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Bahrain Estimates New Oil Discovery Has 80 Billion Barrels

<b>An oil and gas discovery announced during the weekend off the coast of Bahrain could hold at least 80 billion barrels, the government announced</b> …

Is Windows Dying?

<b>Times are tough for the once-ubiquitous Windows operating system, and following a recent email from Microsoft CEO Satya Nadella outlining the</b> …

Tunisia Sees 23 Percent More Tourists in March, Revenues Hit $187 Million

<b>Tourism receipts in Tunisia edged up by 23% to 457 million dinars (MD) by the end of March, against 371 MD in the same period in 2017, according to</b> …

UAE Driving License Now Accepted in 50 Countries

<b>UAE driving licences can now be used to drive and hire cars in 50 countries, according to reports.</b>The National cited the Ministry of International …

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Saudi Arabia Signs Theme Park Deal With US-Based Six Flags

<b>Saudi Arabia’s Public Investment Fund (PIF) has announced an agreement with US theme park operator Six Flags to establish a new attraction in the</b> …

Bahrain’s Labor Force Shrinks in 2017, First Time in 5 Years

<b>Bahrain’s labour force shrank for the first time in five years in 2017 as the Gulf island kingdom tackled tough economic conditions.</b>In comments …

25 Jobs at Risk of Being Taken Over by Robots: Full List

<b>With technological advances being the norm, many of the everyday tasks have slowly been replaced by computer-enabled machines, robots or automation</b> …

Photos: Dubai Unveils New Japanese Restaurant With Just 9 Seats

<b>Luxury hotel Bulgari Resort Dubai has announced the opening of a Japanese restaurant with just nine seats for diners seeking an “ultra-exclusive”</b> …

It's Time to Start Questioning the 5 'Economic Policy Commandments'

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Video: Will Smith Goes on a Date With Sophia the Robot, and Things Get Awkward

<b>Sophia, the first ever artificially intelligent robot with a Saudi citizenship, is literally leading the life we all long for.</b> She met one of the …

UAE Startups Lead MENA Region in Investment, at 70 Percent

<b>The UAE's vibrant startup industry has now reached levels where investors are exploring verticals in select sectors attractive for investment, paving</b> …

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When you are running a business and managing a team, one of the most important aspects of your job is to keep your employees motivated.<p>How do you …

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Jordan: Unsold Apartments Since 2015 Valued at JD1 Billion

<b>Housing developers will hold a week-long work strike to be followed by a sit-in to protest the recently endorsed building by-law, which they said</b> …

How to Get Rid of Debt in UAE: 3 Tips to Help You

<b>In times of necessity, and also luxury, a personal finance or credit card can provide a lot of support. Unfortunately, accessing easy credit can also</b> …

iOS 11 and iOS 11.3 Problems: How to Fix Them

<b>New iOS 11.3 problems for the iPhone and iPad prove that Apple can't fix all of the bugs with its mobile operating system update. We're here to help</b> …

UAE Banks May Hike Fees to Offset Additional VAT Costs in 2018

<b>As banks in the UAE grapple with the new value-added tax (VAT) regime and the high compliance costs associated with mandatory tax registration, it is</b> …

Saudi Arabia Announces Completion of ‘Tourist Visa’ Rules

<b>The Saudi Commission for Tourism and National Heritage (SCTNH) has announced that the regulations for tourist visas have been completed and submitted</b> …

Dubai's Prime Property Prices More Affordable Than Global Peers: Report

<b>Dubai's prime residential property prices have been softening, which made the emirate more economical than most of its peers around the …

5 Ways to Answer the Question ‘Why Should We Hire You?’

<b>You have probably heard this question countless times if you are in the market for a new job in the Middle East. This is not an out-of-this-world</b> …

Despite Challenges, Global FDI Hits $1.52 Trillion in 2017

<b>Global investment is seeing a bumpy recovery as worldwide foreign direct investment (FDI) flows reach $1.52 trillion in 2017, according to the World</b> …

Turkey, Muslim Countries to Launch Islamic Megabank in 2018

<b>A proposed Islamic investment megabank, which has been in the pipeline for years, is likely to be launched in 2018, according to the Islamic</b> …

3D Fun: Emirates, Etihad Begin VR Trials in Airport Lounges

<b>Abu Dhabi’s Etihad said today it would introduce SkyLights Aero Virtual Rality entertainment headsets at its first class and business class lounges</b> …

Are You an Overspender? 3 Signs to Look For

<b>There is a stereotype of people who get in financial troubles. You might think of them as overspenders or irresponsible. That could be true; but</b> …

Jordan: Iraqi Investor First to Receive Citizenship Under New Law

<b>Approval was issued on Monday for an Iraqi investor to obtain Jordanian nationality under an incentives scheme introduced by the government recently,</b> …

M&A Deals in Middle East Down 57 Percent in 2017: Report

<b>M&A deal value in the MENA region declined by 57.6% despite deal count maintaining a level that was consistent with the previous year, Mergermarket,</b> …

UAE Opposed to Protectionism, Top Official Says

<b>An undersecretary at the Ministry of Economy on Monday said the country opposes protectionism policies as he reiterated the UAE’s commitment to</b> …

10 Laws of Landscape Photography

<b>Landscapes can be one of the easiest of all photographic subjects to shoot. Basically, all you need to do is find a nice view in the right lighting</b> …

Is Gold Headed to $1,500 This Spring?

Brexit Countdown Begins: What's Next?

<b>The one year countdown on the UK’s departure from the European Union (EU) has officially begun; popularly known as ‘Brexit’ (shorthand for Britain</b> …

Gulf Crisis: No Umrah for Qataris This Ramadan?

<b>The reoccurrence of last year's scenario of preventing Qatar's citizens and residents from performing the Islamic ritual of Umrah pilgrimage during</b> …