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May 18, 2017

Financial problems, mainly liquidity and debt, are the main reasons for the closure of 249 companies in Tunisia between 2005 and 2015, according to a study. (Shutterstock)
15:55 GMT
Lack of liquidity and debt are the main reasons for the closure of companies in Tunisia.
A new research has revealed that users in the MENA region spend an extra 57.6 million hours on Facebook during Ramadan. (Shutterstock)
17:45 GMT
It’s that time again for your weekly dose of the top business news on Al Bawaba.
HTC U11 is a phone like no other, and not just because it is squeezable. (Pixabay)
15:36 GMT
Here's the unboxing video of the all-new HTC U11.
Bill Gates. (AFP/ Pascal Guyot)
15:11 GMT
Bill Gates delivered a virtual commencement address in the span of 14 tweets.
The highest number of work injuries recorded last year in Saudi Arabia were of workers falling off high platforms at construction sites. (Pixabay)
15:01 GMT
Saudi Arabia said that work injuries cost over SR370 million ($98.6 million) in 2016.
King Salman's freeze on perks and allowances encouraged many Saudi civil servants and their families to reduce spending to adjust with the falling revenue. (File photo)
14:51 GMT
The Saudi government freeze on perks encouraged individuals and families to reduce spending.
US President Donald Trump will leave for Saudi Arabia on Friday on his first foreign visit as president. (Photos: AFP)
14:30 GMT
The US president will attend a Tweetup and three important summits in Riyadh.

May 25, 2017

Ramadan for Muslims is much more than a time to abstain from eating, drinking or smoking between sunrise and sunset. (Shutterstock)
18:00 GMT
Here's everything you need to know about the holy month of Ramadan.
A Kuwaiti judge (C) and his aides count the ballots at a polling station at the end of the parliamentary elections in the Sabah al-Salem district on the outskirts of Kuwait city on November 26, 2016. (AFP/ Yasser Al-Zayyat)
14:00 GMT
Kuwait is working on a plan to limit all administrative jobs in the private sector to Kuwaitis.
Remarkable leap in crude oil prices are not expected for the rest of 2017. (File photo)
12:21 GMT
An extension of the cut deal by OPEC won't have a long-term impact on crude oil prices, according to experts.
OPEC members decide to extend the oil production cut. (AFP/ File)
11:53 GMT
OPEC members have decided today to extend oil production cuts.