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June 30, 2015

International tourists in Sousse gather around a memorial for the slain. (AFP/Fethi Nasri)
11:18 GMT
The massacre of foreign tourists in Sousse was a calculated attempt to destroy the biggest revenue earner and source of employment in Tunisia.

June 4, 2015

Zaha Hadid's vision of  the 2022 World Cup stadium in Qatar. (ArchDaily)
09:22 GMT
As Qatar's winning bid to host the 2022 World Cup falls under FIFA scrutiny, the country claims no workers have died in the construction of World Cup sites.

June 3, 2015

Gerard Butler is currently starring alongside Bollywood stars in a new Etisalat promotional video. (Mens Health)
06:38 GMT
Brands in the UAE are tapping into celebrity endorsements over traditional billboard marketing.

May 26, 2015

The update has not changed battery life of the Apple watch. (Shutterstock/Canadapanda)
05:00 GMT
Apple announces an update for its much-hyped smartwatch, just weeks after its release. Here is a run-through of key changes.

May 20, 2015

Workers doing data entry at the offices of Unit One in Gaza City. (AFP/Mahmud Hams)
10:25 GMT
A small start-up in Gaza City employs 89 people, many of them young and waiting for an employment opportunity.

May 18, 2015

D&B Business Optimism Index survey showed mixed results across various business sectors in Saudi. (AFP/File)
09:51 GMT
Following the release of the D&B Business Optimism Index survey in Saudi Arabia for Q2, it seems hope in business has dropped slightly. But why?

May 16, 2015

Nearly 65 percent of prospective employers use Facebook to check job applicants' shared information, affecting their decision. (Shutterstock)
23:15 GMT
Nearly 65 percent of prospective employers use Facebook to check job applicants' shared information, affecting their decision.

May 7, 2015

Hollande poses with the GCC leaders at the opening of the Gulf Cooperation Council summit in Riyadh. (AFP/Christophe Ena)
06:50 GMT
France is playing a dangerous game by flirting with the Gulf nations over multi-billion dollar weapons deals, experts warn.

May 5, 2015

Learning to budget is a basic financial literacy skill. (Shutterstock)
10:52 GMT
The majority of unskilled female expats in the UAE don't know how to match expense with income.
A French Rafale fighter jet. (Wikimedia Commons)
05:30 GMT
French President Francois Hollande oversaw the sale of 24 Rafale fighter jets to Qatar.

May 4, 2015

The decline of the farmers' share is the main reason behind the growing poverty rates in the countryside.(Wikimedia Commons)
14:40 GMT
Roughly 10 million Egyptians own less than 15 percent of the country's agricultural land --a million feddan-- according a report issued on Sunday by the Ministry of Agriculture.
Building tomorrow's leaders today: Focussing on the present as well as the future is key to talent spotting. (Shutterstock/File)
09:23 GMT
Talent spotting can be a tricky business. What's the secret? Looking at the present as well as the future.
Pickapp will inform farmers of work productivity in the field. (AFP/File)
08:46 GMT
A new Israeli app showcased at the Agritech 2015 conference in Tel Aviv could potentially help farmers monitor their workload, globally.
Oil prices are now at their lowest level in a decade, roughly 50 per cent below last year’s peak of $115 (File photo)
07:28 GMT
Low crude production costs and fiscal breakeven prices will support the GCC in a period of low oil prices increasing the pressure to diversify away from the hydrocarbon sector.
Only 36 percent of UAE residents save for retirement, according to a National Bonds study. (Shutterstock/File)
06:26 GMT
Only three in ten residents save up for retirement in the UAE, according to new research by National Bonds. Why is it so important to look out for the future?