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August 23, 2015

Egyptian riot police stand guard outside the Shura Council during a protest against President Mohamed Morsi in Cairo on Dec. 29, 2012. (AFP/File)
15:12 GMT
Police officers went on strike for the second day to demand better pay.
A man hangs ears of corn out to dry before selling them on the beach in Gaza. (AFP/File)
14:52 GMT
A Palestinian man said his attempted suicide was in protest of harassment he experienced from Gaza officials.
A member of the Iraqi security forces watches over protesters as they demonstrate in support of Prime Minister Haider al-Abadi's reforms. (AFP/Haidar Mohammed Ali)
14:17 GMT
Demonstrators reopened access to roads that led to the Umm Qasr port after two days of protests.
Yemen battles a humanitarian crisis as the country faces food, water and energy shortages. (AFP/File)
09:29 GMT
The Gulf country has provided the war-torn nation $202 million in the past four months.
Those who don't think through loans can suffer the consequences for the rest of their life. (Shutterstock)
08:59 GMT
These important points should be considered before making the long-term commitment.
Employers often make mistakes that may lead them to miss out on talent that would have been an asset to their company. (Shutterstock)
08:48 GMT
Sometimes finding talent isn't so cut and dry.
A Turkish soldier stands guard at the Esendere border gate, between Turkey and Iran. (AFP/Bulent Kilic)
08:34 GMT
Escalation between Turkey and the PKK has taken its toll on trade with Iran as trucks carrying goods have been caught in the violence.
Egypt-owned gas company EGAS is seeking four LNG cargoes to be delivered to Jordan's Aqaba gas terminal. (AFP/File)
08:17 GMT
Egypt-owned gas company EGAS is seeking four LNG cargoes to be delivered to Jordan's Aqaba gas terminal.
The US president promised economic pressure on Iran to reconsider its backing of the Lebanese militant group. (AFP/File)
07:54 GMT
The US president promised economic pressure on Iran to reconsider its backing of the Lebanese militant group.
A website was launched head of the National Businesswomen's Forum to help gain more awareness on the event. (AFP/File)
07:40 GMT
A website was launched head of the National Businesswomen's Forum to help gain more awareness on the event.
Twitter as a social networking site can be serve multiple purposes if done right. (AFP/Damien Meyer)
06:38 GMT
Twitter's been around for many years and doesn't seem to be losing momentum; it's time to learn how to use it right.

August 22, 2015

Al Musabalah Company's lawsuit filed two years ago claimed the Social Security Investment Fund failed to sell the firm's stake at a bank.
08:00 GMT
Al Musabalah Company's lawsuit filed two years ago claimed the Social Security Investment Fund failed to sell the firm's stake at a bank.

August 21, 2015

The first commercial ship in Yemen in four months arrived Friday. (Wikimedia)
14:05 GMT
Aden's port deputy director said the ship "signals the return of life" to the city.

