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July 21, 2016

The new mobile app, which is based on a 1990s Nintendo game, has created a global frenzy as players roam the real world looking for cartoon monsters (AFP/Josep Lago)
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The incident, which happened last week, is the latest of many “bizarre” situations taking place around the city
The Alcatel Idol 4s with VR headset costs about 1799 AED. (Tbreak)
14:00 GMT
Everything about the phone is likeable- starting from the packaging which is basically a VR headset.
Economic growth in the country had been subdued ever since oil prices fell from record highs two years ago. (File photo)
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According to the government, the new law will allow foreign investors 100 percent ownership in various market sectors.
Egypt's rail authority is facing significant losses. (Shutterstock)
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The vital railway suffers from years of negligence due to the reliance on a manual system for maintenance and the signals system.
Saudi tourists are the target market for a new tourism and hotel-booking site. (AFP/File)
11:00 GMT
HotelGate is launching a special site focused on the needs and wants of Saudi tourists.
While the value of the Turkish lira has dropped, banks remain stable. (AFP/File)
10:00 GMT
Turkish banks and the deputy prime minister and reassuring foreign investors that the country's economy is still stable, despite recent events.
With a little planning, money management doesn't have to be an overwhelming task for millennial expats. (Shutterstock)
08:18 GMT
While young expats can be tempted by living lavishly, cutting back is the key to building savings while young.
The world is full of leaders who say, “let’s study it more”, when in reality that phrase means no. (File photo)
08:10 GMT
Leaders who achieve look for reasons to say “yes”. They focus on how to make a good idea great and then to make it happen.
Prime Minister Hani Mulki attends the signing of a deal between Jordan and the EU on simplifying the rules of origin. (Photo courtesy of EU mission)
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The major provision that is expected to make a difference is that the Europeans have allowed made-in-Jordan products to include more than 70 per cent of production inputs from non-local materials.
Lebanon's Shia movement Hezbollah acts as a parallel government in parts of the country, providing a range of social services. (AFP/Rouba El Husseini)
07:13 GMT
Salameh said the U.S. law must be enforced to keep Lebanon's banks within the global financial system and stabilize the hugely indebted economy as neighboring Syria's civil war hits tourism and growth.
The Middle East, along with Afghanistan and Pakistan, is set to see economic growth of 3.4 per cent this year and 3.3 per cent for 2017. (AFP/File)
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World forecast, however, revised down to 3.1% in 2016 and 3.4% in 2017.
Built 146 years ago, the Suez Canal is one of the world's most heavily used shipping lanes. (AFP/File)
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Monthly revenues have tumbled at the start of this year in January and February before climbing up again in March by 11.8 per cent compared to the month before, reaching EGP 3.477 billion.

July 20, 2016

Salalah Air has planned to ramp up its fleet size to 22 aircraft over the next five years. (File photo)
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Salalah Air will link the capital of Dhofar with the main destinations in Oman for locals and tourists alike.
Big family conglomerates in Saudi Arabia are also under pressure from authorities to invest more in the economy now that oil prices are low. (File photo)
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SBG has long enjoyed a privileged position in Saudi Arabia, but the group's future will remain under pressure in the face of new economic realities.
Barclays is divesting its Africa unit as part of a plan to simplify its structure and seek higher shareholder returns. (AFP/Carl Court)
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Banks have now been invited to submit bids to takeover Barclays banks in Egypt, with the bank's equity value estimated around $400 million.
In addition to arm sales to the UAE, the US has separately approved the sale of 246 missiles and other equipment to Japan worth $821 million.  (AFP/File)
10:00 GMT
The US State Department has authorized the sale of 14,640 bombs and guidance kits to the UAE to fight Daesh in Iraq and Syria.
Online courses have a big impact on businesses because they are so much cheaper. (Shutterstock)
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The rapid rise in numbers of professionals looking to undertake further education online is hampered by the lack of suitable courses, especially those delivered in Arabic.
Dubai hopes to make 25 per cent of all transportation trips in Dubai smart and driverless by 2030. (Gulf News)
08:59 GMT
The app-based car service said the pods would be safer, more efficient and environmentally friendly than today’s vehicles.
Signature designs, including the MANDA shoe and BOW clutch both of which have been re-invented specifically for the Middle East. (Igdigital.com)
08:54 GMT
Jimmy Choo will be launching a special collection of shoes and bags that will be exclusive to Jimmy Choo stores in the UAE and KSA.
Vacancies on offer in the UAE went up by 10 per cent in June 2016. (File photo)
08:41 GMT
Overall hiring activity in the Gulf is still slow, but things are looking better in the UAE.
94 basic food products would be exempted from the tax in the UAE. (File photo)
08:35 GMT
Each of the GCC countries will issue their own VAT legislation, providing details on what would be subject to VAT.
The smart city will be completely sustainable and provide about 200 megawatts of electricity using photovoltaic roofs on homes and other premises.  (Photo courtesy of Gulf Business)
08:30 GMT
The Dhs 30 billion-Desert Rose City will cover an area of 14,000 hectares on Dubai-Al Ain Road, accommodating up 160,000 people.
The B/Attitude Spa in Dubai. (Buddha Bar)
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Euromonitor International's report indicates that UAE captures more than 14 percent of MENA's flourishing health and wellness tourism.
The Central Bank of Jordan said that banks can invest up to 10 percent of their capital. (File photo)
06:30 GMT
The Jordan Investment Fund aims at investing in national development for-profit mega projects in strategic sectors like transportation, energy, water and infrastructure.

