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October 26, 2016

Since 2008, Berytech Fund has invested in 15 ventures focusing on technology companies in Lebanon with proven commercial viability. (
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Berytech I has sold its stake in three of its tech portfolio companies, with a 14.4 percent profit.
Changi Airport International has been contracted to run King Fahd International Airport for the last eight years. (Shutterstock)
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The biggest ground handler at Singapore's Changi Airport will expand operations in the Middle East with a new air cargo project at Dammam airport.
The UAE is eagerly awaiting suggestions on best practice and the ideal regulatory framework that would allow its mining industry to grow and thrive even in difficult times. (Shutterstock)
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The UAE is calling on technical experts, manufacturers and policymakers to submit their recommendations to the government in order to develop its mining laws.
All the trees are native or near native hardwood and all of them are resistant to the climatic conditions of the country. (Supplied photo)
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The 8.3sq km forest is located 50kms from Doha and will include 950,000 trees, two lakes and four islands when complete.
Women are coming to the UAE on visit visas and then they are brought to Oman most often illegally. (File photo)
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A new investigation reveals that domestic workers from Asia and Africa are being imported to work illegally in Oman by unscrupulous agents.
The underwriting applications for the bonds reached around $4 billion, or 400 per cent of the issuance value.(Shutterstock)
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Economists voiced mixed reactions on Jordan's bond issuance, voicing concerns for adding to Jordan's rising public debt.
Samsung hasn’t offered a full discount for its volatile Note 7, and that wouldn’t have played well with millions of customers. (AFP/File)
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Samsung has a mountain to climb to win back the trust of its customers and investments after the Galaxy Note 7 disaster.
Alabbar, who made his fortune as the chairman of Emaar Properties, has been moving into other areas, in particular technology. (AFP/File)
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The Emaar chairman is planning to launch a messaging service app that would be designed for an Arabic-speaking audience.
Al Jazeera Steel believes that the determined margin/duty will not have impact on the company’s revenue and profit. (Shutterstock)
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The US Department of Commerce has imposed an anti-dumping duty for the export of circular welded steel pipes.
The second phase of DWC expansion will be to increase capacity to 120 million passengers a year ahead of Emirates' planned move. (File photo)
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With capacity at Dubai World Central is set to increase to around 25 million passengers a year by the end of 2017, Emirates airline operations will move to the emirate's second airport next year.
The bankruptcy law is one of the most important foundations of the UAE legislative system considering its role in strengthening  the investment environment for the UAE economy. (File photo)
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Under the new system, companies and individuals in the UAE will now be able to restructure their debt while avoiding bankruptcy liquidation.

October 25, 2016

The launch comes following a study by the Dubai Design & Fashion Council (DDFC) suggesting the Middle East and North Africa will require at least 30,000 design graduates by 2019. (Foster+Partners)
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Dubai Holding and Dubai Creative Clusters Authority have partnered with MIT and Parsons School of Design to launch Dubai's new design and innovation school.
Steve Jobs with the iPod in 2004. (AFP/File)
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To mark its 15th anniversary, we take a look back at every iPod model that has ever been released.
The drop in oil prices has caused challenges in managing the fiscal position of the country. (Shutterstock)
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Oman's Central Bank president has confirmed that as much as 60-70 per cent of the budget deficit will be met by way of external borrowings over the next four years.
In addition to the free zone options, the Port Zone itself has a 1,944 sq m warehouse, and a further non-free zone area contains another 1,944 sq m warehouse and 2,000 sq m of open storage.   (WAM)
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The new free zone offers new options for supply chain management, storage and manufacturing in the emirate in the centre city port location, delivering a range of logistical and business advantages.
US Secretary of State John Kerry meets with Saudi Foreign Minister Adel al-Jubeir in London on January 14, 2016. (AFP/File)
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The US is looking at old and new sectors of investment that are emerging as part of Saudi's National Transformation Program.
Consultations will be held over the coming period on measures and steps needed to agree on the date of holding the summit, and extend invitations to kings, presidents and princes of Arab countries.  (Shutterstock)
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The next Arab League Summit will be held in Jordan, after Yemen declined to host the meeting.
ICARDA made the first withdrawal from the Norwegian “Doomsday” Global Seed Vault to reconstruct the collection lost in Aleppo. (Wikimedia Commons)
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Terbol's new facility is being prepared to house and restore Aleppo's seed legacy, which was threatened by conflict in Syria.
The Fujairah port is the second largest — behind Singapore — bun­kering port in the world. (
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Despite lacking oil reserves and produc­tion of their own, Fujairah port has estab­lished itself as a regional refined oil products hub.
In accordance with regulations, Adeptio will launch a mandatory tender offer to the remaining Americana shareholders to purchase their shares at the same price.  (File photo)
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Adeptio bought a 66.79 percent stake in Americana (Kuwait Food Company) in a deal valued to be $2.36 billion.
The longer you’re out of the workforce, the tougher it becomes to make a comeback. (File photo)
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While your wait between jobs is often decided by your financial abilities and desire to pursue a better position, in many cases a longer wait can hurt your prospects.
Personal budgeting does not need an advanced accounting degree.  (Shutterstock)
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Keeping in mind the rising cost of living, saving a portion of your income may be challenging, but is certainly possible.