August 20, 2015

The satellite TV channels will offer classes for students in all school subjects.
23:20 GMT
The satellite TV channels will offer classes for students in all school subjects.
The airline is providing eight new pricing structures that give passengers more choices depending on the services they want. (AFP/File)
23:01 GMT
The airline is providing eight new pricing structures that give passengers more choices depending on the services they want.
Food imports and exports will be carefully examined at Middle East Airlines' new cargo center. (AFP/File)
22:50 GMT
Food imports and exports will be carefully examined at Middle East Airlines' new cargo center.
Byblos Bank said Lebanese residents still have low household confidence on the economy. (AFP/File)
22:50 GMT
Byblos Bank said Lebanese residents still have low household confidence on the economy.
A report by the Central Bank of Jordan showed Jordanians' debt-to-income ratio jumped significantly last year. (Shutterstock)
19:35 GMT
A report by the Central Bank of Jordan showed Jordanians' debt-to-income ratio jumped significantly last year.
The agreement would allow Egypt to get Saudi oil products and pay the kingdom back within a year. (AFP/Hassan Ammar)
18:10 GMT
The agreement would allow Egypt to get Saudi oil products and pay the kingdom back within a year.
The company will provide supervision services for the UAE site's infrastructure design and construction. (AFP/File)
16:26 GMT
The company will provide supervision services for the UAE site's infrastructure design and construction.
Israeli soldiers in the West Bank town of Nablus on June 18, 2014. (AFP/Jaafar Ashtiyeh)
15:05 GMT
Israeli intelligence forces raided stores in the Yatma village near Nablus.
Foreign investors in Egypt's stock exchange continued to sell their shares and retreat on Wednesday. (AFP/File)
13:36 GMT
Foreign investors in Egypt's stock exchange continued to sell their shares and retreat on Wednesday.
The Islamic Republic wants to revive its share of the global oil market despite a slump in oil prices. (AFP/File)
13:27 GMT
The Islamic Republic wants to revive its share of the global oil market despite a slump in oil prices.
The social networking service is releasing a new app that will help professionals learn more about their coworkers' skills. (AFP/Justin Sullivan)
05:30 GMT
The social networking service is releasing a new app that will help professionals learn more about their coworkers' skills.
Married couples who work together find challenges others may not experience.
05:00 GMT
It's already hard enough separating work life with home life.
Turkish Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdogan arrives by bus with his wife Emine Erdogan in the southeastern city of Diyarbakir on Nov. 16, 2013. (AFP/Mehmet Engin)
04:30 GMT
The green-friendly bus will make its first public appearance on Istanbul's roads Thursday.
Ten out of 12 consumers in the UAE still use cash over credit, according to a recent poll. (AFP/File)
04:00 GMT
Ten out of 12 consumers in the UAE still use cash over credit, according to a recent poll.

August 19, 2015

Aivaras Abromavicius said he plans to make an official visit to Iran to discuss cooperation between the two countries. (AFP/File)
23:18 GMT
Ukraine's minister of economy and trade said he plans to make an official visit to Iran to discuss cooperation between the two countries.
The refugee schools will open on time thanks to donors that helped solve the UN's budgetary crisis. (AFP/File)
23:00 GMT
The refugee schools will open on time thanks to donors that helped solve the UN's budgetary crisis.
Kuwait's new projects got a $17 billion boost with a new refinery and airport terminal. (AFP/File)
19:11 GMT
Kuwait's new projects got a $17 billion boost with a new refinery and airport terminal.
The competition authority referred the manufacturing giant to prosecutors as a "criminal procedure" after it was accused of monopolistic practice. (Facebook/Oriental Weavers)
19:05 GMT
The competition authority referred the manufacturing giant to prosecutors as a "criminal procedure" after it was accused of monopolistic practice.
Apple is reportedly opening its first store in the Middle East on Sept. 28 in the Mall of Emirates. (AFP/File)
18:14 GMT
Apple is reportedly opening its first store in the Middle East on Sept. 28 in the Mall of Emirates.
A Palestinian man displays his smartphone Wednesday in the West Bank city of Ramallah on July 24, 2013. (AFP/Abbas Momani)
18:03 GMT
Palestinian and Israeli authorities are discussing service providers for 3G and 4G networkers in the occupied territories.
The Finance Ministry issued gold medals that have been minted by the Egyptian authorities. (AFP/File)
15:03 GMT
The Finance Ministry issued gold medals that have been minted by the Egyptian authorities.
The Kurdish government said the disruptions have cost about half a billion dollars. (AFP/File)
12:51 GMT
The Kurdish government said the disruptions have cost about half a billion dollars.
Embattled workers of Essa Engineering and Marine Services have resorted to burning furniture for cooking fires. (File photo)
09:33 GMT
Of an initial 1317 workers embroiled in a labor dispute in Ajman, 200 remain unpaid for 6 months and living in squalor.
Not so anonymous now: member account details and log-ins for the networking site were posted by the hackers. (Ashley Madison)
09:19 GMT
The Impact Team hackers of the Ashley Madison website have dumped data containing personal details, after the website failed to comply with the hackers' demands.
UAE residents have been hit with rising costs of living. (Digital Journal)
08:46 GMT
Luxury retail aside, services are also feeling the knock-on effect of the tourism downturn from Russia, CIS and China.
More than 50,000 companies will be part of the WPS, which was due to take effect on August 18. (AFP/Marwan Naamani)
07:50 GMT
Implementation of the wage protection system for migrant workers is reportedly delayed due to participating companies' compliance difficulties.
The automotive sector is not accounted for by the Central Bank of Egypt, which has lead to credit problems. (Testmiles.com)
07:31 GMT
Egypt is facing increased demand for vehicles, a shortage of cars and no end in sight for the current crisis.
The new Scroll Capture feature allows you to snap the entire webpage in the Note 5. (Droid Life)
06:11 GMT
Lighter and slimmer than the Note 4, the Note 5 is being billed as having the best display on the market.
Take into account your post-MBA career aspirations when considering a school. (Insead)
05:30 GMT
A management degree is a major investment in time, money and resources - if you're considering an MBA, follow these steps to help you find the right program.
If you need financial assistance, make sure you choose the right kind. (Pinterest)
05:00 GMT
The start of the school term is laden with expenses from tuition to stationery. Shop smarter to avoid overspending!

