It's tempting to want out when you see the stock market dip.
Egypt's culture minister said the country may be establishing a holding company for cinematic productions.
The Islamic bonds will be worth about $211 million, the finance ministry said Thursday.
September 3, 2015
The private sector contracted further in August as business conditions and political tensions worsen in Lebanon.
Baharash Architecture won a contract to design a luxury eco-retreat in the Liwa desert.
Low oil prices took a toll on Iraq's revenue, which saw a decrease of nearly $1 billion compared with the previous month.
The Chinese manufacturer launched a new flagship phone on Wednesday.
"Financial inclusion can be a gateway out of poverty."
The non-oil private sector in Egypt grew last month despite increasing unemployment rates, a survey said.
A legal rights organization wrote a letter to General Electric saying the movement was "unlawful racial discrimination."
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September 2, 2015
Iranian Oil Minister Bijan Zangeneh said the country will boost oil production by over 1.5 million barrels a day.
The new Voyager Focus UC, with a wireless stereo and noise cancelation, is designed for those working in loud environments.
The impact of sliding oil prices has been felt in a parallel decline in real estate transactions, but lifting of sanctions brings hope for increased Iranian investment.
Report ahead of Dubai's GITEX Technology Week forecasts 24 percent growth since 2011 to $551M, and pushes for further healthcare innovations.
The value of the contract was undisclosed, but includes high-tech equipment provision, training, and procedures development.
Forum to be held on the sidelines of King Salman's visit to the US on Thursday.
The Global Manufacturing and Industrialisation Summit, to be held in partnership with the United Nations Industrial Development Organization, will be held in late 2016 in Abu Dhabi.
Four decorated Saudia planes debuted a new look for National Day.
Lebanese investors have put $7.2 billion in outward greenfield foreign direct investment (FDI) between January 2003 and May 2015, according to a report by fDi Markets.
ABN Amro's bearish forecast was met by skepticism from gold traders.
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New agreement comes amid heavy international criticism for migrant labor abuse and stalled legal reforms.
September 1, 2015
Dubai plans to reduce its energy consumption by 30 percent in five years.
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Iran is planning its return to the global energy stage with a bang.
The delay came one day after news broke on the discovery of a natural gas field in Egypt.
The International Organisation for Child Protection said that the move would help protect children from joining armed conflicts abroad.
Fears that Islamist militants will derail the development of largest ever gas discovery in Egypt's Mediterranean, after offices of Italian firm Eni suffer damage from bombing.
Scientists in the UK have discovered a heat-resistant protein that can bind ice cream and slow the melting process.
Possible shift follows rising levels of domestic consumption of liquefied natural gas and shrinking exports.
The networked society demands faster network performance and creates new needs based on behavioral changes.
The weakening ruble has had a tangible impact on Russian tourists in the GCC.
Saudi exports include olives, wheat, dates, watermelon, poultry, eggs and fresh milk.
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August 31, 2015
The academic year for the UNRWA's 250 schools in Gaza began on Monday with nearly 250,000 children attending.
Environment Minister Mohammed al-Mashnouq asked the Lebanese prime minister to appoint someone in his place.
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The transfer of 50 million cubic meters of fresh water from Israel in return for desalinated water in Jordan has upset environmentalists.
Waiver requests and establishment of an electronic visa facility part of Iran's ambitious plan to boost tourism.
Flammable oil leaked from an electricity station in Assiut on Friday, forcing the closure of 10 water stations.
Oman continues to increase spending on oil production despite calls for more diversity in Gulf funds.
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Health tourism is one of the fastest growing industries in the world, with $100B being spent a year.
Forty percent of Egypt's exports are destined for Libya and Iraq; is the Islamic State imposing fees on Egyptian goods?
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The World Bank said the lifting of sanctions will create a rush of resources for the country.
A survey by dating app Hinge claims that 63 percent of polled users were interested in relationships, against two percent wanting casual hook-ups.
Social media site makes a foray into the virtual assistant market with a feature that helps complete organizational tasks.
Financial disagreements can quickly lead to fractured relationships; especially if talking about money doesn't happen until there is a problem.
August 30, 2015
Undisclosed deal is a welcome development in a project that has been fraught with delays.
