September 19, 2014
While major events were once the domain of Europe and North America, Asia is now viewed as a 'safe pair of hands' when it comes to hosting the world's biggest sporting competitions.
September 18, 2014
Meanwhile, the California tech giant said a bug in its HealthKit health and fitness application platform prevented its release along with the launch of its iOS 8 operating system for iPhones and iPads.
It was only the second sukuk issue from a conventional bank outside a predominantly Muslim country; HSBC issued $500 million of sukuk in 2011.
Qatar has faced growing criticism, as the tiny Gulf state has used its hydrocarbon wealth to back a wide range of Islamists across the region.
European airlines have finally opened up to Gulf carriers, forging partnerships and selling stakes, after decades of distrust and allegations of unfair competition.
Egypt's finance minister is predicting growth rates of up to 6 percent within three years, which would mark a major turnaround following three years of political turmoil that has crippled the economy.
September 17, 2014
The Middle East experienced a decline in its billionaire population over the past year.
German Chancellor Angela Merkel said she expected cooperation with Qatar in the energy sector to grow in the years ahead, saying progress was already being made in the area of liquefied natural gas (LNG)
The foundation work for the state-of-the-art school has begun at a cost of BD4.6 million ($12.2 million), it added.
Its report, issued three weeks after a truce, said a strong world response to rebuilding needs could ultimately spur economic growth.
İstanbul housing prices shot up 21.65 percent in August year-on-year, according to figures from real estate market analyst Reidin.
China’s foreign direct investment in August fell to a low not seen in at least two and a half years, underscoring the challenges to growth facing the world’s second-biggest economy.
The expansive Dubai Trade Centre-Jebel Ali complex features a centrepiece Dubai Expo 2020 gated facility spread across 150 hectares and a surrounding residential, hospitality and logistics zone.
The Suez Canal corridor project planned by a consortium led by Dar Al-Handasah will cost $220 billion over fifteen years, said Ashraf Salman, Egypt's investment minister,
The UAE has approved the construction of two additional nuclear power reactors at the Barakah site in the Western Region of the Abu Dhabi emirate by the Emirates Nuclear Energy Corporation (Enec)