UAE with the same visa."

Abu Dhabi has been seeing a boom in tourism in recent months, with occupancy levels in the emirate’s hotels reaching 71 per cent in 2013.
03:55 بتوقيت جرينتش

The beach resort will include a 295-room low-rise hotel in addition to a spa, meeting rooms and 11 villas.

5 حزيران/يونيو 2014

The Ministry of Haj has warned local Haj companies against running exaggerated advertising campaigns and to refrain from using language that seemingly promotes special or VIP services.
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The ministry has also banned companies from publishing photos of scholars on their print advertising campaigns to lure potential Hajis (pilgrims) to sign up with them, Makkah daily reported.

The embassy called on service seekers to book an appointment in advance to submit the required documents to the centers through website http://www.vfstasheel.com
12:18 بتوقيت جرينتش

Saudi Embassy in Egypt announced that it has decided to start issuing visas to visit the Kingdom through three regulatory stages, reported the Saudi Press Agency on Wednesday.

Housing Minister Uri Ariel said after the tenders were published, "This step is the appropriate Zionist response to the Palestinian terror government. I believe this round of marketing is just the beginning."
12:06 بتوقيت جرينتش

After months of a construction freeze over the green line, the Ministry of Construction and Housing has published tenders for 1,500 new homes in Judea, Samaria and Jerusalem.

 Ibrahim Saif said that Kim’s visit “sheds light on the repercussions of the refugee crisis on the Jordanian economy”.
11:59 بتوقيت جرينتش

Harper described Jordan’s response to the refugee challenges as a “model” for the entire world.

Although the launch of the iPhone 6 is not even official as yet, a recent survey by US-based 451 Research’s ChangeWave found heightened interest for the new device in the market.
05:29 بتوقيت جرينتش

Apple’s new smartphones are among the awaited devices in the market, and despite the US company’s notorious secrecy, the internet is awash with rumours about its next generation smartphone, the iPhone 6.

The ministry has warned that violators of the ban will be fined Dhs15,000 if they are found forcing labourers to work under direct sunlight.
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Workers will be restricted from carrying out any work under direct sunlight from 12.30 pm to 3pm during this period

4 حزيران/يونيو 2014

The fund forms a radical solution for the financial decline that the tourism sector has experienced over the past 20 years, which worsened sharply throughout the past 3 years.
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The federation established the fund at a minimum value of $1bn in its first phase, which will increase to $5bn throughout coming phases.

“Jordan was importing 60% of its needs from Syria, but this has now stopped because of the unrest in Syria,” added Abdullah.
10:46 بتوقيت جرينتش

Commercial shipping lines between Egypt and Jordan are not sufficient for developing and increasing the volume of commercial trade, said Mohammad Abdullah.

“Now we’re updating our 10-year business plan and amending our route structure fleet,” Al Majali said.
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Former chief executive executive, Amer Hadidi, stepped down in April after losses continued to hurt the airline, said Al Majali.

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LinkedIn was also able to track the leading source countries for talent coming into the UAE and the countries to which talent was migrating, as well as the UAE industry sectors that gained the most
17:48 بتوقيت جرينتش

The UAE has attracted more professional talent as a percentage of its workforce than countries such as Canada, Brazil, Switzerland, Saudi Arabia, South Africa, India, Singapore and Australia.

The report said that support from the GCC has allowed the government to put off “difficult choices” and operate in with a “muddle through” fiscal strategy until the first half of 2015.
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Egypt’s fiscal deficit is set to “remain firmly in double digits” with inflation easing in 2014, a Citibank report published in May has said.

He said the ministry has approved 53 companies providing Haj services at reduced rates out of 116 which applied for accreditation. “
13:56 بتوقيت جرينتش

The Haj Ministry has asked Saudis and expatriates wishing to perform low-cost Haj this year to register their names at its website, which has been created specially for this purpose.