Standard and Poor forecast slow growth for global sukuk and islamic financial services in light of declining oil revenues.
Public expenditure on the Aqaba development program between is expected to cost $162.6 million.
Deadly blaze at residential complex rented by Saudi oil giant Aramco began in the basement and was first spotted around 6am.
The new joint company will have locations in Riyadh and Jeddah.
The Dubai company eyes expansion into Iran, Africa and Latin America.
Jordanian authorities are preparing to provide the infrastructure, with electric charging stations.
A report found EgyptAir had accumulated billions in losses in the past three years.
In the face of the debate over nationalization of jobs, there are many capable, skilled Arabs, primarily Saudis, that are voluntarily choosing unemployment.
The United Electrical, Radio and Machine Workers of America have reportedly become the first nationwide union to join the boycott against Israel.
The Turaibil/Karameh crossing has been closed since mid-July over security concerns, adding to Jordanian exporters' woes.
Looking at your phone instead of paying attention in a social setting is not just an adolescent occupation; parents should check their own behavior and monitor their children's habits.
Goldgenie has announced that the Limited edition iPhone 6s in 24K Gold, Rose Gold and Platinum will be available for pre-order on August 31.
Lebanese and Arab banks are feeling the strain from high compliance costs, hampering their ability to properly finance regional economies, says union official.
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August 27, 2015
Sources said the PKK made between $500 million and $2.5 billion a year from its drug trade.
A federal appeals court Wednesday ruled the families were allowed to go after financial claims for Iran-backed "terrorism."
The Cabinet approved a number of bills in its session Thursday.
Russia said the industrial zone will be established in the Suez Canal area.
Israeli media reports released last week reported plans for a palace built with government funding.
A ministry official said the prohibition will begin Sept. 1.
The UN relief agency inched toward closing the $100 million deficit but still faces restructuring that may cost employees their jobs.
The Kurdish government said oil companies operating in northern Iraq will get help to endure the depressed oil economy.
As European tourists decline, the Maldives is turning its attention towards the GCC market, which accounted for only 2.9 percent of tourists in the last six months.
Deregulation caused a spike in petrol prices last month, but the ministry of energy plans to reduce gas prices by 8 percent next month.
Airline was criticized heavily as having restrictive and discriminatory policies with regard to female staff, particularly newly married or pregnant cabin crew.
A gradual tightening of Saudi Arabia's budget would still imply a double-digit deficit next year, according to Merrill Lynch.
With nearly 90 percent of regional economies being driven by SMEs, regional experts met in Amman to discuss challenges to stability and growth.
In a first for the industry, overseas workers can now redeem awards when sending money through the Xpress Money Rewards Program.
The village of Arabsalim knows how to manage its waste.
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The country's import bill may decline for Lebanon's goods coming from China and Europe.
The farmers said it was the government's responsibility to help cover their living expenses.
The 52-year-old man was arrested at the Erez crossing years after Israel began issuing businessmen entry permits.
One out of five people planning to stay at Le Grey Hotel in Beirut canceled reservations due to street riots and security concerns.
An amendment in Egypt's tax law will be raising the income bracket for tax exemptions.
The Ministry of Interior urged UAE residents to use the electronic services to speed up the process.
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The Iranian government said the removal of sanctions will offset the budget deficit and help improve the country's foreign reserves.
The kingdom's stock market jumped 7.4 percent on Tuesday after several days of investors selling their shares.
Motorola's new smartphone enhanced some essential features, focusing on redefining the user experience.
Global marketing company J. Walter Thompson was selected for a contract with Egypt to campaign for the sector.
The Syrian president said in a televised interview that relationships with Iran and Russia remain stable.
August 26, 2015
China's state bank implemented an interest rate cut Wednesday that had mixed reactions from shareholders.
The Middle East loses an average of 40 percent of income per person from gender inequality in the workplace.
The country's defense sector grew 21 percent in the past five years.
Jordanian King Abdullah and Russian President Vladimir Putin met in Moscow on Tuesday to discuss better cooperation to improve Jordan's infrastructure.
More garbage truck drivers staged a sit-in and demanded to know the fate of their jobs after the company's contract expires.