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Iran expects to export 1 million tonnes of surplus wheat and its products this year. (AFP/ File)
July 20, 2017 - 13:03 GMT
Exports are set to help with job creation and economic boom in the sector.
Last year's coup attempt, geopolitical developments and the referendum process have all affected Turkey's economy. (AFP/ File)
July 20, 2017 - 12:54 GMT
Turkey ran a budget deficit of about $7 billion during the first half of this year.
The drop in Abu Dhabi rents is expected to persist throughout 2017. (Shutterstock)
July 20, 2017 - 12:44 GMT
Rents of apartments, villas and offices in Abu Dhabi fell during the second quarter of 2017.
A rendering of Hamad Port. (Twitter)
July 20, 2017 - 11:05 GMT
Hamad Port has succeeded in breaking the siege imposed on Qatar since June 5 with the opening of five new shipping lines.
The GCC region has several characteristics that can speed up the growth of IoT, including broadband penetration and a young, tech-savvy population that is ready for a revolution in digital services and connectivity. (Pixabay)
July 20, 2017 - 10:48 GMT
The Internet of Things (IoT) solutions market in the GCC region is poised for solid growth.
Leading banks such as Emirates NBD, Emirates Islamic and Dubai Islamic Bank have posted strong first-half  financial results. (AFP)
July 20, 2017 - 10:24 GMT
Leading UAE banks have posted strong first-half results for 2017.
The new system is designed to automatically detect late or non-payment of salaries to employees in the private sector. (Shutterstock)
July 20, 2017 - 09:59 GMT
Oman will monitor salary payments made to employees in the private sector.
The ambitious project connects Makkah with Madinah passing through Jeddah, King Abdulaziz Airport and King Abdullah Economic City in Rabigh. (Photo courtesy of Saudi Railways)
July 20, 2017 - 09:33 GMT
The Haramain Express Train arrived at Jeddah station for the first time in a test drive.
President Donald Trump vowed during his presidential campaign to re-open NAFTA. (AFP/ File)
July 19, 2017 - 12:56 GMT
The Trump administration seeks to renegotiate the North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA).
An Austrian soldier stands guard outside the OPEC headquarters in Vienna on November 29, 2016. (AFP/ File)
July 19, 2017 - 12:43 GMT
OPEC has appointed Saudi Arabia's Dr. Ayed Al-Qahtani as the new director of the Research Division.
An expat waits for his flight at the King Khalid International airport on February 16, 2017. (Fayez Nureldine/ AFP)
July 19, 2017 - 12:34 GMT
Expat workers do not have to pay the fee for dependents who are in the Kingdom on a visit visa.
The world's first operational police robot stands at attention in Downtown Dubai on May 31, 2017. (AFP)
July 19, 2017 - 12:16 GMT
Non-oil sectors will account for more than 80 percent of GDP in the UAE and Saudi Arabia by 2025, says a new report.
The kingdom is preparing to implement a new version of its Nitaqat program for companies from September 3. (AFP/ File)
July 19, 2017 - 09:20 GMT
The kingdom will implement a new version of its Saudization program starting from September 3.
Sheikha Lubna Al Qasimi, UAE Minister of State for Tolerance, was voted the most powerful Arab woman in government in 2017. (Photo: Zayed University)
July 18, 2017 - 20:00 GMT
Forbes ME has revealed its list of the Arab world’s most powerful women, and the UAE is on top.
Across the Arab world, the use of new technology is creating opportunity and equality - but that doesn't come without disadvantages. (File photo)
July 18, 2017 - 18:00 GMT
Does technology unite or divide us? Or both?
Citizen Eco-Drive One. (Photo courtesy of Citizen)
July 18, 2017 - 16:42 GMT
Citizen has just launched the ultra-thin, light-powered Eco-Drive One.