OPEC members decide to extend the oil production cut. (AFP/ File)
May 25, 2017 - 11:53 GMT
OPEC members have decided today to extend oil production cuts.
The Saudi Ministry of Labor has forced a cleaning and maintenance company to release overdue paychecks to more than 450 male and female workers. (AFP)
May 25, 2017 - 11:09 GMT
Saudi cleaning firm forced to pay delayed salaries to hundreds of workers.
OPEC members will meet on Thursday to discuss the prolongation of the oil cut deal. (AFP)
May 24, 2017 - 18:00 GMT
A formal OPEC meeting is set for Thursday in Vienna.
The Emirati, who made his name at Emaar, also has several other e-commerce plays going after acquiring a large stake in regional venture capital fund MEVP last Thursday. (File photo)
May 24, 2017 - 14:29 GMT
Emaar Malls has acquired a 51 percent stake in Namshi - the latest move by Emirati billionaire Mohamed Alabbar.
Filipino low-cost airline Cebu Pacific is suspending operations to and from Kuwait, Riyadh and Doha, claiming that these routes are no longer viable. (AFP/ Jay Directo)
May 24, 2017 - 13:49 GMT
Filipino low-cost airline Cebu Pacific said they will be suspending their GCC flights.
Qatar said Wednesday it had begun an inquiry into an unprecedented security breach by hackers who posted fake news stories attributed to its ruler on highly sensitive regional political issues. (AFP/ Marwan Naamani)
May 24, 2017 - 13:17 GMT
The cyber attack, which hit Qatar's official news agency website and Twitter account, caused ripples inside the Gulf state and across the Middle East.
The UAE and Qatar have announced reduced working hours in Ramadan for all employees. (File photo)
May 24, 2017 - 12:44 GMT
Working hours will be reduced for the holy month of Ramadan.
Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu attends a cabinet meeting in Jerusalem on March 16, 2017. (AFP/ Amir Cohen)
May 24, 2017 - 11:57 GMT
Israel has voiced concern following the $110 billion arms deal signed between the US and Saudi Arabia.
Bayzat has raised $3 million in new funding, after it raised $3.5 million in November last year in a round led by BECO Capital. (YouTube/ Bayzat)
May 24, 2017 - 07:00 GMT
The investment follows $3.5 million raised by the firm in November last year.
Then French President Francois Hollande (L) and French President-elect Emmanuel Macron at a special ceremony at the Jardin du Luxembourg, on May 10, 2017. (AFP/ Eric Feferberg)
May 23, 2017 - 21:00 GMT
A senior French diplomat has said that Saudi Arabia is France’s largest market in the Middle East.
A Boeing aircraft takes off in Belgium. (AFP/ Philippe Huguen)
May 23, 2017 - 20:00 GMT
The aviation sector play a central role in relations between the US and Saudi Arabia.
A worker looks at the 9HA Gas Turbine, at the General Electric (GE) plant in Belfort, France, on May 28, 2015. (AFP/ Frederick Florin)
May 23, 2017 - 19:00 GMT
General Electric (GE) is looking to expand its operations in Qatar.
All private sector establishments in Saudi Arabia with an annual revenue of over SR375,000 ($100,000) will be paying monthly VAT starting January 2018. (Shutterstock)
May 23, 2017 - 18:00 GMT
The VAT will be 5 percent of the revenue starting January 2018.
The emirate of Abu Dhabi seeks to rationalize 50 percent of the water used in mosques by replacing normal taps with other more efficient ones. (Shutterstock)
May 23, 2017 - 15:00 GMT
Abu Dhabi is working to reduce the consumption of water at mosques by half.
Taking place in Dubai on 22-23 May, the Arab Luxury World 2017 forum features an agenda of speeches and panel discussions by more than 70 speakers. (Arab News)
May 23, 2017 - 14:12 GMT
Will e-commerce replace brick-and-mortar luxury retail? It is a question that panelists at the Arab Luxury World forum in Dubai sat down to discuss.
Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan (L)
May 23, 2017 - 13:19 GMT
Turkey and Russia signed a declaration in Istanbul on Monday to remove restrictions on bilateral trade.