Eat' Bahrain market offering currently includes 80 restaurants, including Michelin-led restaurants CUT by Wolfgang Puck and Masso by Chef Susy Massetti. (Shutterstock)
October 20, 2016 - 12:00 GMT
Founded in 2014, Eat’s consumer facing apps, available on web, iOS and Android, allow diners across Bahrain and Dubai to discover fine-dining restaurants and make real-time reservations.
Remittances and capital inflows are some of the few remaining elements that keep the struggling Lebanese economy on its feet. (File photo)
October 20, 2016 - 11:00 GMT
The World Bank revised upward its estimates for remittances and inflows to Lebanon to reach $7.6B compared to $7.48B last year.
Egypt is currently reviewing eligibility for a smart card system through which low income Egyptians access state-subsidised food. (File photo)
October 20, 2016 - 10:00 GMT
The Egyptian government is considering the increase of state support for individuals facing 'economic hardships' as a result of fiscal reforms.
 First Avenue will be designed as an European-style mall, with an indoor-outdoor boulevard and Arabesque influences. (Gulf Business)
October 20, 2016 - 08:00 GMT
Based at the edge of the Dubai Autodrome, the overall two-storey development will stretch across 500,000sq ft, linked by a one-kilometre roadway . The development is slated to open in the first quarter of next year.
The fundamental challenge for the GCC states is that they have to diversify their economies as well as create new job opportunities in non-oil sectors. (File photo)
October 20, 2016 - 07:00 GMT
According to the IMF, the combined fiscal deficit of six-nation GCC bloc is nearly $500 billion for next six years and governments need to introduce new taxes and cut spending.
The event is Bahrain’s first tri-service defence exhibition, covering land, sea and air. (Wikimedia Commons)
October 20, 2016 - 06:00 GMT
The first Bahrain International Defence Exhibition and Conference (Bidec) will be take place from October 16 to18 next year.
The $17.5B bond issue kicks off the efforts by the Kingdom to plug its large budget deficit of $87 billion this year due to a hole left by oil prices, which have fallen more than a half from the peak seen in 2013. (File photo)
October 20, 2016 - 05:10 GMT
Saudi Arabia is expected to raise 75 percent more in the $17.5B bond issue than the earlier anticipated, receiving an order book of around $70 billion.
New findings reveal that Saudi Arabia is becoming the number one in the Middle East in term of the use of social media. (Shutterstock)
October 19, 2016 - 13:00 GMT
The Global Internet Forum and Exhibition will be held for the first time in the Middle East in Jeddah in March 2017.

Sectors that have been hit the hardest so far include the private sector oil and gas and construction industries, that are faced by lower investment, project delays, retendering, margin pressure and delays in customer payments. (Shutterstock)
October 19, 2016 - 12:00 GMT
Large government-related entities (GREs) with important mandates in the oil and gas, utilities and telecom sectors, have adopted conservative funding strategies to cope with low oil prices, according to the ratings agency.
The system was implemented after some employees at Medina’s mayor’s office and municipality were “not strictly following their working hours”. (Shutterstock)
October 19, 2016 - 10:50 GMT
In an attempt to increase productivity, Medina Municipality has imposed a system requiring employees to clock in via fingerprint scanner five times a day.
A new report warns that encouraging estimates are not suffice to claim that Lebanon will smoothly extract and export gas in the future without any difficulties. (File photo)
October 19, 2016 - 10:00 GMT
A new policy paper prepared by former Economy Minister Nasser Saidi stressed that the challenges that Lebanon will face in extracting gas are much bigger and daunting than immediate benefits.
The W Hotel Amman will be the only building in the area with a helipad. (W Hotels)
October 19, 2016 - 09:00 GMT
The 37-storey W in Amman is under development by Abu Dhabi's Eagle Hills and will be run by Marriott International Inc.
Russia has been a leading non-member supporter of efforts to control production and influence crude oil prices. (Shutterstock)
October 19, 2016 - 08:00 GMT
The price of crude oil bounced up in early Tuesday trading in response to favorable sentiments from oil producers during an conference in London.

Business and residential consumers will gain access to comprehensive offers that combine fast-speed mobile internet and voice, fixed broadband, gaming and data center services. (File photo)
October 19, 2016 - 06:50 GMT
The new acquisition marries Ooredoo Kuwait's comprehensive nationwide wireless network with FASTtelco's fiber broadband solutions, but the companies will remain as separate legal entities.
Taieb Baccouche, Tunisian Minister for Foreign Affairs and Federica  Mogherini, High Representative of the EU for Foreign Affairs and Security Policy. (EU)
October 19, 2016 - 06:35 GMT
The EU is set to scale up aid to Tunisia in 2017 on the basis of the progress of the reforms announced in the Tunisian government’s strategic development plan.
The Egyptian government agreed earlier this month to issue international bonds worth $3-5 billion. (File photo)
October 19, 2016 - 05:39 GMT
Egypt needs to obtain $6B from foreign institutions before submitting the $12B loan agreement to the IMF’s board for adoption.