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February 10, 2016

A successful bid for Doha would require a compromise due to soaring temperatures. (Shutterstock/Lazy Llama)
11:52 GMT
Qatar wants to take advantage of all its investment in infrastructure for the 2019 and 2022 athletic events to host the 2028 Summer Olympic games.

February 9, 2016

The students were inspired by a friend's huge phobia of spiders. (Shutterstock)
11:54 GMT
Three university students think their new app can help cure your deepest fears.

January 3, 2016

Saudi Arabia's finances have been under pressure after its main source of revenue, oil, sank to the lowest level in 11 years. (File photo)
06:56 GMT
The Saudi Arabia's Tadawul will become the second Arab stock market after Dubai Financial Market (DFM) to list its shares as it announced plans for initial public offering (IPO) in 2018.

December 29, 2015

OPEC's last meeting in November ended without concrete plans to change the status quo. (File photo)
10:00 GMT
Russia's energy minister says the collapse of oil prices is due to Saudi Arabia's increase in production.
The Emirati-Chinese collaboration will research 'peaceful exploration' of outer space. (File photo)
07:00 GMT
A new memorandum of understanding between the UAE and China's space agencies will foster joint collaboration on research in space science and satellite development.

December 27, 2015

To reach the capacity of 5000 MW of renewable energies, Iran requires investment of over USD 10 billion (Image: File/Photo)
07:29 GMT
Iran has set up an aggressive growth plan to boost green energies as a key sustainability factor as part of the economic diversification goal under its sixth Development Plan, according to Frost & Sullivan.

December 15, 2015

Doha's spiral mosque, located in the Qatar Islamic Culture Center. (Shutterstock/monotoomono)
05:18 GMT
Released ahead of the Arab Strategy Forum, the new report suggests that the Arab world's economic problems are unlikely to improve next year.

December 14, 2015

The Aqaba-Eilat crossing, known as Arava on the Israeli side. (Focused Flyer)
09:05 GMT
Travelers using the Aqaba-Eilat crossing will be subject to tougher measures for entry into Jordan.

December 10, 2015

United Airlines has operated the Washington-Dubai route for seven years. (Travel News)
14:00 GMT
The US carrier claims that 'unfair subsidies' for Emirates and Etihad has made the Washington-Dubai route less profitable.
Damac's CEO Hussain Sajwani, Donald Trump and daughter Ivanka Trump at Trump International Golf Course, Dubai. (Twitter)
07:12 GMT
UAE-based Damac Properties and Al Tayer Group to continue partnerships with Donald Trump, despite the presidential candidate's derogatory remarks about Muslims.

December 9, 2015

YouTube views in MENA have grown at its fastest rate in two years. (YouTube screenshot)
15:28 GMT
These are the videos that ten million cumulative subscribers in the Arab world watched this year. Yes, really.

November 26, 2015

Etihad Airways placed ninth on the list of the most in demand employers in MENA. (Etihad)
09:00 GMT
A new survey by the professional networking site revealed that oil and gas, real estate, construction, transport, telecommunications and technology are the most in-demand sectors in MENA.

November 24, 2015

Jordan's Google images now joins MENA landmarks Dubai's Burj Khalifa, Egypt's Pyramids of Giza, Abu Dhabi's Liwa Desert and Sheikh Zayed Grand Mosque. (Engadget)
09:02 GMT
Petra and the Dead Sea are some of Jordan's wonders now available as part of Google's Street View Special Collects.

November 23, 2015

Working in a team improves personal communication skills and helps exchange of information. (Shutterstock)
05:00 GMT
Fostering a spirit of teamwork is beneficial for your career as well as for the company. Here's why.

November 22, 2015

Use social media and apps to help you achieve your fitness goals. (Shutterstock)
11:59 GMT
As winter closes in, use these apps to get motivated and get off the couch.