The project is divided into several phases and Empower will produce 30,000 RT by the fourth quarter of this year. (Nooz.com)
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Empower will build up to six cooling plants in Jumeirah Village Circle and Jumeirah Village Triangle to provide 260,000 refrigeration tons (RT) for the 400 buildings.

July 19, 2016

Egypt’s President Abdel-Fattah El-Sisi, far left, with African heads of state at the AU summit in Kigali, Rwanda. (AFP/Cyril Ndegeya)
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On the sidelines of the African Union Summit in Rwanda, Egypt's President Sisi and Ethiopian PM Desalegn agreed to begin technical studies on the Grand Renaissance Dam.
The new OnePlus 3 retailing for a mere $399. (File photo)
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When you look at the substantially more expensive Samsung Galaxy S7, these two phones have a lot in common.
You will need to know if your employer can cover costs, how much money you will need until you get your first pay cheque and how much additional money you should have access to in case of an emergency. (File photo)
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Before you embark on a relocation or home renovation, make sure you plan and budget for as much as you can.
Employers of choice do a great deal of listening to discover potential needs and solve problems. (File photo)
12:05 GMT
Taking care of your people is the centerpiece of a successful business.
The group has been beset by financial and legal difficulties due to the crane accident, government cuts and a fall in oil prices. (File photo)
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The troubled Saudi contractor has requested extra time to meet a debt repayment, claiming it is awaiting outstanding payments from the government for completed works.
Iran has courted potential European and Asian trading partners as sanctions pressures ease. (File photo)
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Iran continues to courted potential European and Asian trading partners as sanctions pressures ease, but operational hurdles remain.
His Highness Shaikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, UAE Vice President and Prime Minister. (File photo)
10:58 GMT
Mind the gap - in wealth? Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum and his son Shaikh Hamdan bin Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum spotted on the tube.
Egypt's attempts to revive the tourism sector were dealt another blow in May when the Airbus A320 crashed into the Mediterranean, killing all 66 people on board. (File photo)
10:00 GMT
British aviation security experts have returned to Cairo International Airport to review security measures for London-bound flights.
The joint fleet would also include six Ultra Large Container Vessels.  (UASC.net)
09:00 GMT
The new company created between Germany's Hapag-Lloyd and Dubai-based United Arab Shipping Company will have 237 ships with a total transport capacity of 1.6 million TEUs and revenues of around $12B.
Ras Laffan Industrial City, located 80 km north of Doha is Qatar's main site for production of liquefied natural gas and gas-to-liquid.  (IMGwide.com)
08:00 GMT
The five-year contract covers engineering and support services for its gas-to-liquids complex at Ras Laffan Industrial City in Qatar.
Bank Asya is a participation bank allegedly affiliated with US based cleric Fetullah Gulen, whom Turkish authorities accuse of plotting the failed 16 July coup attempt. (AFP/Adem Altan)
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Banking operation Bank Asya, allegedly linked to Gullen supporters, were temporarily suspended in Turkey after the tender for the sale of the bank did not attract any bids.
More than six years have passed since the ratification of the Offshore Petroleum Resources Law. (Shutterstock)
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Despite announcement of a breakthrough in the six-year battle to develop Lebanon's oil and gas reserves, the hopes of passing vital decrees have hit another stumbling block.