October 24, 2016

Your account can help you enhance your online presence and marketability to prospective employers. (Bayt)
18:00 GMT offers several features that can help enhance different areas of your career growth.
The bulk of the subsidies given to Sheikh Mohammed came from a single payment scheme based on land owned rather than how the land is used. (
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A Greenpeace investigation has revealed that Sheikh Mohammed received GBP923,760 ($1.12m) in taxpayer subsidies for his Newmarket-based stud farms Darley Stud and Godolphin.
Egypt's Ministry of Petroleum has no information about the suspension of supplies during October. (File photo)
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Egypt's Energy Committee intends to call on the Ministry of Petroleum to review the agreement with Saudi Aramco to find out why the petroleum shipment supplied to Egypt was suspended in October.
A large pool of companies in the non-financial category has also made ADGM their home base, including law firms, professional and corporate service providers and family offices. (File photo)
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One year after the establishment of the financial free zone, ADGM has registered and granted licences to 160 companies from a range of industries and sectors.
Entitled “Insecurities: Tracing Displacement and Shelter”, the show looks at emergency housing in contemporary crisis zones. (UNHCR)
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For the first time, a major museum has explored the plight of the world’s homeless with an exhibition on refugee shelters.
Gulf Craft manufactures about 400 boats a year with 40 to 50 being yachts with an annual turnover of $100 million. (Gulf Craft)
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Gulf Craft will expand its shipyard in Umm Al Quwainby 20 per cent to build mega yachts of more than 50 metres in size, and will build a fourth shipyard in the UAE.
WalkCar will begin shipping in September 2017 and will set you back $1,280. (YouTube)
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Japan's Cocoa Motors have developed a the "super car" that weighs 2.8kg, takes 60 minutes to charge for a similar 60-minute driving time, and has a top speed of 16kmh.
Sarajevo's Old town, Bosnia. (Shutterstock)
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Green Valley International Real Estate will develop its third project in Bosnia, a $44M villa complex with a four-star hotel in Sarajevo.
As GCC countries will have reviewed VAT systems and practices from across the globe, they are likely to introduce VAT systems heavily dependent on technology to ensure efficiency. (Shutterstock)
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GCC business must prepare for the challenges associated with introduction of VAT, and the possibility that the five percent tax will increase over time.
In addition to the economic aid, the US provided $463 million in military aid to Jordan this year, bringing the total of economic and military aid to $1.275 billion. (File photo)
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The grants will support Jordan’s critical long-term goals for growth and development, while simultaneously assisting Jordan in its efforts to host Syrian refugees across the Kingdom
A wholesale Islamic investment bank regulated by the Central Bank of Bahrain, Ibdar Bank is engaged in real estate, private equity, capital markets and investment advisory activities. (Trade Arabia)
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Ibdar's new acquisition is located in Montgomery county, a wealthy commuter suburb 25 miles from Washington DC.
Russian Oil Minister Alexander Novak (L) arrives for a meeting with his Saudi counterpart in Riyadh on October 23, 2016. (AFP/Fayez Nureldine)
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Russian Minister of Energy Alexander Novak is visiting the Kingdom amid hopes in world oil markets for an agreement between Russia and OPEC on initiatives to keep crude above $50 a barrel.

