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June 22, 2017

Egyptian president Abdel Fattah el-Sisi. (AFP/ File)
12:00 GMT
Sisi could be the equivalent of a bad manager.
Uber's CEO Travis Kalanick stepped down from his position on June 20, 2017. (Tobias Hase/ AFP)
11:59 GMT
Uber's CEO resignation could be the first step needed to take the company public.
All allowances, bonuses and financial benefits will be restored with retrospective effect. (File photo)
11:42 GMT
Civil workers will receive all allowances, bonuses and financial benefits with retrospective effect.
WhatsApp introduced the video and audio calling feature in April last year. (File photo)
11:33 GMT
WhatsApp is no longer blocked for video and audio calls within the UAE.

June 21, 2017

The financial sector is no stranger to the phenomenon of ransomware attacks. (Pixabay)
15:17 GMT
Here's what the financial sector can learn from the WannaCry fallout.
The 10 planets bring the total to 50 planets that exist in habitable zones around the galaxy. (NASA/JPL-Caltech)
15:08 GMT
NASA has revealed 10 new rocky, Earth-sized planets.
More women above the age of 40 are seeking jobs in Oman. (AFP/ File)
15:02 GMT
More women above the age of 40 are seeking jobs in Oman.
Some jobs were designed for the "detail-oriented." (Pixabay)
14:57 GMT
Here's a list of jobs that truly need attention to detail.
Islamic finance is set to slow next year. (Adek Berry/ AFP)
14:43 GMT
The growth in Islamic finance is expected to lose momentum in 2018.
An Austrian soldier stands guard outside the OPEC headquarters in Vienna on November 29, 2016. (Joe Klamar/ AFP)
14:22 GMT
The 14-member organization is known for its massive resources, and its mistakes.
Healthcare providers in the GCC region are under fire. (Pixabay)
13:56 GMT
Patients across the GCC are no longer satisfied with healthcare providers.
A construction employee working atop a skyscraper in Dubai. (File photo)
13:44 GMT
Arabtec's board has approved increasing the company's share capital.
3D printed ball. (File photo)
13:11 GMT
UAE-based Immensa said it has launched the country’s first 3D printing facility.
Model of Turkey's Akkuyu nuclear plant. (Anadolu)
12:58 GMT
Rosatom plans to sell a 49 percent stake in Turkey's Akkuyu nuclear plant.
Emaar Properties chairman Mohamed Alabbar speaking at a conference in Dubai. (File photo)
12:13 GMT
Emaar Properties hires a new group chief operating officer.
Uber's CEO Travis Kalanick. (AFP)
11:52 GMT
Uber co-founder Travis Kalanick has stepped down as the company’s CEO.
The Saudi Stock Exchange (Tadawul). (AFP/ File)
08:48 GMT
The announcement comes after a series of market reforms taken by Tadawul.
Deputy crown prince and King Salman's son Mohammed is now crown prince. (AFP/ File)
08:13 GMT
King Salman ousts nephew and names son as next in line to thrown.
An Airbus A400M on display at the Paris Air Show 2015. (Eric Piermont/ AFP)
07:00 GMT
Boeing, Airbus battle it out at Paris Air Show this year.
Data science and analytics jobs are on the rise. (Pixabay)
00:10 GMT
Data science is one of the fastest-growing interdisciplinary fields of work globally.
Think twice before opening that email. (File photo)
00:04 GMT
Impersonation attacks are the new e-mail scam.

