February 1, 2016
With the help of Japanese firm JGC, Banagas plans on expanding its business.
A bourse for the trading of the region's agricultural commodities will be launched as part of Egypt's plans to be a hub for grain exchange.
After months of negotiation, Saudi Telecom ups it stakes in Viva.
The consortium includes Chinese and European partners and will includes plans to build the $1.6B Royal Atlantis Hotel and $386M Palm Gateway project.
A better work-life balance helps to keep stress levels in check, but certain professions put on the pressure. Make sure your interests and disposition are well matched.
Weeding out a few misconceptions about money management.
Trust, personal opinions, and personal space in relationships all get eroded by overusing social networks.
Abu Dhabi will host its first-ever Kite Festival on February 19.
Demand for quality home care is outstripping supply in the GCC due to factors such as demographics, over-capacity in public facilities, and high numbers of chronic lifestyle ailment sufferers.
Higher security-related costs such as insurance premiums and higher fuel consumption present major challenges for airlines flying over the region.
January 31, 2016
Bahrain has enlisted UK agency M&C Saatchi to spearhead a global tourism campaign that will have a soft launch at Bahrain Formula One in April.
In a welcome move to ease Lebanon's crowded roads, a Lebanese engineer has invented a new carpooling app that connects hitchers with rides.
The billionaires continue their battle on Twitter.
Under Egypt's latest measures, higher import taxes on hundreds of imported products will be imposed on February 1 in an effort to protect local industries.
Qatar becomes a Partner Exchange and commits to transparency and maintaing standards under the voluntary United Nations Sustainable Stock Exchanges initiative.
Whether it's done with tech or talk, children should learn the basics of financial literacy: saving, borrowing and shopping around.
Loose lips can sink ships, and your reputation too. Keep it confidential when it comes to talking about your co-workers.
The IMF has warned Bahrain that urgent fiscal reforms are needed to combat the country's widening deficit.
The Dubai Electricity and Water Authority has opened the tenders for the development of the Dubai Green Fund, the framework for clean energy investment.
January 28, 2016
Landmark hotels in London and Paris have proven to be irresistible to Arab investors.
Rental demand in Saudi Arabia is expected to increase as low oil prices have slowed the construction of affordable homes.
The new partnership will establish a state-of-the-art pediatric center in Abu Dhabi and allow seamless referrals of specialized cases to the renowned children's hospital.
According to the plan, some 20,000 cars are expected to be built in the $200M factory in Oman, which is expected to break ground by the end of 2016.
Saudi Arabia’s King Abdulaziz University and The American University of Beirut are the top universities in the Arab world, according to the latest Times Higher Education table.
Despite challenging markets, DIB has joined the billion dollar profit club for 2015.
The grant is part of NetHope Foundation's Project Reconnect, which targets refugee education.
A draft proposal to encourage foreign investment would overturn the current requirement for foreign investors to have Omani partners with at least a 35 percent stake.
Whether your goal for the New Year is fitness, financial or family-oriented, there's an app to help you.
The Arab Fund for Economic and Social Development deal comes as a loan to support two dam projects and to conduct income-generating feasibility studies.
Zeid Hreish joined Uber as Senior Operations Manager and has oversen launches in Qatar, Bahrain, Riyadh and Jeddah.
With occupancy rates below five percent, the majority of hotels in the Red Sea resort of Taba have been forced to shut down.
The joint venture between Iran's Bank Saderat, Bank Melli and Bahrain's Ahli United Bank was put under administration last year.
Jordan is set to purchase an undisclosed number of Arlan armored vehicles, weapons and equipment under a new military cooperation agreement with Kazakhstan.
The proposed Doha-Auckland route would take 18 hours and 25 minutes, beating the Qatas Dallas-Sydney and Dubai-Panama City routes.