October 23, 2016

3D printing technology will revolutionise the economic sectors that most affect people’s lives. This includes construction, medical equipment and supplies and even consumer products. (Shutterstock)
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The Foundation will identify suitable investment channels in the region for Autodesk’s $100m Spark investment fund, which supports 3D printing entrepreneurs and start-ups.
Once completed, the new Suez Canal for Iron and Steel plant will boast a production capacity of about 1.2 million tonnes of steel per annum. (AFP/File)
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As per the deal, Saudi International Expertise Association Academy will set up the new factory on a plot owned by the SCA.
Live streaming can be launched by pressing a big red button labelled "Go Insta." (Shutterstock/ArthurStock)
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A live video streaming component is currently being tested in Instagram, following the success of the format on Snapchat and Facebook.
Saudi bourse opened to foreign investors June 15, 2016. (AFP/File)
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High international demand on Saudi public bonds is irrefutable evidence that the Saudi economy now enjoys high credibility according to World countries, especially after the announcement of the Saudi Vision 2030 and economic reforms.
An employee walks at a solar plant in Masdar outside the Emirate of Abu Dhabi. (AFP/File)
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Jordan’s largest solar power plant will meet the annual power needs of around 110,000 homes.
The decision to lease or buy a car goes back to your current life situation and how committed you’re to your current job and location. (Shutterstock)
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Auto financing may be easy to acquire, but consider the risks carefully before you buy.
You will find that your email isn’t always overloaded with important tasks and urgent requests. (File photo)
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Trying to keep on top of a never-ending stream of emails requires organizational skills such as the ability to prioritize.
Total Lebanese exports, including industrial items, average about $3 billion a year. (Shutterstock)
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Lebanon's industrial exports in the first eight months of 2016 fell to $1.713 billion, a 14.7 percent drop from the same period of 2015 and a 19.2 percent drop from the 2014 period.
The JTB has created a scheme for airlines as well as local and international travel agents, offering incentives on the condition that flights go directly to Aqaba. (
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Jordan's new partnership with Ukraine’s Feerie Travel will see new wekly charter flights from Kiev to Aqaba’s King Hussein International Airport until January 2017, and from March until November 2017.
The strategic location provides returns expected to deliver an approximately 6.5 per cent yield every year. (Shutterstock)
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The Kuwaiti firm acquired General Electric’s (GE) global operation centre building in the mixed-use development area of downtown Cincinnati, Ohio.
Saudi Arabia's oil minister outlined the rapidly changing landscape in the energy industry since OPEC last month in Algeria to modestly cut its output. (File photo)
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The Saudi Arabian oil minister has announced plans to boost its refining and chemicals business and expand into cleaner energy such as nuclear power.

October 21, 2016

The new auction trend for the region is “vintage is king” – or queen, since we see more and more lady collectors participating in the auctions. (Twitter)
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The success of auctions by Christie's Dubai reflects a thriving, sustainable international art market in the Middle East.