June 20, 2017

More millionaires in the UAE. (Pixabay)
23:59 GMT
The UAE saw a 6 percent increase in millionaire households last year.
Dubai's flying taxi. (TA)
23:54 GMT
Dubai is set to conduct trial run of its manned autonomous air taxis later this year.
Saudi Aramco. (AFP/ File)
22:49 GMT
Saudi Arabia is taking steps toward maximizing the value of the oil giant.
Snapchat. (File photo)
22:43 GMT
Time Warner will produce shows for Snapchat.
A currency trader in Tokyo observes progress in the US presidential election as a TV channel displays portraits of contenders Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump. (AFP)
22:40 GMT
Tokyo stocks extended their winning streak for a third straight session on Tuesday.
The project will provide legal identification to 1.1 billion people worldwide with no official documents. (AFP/ File)
22:34 GMT
Accenture and Microsoft are teaming up to build a digital ID network for refugees.
Barclays. (File photo)
22:23 GMT
British authorities on Tuesday charged Barclays and four former executives with fraud.
Tesla at the 2016 Shanghai Auto Show. (Johannes Aisele/ AFP)
22:15 GMT
Tesla will soon reach an agreement to produce vehicles in China.
Seismic surveys reveal 14 promising oil and gas basins in the Arctic. (Pixabay)
22:06 GMT
Preliminary data indicate a new oil field has been discovered in the Arctic.
Oman is the most cybersecure country in the Arab world. (Pixabay)
11:56 GMT
Oman is the most cybersecure country in the Arab world.
With this acquisition, Engie becomes Tabreed's key shareholder, along with Mubadala. (AFP)
11:14 GMT
France-based electric utility company Engie acquires a 40 percent stake in Tabreed.
Viceroy hotel on Abu Dhabi's Yas island. (AFP)
11:05 GMT
Mubadala is hoping to finalize a deal to buy the remaining 50 percent of the Viceroy Hotel Group.
CEO of Qatar Airways Akbar Al Baker speaks at Le Bourget airport, near Paris, on the opening day of the International Paris Air Show. (Eric Piermont/ AFP)
10:49 GMT
The Gulf rift will not stop Qatar Airways from growing, says Akbar Al Baker.
Summer vacations could trigger a less cautious approach to spending. (Pexels)
08:37 GMT
Summer vacations are around the corner, and with travel comes a lot of expenses.
The report has shown a particular increase in appetite for investments in technology-related sectors, such as IT, FinTech, and e-commerce. (File photo)
08:00 GMT
UAE emerged as the largest market in 2016 for private equity investment.

June 19, 2017

Saudi energy minister Khalid Al Falih. (Fayez Nureldine/ AFP)
20:00 GMT
The Saudi energy minister said the ministry is working on energy price reforms.
Some 8,000 workers will be transferred to other companies. (AFP/ File)
19:00 GMT
Employees of troubled construction company Saudi Oger will be moved to other firms.
Step 1: Do not multi-task. (Pexels)
14:29 GMT
There are some steps that you can do when you are in the never-ending to-do list situation.
US president Donald Trump. (AFP/ File)
14:20 GMT
The best place to seek refuge from the overwhelming deluge of news about US President Donald Trump might not be a remote island or cave, but the internet itself.
A number plate auction in the UAE in 2008. (Karim Sahib/ AFP)
14:18 GMT
At just Dh1,620, Dubai residents can now choose a five-digit plate numbered after any important event in their life.
A drone. (File photo)
13:48 GMT
KACST has announced that the first stage of a drone factory in Riyadh is almost complete.
Saudi riyals. (File photo)
13:38 GMT
GCC monetary conditions will continue to become tighter.
Kholoud Mousa. (SG)
13:29 GMT
Kholoud Mousa is the first Saudi woman certified public accountant in Saudi Arabia.
The report did not say who the navy suspected to be behind the attack. (File photo)
13:20 GMT
Saudi Arabia said it has thwarted a terrorist attack on a major offshore oilfield.
Qatar Petroleum's CEO Saad Sherida Al Kaabi. (File photo)
13:07 GMT
Qatar Petroleum said it will not suspend its gas supply to the UAE.
Financial data. (File photo)
12:32 GMT
A look at fintech in the GCC.
Muscat. (File photo)
12:21 GMT
Oman ranks as the leading Arab country for starting businesses, according to a new report.
Tourism remains a vital pillar of the Moroccan economy. (Pixabay)
12:09 GMT
Morocco has witnessed a significant increase in number of tourists visiting the country.
Jordan's Prime Minister Hani Mulki. (AFP/ File)
11:52 GMT
A Royal Decree was issued approving a reshuffle in Prime Minister Hani Mulki’s government.
Founder and CEO of Amazon Jeff Bezos. (AFP/ File)
11:37 GMT
Bill Gates currently holds the title for world's richest man.
Qatar has the third-largest proven gas reserves in the world. (File photo)
11:31 GMT
Standard and Poor’s (S&P) has downgraded Qatar Petroleum’s rating to “AA-“ from “AA”.
Japan eases visa procedures for UAE citizens. (Pixabay)
11:22 GMT
UAE citizens can now visit Japan without a pre-entry visa.

