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The upcoming referendum on Kurdish independence has the potential to roil both geopolitical alliances and oil markets. (AFP/ File)
September 21, 2017 - 13:13 GMT
The upcoming referendum on Kurdish independence has the potential to roil both geopolitical alliances and oil markets.
Saudi Arabia announced in April that it will implement total Saudization in shopping malls. (AFP/ File)
September 21, 2017 - 12:53 GMT
Saudi Arabia announced in April that it will implement total Saudization in shopping malls.
More hotels will be opening in the UAE in 2018 than in any other country in the Middle East. (Ramada Hotel Ajman/ File photo)
September 21, 2017 - 12:32 GMT
83 hotels will open during the course of next year in the UAE.
The new regulations will be applicable from June next year on all Islamic banks in Bahrain. (Shutterstock)
September 21, 2017 - 11:42 GMT
Bahrain has announced new Sharia governance regulations applicable to Islamic banks.
Alshaya will also become a seller on Noon’s online marketplace. (Twitter)
September 21, 2017 - 10:50 GMT
The value of the deal and size of the stake were not disclosed.
The new company will focus on creating over 20,000 jobs in the sector. (AFP)
September 21, 2017 - 10:26 GMT
The company aims to create 22,000 jobs in the Kingdom's under-served sector.
King Salman has ordered the payment of $15 million aid for the Rohingya Muslims in Myanmar. (AFP/ File)
September 20, 2017 - 10:38 GMT
King Salman has ordered the payment of $15 million aid for the Rohingya refugees fleeing from Myanmar.
The US stance toward the Middle East is negatively impacting business and regional growth, according to experts. (AFP/ File)
September 19, 2017 - 18:00 GMT
The US stance toward the Middle East is negatively impacting business and regional growth, according to experts.
Read this interview with the Indian ambassador to Egypt, Sanjay Bhattacharyya. (Courtesy of the Embassy of India)
September 19, 2017 - 14:51 GMT
Read this interview with the Indian ambassador to Egypt, Sanjay Bhattacharyya.
The project will cost $57 million and is expected to improve the health sector in Jordan. (Courtesy of JU)
September 19, 2017 - 14:37 GMT
The project will cost $57 million and is expected to improve the health sector in Jordan.
The profitability of Gulf Islamic banks will deteriorate this year and in 2018 with several factors coming into play. (File photo)
September 19, 2017 - 14:28 GMT
The profitability of Gulf Islamic banks will deteriorate this year and in 2018 with several factors coming into play.
The funding round has boosted the company’s valuation to $5.1 billion. (Photo courtesy of Slack)
September 19, 2017 - 12:24 GMT
The funding round has boosted the company’s valuation to $5.1 billion.
The new rail project links the Red Sea port of Jeddah with Riyadh and the Arabian Gulf. (Shutterstock)
September 19, 2017 - 12:10 GMT
Saudi Arabia is planning to issue tenders for its long-delayed Land Bridge rail project.
The forum will focus on the fourth industrial revolution as its central topic. (Photo courtesy of WAM)
September 19, 2017 - 11:49 GMT
More than 30 economists are expected to speak at the event.
Mashreq Bank will cut 10 percent of its workforce as a direct result of artificial intelligence technology. (Courtesy of Mashreq Bank)
September 19, 2017 - 09:01 GMT
Mashreq Bank will cut 10 per cent of its workforce of over 4,000 in the next year as a direct result of artificial intelligence technology.
Two new shipping routes will link Qatar with vital ports in China, Turkey and Greece. (File photo)
September 18, 2017 - 15:24 GMT
Two new shipping routes will link Qatar with vital ports in China, Turkey and Greece.