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August 1, 2016

The Careem application. (Careem)
12:00 GMT
A new partnership between Careem and Daman ActiveLife will offer discounts to ridesr headed to ActiveLife event venues.

July 31, 2016

Apples are serious business in Lebanon. (Shutterstock)
16:00 GMT
After 70% of Lebanese apple crops failed this season, farmers are calling on the government for agricultural support and reform.
Air travel is growing rapidly in the Middle East. (Shutterstock)
15:00 GMT
Air travel in the Middle East is increasingly exponentially - and with it, the demand for aviation jobs.

July 27, 2016

Tunisia and Morocco are building their economic partnership. (Al Bawaba)
12:00 GMT
Member from Morocco's Chamber of Commerce met with counterparts in Tunisia to discuss trade and ties.
Ski Dubai, visible from the new Aspen Chalets. (AFP/File)
06:00 GMT
The Kempinski Hotel Mall of the Emirates debuted family-sized ski-chalet themed rooms with views of Ski Dubai.
As inflation rises, the value of Egyptian currency decreases. (Shutterstock)
05:00 GMT
Egypt's high inflation rate is only expected to climb in upcoming months.

July 25, 2016

Riyadh is one of three cities in Saudi in which only nationals can buy property. (AFP/File)
08:00 GMT
The council upheld the decision that only Saudi nationals can own property in the two holy cities and country's capital.
Solar energy is one form of renewable energy that could bring millions to Egypt's economy. (Shutterstock)
05:00 GMT
Italian renewable energy projects in Egypt are seeking compensation for unhappy investors.

July 24, 2016

Fethullah Gulen, currently in the US. (AFP/File)
14:00 GMT
Turkey will shut down over 2,000 businesses that have links to US-based Fethullah Gulen.
Dubai is seeing exponential growth in foreigners owning property in the emirate. (AFP/File)
13:00 GMT
Saudis and Jordanians are the top Arab buyers in the Dubai property market.
All Dubai residents must have health insurance by the end of 2016. (Shutterstock)
10:00 GMT
A special annual health insurance package is available for Dubai residents, who must have some health insurance coverage by the end of the year.
The World Bank is offering a series of loans to Jordan. (AFP/File)
08:00 GMT
The World Bank is offering Jordan $1.4B to address health, education, and employment needs of Syrian refugees.
HSBC Switzerland is at the center of an international, multi-billion-dollar scandal. (AFP/File)
07:00 GMT
Yasser Mallawany, an Egyptian businessman with connections to the Mubarak family, may be the "ringleader" in a HSBC banking scandal with $3.5B USD at stake.
Government services are moving online to better understand big data. (Shutterstock)
06:00 GMT
Middle Eastern governments are increasingly providing online services in order to collect and learn from citizens' data.

July 21, 2016

Prime Minister Hani Mulki attends the signing of a deal between Jordan and the EU on simplifying the rules of origin. (Photo courtesy of EU mission)
08:02 GMT
The major provision that is expected to make a difference is that the Europeans have allowed made-in-Jordan products to include more than 70 per cent of production inputs from non-local materials.