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October 16, 2016

The new discovery in the Qastal area would be a tremendous potential to develop investments and tourism in the region. (Shutterstock)
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The vital spring, with a capacity of 100cm per hour, was found during prospecting for deep-water reservoirs south of the Queen Alia International Airport .
Acer has managed to shave 0.2 inches off the height of its chassis, though at 2.48 pounds, the Swift 7 is still slightly heavier than Apple's MacBook. (File photo)
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Acer is clearly targeting the upscale with the features and design of the Swift 7.
Significant investment is accelerating Lebanon's $400 million knowledge economy, which could add 25,000 ICT jobs and contribute $7 billion to the country's GDP by 2025. (Shutterstock)
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Lebanese entrepreneurs are taking advantage of the focus on start-ups at this year's Gitex Technology Week.
You will need to move past your shock and frustration and focus on how to stabilise financially and begin a new journey that takes you to where you hoped to end up financially. (Shutterstock)
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Whatever the case of past financial troubles, here are some tips on helping you get on the road to recovery.
The NTRA decided to grant the license for the international communications gateway to companies that would pay for the license fully in US dollars. (File photo)
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Despite mobile operators' pleas to amend conditions for obtaining 4G licenses in Egypt, the NTRA has enforced more difficult terms.
Some scammers will even use job boards and sites to find their victims. (Shutterstock)
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When applying for jobs online, one of the most important features to always verify is the privacy policy of the job site being used.
The new partnership is an ambitious effort by SoftBank and its billionaire founder, Masayoshi Son, to expand the company’s footprint worldwide. (Twitter)
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The Japanese-Saudi joint venture will create one of the largest tech investment funds in the world.
Companies that previously did business with both firms will now find the teams serving them have combined into one, while more broadly they will notice combined engagement in terms of activities and events. (Twitter)
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Dell's $67B acquisition of EMC Corp in September comes at a time when IT spending in the Middle East is growing, with a forecast increase this year of 3.7 per cent to $212.9B.
There is a lot to see from 3D-printed cars to VR roller coasters, drones, augmented reality and more with the latest in cutting-edge technology and innovation. (
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Gitex Technology Week opens today, showcasing how start-ups and innovative technologies are 'Re-Imagining Realities' in organisations and daily lives of people.
A ministry spokesman said that 14 categories would be exempted from the KD450 minimum salary condition. (Shutterstock)
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Kuwait's decision to raise minimum salary for expats' dependents visas will dramatically reduce the number of expatriate families living in Kuwait.
In a statement Friday from OPEC on the outcome of the meetings in Istanbul, Russian Energy Minister Alexander Novak said support was growing from non-member states. (Shutterstock)
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OPEC meetings on the sidelines of energy conference in Istanbul were 'constructive' but weren't quite enough to lift crude oil prices higher at the start of trading Friday in New York.

October 13, 2016

When you take into account multiplier effects, the total impact of inbound Muslim tourism spend on US GDP is a staggering $50.8B. (
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A study by halal travel firm Salam Standard reports that the US accounted for 24 percent or $35B of the global Islamic travel market, worth $145B last year.