January 21, 2013
Saudi Arabia yesterday announced a contribution of $ 1.88 million toward UNHCR’s humanitarian program in Myanmar providing shelter to Rohingyas in Rakhine state.
Syria’s capital Damascus suffered power cuts over night, the Associated Press reported.
Financial aid to Egypt from Arab nations has topped $9 billion, mainly from oil-rich Saudi Arabia and Qatar.
Sanctions against Arab Bank were upheld by a US court after a lawsuit accusing it of providing banking services to Hamas and other U.S.-designated terrorist groups.
Iraq has discovered more oil in the country after the first exploration by state-owned companies in more than 30 years.
Yemen's parliament approved the budget for the 2013 fiscal year worth $13 billion
Egyptian stocks rose only slightly on Sunday following an uneven week, despite experts' predictions that a proposed deal between a Bill Gates-led group and Egypt's OCI would fire the exchange.
January 20, 2013
Turkey has reportedly lifted ban on a Turkish cargo plane carrying Ghana’s commitments to Iran in gold, which had been locked up for lacking proper documents.
Saudi Arabia’s inflation this year is expected to reach 4.3 percent year-on-year down from 4.5 percent in 2012, say economic analysts.
The United Arab Emirates current oil production is 2.6 million barrels per day, according to Energy Minister Mohammad Bin Dhaen Al Hamili.
Iraq has reopened its border with Jordan, allowing goods trucks to move across the border, after it was closed on January 9.
A $6.5 billion European Union loan to Egypt will only be granted once the International Monetary Fund has signed its own $4.8 billion loan to the country.
Gunmen in southeast Yemen have blown up an oil pipeline that transports some 8,000 barrels per day to export terminals on the Gulf of Aden, suspending operations, a local official said on Saturday.
Libyan officials have said that Libyan oil and gas installations are extremely secure and played down any threats of similar attacks such as that happened in Algeria during the last four days.
An American army general has warned against Iranian cyber attacks, saying they were turning the Islamic Republic into a 'force to be reckoned with'.