May 13, 2015
Despite calls for relief from the pressure of rising living costs, many employers in the UAE are still reluctant to increase staff allowances this year.
Israel's plan may improve demand for its natural gas and help boost ties with Jordan.
Egypt expects to invest $30 billion in the coal industry as the country continues to face an energy crisis.
The kingdom's use of tablets is expected to grow in the next five years as more schools began using devices in their curriculum.
The train stopped running since the start of the Syrian conflict in 2011, but was relaunched earlier this month to "put a smile on people's faces."
Are the rewards that credit card companies hand out to consumers simply a way to confuse them?
A roundup of themes in the Arab media landscape, at the two-day conference of the Arab Media Forum in Dubai.
UAE is awarding $5m for research projects on rain enhancement.
Palestinian engineer Diaa Abu Assi has developed a seawater desalination machine to help alleviate Gaza's water shortage.
Payfort's recent report names Egypt as the largest internet market in the Arab world, and projects promising growth in the e-commerce market.
GCC-US summit: Arab security chiefs convene in Washington, as Vienna meeting revisits nuke framework
Despite snub from three GCC leaders, summit begins at the White House today and moves to Camp David, with Iran high on the agenda.
Oil prices are unlikely to trade at $100 a barrel again in the next decade, according to OPEC's latest report.
About 190 million out of 1.44 bilion Facebook users are in MENA: Arab Media Forum
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May 12, 2015
The two leaders agreed to more labor cooperation among member states and to defend the rights of Palestinian workers.
Tourism activity in Lebanon jumped in the first three months of this year after years of lulls.
An ambitious scenario suggests the economy would expand by 7.5 percent in ten years.
Nearly 3.27 million tonnes of food produced and imported in the UAE is being wasted every year, a market leader said Monday.
The method's announcement comes a week after the National Iranian Oil Company said the country would invest $20 billion to boost its crude oil production.
"The exporters have always been our first priority as they are Turkey's pioneers in the world economy," Turkish Prime Minister Ahmet Davutoglu said Monday.
The Egyptian real estate company's Q1 profits rose more than seven times the previous year's.
Sharia-compliant investments are increasingly on offer in the Maldives.
Hochtief wins $296m Qatar tunnel contract.
The Egyptian defense ministry will have a 60% share in a national body that controls the country's telecoms infrastructure.
Smart ambulance app links patients to medical staff while awaiting the ambulance in Dubai.
The US has granted Jordan with 100,000 tonnes of wheat worth $25m, part of a $1bn aid package over the next three years.
50,000 social housing units were delivered to the Egyptian government, to help alleviate the country's housing crisis.
Plans for the launch of Oman's debut sovereign sukuk are nearly complete, according to Oman's Ministry of Finance.
Taxi-hailing app comes to Jerusalem, with special promotions on launch day.
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Researchers asked people what their biggest financial mistakes had been - the top two answers were unanimous.
May 11, 2015
With regional IT spending topping $211bn last year, the HR Tech MENA Summit in Dubai plugs into innovation as a means of transforming human capital management.
A new neighborhood center will be built next to the Villa Lantana residential community in Dubai's southern Al Barsha.
The Bank of Israel has ordered Israeli banks to establish a policy for working with companies and banks in Russia.
Integrated Diagnostics Holdings (IDH) became the first Egyptian healthcare company to complete a UK offering.
Lebanon's finance minister warned Monday that the country would face $1.2 billion worth of losses if the parliament doesn't reconvene.
Israel will be adding to its fleet of vessels safeguarding the country's maritime borders, the Defense Ministry said Monday.
Jordan's King Abdullah said investments play a vital role in boosting the kingdom's economy.
Officials of the Gulf Cooperation Council agreed to continue with plans to add a value-added tax in their six nations, suggesting low oil prices may be behind the new support for the potential reform.
DHL has opened a $20.2 million logistics center in Riyadh's King Khalid International Airport.
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Hotel room supply to grow to over 9000 in the next five years in Egypt, according to a report by Colliers International.
Dubai welcomes Hult-Prize social entrepreneurs, who will be tasked to address youth unemployment in the ME.
The trend for Middle East students to study abroad continues to grow, often sponsored by their own governments.
Samsung waits for the Apple smartwatch hype to subside before launching their round-faced smartwatch, according to SamMobile.
Here are some tips for improving your smartphone photography.
If a picture is worth a thousand words, then Instagram is your roadmap to success in finding that creative job.
May 10, 2015
Demand for residential units is projected to outweigh supply as prices surge by at least an estimated 15 percent.
Power struggle: despite regional resources, the GCC must have a mult-tiered approach to addressing electricity needs
Gulf states must move on several fronts to fulfill the region's rising electricity needs.
Developers hope the new tourism package in Aqaba will offer foreigners incentive to stay longer.
Boeing plans to boost Kuwait's air power with $3bn worth of Super Hornet fighter jets.
Emirates airline annual profit surges 40% to $1.2 billion, thanks in part to a drop in oil prices.
The new Islamic bank Tabarak officially launched in London with $1.1 billion available for project financing.
The Saudi Power exhibition shows the latest technologies being offered worldwide to help address industry challenges in power consumption.
SodaStream's CEO said the closure of its West Bank factory at East Jerusalem is moving ahead faster than planned.
The UAE's ambitious plans for growth also means an increasing demand on health services. Is telemedecine the solution?
Financial stress is a major cause of divorce, yet newlyweds often have little experience with money management. Start your marriage off on solid ground with these basic tips.
The three day global airport industry exhibition in Dubai is being billed as 'the biggest airport show in history'.
Qatari investment group now owns a majority stake in London's iconic Claridges hotel.
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Bahrain-based ABC Islamic Bank announced a 75 per cent increase in first quarter profit to $6.1 million.
If you've had enough of being pestered to join games on Facebook, it only takes a few clicks to block the requests.
Instagram plans an 'emojineering' project to decipher the correlation between emoji use and common words.
May 9, 2015
UAE becomes the first Arab country to be allowed to travel within the Schengen area without a visa.
Saudi's national airline cancels its contract with the company that flew its jet to Tel Aviv for maintenance.
May 8, 2015
UPDATE: Following earlier mass resignation, 224 Egyptair pilots back on duty after intervention from President Sisi
224 Egyptair pilots withdraw their resignations, bowing to pressure from President Sisi.