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April 18, 2016

If you are serious about making a drastic shift in your career, be prepared to work for free to learn the ropes. (Bayt)
10:53 GMT
Working for an international organization or non-profit is not just about getting field experience; you need the required skills and commitment.
QIA has stake of just over 25 percent in Sainsbury's. (Retail Gazette)
10:00 GMT
Qatar Investment Authority (QIA), CVC Capital Partners and Canada's Brookfield had reportedly planned the takeover last autumn.
Fahd Hariri, the youngest son of slain Lebanese Prime Minister Rafik Hariri, is the youngest Arab billionaire.  (Richest Net Worth)
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Five new Arab billionaires join Forbes' list, whilst Saudi families continue to dominate.
The Line 6 project will boost its production by 540,000 tonnes per annum (tpa), bringing its total production capacity to 1.5 million tpa. (Image courtesy of Trade Arabia)
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Aluminium Bahrain (Alba) will be the world’s largest single-site aluminium smelter upon completion of the landmark Line Six project contracted to Bechtel.
Daesh has introduced new taxes including tolls for truck drivers, fees for anyone installing new or repairing broken satellite dishes, and 'exit fees' for anyone trying to leave a city.  (AFP/File)
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A drop in oil production after air strikes, a smaller tax base and the coalition's 'bombing the Daesh cash' campaign have forced the militants to seek new sources of income.
The latest move is one of many attempts to decrease the number of expats in the country, who make up 70 percent of the population. (File photo)
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Kuwait Municipality is cracking down on the number of expats employed, with a view to making them redundant.
Failure to clinch the freeze deal can weaken prospects for recovery of oil prices that have fallen by up to 70 per cent since their peak in mid-2014. (File photo)
05:05 GMT
A meeting of the world's oil producers, minus Iran, failed to reach an agreement on a strategy to combat sliding oil prices.

April 17, 2016

Lebanese Prime Minister Tamam Salam (R) and French President Francois Hollande shake hands as they give a joint statement following their meeting in Beirut on April 16, 2016. (AFP/Stephane de Sakutin)
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Parliament Speaker Berri reportedly asked the visiting French President to help resolve the dispute over Lebanon's Exclusive Economic Zone, in order to expedite oil and gas investment.
The North African country has repeatedly delayed a return to international debt markets after selling its first international bond in five years last June. (File photo)
13:00 GMT
On the sidelines of an IMF meeting, Egypt's Finance Minister announced a delay of the bond issuance until after the first half of fiscal year 2016/2017.
The conference also assessed the necessary steps required for takaful players to build the industry's financial strength. (File photo)
12:37 GMT
Delegates at the 11th annual World Takaful Conference note that greater education and awareness of Islamic insurance products would help grow the industry.
Two in three young Arabs (62 per cent) use WhatsApp on a daily basis, according to the survey.  (File photo)
12:33 GMT
The instant messaging app is the most popular social media platform amongst Arab youth, according to a new survey.
Essential food items and daily necessities will be VAT-exempt. (File photo)
12:00 GMT
With a five-percent VAT coming into effect in 2018, investors are concerned that added operational costs will be passed onto consumers.
When choosing a card, you need to also think about the way you manage your personal finances. (Pixabay)
11:55 GMT
Credit cards represent the most expensive form of debt, so it's important to read the fine print when selecting a card.
If you’re experiencing stress outside the office, you may have less tolerance for office shenanigans.  (Shutterstock)
11:43 GMT
If your work environment has become stressful, it's time to look at the triggers.