July 18, 2016

From a civil aviation perspective, drones are key to promoting the Dubai Smart Government Vision, and the DCAA are ensuring flight safety of Dubai's airspace. (Shutterstock)
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The Dubai Multi Commodities Centre (DMCC) has team up with the Dubai Civil Aviation Authority (DCAA) to launch a trading platform to boost the commercial drones market.
Qatar emerged as one of the prominent markets for passenger car aftermarket components among the GCC nations. (File photo)
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Increasing motorization rate from a rising number of nuclear families and expatriates in Qatar will boost demand for car components from the aftermarket segment.
APICORP Headquarters in Dammam, Saudi Arabia. (Trade Arabia)
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The Saudi shipping company and the Arabian Petroleum Investments Company (APICORP) aims to own 15 giant oil tankers, financed from the fund's capital.
Pro-Erdogan supporters celebrate in Ankara on July 17, 2016 following the failed coup attempt. (AFP/Adem Altan)
10:00 GMT
Turkey's economy suffered immediate fallout after Saturday's failed coup, but will government reforms help it bounce back?
UAE property prices are considerably cheaper than in other leading cities in the world and have dropped significantly since mid-2014. (Shutterstock)
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High mortgage deposit requirements, doubling transfer fees and stringent lending policies remain major barriers to home ownership in the UAE.
Emojis have become a means of daily conversation and expression. (Shutterstock)
08:29 GMT
These are the top 25 emojis used across Instagram, released for World Emoji Day on July 17.
Other than credit and debit cards, another mechanism leading the way is prepaid cards. (File photo)
08:21 GMT
The rising trend of cashless payments has led to greater financial inclusion, supporting much of the non-bankable population.
Simply put, your employer brand is your promise to your employees and future candidates. (File photo)
08:06 GMT
Having a successful employer brand increases employee engagement, higher job acceptance rates and can help you market yourself as an employer of choice.
RWE operates in concession areas at the Red Sea’s Gabal El-Zeit, Ras Gharib, Ras Badran in Abordes in South Sinai, and Desouk in Kafr El-Sheikh. (File photo)
08:00 GMT
RWE has allegedly not been paid its accumulative dues by the Ministry of Petroleum for its development in four Suez concessions, leading to unpaid salaries for its workers in June.
Jafza is now one of the world’s biggest free zones, accounting for almost 32 percent of total FDI (foreign direct investment) flow into the country. (Arabian Supply Chain)
07:53 GMT
Free zone growth in the GCC is showing no signs of slowing, but they are not immune from the evolving global dynamics and policy imperatives.
Cost competitiveness has improved in recent decades, allowing nuclear technology to become a serious component of energy diversification strategies. (File photo)
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The expectation is that nuclear power will account for only three percent of Middle East electricity generating capacity by 2040, according to Apicorp's latest report.
The emirate’s flagship urban project, Dubai South is conceptualised to manifest the themes of happiness as set out in the Dubai Plan 2021. (Trade Arabia)
06:00 GMT
The infrastructure and design contracts have been awarded to top industry leaders for development projects in the city's Residential District, adjacent to the Expo 2020 Dubai site.
Qatar Airways confirmed that its flights are operating as scheduled to both of Istanbul's airports. (File photo)
05:00 GMT
Emirates,Etihad, and Qatar Airways have announced that flights to Istanbul's Ataturk and Sabiha Gokcen have resumed following on July 16 attempted coup.