October 20, 2016

Passport fraud is more commonplace than one might expect. (
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Passport fraud could sweeping the globe faster than Syrian refugees are fleeing; in fact, the practice is not limited to the Syrian refugee community but is also the preserve shady business oligarchs.
Israel will also provide assistance in other projects, including solar energy, electricity production, irrigation, and gas. (Shutterstock)
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Ynetnews reports that Israel is preparing large-scale projects to assist Egypt's 'fragile economy.'
Eat' Bahrain market offering currently includes 80 restaurants, including Michelin-led restaurants CUT by Wolfgang Puck and Masso by Chef Susy Massetti. (Shutterstock)
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Founded in 2014, Eat’s consumer facing apps, available on web, iOS and Android, allow diners across Bahrain and Dubai to discover fine-dining restaurants and make real-time reservations.
Remittances and capital inflows are some of the few remaining elements that keep the struggling Lebanese economy on its feet. (File photo)
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The World Bank revised upward its estimates for remittances and inflows to Lebanon to reach $7.6B compared to $7.48B last year.
Egypt is currently reviewing eligibility for a smart card system through which low income Egyptians access state-subsidised food. (File photo)
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The Egyptian government is considering the increase of state support for individuals facing 'economic hardships' as a result of fiscal reforms.
The solar energy will allow residents to operate water pumps and tanks at Abu Zaytun area and will provide water for around 500 people.  (File photo)
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A project sponsored by TIKA, Turkey’s international development agency, will help provide electricity via solar energy for families in Bethlehem.
If you prefer to get a full refund, you will need the original receipt and take the phone back to where you originally purchased it from. (
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Owners of the Note7 can either exchange their device with a Galaxy S7 edge or receive a full refund.
 First Avenue will be designed as an European-style mall, with an indoor-outdoor boulevard and Arabesque influences. (Gulf Business)
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Based at the edge of the Dubai Autodrome, the overall two-storey development will stretch across 500,000sq ft, linked by a one-kilometre roadway . The development is slated to open in the first quarter of next year.
Incorrect details were common in job applicants' work history, grades, qualifications, institutions or course dates. (File photo)
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Due diligence company HireRight has revealed that over 60 percent of resumes in MENA contained inaccuracies, errors or exaggeration.
The fundamental challenge for the GCC states is that they have to diversify their economies as well as create new job opportunities in non-oil sectors. (File photo)
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According to the IMF, the combined fiscal deficit of six-nation GCC bloc is nearly $500 billion for next six years and governments need to introduce new taxes and cut spending.
The event is Bahrain’s first tri-service defence exhibition, covering land, sea and air. (Wikimedia Commons)
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The first Bahrain International Defence Exhibition and Conference (Bidec) will be take place from October 16 to18 next year.
The $17.5B bond issue kicks off the efforts by the Kingdom to plug its large budget deficit of $87 billion this year due to a hole left by oil prices, which have fallen more than a half from the peak seen in 2013. (File photo)
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Saudi Arabia is expected to raise 75 percent more in the $17.5B bond issue than the earlier anticipated, receiving an order book of around $70 billion.

October 19, 2016

New findings reveal that Saudi Arabia is becoming the number one in the Middle East in term of the use of social media. (Shutterstock)
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The Global Internet Forum and Exhibition will be held for the first time in the Middle East in Jeddah in March 2017.
The Jordan Trail Association has been working with 52 villages along the route to set up accommodation and eating opportunities for hikers. (Terhaal Adventures)
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The Jordan Trail hiking route is split into eight parts, each of which take around four to seven days to complete.
Women participate in a panel during Batala's launch in Riyadh on Monday. (Arab News)
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Announced during an event in Riyadh, the Batala channel has more than 1,000 videos and is categorized by genres such as comedy, education, fitness, and more.
The emphasis on having skills listed first in a resume shows that hiring managers are trying to find quickly what they are looking for. (File photo)
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Customisation helps the hiring manager see why you think you’re a good fit for the position for which you're applying.

