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July 21, 2015

Israeli cloud security firm Adallom became the tech giant's tenth outright acquisition in Israel. (AFP/Robyn Beck)
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Israeli cloud security firm Adallom became the tech giant's tenth outright acquisition in Israel.

July 20, 2015

Some families on the ministry's list have waited up to 20 years for a home. (AFP/File)
18:37 GMT
Some families on the ministry's list have waited up to 20 years for a home.
Gold fans in the region are in for some fantastic deals on jewelry. (AFP/File)
18:25 GMT
Gold fans in the region are in for some fantastic deals on jewelry.
Garbage bags block the sidewalk of Hamra Street in the Lebanese capital Beirut. (AFP/Joseph Eid)
18:11 GMT
Waste management company Sukleen hasn't collected garbage since Friday, protesting the closure of the Naameh landfill.
A Saudi man looks over a new monorail connecting the holy sites of Mecca and Medina in 2010. (AFP/Amer Hilabi)
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The Haramain High-Speed Railway network is expected to link King Abdullah Economic City and Medina by the end of this year.
Workers and journalists stand near the Louvre museum that is still under construction in Abu Dhabi, Oct. 21, 2014. (AFP/Marwan Naamani)
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An average of 5,500 workers are on site, the Tourism Development and Investment Authority said in a statement.
France has delivered three of the jets to Egypt. (AFP/File)
16:27 GMT
France has delivered three of the jets to Egypt.
The EU announced an additional $70 million in humanitarian aid. (AFP/File)
16:18 GMT
The EU announced an additional $70 million in humanitarian aid.
In the midst of an energy crisis, the Gaza Strip is shutting down its sole power plant in Nusairat. (AFP/Mohammed Abed)
16:06 GMT
The Gazan energy authority said it can no longer afford to keep the plant running.
Italian oil and gas company Eni has discovered natural gas estimates of 15 billion meters in Egypt's Nile Delta. (AFP/File)
15:45 GMT
Italian oil and gas company Eni has discovered natural gas estimates of 15 billion meters in Egypt's Nile Delta.
Iran is ramping up oil exports after the nuclear deal removed its sanctions. (AFP/File)
13:52 GMT
Iran is ramping up oil exports after the nuclear deal removed its sanctions.
Greek officials and families at the memorial of soldiers killed in the 1974 coup (left). Tukish Cypriots holding their flags in a parade marking the 40th anniversary of Turkish invasion. (AFP/File)
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Turkey's energy minister said the country could receive $100 million from Greece after an international court ruled in Ankara's favor.
Tourists cool off in a pool in Beirut, but anti-racism campaigners say Lebanon also has a darker side. (AFP/Joseph Barrak)
13:28 GMT
The tourism ministry has longterm programs in mind to boost rural tourism and attract the Lebanese diaspora.
Some people find it difficult to work under the descriptions highly regarded on a resume. (Shutterstock)
12:51 GMT
Sometimes the celebrated traits may not be the right description for you.
There's a way to get a higher standard of living without getting in a stressful situation. (Shutterstock)
12:29 GMT
There's a way to get a higher standard of living without getting in a stressful situation.
Jordanians spent less this year than previous years by 20-30 percent. (Shutterstock)
10:08 GMT
Jordanians spent less this year than previous years by 20-30 percent.
With the Israeli invention, Ripples coffee "foam printer," you can get just about everything on your latte. (Twitter)
09:54 GMT
With the Israeli invention, Ripples coffee "foam printer," you can get just about everything on your latte.
Apple released a new iPod touch that boasted improved cameras, speedier graphics and better fitness tracking capabilities. (AFP/File)
07:06 GMT
This may be the best version yet.

