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Cairo's notorious traffic costs Egypt LE47 billion ($6.5 billion) every year, or 2.5 percent of its current GDP, according to a recently released World Bank study.
June 10, 2014 - 12:28 GMT
Cairo is also under-supplied with public transport, compared to similar large cities around the world.

April 30, 2013

Jordan's food importers have placed orders ready for "exceptional" demand
08:08 GMT

Food importersin Jordan on Monday said they have placed large orders to meet an anticipated "exceptional" increase in demand during the fasting month of Ramadan.

Kuwait is to part-fund the redevelopment of Egypt's railways
03:38 GMT

After several high-profile accidents on Egypt's railways, notorious for years of chronic under investment, Kuwait has said it will fund some redevelopment of the outdated signalling system.

April 29, 2013

Turkish Airlines
11:01 GMT
(press release)

Turkish Airlines has started flying to Aqaba, Jordan as its 221st destination, connecting Middle East travellers to the largest country network for any airline in the world.

VIVA Win a car every week Campaign
09:30 GMT
(press release)

VIVA, Kuwait’s fastest-growing telecom operator, announced today the winners of the 'Win a car every week' campaign.

Etihad Airways
09:25 GMT
(press release)

Etihad Airways launched an innovative online mapping tool developed in cooperation with LinkedIn.

07:16 GMT

Saudi Arabian Airlines has signed a Memorandum of Understanding with Cisco to establish a Cisco Networking Academy in the new King Abdullah Economic City.

Lexus LF-LC
06:20 GMT
(press release)

The event called Design Matters showcased Lexus’ commitment to design, both in its new products and in its global brand activities to an audience of established and aspiring members of the design community.

Ford Focus ST
06:13 GMT
(press release)

The Focus ST is Ford’s first truly global performance car, building on the heritage of previous Focus ST models and giving drivers around the world the opportunity to share the exhilarating performance.

April 28, 2013

Boeing's 787 Dreamliner has re-entered commercial operations, to the relief of airlines across the MENA region
12:51 GMT

The Dreamliner aircraft has been cleared for take-off again, much to the relief of Middle East airlines who have ordered hundres of model.

During the event
10:17 GMT
(press release)

Etihad Airways, the National Airline of the United Arab Emirates, organized a “Run for a Cause” fun run as part of a year-long celebration of the airline’s tenth anniversary.

April 25, 2013

Samil Karakas, General Manager for Turkish Airlines in Abu Dhabi
05:47 GMT
(press release)

Turkish Airlines, the national carrier of Turkey and Europe’s best airline, has recorded an impressive 36 percent increase in passenger traffic from Abu Dhabi in 2012.

Hameed Ali, Acting CEO Jet Airways; James Hogan, President and CEO, Etihad Airways; Naresh Goyal, Chairman of Jet Airways; and James Rigney, Chief Financial Officer, Etihad Airways
05:35 GMT
(press release)

Etihad Airways of the United Arab Emirates and Jet Airways of India announced that the UAE national carrier has agreed to subscribe for 27,263,372 new shares in Jet Airways at a price of INR754.74 per share.

April 24, 2013

Air Arabia
10:41 GMT
(press release)

Air Arabia, the first and the largest low-cost carrier (LCC) in the Middle East and North Africa, announced today the expansion of service to the Lebanese capital, Beirut.

April 23, 2013

Ford Motor
07:33 GMT
(press release)

Ford Motor Company has been making waves in quality as it garnered several industry recognitions proving that its efforts in delivering world-class vehicles and technologies are bearing fruit and in fact, too big to go unnoticed.

April 21, 2013

13:23 GMT

flydubai, Dubai’s innovative low-costairline,made its maiden flight to Juba, the capital city of the Republic of South Sudan.