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August 21, 2016

Gulfnet is working with global partners to delete cybercrime in the Gulf. (Shutterstock)
07:00 GMT
Gulfnet is partnering with other industry leaders to provide a comprehensive cybersecurity platform for the Gulf region.
3D model printing. (Shutterstock)
06:00 GMT
3D printing is a rapidly growing technology across multiple disciplines in the Middle East.

August 11, 2016

Emiratis attend a presentation about the UAE Space Agency. (File)
11:00 GMT
UAE Space Agency is launching a professional training program with over 200 hours of coursework, with support and training from Lockheed Martin.
Transferring money in Lebanese banks can take weeks of frustration. (Shutterstock)
07:00 GMT
Lebanese bank transfers can take multiple weeks to process - and the country is trying to tackle the issue while still minding US sanctions against Hezbollah funding.

August 10, 2016

Thirty French helicopters are headed to Kuwait. (AFP/File)
09:00 GMT
Kuwait and France signed a $1.1B deal for 30 military helicopters.
Tourists queue in the Sharm el-Sheikh airport. (AFP/File)
05:45 GMT
Turkish Air will finally resume flights to Sharm el-Sheikh, eleven months after a Russian plane was bombed at the airport.

August 9, 2016

Payday just got a little better for some expat workers. (Shutterstock)
05:00 GMT
As expats move into more senior-level and specialized jobs, their salaries increase dramatically in Dubai.

August 7, 2016

Oman's fishing industry is going swimmingly. (Shutterstock)
09:00 GMT
Oman is seeing steady growth in the fishing industry, with about 63 tonnes of fish caught per boat.
Hi-tech houses will help alleviate Saudi Arabia's housing crisis. (Shuttestock)
05:00 GMT
Saudi will utilize 3D-printing technology to build houses in as quickly as 30 minutes!

August 4, 2016

Idaho State University. (Twitter)
12:00 GMT
After a wave of burglaries targeting Middle Eastern students, Saudi students are avoiding universities in Idaho.
Construction in Muscat. (AFP/File)
08:25 GMT
The upcoming Oman Convention and Exhibition Center is set to open in mid-September, a month behind schedule.
BLOM bank in Beirut came under attack in June. (AFP/File)
05:51 GMT
A financial research institute warned that the BLOM Bank attack might signal more financial and security instability in the future for Lebanon.

August 3, 2016

Theme parks could be the next big thing for Saudi Arabia. (Shutterstock)
08:00 GMT
Saudi's rising tourism and upcoming theme park plans could make the Kingdom a magical destination.
Will Lebanon have to press "pause" on its media output? (Shutterstock)
07:00 GMT
Both state and local media organizations in Lebanon are staggering under financial difficulty.
Hi-tech and low-environmental impact will make Saad Al-Abdullah a one-of-a-kind city. (Shutterstock)
05:00 GMT
Kuwait continues planning and analyzing a proposed environmentally friendly and hi-tech city intended to hold 400,000 people.