June 18, 2017

Total last November signed a deal worth $4.8 billion with China’s CNPC and Iran’s Petropars. (Denis Charlet/ AFP)
16:39 GMT
Iran says it expects to sign a long-delayed deal with Total over a key gas project "within the next few weeks".
A statue of Ramses II. (Pixabay)
16:30 GMT
Egypt’s GDP grew 25 percent in the first nine months of the current fiscal year 2016/2017.
King Salman. (AFP/ File)
16:16 GMT
The Saudi Public Prosecution will now be functioning under King Salman.
Almarai is considered the largest dairy company in the Gulf region. (File photo)
16:12 GMT
Almarai said it would increase its capital from SR8 billion to SR10 billion.
The bridge is expected to cost $4 billion to $5 billion and will be parallel to the current King Fahd Causeway. (YouTube)
16:07 GMT
A second causeway linking Saudi Arabia and Bahrain has been announced.
Gas workers. (File photo)
15:55 GMT
UK court issues injunction in favor of UAE’s Dana Gas in sukuk issue.
Amazon’s deal to buy a US grocery chain signals a significant threat to food retailers. (File photo)
15:45 GMT
Amazon sinks its teeth into supermarkets.
The project is slated for inauguration in 2019. (File photo)
15:36 GMT
Emaar Properties on Sunday said its hospitality arm will manage its first hotel in Saudi Arabia.
Qatar announced its plan to buy 36 F-15 jets from the US. (AFP/ File)
15:29 GMT
Qatar signed a $12-billion arms deal with the US last week.
In this video screened during the WEF 2015, Amman Mayor Aqel Biltaji speaks about investment opportunities in Jordan. (Courtesy of JT)
15:21 GMT
Jordan approved a number of public-private partnership (PPP) projects worth JD200 million.
Bali is one of the most popular destinations for travelers seeking the perfect destination for their Eid holiday. (Pixabay)
15:07 GMT
Here are some hot spots for UAE residents and expatriates to celebrate their Eid holidays.
The two smartphones have beaten their biggest competitors Apple's iPhone 7 and 7 Plus in several categories. (Jonathan Morrison/ YouTube)
15:02 GMT
Samsung's newly launched Galaxy S8+ and S8 have evolved as the top smartphones of the year.
Price pressure and reductions in projects have recently contributed to a slowdown for many companies. (Pixabay)
14:51 GMT
Opportunities still exist for companies to remain competitive.
Market benchmarks are one way of determining an employee's salary in the Middle East. (File photo)
14:42 GMT
Have you ever thought about how companies decide on their formal compensation structure?

June 15, 2017

Augmented reality is gaining traction at companies seeking to improve customer service. (Pixabay)
12:59 GMT
Emirates is reportedly studying ways to equip staff with augmented reality glasses.
Finding a job might take some time. (Pixabay)
12:55 GMT
While going to college might be the main goal for many, formal education is not the only thing that you get out of the experience.
The first step is to take stock of your current debt situation and to figure out exactly how much debt you owe. (Pixabay)
12:52 GMT
Here are six steps to become debt-free sooner.
Prince Alwaleed bin Talal will get a seat on Careem’s board. (File photo)
12:46 GMT
Alwaleed’s Kingdom Holding will get a seat on Careem’s board.
Emirates announced that it would expand its services in mainland China on May 3, 2016. (File photo)
12:27 GMT
The move is related to two incidents on April 17 and May 18.
Qatar's BeIN Sports is a global sports network broadcasting in the Middle East and North Africa, France, US, Canada, Indonesia, Philippines, Hong Kong, Australia and Taiwan. (YouTube)
11:31 GMT
Saudi Arabia plans an alliance to put an end to the monopoly of the BeIN sports channel.
Chairwoman of the US Federal Reserve Board Janet Yellen. (AFP)
11:09 GMT
The US Federal Reserve increased its key interest rate by 0.25%.
US dollars. (File photo)
10:29 GMT
The move could spur foreign investments to Egypt.
Trash builds up in Lebanon's capital. (Joseph Eid/ AFP)
09:07 GMT
Lebanon's garbage crisis sparks fresh outrage.
People protesting Egypt ceding sovereignty over the islands to Saudi Arabia at a demonstration in Cairo on June 13, 2017. (Muhammad Abd El Ghany/ Reuters)
08:28 GMT
The islands of Tiran and Sanafir are no longer Egyptian.

