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February 16, 2016

The Crowne Plaza in Duqm, Oman. (Twitter)
14:00 GMT
The Special Economic Zone Authority signed the agreement to allow the major tourism complex to begin pre-production.
The pier at the Al-Ahmadi refinery in Kuwait. Kuwait's economy is shifting drastically as oil prices continue to drop. (AFP/Yasser Al-Zayyat)
10:30 GMT
Kuwait is pursuing major economic reforms, starting with labor costs.
Tunisia is facing its unemployment and economic problems directly. (File)
10:30 GMT
A delegation from UTICA met with the Tunisian PM to discuss unemployment and sectors in difficulty.
Construction costs continue to drop in Dubai, making expansion cheaper and more accessible. (File)
09:30 GMT
Raw materials for building dropped in cost over the past year in Dubai.
Tehran, the capital of Iran, is becoming a major international tourist hotspot. (File)
09:00 GMT
A month after the nuclear deal, Western tourism is boosting Iran's economy exponentially.
The drop from $120 per barrel in 2014 to under $35 today is the result of a 2% change in the supply-demand balance. (File photo)
08:30 GMT
The cost of refining and processing oil may soon outweigh its financial returns.
An aerial shot of Dubai. (YouTube)
05:00 GMT
Four businessmen were arrested in Dubai and tortured into providing confessions. The crimes they confessed to could bring them the death penalty.

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.