July 17, 2016

A spokesman from the Greater Amman Municipality’s (GAM) traffic department claims the Uber app affects the flow of work for other means of transport. (File photo)
13:00 GMT
Officials in Jordan have warned that the popular car-service app is not licensed in the country and have moved to ban the app, issue fines and confiscate vehicles driven illegally.
The International Finance Corporation sees great opportunities for Jordan to ramp up private sector participation in its economy. (Shutterstock)
12:00 GMT
The Jordan Country Partnership Framework (CPF) 2017-2022 takes aim at economic growth, job creation, social inclusion and the refugee influx.
Once the framework agreement on implementation of VAT is reached, GCC countries have one year from January 1, 2018, to implement it. (File Photo)
10:42 GMT
VAT will be implemented from January 1, 2018. Here's why it is needed and how it will impact residents and businesses.
95% of Middle East professionals think that networking and maintaining relationships has been important to their career success. (File photo)
10:37 GMT
Everyone has a different perspective of success; what it means, how to reach it, what they owe their success to and things to help you stay on top of your game.
Borsa Istanbul said the coup plotters had tried to occupy its building but failed in the face of resistance from police and security officers. (File photo)
10:21 GMT
Top institutions from across Turkey’s business world express support for the country and its democratic institutions.
Despite negative elements, Moody’s noted that the private equity of Lebanese banks will remain stable in general. (File photo)
10:18 GMT
Moody’s latest report about the credit rating of Lebanese banks, maintained its negative outlook of the local lenders amid a volatile regional situation and lower GDP growth.
TV.ae, a blend of Netflix and YouTube, will begin searching for Middle East-based content creators to write and produce short shows and films to be hosted on the site. (Akhbarak.net)
10:00 GMT
Abu Dhabi-based Advance Digital will will fund and host five to 10 creators to help them make pilot shows on the Netflix rival service.
The app did not send its first notification until over three hours after the Tunisian drove down the Promenade des Anglais seaside boulevard on Bastille Day. (AFP/File)
09:45 GMT
France's SAIP app was supposed to flash a warning on a user’s mobile phone screen if there was an attack close to their location or suspicion of an imminent strike.
According to Euromonitor, the biggest challenge facing Egypt is insecurity. (File photo)
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Egypt is already considered a cheap destination and another round of currency devaluation is unlikely to revive tourism specifically without improvements to security, analysts say.
Arabtec reported Dh46.4 million in net losses for the first quarter of 2016, and earlier reported Dh2.3 billion in net loss for the full-year 2015. (File photo)
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The facility will provide Arabtec will additional funding to be directly deployed towards delivering ongoing and newly-awarded projects.
The ministry has also set restrictions on offices recruiting workers from overseas, mandating that they submit a two-year bank guarantee of KD 40,000 ($132,358) (File photo)
05:58 GMT
Minimum wage is now set at $198.54 a month, and follows last year's legislation establishing a limit of an eight-hour workday, mandatory weekend and 30 days of annual leave.

July 16, 2016

Flight tracking website FlightAware.com so far listed 33 canceled departures for Friday and Saturday. (AFP/File)
07:45 GMT
Flights out of Istanbul's Ataturk Airport have been suspended while inbound flights bound are being diverted to nearby countries or turning back in the aftermath of an attempted military coup.

