Algeria

Algeria's Annual Inflation Rises in March 2017
27/04/2017 04:48 GMT

The evolution of the annual rate of consumer prices stood at 7% until the end of March 2017, said the National Office of Statistics. The evolution of the annual rate of consumer prices in March 2017... More


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Bahrain

Bahraini Carrier Partners with VFS to Facilitate Visa Issuance
27/04/2017 04:51 GMT

Gulf Air, Bahrain’s national carrier, has partnered with VFS Global, the largest visa service provider in the world, to facilitate visa issuance for passengers flying to Bahrain. Gulf Air passengers... More


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Egypt

Talaat Mostafa Affiliate Wins Egypt Project Deal
27/04/2017 04:51 GMT

Arab Company for Projects and Urban Development, an affiliate of Egyptian property developer Talaat Mostafa, has been awarded a contract to develop a full-fledged urban project in the country's new... More


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Iran

Overhaul Starts in Iran's SPGC
27/04/2017 04:55 GMT

Acting Head of Operations at South Pars Gas Complex (SPGC) Alamdar Babaei said that based on planning, the overhaul in 1st, 2nd, 3rd, 4th, 5th, 6th, 7th, and 9th refineries of SPGC will start on 19... More


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Iraq

Petrofac Secures Iraq Contracts
26/04/2017 06:45 GMT

Petrofac has secured a series of contract awards worth more than US$70 million for engineering, operations and maintenance services in Iraq. Petrofac’s Engineering and Production Services’ (EPS) East... More


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Kuwait

Court of Appeal Upholds Kuwaiti Govt. Decision to Raise Fuel Prices
26/04/2017 04:20 GMT

Kuwait’s Court of Appeals said that the government’s decision to increase the price of petrol was legal and in line with the constitution. The ruling on Sunday overturned a verdict by a lower court... More


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Libya

Eni Discovers Gas Offshore Libya
17/04/2017 04:20 GMT

Eni hit gas and condensates while drilling offshore Libya. The discovery was made during the drilling of the B1 16/3 well in the Gamma Prospect on Eni’s 100%-operated Contract Area D. The well,... More


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Oman

Oman Air to Launch Daily Muscat-Manchester Service
27/04/2017 05:02 GMT

Oman Air will start its new daily flight between Muscat and Manchester from May 1, 2017; the latest move in the airline’s ambitious and dynamic program of fleet and network expansion. The daily... More


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Qatar

Qatar Cuts Power, Water Consumption
27/04/2017 05:06 GMT

Qatar succeeded in achieving a per capita reduction of 18% in electricity consumption and 20% in water usage at the end of the first phase of the five-year National Program for Conservation and... More


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Saudi Arabia

Saudi Firm Unveils New Decorative Paint Range
27/04/2017 05:06 GMT

Saudi-based Middle East Paints Factory has chosen the Gulf Interiors expo, the region’s established annual showcase for luxury interiors, design and furniture being held in Bahrain, to launch three... More


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UAE

Emirati Airline Considering Radical Options in Aviation
27/04/2017 04:57 GMT

Emirates is considering some radical solutions to what its chairman, Sheikh Ahmed bin Saeed Al-Maktoum, on Tuesday admitted will be a “challenging” time ahead for the region’s biggest carrier and... More


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Yemen

Yemeni-Omani Businessmen Review Trade Ties
13/04/2017 08:43 GMT

Businessmen from Oman and Yemen discussed exchange of trade between two neighboring countries and sought to reap maximum benefits from available resources in both the countries and create a win-win... More


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General News

GCC's Hospitality Project Value High in Q1 of 2017
27/04/2017 04:59 GMT

The total value of the GCC's 1,153 hospitality projects exceeded Dh544.62 billion (US$148.2 billion) in the first quarter of 2017, according to BNC Network, – the largest and most comprehensive... More


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