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A general view taken on April 9, 2014 shows the Zueitina oil terminal. (AFP/Abdullah Doma)
July 31, 2016 - 06:00 GMT
This comes following a deal between UN envoy to Libya, Martin Kobler, and the terminals' militia commander, Ibrahim Jedran.
Syrian refugee children look on from a window during a sandstorm at a refugee camp on September 8, 2015 near the Bekaa Valley village of Taalabaya Lebanon. (AFP/File)
July 28, 2016 - 15:00 GMT
Belhaj said the international community is keen on helping Lebanon overcome challenges imposed by the Syrian crisis and other internal issues such as institutional weaknesses.
Egyptair is encouraging Egyptians to support local tourism and take their holidays inside the country. (Shutterstock)
July 28, 2016 - 14:00 GMT
The campaign is hoped to boost local tourism and domestic flights.
Saudi Vision 2030 was announced in April focusing on economic diversification and attracting foreign investment. (AFP/File)
July 28, 2016 - 13:00 GMT
Saudi officials hope for the Saudi Vision 2030 plan to stimulate
With the Kingdom's recent stability, JSF expects next year’s economic conditions to be better than this year’s. (Shutterstock)
July 28, 2016 - 12:00 GMT
A survey conducted by the JSF in April found that investors’ outlook for the coming year was positive
The UAE is well prepared to be crowned as a fun destination in the Mena region. (File photo)
July 28, 2016 - 11:00 GMT
With new major attractions in the pipeline, the UAE is set to bring in 90 percent of the region's leisure tourists.
Careem has brought a new fleet of specially-adapted vehicles into its network and modified its reservation system. (File photo)
July 28, 2016 - 08:00 GMT
Careem is now the first app service in the region to offer transportation solutions to people with disabilities and mobility issues.
Etisalat reported earnings of $626 Million in the second quarter of 2016. (File photo)
July 28, 2016 - 07:00 GMT
The telecommunications giant reported $626 Million in earnings in the second quarter of 2016.
Fresh grads in the UAE want to feel passionate about their job, while nearly 10 percent said they didn't know what salary to expect at their first job. (Shutterstock)
July 28, 2016 - 05:58 GMT
But finding passion for that first job is a challenge, as employers say recent grads lack necessary skills to be successful.
Failures make for better leaders, says Emaar Properties chairman Mohamed Alabbar. (File photo)
July 28, 2016 - 05:00 GMT
According to a report from news agency Bloomberg on Tuesday, Aramex founder and vice-chairman, Fadi Ghandour sold his 9.9 per cent stake in the company to Gulf investors including Alabbar.
A Saudi woman looks at her mobile as she walks through a coffee shop. (AFP/File)
July 27, 2016 - 16:00 GMT
The source said a total of 15,745 establishments have successfully implemented the Saudization plan.
Tourists stand in front of the Royal Opera House in Omani capital Muscat. (AFP/File)
July 27, 2016 - 15:00 GMT
Oman's National Programme for Enhancing Economic Diversification has received Royal approval and stems from His Majesty Sultan Qaboos bin Said's interest in addressing the issue and his directives to diversify the economy.
Tunisia and Morocco are building their economic partnership. (Al Bawaba)
July 27, 2016 - 12:00 GMT
Member from Morocco's Chamber of Commerce met with counterparts in Tunisia to discuss trade and ties.
Gulf carriers Emirates, Etihad, and Qatar Airways have denied claims by US carriers that they were unfairly subsidized. (File photo)
July 27, 2016 - 11:00 GMT
US airlines asked the US government to freeze access to Gulf airlines over what it sees as unfair government subsidies from their home countries.
Dubai's shipping cargo has declined for third consecutive quater. (File photo)
July 27, 2016 - 10:00 GMT
DP World blames ‘reduction in lower-margin cargo’ for declining cargo numbers in Dubai ports.
The letter between Jordan and the IMF paves the way for the $700 million Extended Fund programme. (File photo)
July 27, 2016 - 08:00 GMT
A total of $700 million will be deposited at the CBJ over the years of the programme.