July 14, 2016

The first installment will be allocated to the areas of the relief of the displaced, education, health, and social care.  (File photo)
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The Iraqi government has received a $634 million installment from the IMF, the first of three payments expected in 2016.
The Omagine Project will have seven pearl shaped buildings, each with a different theme.  (Omantourism.gov.com)
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The Omagine Project will have three hotels, a boutique mall, an open air amphitheatre, exhibition venues, marina area, offices, dining and entertainment venues.
Why rely on the airplane's inflight entertainment system when you can bring your own in the palm of your hands? (Pixabay)
12:17 GMT
Make your transit more enjoyable with a bit of tech.
The secretary general of the UAB expects the British pound devaluation and resulting inflation following the Brexit vote to have negative implications for Arab remittances.  (Infowoman.gr)
12:00 GMT
Remittances of Arab expatriates from Britain to Arab countries amounted to about $560m in 2015 of which 29.8 percent went to Egypt, 27.5 percent to Lebanon, 8.7 percent to Morocco and 7 percent to Yemen.
The most common machines have various security features such as watermark and ultraviolet detection. (Wikipedia)
11:46 GMT
If you don't want to invest in a detection device, can you tell the difference between a fake and the real deal?
Of total SWF assets around the world, $4.9 trillion comes from oil and gas. (File photo)
11:14 GMT
Sovereign wealth funds (SWFs) are pools of money stored by governments in funds or corporations to generate profits.
Singapore's Raffles Hotel, the flagship of FRHI Hotels & Resorts. (Wikipedia)
11:00 GMT
With 450 luxury FRHI properties now under its belt, the French chain better known for its mid-market hotels will turn its focus on opportunities in the high-end markets in the Middle East.
The reservoir of King Talal Dam is the largest reservoir in Jordan, storing freshwater and treated wastewater for irrigation in the Jordan Valley. (Wikipedia)
10:00 GMT
The UN-funded project tackles the efficient use of treated wastewater for irrigation by preserving harvested rainwater in sand dams.
Strata is an advanced composite aero-structures manufacturing company and a unit of Mubadala. (Wikimedia Commons)
09:00 GMT
Under the new agreement with European planemaker Airbus, Abu Dhabi's Strata Manufacturing will provide components for Airbus A330, A350 and A380 planes.
The number of jobseekers in the region who share the same frustration is actually higher than the global average. (File photo)
08:35 GMT
LinkedIn asks professionals in the region about challenges they face when applying for jobs.
Saudi Arabia will allow imports of beef and beef products from US cattle less than 30 months of age, with the policy expanded after a phase-in period. (Shutterstock)
08:00 GMT
The agreement ends a halt to sales imposed in 2011 after the US had a case of bovine spongiform encephalopathy (BSE) commonly known as mad cow disease.
Egyptair's Boeing 737-800. (Wikimedia Commons)
07:00 GMT
EgyptAir will add another nine Boeing 737-800 aircraft to its existing fleet of 20, with plans to expand their fleet to 105 airplanes by the end of the 2020/21 fiscal year.
Kuwait is looking into offering 20 to 30 percent of the four subsidiaries’ stocks for public subscription, keeping the majority of stock in government lock. (Shutterstock)
05:54 GMT
Kuwait is currently looking into the potential public listing of four subsidiaries of the national oil company, Kuwait Petroleum Corporation (KPC).

July 13, 2016

In the absence of reliable market data, developers are continuing to build despite a seemingly saturated market. (Promofair/Dream 2016)
13:00 GMT
Lebanon's Dream 2016 is showcasing a wealth of new real estate projects to attract Lebanese expats and locals, despite a sluggish economy and oversupply concerns.
In January, Gulf Air announced orders for 45 aircraft in total with deliveries commencing from Q2 2018. (AFP/File)
12:00 GMT
The new agreement between Gulf Air and Rolls-Royce follows recent wide-body orders by the carrier designed to meet its expansion plans.
In September 2015, 107 people were killed and more than 200 injured when a crane belonging to the Saudi Binladin Group collapsed onto the Grand Mosque in Mecca. (AFP/File)
11:00 GMT
The date of the first hearing of the suspects implicated in last year's crane collapse at Mecca's Grand Mosque is expected to be announced in the coming days.
Emirates scored the highest in terms of the quality of inflight entertainment, while Qatar Airways’ business class cabin was voted the world’s best. (File photo)
10:57 GMT
Emirates, Etihad and Qatar Airways were awarded a place in Skytrax's top ten of the world's best airlines 2016, in a gala ceremony at the Farnborough Airshow in the UK.
New image renders might give us an idea of the upcoming Android smartwatch. (Tbreak)
10:22 GMT
Android Police has rendered an image of Google's Nexus smartwatch based on descriptions from an 'unnamed source'.
We have a fundamental belief at Bayt.com, that without our community, we would not be where we are today. (Bayt)
10:14 GMT
The holy month is a time when many people choose to reflect on their lives, become better people and better businesses by spreading kindness and giving to those in need.
Because of Brexit, GCC banks which are looking for alternative sources of funding to compensate lower government deposits are unlikely to receive new external funding from the UK. (Shutterstock)
10:00 GMT
The UK's decision to quit the EU will not have major credit impact on GCC sovereigns, according to ratings agency Moody’s.
Overall, crude oil prices remain suppressed after breaching the $50 threshold earlier this year. (Shutterstock)
09:00 GMT
The market reacted favorably to OPEC's latest report which predicts a reduction in output from non-member states.
The developers hope to involve some of the 250,000 Filipinos currently living and working in Qatar to take part in the project. (MetroCebu.ph)
08:00 GMT
Plans for the hospital are based on a new model of community partnership with Qatari investors and community members as stakeholders in the business.
Snow City cost SR100 million and has been built over 5000 square metres with an hourly capacity of 350 people.  (Khaleej Times)
07:00 GMT
The new snow-themed leisure and entertainment attraction at Al-Othaim Mall Rabwa will have a year-round temperature of -3 degrees.
Chinese-Egyptian relations have developed positively over the past period after the Chinese President visited Cairo last January, in a trip that was the first of its kind in 12 years. (File photo)
06:00 GMT
Egyptian projects to be supported by China span the electricity, transport, housing, industry and communications sectors.