Sectors that have been hit the hardest so far include the private sector oil and gas and construction industries, that are faced by lower investment, project delays, retendering, margin pressure and delays in customer payments. (Shutterstock)
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Large government-related entities (GREs) with important mandates in the oil and gas, utilities and telecom sectors, have adopted conservative funding strategies to cope with low oil prices, according to the ratings agency.
The system was implemented after some employees at Medina’s mayor’s office and municipality were “not strictly following their working hours”. (Shutterstock)
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In an attempt to increase productivity, Medina Municipality has imposed a system requiring employees to clock in via fingerprint scanner five times a day.
A new report warns that encouraging estimates are not suffice to claim that Lebanon will smoothly extract and export gas in the future without any difficulties. (File photo)
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A new policy paper prepared by former Economy Minister Nasser Saidi stressed that the challenges that Lebanon will face in extracting gas are much bigger and daunting than immediate benefits.
The W Hotel Amman will be the only building in the area with a helipad. (W Hotels)
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The 37-storey W in Amman is under development by Abu Dhabi's Eagle Hills and will be run by Marriott International Inc.
Russia has been a leading non-member supporter of efforts to control production and influence crude oil prices. (Shutterstock)
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The price of crude oil bounced up in early Tuesday trading in response to favorable sentiments from oil producers during an conference in London.

Business and residential consumers will gain access to comprehensive offers that combine fast-speed mobile internet and voice, fixed broadband, gaming and data center services. (File photo)
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The new acquisition marries Ooredoo Kuwait's comprehensive nationwide wireless network with FASTtelco's fiber broadband solutions, but the companies will remain as separate legal entities.
Taieb Baccouche, Tunisian Minister for Foreign Affairs and Federica  Mogherini, High Representative of the EU for Foreign Affairs and Security Policy. (EU)
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The EU is set to scale up aid to Tunisia in 2017 on the basis of the progress of the reforms announced in the Tunisian government’s strategic development plan.
The Egyptian government agreed earlier this month to issue international bonds worth $3-5 billion. (File photo)
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Egypt needs to obtain $6B from foreign institutions before submitting the $12B loan agreement to the IMF’s board for adoption.

October 18, 2016

Low commodity prices, political uncertainty and weak foreign investor interest is weakening major African economies. (Wikimedia Commons)
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Declining to name the routes affected Emirates President Tim Clark warned that certain routes to Africa could be cut entirely in light of economic difficulties on the continent.
Four airports from Asia dominated the top five list, while Dubai’s international terminal claimed the number one spot in the Middle East region. (Shutterstock)
12:47 GMT
Which MENA airport gets the dubious crown of the world's worst airport?
OSN will offer a portfolio of entertainment including Deadpool, Ice Age: Collision Course and the DreamWorks Animation title, Kung Fu Panda 3.  (IMDB)
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OSN's long-standing partnership with 20th Century Fox Television Distribution will bring more exclusive content and award-winning shows to MENA screens.
There's huge market potential in e-commerce, where currently only one per cent of commerce in Muslim countries is done online. (
11:55 GMT
A special panel at Dubai's Global Islamic Economy Summit is exploring the obstacles facing start-ups in the Islamic economy.
Sometimes pushing yourself outside your comfort zone can be inspiring. (Shutterstock)
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The daily grind can be gruelling. Keep upbeat and motivated with these tips.
Saudi women seeking to marry a non-Saudi husband must be aged between 30 and 55 with an age difference of no greater than 10 years. (Shutterstock)
11:09 GMT
Stricter rules for the marriage of nationals to non-Saudis include minimum requirements for income, housing, age and health standards.
Ensuring that mission-critical IT is constantly operational is key in the aviation sector. (File photo)
07:47 GMT
The DXB data centre will be the first of two planned modular facilities to be built by Huawei that will support the critical operations of Dubai Airports.
In May this year, Visa opened its third global innovation centre at Dubai Internet City that will help develop payment technology solutions for the region. (Shutterstock)
07:12 GMT
At Gitex Technology Week, Visa is showing off its latest prototypes it has developed to demonstrate the simplicity of digital payments in the near future.
Developed by Qatar Rail, the new sustainable transport system is expected to cater to the 250,000 inhabitants of Lusail and serve around 40,000 daily visitors. (File photo)
06:52 GMT
The Finnish elevator firm Kone will supply elevators, escalators and autowalks for the transport network in Qatar's new city of Lusail.
GCC sovereigns' financing needs will likely remain substantial over the next several years, given the region's almost uniform dependence on hydrocarbons. (File photo)
05:37 GMT
The region's funding requirements have been mounting since 2015, when the drop in oil-related revenue turned fiscal surpluses into deficits.