August 18, 2015

Dubai's upscale hotels saw its occupancy rates rise by 26.1 percent in July. (AFP/File)
21:55 GMT
Dubai's upscale hotels saw its occupancy rates rise by 26.1 percent after Ramadan.
A human rights group said reducing Internet prices would help bring in more customers.
21:41 GMT
A human rights group said reducing Internet prices would help bring in more customers.
The government said it expects to receive more financial assistance within the next year. (AFP/File)
21:11 GMT
The government said it expects to receive more financial assistance within the next year.
Iran's new sturgeon farm is the largest in the region and produces the best of the delicacy.
20:29 GMT
Iran's new sturgeon farm is the largest in the region and produces the best of the delicacy.
Spending will rise to over $120 billion in the next ten years while the US increases its drone presence. (AFP/File)
20:16 GMT
Spending will rise to over $120 billion in the next ten years while the US increases its drone presence.
Security sources said the Egyptian army is planning to fill a trench with seawater to farm fish. (AFP/File)
20:07 GMT
Security sources said the Egyptian army is planning to fill a trench with seawater to farm fish.
Union workers in Lebanon declared an open strike on Tuesday when authorities resumed dumping waste at the port. (AFP/File)
16:39 GMT
Union workers in Lebanon declared an open strike on Tuesday when authorities resumed dumping waste at the port.
2M also received clearance to call in Saudi Arabia and Russia. (Israports)
12:00 GMT
The new agreement with Maersk-MSC's 2M Alliance represents Israel's largest and most important trade route after Western Europe.
Service to Baghdad will resume on Sept 17. (UAE Interact)
11:19 GMT
Flights to Baghdad were suspended in January 2015 after a flydubai plane was hit by bullets on landing.
The dam is scheduled for completion in 2017 and is slated to be Africa's largest hydroelectric plant. (Elmogaz)
10:57 GMT
The tripartite committee will be meeting to discuss latest developments regarding the undelivered report by foreign consultancy firms.
Koryolink, which is 75 percent owned by Orascom, is estimated to have $630m in cash reserves, but sanctions prevent conversion to foreign currency. (Technews.cn)
08:49 GMT
Orascom holds a 75 percent in North Korea's main wireless network, but planned merger is being restricted by financial sanctions.
Maritime exports increased by 87 percent following the choking of land exports due to insecurity. (Shutterstock)
08:00 GMT
Lebanese exporters apply for $14m worth of subsidies which will cover nearly 50 percent of maritime shipping costs.
On July 20, gold dropped to a five-year low of $1,080 an ounce. (livemint.com)
07:44 GMT
Local shoppers took full advantage of low gold prices, sweeping 13 tonnes of gold jewelry off the shelves in three weeks.
Saudi Arabia registered a 28.9 percent increase in passengers over last year, with Gulf countries experiencing similar volumes. (Twitter)
07:13 GMT
Growth in GCC's aviation industry is driving a need for efficient air traffic management and solutions.
Passengers travelling outside the EU are exempt from 20 percent VAT. (VK.com)
06:39 GMT
Who gets more when you show your boarding pass at duty-free shopping, the buyer or the seller?
Make social encounters mutually beneficial rather than milking them for purely selfish reasons. (Shutterstock)
05:45 GMT
Build your contacts strategically by avoiding these common networking mistakes.