July 12, 2016


Beirut came in above the Cambodian city of Siem Reap, but just below the historic Italian city of Rome.  (Shutterstock)
13:00 GMT
The Lebanese capital ranked 12th in a reader's survey in the New York-based travel magazine, making it the only Arab city on the list this year.
The availability and ease of accessing this debt make it harder to resist the temptation of using it. (File photo)
11:34 GMT
Instead of going on a shopping spree to celebrate your extended credit limits, consider your options and exercise even more financial restraint.
The five attacks occurred in 2014 in Israel, West Bank and Jerusalem. (UPI/Baz Ratner/Pool )
11:20 GMT
The suit, filed in a NY court by families of five American victims, argues that Hamas has regularly used Facebook services for recruitment, communications among members and to plan and carry out attacks.
Pokemon Go allows players to flit between the real and virtual world. (File photo)
11:05 GMT
Experts have warned that signing up to play Pokémon Go gives the app full access to your Google account.
St Petersburg Island will be surrounded by 90 floating seahorse villas, each connected to the island via floating jetties. (THOE)
11:00 GMT
St Petersburg Island, one of six clusters in The Heart of Europe project, will now be developed as an exclusive honeymoon resort, a first for the UAE.
It is urgent to take action and seek long-term solutions to minimize the impact of the skills gap. (File photo)
10:46 GMT
Employers continue to report difficulty in finding the right candidates with the skill sets required to match the demands.
Careem was founded in 2012 ex-McKinsey consultants Mudassir Sheikha and Magnus Olsson. (Careem)
08:48 GMT
Careem will invest $100m in R&D with plans expand its teams in the UAE and Pakistan and open new R&D centres in Egypt and Germany.
Boeing projects a demand for 39,620 new airplanes over the next 20 years, an increase of 4.1 per cent over last year's forecast. (File photo)
07:00 GMT
Boeing predicts that the Middle East will be the be the fourth-largest region in terms of new aircraft deliveries by 2035 with 3,310 airplanes.
Analysts suggest that in Saudi Arabia, the old-age dependency ratio will rise to 23 per cent in 2050 from 4 per cent in 2015. (AFP/File)
06:00 GMT
With the elderly population of Saudi Arabia expected to rise from 3 to 15 percent by 2050, the absence of absence of reforms to contain the cost of age-related spending will pressure public spending.
As part of the campaign tourist agencies will holiday deals at competitive prices tied to flights across the country.(EgyptAir)
05:05 GMT
The 'Your vacation in Egypt' campaign runs from July 14 to September 5, is sponsored by the Civil Aviation Ministry to promote tourism in Sharm al-Sheikh, Hurghada and Luxor.

July 11, 2016

The Qatar Airways cargo division’s fleet is scheduled to grow by 22 aircraft by 2017. (File photo)
14:00 GMT
Qatar Airways Group says that the 2016 fiscal year is their 'best ever', registering a compound annual growth rate of 28 per cent from its relaunch in 1997 to March 31, 2016.
Last year, outgoing Saudi tourists spent SR24.1 billion abroad. (File photo)
13:40 GMT
The Saudi Commission for Tourism and National Heritage reports an increase in local tourism increased by about six percent to 15.4 million people so far this year.
Mohammed Al Kurd is an 8-year-old boy living in a refugee camp in Rafah. (Bayt)
13:14 GMT
Mustaqbali and Bayt.com helps children such as Mohammed Al Kurd from Gaza break out of their shells and succeed.
Solar Impulse 2 will land in Cairo from Seville on July 13, 2016. (Wikimedia Commons)
13:04 GMT
Solar Impulse 2 left Abu Dhabi in March 2015 and is travelling around the world to promote clean technology.