October 17, 2016

Projects such as the Iran-Oman gas pipeline, Iran-Oman shipping line and $250M worth of Iranian shopping mall projects to be developed by Omani investors are expected to further bilateral ties. (Twitter)
13:00 GMT
Oman and Iran are taking steps to boost trade from one billion dollars annually to up to five billion within five years.
A small number of potential buyers from the Middle East are vying for Oger's stake in Arab Bank, including Saudi Arabia's al-Hokair family. (File photo)
11:58 GMT
The embattled company is hoping to raise up to a billion dollars with the sale of its 20.93 percent stake in Arab Bank, but experts warn that even $1B is a drop in the ocean for Oger's debts.
Graduate and post graduate degree in business management continue to trump other fields of study as the most sought-after educational qualifications. (Shutterstock)
11:28 GMT
If you're looking for a job in the Middle East over the next three months, here are a few things you should know.
Users will be able to use a smart application on their personal gadgets to book, pay the rate and open one of the cars available in certain locations all over Dubai. (RTA)
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The smart car service is one of the many smart technologies on show at the 36th Gitex Technology Week at the Dubai World Trade Center.
Due to the lower production this year, stakeholders expect a rise in olive oil prices, speculating that the 16-litre olive oil container will sell for JD80-90. (Irbidplan)
09:48 GMT
Jordan's Olive Products Exporters Association is supporting a ban on olive oil exports and imports, following a 30 percent drop in olive fruit production that can barely cover domestic consumption.
The decision to walk away from the merger comes four months after the banks agreed terms of the share-swap ratio for the deal. (Twitter)
09:00 GMT
A proposed merger that would have created Oman's second largest bank has been scrapped as talks between Bank Dhofar and Bank Sohar collapse.
Samsung has permanently halted production of the Galaxy Note 7 less than two months after launch following reports that some batteries caught fire. (Twitter)
08:20 GMT
The UAE carriers join a growing list of airlines that have banned Samsung Galaxy Note 7 mobile phones onboard their flights in response to reports of the phone catching fire.
A team from Hyperloop One is also working with Dubai’s Roads and Transport Authority as part of the Future Accelerators programme. (AFP Photo/John Gurzinski)
07:58 GMT
DP World's latest announcement follows an MoU in August to assess the feasibility of using high-speed transportation technology hyperloop to shift cargo at Jebel Ali port in Dubai.
Orange Egypt signed a $484 million worth deal, Vodafone Egypt signed the agreement for $335 million, while Etisalat finalized a $535.5 million deal. (File photo)
07:04 GMT
Negotiations between Egypt's NTRA and major mobile operators to acquire 4G licenses have ended with multi-million dollar contracts with Vodafone, Etisalat and Orange.
The 284-room Four Seasons Hotel will be located in the Burj Alshaya’s 22-storey Eastern Tower. (
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Located in downtown Kuwait City, Four Seasons Hotel Kuwait at Burj Alshaya will open in early 2017 as part of the new Burj Alshaya mixed-use development.
Iran needs to purchase between 400 and 500 commercial airliners over the next decade to rejuvenate its ageing aviation fleet.  (Wikimedia Commons)
05:26 GMT
Iran's purchase of Airbus and Boeing jets remains weighed down by negotiations.

October 16, 2016

The new discovery in the Qastal area would be a tremendous potential to develop investments and tourism in the region. (Shutterstock)
13:49 GMT
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)
13:22 GMT
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)
13:00 GMT
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)
12:09 GMT
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)
12:00 GMT
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)
11:52 GMT
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)
10:30 GMT
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)
08:55 GMT
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.