Xpeng signs partnership with UAE’s Ali&Sons

Tesla’s Chinese rival Xpeng signs partnership with UAE’s Ali&Sons

The electric carmaker will offer the G6 and G9 SUV models in UAE from Q3 2024

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Sheikh Mohamed meets Jordan’s leader during fraternal visit

The UAE and Jordan enjoy robust economic ties with significant trade and investment flows

AD Ports Group to digitalise Aqaba port operations

AD Ports Group’s Maqta Gateway to digitalise Aqaba port operations

The implementation of port community system marks the first ever export of Abu Dhabi’s key port digitalisation solution


Travellers put off holiday trips to Middle East as Israel crisis rages

Leisure travel demand to the region was hit after the Israel crisis broke out on October 7

Jordan cancels summit with President Biden, Sisi and Abbas

Jordan cancels summit with President Biden, Sisi and Abbas

The proposed summit between the US President, King Abdullah II and Palestinian and Egyptian leaders was cancelled after Gaza hospital explosion

EFG Holding’s Valu to launch in Jordan in early 2024

EFG Holding’s Valu to launch in Jordan in early 2024

The fintech firm said its expansion into Jordan is at an advanced preparation stage

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Saudi edtech YaSchools raises $600,000 in seed round, plans for expansion to Jordan

Since the launch of its microlending services in early 2023, YaSchools has received financing requests worth more than $40m

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UAE President Sheikh Mohamed in Jordan following Bahrain visit

Sheikh Mohamed’s trip is intended to bolster long-standing ties between the UAE and Jordan

UAE receives wanted terrorist from Jordan

The UAE’s Federal Supreme Court in 2013 sentenced Khalaf Abd Al Rahman Humaid Al Rumaithi in absentia to 15 years for terrorist activities

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Top 12 getaways for Eid this year

With Eid just around the corner, many people in the UAE are already planning their vacations to celebrate the occasion with their loved ones

Air Arabia Abu Dhabi launches flight to Amman

Air Arabia Abu Dhabi marks inaugural flight to Amman

The new direct flights will connect Abu Dhabi International Airport to Queen Alia International Airport in Amman with a frequency of three flights weekly

UAE, Egypt, Jordan, Bahrain sign industrial deals worth $2bn

UAE, Egypt, Jordan, Bahrain sign industrial deals worth $2bn

The agreements were signed at the third Higher Committee meeting of the Industrial Partnership for Sustainable Economic Development, held in Amman on February 26

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Masdar inaugurates Jordan’s Baynouna Solar Park

The Baynouna Solar Park produces over 560 gigawatt-hours of energy annually – enough to power 160,000 homes

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AD Ports Group, Aqaba Development Corporation inaugurate Aqaba Cruise Terminal

The new terminal marks the launch of the first of five strategic mega projects planned between AD Ports Group and Aqaba Development Corporation


Threat landscape insights and predictions for 2023

At Kaspersky’s annual Cyber Security Weekend – META, its experts discussed various topics and threats specifically facing enterprises, businesses and industrial organisations


UAE-based fintech Ziina eyes Jordan in regional push

The company successfully raised $9m during a seed round from prominent investors

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In pics: UAE President, regional leaders inspect tourism project in Egypt

The leaders were briefed about the five-star hotel which features several tourist facilities

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In pics: Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman’s regional tour

The Crown Prince left Turkey on Wednesday, June 22, bringing an end to his regional tour that also took him to Egypt and Jordan

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Saudi investments in Jordan amount to $14bn: Saudi Chambers of Commerce and Industry

The figures were cited in an economic report issued by the Saudi Chambers of Commerce and Industry during Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman’s visit to Jordan


Abu Dhabi’s ADQ, Jordan’s Ministry of Digital Economy and Entrepreneurship launch $100m tech fund

The fund will be dedicated to tech startups and companies specialised in sectors such as telecommunications, financial services and education, among others

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Oil prices are ‘nowhere near’ peak yet, says UAE minister

The UAE is the third largest producer in OPEC

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Saudi wealth fund to take $185m Jordanian bank stake

The Public Investment Fund signed a subscription agreement that would involve it buying 63 million newly issued shares

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UAE, Egypt and Jordan agree on $10bn industrial partnership investment fund

The five areas that the three countries will cooperate on include food, agriculture and fertilisers; pharmaceuticals; textiles; minerals and metals; and petrochemicals

Abu Dhabi Fund for Development opens five colleges in Jordan

The colleges were built with ADFD funding worth Dhs80.3m

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Jordan’s Capital Bank lists $100m bond on Nasdaq Dubai

The bond is the first issuance of its kind for a Jordanian bank on the exchange

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Wizz Air Abu Dhabi to offer Dhs70 flights to two cities in Jordan

The flights to Aqaba and Amman will operate twice a week

AD Ports Group signs multiple agreements for tourism and maritime enhancement projects in Jordan

It will be the first facility to be developed by AD Ports Group in the Hashemite kingdom of Jordan and its first cruise facility outside of the UAE

Advanced infrastructure and youth talent pave way for Jordan’s growing ICT sector

The government initiative ‘Jordan Source’ will facilitate and ease new investments into Jordan’s digital outsourcing economy and create more jobs for its digital talents

Saudi Arabia chases $64bn Hollywood dream

The kingdom is launching its first international film festival

US backs $650m air-to-air missile sale to Saudi Arabia

The Aim-120 missile is one of the US Air Force’s top air-to-air weapon systems