French President Francois Hollande speaks with UN Secretary General Ban Ki-moon during the World Climate Change Conference 2015 in Paris. (AFP/Philippe Wojazer)
December 01, 2015 - 09:45 GMT
As world leaders converge on Paris for COP 21, the spectre of the 1997 Kyoto Protocol still looms large.
Since Turkey has refused to issue an apology to Russian for downing the plane, Russia responded with economic sanctions. (File photo)
December 01, 2015 - 08:00 GMT
Turkish President Erdogan says he will resign if Russian accusations that Turkey is involved in oil trade with Daesh prove true.
According to Emirati energy company Dana Gas, the agreement was
November 30, 2015 - 21:18 GMT
Emirati energy company Dana Gas said it resolved a dispute with its German partners regarding joint-venture operations in the Kurdish north of Iraq.
Egypt imported oil from Iran prior to the 2012 sanctions. (Al Bawaba/File)
November 30, 2015 - 16:51 GMT
A senior oil official says Iran is ready to resume crude exports to Egypt which used to transport Iranian oil through the Suez Canal and internal pipelines before 2012 sanctions on Tehran dried them up.
The exemptions were made based on a court ruling regarding Banque Misr. (AFP/File)
November 30, 2015 - 16:29 GMT
A total of six banks were exempted from applying the maximum wage on their employees after the judicial ruling issued last week for employees of Banque Misr.
Saudi's Communications and Information Technology Commission found around 700 violations in a 12-month period. (Al Bawaba/File)
November 30, 2015 - 16:10 GMT
Saudi Arabia’s Communications and Information Technology Commission (CITC) has slapped a fine of SR552 million ($147 million) on several service providers for violating CITC rules and licence conditions during the 12 months ending mid-October.
Kingdom Tower is located in Jeddah's Economic City, which will include the largest mall in Saudi Arabia. (
November 30, 2015 - 12:00 GMT
Jeddah Economic Company, an affiliate of Prince Alwaleed's Kingdom Holdings, has secured $2.2B to complete the mixed-use Kingdom Tower by 2018.
SpiceJet operates 291 daily flights to 40 destinations, including 34 domestic and six international. (Rediff)
November 30, 2015 - 11:00 GMT
As SpiceJet plans more flights from India to Dubai, Gulf airlines want a slice of the budget airline market.
Gas reserves in Irbil, Duhok and Sulaymaniyah are estimated to stand at more than 5.7 trillion cubic feet. (Facebook)
November 30, 2015 - 10:01 GMT
The Kurdish Regional Government claims that it has enough natural gas to supply all of Europe via Turkey, and delivery is scheduled by 2017.
The roof of Doha’s new $15B Hamad International Airport was leaking during the heavy rains. (VN News)
November 30, 2015 - 09:22 GMT
Following severe rains and floods in Qatar, the government has launched an investigation to determine responsibility for damage to buildings and roads.
The wind power station was signed in 2008 but was delayed by the 2011 uprising.  (Shutterstock)
November 30, 2015 - 08:26 GMT
The $286M EU and German-funded wind farm in Gabal Al-Zeit will save 175,000 tons of equivalent oil to generate electricity.
New EU labels on Ahava Cosmetics. (CJ News)
November 30, 2015 - 07:43 GMT
Netanyahu orders suspension of diplomatic contacts with EU regarding peace negotiations with the Palestinians, in protest over new EU guidelines to label products made in Israeli settlements.
New regulations regarding the provision of services and visa allocation have been put in place for Umrah season 1437. (File photo)
November 30, 2015 - 06:54 GMT
Saudi Arabia prepares to welcome over six million Umrah pilgrims to the Grand Mosque and the Prophet's Mosque.
The Stop G4S campaign at a 2013 protest in London. (Facebook)
November 30, 2015 - 06:38 GMT
Activists are putting pressure on the UN to terminate its contract with G4S, a security firm which also provides prison guards and equipment to Israel.
Oil-dependent Kuwait has suffered from the 17 months of declining oil prices. (Al Bawaba/File)
November 30, 2015 - 00:55 GMT
Kuwait has replaced its oil minister with finance minister and deputy premier Anas al-Saleh as the country is squeezed by falling oil prices.
Some online retailers launched their Cyber Monday sales a few days early. (Al Bawaba/File)
November 29, 2015 - 23:51 GMT
Move over, Black Friday. UAE online retailers have jumped on the bandwagon with its global peers to launch Cyber Monday deals.