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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.
Dubai, UAE. (File photo)
July 27, 2016 - 07:30 GMT
UAE is fighting the economic downfall of decreasing oil prices by focusing on tourism, trade, and finance.
Middle East hotels saw mixed performances over the late spring and early summer. (File photo)
July 27, 2016 - 07:00 GMT
The Middle East's hotel sector saw a widespread decline in occupancy and slight increase in room price over the past quarter.
Ski Dubai, visible from the new Aspen Chalets. (AFP/File)
July 27, 2016 - 06:00 GMT
The Kempinski Hotel Mall of the Emirates debuted family-sized ski-chalet themed rooms with views of Ski Dubai.
As inflation rises, the value of Egyptian currency decreases. (Shutterstock)
July 27, 2016 - 05:00 GMT
Egypt's high inflation rate is only expected to climb in upcoming months.
A Palestinian boy sits amidst used clothes and items at the weekly flea market in the Nusseirat Refugee Camp, central Gaza Strip, on February 29. (AFP/File)
July 26, 2016 - 12:00 GMT
Many of those firms cited political instability, corruption, unreliable electricity supply and inadequate access to finance as factors that were holding them back.
Egypt, which has been facing foreign currency shortages, devalued the pound to 8.78 in March then hiked key rates by 150 basis points just days later to control inflation. (File photo)
July 26, 2016 - 11:00 GMT
The central bank put up its key rates by 100 basis points to their highest level in years at its last MPC meeting on June 16, a move economists said was meant to rein in surging inflation and ease downward pressure on the Egyptian pound.
The Solar Impulse 2 touched down in Abu Dhabi Tuesday morning, completing the first round-the-world trip of a zero-fuel plane. (Wikimedia Commons)
July 26, 2016 - 10:00 GMT
The trip took over a year to finish, breaking nine world records in the process.
BDS protesters in Italy. (AFP/Vincenzo Pinto)
July 26, 2016 - 09:00 GMT
Netanyahu said his government has defeated the international boycott movement by attacking it on 'many fronts'.