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The cheapest smartphones can prove to be valuable for those escaping countries including war-torn Syria and Iraq, as they help connect with loved ones abroad while rebuilding lives in their new homes.
In the United Arab Emirates, Pokémon Go is the hottest thing to hit the nation and the Middle East since, well, 50C temps in the summer.
With advances in desalination, irrigation and water recycling, Israel has become the global water superpower.
According to a Norwegian energy consultancy, the U.S. edges out Russia by just over 3 percent and holds the mantle of having the world's largest oil reserves.
For many Muslims, spread across the world from southeastern Europe to Indonesia, daily routines often center around work. The holy month of Ramadan provides a time for them to reflect and count their blessings.
The popular Blue Bottle Coffee company is upping the ante with a high-end cup of joe sourced from Yemen that would make some of the most expensive cafes in Dubai or New York City blush.
The Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC)’s six member countries — Kuwait, Saudi Arabia, the United Arab Emirates, Bahrain, Qatar and Oman – are home to more than 60 percent of the world’s water desalination facilities. The majority of clean drinking water ...
Donald Trump's views on renewables range from tepid acceptance to hostility. And while he does not have a clear energy plan articulated, clean-energy companies should be worried about a potential Trump presidency.
According to a survey conducted by Transparency International, 1 in 3 citizens in the Middle East and North Africa reported paying at least one bribe in the past year.
Despite the challenging economic and political environment in the Middle East, renewables -- especially solar power technologies -- are enjoying a surge, from the Mediterranean shores of North Africa to the posh cities within the oil-rich Gulf nations.
Oil ministers from OPEC countries met in Doha, Qatar, to see if they could all find a way to freeze production in order to bring price stability. But those talks ended in acrimony and with no agreement on prices.
Despite reports to the contrary, more than a third of Masdar City's developed area will be completed within the next five years, a significant proportion of it by third-party developers whose projects will be realized according to Abu Dhabi's Estidama sustainable building standards.