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During the first 10 months of this year Jordan exported 822,000 tonnes of fruit and vegetables
December 24, 2014 - 06:02 GMT
The country’s fruit and vegetable exports during this year increased by 7 per cent, while its sheep exports increased by 15 per cent compared to last year.

December 24, 2014

Israel Police have arrested Deputy Minister of Internal Affairs Fania Kirshenbaum amongst others in a probe of suspected illegal transfers of public money to NGOs. (Image courtesy of Jerusalem Post)
13:43 GMT

Israeli Police have arrested more than 30 people in a probe of suspected illegal transfers of public money to NGOs.

DP World
08:33 GMT

DP World’s Mina Rashid port has successfully defended its title as the World’s Leading Cruise Port, for the seventh consecutive year, at the prestigious World Travel Awards 2014.

December 23, 2014

Mehleb Witnessed the Signing Ceremony
19:57 GMT

Project to provide technical and financial support to industrial facilities in line with environmental laws for pollution reduction

Hoshyar Zebari Iraqi Minister of Finance
19:37 GMT

The Iraqi cabinet Tuesday approved a 123 trillion dinar ($103 billion) draft budget for 2015 which envisions a deficit of 23 trillion dinars, Finance Minister Hoshiyar Zebari said.

Budget will be released after a special cabinet meeting
12:36 GMT

Previously, media had said the ministry was expected to make its 2015 budget statement on Monday afternoon

Marginal increase in gold market prices
11:50 GMT

Gold prices pulled away from a three-week low on Tuesday, but still remained below the $1,200 threshold as the strong U.S. dollar continued to weigh on the precious metal.

Saudi Investments in Oman
09:42 GMT

There is untapped potential for Saudi investments in Oman, officials said at the Omani-Saudi Investment and Trade Forum which began at the Bank Muscat headquarters on Monday.

Meeting between HE Ahmed Mahboob Musabih and HE Salem Muslim Samhan Al Kathiry, Manager of the Commercial Office of Sultanate of Oman in Dubai
07:11 GMT

During his visit to the Commercial Office of Sultanate of Oman in Dubai, His Excellency Ahmed Mahboob Musabih, Director of Dubai Customs, praised the development of trade cooperation with the Sultanate of Oman.

December 22, 2014

The one-trillion dollar cash pile, which only relates to companies rated by Moody’s, is predominantly held by cash-rich sectors like automotives, oil and gas and utilities (File Archive/ AFP).
18:00 GMT

The one-trillion dollar cash pile, which only relates to companies rated by Moody’s, is predominantly held by cash-rich sectors like automotives, oil and gas and utilities.

A glut of wheat for the throngs of Egyptians (Image courtesy of oregonstate.edu)
11:26 GMT

Egypt signed contracts for 240,000 tonnes of French wheat and 60,000 tonnes of Russian wheat, at an average price of $273.94 per tonne to be delivered in January, the minister of supply and internal trade, Khaled Hanafi, said Sunday.

DP World and Al Khaleej Sugar recieve Largest Sugar Vessel at Jebel Ali
05:59 GMT

Al Khaleej Sugar has celebrated the arrival of MV UBC OTTAWA , the world’s largest sugar carrying vessel to call at DP World’s flagship Jebel Ali Port.

The figure does not include the cost of services and infrastructure borne to accommodate refugees in the hosting countries.
01:51 GMT

The amount is equal to Syria’s GDP in 2007, according to the World Bank.

December 21, 2014

Citadel confirmed that aid from Gulf stated could be affected by the decline in oil prices over time.
17:43 GMT

The declining oil prices are positive for the Egyptian economy, according to a statement issued by Egypt’s Citadel (Qalaa) Holding on Thursday.

Israel has repeatedly refused to compensate Lebanon, despite the many calls by the General Assembly.
17:37 GMT

The U.N. General Assembly Friday asked Israel to pay Lebanon $856.4 million as compensation for the oil slick the Jewish state caused during the July 2006 war.

Ahmed Mahboob Musabih presented with the EA Award by Juma Al Ghaith, in presence of Buti Al Jumairi and the Award Team
08:11 GMT

Dubai Customs has earned the coveted Enterprise Architecture Award 2014, presented Forrester Research, and the Penn State University Center for Enterprise Architecture.