July 19, 2015

Saudi Arabia ramped up oil production to an all-time record high in June, but it may lead to a rising budget deficit. (AFP/File)
15:27 GMT
Saudi Arabia ramped up oil production to an all-time record high in June, but it may lead to a rising budget deficit.
General Motors vehicles go through assembly at the company's plant in Detroit, Michigan. (AFP/Bill Pugliano)
11:06 GMT
Sales of Chevrolet, Cadillac and GMC vehicles have seen a 21 percent boost for the month of June compared with the same month last year.
The country will recover over $100 billion in assets currently frozen by sanctions. (AFP/File)
10:36 GMT
The country will recover over $100 billion in assets currently frozen by sanctions.
Bahrain's economy is expected to grow by at least four percent this year despite global financial challenges, an executive said. (AFP/File)
09:40 GMT
Bahrain's economy is expected to grow by at least four percent this year despite global financial challenges, an executive said.
A Qatari liquefied natural gas carrier passes through the Suez Canal. (AFP/File)
08:26 GMT
Declining oil and gas output and increasing consumption has turned the country into a net energy importer.
Analysts say Iran's annual import demands could hit $200 billion by 2020. (AFP/File)
08:16 GMT
Analysts say Iran's annual import demands could hit $200 billion by 2020.
The port city of Aqaba is the preferred destination for Jordanian holiday makers. (AFP/File)
07:00 GMT
The port city of Aqaba is the preferred destination for Jordanian holiday makers.
Palestinian children play on a mini-ferris wheel outside a UN school in Jabalia, northern Gaza, on Monday. (AFP/Mahmud Hams)
06:00 GMT
Cutbacks at the UNRWA could affect dozens of schools managed by the agency.
Dubai property prices have been especially volatile in the past few years. (apexluxury.com)
05:00 GMT
Increasing rent and living costs make it more difficult for people to spend wisely.
Facebook is letting users shop on the site without ever having to leave. (Shutterstock)
05:00 GMT
Facebook is letting users shop on the site without ever having to leave.
The greeting card industry is quickly declining with new digital alternatives. (AFP/File)
05:00 GMT
The greeting card industry is quickly declining with new digital alternatives.
Office politics may play a role in your relationship with your coworkers. (Shutterstock)
05:00 GMT
Sometimes you can get in a situation that's beyond your control.
Dubai's national carrier said it has deployed its A380 plane to handle the Eid travelers. (AFP/File)
04:00 GMT
Dubai's national carrier said it has deployed its A380 plane to handle the Eid travelers.

July 18, 2015

Muslim institutions have reported an increase in charity payments during this year's Ramadan. (AFP/File)
22:45 GMT
Muslim institutions have reported an increase in charity payments in 2015.
Crompton Greaves was awarded a major contract by Saudi Electricity Company. (AFP/File)
22:10 GMT
Crompton Greaves was awarded a major contract by Saudi Electricity Company.
Apple users may be at risk for a scam that says it can help "fix your phone." (AFP/Robyn Beck)
06:00 GMT
Apple users may be at risk for a scam that says it can help "fix your phone."

July 17, 2015

Political groups should not obstruct the work of the Cabinet, a coalition leader said Thursday. (AFP/File)
06:00 GMT
Political groups should not obstruct the work of the Cabinet, a coalition leader said Thursday.

July 16, 2015

Turkmen, Arab and Kurdish residents of Kirkuk prepare to play the "Siniyah," or tray game, a tradition during the long evenings of the holy fasting month of Ramadan. (AFP/Marwan Ibrahim)
15:56 GMT
Coffee shops tend to hire more people to keep up with delivery orders and customer needs.
Spinneys supermarket in Cairo. (Creative Commons/Asim Bharwani)
15:30 GMT
The popular supermarket chain was fined by the Dubai Municipality after a customer spotted the cockroaches.
Global markets didn't see much of a change after Iran and world powers reached an agreement Thursday. (AFP/Spencer Platt)
14:24 GMT
Global markets didn't see much of a change after Iran and world powers reached an agreement Thursday.
A senior US official said Washington is committed to ending the row between the two bordering countries. (AFP/File)
14:14 GMT
A senior US official said Washington is committed to ending the row between the two bordering countries.
Raids will focus on areas with the highest number of stores selling pirated media. (AFP/Ramzi Haidar)
12:51 GMT
Raids will focus on areas with the highest number of stores selling pirated media.
Iranians shop at the main old bazaar in Tehran on June 1, 2013. (AFP/Atta Kenare)
12:14 GMT
Iranian trade will be boosted, but the country needs billions of dollars of investment to make meaningful gains.
It's tempting to accept a job if you're unhappy with your current situation, but sometimes you can lose sight of the longterm picture. (Shutterstock)
11:56 GMT
Don't jump ship before you get what you can out of the position you're in.
Competition gets fiercer as the social media giant prepares to launch a streaming music service. (AFP/File)
11:21 GMT
Competition may get fiercer if the social media giant decides to launch a streaming music service.