April 2, 2014
A source in the North Oil Company said that the pumping oil from the Kirkuk oilfields to the Turkish port of Ceyhan is still stopped
With the removal of the rent cap, housing costs will contribute to inflation, this year. In the UAE, headline inflation rate for 2013 was at 1.1 per cent.
Jordan will sign an agreement with Spain’s Elecnor this month to build a $150 million wind-operated power plant in the southern city of Maan.
April 1, 2014
Iran's telecom sector is open and ready for business, with Tehran seeking investment from countries looking to establish partnerships in its developing telecom sector.
Oman is working on promoting tourism in the Sultanate across its neighboring GCC countries.
300 delegates from over 30 countries will discuss tea at the annual Dubai forum.
The US is urging Lebanon not to drill into disputed zones to avoid conflict.
Motorists can now choose to get their vehicles tested and registered in the quiet of the night, avoiding long queues at daytime as the Roads Transport Authority (RTA) starts 24/7 services at four of its centres.
In an unprecedented move, more than 30 hotel and furnished apartment owners along Jeddah’s Corniche were ordered to pay back customers a combined SR300,000 in excess charges during the 10-day spring break.
The Telecommunications Ministry has slashed by up to 50 percent the price of local and international phone calls made through prepaid cards issued by the state-run telecom provider Ogero.
Sharjah’s hotel revenue is expected to increase by at least 10 per cent this year.
Jordan on Monday signed deals with two companies to build two solar energy-run power plants.
March 31, 2014
Qatar Airways will add more capacity to its Melbourne route, starting April 1.
Air traffic controllers are organizing a strike for Tuesday to demand a wage hike as government leadership discusses the issue for all public servants. However, the strike will definitely take a toll on Lebanon's already diminishing tourism and transport sectors.
Despite a busy Saturday night in Dubai, the joint effort of its residents to switch off lights for 60 minutes during Earth Hour resulted in energy savings of 255,000kWh - enough energy to power 16 average homes for one year - which is 22 per cent higher than last year’s savings.