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March 27, 2013

A truck ferry route between Jordan and Lebanon launched this week after the trade route between Syria and Lebanon was closed
06:34 GMT

A truck ferry route to Jordan was launched this week almost days after Lebanon’s major transit route through Syria came to a complete halt.

The emir of Qatar called on more economic support for 'Arab Spring' economies at the opening of the Arab league summit
03:05 GMT

Qatari Emir Hamad bin Khalifa Al-Thani calls on Arabs to support 'Arab Spring' countries, especially Egypt, during speech at opening of Arab League summit.

March 26, 2013

Dubai Courts
12:30 GMT

The convicted former CEO's case has been referred to a panel of financial experts, after complaints from the defence team.

Man uses camera (Gulf News Photo)
10:39 GMT

It's a technology geek's paradise at the Dubai World Trade Centre this April.

National Bank of Egypt in Cairo
09:16 GMT

Senior Libyan official denies reports of a $2 billion transfer to Egypt's central bank

A hotel in Tunisia
08:44 GMT

The North African country is faring better than Egypt, which has seen tourist numbers evaporate

Young Jordanians most most affected by unemployment
08:07 GMT

The number falls short of the 18,000 new jobs target set in January

Egypt’s minister of planning and international cooperation Ashraf El-Arabi (Photo: Al-Ahram)
07:36 GMT

Egypt central bank tooking to bolster its depleted foreign currency reserves

Direct trade constituted about 65 per cent of Dubai`s total non-oil foreign trade
06:59 GMT

Non-oil trade booms as Dubai diversifies

March 25, 2013

13:54 GMT

Presidential decree will increase custom tariffs on luxury goods including shrimp, video games and caviar.

Egypt central bank
13:18 GMT

Gaddafi cousin heading the other way in extradition.

Bahrain, home of Arig HQ
11:04 GMT

Chief exec refuses to speak after a fiery debate with disgruntled shareholders

Jazeera Airways
10:10 GMT

Talks are ongoing between budget carrier Jazeera and Kuwait Airways

Syrians crossing into Lebanon on March 22 (Daily Star/ Nidal Solh)
09:43 GMT

Citrus and bananas banned as Syria retaliates for burning of fuel tankers.

Guest labourers in Jordan (Jordan Times Photo)
08:13 GMT

Jordan's Labour Ministry to launch investigation after a damning report into violations of guest workers' rights.