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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.

April 28, 2016

Teenagers will enter a world with uncertain career paths and high costs of living and need all the financial advice they can get.  (Shutterstock)
11:27 GMT
If the next generation could learn from your financial mistakes, what would you tell them?
If this your first Skype interview, it would do you good to do a mock interview with a friend. (Shutterstock)
07:29 GMT
With online interviews becoming increasingly common, be aware of the extra preparation needed beforehand.

April 20, 2016

Mayor of London Boris Johnson (L) watches during the unveiling of a replica of Palmyra's Arch of Triumph in Trafalgar Square, central London, on April 19, 2016 (AFP/Justin Tallis)
07:12 GMT
Palmyra's Triumphal Arch, destroyed by Daesh, has been reproduced with 3D printing and carving technologies by the Institute for Digital Archaeology and unveiled in London.

April 5, 2016

Ensure you are not overpaying for coverage you may not need, and read the fine print. (Shutterstock)
11:37 GMT
When it comes to buying insurance, make sure you are comparing like with like as the price you pay is not always an indication of quality of service or coverage.

March 31, 2016

It is easy to form a bond with colleagues over the ruthless world of work. (Shutterstock)
11:07 GMT
We often spend more time with colleagues than with our family, but maintaining friendships at the office can be tricky.
Passengers will also be able to chat with KLM support staff right inside the Messenger. (Leadr)
10:49 GMT
KLM is the first airline to use the app, which allows passengers to receive all travel information digitally, including the boarding pass.