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The industrial cities are planned in the governorates of Tafila, Madaba, Jerash and Balqa. (Shutterstock)
June 02, 2015 - 07:59 GMT
Second phase of $30m Saudi Development Fund grant is to help finance infrastructure in four cities, with completion expected in 2017.
Political stagnation is causing delays in issuing decrees that would open bidding for licensing. (Shutterstock)
June 02, 2015 - 07:34 GMT
Delays in oil and gas licensing procedures may drive international investors elsewhere, according to Lebanon's minister for energy and water.
Despite the glitz of Riyadh, thousands live below the poverty line in Saudi Arabia. (Shutterstock)
June 02, 2015 - 07:19 GMT
Sharp rise in housing prices after Saudi housing ministry scraps financing program, but others blame investors' greed.
Saudi Dur Hospitality will be investing in 20 hotels and six residential complexes over the next seven years. (AFP/File)
June 01, 2015 - 20:24 GMT
Saudi Dur Hospitality will be investing in 20 hotels and six residential complexes over the next seven years.
Soldiers man mobile launchers of the US-made TOW anti-tank missiles during a drill held in the northern Taoyuan county on April 18, 2012. (AFP/Mandy Cheng)
June 01, 2015 - 16:05 GMT
A shipment of weapons pledged to the army arrived Monday at Beirut's airport.
Iran and China have agreed on a new arrangement for crude oil payments. (AFP/File)
June 01, 2015 - 15:52 GMT
Iran and China have agreed on a new arrangement for crude oil payments.
The UAE is gearing up for the Dubai World Expo, forecasting 20 million visitors a year by the time of the event in 2020. (apexluxurycarhire.com)
June 01, 2015 - 15:36 GMT
The UAE is gearing up for the Dubai World Expo, forecasting 20 million visitors a year by the time of the event in 2020.
Egypt signed an exploration worth $2 billion with Italian company Eni for four years of exploration activities in the Sinai and Nile Delta regions. (AFP/File)
June 01, 2015 - 15:29 GMT
Egypt signed an exploration deal $2 billion with Italian company Eni for four years of exploration activities in the Sinai and Nile Delta regions.
Nuclear and renewable energy are not subject to the same price fluctuations as fossil fuels. (Shutterstock)
June 01, 2015 - 14:00 GMT
US-based Westinghouse Electric looks to create regional hub in Abu Dhabi as Barakah nuclear power plant is scheduled to become operational in 2017.
The report found that many ME countries lack basic strategies for encouraging healthy behavior at work. (Shutterstock)
June 01, 2015 - 13:00 GMT
Stress at work may be a global issue, but it is one that's largely hidden in the Middle East, according to a recent study.
Jordan and the US on Sunday signed a third sovereign bond guarantee loan agreement to raise $1.5 billion this month on global financial markets. (Shutterstock)
June 01, 2015 - 12:00 GMT
Jordan and the US on Sunday signed a third sovereign bond guarantee loan agreement to raise $1.5 billion this month on global financial markets.