June 14, 2017

IMF's chief Christine Lagarde says loans to countries like Tunisia are a 'token of support'. (AFP/ File)
22:00 GMT
The IMF announces the disbursement of the second installment of a loan granted to Tunisia.
Iran's oil exports to Europe in May surged to their highest level since the lifting of sanctions in early 2016. (AFP/ File)
21:00 GMT
Iran oil exports to Europe return to pre-sanction levels.
OPEC has expressed concerns about an excess supply on the market as a result of the recovery in Libyan oil production. (AFP/ File)
20:00 GMT
Libya could be producing as much as 1 million barrels of oil per day by the end of July.
The new rules provide an opportunity for fintech businesses around the world to expand and thrive in Bahrain and the Gulf. (Eric Piermont/ AFP)
19:45 GMT
Bahrain has issued new rules for financial technology firms.
A new study has found that people on vegetarian diets lose more weight and muscle fat than those on conventional low-calorie diets. (Pixabay)
19:24 GMT
Vegetarian diets are the most effective diets for weight loss, according to a new study.
The Nokia 6, Nokia 5 and Nokia 3 represent a new Nokia, whose battle scars have healed and is roaring to have a go at reclaiming lost glory. (India Today)
19:21 GMT
Nokia's comeback has captured the imagination of the world ever since it took to the stage at MWC 2017 in February.
Every detail on your LinkedIn profile matters. (Chris Hamilton/ Vimeo)
19:17 GMT
We list out some of the things recruiters look for in a LinkedIn profile, and mistakes to avoid.
For many companies, the rising cost of providing health insurance for employees may prove unsustainable, leading some to cut the level of coverage they provide. (Pixabay)
19:10 GMT
Here are 7 things to include in your health insurance planning.
Saudi Arabia has plans for a free economic zone in Jeddah. (JEC)
19:00 GMT
A committee is studying a proposal to open a free economic zone in Jeddah.
The US and Europe were Turkey's top destinations for its military exports last year. (AFP/ File)
18:00 GMT
Turkey's defense industry was valued at $6 billion in 2016, an increase of 22 percent year-on-year.
During your probation period, it is important to avoid any complications that could set you back into a questionable status. (File photo)
16:09 GMT
To be successful during a probation period, you must keep in mind the following.
Apple is making its only tablet a more interesting machine. (Khaleej Times)
16:01 GMT
It seems that Apple is once again taking things to a new level.
The e-book offers entrepreneurs tools and guidance to create a successful business.
15:48 GMT
Aspiring entrepreneur? Download this free e-book.
A Qatari businessman will fly 4,000 cows to the Gulf desert to fill the void left by a collapse in the supply of fresh milk amid the recent blockade. (Pixabay)
15:08 GMT
Amid the blockade, one businessman decides to fly 4,000 cows to Qatar in an act of resistance.
German Chancellor Angela Merkel and other leaders pose for a picture during the two-day G20-Africa partnership investment conference in Berlin on June 12, 2017. (John Macdougall/ AFP)
14:38 GMT
Tunisia and Germany signed a partnership agreement for additional financial support.
Experts argue that firms in the Middle East seldom possess appropriate security training or awareness programs.
 (Pixabay)
11:59 GMT
Ransomware are stark reminders of cybersecurity risks that loom large over the region.
UAE companies will have to allocate funds and be actively involved in social responsibility initiatives by end of 2017. (File photo)
10:00 GMT
UAE wants to make social responsibility initiatives compulsory for all companies.
Saudi low-cost carrier Flynas is trying to steal Saudi employees from Qatar Airways. (File photo)
08:08 GMT
In a tweet, the carrier said it “welcomes the Saudi employees working on Qatar Airways Airbus A320.”

June 13, 2017

FIFA chief Gianni Infantino is confident the diplomatic crisis facing Qatar will not threaten the country's hosting of the 2022 World Cup. (AFP)
10:12 GMT
FIFA chief expects the diplomatic situation to revert back to normal by 2022.
Saudi Arabia's Energy, Industry and Mineral Resources Minister and chairman of Saudi Aramco, Khalid Al-Falih. (AFP/ File)
08:00 GMT
Saudi Arabia is on track to introduce solar and wind power into its energy mix.
Saudi Arabia to start collecting expat levy starting next month. (AFP/ File)
07:00 GMT
Expat levy is seen to boost kingdom's revenues amid low oil prices.

June 12, 2017

The app helps you calculate the correct amount of water you need to stay hydrated. (Trade Arabia)
23:11 GMT
A UK-based healthcare company has developed a mobile app to help maintain optimum hydration throughout different activities.