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Tourists walk on a platform at a station in Tehran after arriving in the Iranian capital on a luxury train from Budapest on Oct. 27, 2014. (AFP/Atta Kenare)
July 02, 2015 - 01:09 GMT
France signed an agreement Wednesday to redevelop three railway stations in Iran, marking a return of European companies.
A Gulf Petrochem storage terminal on the coast of Fujeirah emirate near the Strait of Hormuz in the UAE. (AFP/Karim Sahib)
July 02, 2015 - 00:57 GMT
Gulf Petrochem Group announced the acquisition of Essar Petroleum East Africa.
The World Food Program will halve the value of food vouchers given to refugees in Lebanon. (AFP/File)
July 02, 2015 - 00:42 GMT
The World Food Program will halve the value of food vouchers given to refugees in Lebanon.
Completion of the Riyadh Airport expansion is planned for May 2019. Interior of Riyadh's domestic terminal. (Panoramio)
July 01, 2015 - 08:00 GMT
The construction group will construct new terminal lounges, renovate existing terminals as well as install of internal systems.
US airlines have accused three Gulf carriers of receiving $43B in subsidies over a decade. (Twitter)
July 01, 2015 - 05:00 GMT
Emirates President Tim Clark calls out the US carriers' methods of discrediting Emirates as 'surprising and repugnant'.
Etihad and Australia have had a commercial partnership since 2012. (Twitter)
June 30, 2015 - 15:01 GMT
The Abu Dhabi based carrier is extending its three year marketing deal to promote Australia within Europe in cooperation with its partner airlines.
Flydubai chief Ghaith al-Ghaith stands next to the government-owned low-cost carrier on Nov. 14, 2011, at the Dubai Airshow. (AFP/Karim Sahib)
June 30, 2015 - 15:00 GMT
Flydubai may be the second or third airline to get deliveries of the new aircraft after Southwest.
International tourists in Sousse gather around a memorial for the slain. (AFP/Fethi Nasri)
June 30, 2015 - 11:18 GMT
The massacre of foreign tourists in Sousse was a calculated attempt to destroy the biggest revenue earner and source of employment in Tunisia.
The tourism minister remained cautiously optimistic, recognising that the political impasse and the Syrian conflict threaten Lebanon's stability. (Shutterstock)
June 30, 2015 - 11:04 GMT
The country has witnessed a 25 percent increase in tourist numbers over the last nine months, in spite of recent attacks.
The Omagine Project will incorporate cultural, heritage, entertainment and residential components. Yiti Beach, Muscat. (Shutterstock)
June 30, 2015 - 10:41 GMT
The ambitious complex will cover one million square meters of beachfront west of Muscat.
Partner Communications will cease to use the Orange name within 24 months, the companies announced Tuesday. (AFP/Thomas Coex)
June 30, 2015 - 10:12 GMT
Partner Communications will cease to use the Orange name within 24 months, the companies announced Tuesday.