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The project in Sharjah is due for completion in the second quarter of 2016 and will include 504 apartments, an office high-rise and a mall. (AFP/File)
May 05, 2015 - 19:00 GMT
With Sharjah easing property ownership regulations, developers are exploring the possibility of creating new and substantial residential stock in the mid-market.
Al Jazeera America ranked second-to-last in Nielsen's advertising-supported cable channels. (Screenshot)
May 05, 2015 - 11:10 GMT
Doha-based Al Jazeera is undergoing major restructuring following reports of low ratings and low ad revenue.
Kabsa, a Saudi specialty. (File photo)
May 05, 2015 - 10:26 GMT
A recent study by the Saudi Food and Drugs Authority has revealed that over 30% of eatery workers in Mecca and Madinah do not have health certificates.
Foreign laborers working on the construction site of the al-Wakrah stadium, one of the Qatar's 2022 World Cup venues. (AFP/Marwan Naamani)
May 05, 2015 - 08:38 GMT
Qatar's labor minister expresses 'hope' for the abolishment of its exploitative 'kafala' system, which has been likened to modern-day slavery by human rights groups.
High quality early childhood education, such as nurseries and kindergartens, are in particular demand. (Shutterstock)
May 05, 2015 - 08:18 GMT
At least 60,000 school places will be needed in Abu Dhabi within the next five years to meet current enrolment growth of seven percent a year.
Western imposed sanctions have barred Iran from buying western aircraft since the 1970s. Iran Air Boeing 747S Gilland. (Wikimedia Commons)
May 05, 2015 - 07:56 GMT
Boeing expects a 'very strong' demand for its aircraft as nuclear negotiations with P5+1 head towards a close.
More than 12,000 transfers of cargo weighting 64,000 tonnes have been made since the start of the pilot project. (Pixabay)
May 05, 2015 - 06:15 GMT
Dubai's new 'virtual logistics corridor' has expedited the movement of goods through streamlined procedures.
Dome of the Rock, Jerusalem (Pixabay)
May 05, 2015 - 06:00 GMT
Sharia-compliant financial investments has seen an upsurge in popularity in the UK.
Mercedes-Benz SLR Mclaren (Wikipedia)
May 05, 2015 - 05:45 GMT
Mercedes-Benz denies withdrawing from the Egyptian market, clarifying a previous statement that caused widespread confusion in the car market.
The report found that more than half of the women in the region do not have access to supply chain engineering degrees in their home country, thereby limiting their ability to gain suitable qualifications in this discipline. (Shutterstock)
May 05, 2015 - 05:15 GMT
A new industry report highlights the importance of improving female representation in the Gulf's petrochemicals & chemicals sector to move the industry forward.
Future services that may be offered include m-Money, m-Payment, m-Wallet and e-Dirham. (File photo)
May 05, 2015 - 05:05 GMT
The UAE government’s hopes to become a global leader in providing digital services to its citizens and become a knowledge-based, and innovation driven economy.